He wouldn’t be Matthew McConaughey with no little “all proper.” The actor is happy with his catchphrase many years after he first uttered the phrases on the large display.
McConaughey, 53, made the phrase “all proper, all proper, all proper” well-known when he starred as David Wooderson within the 1993 movie Dazed and Confused. Since then, the Oscar winner has used the fan favourite line throughout acceptance speeches at main awards exhibits and in interviews right here and there.
The Lose a Man in 10 Days star defined the origin of the comment in a 2011 interview with George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight. He was not even presupposed to work the night time he filmed the enduring scene, however director Richard Linklater put him in on the final minute, forcing McConaughey to ad-lib.
“I’m nervous. First scene ever on movie,” he recalled in the course of the sit-down. “Proper earlier than we’re about to shoot, I’ve bought pals within the automobile. I’m going, ‘All proper.’ I’ve been listening to this reside Doorways album, and in between two of the songs, [Jim] Morrison goes, ‘All proper, all proper, all proper, all proper.’”
McConaughey used the recording as motivation for his character’s growth. “So proper earlier than we’re about to go, I’m like, ‘What’s Wooderson about? What’s he about?’ And I am going, ‘Man, he’s about 4 issues. He’s about his automobile, he’s about getting excessive, he’s about rock ‘n’ roll and selecting up chicks,’” he detailed. “I am going, ‘I’m in my automobile, I’m excessive as a kite, I’m listening to rock ‘n’ roll.’ ‘Motion.’ ‘And there’s the chick. All proper, all proper, all proper.’ Three out of 4.”
The Serenity star admitted in a 2018 interview with Males’s Journal that the road by no means will get outdated. “Look, ‘all proper, all proper, all proper’ has turn out to be a nationwide type of moniker,” he stated on the time. “Folks say it on a regular basis, and so they need me to say it. I’ve bought no hassle giving it again to them. For me, it’s authentic and real as a result of they’re the primary three phrases I ever stated in a job that I bought, that hell, I didn’t know if it was gonna be a pastime. It may have been my solely gig. It ended up being a profession.”
Watch the video above to relive McConaughey’s finest deliveries of his catchphrase!