• PG-13, 2 hr. 3 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    John Madden
    In Theaters:
    May 4, 2012 Limited
    On DVD:
    Sep 18, 2012
  • 20th Century Fox

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Quotes

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    1. Madge Hardcastle: One was rather hoping to fly under the radar, but one is a member of the royal family.
    2. Mr. Maruthi: Which member, madam?
    3. Madge Hardcastle: I'm Princess Margaret.
    4. Mr. Maruthi: It is most certainly an honor to meet you, madam. And may I say how well you look, especially taking into account that you died nine years ago.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: Is it our friend we are grieving for, whose life we knew so little? Or is it our own loss that we are mourning? Have we traveled far enough that we can allow our tears to fall?
    2. Madge Hardcastle: When someone dies, you think about your own life. And I don't want to grow older. I don't want to be condescended to. To become marginalized and ignored by society. I don't want to be the first person they let off the plane in a hostage crisis.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Sonny Kapoor: You see? Profound satisfaction. Such is the inevitable result of a prolonged stay at the Marigold Hotel. To create a home for the elderly so wonderful that they will simply refuse to die. Stare death in the face and say... What are those men doing?
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: Didn't you have a girlfriend?
    2. Sonny Kapoor: She is my girlfriend no longer.
    3. Evelyn Greenslade: This is a disaster.
    4. Sonny Kapoor: No, no. Then we must treat it just the same as we would treat a triumph, madam. Is that not what your Mr. Kipling tells us? Although, of course, here we have a problem, because I, Sunil Indrajit Kapoor, have never had a triumph. So, of course, I do not know how to treat one. No, all I've had is a constant series of disasters interspersed with occasional catastrophe, an unending stream of total...
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: What's the use of a marriage when nothing is shared?
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Graham Dashwood: First rule of India; there's always room.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: Can there be anywhere else in the world that is such an assault on the senses? Those who know the country of old just go about their business. But nothing can prepare the uninitiated for this riot of noise and color. For the heat, the motion; the perpetual teeming crowds.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Mrs. Kapoor: Do I need a reason to visit my favorite son?
    2. Sonny Kapoor: No - he's at his mansion in Dehli.
    3. Mrs. Kapoor: Alright, my second favorite!
    4. Sonny Kapoor: He went to Canada to make his fortune.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Madge's Son-in-Law: How many husbands have you had?
    2. Madge Hardcastle: Including my own?
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: Initially you're overwhelmed. But gradually you realize it's like a wave. Resist, and you'll be knocked over. Dive into it and you'll swim out the other side.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: The person who risks nothing, does nothing. Has nothing.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Graham Dashwood: Good evening, Mrs. Ainslie. You have a good day? What did you get up to?
    2. Jean Ainslie: Well, I started in my bedroom where I spent a happy couple of hours giving all the cockroaches names. And then after lunch, that will long have a place in my heartburn, I came out here and stared blindly at a book waiting for someone - anyone - to rescue me. And how glad I am it was you.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Douglas Ainslie: I invested our, well, my retirement money in our daughter's Internet company. She assured me that as soon as the startup actually, um, started up and the conversion from virtual to actual became sufficiently viable, then she'd be able to pay it all back.
    2. Evelyn Greenslade: I'm not sure I understand what most of those words mean.
    3. Douglas Ainslie: Well, it turns out neither did she.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Sonny Kapoor: Your bedroom.
    2. Madge Hardcastle: Where?
    3. Sonny Kapoor: Here. In here.
    4. Madge Hardcastle: My dear man, rooms have doors. What you're showing me here is an alcove.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Jean Ainslie: Are you insane? Avoid all food not from a reputable vendor. It'll be washed in impure water.
    2. Douglas Ainslie: It's just a sandwich.
    3. Jean Ainslie: Oh, marvelous. Then I'll have ham, cheese, and streptococcus. Or perhaps bacteria, lettuce, and tomato.
    4. Douglas Ainslie: Would you like some of this? I believe it's called aloo ka paratha.
    5. Muriel Donnelly: No, if I can't pronounce it, I don't want to eat it.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Jean Ainslie: As long as such a fall happens to occur right next to the panic button.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: Yes, we dunk biscuits into it.
    2. Jay: Dunk?
    3. Evelyn Greenslade: Means lowering the biscuit into the tea and letting it soak in there and trying to calculate the exact moment before the biscuit dissolves, when you whip it up into your mouth and enjoy the blissful union of biscuits and tea combined. It's more relaxing than it sounds.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: Nothing here has worked out quite as I expected.
    2. Muriel Donnelly: Most things don't. But sometimes what happens instead is the good stuff.
    – Submitted by Victor M (10 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: But perhaps what we fear is that it will be the same, so we must celebrate the changes, because, as someone once said, everything will be all right in the end, and if it's not all right, then trust me...
    – Submitted by Udrayana P (20 months ago)
    1. Douglas Ainslie: We get up in the morning and we do our best, and nothing else matters.
    – Submitted by Akram S (20 months ago)
    1. Sonny Kapoor: Everything will be all right in the end and if it's not all right, then it's not yet the end.
    – Submitted by Typhon Q (22 months ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment.
    – Submitted by Edoardo T (22 months ago)
    1. Jean Ainslie: And home in time for our 40th wedding anniversary. We haven't quite decided how to mark the occasion.
    2. Madge Hardcastle: Perhaps a minute silence.
    – Submitted by Dewi C (22 months ago)
    1. Jean Ainslie: How can you bear this country? What do you see, that I don't?
    2. Graham Dashwood: The light, colors, smiles; it teaches me something.
    – Submitted by Typhon Q (2 years ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: But it's also true that the person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing. All we know about the future is that it will be different. But perhaps what we fear is that it will be the same. So we must celebrate the changes.
    – Submitted by Siddharth S (2 years ago)
    1. Sonny Kapoor: Welcome! To the best exotic Marigold Hotel!
    – Submitted by Sandra B (2 years ago)
    1. Jean Ainslie: Thirty years in the civil service and this is what we can afford?
    – Submitted by Junior D (2 years ago)
    1. Madge Hardcastle: You're not worried about the danger of having sex at your age?
    2. Norman Cousins: If she dies, she dies.
    – Submitted by Marilyn B (2 years ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: I need a glass of water, glug glug, that was a gin and tonic... I know that now.
    – Submitted by Greg H (2 years ago)
    1. Madge Hardcastle: There's an Indian in there!
    – Submitted by Anthony L (2 years ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with the dissappointment, as we all must.
    – Submitted by Juls M (2 years ago)
    1. Jean Ainslie: It's our 40th anniversary, we haven't decided quite how to mark it.
    2. Madge Hardcastle: Perhaps a minute of silence.
    – Submitted by Maryam Z (2 years ago)
    1. Graham Dashwood: I'm gay.
    2. Jean Ainslie: As in 'happy'?
    – Submitted by Maryam Z (2 years ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: India is an assault on the senses. It's like a wave; resist and you go under, ride it out and you arrive at the others side.
    – Submitted by Cathy S (2 years ago)
    1. Muriel Donnelly: I don't even buy green bananas!
    – Submitted by Soo L (2 years ago)
    1. Jean Ainslie: If I wanted your opinion, I would give it to you.
    – Submitted by Katherine R (2 years ago)
    1. Sonny Kapoor: In India, we have a saying; everything will be all right in the end. So if it is not all right, it is not yet the end.
    – Submitted by Aye Kyithar S (2 years ago)
    1. Jean Ainslie: Are we married? Have we met?
    – Submitted by Mary M (2 years ago)
    1. Sonny Kapoor: The wheel is spinning but the hamster is dead...
    – Submitted by Karen S (2 years ago)
    1. Madge Hardcastle: I am single by choice. Just not my choice.
    – Submitted by Matthew K (2 years ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: Definition of 'Dunk'; Means lowering the biscuit into the tea and letting it soak in there trying to calculate the exact moment before the biscuit dissolves, when you whip it up into your mouth and enjoy the blissful union of biscuits and tea combined. It's more relaxing than it sounds.
    – Submitted by Andrew S (2 years ago)
    1. Graham Dashwood: I'm gay. Well really more in theory than in practice.
    – Submitted by Sheila C (2 years ago)
    1. Madge Hardcastle: I am single by choice. And I hate this choice.
    – Submitted by Prakhar S (2 years ago)
    1. Sonny Kapoor: Everything will be alright in the end, and if it is not alright, it is not the end.
    – Submitted by Jessie S (2 years ago)
    1. Jean Ainslie: When I want your opinion I'll give it to you!
    – Submitted by Hilary S (2 years ago)
    1. Sonny Kapoor: I have a dream Mommy. To create a home for the elderly, so wonderful that they will simply refuse to die.
    – Submitted by Chris P (2 years ago)
    1. Evelyn Greenslade: If I can't pronounce it, I don't want to eat it.
    – Submitted by Chris P (2 years ago)

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