“City Slickers” quotes(1991)
Plot – Three metropolitans in their forties are unhappy and confused, so they plan an unusual holiday: spending two weeks as real cowboys to escort a herd. The group of friends will deal with a lot of accidents, remembering the real cowboys' adventures of the past. The movie is successful because it mixes up wisely its heterogeneous components.
All actors – Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby, Patricia Wettig, Helen Slater, Jack Palance, Noble Willingham, Tracey Walter, Josh Mostel, David Paymer, Bill Henderson, Jeffrey Tambor, Phill Lewis, Kyle Secor, Dean Hallo, Karla Tamburrelli, Yeardley Smith, Robert Costanzo, Walker Brandt, Molly McClure, Jane Alden, Lindsay Crystal, Jake Gyllenhaal, Danielle Harris, Eddie Palmer, Howard Honig, Fred Maio, Jayne Meadows, Alan Charof, , Anne Lockhart, Robert Mickelson, Lana Underwoodshow all
“City Slickers” Quotes 21 quotes
“Your sixties you have a major surgery, the music is still loud but it doesn't matter because you can't hear it anyway. Seventies, you and the wife retire to Fort Lauderdale, you start eating dinner at two, lunch around ten, breakfast the night before. And you spend most of your time wandering around malls looking for the ultimate in soft yogurt...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Did you ever reach a point in your life, where you say to yourself: 'This is the best I'm ever going to look, the best I'm ever going to feel, the best I'm ever going to do,' and it ain't that great?”
“- Mitch Robbins: Hi Curly. Killed anyone today?
- Curly: The day ain't over yet.”
“- Ed Furillo: He turned around and he left. He never bothered us again. Well, I took care of my mother and my sister from that day on. That's my best day.
- Phil Berquist: What was your worst day?
- Ed Furillo: Same day.”
You know what just occurred to me? Roping is stupid. This is a cow, not a gazelle, watch. Get off the horse, huh? Ok. And then you walk up to the cow. Look at how good this is working. Then you say "Hi. I'm Bob Vila with 'This Old Herd'. We're going to rope you today". Then you take Mr. Loop and put it around the head of Mr. Cow.
“Let's have some peace and quiet around here, for chrisakes! I've been under a lot of stress! I lost my wife, I lost my job, and I'm developing some kind of rash from making in the bushes!”
“- Phil Berquist: Do you hate baseball?
- Barbara Robbins: No I like baseball. I just never understood how you guys can spend so much time discussing it. I mean I think the game is great but I don't memorize who played third base for Pittsburgh in 1960.
- Phil Berquist: Don Hoak!
- Barbara Robbins: See, that's exactly what I mean.”
“By your eighties, you've had a major stroke, and you end up babbling to some Jamaican nurse who your wife can't stand but who you call mama.”
“- Curly: I've been with lots of women.
- Mitch Robbins: Yeah, but, you know, she could have been the love of your life.
- Curly: She is.”
“Have you ever had that feeling that this is the best I'm ever gonna do, this is the best I'm ever gonna feel... and it isn't that great?”
“If hate were people, I'd be China!”
“I hate bullys! Because bullys don't just bully you, they take away your diginity!”
Your twenties are a blur. Your thirties, you raise your family, you make a little money and you think to yourself, "What happened to my twenties?". Your forties, you grow a little pot belly, you grow another chin.
“Ed, have you noticed that the older you get, the younger your girlfriends get? Soon you'll be dating sperm.”
- Mitch Robbins: Those cows trusted us.
- Ed Furillo: Trusted us? They followed us because we yelled, "Yah". They're cattle.