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Matchstick Men

Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce Altman, Bruce McGill, Jenny O'Hara, Steve Eastin, Beth Grant, Sheila Kelley, Fran Kranz, Tim Kelleher, Melora Walters
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Con man Roy engages in obsessive compulsive rituals and other behaviors. (0:02)

Roy tics in response to an open door. (0:08)

Roy tics when he discovers his doctor has moved away. He compulsively cleans his house. (0:12)

Roy appears to suffer a panic attack in response to dirt. His accomplice Frank tells him, “My aunt saw this shrink after her divorce.” (0:15)

Roy tics as he tells psychiatrist Klein during the evaluation, “Yes, and at the dosage you say you were taking... you’re lucky to be sitting up straight.”
Roy: “Well, then, let’s get that prescription pad out.”
”Well, usually I don’t prescribe medicine unless I’ve had a little chat with the patient first.”
”I don’t like being outdoors, which I know is called agoraphobia, right?”
”Obviously, I have a lot of tics.”
”... the more I thought about it, the more I realized that I should just blow my brains out and end it all... if I thought more about blowing my brains out, I started worrying about what that was going to do to my goddamn carpet.” (0:16)

Session #2: Roy tells Klein, “I wasn’t sober a lot then.” (0:21)

By telephone Klein tells Roy, referring to Roy’s ex-wife Heather, “She doesn’t understand it might help with your therapy.”
Roy: ”You told her I was in therapy.”
”Uh, well, no, I told her I’m a psychiatrist.” (0:23)

Session #3 (0:43)

Frank tells Roy and mark Chuck, “It’s crazy.” (0:47)

His daughter Angela tells Roy, “I didn’t get high.” (0:50)

A mark tells Angela, referring to her son, “He’s so hyper.” (0:57)

Session #3 (1:01)

Angela calls Roy “Pervert.” (1:06)

Roy asks the toll booth attendant, “Are you out of your mind?” (1:15)

Roy has panic attack, tics. (1:22)

Roy, ticing, tells a pharmacist, “I don’t have a prescription.”
Another pharmacist: ”Do you have a prescription?”
Roy: ”My shrink, he gave me these... Prefex, Prefex something.”
”I’m sorry, sir, but without a prescription there’s nothing I can do.”
Pharmacist: “They’re supplements.” (1:23)

Session #4. Klein tells Roy, “... you weren’t on Prefexall then, either... your neurosis is small-time.”
”That’s a nice rationalization, Roy.” (1:25)

Roy tells Angela, referring to a lawyer, “He specializes in custody suits... when one parent wants to get joint custody of the child.” (1:27)

Frank tells Roy, “One of these days I’m going to get you drunk.” (1:29)

Detective Bishop tells Roy, “Bad concussion.”
Referring to Angela: “Her mother’s near hysterical.”
Roy: “No, my doctor, my shrink.” (1:36)

Roy asks Bishop, “Don’t I have a doctor-patient privileges... or something?”
Bishop: “That refers to testimony you might give based on confidential information. There’s no privilege says I’ve got to leave you two alone.” (1:38)