Quotes from
American Beauty
Warning: contains bad words

The original quote, with slang   What does it mean?

Carolyn: Uh, whose car is that out front?

Lester: Mine. 1970 Pontiac Firebird. The car I've always wanted and now I have it. I rule!

Carolyn: Whose car is that out front?

Lester: It's mine. A 1970 Pontiac Firebird. The car I've always wanted and now I have it. I am the king of my world!

Lester: When I was your age, I flipped burgers just to be able to buy an eight-track.

Ricky: That sucks.

Lester: No, actually it was great. All I did was party and get laid. I had my whole life ahead of me.

Lester: When I was your age, I cooked hamburgers just to be able to buy an eight-track tape player.

Ricky: That's terrible.

Lester: No, actually it was great. All I did was drink and take drugs and have sex. I had my whole life ahead of me.

Angela: I'm serious. He just pulled down his pants and yanked it out. You know, like, "Say hello to Mr. Happy."

Playground Girl #1: Gross.

Angela: It wasn't gross. It was kinda cool.

Playground Girl #1: So did you do it with him?

Angela: Of course I did. He's like a really well known photographer. He shoots for "Elle" on like a regular basis. It would have been so majorly stupid of me to turn him down.

Playground Girl #2: You are a total prostitute.

Angela: Hey! That's how things really are. You just don't know 'cause you're this pampered little suburban chick.

Playground Girl #2: So are you. You've only been in "Seventeen" once and you looked fat! So stop acting like you're goddamn Christy Turlington!

Angela: Cunt!

Angela: I'm serious. He just pulled down his pants and showed me his penis. You know, as if to say, "Say hello to my penis."

Playground Girl #1: Disgusting.

Angela: It wasn't disgusting. It was kind of great.

Playground Girl #1: So did you have sex with him?

Angela: Of course I did. He's a really well known photographer. He takes photos for "Elle" on a regular basis. It would have been so incredibly stupid of me to refuse him.

Playground Girl #2: You are really a prostitute.

Angela: Hey! That's how things really are. You just don't know because you're this pampered little suburban girl.

Playground Girl #2: So are you. You've only been in "Seventeen" magazine once and you looked fat! So stop acting like you're as good as Christy Turlington!

Angela: Low female!

"cunt" also means a woman's vagina. It is extremely impolite.