Girl: I am glad you don’t think she’s pret­ti­er than me.
Guy: What? She is like, trail­er trash.
Girl: No, she’s re­al­ly pret­ty.
Guy: What are you talk­ing about? She is some la­dy they found in the park­ing lot by the garbage. They were like, “Hey la­dy, we will give you $20 to do this.“
Girl: …she is like, the Amer­i­can stan­dard of beau­ty.
Guy: She is a dump­ster-div­ing pros­ti­tute!

–Ac­cess Dig­i­tal The­atres, Prospect Park

Over­heard by: matt stohrer

Guy: Can I just say, maybe Zor­ro should­n’t be the first Amer­i­can movie you see.

–83rd & Broad­way

Lit­tle boy: Why did­n’t Har­ry Pot­ter just take a shot­gun and blow that guy’s head off?

–Loews Kips Bay The­atre, 2nd Av­enue

Over­heard by: Mark Schilsky

Girl #1: Shh! I can’t hear what he’s say­ing!
Girl #2: Bitch, you read the book al­ready!

–DGA The­ater, West 57th Street

Black chick #1: Girl, he so fine.
Black chick #2: Mmm…
Queer: Yes, we all know he’s fine, but shut the fuck up!

–AMC Em­pire 25, West 42nd Street

Over­heard by: Scott Hoff­man

Girl: So for the last half-hour of The Sis­ter­hood of the Trav­el­ing Pants I could­n’t stop cry­ing. Then every­body in the the­ater turned around and laughed at me.

–Wa­ver­ly & Mer­cer

Over­heard by: Stu

Guy #1: You still fix­ing vans for that pro­duc­tion house?
Guy #2: Yeah, I even got in a movie. Check me out in Prime; it’s with Uma Thur­man. I’m in it for like 20 sec­onds play­ing bas­ket­ball on the street with a red do-rag. I was like 30 pounds heav­ier then; I just got out of jail.

–DMV, Green­wich Street

Over­heard by: An­tho­ny Blood­suck­er

Black woman: All these ass­holes go­ing to the movies…Lowest com­mon de­nom­i­na­tor!

–Loews Lin­coln Square ladies’ room, West 68th Street

Over­heard by: Aman­da K

Girl: I heard there’s an Asian girl in the new Har­ry Pot­ter.
Guy: Yeah.
Girl: So they are branch­ing out.
Guy: Yeah…but she is kin­da big.

–Beard Pa­pa’s, Broad­way & As­tor

Over­heard by: sim choo

Girl: I am dat­ing two dif­fer­ent guys with kids and no one will take me to see Har­ry Pot­ter. Now that’s fucked up.

–Eatery, 9th Av­enue

Over­heard by: Mike

Suit: I think you would re­al­ly like As Good As It Gets.
Woman: Is that the one with Jen­nifer Anis­ton?
Suit: No, it’s He­len Keller.

–75th & 3rd

Over­heard by: Aaron Hot­felder