“Drugstore Cowboy” quotes(1989)
Plot – With his wife Dianne and another couple, Rick and Nadine, the drug addict Bob Hughes has planned a way to steal from pharmacies and hospitals. Gentry, a DEA agent, tries in vain to capture him. After a series of events in which an agent dies, the group changes city, but not habits. After an unlucky theft in a hospital, Nadine dies of overdose.
All actors – Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros, Heather Graham, Eric Hull, Max Perlich, James Remar, John Kelly, Grace Zabriskie, George Catalano, Janet Baumhover, Ted D'Arms, Neal Thomas, Stephen Rutledge, Beah Richards, William S. Burroughs, Robert Lee Pitchlynn, Roger Hancock, Michael Parker, Ray Monge, Woody, Doug Cooeyate, Tom Petersonshow all
“Drugstore Cowboy” Quotes 23 quotes
“Diane was my wife. I loved her, and she loved dope. So we made a good couple.”
“I knew it in my heart. You can buck the system but you can't buck the dark forces that lie hidden beneath the surface. The ones some people call superstitions.”
“- Bob: Why don't you grow up?
- David: I am growing up!”
“Where did you get your goddamn license? Shithead!”
“Well, to begin with, nobody, and I mean nobody, can talk a junkie out of using. You can talk to them for years but sooner or later they're gonna get ahold of something. Maybe it's not dope. Maybe it's booze, maybe it's glue, maybe it's gasoline. Maybe it's a gunshot to the head. But something. Something to relieve the pressures of their everyday...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Jesus Christ, is she over eighteen?”
“Bob's like a rabbit, in and out and no nonsense. That goes for a lot more than a hospital pharmacy.”
“Alright everybody just act cool. Just like we got back from church.”
“- David: How much do you want for that foxy female?
- Bob: Hey what do you think I am, some closet pimp? I've never heard such a violation of women's rights in all my life!... Just out of curiosity, how many bags of speed would you give me for this girl?”
“I truly feel pity for you both. You are grown up now! And yet you still act as children, who want to do nothing but run and play. You cannot run and play all your life, Dianne!”
“Sometimes bad luck can be good luck.”
“There's nothing more life-affirming than getting the shit kicked outta you.”
“You won't fuck me and I always have to drive.”
“Narcotics have been systematically scapegoated and demonized.”
“I was once a shameless full-time dope fiend.”
“- Drug Counselor: Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
- Bob: Yeah, a few times.”