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L.A. Confidential - 1997 Movie Quotes


Posted ByQuote
  You say fuck a lot. You fuck for money. (full quote)
3225 1) Well look at what we have here...slut dressed like Lana Turner 2) Uh, Sir, that is Lana Turner (full quote)
  Rolo Tomassi (full quote)
6347 Bud White is a mindless thug. (full quote)
8801 A hooker cut to look like Lana Turner is still a hooker, she just looks like Lana Turner (full quote)
CarmiCrowe Some men get the world, other men get ex hookers and a trip to Arizona. (full quote)
10528 what do I get if I give you your balls back, you WAP cock sucker? (full quote)
11155 EXLEY You cut to the heart of things, don't you? what about Lynn Bracken? She going to be a hooker all her life? LYNN I came out here with a dream. That's gone, but I settled for reality. (full quote)
11155 LYNN I see Bud because I want to. I see Bud because he can't hide the warmth he has inside him. EXLEY I'll take your word for it. LYNN I see Bud because he makes me feel like Lynn Bracken and not some Veronica Lake look-alike who fucks for money. I see him because he doesn't know how to disguise who he is. (full quote)
eviltwin Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush. (full quote)
12153 I admire you as a policeman, particularly your adherence to violence as a necessary adjunct to the job. (full quote)
12153 Oh, lookee here, the great jerk off case of 1953. (full quote)
12153 I wouldn't trade places with Edmund Exley right now for all the whisky in Ireland. (full quote)
12153 Wendell, I'd like full and docile co-operation on every topic. (full quote)
12153 (1)We'll do the town one night on me. (2)I'll bring my wallet just in case. (full quote)
12153 Excuse me, ma'am. Just the facts. (full quote)
12153 (1)You'll do as I say, and ask no questions. Do you follow my drift? (2) In technicolor, sir. (full quote)
12153 (1) I got a hot date. (2) Yeah? Who is she and what did you arrest her for? (full quote)
12153 I'm talking about the gas chamber, and you haven't even asked me what this is about. You've got a big guilty sign around your neck. (full quote)
12153 Oh, great. You get the girl, I get the coroner. (full quote)
12153 Why don't you and I go someplace quiet cause I'd love to give you the low-down on Mitchum. (full quote)
12153 Jack Vincennes:Why in the world do you wanna go digging any deeper into the Nite Owl killings, Lieutenant? Ed Exley: Rollo Tomasi. Jack Vincennes: Is there more to that or am I supposed to guess? (full quote)
12153 Jack Vincennes:I'm the technical advisor. I teach Brett Chase how to walk and talk like a cop. Jack's Dancing Partner : Brett Chase doesn't walk and talk like you. Jack Vincennes : Well, that's 'cause he's the television version. America isn't ready for the real me. (full quote)
12153 Pierce Patchett: I use girls that look like movie stars. Sometimes I employ a plastic surgeon. When the work had been done, that's when you saw us. Bud White: That's why her mother couldn't I.D. her. Jesus fucking Christ. Pierce Patchett: No, Mr. White. Pierce morehouse Patchett. (full quote)
12153 Ed Exley: Why did you become a cop? Jack Vincennes: I don't remember. (full quote)
12153 Ed Exley: I heard you like to shoot dogs. Ray Collins: Dogs got no reason to live. (full quote)
12153 Hold up your badge, so they'll know you're a policeman. (full quote)
12153 [ One of Lynn's clients refuses to leave. Bud White flashes his badge. ] Bud White: LAPD, shitbird. Get the fuck outta here or I'll call your wife to come get you! (full quote)
12153 Bud White: The Night Owl case made you. Do you want to tear all that down? Ed Exley: With a wrecking ball. You want to help me swing it? (full quote)
12153 Our justice must be swift and merciless. (full quote)
12153 I doubt you've ever taken a stupid breath. Don't start now. (full quote)
12153 Don't start tryin' to do the right thing, boy-o. You haven't the practice. (full quote)
12153 Go back to Jersey, Sonny. This is the City of the Angels and you haven't got any wings. (full quote)
12153 (1)You're the first man in five years who didn't tell me I look like Veronica Lake inside of a minute. (2)You look better than Veronica Lake. (full quote)
12153 (1)All I ever wanted was to measure up to my father. (2)Now's your chance. He died in the line of duty, didn't he? (full quote)
12153 (1)There's blood on your shirt. Is that an integral part of your job? (2)Yeah. (1)Do you enjoy it? (2)When they deserve it. (1)Did they deserve it today? (2) I'm not sure. (1)But you did it anyway. (2)Yeah, just like the half dozen guys you screwed today. (1)Well, actually, it was only two. (full quote)
12153 (1)Merry Christmas. (2) Merry Christmas to you, officer. (1)That obvious, huh? (2)It's practically stamped on your forehead. (full quote)
12153 (1) I'd like to see you again. (2) Are you asking me for a date or an appointment? (1) I don't know. (2) Well if you're asking me for a date I should know your first name. (1) Forget I asked. It was a mistake. (full quote)
12153 [Dick Stensland arrives with liquor for a party.] Officer: What took you, Stensland? Dick Stensland: My partner stopped to help a damsel in distress. He's got his priorities all screwed up. (full quote)
18927 That IS Lana Turner. (full quote)
  Reciprocity - the key to every relationship. (full quote)
  do you have a valediction, boyo? (full quote)
7016 America isn't ready for the real me. (full quote)
8563 Can your policman's mentality group those contradictions? (full quote)
8563 I doubt you've ever taken a stupid breath. Don't start now. (full quote)
8563 Unless you came here to wipe my ass, I believe we're through. (full quote)
8563 As a politician, he exceeds even myself. (full quote)
8563 Do you follow my drift? (full quote)
8563 All I ever wanted was to measure up to my father. (full quote)
CarmiCrowe 1) best to stay away from a man when his blood is up. 2) His blood is always up. 1) Then maybe its best you stay away from him altogether. (full quote)
10929 Oh, great. You get the girl, I get the coroner. (full quote)
10929 Welcome to Los Angeles, the city of the future. (full quote)
10929 Crestview-2239. (full quote)
10929 Well, just don't shoot me. (full quote)
10929 Gentlemen, just go out and get them. Use all necessary force. (full quote)
10929 Oh! Look at me now. (full quote)
10929 Smile...Smile...Smile. (full quote)
10929 I'm not smart enough. (full quote)
10929 Rollo Tomasi's the reason why I became a cop. (full quote)
10929 We all want something. (full quote)
10929 I just came from the records room. (full quote)
10929 Thanks for the push. (full quote)
10929 It may surprise some that an official would admit to making a mistake, but after due consideration, I am changing my position on the matter before the council. (full quote)
10929 Come on, don't try this 'good cop, bad cop' crap on me. I practically invented it. (full quote)
10929 I admire you as a policeman, particularly your adherence to violence as a necessary adjunct to the job. (full quote)
10929 -I got a hot date. -Yeah? Who is she and what did you arrest her for? (full quote)
10929 -You'll do as I say and ask no questions. Do you follow my drift? -In technicolor, sir. (full quote)
10929 You want an autograph? Write to MGM. (full quote)
10929 Come to Los Angeles. The sun shines bright, the beaches are wide and inviting, and the orange groves stretch as far as the eye can see. There are jobs aplenty and the land is cheap. Every working man can have his own house and inside every house, a happy, all-American family. You can have all this and who knows...you could even be discovered. become a movie star...or at least see one. Life is good in Los Angeles. It's paradise on Earth. Ha ha ha ha. That's what they tell you, anyway. (full quote)
10929 -The Night Owl case made you. Do you want to tear all that down. -With a wrecking ball. You want to help me swing it? (full quote)
10929 -All I ever wanted was to measure up to my father. -Now's your chance. He died in the line of duty, didn't he? (full quote)
10929 Go back to Jersey, Sonny. This is the City of Angels and you haven't got any wings. (full quote)
10929 -Edmund, you're a political animal. You have the eye for human weakness, but not the stomach. -You're wrong, sir. (full quote)
10929 -I'd like to see you again. -Are you asking me for a date or an appointment? -I don't know. -Well, if you're asking me for a date, I should know your first name. -Forget I asked. It was a mistake. (full quote)
10929 -Bud hates himself for what he did. -I know how he feels. (full quote)
10929 -It's best to stay away from the lad when his color is up. -His color is always up. -Then perhaps you'd do well to stay away from him altogether. (full quote)
princesstigereyes I admire you as a policeman, particularly your adherence to violence as a necessary adjunct to the job. (full quote)
princesstigereyes 1.There's blood on your shirt. Is that an integral part of your job? 2.Yeah. 1.Do you enjoy it? 2.When they deserve it. 1.Did they deserve it today? 2.I'm not sure. (full quote)
princesstigereyes Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush. (full quote)
vanilla (Lynn Bracken): Some men get the world. Others get hookers and a trip to Arizona. (full quote)
crowecat Captain Dudley Smith: I admire you as a policeman, particularly your adherence to violence as a necessary adjunct to the job. (full quote)
crowecat Dick Stensland: We'll do the town one night on me. Bud White: I'll bring my wallet just in case. (full quote)
crowecat Captain Dudley Smith: You'll do as I say, and ask no questions. Do you follow my drift? Bud White: In technicolor, sir. (full quote)
crowecat Johnny Stompanato: You want an autograph? Write to MGM. Ed Exley: Since when do two-bit hoods and hookers give out autographs? Johnny Stompanato: What'd you say to me? Ed Exley: LAPD. Sit down. Lana Turner: Who in the hell do you think you are? Jack Vincennes: Ed... Ed Exley: Take a walk, honey, before I haul your ass downtown. Johnny Stompanato: You are making a large mistake. Lana Turner: Get away from our table. Ed Exley: Shut up! A hooker cut to look like Lana Turner is still a hooker. Johnny Stompanato: Hey! Ed Exley: She just looks like Lana Turner. Jack Vincennes: She is Lana Turner. Ed Exley: What? Jack Vincennes: She is Lana Turner. (full quote)
crowecat Bud White: I'd like to see you again. Lynn Bracken: Are you asking me for a date or an appointment? Bud White: I don't know. Lynn Bracken: Well if you're asking me for a date I should know your first name. Bud White: Forget I asked. It was a mistake. (full quote)
crowecat Captain Dudley Smith: Don't start tryin' to do the right thing, boy-o. You haven't the practice. (full quote)
crowecat Dudley Smith: Edmund, you're a political animal. You have the eye for human weakness, but not the stomach. Ed Exley: You're wrong, sir. Captain Dudley Smith: Would you be willing to plant corroborative evidence on a suspect you knew to be guilty, in order to ensure an indictment? Ed Exley: Dudley, we've been over this. Captain Dudley Smith: Yes or no, Edmund? Ed Exley: No! Captain Dudley Smith: Would you be willing to beat a confession out of a suspect you knew to be guilty? Ed Exley: No. Captain Dudley Smith: Would you be willing to shoot a hardened criminal in the back, in order to offset the chance that some... lawyer... Ed Exley: No. (full quote)
crowecat Ed Exley: Bud hates himself for what he did. Lynn Bracken: I know how he feels. (full quote)
crowecat Lynn Bracken: Some men get the world. Others get hookers and a trip to Arizona. (full quote)
Arsey 1) Jesus fucking Christ. 2)No Officer White, Pierce morehouse Patchett. (full quote)