“Darkest Hour” quotes(2017)
Plot – The movie is set at the beginning of World War II. The darkest hour refers to the time when the UK's Prime Minister Winston Churchill had to decide between signing an armistice with Germany or declare war. Facing the advance of the German army and the impending invasion of Great Britain, Churchill had to decide whether to protect his country with a temporary and precarious peace or defend his ideals of independence and freedom. On his side stood his wife Clementine and his personal assistant Elizabeth Nel.
All actors – Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn, Lily James, Ronald Pickup, Stephen Dillane, Nicholas Jones, Samuel West, David Schofield, Richard Lumsden, Malcolm Storry, Hilton McRae, Benjamin Whitrow, Joe Armstrong, Adrian Rawlins, David Bamber, Paul Leonard, David Strathairn, Eric MacLennan, Philip Martin Brown, Demetri Goritsas, Jordan Waller, Alex Clatworthy, Mary Antony, Bethany Muir, Anna Burnett, Jeremy Child, Brian Pettifer, Michael Gould, Paul Riddell, Robin Pearce, Michael Bott, Oliver Broche, Mario Hacquard, Pip Torrens, Edmund Wiseman, Hannah Steele, Nia Gwynne, Ade Haastrup, James Eeles, Flora Nicholson, Bronte Carmichael, Roisin O'Neill, John Locke, Jo Neary, Richard Glover, Tom Ashley, Joshua Higgott, Imogen King, Miles Gallant, Faye Marsay, John Atterbury, James Harkness, Joshua James, Charley Palmer Rothwell, , Clive Aitkins, Clare Almond, David Olawale Ayinde, Michael Barron, Christopher Ben, Annarie Boor, John Byrne, Mark Cross, Nigel Eaton, Mike Firth, David Gambier, Shane Griffin, Cris Haris, Michael Haydon, Justin Hayward, Danny Henville, Adolf Hitler, Zak Holland, Tim Ingall, Tobias James-Samuels, Angelique Joan, Davey Jones, Keith Lomas, Marian Lorencik, Martyn Mayger, Robert McLanachan, Andy Mihalache, Johnny Mindlin, Perry J. O'Halloran, Yves O'Hara, Johnny Otto, Andrew Reed, Lewis Reynolds, Nig Richards, James Thomas Scott, Nick Simons, Beatrice Stein, Danny Stewart, Neil Swift, Sam Thompsonshow all
“Darkest Hour” Quotes 20 quotes
“Please tell the Privy Seal that I'm sealed in the privy and I can only deal with one shit at a time.”
“- Winston Churchill: Do I have your, uh, permission, uh, to send, uh, an aircraft carrier to pick up the P-40 fighter planes we purchased from you? Mr. President?
- President Roosevelt: Well, you-you've got me there again. New law preventing transshipment of military equipment.
- Winston Churchill: Uh, but we paid for them. We-we paid for them...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- King George VI: How do you manage drinking during the day?
- Winston Churchill: Practice.”
“You can not reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth.”
“Will you stop interrupting me while I am interrupting you!”
“- Winston Churchill: On certain matters I have very few people with whom I can... talk frankly.
- King George VI: Perhaps now we have each other.
- Winston Churchill: And I no longer scare you?
- King George VI: A little. But I can cope.”
“He’s an actor in love with the sound of his own voice.”
“Here is a woman who's always tired, for she lives a life where too much is required.”
“I'm getting the job only because the ship is sinking. It's not a gift, it's revenge.”
The deadly danger here is this romantic fantasy of fighting to the end. What is "the end" if not the destruction of all things? There's nothing heroic in going down fighting if it can be avoided. Nothing even remotely patriotic in death or glory if the odds are firmly on the former. Nothing inglorious in trying to shorten a war we are clearly... (continue)(continue reading)
“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”
“Go to the people. Let them instruct you. Quite silently, they usually do. But tell them... the truth unvarnished.”
“- Clemmie: Are we terribly old?
- Winston Churchill: Yes, I'm afraid you are.
- Clemmie: Oh, you beast!”
“- Legislator: What just happened?
- Viscount Halifax: He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle.”
“- Clemmie: Let them see your true qualities, your lack of vanity.
- Winston Churchill: My poor judgment and my lying will.
- Clemmie: Your sense of humor.
- Winston Churchill: Ho, ho, ho.”
“- King George VI: I believe we are to meet regularly.
- Winston Churchill: Once a week, I'm afraid.
- King George VI: How is... How are you for Mondays?
- Winston Churchill: Um, I shall endeavor to be available on Mondays.
- King George VI: 4:00?
- Winston Churchill: I nap at 4:00.
- King George VI: Is that permissible?
- Winston Churchill: No....” (continue)(continue reading)
“My father was like God. Busy elsewhere.”