Tom Skerritt movie quotes

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Thomas Roy
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Tom Skerritt
August 25, 1933
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Tom Skerritt movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Tom Skerritt quotes
  • “- David Drumlin: I wish the world was a place where fair was the bottom line, where the kind of idealism you showed at the hearing was rewarded, not taken advantage of. Unfortunately, we don't live in that world.
    - Ellie Arroway: Funny, I've always believed that the world is what we make of it.”

    Tom Skerritt - David Drumlin
    Jodie Foster - Eleanor Arroway
  • “Obviously, if a director doesn't communicative a clear, relevant vision of the material, it will not succeed no matter how good the material.”
    Tom Skerritt
  • “- Dr. Webster: I think you should have your own name, a name that is not like a famous person's.
    - Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: Bob!
    - Dr. Webster: Bob.
    - Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga. Anyone famous named Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga?
    - Dr. Webster: I doubt it.”

    Tom Skerritt - Dr. Webster
    Allan Katz - Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga
    [Tag:fame, name]
  • “- Drum Eatenton: Ouiser you look like hammered shit.
    - Ouiser Boudreaux: Don't you talk to me like that!
    - Drum Eatenton: Oh, I'm sorry you look like regular shit.”

    Tom Skerritt - Drum Eatenton
    Shirley MacLaine - Ouiser Boudreaux
  • “- Kelly Lake: Sir, Rules of Engagement?
    - Captain Bill Rhodes: You will defend yourselves if you're fired upon, otherwise do not engage.”

    Johnny Messner - Kelly Lake
    Tom Skerritt - Captain Bill Rhodes
    [Tag:defense, weapons]
  • “- Dallas: I haven't seen anything like that except molecular acid.
    - Brett: It must be using it for blood.
    - Parker: It's got a wonderful defense mechanism. You don't dare kill it.”

    Tom Skerritt - Dallas
    Harry Dean Stanton - Brett
    Yaphet Kotto - Parker
    [Tag:alien, blood]
  • “- Dallas: Alright. Ripley, when I give an order I expect to be obeyed.
    - Ripley: Even if it's against the law?
    - Dallas: You're goddamn right!”

    Tom Skerritt - Dallas
    Sigourney Weaver - Ripley (Alien)
    [Tag:law, order, respect]
  • “- Dr. Webster: Now, do you have any questions?
    - Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: Yes, why is my face leaking?”

    Tom Skerritt - Dr. Webster
    Allan Katz - Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga
    [Tag:face, questions]
  • “Most screenplays depend primarily on the vision of a director.”
    Tom Skerritt
    [Tag:director, movie]
  • “Just being hired by a great director is complimentary.”
    Tom Skerritt
    [Tag:director, working]
  • “- Charles Montgomery: I gave you $200.000.
    - Jessie Montgomery: Well, it's ancient history!
    - Charles Montgomery: I believe it was lunch time.”

    Tom Skerritt - Charles Montgomery
    Ally Sheedy - Jessie Montgomery
  • “- Motorcycle Officer: License, lady?
    - Maude: I don't have one. I don't believe in them.”

    Tom Skerritt - Motorcycle Officer
    Ruth Gordon - Maude
    [Tag:belief, license]
  • “- Brett: You see, Mr. Parker and I feel that the bonus situation has never been on an equitable level.
    - Dallas: You get what you're contracted for like everybody else.
    - Brett: Yes, but everybody else, uh, gets more than us.”

    Harry Dean Stanton - Brett
    Tom Skerritt - Dallas
    [Tag:equality, job, reward]
  • “- Eugene Ackerman: I want to guarantee David's safety.
    - Nick Pulovski: Mr. Ackerman, if you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.”

    Tom Skerritt - Eugene Ackerman
    Clint Eastwood - Nick Pulovski
    [Tag:deal, safety]
  • “- Ripley: Did you ever ship out with Ash before?
    - Dallas: I went out five times with another science officer. They replaced him two days before we left Thedus with Ash. Hm?
    - Ripley: I don't trust him.
    - Dallas: I don't trust anybody.”

    Sigourney Weaver - Ripley (Alien)
    Tom Skerritt - Dallas
    [Tag:scientists, trust]
  • “- Viper: In case some of you are wondering who the best is, they are up here on this plaque.
    [turns to Maverick]
    - Viper: Do you think your name will be on that plaque?
    - Maverick: Yes, sir.
    - Viper: That's pretty arrogant, considering the company you're in.
    - Maverick: Yes, sir.
    - Viper: I like that in a pilot.”

    Tom Skerritt - Viper
    Tom Cruise - Maverick
  • “- Dallas: Ripley, this is an order. Open that hatch right now, do you hear me?
    - Ripley: Yes.
    - Dallas: Ripley. This is an order. Do you hear me?
    - Ripley: Yes. I read you. The answer is negative.”

    Tom Skerritt - Dallas
    Sigourney Weaver - Ripley (Alien)
  • “- Radley: Who's that?
    - Carla : Oh, that's just my friend Daniel, but I like to call him Danny.
    - Radley: Yeah? Well Danny's kinda cute.
    - Carla: Stop teasing dad!!!”

    Tom Skerritt - Radley
    Juliette Lewis - Carla
  • “- David Drumlin: One... there is intelligent life out there, but you'll never contact it in your lifetime, and two... two! There's nothing out there but noble gases and carbon compounds, and you're wasting your time. In the meantime, you won't be published, you won't be taken seriously and your career will be over before it's begun!
    - Ellie...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Tom Skerritt - David Drumlin
    Jodie Foster - Eleanor Arroway
    [Tag:alien, choice, risk]
  • “- Ash: It's ad apted remarkably well to our atmosphere considering its nutritional requirements. The only thing we don't know about is temperature.
    - Ripley: Okay, what about temperature? What happens if we change it?
    - Ash: Let's try it. I mean most animals retreat from fire, yes?
    - Dallas: Fire, yeah.”

    Sir Ian Holm - Ash
    Sigourney Weaver - Ripley (Alien)
    Tom Skerritt - Dallas
    [Tag:alien, fire, solutions]
  • “- Andie: I can't believe it; I'm not going up. They chose Andy Miller instead of me... he gets airsick in cars!
    - Commander Zach Burkstroom: That's why I married you, and not Andy Miller.”

    Kate Capshaw - Andie Bergstrom
    Tom Skerritt - Cmdr. Zach Bergstrom (Andie's Husband)
    [Tag:failure, marriage]
  • “- Radley: My pumpkin's a duck!
    - Carla: No, I'm a swan!”

    Tom Skerritt - Radley
    Juliette Lewis - Carla
  • “- Viper: How ya doin'?
    - Maverick: I'm all right.
    - Viper: Goose is dead.
    - Maverick: I know.
    - Viper: You fly jets long enough, something like this happens.
    - Maverick: He was my R.I.O., my responsibility.
    - Viper: My squadron, we lost 8 of 18 aircraft. 10 men. First one dies, you die too. But there will be others. You can count on that. You...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Tom Skerritt - Viper
    Tom Cruise - Maverick
  • “- Bruce Gardner: You better be careful. Remember what happened to Narcissus?
    - Donna Gardner: Nar-who?
    - Bruce Gardner: Greek mythology. He was a guy who loved looking at his reflection so much in a pond that he fell in and drowned.
    - Donna Gardner: Well, only a boy could be that clumsy.
    - Pat Gardner: You got that right.”

    Tom Skerritt - Bruce Gardner
    Lara Flynn Boyle - Donna Gardner
    [Tag:pride, vanity]
  • “- Dr. Webster: Well, I think the first thing we can do is get a name for you, and I think you should pick it. Now, can you think of a name that you'd like to be your name? What?
    - Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: Judy Finkel.
    - Dr. Webster: Well, Judy Finkel is a nice name...
    - Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga: Thank you.
    - Dr. Webster: ...but...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Tom Skerritt - Dr. Webster
    Allan Katz - Bob Maloogaloogaloogaloogalooga
    [Tag:gender, name]