Michael Keaton movie quotes

Michael Keaton movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Michael Keaton quotes
  • “We got two stories here: a story about degenerate clergy, and a story about a bunch of lawyers turning child abuse into a cottage industry. Which story do you want us to write? Because we're writing one of them.”
    Michael Keaton - Walter 'Robby' Robinson
  • “I'm looking for a few good men... and women. Who aren't afraid of hard work. Aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves. I'm looking for scrappers, hustlers, guys that are willing to roll up their sleeves. They're livin' on drive, they got a little fire in their belly. I stand right here before you today, I'm gonna offer you something as precious as...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Michael Keaton - Ray Kroc
  • “Nothing in this world can take the place of good old persistence. Talent won't. Nothing's more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius won't. Unrecognized genius is practically a cliche. Education won't. Why the world is full of educated fools. Persistence and determination alone are all powerful.”
    Michael Keaton - Ray Kroc
  • While you two boys were content to sit back and become a couple of also-rans... I wanna take the future. I wanna win. And you don't get there by being some "aw shucks" guy sap. There's no place in business for people like that. Business is war. It's dog eat dog, rat eat rat. If my competitor were drowning, I'd walk over and put a hose right in... (continue)(continue reading)

    Michael Keaton - Ray Kroc
  • “- Walter 'Robby' Robinson: Baron told us to get the system. We need the full scope. That's the only thing that will put an end to this.
    - Mike Rezendes: Then let's take it up to Ben and let him decide.
    - Walter 'Robby' Robinson: We'll take it to Ben when I say it's time.
    - Mike Rezendes: It's time, Robby! It's time! They knew and they let it...” (continue)
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    Michael Keaton - Walter 'Robby' Robinson
    Mark Ruffalo - Mike Rezendes
  • “I understand that you little guys start out with your woobies and you think they're great... and they are, they are terrific. But pretty soon, a woobie isn't enough. You're out on the street trying to score an electric blanket, or maybe a quilt. And the next thing you know, you're strung out on bedspreads Ken. That's serious.”

    Michael Keaton - Jack
  • “- Johnny Dangerously: The name's Dangerously. Johnny Dangerously.
    - Lil: Did you know you're last name is an adverb?”

    Michael Keaton - Johnny Dangerously
    Marilu Henner - Lil
    [Tag:danger, name]
  • “How'd you like a little trim on that moustache, Ron?”

    Michael Keaton - Jack
    [Tag:beard, threat]
  • “- Chorus Girl: I'm not wearing a bra, Johnny.
    - Johnny Dangerously: Yeah? Well that makes two of us.”

    Michael Keaton - Johnny Dangerously
     
  • “- Adrian Toomes: Peter, you're young. You don't understand how the world works.
    - Peter Parker: Yeah, but I understand that selling weapons to criminals is wrong!”

    Michael Keaton - Adrian Toomes
    Tom Holland - Peter Parker
    [Tag:business, weapons]
  • “You need to understand, I will do anything to protect my family. I know you know what I'm talking about. So don't mess with me. Don't interfere in my business again. Because I will kill you and anyone you care about.”

    Michael Keaton - Adrian Toomes
  • “- V. A. Vandevere: Why are you just standing there? Get to the tower!
    - Stage Manager: The electricity’s failing! There’s no elevators!
    - V. A. Vandevere: When I last checked, they invented stairs.”

    Michael Keaton - V. A. Vandevere
    Simon Connolly - Stage Manager
  • “The secret to show business is always keep a rabbit in your hat. Or a monkey in your desk, I guess.”
    Michael Keaton - V. A. Vandevere
    [Tag:business, chance]
  • “- V. A. Vandevere: Max, I know your type. Charlatan, con man, opportunist.
    - Max Medici: New York is that way, in case you need directions.
    - V. A. Vandevere: And I know it comes from a deep desire to build something authentic and true.
    - Max Medici: I know your game.
    - V. A. Vandevere: It’s not a game. Some men cheat the rules, others change them.” (continue)
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    Michael Keaton - V. A. Vandevere
    Danny DeVito - Max Medici
  • “- V. A. Vandevere: Max, you possess something that’s very rare in life. And the tragedy of it is, is you don’t even know that you have it. Do you know what it is that you have, Max?
    - Max Medici: No.
    - V. A. Vandevere: It’s mystique.”

    Michael Keaton - V. A. Vandevere
    Danny DeVito - Max Medici
  • “- V. A. Vandevere: Uh, Max, if you don’t mind my asking, where did you come upon the animal?
    - Max Medici: He hails from the far east.
    - V. A. Vandevere: How far?
    - Max Medici: Far.
    - Neils Skellig: He doesn’t look like magic to me.
    - Holt Farrier: Well, what the heck can you tell by appearances, right?”

    Michael Keaton - V. A. Vandevere
    Danny DeVito - Max Medici
    Joseph Gatt - Neils Skellig
    Colin Farrell - Holt Farrier
    [Tag:appearance, magic]
  • “Come with me. Together, we can soar on that elephant's wings.”

    Michael Keaton - V. A. Vandevere
    [Tag:elephants, flying]
  • “- V. A. Vandevere: He stole my elephant! Medici, we had a deal!
    - Max Medici: I'm no expert, but I think you have bigger problems!”

    Michael Keaton - V. A. Vandevere
    Danny DeVito - Max Medici
  • Patriotism exists because people like you and people like me need a higher cause. Something bigger than us.”
    Michael Keaton - Stan Hurley
    [Tag:patriotism]
  • “- Gianelli: I'll shoot the girl.
    - Billy Caufield: Go ahead. I got lot's of girlfriends.”

    James Remar - Gianelli
    Michael Keaton - Billy Caufield
    [Tag:girl, threat]
  • “McDonald's... is... family. Isn't that great? You know what I see when I see that? Family. We're one big family. Aren't we? We have mouths to feed. That's a family.”
    Michael Keaton - Ray Kroc
    [Tag:business, family, food]
  • “- Riggan: This is my career, this is my chance to do some work that actually means something.
    - Sam: Means something to who? You had a career before the third comic book movie, before people began to forget who was inside the bird costume. You're doing a play based on a book that was written 60 years ago, for a thousand rich old white people...” (continue)
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    Michael Keaton - Riggan
    Emma Stone - Sam
  • “There's nothing here about technique! There's nothing in here about structure! There's nothing in here about intentions! It's just a bunch of crappy opinions, backed up by even crappier comparisons... You write a couple of paragraphs and you know what? None of this cost you fuckin' anything! The Fuck! You risk nothing! Nothing! Nothing! Nothing!...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Michael Keaton - Riggan
  • “- Riggan: Why did we break up?
    - Sylvia: Because you threw a kitchen knife at me. And an hour later you were telling me how much you loved me.”

    Michael Keaton - Riggan
    Amy Ryan - Sylvia
  • “If I saw a competitor drowning, I'd shove a hose down his throat.”
    Michael Keaton - Ray Kroc
    [Tag:challenge, enemy]
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