“3:10 to Yuma” quotes

Movie 3:10 to Yuma
Title 3:10 to Yuma
Year 1957
Director Delmer Daves
Genre Drama, Thriller, Western
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Plot – Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, assaults a diligence and steals a large sum of money. Dan Evans, a poor farmer, has witnessed the scene but, busy with his daily duties, decides to do nothing about it. His wife Alice, though, disagrees and after many reprimands persuades the man to help the sheriff in the capture of the dangerous outlaw. In the meantime, Ben Wade has sent his band to their hideout and has stopped for a drink in the bar were the beautiful Emmy works. Dan, the sheriff and the other men successfully take Wade by surprise and manage to capture him. They now have to escort the man to jail before his gang comes back to take him. Dan is chosen to take Wade to Fort Yuma.
All actors – Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Leora Dana, Henry Jones, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Emhardt, Sheridan Comerate, George Mitchell, Robert Ellenstein, Ford Rainey, , Dorothy Adams, Jimmie Booth, Danny Borzage, John Cason, Woody Chambliss, Barry Curtis, Richard Devon, William Dyer Jr., Frank Hagney, Bill Hale, Jerry Hartleben, Joe Haworth, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Tex Holden, Fred Marlow, Tony Mayo, Erwin Neal, Jerry Oddo, William Rhinehart, Boyd Stockman, Guy Teague, Guy Wilkerson
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  • “- Ben Wade: Mind telling me where we're going?
    - Dan Evans: No, I don't mind telling you. We're going to Contention City. We're going wait in a house by the station and when the 3:10 comes in we're going to put you on it.
    - Ben Wade: Thanks. Now if we get separated I'll know where to wait for you.”

    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
    Van Heflin - Dan Evans
    [Tag:place, roads]
  • “- Bisbee Marshal: Alex, have you been drinking this morning or not?
    - Alex Potter, towndrunk: Marshal, you know I never touch a drop until the stroke of noon.”

    Ford Rainey - Bisbee Marshal
    Henry Jones - Alex Potter
  • “- Mrs. Alice Evans: What if you went into town and borrowed the money?
    - Dan Evans: You know I hate to go begging for help.
    - Mrs. Alice Evans: Borrowing isn't begging.”

    Leora Dana - Mrs. Alice Evans
    Van Heflin - Dan Evans
  • “- Ben Wade: I mean, I don't go around just shootin' people down... I work quiet, like you.
    - Dan Evans: All right, so you're quiet like me. Well then, shut up like me.”

    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
    Van Heflin - Dan Evans
    [Tag:silence, working]
  • “- Dan Evans: Why did you do it, Ben?
    - Ben Wade: I don't like owing anybody any favors. You saved my life back at the hotel. That's all right, I've broken out of Yuma before.
    - Dan Evans: Well, my job's finished when I get you there.”

    Van Heflin - Dan Evans
    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
  • “What are you squeezin' that watch for? Squeezin' that watch ain't gonna stop time.”
    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
    [Tag:clock, time]
  • “- Mrs. Alice Evans: Oh Dan, I don't want a hero, I want you!
    - Dan Evans: Honest to God, if I didn't have to do it, I wouldn't, but I heard Alex scream. The towndrunk gave his life because he believed that people should be able to live in decency and peace together. Do you think I can do less?”

    Leora Dana - Mrs. Alice Evans
    Van Heflin - Dan Evans
    [Tag:duty, heroes, ideals]
  • “- Bisbee Marshal: Do I have two volunteers?
    - First Posse Member: We gotta know what we're gettin' ourselves into.
    - Second Posse Member: Sure... might not be safe.
    - Bisbee Marshal: Safe! Who knows what's safe? I knew a man dropped dead from lookin' at his wife. My own grandmother fought the Indians for sixty years... then choked to death on...” (continue)
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    Ford Rainey - Bisbee Marshal
    [Tag:danger, risk, safety]
  • “- Ben Wade: Hey, you know you look kind of skinny.
    - Emmy: I feel skinny.
    - Ben Wade: That's all right. I don't mind a skinny girl - just so she has blue eyes to make up for it. You got blue eyes?
    - Emmy: Brown.
    - Ben Wade: That's all right. They don't have to be blue.”

    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
    Felicia Farr - Emmy
  • Funny, some men you see every day for ten years and you never notice; some men you see once and they're with you for the rest of your life.”
    Felicia Farr - Emmy
    [Tag:meeting, men]