63 of the Most Memorable Dazed and Confused Quotes

The long loved teenager movie, ‘Dazed and Confused’, was released in 1993. Although the movie was released in 1993, the film was based on high schoolers and middle schoolers on their last day of school set in the year of 1976. ‘Dazed and Confused’ had quite the cast list with actors and actresses such as, Joey Lauren Adams, Adam Goldberg, Marissa Ribisi, Christine Harnos, Jason London, and the more famous cast members, Matthew McConaughey and Ben Affleck. This movie helped Matthew McConaughey become a household name!

One-sixth of the movie’s budget went to the music that was in the movie like ‘Hurricane’ by Bob Dylan, ‘School’s Out’ by Alice Cooper, and ‘Sweet Emotion’ by Aerosmith. In an interview, Quentin Tarantino the well-known producer, writer, and director, said that ‘Dazed and Confused’ was among one of his top favorite movies that also included films such as ‘Taxi Driver’ (1976) and ‘Carrie’ (1976). A bunch of other actors and actresses auditioned to be in the film, these actors and actresses included Elizabeth Berkley, Claire Danes, Vince Vaughn and Brandon Fraser. Vince Vaughn was actually almost cast for Ben Affleck’s role of Fred O’Bannion.

Dazed and Confused Quotes

“It was vicious. Had some pretty cool seniors though. Like, they’d beat the h*ll out of you and then get you drunk, that sort of thing.” – Pink

“That’s what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age.” – Wooderson

“Lick me, all of you!” – Darla

“[opening his mouth wide] Go like this. Do you spit or swallow?” – Don Dawson

“You’re lying you b*tch. When you do that I know you’re lying.” – Darla

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“You’re basically alone on a deserted island with two readily available women. One a seductive s*x-godess type, the other a healthy girl-next-door type with a nice butt. So guys have it all, the madonna and the wh*re. Women get nothing; we get a geek, an overweight middle-aged guy, some nerdy scientific type.” – Kaye

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“Who put the keg all the way out here in the woods?” – Pink

“Say, man, you got a joint?” – Wooderson

“I came here to do two things: drink some beer and kick some *ss…looks like we’re all out of beer.” – Clint

“I’m not gonna get mad I’m just curious.” – Simone

“Whatever I like? I would definitely marry you.” – Don Dawson

“No, you can’t give a build-up like that and not deliver. You know, a perfect female body, it’s not a bad start.” – Mike

“Yeah, there’s always one senior who has to be the bad-*ss.” – Pink

“It’d be a lot cooler if you did.” – Wooderson

“Like our Sergeant said when we were going out to war, ‘Men! Fifty of you are leaving on a mission. Twenty five of you aint coming back!’” – Teacher

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“She called me a b*tch! Thats funny! What a riot.” – Darla

“Don, have you ever thought about why we play football? How many times have you gotten laid strictly because you’re a football player?” – Pink

“Yeah, man, that’s where all the girls are right? But I’d just as soon keep workin’, though, keep a little change in my pocket. Better than listenin’ to some dipsh*t, doesn’t know what the h*ll he’s talkin’ about, anyway!” – Wooderson

“[laughing] Simone everyone calls you a slut.” – Shavonne

“Well, all I’m saying is that I want to look back and say that I did I the best I could while I was stuck in this place.” – Don Dawson

“You gotta do what Randall Pink Floyd wants to do man. Let me tell you this, the older you do get the more rules they’re gonna try to get you to follow. You just gotta keep livin’ man, L-I-V-I-N.” – Wooderson

“I’m just trying to be honest about being a misanthrope.” – Mike

“We’re lookin’ for you pal. Your *ss will be purple before the day is over!” – Benny O’Donnell

“Hey Slater, you f*ckin’ hippie, give me drugs, man.” – Fred O’Bannion

“[to Mitch]: So, you’re a freshman, right? Tell me, man, how’s this year’s crop of freshman chicks lookin’ this year?” – Wooderson

“George Washington was in a cult, and that cult was into aliens, man.” – Slater

“Let me tell you what Melba Toast is packin’ right here, all right. We got 4:11 Positrac outback, 750 double pumper, Edelbrock intake, bored over 30, 11 to 1 pop-up pistons, turbo-jet 390 horsepower. We’re talkin’ some f*ckin’ muscle.” – Wooderson

“We’re not in Junior High any more. We’re freshmen. We’re in the big time now… where the girls will be puttin’ out all the time.” – Carl

“No, not on me, man.” – Mitch

“Go get some from your mother, man.” – Slater

“You know, but that’s valid because if we are all gonna die anyway shouldn’t we be enjoying ourselves now? You know, I’d like to quit thinking of the present, like right now, as some minor insignificant preamble to something else.” – Cynthia

“Didja ever look at a dollar bill, man? There’s some spooky sh*t goin’ on there. And it’s green too.” – Slater

“I love those redheads!” – Wooderson

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“I don’t know coach, I’ve been doin’ so well in english I thought I might work on bein’ a writer. What do ya think about that?” – Benny O’Donnell

“Air raid or it’s your *ss.” – Darla

“Imagine how many people out there are f*ckin’ right now man, just goin’ at it.” – Slater

“Mount Vernon, man? He grew it all over the country, man. He had people growin’ it all over the country, you know. The whole country back then was gettin’ high. Lemme tell you, man, ’cause he knew he was onto somethin’, man.” – Slater

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“Wipe that face off your head, b*tch!” – Darla

“Yeah, well, listen. You ought to ditch the two geeks you’re in the car with now and get in with us. But that’s all right, we’ll worry about that later. I will see you there. All right?” – Wooderson

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“No, I meant somewhere I smell some pot, you know? It was just an observation.” – Mike

“I call it the ‘every other decade’ theory. The 50’s were boring. The 60’s rocked. The 70’s, my god, they obviously suck. So maybe the 80’s will be like, radical. I figure we’ll be in our 20’s and hey, it can’t get any worse.” – Cynthia

“That’s the kind of people I was tellin’ you about. Trouble like this means nothing to those clowns. You’re the one with something to lose.” – Coach Conrad

“You act like you’re so oppressed. You guys are kings of the school.” – Simone

“Oh man! What a d*ck!” – Mike

“Nothing like piling on old pancakes and syrup after a night of beer drinking.” – Tony

“Okay, Randy. I shouldn’t do this, but I’m willing to wipe the slate clean and forget about this. I want you to get your priorities straight, quit hanging out with those hoodlums and sign your commitment to your team. Have you done that yet?” – Coach Conrad

“Just don’t ask her to take it easy on me.” – Mitch

“What? Do you realize when he graduated high school, we were like three years old?” – Mike

“I got some good ones in there, right? I mean, you wouldn’t say I got my *ss kicked, would you?” – Mike

“You know, Coach, I gotta get goin’. Me and my ‘loser’ friends, you know, we gotta get Aerosmith tickets. Top priority of the summer. Oh, and Coach, I forgot. I might play ball. But I will never sign that!” – Pink

“I guess I’ll have to get used to seeing you at the same social functions as me. And hanging out with people I know.” – Jodi

“All right, all right, all right.” – Wooderson

“All I’m saying is that if I ever start referring to these as the best years of my life, remind me to kill myself.” – Pink

“Hey. Come here. We just wanna know something. You gonna be f*cking that tonight, or are you gonna be a little wimp?” – Melvin Spivey

“What are we having? Social hour over here? I’m supposed to be being a b*tch.” – Jodi

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“Well you win some you lose some.” – Pink

“Hey, you guys know what that song is about? Its about the aliens. We’re the aliens man, we’re the savages. We’re the savages man.” – Kevin Pickford

“Not bad for a little freshman but you gotta watch out for older girls.” – Don Dawson

“Don’t let the fact that you won’t be able to sit down all summer affect your game.” – Carl Burnett

“I thought he was cute.” – Cynthia

“I can’t believe she called me a sl*t. What a b*tch!” – Simone

“It’s really hot out here and I’m really sick of looking at you.” – Darla

“This first lick I’d like to dedicate to your mother… f*ck her.” – Fred O’Bannion

‘Dazed and Confused’ might be long loved, but it didn’t do so well in the box office when it was first released. The film had a budget of around 6.9 million but only made almost 8 million in the box office, it wasn’t until later years that its sales of VHS, DVDs, and Blu-Rays went up along with the soundtrack to the film that went double platinum.

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Dazed and Confused Movie Trailer

Ah, this is always a hoot. Oh and remember that this movie is what helped Matthew McConaughey become a household name.

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If you are not a fan of the film, you’re not alone because many people have different interests and likes. You are sure to know a fan of the film though because it has a huge fan base that still continue to love the film.

Share some of these quotes, post them on your timeline, or use them when creating a fun ‘Dazed and Confused’ trivia game that you can play with fellow fans. If you have not seen the film, you may want to watch it at least once after reading these quotes.

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