“Best of the Best” quotes(1989)
Plot – Alex's great passion is Tae-kwon-do and he wants to become a champion. With sweat and passion he is able to make it into the American national team, but it is hard to stay on it because one must be disciplined. When the team is preparing to compete with Korean rivals, each of the athletes will have to fight his own personal ghosts before realizing his dream.
All actors – Eric Roberts, Phillip Rhee, James Earl Jones, Sally Kirkland, Chris Penn, John Dye, David Agresta, Tom Everett, Louise Fletcher, John P. Ryan, Edan Gross, Simon Rheeshow all
“Best of the Best” Quotes 12 quotes
“To save a life in defeat is to earn victory and honor within. Your brother too, was a great fighter. I deeply regret your loss, and I offer myself as your brother.”
“Coach. Hey Frank! You want me to beg? Okay, I'll beg. This is the only thing I know I am good at! Don't take that away from me!”
“You've worked very hard. All of you. You've grown, as athletes and individuals. You've learnt a lot. We've all learned a lot. As Miss Wade would say; a teacher also learns from his students. Today, you have the chance to be the greatest martial artists in the world. It's up to you. If you give everything you've got, everything, you'll be...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Yeah! Drop him like a toilet seat, Tommy!”
“- Burt: I want him, I want his balls!
- Travis Brickley: Yeah, I thought you were missing a pair, asshole!”
“- Sae Jin Kwon: Alexander Grady... Portland, Oregon... I know all about you.
- Alex Grady: Sae Jin Kwon... Seoul, Korea... I know all I ever wanna know about you.”
“You shouldn't block with your face.”
“- Tommy Lee: I didn't want to fight.
- Alex Grady: All I wanted was a beer. Shit happens.”
“- Tommy Lee: I wanna kill that son of a bitch.
- Alex Grady: Then kill that son of a bitch.
- Tommy Lee: Alex! I'm afraid!”
“Tommy's brother died because I failed; he was not prepared. And I will never let that happen again, ever!”