“Grosse Pointe Blank” quotes(1997)
Plot – Thanks to his charm and undeniable skills, Martin has made a career out of being a professional killer with a lot of satisfaction, including economic results. However, despite the success, Martin begins to realize that something is missing in his life. After he has decided to know himself better, he returns to his native town in Michigan, Grosse Pointe, in occasion of the ten-year meeting with the ex-classmates. He would like to start a relationship with his ex-girlfriend Debi again and to complete a final "task". However, an unexpected obstacle appears when his old opponent Grocer arrives. They have a sharp conversation during breakfast, then Martin goes to Debi’s place and together they go to the party. Here Martin kills his last "task", but Debi see him, so he has to explain to her the truth: he has always been a killer, at the beginning for the CIA, but later on his own. Meanwhile, the father of Debi is threatened by Grocer, so Martin saves him, then he kills Grocer and asks Debi to marry him. The following day, Martin and Debi are happy in the car and on the radio someone says: "Run away from Grosse Pointe."
All actors – John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Joan Cusack, Hank Azaria, K. Todd Freeman, Jeremy Piven, Mitchell Ryan, Michael Cudlitz, Benny Urquidez, Duffy Taylorshow all
“Grosse Pointe Blank” Quotes 20 quotes
- Martin Q. Blank: If I just look suspicious on your customers' property, under those, you know, "heightened circumstances", you have the authority to shoot me?
- Terry Rostand: Correct.
- Martin Q. Blank: Wow, all right. How'd you get the gig?
- Terry Rostand: Oh, well, they were hiring. And it was only a two-week course.
“- Dr. Oatman: Martin, I'm emotionally involved with you.
- Martin Q. Blank: How are you emotionally involved with me?
- Dr. Oatman: I'm afraid of you.”
“Remember, there's nowhere you can go that you haven't learned how to go in time. Whatever the hell that means.”
“- Grocer: And after we do your job, we're gonna do another little job.
- Martin Q. Blank: Tell me about it.
- Grocer: Like I'm gonna put a bullet hole in your fuckin' forehead, and I'm gonna fuck the brain hole!
- Martin Q. Blank: Nice talk, sugar mouth.”
“- Dr. Oatman: Don't kill anybody for a few days. See what it feels like.
- Martin Q. Blank: Alright, I'll give it a shot.
- Dr. Oatman: No, don't give it a shot! Don't shoot anything!”
They all have husbands and wives and children and houses and dogs, and, you know, they've all made themselves a part of something and they can talk about what they do. What am I gonna say? "I killed the Pesident of Paraguay with a fork. How've you been?".
“- Arlene: [about the nametags she's made for the high school reunion] I had the yearbook pictures put on so everybody knows who everybody was!
- Martin Q. Blank: A special torture!”
“- Martin Q. Blank: I'm a professional killer.
- Paul Spericki: Do you have to do postgraduate work for that?”
“If you love something, set it free. If it comes back to you, it's, well, broken.”
“- Debi Newberry: How come you never learned that it was wrong? That there are certain things you do not do, you do not do in a civilized society?
- Martin Q. Blank: Which civilizations are we talking about?
- Debi Newberry: Oh, shut up!
- Martin Q. Blank: I mean, history...
- Debi Newberry: Shut up!”
“- Martin Q. Blank: This your Beemer?
- Paul Spericki: Yeah.
- Martin Q. Blank: In Detroit? That's sacrilege!”
“- Mr. Bart Newberry: What have you been doing with your life?
- Marty: Uh... professional killer.
- Mr. Bart Newberry: Oh! Good for you, it's a... growth industry.”
- Grocer: Here's the new stuff, kid. Durazac 15. Makes Prozac seem like a decaf latte. Want a couple? I've got jars.
- Martin Q. Blank: I don't do that stuff anymore.
- Grocer: No wonder you got the shakes. And don't say "do it", because I don't "do it". I ingest it, on orders from my neurophysiologist. It's legal. In five years they'll be... (continue)(continue reading)
“- Ken: I do divorce mainly, some property, some personal injury.
- Martin Q. Blank: They all seem kinda related.”
“Hi. I'm, uh, I'm a pet psychiatrist. I sell couch insurance. Mm hmm, and I... and I test-market positive thinking. I lead a weekend men's group, we specialize in ritual killings. Yeah, you look great! God, yeah! Hi, how are you? Hi, how are you? Hi, I'm Martin Blank, you remember me? I'm not married, I don't have any kids, but I'd blow your head...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Melanie the Waitress: What do you want in your omelette, sir?
- Martin Q. Blank: Nothing in the omelette, nothing at all.
- Melanie the Waitress: Well, that's not technically an omelette.
- Martin Q. Blank: Look, I don't want to get into a semantic argument, I just want the protein.”
“- Martin Q. Blank: You don't know my cat, it's very demanding.
- Debi Newberry: It? You don't know if it's a boy or girl?
- Martin Q. Blank: I respect its privacy.”
“- Kenneth McCullers: You got any ideas how you wanna wax this guy?
- Steven Lardner: Can't you just say 'kill'? Ya always gotta romanticize it.”
“- Debi Newberry: You're a psychopath.
- Martin Q. Blank: No, no. Psychopaths kill for no reason. I kill for money. It's a job. That didn't come out right.”