Hole Up With Our Top 13 Sick-Day Flicks

If you happen to have gotten smacked with that nasty bug that seems to be spreading like the plague (and feels a little like it, too), we're so sorry. If you've managed to avoid it, yay for you. But perhaps you just need to take a mental health day? Or maybe you just want to stick it to your bosses, and straight up play hooky. Well, no matter what, consider us the ultimate bearers of care packages. Imagine us standing at your door right now, with a big e-hug, some chicken noodle soup (gourmet, of course), and a heaping brown bag full of our 13 fave sicky flicks.
Because there's nothing more soothing than Phyllis Neffler's wacky ways and tricked out '80s garb in TBH, Renée Zellweger's sassy spunk in Empire Records, and Bill Murray in pretty much anything, we're sharing our cure-alls for any aches and pains (or sheer entertainment for downright lazy days). And like a real friend, we've highlighted our top quotes and moments, too.
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We'll leave you to it now — our inner germaphobe (possibly inspired by a recent What About Bob? viewing — all in the name of research!) is freaking out right now. Get well soon!
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Empire Records
Famous Lines:
"It's Rex Manning Day!"

"Shock me, shock me, shock me, with that deviant behavior!"

"What's with today, today?"

Empire Records, $21.97, available at Amazon.
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Great Expectations
Memorable Moments:
The drinking fountain scenes give us chills just thinking about them.

Who could forget Gwynnie's wrist full of bangles in one of the steamiest scenes ever made?

The soundtrack! Oh. Man.

Great Expectations, $7.99, available at Amazon.
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Overboard
Famous Lines:
"Caviar should be round and hard and of adequate size. And it should burst in your mouth at precisely the right moment."

"Andrew? Are you going to bring me my lemon, or do I have to squeeze it from my hat?"

"What am I supposed to do? Walk around with their little corpses stuck to my finger nails?"

Overboard, $8.99, available at Amazon.
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The Royal Tennenbaums
Famous Lines:
"Are there priests on call?"

"Anybody interested in grabbing a couple of burgers and hittin' the cemetery?"



The Royal Tenenbaums, $12.12, available at Amazon.
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The Thomas Crown Affair
Memorable Moments:
The bowler hats!

Rene Russo's topless scene on the beach.

Another killer soundtrack!

The Thomas Crown Affair, $8.99, available at Amazon.
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Clueless
Famous Lines:
"Why am I even listening to you to begin with? You're a virgin that can't drive!"

"Isn't my house classic? The columns date all the way back to 1972."

"Would you look at that body language? Legs crossed towards each other. That is an unequivocal sex invite."

Clueless, $7.19, available at Amazon.
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St. Elmo's Fire
Memorable Moments: Rob Lowe at his sexiest!

Demi's oh-so-'80s pink apartment.

St. Elmo’s Fire, $7.99, available at Amazon.
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Say Anything
Memorable Moments:
Wishing that our man had a boombox blaring Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes."

The feeling that Diane Court never deserved to be the object of John Cusack's affection in the first place!



Say Anything, $9.49, available at Amazon.
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The Princess Bride
Famous Lines:
"As you wish."

"Mawage. Mawage is what bwings us togever today. Wuv, true wuv that bwessed awangement, that dweam within a dweam."

"Hello, my name is Indigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!"

The Princess Bride, $7.99, available at Amazon.
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Annie Hall
Memorable Moments:
That wardrobe — quite possibly the most poignant fashion movie ever made besides Blow Up and The Devil Wears Prada.

Annie Hall, $10.49, available at Amazon.
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The Breakfast Club
Memorable Moments:
Ally Sheedy's super-glam makeover.

How exactly did Molly Ringwald apply her lipstick with such skill?!

A diamond stud casually put in John Bender's ear set against the song "Don't You Forget About Me."

The Breakfast Club, $9.99, available at Amazon.
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What About Bob?
Famous Lines:
"I'm saiiiiiling!"

"Baby step to four o'clock. Baby step to four o'clock."

What About Bob?, $8.99, available at Amazon.
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Troop Beverly Hills
Famous Lines:
"Patches! We don't need no stinkin' patches!"

"Ex-cuse me officer. Don't you know who my daddy is?"

"Her recommendations for a campsite were totally unsuitable. There were no outlets. And there was dirt, and bugs, and... and it rains there. So anyway, we've found a place that's much more us: the Beverly Hills Hotel."

Troop Beverly Hills, $8.99, available at Amazon.
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