Lydia Harris: [on the phone] Is this a bad time?
Bob: [pauses] No, it's always a good time.

Why do you have to point out how stupid everyone is all the time?

John

Kelly: I'm under Evelyn Waugh.
Charlotte: Evelyn Waugh was a man.

Stills Photographer: You know double-O-7?
Bob: He drinks martinis, but all right.

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

Bob

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

Bob

Oh Mr. Harris! Don't touch me! Mr. Bob Harris! Just rip my stocking!

Premium Fantasy woman

Premium Fantasy woman: Mr. Kazu sent me, premium fantasy. My stockings. Rip them. [sounds like "lip them"]
Bob: [silent, confused]
Premium Fantasy woman: Rip my stockings. Yes, please, rip them.
Bob: What?
Premium Fantasy woman: Rip them. HEY! Rip my stocking!
Bob: Hey? Lip them? Lip them? What?

[after director goes off on long tirade in Japanese]
Ms. Kawasaki: He want you to turn and look in camera. Okay?
Bob: Is that all he said?

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

For relaxing times... make it Suntory time.

Bob

Kelly: John, John. You are my favorite photographer.
John: Ohhh...
Kelly: No. You are. I only want you to shoot me. It's true.
[both laugh]
Kelly: Oh my God, I have the worst B.O. right now, I'm sorry.

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Lost in Translation Quotes

Stills Photographer: Are you drinking, no?
Bob: Am I drinking? As soon as I'm done.

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.