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Obligatory Movie Meme Post

15 movies, 15 quotes, no Googling. The last few answers have been supplied.


1. “Give a guy a gun, he thinks he’s Superman. Give him two and he thinks he’s God.” (Hard Boiled, editswlonghair)

2. “Where do you want to take the shot? In the hand or in the foot?” (City of God, ogier30)

3. “It starts when you begin to overlook bad manners. Anytime you quit hearing ‘sir’ and ‘ma’am’, the end is pretty much in sight.” (No Country For Old Men, michele_blue)

4. “I lost my gun today when I left you and I’m the laughingstock of a lot of people. I wanted to tell you. I wanted you to know and it’s on my mind. And it makes me look like a fool. And I feel like a fool. And you asked that we should say things — that we should say what we’re thinking and not lie about things. Well, I can tell you that, this, that I lost my gun today — and I am not a good cop. And I’m looked down at. And I know that. And I’m scared that once you find that out you may not like me.” (Magnolia, emilytheslayer and ronebofh)

5. “It should take you exactly four seconds to cross from here to that door. I’ll give you two.” (Breakfast at Tiffany’s, not guessed)

6. “I’ve heard that there’s a kind of bird without legs that can only fly and fly, and sleep in the wind when it is tired. The bird only lands once in its life… that’s when it dies.” (Days of Living Wild, not guessed)

7. “Oh, I get it. You’re the good cop. How about a meatball sub while you’re at it?”
“I ain’t your bitch, [elided]. Looks like you’re going to have to wait.”
“Yeah, but you’re someone’s bitch, aren’t you, [elided]?” (Mystic River, ogier30)

8. “I don’t like your manners.”
“And I’m not crazy about yours. I didn’t ask to see you. I don’t mind if you don’t like my manners, I don’t like them myself. They are pretty bad. I grieve over them on long winter evenings. I don’t mind your ritzing me drinking your lunch out of a bottle. But don’t waste your time trying to cross-examine me.” (The Big Sleep, ogier30)

9. “What if I go north? Disappear. Would you come after me? Hunt me?”
“No. No, I wouldn’t. I owe you one. But somebody would.” (Blade Runner, rickj)

10. “This is your receipt for your husband… and this is my receipt for your receipt.” (Brazil, tahnan and rickj)

11. “He needed me now more than ever, but something had come between us. I’d stopped even paying attention to him. Instead I sat in the car and read a map and spelled out entire sentences with my tongue on the roof of mouth where nobody could read them.” (Badlands, ogier30)

12. “It is kind of you to indulge your elders in their vices. Just as I indulge the young in theirs.” (Gods and Monsters, not guessed)

13. “Let me tell you something about corporations. This is a corporation, and I’m an officer in it. We deal in millions, we never see cash.” (Point Blank, not guessed)

14. “Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt. That’s the first thing they teach you.”
“Who taught you?”
“I don’t remember. That’s the second thing they teach you.” (Ronin, jeffwik)

15. “Right you asshole, I’ve got your daughter here, and I’m gonna send her back in pieces if… oh! I’m sorry, madam. No, I haven’t got your daughter here, I’ve got someone else’s. No, we’re not married. Yes, I’ve read the same thing, it’s very hard to find suitable young men these days. Well, I’m sure your daughter’s very nice, in principle I’ve got no objection to meeting her…” (A Life Less Ordinary, death_by_monkey)

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