Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's finger.Hans Christian Anderson
- Wanda: I hate people. Do you hate people?
- Henry: No... but i sure feel better when they're not around.
- Henry: Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
- Eddie: I'd hate to be you if I were me.
- Henry: Your mom's cunt smells like carpet cleaner.
- Mickey Rourke — Henry Chinaski
- Faye Dunaway — Wanda Wilcox
- Alice Krige — Tully Sorenson
- Jack Nance — Detective