Philip Baker Hall movie quotes

Philip Baker Hall movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Philip Baker Hall quotes
  • “- Eugene Kalb: My son-in-law says I'm a dinosaur.
    - Dan: Hey, don't knock the dinosaurs. They ruled the earth for millions of years. They must've been going something right.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Eugene Kalb
    Dennis Quaid - Dan
    [Tag:old age]
  • - Sydney: Are you required to flirt, to behave as you do toward that table of men over there? Maybe... it's some part of your job?
    - Clementine: They don't say to do it.
    - Sydney: But if you don't?
    - Clementine: Then I get questioned, like: "Why were so rude to them?" and, I mean, I can't talk back.

    Philip Baker Hall - Sydney
    Gwyneth Paltrow - Clementine
  • “- Captain Diel: Two officers were shot, one man lost a pinkie.
    - Carter: But didn't nobody die!
    - Captain Diel: You destroyed half a city block!
    - Carter: That block was already messed up.
    - Captain Diel: And you lost a lot of evidence!
    - Carter: We still got a little bit left.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Captain Diel
    Chris Tucker - Carter
  • “Some directors don't say much.”
    Philip Baker Hall
  • “From the time that I was in high school, my life really revolved around live theater.”
    Philip Baker Hall
  • “Plays are a pretty big commitment. It takes a minimum of three months out of your life, really.”
    Philip Baker Hall
  • The book says, "We might be through with the past, but the past ain't through with us".
    Philip Baker Hall - Jimmy Gator
    [Tag:books, past]
  • “- Network Executive: For God's sake, Chris! The whole world is watching. We can't let him die in front of a live audience!
    - Christof: He was born in front of a live audience.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Network Executive
    Ed Harris - Christof
  • “- Mr. Randy: Goddamn it, Julian, you leave the game, even for a while, I don't know if they'll gonna let you back in. And then what the hell are you gonna do? Waste your days picking up illiterate teenagers for suck-and-fuck sessions behind the Old Navy store?
    - Julian Noble: Sounds delightful to me.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Mr. Randy
    Pierce Brosnan - Julian Noble
    [Tag:retirement, sex, teens]
  • “If you need help paying for your mother's funeral, we can work it out. I want you to see that my reasons for doing this are not selfish, only this: I hope that you would do the same for me.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Sydney
  • “I'm going to ask you with all the heart and sincerity that I have, please do not put a bullet in me. And, please, don't tell John what I've done. I trust that once I gave you this money, you and I will take separate paths and that this negotiation will settle everything. That is my hope. I don't wanna die.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Sydney
    [Tag:deal, death]
  • “- Floyd Gondolli: This here's the future. Videotape tells the truth.
    - Jack Horner: Wait a minute. You come into my house, my party, to tell me about the future? That the future is tape, videotape, and not film? That it's amateurs and not professionals? I'm a filmmaker, which is why I will never make a movie on tape.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Floyd Gondolli
    Burt Reynolds - Jack Horner
    [Tag:cinema, future, movie]
  • “- Burt Ramsey: You smell like trouble.
    - Jimmy Gator: I'm fucking hammered, Burt.”

    Ricky Jay - Burt Ramsey
    Philip Baker Hall - Jimmy Gator
  • “- Don Hewitt: Are you suggesting that she and Eric are influenced by money?
    - Lowell Bergman: No, no, of course they're not influenced by money! They work for free. And you are a volunteer executive producer!”

    Philip Baker Hall - Don Hewitt
    Al Pacino - Lowell Bergman
    [Tag:money, working]
  • “Never ignore a man's courtesy.”
    Philip Baker Hall - Sydney
    [Tag:advice, kindness, men]
  • “I don't want to die. I killed his father. I can tell you what it was. This is not an excuse. I'm not begging for clemency. All that matters, I do not wish to sacrifice my life for John's well-being. But I will sacrifice this money for mine because you have asked me. Because after this, I will have done all I can for John and for myself.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Sydney
  • “- Network Executive: Do you know that there's a rumor circulating that he's dead? You hear me? The media is having a feeding frenzy with this, all the phone lines are jammed, and every network has a pirated shot of Marlon making an ass of himself in front of the cameras!
    - Network Executive: The sponsors are threatening to rip up their...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Philip Baker Hall - Network Executive
    John Pleshette - Network Executive
    Ed Harris - Christof
    [Tag:media, rumor]
  • “This is a very fucked-up situation.”
    Philip Baker Hall - Sydney
  • “Sonny, do you know what I discover when I look out at the stars? How small we are... and brief!”
    Philip Baker Hall - Lenny Ish
  • “- Lenny Ish: What is the worst thing that you have ever done?
    - Sonny Rose: Me? Uh, uh... I don't really know.
    - Lenny Ish: That means you haven't done it yet.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Lenny Ish
    Elias Koteas - Sonny Rose
    [Tag:doing, experience]
  • “I have the money to give you right now, in this moment. I will give you all that I have. Maybe before you were gonna kill me. Maybe. I don't know. I know John, and I love him like he was my own child.”

    Philip Baker Hall - Sydney
    [Tag:children, fear, money]
  • “I like simple pleasures, like butter in my ass, lollipops in my mouth. That's just me. That's just something that I enjoy.”
    Philip Baker Hall - Floyd Gondolli