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Cool Hand Luke - 1967 Movie Quotes


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  what we have here is a failure to communicate. (full quote)
  what we have is a failure to communicate (full quote)
5110 1: Maliciously destroying municipal property while under the influence. what was that? 2: Cutting the heads off of parking meters, Captain. (full quote)
5110 1: I can eat fifty eggs. 2: Nobody can eat fifty eggs. (full quote)
5110 When a man's mother dies and, uh, he gets to thinking about her funeral and paying respects. Before he knows it, his mind ain't right. He's got rabbit in his blood and he runs. (full quote)
5110 Forty-eight, Boss. One in the box, one in the bush. (full quote)
5110 You going to get used to wearing them chains after a while. Don't you never stop listening to them clinking. (full quote)
5259 28 boss, one in the box one in the bush! (full quote)
evilroy Get mad at them eggs boy! (full quote)
3186 Sometimes nothins a pretty cool hand. (full quote)
4923 1. I'm just doing my job, Luke, you gotta appreciate that. 2. Naw, calling it your job don't make it right, boss. (full quote)
5935 He's a natural born world shaker... (full quote)
5935 1.what we got here? 2.You got a Lucas Jackson 3.Nobody has a name here until Dragline gives 'em one. (full quote)
5935 1. You got your mind right, Luke? 2. Yah, I got it right, Boss. (full quote)
5935 Luke (singing: Get yourself a sweet Madonna dressed in rhinestones sitting on a pedestal of abalone shell...Going ninety I ain't scary 'cause I got the Virgin Mary assuring me that I won't go to hell... (full quote)
5935 (Dragline): You hang on in there, Luke. There's gonna be some world shakin goin' on. We gonna send you a post card... (full quote)
5935 1. I'll radio the local hospital and let them know you're bringing him in. 2. (Captain): We're taking him to the prison hospital. 3. But that's an hour away! 4. (Captain): Get out of the way. He's ours! (full quote)
5935 1. (Police): Just what the hell do you think you're doing out at this hour destroying municipal property? 2. (Luke): Small town...not much to do in the evenin'... (full quote)
3923 Taking it off here Boss. (full quote)
3923 Lucille my sweet Lucille. (full quote)
3923 Man you think you've worked hard. This mothers gonna break your back. (full quote)
3923 call the captain, captain. Yes sir. call us guards boss. Yes boss. (full quote)
3923 Luke fall out. (full quote)
3923 Dont look at me mullet head. (full quote)
3923 Whos that? Boss---.Dont he ever say anything?{HE shoots} I think he just said something. (full quote)
3923 Now I can be you friend or I can be one real mean sumbitch. (full quote)
3923 Betcha a cold drink he dont make it. Your on. Hey Babaloogats we got a bet here. (full quote)
3923 You owe that fella a cold drink. (full quote)
3923 Uncle Luke wheres your chains? (full quote)
3923 The Bears gonna be walking the road today. (full quote)
3923 Take care Arletta. You know it kid. (full quote)
  Shaking the tree over here, Boss. (full quote)
  I never planned a day in my life (full quote)
10062 Sometimes, a hand full of nothing is just a real cool hand (full quote)
  I ain't heard much worth listening to. (full quote)
9821 ANY MAN FORGETS HIS number SPENDS A NIGHT IN THE BOX. (full quote)
9821 ANY MAN LOSES HIS SPOON SPENDS A NIGHT IN THE BOX. (full quote)
9821 ANYONE SMOKING IN THE PRONE POSITION SPENDS A NIGHT IN THE BOX. (full quote)
9821 SATURDAYS, PUT CLEAN SHEETS ON TOP, TOP SHEETS ON THE BOTTOM, BOTTOM SHEETS IN THE LAUNDRY. TURN IN THE WRONG SHEET, SPEND A NIGHT IN THE BOX. (full quote)
9821 ANYTHING SO INNOCENT...AND BUILT LIKE THAT JUST GOT TO BE NAMED LUCILLE. (full quote)
  Luke: They dont know weather to spit, shallow or smile. (full quote)
  Luke: They dont know weather to spit, shallow or smile. (full quote)
  They're just little ole bird eggs... Fish eggs practically! (full quote)
  Dragline: Stay down. You're beat. Luke: You're gonna have to kill me (full quote)
  During a Thunder Storm Luke: Let him go. Bam, Bam. Dragline: Knock it off, Luke. You can't talk about Him that way. Luke: Are you still believin' in that big bearded Boss up there? You think he's watchin' us? Dragline: Get in here. Ain't ya scared? Ain't ya scared of dyin'? Luke: Dyin'? Boy, he can have this little life any time he wants to. Do ya hear that? Are ya hearin' it? Come on. You're welcome to it, ol' timer. Let me know you're up there. Come on. Love me, hate me, kill me, anything. Just let me know it. (He looks around) I'm just standin' in the rain talkin' to myself. (full quote)
  In a small Country Church after escaping from prison for the third time. Anybody here? Hey, Ol' Man, You home tonight? Can you spare a minute? It's about time we had a little talk. I know I'm a pretty evil fella. Killed people in the war and got drunk and chewed up municipal property and the like. I know I got no call to ask for much but even so, you gotta admit, you ain't dealt me no cards in a long time. It's beginnin' to look like you got things fixed so I can't never win out. Inside, outside, all 'em rules and regulations and bosses. You made me like I am. Just where am I supposed to fit in? Ol' Man, I gotta tell ya. I started out pretty strong and fast. But it's beginnin' to get to me. When does it end? What do ya got in mind for me? What do I do now? All right. All right. (He kneels on his knees and cups his hands in prayer.) On my knees, askin'. (pause) Yeah, that's what I thought. I guess I'm pretty tough to deal with, huh? A hard case. I guess I gotta find my own way. A few police cars drive up in front of the church. Dragline calls out to his friend from the church door: Luke? Luke looks up and addresses an aside to God: That's your answer ol' Man? I guess you're a hard case too. (full quote)
  Dragline: They took him right down that road. Convict(s): What'd he look like, Drag?...Yeah, what'd he look like?..He had his eyes opened or closed, Drag? Dragline: He was smiling...That's right. You know, that, that Luke smile of his. He had it on his face right to the very end. Hell, if they didn't know it 'fore, they could tell right then that they weren't a-gonna beat him. That old Luke smile. Oh, Luke. He was some boy. Cool Hand Luke. Hell, he's a natural-born world-shaker. (full quote)
  Man runs once, he gets one set of leg irons, man runs twice, he gets two sets of leg irons, now there ain't gonna be a third set. (full quote)
  FAILURE TO COMMUNICATE (full quote)
  Boss: Git yer dirt otta mih hole, Luke (full quote)
  what we have here is a lack of communication (full quote)
  what we have here is a failure to communicate (full quote)
  Everything's cool as can be. (full quote)
  I'm still shakin' it boss, I'm still shakin' it! (full quote)
  what we got here, is failure to communicate. (full quote)
  what we have here is a failure to communicate (full quote)
  It's like a ripe melon what's gettin' ready to bust. (full quote)
  Yeah, well, sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand. (full quote)
  -Did you see my boy today? He was matching you plate for plate. He had a spoon so big mad yours look like it had a hole in it. -I don't feel good, I think I have an ulcer or something. -My boy can eat rusty noails, broken bottles, any darn thing. Why, if you'de be so kind as to cut off your yankee head, he'll even eat that. -I can eat fifty eggs. -Nobody can eat fifty eggs. -You just said he could eat anything. -You ever eat fifty eggs? -Nobody ever eat fifty eggs. -How long? -A hour. -Babalooga, we got a bet here. (full quote)
  Shakin the tree boss (full quote)
  you fooled them luke! no, they broke me (full quote)
  See that fella, he's the man, and he is one rough old boy. (full quote)
  thems the easiest kind to find (full quote)
  Shaking the bush, Boss. Shaking the bush. (full quote)
  What we've got here is a failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach. So you get what we had here last week which is the way he wants it. Well he gets it. I don't like it anymore than you men. (full quote)
9821 1)GOD, SHE DOESN'T KNOW what SHE'S DOIN'. 2)OH, BOY, SHE KNOWS EXACTLY what SHE'S DOIN'. 3)SHE'S DRIVIN' US CRAZY AND LOVIN' IT. (full quote)
10929 Stay down. You're beat. (full quote)
10929 I gotta believe! (full quote)
10929 I never planned anything in my life. (full quote)
10929 Plastic Jesus. (full quote)
12497 checking my yo yo, Boss. (full quote)
12497 Aw, you know how it is, small town, not much to do in the evening. (full quote)
13901 what we have here is a failure to communicate. (full quote)
16823 no man can eat 50 eggs! (full quote)
19590 what we have here is a failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach. Like this fellar we had in here the other day. He wanted it his way, and that was the way he got it. (full quote)
1ajas I can eat fifty eggs. Nobody can eat fifty eggs! (full quote)
1ajas When a man's mother dies and, uh, he gets to thinking about her funeral and paying respects. Before he knows it, his mind ain't right. He's got rabbit in his blood and he runs. (full quote)
1ajas You owe that fella a cool drink. (full quote)
1ajas Now I can be your friend or I can be one real mean sumbitch. (full quote)
1ajas Shakin' the tree here, boss. (full quote)
1ajas what we have here is a failure to communicate. (full quote)
Walacama That old box will fall down before luke ever breaks... Seems your luke has more guts than brains... I don't see any sign of guts in you... You don't see any leg irons either... Oh, big deal, big city paper hanger, passing two bit checks... You haven't had much luck playing follow the leader, have you? (full quote)
27037 It was just something to do. (full quote)
33944 Gonna be one hot mutha today, Drag!!! (full quote)
33944 It's all up to you..... now I can be a real good guy .... or I can be one real mean sumbitch..... it's all up to you... (full quote)
33944 * You eyeballin', Society??? * Just checking my yoyo, boss....... (full quote)
33944 You don't mess with the man with no eyes Luke!!! (full quote)
33944 Looks like a ripe watermelon what's about to bust itself *ope*!!! (full quote)
33944 Well... sometimes nothing can be a realll cool hand (full quote)
33944 Them clothes got laundry numbers on 'em. You remember your number and always wear the ones that has your number. Any man forgets his number spends the night in the box. These here spoons, you keep with ya. Any man loses his spoon spends a night in the box. There's no playin' grab-ass or fightin' in the building. You got a grudge against another man, you fight him Saturday afternoon. Any man playin' grab-ass or fightin' in the building spends a night in the box. First bell is at five minutes of eight...Last bell is at eight. Any man not in his bunk at eight spends a night in the box. There's no smokin' in the prone position in bed. If you smoke, you must have both legs over the side of your bunk. Any man caught smokin' in the prone position in bed spends the night in the box. You'll get two sheets. Every Saturday, you put the clean sheet on the top and the top sheet on the bottom. The bottom sheet you turn into the laundry boy. Any man turns in the wrong sheet spends a night in the box. No one will sit in the bunks with dirty pants on. Any man with dirty pants on sittin' on the bunks spends a night in the box. Any man don't bring back his empty pop bottle spends a night in the box. Any man loud-talkin' spends a night in the box. You got questions, you come to me...Any man don't keep order spends a night in the box... My name's Carr... I'm the floor walker (full quote)
33944 Taking it off here, boss!! (full quote)
33944 1/ He ain't in the box because of the joke played on him.... He back-sassed a free man. They got their rules. We ain't got nothin' to do with that. Would probably have happened to him sooner or later anyway - a complainer like him. He gotta learn the rules the same as anybody else. 2/ Yeah, them poor old Bosses need all the help they can get. 1/ You tryin' to say somethin'? You got a flappin' mouth..... 3/ Last bell!!!!! 1/ One of these days, I'm gonna have to flap me up some dust with it. (full quote)
33944 1/ Where'd the road go? 2/ That's it.... That's the end of it. 3/ Man, there's still daylight. 1/ About two hours left. 3/ what do we do now? 2/ Nothin'..... 1/ hahaha!!! Oh Luke, you wild, beautiful thing. You crazy handful of nothin'!!!!...... (full quote)
33944 1/ You're gonna get used to wearin' them chains after a while, Luke, but you'll never stop listenin' to them clinkin'. 'Cause they're gonna remind you of what I've been sayin' - for your own good. 2/ I wish you'd stop bein' so good to me, Capt'n. 1/ Don't you ever....EVER!!!! talk that way to me..... What we've got here is failure to communicate..... Some men you just can't reach.... So you get what we had here last week - which is the way he wants it. Well, he gets it. I don't like it any more than you men. (full quote)
33944 You got your mind right, Luke? (full quote)
33944 1/_This here is Boss Keene's ditch... it's got your dirt in it, what's your dirt doin' in Boss Keene's ditch? 2/_I dunno, Boss 1/_Y'all best get in there and get it out, boy! (full quote)
33944 'Scuse me Boss, don't mean to interupt... caught short here (full quote)
33944 If you make a mistake, you gotta deal with the man, and lemme tell ya he is one rough ol' boy! (full quote)
33944 Hey Coco?.... Who's sendin' me a magazine? (full quote)
33944 1/_She don't know what she's doing 2/_Oh boy, she knows exactly what she's doin'.... She's drivin' us crazy and lovin' every minute of it. 1/_Shut your mouth about my Lucille!!! (full quote)
33944 Oh come onnnnn! Stop beatin' it! Get out there yourself. Stop feedin' off me. Get out of here. I can't breathe. Give me some air!! (full quote)
33944 1/_Don't hit me anymore...Oh God, I pray to God you don't hit me anymore.... I'll do anything you say, but I can't take anymore!!! 2/_You got your mind right, Luke? 1/_Yeah.... I got it right.... I got it right, boss. 2/_Suppose you's to back-slide on us? 1/_Oh no, I won't... I won't, boss. 2/_Suppose you's to back-sass? 1/_No I won't... I won't... I got my mind right! 2/_You try to run again, we gonna kill ya. 1/_I won't, I won't, boss! 2/_Get inside now and get yourself cleaned up (full quote)
33944 1/_Anybody here?.... Hey, Ol' Man, You home tonight?... Can you spare a minute cause it's about time we had a little talk. I know I'm a pretty evil fella. Killed people in the war and got drunk and chewed up municipal property and the like. I know I got no call to ask for much but even so, you gotta admit, you ain't dealt me no cards in a long time. It's beginning to look like you got things fixed so I can't never win out. Inside, outside, all them rules and regulations and bosses. You made me like I am. Just where am I supposed to fit in?.... Ol' Man, I gotta tell ya. I started out pretty strong and fast. But it's beginnin' to get to me. When does it end? What do ya got in mind for me? What do I do now?...... All right. All right...... On my knees, asking.... ( big pause) Yeah, that's what I thought. I guess I'm pretty tough to deal with, huh? A hard case. I guess I gotta find my own way. 2/_Luke? 1/_That's your answer ol' Man?.... I guess you're a hard case too (full quote)
33944 You call the Cap'n Cap'n...and you call the rest of us 'Boss', you hear? (full quote)
33944 Hey Lord, whatever I done, don't strike me blind for another couple of minutes! (full quote)
33944 1/_Wipin' it off here, Boss? 2/_Yeah, wipe it off, Gambler (full quote)
33944 Dragline; Coco; Society; Gambler; Tramp; Babaloogats; Boss Keene; Boss Paul; The Man With No Eyes (full quote)
41892 what we've got here is a failure to communicate, and that is the way he was. (full quote)
jeffery7054 .... " you're runnin days are over boy! it looks like you got yourself a whole new set of chains,boy!... fact is, you're beginnin to smell so bad, i could track you myself!. a) .. yeah, well that oughta be easy for a genuine son of a bitch. " (full quote)