Top 10 Quotes by 1408

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Mike Enslin: [describing the room] There's a sofa, a writing desk, faux antique armoire, floral wallpaper. Carpet's unremarkable except for a stain beneath a thrift-store painting of a schooner lost at sea. The work is done in the predictably dull fashion of Currier and Ives. The second painting is of an old woman reading bedtime stories - a Whistler knockoff - to a group of deranged children while another Madonna and child watch from the background. It does have the vague air of menace. The third and final, painfully dull painting, the ever popular "The Hunt". Horses, hounds and constipated British lords. Some smartass spoke about the banality of evil. If that's true, then we've in the 7th circle of hell. [turns off tape recorder and pauses, then turns it back on] Mike Enslin: It does have its charm

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Mike Enslin: [Olin gives Enslin the room key] Most hotels have switched to magnetics. An actual key. That's a nice touch, it's antiquey. Gerald Olin: We have magnetic cards also, but electronics don't seem to work in 1408. Hope you don't have a pacemaker. Mike Enslin: [into his tape recorder] General manager claims that the phantom in room interferes... Gerald Olin: I have *never* used the word "phantom." Mike Enslin: Oh, I'm sorry. Uh, spirit? Specter? Gerald Olin: No, you misunderstand. Whatever's in 1408 is nothing like that. Mike Enslin: Then what is it? Gerald Olin: It's an evil fuckin
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Mike Enslin: [sobbing] No... no, you can't take her twice...

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Mike Enslin: Why don't you just kill me? Room 1408: Because all guests of this hotel enjoy free will, Mr. Enslin
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Mike Enslin: [staring at the endless door] Open it.

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Mike Enslin: I was out!
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[Into tape recorder, as he prepares to step out the window onto a ledge] Mike Enslin: If something should happen, if I should slip and fall, I want it known that it was an accident. The room did not win

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Book Store Cashier: Where is the best place where I can see ghosts? Mike Enslin: Guaranteed? Haunted Mansion, Orlando
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Mike Enslin: [yelling] I want... my *drink*!

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Gerald Olin: The first victim, Mr. Kevin O' Malley, sewing machine salesman, checked into the hotel the first week it opened, October, 1912. Mike Enslin: Cut his own throat, right? Gerald Olin: Well that's not the horrific part. Afterwards, in a fit of insanity, he tried to stitch himself back together using an old sewing needle before he bled to death. [leans over Mike] Mike Enslin: Easy,