“Bulworth” quotes

Movie Bulworth
Warren Beatty directed this movie in 1998
Title Bulworth
Year 1998
Director Warren Beatty
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
Plot – Senator Jay Bullworth is the typical American politician. He has lived the Kennedy generation, he talks to the public, to the television and to reporters like if he was a well known star. Fatigue, overwork, insomnia and an unsatisfactory life blow up the senator's balance who, after signing a billionaire insurance in favor of his daughter, pays a killer to kill him during the campaign. When he's finally free, Bullworth begins to tell the truth singing a rap song.
All actors – Kimberly Deauna Adams, Vinny Argiro, Sean Astin, Kirk Baltz, Ernie Lee Banks, Amiri Baraka, Christine Baranski, Adilah Barnes, Warren Beatty, Graham Beckel, Halle Berry, Brandon N. Bowlin
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  • Obscenity? The rich is getting richer and richer and richer while the middle class is getting more poor / Making billions and billions and billions of bucks / well, my friend, if you weren't already rich at the start, well, that situation just sucks / 'cause the riches motherfuckers in five of us is getting ninety-fucking-eight percent of it /...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • “There's a lesson here, which is never try to make life or death decisions when you're feeling suicidal.”
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: I think it'd be a good idea to say "I'm sorry", huh?
    - Kid #1: Oh man, I waited my whole life for this moment!
    - Cop: I'm... sorry.
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Say "No problem, Officer".
    - Kid #2: Go fuck your mama, you fucking pig cocksucker!
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: That's good enough.

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • - Darnell: You ain't no real nigger, is you?
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Is you a real nigger?
    - Darnell: You callin' me nigger, motherfucka? Don't call me a nigger, moth'fucka!
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Would you prefer "motherfucker", motherfucker?

    Isaiah Washington - Darnell
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    [Tag:nickname, racism]
  • “All we need is a voluntary, free-spirited, open-ended program of procreative racial deconstruction. Everybody just gotta keep fuckin' everybody 'til they're all the same color.”
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    [Tag:need, racism]
  • “- Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Murphy, Feldman, you're lookin' pretty beat / I thought you might feel better with some ribs to eat / Eat 'em, gentlemen, you'll think they're really fine / And if you want a couple more you can get 'em anytime!
    - Dennis Murphy: I am incredibly frightened.”

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    Oliver Platt - Dennis Murphy
    [Tag:ease, fear, food]
  • “- Dennis Murphy: I work for you. You call the shots. But I will be able to do my job so much better if you will just simply tell me... what is this new strategy? Just tell me a little bit!
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Have a drink, Murphy. Live your life.”

    Oliver Platt - Dennis Murphy
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • “How a young man is gonna take care of his financial responsibilities workin' at motherfuckin' Burger King? He ain't. He ain't, and please don't even start with the school shit. They ain't no education goin' on up in that motherfucker.”
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • “Corporations and broadcasters make you dead meat / You been taught in this country there's speech that is free / But free don't get you no spots on TV / If you want to have senators not on the take / Then give them free air time / They won't have to fake / Telecommunications is the name of the beast / that, that, that, that, that's eating up the...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • “We got babies in South Central dying as young as they do in Peru / We got public schools that are nightmares / We got a Congress that ain't got a clue / We got kids with submachine guns / We got militias throwing bombs / We got Bill just gettin all weepy / We got Newt blaming teenage moms / We got factories closing down / Where the hell did all...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    [Tag:job, problems]
  • Obscenity? We got a million brothers in prison / I mean, the walls are really rockin / But you can bet your ass they'd all be out / If they could pay for Johnny Cochran / The constitution is supposed to give them an equal chance / Well, that ain't gonna happen for sure / Ain't it time to take a little from the rich motherfucker and give a little...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    [Tag:equality, prison]
  • “White people got more in common with colored people then they do with rich people.”

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    [Tag:poverty, wealth]
  • “You find an edge, you gotta exploit that shit. That's why y'all sent all them motherfuckin' teenagers to Iraq. Die over some motherfuckin' oil money. Send the motherfuckin' CIA up in the hood with all the fuckin yayos. Slangin' in the hood man. It's the same shit in politics.”
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • “- Reporter: Senator, do you plan to make rap a regular part of your campaign?
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: A part of my campaign? Now that just soundsinsane!”

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    [Tag:music, politics]
  • “We've got people in this country that can't even buy a meal! Ask a brother who's been downsized if he's gettin' any deal. Or a white boy bustin' ass till they put him in his grave, he ain't gotta be a black boy to be livin' like a slave.”
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    [Tag:poverty, slavery]