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Mr. Brooks

Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, Dane Cook, William Hurt, Marg Helgenberger, Danielle Panabaker, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Aisha Hinds, Lindsay Crouse, Reiko Aylesworth
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Mr. Earl Brooks: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,”
Mr. Brooks' “psychological alter ego” Marshall: “Why do you fight it so hard, Earl.”
Earl: “... the courage to change the things that I can...”
”... and wisdom -- wisdom to know the difference.”(0:00)

Brooks tells his wife Emma, “I thought the food tonight was very good, but I was not crazy about the dessert.” (0:05)

At an AA meeting Vaughn tells the others, “I’m an alcoholic, and I haven’t had a drink in 10 months.”
Brooks: “I’m an addict.”
Brooks tells Marshall, “...I have been straight up until last night, for the past two years.” (0:16)

Brooks tells blackmailer Smith, “If it turns out that you enjoy killing, it can become very addictive.” (0:27)

Police detective Tracy Atwood tells Captain Lister, referring to her ex-husband, Jesse, “He made me look like an idiot.” (0:31)

Brooks: “I don’t enjoy this, Mr. Smith, I do it because I’m addicted to it.”
”You look a little bit like that E.T. guy.”
”I’ve memorized the license number.” (0:43)

Brooks reads from the Web that Atwood has been “... seeing a shrink because of Jesse Vialo.“ (0:51)

Atwood asks Captain Lister, “What about that chiropractor... who sold Meeks the steroids?”
Supervisor: “And your ego can handler that?” (0:59)

Brooks: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time.” (1:16, 1:54)

Atwood tells her partner Det. Hawkins, referring to an escaped serial killer, “Meeks was a steroid freak.” (1:21)

Hawkins tells Atwood, “You’re nuts.” (1:38)

Brooks tells Smith, “I’m tired of killing, but I’m an addict... I need you to kill me.” (1:39)

Brooks lets Smith into a cemetery. (1:42)

Meeks kills himself with a pistol shot to the head. (1:44)

Brooks and Meeks wander through the cemetery.
Brooks tells Smith how to kill him.
Brooks tells Smith, “I really did want you to kill me.” (1:44)

Newspaper headline: “Hangman Killer case ends in murder-suicide”
Brooks tells Marshall, “I’m going back to the AA meetings, and I will control it.” (1:48)