Jack Nicholson movie quotes

Jack Nicholson movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Jack Nicholson quotes
  • “- Henry Lloyd Moon: Well! Anybody hungry?
    - Big Abe, Moon's Old Gang: Hungry! Shit, I could eat a frozen dog.
    - Henry Lloyd Moon: Well, we'll go on out to the kitchen and see if we got one already froze.”

    Jack Nicholson - Henry Lloyd Moon
    Jeff Morris - Big Abe, Moon's Old Gang
    [Tag:food, hunger]
  • “- Danny Torrance: Do you like this hotel?
    - Jack Torrance: Yes, I do. I love it. Don't you?
    - Danny Torrance: I guess so.
    - Jack Torrance: Good. I want you to like it here. I wish we could stay hereforever... and ever... and ever.”

    Danny Lloyd - Danny
    Jack Nicholson - Jack Torrance
    [Tag:like, place]
  • “People who talk in metaphors oughta shampoo my crotch.”
    Jack Nicholson - Melvin Udall
  • “Poultry is just another way of saying chicken.”
    Jack Nicholson - Henry Lloyd Moon
    [Tag:food]
  • “- Bobby Ciaro: He wants to know what you're scared of.
    - Jimmy Hoffa: Tell him it's none of his fucking business.”

    Danny DeVito - Bobby Ciaro
    Jack Nicholson - James R. Hoffa
    [Tag:fear, weakness]
  • “The city's different at night: the air smells better, it's harder to see that the oil rigs outnumber the palm tress; it's almost like the good old days, at least the way I'd like to remember them.”
    Jack Nicholson - Jake Gittes
    [Tag:city, night, nostalgia]
  • “- Aurora Greenway: I'm inviting you to come over and look at my Renoir.
    - Garrett Breedlove: You're inviting me to bed.
    - Aurora Greenway: It happens to be in my bedroom.
    - Garrett Breedlove: Is the Renoir under the covers?
    - Aurora Greenway: Don't cackle, Garrett. Do you want to see it?”

    Shirley MacLaine - Aurora Greenway
    Jack Nicholson - Garrett Breedlove
  • “You can't trust a guy who's never lost anything.”
    Jack Nicholson - Jake Gittes
    [Tag:losing, trust]
  • “- Stuart Ullman: For some people, solitude and isolation can of itself become a problem.
    - Jack Torrance: Not for me.
    - Stuart Ullman: How about your wife and son? How do you think they'll take to it?
    - Jack Torrance: They'll love it.”

    Barry Nelson - Ullman
    Jack Nicholson - Jack Torrance
  • “- Rudy: You know why people call you a bum? Because it makes them feel better when they say it.
    - Francis Phelan: Well, the truth can't hurt you. If you're a bum, you're a bum.”

    Tom Waits - Rudy
    Jack Nicholson - Francis Phelan
    [Tag:insult, truth]
  • “You can follow the action, which gets you good pictures. You can follow your instincts, which'll probably get you in trouble. Or, you can follow the money, which nine times out of ten will get you closer to the truth.”
    Jack Nicholson - Jake Gittes
    [Tag:instinct, money, truth]
  • “I don't want to live in the past, Khan. I just don't want to lose it.”
    Jack Nicholson - Jake Gittes
    [Tag:living, memory, past]
  • “Most cops' ethics are like the car they drive... black and white.”
    Jack Nicholson - Jake Gittes
    [Tag:police, racism]
  • “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”

    Jack Nicholson - Jack Torrance
    [Tag:stress, working]
  • “- Mark: When we're married, I want this once a week.
    - Rachel: I'm never getting married again. I don't believe in marriage.
    - Mark: Neither do I.”

    Jack Nicholson - Mark
    Meryl Streep - Rachel
    [Tag:belief, marriage]
  • “- Carol Connelly: We all have these terrible stories to get over, and you...
    - Melvin Udall: It's not true. Some of us have great stories, pretty stories that take place at lakes with boats and friends and noodle salad. Just no one in this car. But, a lot of people, that's their story. Good times, noodle salad. What makes it so hard is not that...” (continue)
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    Julie Benz - Carol Connelly
    Jack Nicholson - Melvin Udall
    [Tag:anger, envy]
  • “- Carol Connelly: Do you have any control over how creepy you allow yourself to get?
    - Melvin Udall: Yes I do, as a matter of fact. And to prove it, I have not gotten personal, and you have.”

    Julie Benz - Carol Connelly
    Jack Nicholson - Melvin Udall
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