Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

2002 film by George Clooney

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a 2002 surreal biographical film depicting the life of popular game show host/producer Chuck Barris, who claimed to have also been an assassin for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Directed by George Clooney. Screenplay by Charlie Kaufman based of the memoir by Chuck Barris.

Chuck Barris:- "It's Gene Gene the Dancing Machine!"

Chuck Barris:- "And then I would wonder if I was losing my mind. Did I delight in heaving back and forth in bed at night, waking the next morning exhausted and ill-tempered? Come now, i would say to myself, all this anguish over her? All this torment for an ex-cocktail waitress, a two faced cunt who only wanted my money, house, name and piece of mind? Did I really want to become half of a completely insane, self-destructive, self- defeating union?

Yes! I screamed. Yes! YES!"

- This Quote Is from the book 'Confessions of a Dangerous Mind' That the movie was based on

Chuck Barris:- (opening lines) "When you are young, your potential is infinite. You might do anything, really. You might be Einstein. You might be DiMaggio. Then you get to an age where what you might be gives way to what you have been. You weren't Einstein. You weren't anything. That's a bad moment."

Chuck Barris:- (closing lines) "I came up with a new game-show idea recently. It's called The Old Game. You got three old guys with loaded guns onstage. They look back at their lives, see who they were, what they accomplished, how close they came to realizing their dreams. The winner is the one who doesn't blow his brains out. He gets a refrigerator"