Film quotes

Film quotes


* “Listen, you fuckers, you screwheads. Here is a man who would not take it anymore. A man who stood up against the scum, the cunts, the dogs, the filth, the shit. Here is a man who stood up.” –Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver
* “You have to think about one shot. One shot is what it’s all about. A deer’s gotta be taken with one shot.” –Michael Vronsky, The Deer Hunter

* “I recall every punch, every hook, every jab, the worst way a guy can get rid of his flab . . . As you know my life wasn’t fab . . . And though . . . And though I’d rather hear you cheer as I delve into Shakespeare ‘A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse’ but I ain’t had a winner in six months. And though I’m no Olivier, if it was him he would say that the thing ain’t ring, the thing is the play. So give me a stage, where this bull here can rage and though I can fight I’d much rather recite: That’s Entertainment.” –Jake La Motta, Raging Bull

* “Better to be king for a night than a schmuck for a lifetime.” –Rupert Pupkin, The King of Comedy

* “You know what they say about slugs. They always leave slime in their tracks.” –Louis Cyphre, Angel Heart

* “I want this guy dead! I want his family dead! I want his house burned to the ground! I want to go there in the middle of the night and piss on his ashes!” –Al Capone, The Untouchables

* “They whacked him. They fucking whacked him. I can’t fucking believe it.” –Jimmy Conway, Goodfellas

* “In the casino, the cardinal rule is to keep them playing and to keep them coming back. The longer they play, the more they lose, and in the end, we get it all.” –Ace Rothstein, Casino