Bob Harris Quotes

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Bob Harris

Bob Harris chatacter image

Bob Harris is played by Bill Murray in Lost in Translation.


More than this, you know there's nothing. More than this, just tell me one thing. image

More than this, you know there's nothing. More than this, just tell me one thing.

Enjoy my jacket, which you stole from me. image

Enjoy my jacket, which you stole from me.

I don't get that close to the glass until I'm on the floor. image

I don't get that close to the glass until I'm on the floor.

Enjoy your fright.


Ms. Kawasaki: Welcome to Tokyo.
Bob: Thank you very much.
Ms. Kawasaki: My name is Kawasaki. Nice to meet you.
Bob: I've heard of you. Thank you.

Ms. Kawasaki: He want you to turn and look in camera. Okay?
Bob: Is that all he said?

Commercial Director: Mr. Bob-san, you are relaxing in your study. On the table is a bottle of Suntory whiskey. Got it? Look slowly, with feeling, at the camera, and say it gently - say it as if you were speaking to an old friend. Just like Bogie in Casablanca, "Here's looking at you, kid" - Suntory time.
Ms. Kawasaki: Umm. He want you to turn, looking at camera. OK?
Bob: That's all he said?
Ms. Kawasaki: Yes. Turn to camera.
Bob: All right. Does he want me to turn from the right, or turn from the left?
Ms. Kawasaki: Uh, umm. He's ready now. He just wants to know if he's supposed to turn from the left or turn from the right when the camera rolls. What should I tell him?
Commercial Director: What difference does it make! Makes no difference! Don't have time for that! Got it, Bob-san? Just psych yourself up, and quick! Look straight at the camera. At the camera. And slowly. With passion. Straight at the camera. And in your eyes there's... passion. Got it?
Ms. Kawasaki: Right side. And with intensity. OK?
Bob: Is that everything? It seemed like he said quite a bit more than that.
Commercial Director: [to Bob, in Japanese] Listen, listen. This isn't just about whiskey. Understand? Imagine you're talking to an old friend. Gently. The emotions bubble up from the bottom of your heart. And don't forget, psych yourself up!
Ms. Kawasaki: Like an old friend. And, into the camera.
Bob: OK.
Commercial Director: Got it? You *love* whiskey. It's Suntory time. OK?
Bob: OK.
Commercial Director: OK?
Commercial Director: OK!

Short and sweet? How very Japanese of you.


You're not hopeless.


Charlotte: I just don't know what I'm supposed to be.
Bob: You'll figure that out. The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.


Charlotte: That was the worst lunch.
Bob: So bad. What kind of restaurant makes you cook your own food?


You want more mysterious? I'll just try and think, "Where the hell's the whiskey?"


Charlotte: 25 years. That's uh, well it's impressive.
Bob: Well you figure, you sleep one-third of your life, that knocks out eight years of marriage right there. So you're, y'know, down to 16 in change. You know you're just a teenager, at marriage, you can drive it but there's still the occasional accident.


Bob: No. - Yes, it gets easier.
Charlotte: Oh yeah? Look at you.
Bob: Thanks.


Charlotte: I'm stuck. Does it get easier?


Bob: Can you keep a secret? I'm trying to organize a prison break. I'm looking for, like, an accomplice. We have to first get out of this bar, then the hotel, then the city, and then the country. Are you in or you out?
Charlotte: I'm in. I'll go pack my stuff.
Bob: I hope that you've had enough to drink. It's going to take courage.


For relaxing times, make it Suntory time.


Bob: I don't want to leave.
Charlotte: So don't. Stay here with me. We'll start a jazz band.


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