“Gangs of New York” quotes(2002)
Martin Scorsese directed this movie in 2002
Title Gangs of New York
Director Martin Scorsese
Genre Drama, Crime
Director Martin Scorsese
Genre Drama, Crime
Plot – In the second half of 19th century in New York, Americans and Irish immigrants fight to divide the territory and to run the illegal business. The challenge is between the Dead Rabbits led by the Amsterdam Vallon and the Native, led by the ruthless Bill Poole "the Butcher". The clash becomes more and more cruel, because Amsterdam is driven by the desire to avenge his father's death, murdered by Poole. Meanwhile, Poole wants to kill the young Vallon to confirm his dominance over the city.
All actors – Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Jim Broadbent, John C. Reilly, Henry Thomas, Liam Neeson, Brendan Gleeson, Gary Lewis, Stephen Graham, Eddie Marsan, Alec McCowen, David Hemmings, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Cara Seymour, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Peter-Hugo Daly, Cian McCormack, Andrew Gallagher, Philip Kirk, Rab Affleck, Bill Barclay, Nick Bartlett, Robert Goodman, Tim Pigott-Smith, Liam Carney, Gary McCormack, David McBlain, Dick Holland, Katherine Wallach, Carmen Hanlon, Ilaria D'Elia, Laurie Ventry, Ford Kiernan, Alec McMahon, Nevan Finegan, Dominiquie Vandenberg, Sai-Kit Yung, Basil Chung, Finbar Furey, Sean Gilder, Richard Graham, Richard Strange, Douglas Plasse, R. Bruce Steinheimer, David Bamber, Barbara Bouchet, Michael Byrne, Lucy Davenport, Maura O'Connell, Alex Howden, James Ramsay, Iain McColl, Louie Brownsell, Gennaro Condemi, Kieran Hurley, John Sessions, Michael H. Billingsley, Steven Blake, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Alexia Murray, Flaminia Fegarotti, Bronco McLoughlin, Channing C. Holmes, Eliane Chappuis, Roberta Quaresima, Marta Pilato, Jian Su, Man Cao, Kathy Shao-Lin Lee, Alexander Deng, Peter Berling, Patrick Gordon, Brendan White, Brendan Dempsey, Taddeo Harbutt, Nazzareno Natale, Colin Hill, Robert Linge, Richard Syms, Christian Burgess, Gerry Robert Byrne, David Nicholls, Tim Faraday, Sean McGinley, John Anthony Murphy, Terry O'Neill, Vincent Pickering, Nick Miles, Ian Pirie, John McGlynn, Larry Kaplan, Leo Burmester, Justin Brennan, Brian Mallon, Joseph P. Reidy, Joel Strachan, Bill Murdoch, Angela Pleasence, Iain Agnew, Michael Hausman, Bob Colletti, , Michele Bevilacqua, Salvatore Billa, Brennan Caitlin, Tony Campanozzi, Trevor Cooper, Claudio Coreno, Blaise Corrigan, Mauro Cremonini, Marco Del Cima, Ottaviano Dell'Acqua, Federico Della Corte, Lucas Di Medio, Luca Foggiano, Eva Henger, Yoon C. Joyce, Paolo Lorimer, Raffaella Ponzo, Gualtiero Scola, Martin Scorsese, Martin Sherman, Steve Stanulis, Donald Stewart, Vincenzo Tanassi, Massimo Vanni, Franco Vendittishow all
“Gangs of New York” Quotes 32 quotes
“- Bill 'The Butcher' Cutting: I don't see no Americans. I see trespassers, Irish harps. Do a job for a nickel what a nigger does for a dime and a white man used to get a quarter for. What have they done? Name one thing they've contributed.
- William 'Boss' Tweed: Votes.
- Bill 'The Butcher' Cutting: Votes, you say? They vote how the archbishop...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Remember the first rule of politics. The ballots don't make the results, the counters make the results. The counters. Keep counting.”
“Well that was bloody Shakespearian. Do you know who Shakespeare is? He wrote the King James Bible.”
“We hold in our hearts the memory of our fallen brothers whose blood stains the very streets we walk today. Also on this night we pay tribute to the leader of our enemies, an honorable man, who crossed over bravely, fighting for what he believed in. To defeat my enemy, I extinguish his life, and consume him as I consume these flames. In honor of...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Sweet Jesus, war does terrible things to people.”
“Ears and noses will be the trophies of the day. But no hand shall touch him.”
“At my challenge, by the ancient laws of combat, we are met at this chosen ground, to settle for good and all who holds sway over the five points: us natives, born rightwise to this fine land, or the foreign hordes defiling it.”
“I don't give a tuppenny fuck about your moral conundrum, you meat-headed shit-sack. That's more or less the thing. And I want you to go out there... You, nobody else. None of your little minions. I want you to go out there. And I want you to punish the person who's responsible for murdering this poor little rabbit. Is that understood?”
“- Amsterdam Vallon: I've been called a lot of things, mister... but I've never been called...?
- McGloin: Fiddeling bends.
- Amsterdam Vallon: Fiddeling bends. Right. If I knew what in the hell that meant... I might be inclined to take offense.”
“- Bill 'The Butcher' Cutting: How old are you, Amsterdam?
- Amsterdam Vallon: I'm not sure, sir. I never did quite figure it.
- Bill 'The Butcher' Cutting: I'm forty-seven. Forty-seven years old. You know how I stayed alive this long? All these years? Fear. The spectacle of fearsome acts. Somebody steals from me, I cut off his hands. He offends...” (continue)(continue reading)
“When you kill a king, you don't stab him in the dark. You kill him where the entire court can watch him die.”
“Everything you see belongs to me, to one degree or another. The beggars and newsboys and quick thieves here in Paradise, the sailor dives and gin mills and blind tigers on the waterfront, the anglers and amusers, the she-hes and the Chinks. Everybody owes, everybody pays. Because that's how you stand up against the rising of the tide.”
“Is that myself looking as sober as the day I was born?”
“You see this knife? I'm gonna teach you to speak English with this fucking knife!”
“Civilization is crumbling.”
“- Miss Schermerhorn: Is that man drunk?
- Happy Jack Mulraney: Och, dead as Good Friday, miss.”
“My father told me we was all born of blood and tribulation, and so then too was our great city. But for those of us what lived and died in them furious days, it was like everything we knew was mightily swept away. And no matter what they did to build this city up again... for the rest of time... it would be like no one ever knew we was even here.”