Shortcut to Happiness is a 2003 film adaptation of the Stephen Vincent Benet classic short story The Devil and Daniel Webster. It stars Anthony Hopkins as Daniel Webster, Alec Baldwin as Jabez Stone, and Jennifer Love Hewitt as The Devil. Baldwin also directed the film. Wikipedia
Aging Writer: Ah, the great Daniel Webster!
Daniel Webster: The drunk Mr. Hardy.
Aging Writer: Better drunk than a whore, I always say.
Daniel Webster: Better neither than both.