Dazed and Confused is a fantastic movie, both for its quotability, and its ability to mask itself as a stoner pic when it’s actually a glimpse into the impact one profound night can have on a multiple lives. So I’ve gathered some quotes I’m pretty sure we’re all still using because something something…
“Alright, alright, alright!” — Wooderson
Everyday use: When the night is headed in an exciting direction!
“Shotgun!” — Slater
Everyday use: When you haven’t sat up front in a while.
“It’d be a lot cooler if you did.” — Wooderson
Everyday use: When they don’t have what you’re looking for.
“You cool, man?” — Slater
Everyday use: When your friend circle has a potential new member.
“Wipe that face off your head, b*tch!” — Darla
Everyday use: When someone’s expression is the worst.
“If I ever start referring to these as the best years of my life — remind me to kill myself.” — Pink
Everyday use: When people are nostalgic for the wrong things.
“‘I’ve got my own ride, but maybe I’ll see you later.'” — Dawson
Everyday use: When you want to impress someone.
“George Washington was in a cult, and that cult was into aliens, man.” — Slater
Everyday use: When you’re feeling like a conspiracy theorist.
“I’m just trying to be honest about being a misanthrope.” — Mike
Everyday use: When you know you’re cynical.
“She was a hip, hip-lady, man.” — Slater
Everyday use: When your friends need a little history lesson.
“You act like you’re so oppressed. You guys are kings of the school.” — Simone
Everyday use: When your friends complain too much.
“I’d like to stop thinking of the present as some minor, insignificant preamble to something else.” — Cynthia
Everyday use: When you’re feeling philosophical.
“I only came here to do two things, kick some ass, and drink some beer. Looks like we’re almost outta beer.” — Clint
Everyday use: When you want to give everyone a good laugh at the idea of you getting in a fight.
“That’s what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age.” — Wooderson
Everyday use: When things are taking a perv-y turn.
“You gotta keep on livin’… L-I-V-I-N.” — Wooderson
Everyday use: When you’re in touch with your inner McConaughey.