48 Hrs. (1982) Directed by Walter Hill. Nick Nolte as Jack Cates and Eddie Murphy as Reggie Hammond. Reggie: Look, if we go in there and get a phone number or Ganz or a dead Indian, anything that helps us out, turn your back for a half hour and let me go get some pussy. (read…)
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) Written and directed by Paul Mazursky. Richard Dreyfuss as Dave Whiteman Cop: Sir, may I see your driver’s license? Dave: Uh… yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. Uh, huh, huh, huh, huh, who… who hit who? Cop: May I see your driver’s license please? Dave: Nuh huh, uh huh, (read…)
The Odd Couple (1968) Directed by Gene Saks from the play by Neil Simon. Walter Matthau as Oscar Madison, John Fiedler as Vinnie, Herbert Edelman as Murray, Larry Haines as Speed and David Sheiner as Roy Roy: You can never tell what a guy will do when he’s hysterical. Murray: Nah, nine times out of (read…)
Land of the Lost (2009) Directed by Brad Silberling Will Ferrell as Dr. Rick Marshall and Anna Friel as Holly Cantrell Holly: What are you eating? Rick: It’s a doughnut stuffed with M&Ms. That way when you finish the doughnut, you don’t have to eat any M&Ms.
Thief (1981) Written and directed by Michael Mann. James Caan as Frank and Robert Prosky as Leo (not pictured) Leo: I give you houses. I give you a car. You’re family. I thought you’d come around. What the hell is this? Where is gratitude? Frank: Where is my end? Leo: You can’t see day (read…)
The Sting (1973) Directed by George Roy Hill. Robert Redford as Johnny Hooker and Paul Newman as Henry Gondorff Hooker: I wouldn’t ask you to do this, you know, if it weren’t for Luther. Gondorf: Nothin’s gonna make up for Luther. Revenge is for suckers. I been griftin’ thirty years, I never got any. Hooker: (read…)
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999) Directed by Trey Parker. Eric Cartman voiced by Trey Parker. Cartman: Mom, if you were in a German sheisse video… y-you’d tell me, right?
The Long Good Friday (1980) Directed by John Mackenzie. Bob Hoskins as Harold Shand and Derek Thompson as Jeff (not pictured) Harold: (hangs up the phone) This is… a diabolical liberty! Jeff: What is it? Harold: Blown up. He’s dead. Eric is dead. A car bomb. Jeff: Aye? Harold: Mother’s all right. Suffering from shock. (read…)
Top Secret! (1984) Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker. Jeremy Kemp as General Streck and Warren Clarke as Colonel von Horst (not pictured). Colonel von Horst: He won’t break. We’ve tried everything. Do you want me to bring out the LeRoy Nieman paintings? General Streck: No. We cannot risk violating the Geneva Convention.
The Hills Run Red (1967) Directed by Carlo Lizzani. Thomas Hunter as Jerry Brewster and Nando Gazzolo as Ken Seagull Ken: Six hundred thousand dollars and all in one swoop! You know, Jerry, it’d byy a lot of land and horses. When I think this money was supposed to buy cannon, it gives me the (read…)
Stardust Memories (1980) Written and directed by Woody Allen. Woody Allen as Sandy Bates. Sandy: You can’t control life. It doesn’t wind up perfectly. Only art you can control — art and masturbation — two areas in which I am an absolute expert.
Foxy Brown (1974) Written and directed by Jack Hill. Pam Grier as Foxy Brown, Antonio Fargas as Link Brown (not pictured) and Sally Ann Stroud as Deb (not pictured) Foxy: (as she finishes trashing Link’s apartment) You’re movin’ out, brother. Outta town! And I mean it, Link. You think you’re back in with those people, (read…)
Sexy Beast (2000) Directed by Jonathan Glazer. Ben Kingsley as Don Logan and Ray Winstone as Gal Dove. Gal: What can I say, Don? I’ve said it all. I’m retired. Don: Shut up. Cunt. Ya louse. You got some fuckin’ neck, ain’t you? Retired? Fuck off, you’re revoltin’. Look at your fuckin’ suntan. You’re like (read…)
House on Haunted Hill (1959) Directed by William Castle. Vincent Price as Frederick Loren and Carol Ohmart as Annabelle Loren. Frederick: You remember the fun we had when you poisoned me? Annabelle: (laughs) Something you ate, the doctor said. Frederick: Yes… arsenic on the rocks.
Von Ryan’s Express (1965) Directed by Mark Robson. Frank Sinatra as Colonel Joseph L. Ryan and Trevor Howard as Major Eric Fincham Fincham: I can’t expect you to understand this, but these men belong to the Ninth Fusiliers. This regiment fought with Marlborough in Seventeen Hundred and Four, with Wellington against Napoleon, froze and died (read…)
Casualties of War (1989) Directed by Brian De Palma. Erik King as Brown. Brown: I’m a armor-plated motherfucker. I’m a armor-plated motherfucker. I’m a armor-plated motherfucker…
The Mercenary (1968) Directed by Sergio Corbucci. Franco Nero as Sergei Kowalski and Franco Ressel as Studs Studs: (points his gun at Kowalski) Polack! You play around with me, I’ll see that you’re gonna get murdered. You play with fire, you’re gonna get burned! Kowalski: I wear gloves. Studs: I don’t see them. I don’t (read…)
The Godfather: Part III (1990) Directed and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. Al Pacino as Michael Corleone and Diane Keaton as Kay Adams Michelson Michael: I want you to forgive me. Kay: For what? Michael: Everything. Kay: Oh. Like God, huh? Michael: No, I need something a little closer.
The Godfather: Part II (1974) Directed and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. John Cazale as Fredo Corleono and Al Pacino as Michael Corleone Fredo: Sometimes I think I should’ve married a woman like you did. Like Kay. Have kids, have a family. For once in my life, be more like… Pop. Michael: It’s not easy (read…)
The Godfather (1972) Directed and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. Diane Keaton as Kay Adams and Al Pacino as Michael Corleone Kay: I thought you weren’t going to become a man like your father. That’s what you told me. Michael: My father’s no different than any powerful man… any man who’s responsible for other people. (read…)
Manhunter (1986) Written and directed by Michael Mann. Tom Noonan as Francis Dollarhyde Dollarhyde: Before me, you are a slug in the sun. You are privy to a great awakening and you recognize nothing. You’re an ant in the afterbirth. It is your nature to do one thing correctly: tremble. But fear is not what (read…)
Watch on the Rhine (1943) Directed by Herman Shumlin. Screenplay by Dashiell Hammett from the play by Lillian Hellman. Kurt Katch as Herr Blecher and Henry Daniell as Baron Phili von Ramme Von Ramme: It is generally supposed, Mr. Chandler, that these little talks of Blecher’s are most instructive… and unpleasant. Blecher: Baron von Ramme, (read…)
Heaven Can Wait (1943) Directed by Ernst Lubitsch Don Ameche as Henry Van Cleve and Gene Tierney as Martha Strable Henry: Martha, do you love me? Martha: Well I hardly know you. Henry: You don’t need to know anything when you love. Love needs no introduction. You love or you don’t love. Martha: You’re mad. (read…)
In Which We Serve (1942) Written and directed by Noel Coward. Michael Wilding as Flags and Noel Coward as Captain E. V. Kinross R.N. Capt. Kinross: Here comes the dawn of a new day, Flags. I shouldn’t be surprised if it were a fairly uncomfortable one. Flags: Yes, sir. Very pretty sky, sir. Somebody sent (read…)
The Human Comedy (1943) Directed by Clarence Brown. James Craig as Tom Spangler and Marsha Hunt as Diana Steed Diana: You will come to dinner, won’t you? You must, you know. Tom: Dinner? Diana: No! You promised. Yes you did. Mother and father are dying to meet you. Seven o’clock sharp… Tom: Take it easy. (read…)
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) Directed by William A. Wellman. Henry Fonda as Gil Carter Gil: Darby sure sells rotten liquor. Warms ya up though. Feels like fire creepin’ in the short grass. I guess I’ll just let ‘er spread a little while.
Madame Curie (1943) Directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Greer Garson as Marie Sklodowska-Curie. Marie Curie: (speaking before the Faculty of Science at the University of Paris on the 25th anniversary of her discovery of radium.) No one of us can do much. Yet, each of us perhaps, can catch some gleam of knowledge, which modest and (read…)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) Directed by Sam Wood from the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Ingrid Bergman as Maria and Gary Cooper as Robert Jordan. Maria: Kiss me. Robert: You’re shameless. Maria: Yes. (they kiss)
The Constant Nymph (1943) Directed by Edmund Goulding. Charles Boyer as Lewis Dodd and Alexis Smith as Florence Creighton Lewis: I will not be told what I must or must not do. I’ve never permitted myself to be bullied and I’m not going to start now. I’m not a child. Florence: Aren’t you behaving like (read…)
The Song of Bernadette (1943) Directed by Henry King. Vincent Price as Prosecutor Vital Dutour, Aubrey Mather as Mayor Lacade and Sig Ruman as Louis Bouriette. Lacade: All France will be laughing at us. And Lourdes was going have a railroad connection. I’d even gone so far as to have the plans drawn up for (read…)