“Boiler Room” quotes(2000)
Plot – In the J.T. Marlin 'Boiler Room', a brokerage firm, guys turn into millionaires in a short time. Young speculators are trained to sell actions by phone to have in return villas and many luxury things. However the pursue of wealthy sometimes goes beyond the law. Seth Davis is 19 and has just abandoned his college to enter the Boiler Room group. He wants to earn only two things in life: one million dollars and the respect of his father, who's always disappointed by him.
All actors – Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Nia Long, Nicky Katt, Scott Caan, Ron Rifkin, Jamie Kennedy, Taylor Nichols, Bill Sage, Tom Everett Scott, Ben Affleck, John Griesemershow all
“Boiler Room” Quotes 11 quotes
“Anybody who tells you money is the root of all evil doesn't fucking have any.”
I ran casino. I've got to figure what I'm going to do next because I'm not a lottery winner. I tried "slinging crack rock" and I never had a jump shot, I've got to find a job.
“What do you mean, you're gonna pass. Alan, the only people making money passing are NFL quarterbacks and I don't see a number on your back.”
“They say money can't buy happiness? Look at the fucking smile on my face. Ear to ear, baby.”
“There is no such thing as a no sale call. A sale is made on every call you make. Either you sell the client some stock or he sells you a reason he can't. Either way a sale is made.”
“- Greg Weinstein: Even though you're not actually selling stock yet, I want you to remember the code we have here, okay? Did you see Glengarry Glen Ross?
- Seth Davis: Yeah.
- Greg Weinstein: Okay, do you remember 'ABC'?
- Seth Davis: Yeah. 'Always be closing'.
- Greg Weinstein: That's right. 'Always be closing'. 'Telling's not selling'. That's...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Looking back the casino was the most legitimate business I had running, I looked my customers in the eye and I provided a service they wanted, now I don't even look my customers in the eye and I push them something they never asked for.”
“- Greg Weinstein: There's two rules you have to remember as a trainee, number one: we don't pitch the bitch here.
- Seth Davis: What?
- Greg Weinstein: We don't sell stock to women.”
“- Seth Davis: FCC regulations state that maximum rip allowed is five percent allowed and we're making four times that.
- Chris Varick: You just passed your Series Seven and now you're an inspector? Aren't you happy with the way things are going?
- Seth Davis: Yeah I am, I'm just curious, you're not curious?
- Chris Varick: Not at all, I like...” (continue)(continue reading)