“Matchstick Men” quotes(2003)
Plot – Roy and Frank are a couple of professional crooks, currently involved in a sale scam. They sale equipments to filter water, proposing customers fabulous prizes like cars, jewelry, travel holidays they will never receive. Most of all, the two crooks make people pay the goods ten time its value. Roy has in his private life some problems as well: he's an obsessive and compulsive agoraphobic and a tenacious smoker with no significant personal relationships. When his idiosyncrasies begin to undermine his criminal productivity, Roy is forced to ask help to a psychoanalyst.
All actors – Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce Altman, Bruce McGill, Jenny O'Hara, Steve Eastin, Beth Grant, Sheila Kelley, Fran Kranz, Tim Kelleher, Nigel Gibbsshow all
“Matchstick Men” Quotes 16 quotes
“You're not a bad guy, you know. You're just not a very good one.”
“- Frank Mercer: I'd just like to, you know, take a girl out somewhere nice once in a while.
- Roy Waller: You have to pay extra for that?”
“I'm not ver good at being a father, all right? I barely get by just being me.”
“- Roy Waller: I'm not a criminal. I'm a con man.
- Dr. Klein: The difference being?
- Roy Waller: They give me their money.
- Dr. Klein: That's a nice rationalization, Roy.”
“If you're gonna get wet, might as well go swimming.”
“Have you ever been dragged to the sidewalk and beaten till you pissed... blood?”
“- Roy Waller: You're ready for this.
- Angela: I was born ready.
- Roy Waller: Glad I missed that day.”
“Simple is safe!”
“Let his greed meet his imagination.”
“- Angela: Why won't you? Because crime doesn't pay?
- Roy Waller: No, it does. It does! Just not very well.”
“You always told me if I ever got a shot at a big score, I should take it. And that's what I did.”
“- Dr. Klein: Let me ask you something. What would you do if you had to change careers?
- Roy Waller: You mean if I wasn't an antiques broker?
- Dr. Klein: If you weren't a criminal.”