“Extreme Prejudice” quotes(1987)
Plot – Tough Texas Ranger Jack Benteen is determined to stop drug trafficking in his state, which is on the Mexican border. The drug smuggler is Cash Bailey, whose former girlfriend Sarita Cisneros now lives with Benteen, once his childhood friend. Meanwhile, a commando of six tough former soldiers, who have officially died in different campaigns - Vietnam, Beirut and Laos - arrive in town. The men are instead very much alive and led by a violent former CIA agent, Major Paul Hackett, in a mission that also seeks to undermine and destroy Bailey's trade. The two missions proceed in parallel, but often intersect: the Ranger is fighting his personal war against the drug lord and his henchmen, who kill the local sheriff in an ambush; the soldiers begin by robbing a bank, stealing a lot of Bailey's money as well as compromising documents about his activities from the vault. While Sarita is back in her native Mexico in the arms of her first lover, Benteen and Hackett decide to attempt an assault on the drug lord's lair. During the shooting it turns out that Major Hackett is actually a con man. He has used former soldier in a so-called official operation to recover money and documents, while instead he was in cahoots with Bailey's right hand man, who he killed. Hackett is unmasked and killed at the last moment by his own men and Benteen and Bailey have a decisive duel, which is won by the ranger.
All actors – Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside, Maria Conchita Alonso, Rip Torn, Clancy Brown, William Forsythe, Matt Mulhern, Larry B. Scott, Dan Tullis Jr., John Dennis Johnston, Luis Contrerasshow all
“Extreme Prejudice” Quotes 17 quotes
“The only time the Border Patrol wins hot pursuit is when they get laid.”
“- Sheriff Hank Pearson: You ain't just gonna walk in there, are ya'?
- Jack Benteen: Oh, hell, I've known Chub since the third grade. You were just telling me what a nice kid he used to be. I'm just gonna go in there and have a beer with him.
- Sheriff Hank Pearson: Shit, sounds reasonable. Just sit down, talk to him about how you shot his...” (continue)(continue reading)
“They were sweet kids. Not mad dogs, like they turned out to be, tryin' to bite you.”
“- Maj. Paul Hackett: We'll blow something up.
- MSgt. Larry McRose: Yeah, like what?
- Maj. Paul Hackett: A building a barn, something.
- MSgt. Larry McRose: A school, a church, something.
- Maj. Paul Hackett: What, are you particular?
- MSgt. Larry McRose: As a matter of fact I am. This is America, you know.”
- Sheriff Hank Pearson: Morning.
- Jack Benteen: What's good about it!?
- Sheriff Hank Pearson: Well hell, I said "morning". I didn't say "good morning".
“Smartest crooks always did know how to get to a man inside. Women too, as far as that goes.”
“- SSgt. Declan Patrick Coker: Fucked up. We were supposed to be there to cover the spic, we fucked up. Luther was a friend of mine.
- Sgt. Buck Atwater: He was a friend of mine, too, man. But he's dead. And that's the way it goes when you're a soldier. You just bite the damn bullet and move on.”
“I don't give up my gun without somebody gettin' hurt.”
“When I'm flying, son, it is solo. And you know that feeling when you're talking along and you pause for a minute, maybe freshen your bourbon, do up the fly or something, you look around real careful and you know in your heart it's all just wasted. Ain't nobody understands where you're at, all your private jokes and subtle conversations just...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Usually you could reason with a drunk, kids on loco weed, or a couple that was fightin'. You could cool 'em down, next day they'd thank you for it. Not now, boy. They get wired, they stay wired. Smack, snort, pill-poppin' dopes. You take them Luke boys, the one who drew on you and his brother Chub. Runnin' with scum. Christ, I used to fish with...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Cash Bailey: I know you're pissed, but this is me and you. We rode the river together. Now personally, I'd just be tickled pink if we could work out something save us both a world of grief. We ought to work together. You could be a hundred-thou a year man right now, and I'm the man that pays.
- Jack Benteen: You can buy me, Cash. Hell, you...” (continue)(continue reading)