Denzel Washington movie quotes

Denzel Washington movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Denzel Washington quotes
  • “- Alonzo: All right, when's the last time you did a felony stop?
    - Jake: Uh, couple weeks ago?
    - Alonzo: Good, you needpractice.
    - Jake: They look like collegekids.
    - Alonzo: They're gonna get their education today.”

    Denzel Washington - Alonzo
    Ethan Hawke - Jake
  • “The newspapers was goin' on and on about the city elections, like they was really gonna change somebody's life. But my life had already changed when I lost my job three weeks before.”
    Denzel Washington - Easy Rawlins
  • “Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon-Where are you from? Originally.
    Jim Baxter-The Valley. Where are you from? Originally.
    Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon-Mississippi Valley. Alabama, Birmingham.
    Jim Baxter-Well, here’s to being from somewhere.”

    Denzel Washington - Joe 'Deke' Deacon
    Rami Malek - Jim Baxter
  • “Jim Baxter-Something I got to know. How’s a guy with the best clearance rate in the department work fifteen years without a promotion?
    Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon-Maybe I didn’t go to the right church.”

    Denzel Washington - Joe 'Deke' Deacon
    Rami Malek - Jim Baxter
  • You knew him, didn’t you? At least, he knew you. That’s why he did that to your face. You let him in. You thought, “Not my type, but maybe he could be a friend.” I mean, you can’t get enough of them. But then you had that one little feeling. You thought, “What if?” But you waved it away. Thought, “Ah, what the hell? Life’s too short.” And you... (continue)(continue reading)

    Denzel Washington - Joe 'Deke' Deacon
  • “Jim Baxter-Things probably changed a lot since you left.
    Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon-You still got to catch him, right?
    Jim Baxter-Yeah.
    Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon-Not that much has changed then.”

    Denzel Washington - Joe 'Deke' Deacon
    Rami Malek - Jim Baxter
  • “- Vivian Whitney: Roger, we're having chicken for dinner.
    - Roger Porter: I just love chicken, ma'am.
    - Vivian Whitney: I know you do.”

    Susan Saint James - Vivian Whitney
    Denzel Washington - Roger Porter
    [Tag:caring, food]
  • “- Susan Plummer: Robert, I’ve been thinking: Maybe you should go back, huh? It’s great, you helping all these random people and everything, but it’s not going to fill that hole in your heart. Go home, huh? Make peace with it. That’s what Vivienne would have wanted.
    - Robert McCall: Oh, hey.
    - Susan Plummer: Always a gentleman.
    - Robert McCall:...” (continue)
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    Melissa Leo - Susan Plummer
    Denzel Washington - Robert McCall
  • “- Vasquez: Where's your gun?
    - Sam Chisolm: Man carries a gun, he tends to use it.”

    Manuel Garcia-Rulfo - Vasquez
    Denzel Washington - Chisolm
    [Tag:killing, weapons]
  • What you do, what you become, is not my concern. The world is full of so-called "men" like you, and, in a perfect world, anything we do comes with a price, but, this ain't a perfect world.
    Denzel Washington - Robert McCall
  • “- Detective Richie Roberts: I want to know everyone you've met for the last twenty years. Everyone you sold to. Every cop you ever paid off. Every one who ever stole from you. Every one you remember.
    - Frank Lucas: Oh, I remember them all. That's not the problem.
    - Detective Richie Roberts: What is?
    - Frank Lucas: The jails aren't big enough.”

    Russell Crowe - Detective Richie Roberts
    Denzel Washington - Frank Lucas
    [Tag:crime, prison]
  • “- Troy Maxson: It's not easy for me to admit that I've been standing in the same place for eighteen years!
    - Rose Maxson: Well, I've been standing with you! I gave eighteen years of my life to stand in the same spot as you!”

    Denzel Washington - Troy Maxson
    Viola Davis - Rose Maxson
  • - Dave York: Oh. Alright. Well, guess what. There is no sin. No virtue. It’s just shit people do. They trained us to kill people and risk our lives doing it. And then one day, you get a call saying they’re done with you. “Thank you for your service. Here’s a plaque”. You need a job? Good luck. You need medical insurance? See the VA. One day,... (continue)(continue reading)
    Pedro Pascal - Dave York
    Denzel Washington - Robert McCall
  • “- Jake: Why did you do this to me?
    - Alonzo: Nobody told you to smoke that thing. You made the decision. Live with your decision. Ain't like I put a gun to your head.”

    Ethan Hawke - Jake
    Denzel Washington - Alonzo
  • Hate put me in prison. Love's gonna bust me out.”
    Denzel Washington - Rubin Carter
    [Tag:hatred, love, prison]
  • “- Neighborhood Resident: I’ve seeing you carrying all these books around, I figured you for some kind of teacher.
    - Robert McCall: I’m a high level paid former assassin.”

    Ralph Ayala - Neighborhood Resident
    Denzel Washington - Robert McCall
    [Tag:job, killing]
  • “- Detective Keith Frazier: What do you think he's going to do?
    - Madeleiene White: Well, he's not gonna kill anyone.
    - Detective Keith Frazier: How do you know?
    - Madeleiene White: Because he's not a murderer.
    - Detective Keith Frazier: How do you know? I got news for you. Most of the guys up in Sing Sing weren't murderers until they killed...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Denzel Washington - Detective Keith Frazier
    Jodie Foster - Madeleine White
  • “- Robert McCall: I thought you were retired.
    - Susan Plummer: Oh, I am. Just like you’re dead.”

    Denzel Washington - Robert McCall
    Melissa Leo - Susan Plummer
    [Tag:expectation]
  • “- Sam Rubinstein: How am I today? The same, only worse. Every day I know less.
    - Robert McCall: Welcome to the club.”

    Orson Bean - Sam Rubinstein
    Denzel Washington - Robert McCall
  • “You got a dick. You do have a dick, don't you? Okay, the dick lines up straight like that right? To the right of it and to the left of it are pockets, right? In those pockets are money. Look in either one of 'em, pay the bill.”

    Denzel Washington - Alonzo
    [Tag:genitalia, money]
  • “It takes talent to make money. It takes brains to keep money.”
    Denzel Washington - Robert McCall
    [Tag:gain, money, talent]
  • “- Agent Frank Haddad: I think we're all eager to give our weekends up on this, I know I am... but it just occurs to me, has any one committed a crime here? I mean, assault with a deadly color...?
    - Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard: Here's what I don't like: they know explosives. They know our response time. They put in a call and walk.”

    Tony Shalhoub - Frank Haddad
    Denzel Washington - Anthony Hubbard
  • “- Terry: We all believe in your innocence.
    - Rubin Carter: I've been innocence for 16 years. That's how long I've been in here. Innocence is a highly over-rated commodity.”

    John Hannah - Terry
    Denzel Washington - Rubin Carter
    [Tag:innocence]
  • “See you in my dreams.”

    Denzel Washington - Hunter
    [Tag:dreams, farewell]
  • “- Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard: His father's a federal agent for ten years.
    - Colonel Hardwick, Army Intelligence: Don't get in my face, Hubbard. I might decide you're an Ethiopian.
    - Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard: And you're just stupid enough to think that's an insult.”

    Denzel Washington - Anthony Hubbard
    Victor Slezak - Colonel Hardwick
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