Beautiful Boy Quotes

David Sheff: My son is out there somewhere, and I don't know what he's doing! I don't know how to help him!
Karen Barbour: You can't!

Movie: Beautiful Boy
[from trailer] David Sheff: Do you know how much I love you? I love you more than everything.
4 & 6-Year-Old Nic Sheff: Everything?
David Sheff: Everything... everything...

Movie: Beautiful Boy
David Sheff: So how you doing?
Nic Sheff: I'm doing great, you know, just, um... um... just doing what needs to be done, and...
David Sheff: What does that mean?
Nic Sheff: I'm sorry, Dad, um...
David Sheff: Why don't we just have lunch and talk? We can do that, right? Please. You think that you have this under control.
Nic Sheff: I understand why I do things. It doesn't make me any different. I'm attracted to craziness, and you're just embarrassed 'cause I was like... you know, I was like this amazing thing, like your special creation or something, and you don't like who I am now!
David Sheff: Yeah? Who are you, Nic?
Nic Sheff: This is me, Dad! Here, this is who I am!
David Sheff: This is not you! This is not you, Nic!
Nic Sheff: What are you doing, huh? You always gotta be controlling everything all the time!
David Sheff: Let me book you a room at a hotel for a couple nights.
Nic Sheff: No, Dad. No, Dad, I want it to go like this.

Movie: Beautiful Boy
David Sheff: I thought we were close. I thought we were closer than most fathers and sons! Why?
Nic Sheff: I felt better than I ever had, so... I just kept on doing it.
David Sheff: This isn't us! This is not who we are!

Movie: Beautiful Boy