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Quotes from Erin Brockovich

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    • Erin Brockovich: For the first time in my life, I got people respecting me. Please, don't ask me to give it up.
    • Ed Masry: What makes you think you can just walk in there and find what we need?
    • Erin Brockovich: They're called boobs, Ed.
    • Kurt Potter: Wha... how did you do this?
    • Erin Brockovich: Well, um, seeing as how I have no brains or legal expertise, and Ed here was losing all faith in the system, am I right?
    • Ed Masry: Oh, yeah, completely. No faith, no faith...
    • Erin Brockovich: I just went out there and performed sexual favors. Six hundred and thirty-four blow jobs in five days... I'm really quite tired.
    • Erin Brockovich: Are you going to be something else that I have to survive? Because... to tell you the truth... I'm not up to it.
    • Erin Brockovich: NOT PERSONAL! That is my WORK, my SWEAT, and MY TIME AWAY FROM MY KIDS! IF THAT IS NOT PERSONAL, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IS!
    • George: How many numbers you got?
    • Erin Brockovich: Oh, I got numbers comin' outta my ears. For instance: ten.
    • George: Ten?
    • Erin Brockovich: Yeah. That's how many months old my baby girl is.
    • George: You got a little girl?
    • Erin Brockovich: Yeah. Yeah, sexy, huh? How 'bout this for a number? Six. That's how old my other daughter is, eight is the age of my son, two is how many times I've been married - and divorced; sixteen is the number of dollars I have in my bank account. 850-3943. That's my phone number, and with all the numbers I gave you, I'm guessing zero is the number of times you're gonna call it.
    • Erin Brockovich: Isn't it funny how some people go out of their way to help others, when others just fire them?
    • Ed Masry: Fine! Fine!
    • Ed Masry: Look, I'm sorry but you were gone for a week. I assumed you were off having fun.
    • Erin Brockovich: Oh, and why the hell would you assume that?
    • Ed Masry: I don't know. You look like someone who likes to have fun.
    • Erin Brockovich: Oh, so by that standard I should assume that you never get laid.
    • Ed Masry: I'm married!
    • [after a pause]
    • Ed Masry: Look. What is this all about?
    • Erin Brockovich: Do you want to know? Then you'll have to hire me back. I've got a ton of bills to pay.
    • Donna Jensen: You're a lawyer?
    • Erin Brockovich: NO, no... I hate lawyers. I only work for them.
    • Erin Brockovich: Annabelle Daniels: 714-454-9346. 10 years old, 11 in May. Lived on the plume since birth. Wanted to be a synchronized swimmer so she spent every minute she could in the PG&E pool. She had a tumor in her brain stem detected last November, an operation on Thanksgiving, shrunk it with radiation after that. Her parents are Ted & Rita. Ted's got Crohn's disease, Rita has chronic headaches, and nausea, and underwent a hysterectomy last fall. Ted grew up in Hinkley. His brother Robbie, and his wife May and their five children: Robbie Jr, Martha, Ed, Rose & Peter *also* lived on the plume. Their number is 454-9554. You want their diseases?
    • Erin Brockovich: I don't need pity, I need a paycheck. And I've looked. But when you've spent the past six years raising babies its real hard to find somebody who pays worth a damn, are ya getting every word of this down honey or am I talking too fast?
    • Donna Jensen: 'Cause of the chromium.
    • Erin Brockovich: The what?
    • Donna Jensen: The chromium. Well, that's what kicked this whole thing off.
    • Erin Brockovich: Don't be too nice to me, OK?
    • George: Why?
    • Erin Brockovich: It makes me nervous.
    • [parrying Erin's rejection of free babysitting]
    • George: Are you always this hard on people who try and help you?
    • Erin Brockovich: I'm out of practice.
    • George: What's the matter? You got so many friends, you don't need one more?
    • Matthew Brockovich: This girl's about my age. Is she one of the people you're helping?
    • Erin Brockovich: Yeah, she's really sick so I'm going to get her some medicine to feel better.
    • Matthew Brockovich: Why doesn't her own mom get her medicine?
    • Erin Brockovich: Because her mom's really sick too.
    • Matthew Brockovich: Oh.
    • [the inciting moment]
    • Erin Brockovich: I'm sorry. I just don't see why you're corresponding with PG&E about your medical problems in the first place.
    • Donna Jensen: Well, they paid for the doctor's visit.
    • Erin Brockovich: They did?
    • Donna Jensen: You bet. Paid for a checkup for the whole family. And not like with insurance where you pay and a year goes by and maybe you see some money. They just took care of it just like
    • [snaps fingers]
    • Donna Jensen: that. We never even saw a bill.
    • Erin Brockovich: Wow. Why'd they do that?
    • Donna Jensen: Because of the chromium.
    • [to Ed, trying to persuade him to hire her]
    • Erin Brockovich: Now, I'm smart, I'm hard-working and I'll do anything... and I'm not leaving here without a job.
    • [pause]
    • Erin Brockovich: Don't make me beg. If it doesn't work out, fire me... But don't make me beg!
    • Ed Masry: You're emotional, you're erratic. You say anything, you make this personal, and it isn't.
    • Erin Brockovich: Not personal? That is my work! My sweat! My time away from my kids! If that's not personal, I don't know what is.
    • [starts to cough]
    • Ed Masry: Hey, come on. Come on. Go home. Get well. Because you're no good to me sick. I need you, all right? This case needs you.
    • [after a meeting]
    • Donna Jensen: Oh, I made some bundt cake. Let me get some coffee, too.
    • [Gets up to leave]
    • Ed Masry: Sorry, we have to be getting back...
    • [under her breath in Ed's ear]
    • Erin Brockovich: Have a fuckin' cup of coffee, Ed.
    • [to Donna]
    • Ed Masry: Coffee would be great, thanks.
    • [after Ed sits back down next to him]
    • Pete Jensen: My wife makes great bundt cake.
    • Ed Masry: I love bundt cake.
    • Erin Brockovich: I gave the whole town a blow job.
    • [Erin opens her door and sees Ed Masry not AFP's Ed McMahon]
    • Erin Brockovich: Wrong Ed.
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