A Collection Of The Best Quotes From Uncle Frank

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Uncle Frank is coming to Amazon Prime Video just in time for Thanksgiving and here are the very best quotes from this movie!

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Uncle Frank is a new movie coming to Amazon Prime Video and it is a touching tale of identity, family, and acceptance. There are many quotes in this movie that touched my heart and so I had to write them down. I hope you enjoy them.

Read my review of Uncle Frank.

Uncle Frank Quotes

Here is a collection of my favorite quotes from Uncle Frank. As always, I tried my best to avoid spoilers in the quotes, but some can be inferred. So just be warned if you have not seen the movie yet. 

“What in the world is the matter with that child?” – Aunt Butch

“I was always happy when my Uncle Frank came for one of his rare visits. Nobody else in my family ever seemed interested in him.” – Betty/Beth

“I could listen to him talk all day. He was the only adult I knew who looked me in the eye. He was curious about what I had to say.” – Betty/Beth

“If you’re gonna be a member of this family you better call me Daddy Mac.” – Daddy Mac

“I never knew why Daddy Mac was always so mean to Uncle Frank, and why nobody ever said anything about it.” – Betty/Beth

“You’re gonna be the person you decide to be, or you’re gonna be the person everyone else tells you you are. You get to choose. You do.” – Frank

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“Frank probably thought that you would all disapproved of him living in sin with a dirty Jew.” – Charlotte

“I’ve decided I am going to be who I want to be, instead of letting other people dictate who I am.” – Bruce

“Hey don’t smoke in here, it’s illegal. I don’t want to go to jail.” – Wally

“Don’t you ever take credit for my cooking Charlotte. I mean it.” – Wally

“That shrimp? Oh, I did not like him the minute I saw him.” – Wally

“Do you know what being gay means?” – Frank

“Americans don’t care about honor Frank.” – Wally

“Your bacon smells like death.” – Wally
“Delicious death.” – Frank

“You’re not gonna run away from this your whole life.” – Wally

“You’re pushing me away again. Just when you are going to need me the most.” – Wally

“I think 99% of straight boys would have gone ahead with it.” – Frank

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Paul Bettany, Sophia Lillis, and Peter Macdissi appear in Uncle Frank by Alan Ball. Photo by Brownie Harris.

“Stop acting like your father dying isn’t a big deal.” – Wally

“Just make sure you don’t bury it all inside and explode later. Probably at me.” – Wally

“You guys are so nice all the time. I mean, don’t you get exhausted being so nice all the time?” – Wally

“I think I’m gonna like your dad.” – Wally

“You don’t need these mens’ permission to play with me, you need mine. Which I will never ever give you because you are presumptuous and disrespectful and you’re probably even stupider than you look. And you look pretty goddamn stupid.” – Beth

“That’s why I left. That and the execution of homosexuals.” – Wally

“18 and you wanna stay by yourself in a motel? Aren’t you worried about your reputation?” – Aunt Butch

“You gotta be careful about strange dogs. You know they can bite you.” – Kitty Bledsoe

“To my oldest son, Francis McKenzie Bledsoe Jr., I leave nothing but disgust with the filthy and unnatural perversion he engages in with other men. And shame that he carries my name.” – lawyer

“There are people who love you.” – Wally
“Well people are idiots.” – Frank

“You know it. I know it. God knows it. That’s all that matters.” – Wally

“So years ago when you told me I should be what I want to be. And what other people want me to be that was just bullsh*t? You know that conversation changed my life. And now I find out you can’t be who you are unless nobody around you disagrees with it.” – Beth

“I got two words for ya. No. Problem.” – Mike

“You are my precious gift from God and nothing… nothing will ever change that.” – Mammaw Bledsoe

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About Uncle Frank

In 1973, teenaged Beth Bledsoe (Sophia Lillis) leaves her rural Southern hometown to study at New York University where her beloved Uncle Frank (Paul Bettany) is a revered literature professor. She soon discovers that Frank is gay, and living with his longtime partner Walid “Wally” Nadeem (Peter Macdissi) — an arrangement that he has kept secret for years. After the sudden death of Frank’s father — Beth’s grandfather — Frank is forced to reluctantly return home for the funeral with Beth in tow, and to finally face a long-buried trauma that he has spent his entire adult life running away from.

Amazon Studios will release UNCLE FRANK on Prime Video November 25th, 2020

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