“Metropolis” quotes

(1927)
Movie Metropolis
Fritz Lang directed this movie in 1927
Title Metropolis
Year 1927
Director Fritz Lang
Genre Drama, Sci-Fi
All actors – Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Erwin Biswanger, Heinrich George, Brigitte Helm, Fritz Alberti, Grete Berger, Olly Boeheim, Max Dietze, Ellen Frey, Beatrice Garga, Heinrich Gotho, Dolly Grey, Anny Hintze, Georg John, Walter Kuehle, Margarete Lanner, Rose Lichtenstein, Hanns Leo Reich, Arthur Reinhardt, Curt Siodmak, Henrietta Siodmak, Olaf Storm, Erwin Vater, Rolf von Goth, Helen von Münchofen, Helene Weigel, Hilde Woitscheff
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  • “If the Heart Machine is destroyed the entire machine district will end up in ruins!”
    Heinrich George - Grot - the Guardian of the Heart Machine
  • “- Joh Frederson: What were you doing in the machine halls, Freder?
    - Freder: I wanted to look into the faces of the people whose little children are my brothers, my sisters...”

    Alfred Abel - Joh Fredersen
    Gustav Fröhlich - Freder - Joh Fredersen's Son
  • “Who is the living food for the machines in Metropolis? Who lubricates the machine joints with their own blood? Who feeds the machines with their own flesh? Let the machines starve, you fools! Let them die!”
    Brigitte Helm - The Machine Man
  • “Head and handsneed a mediator. The mediator between head and hands must be the heart!”
    Brigitte Helm - Maria
    [Tag:hand, head, heart]
  • “I must have a person who is faithful to me, Josaphat - how else will I be able to fulfill my destiny?”
    Gustav Fröhlich - Freder - Joh Fredersen's Son
  • “Women and men, let no one miss today! Death to the machines!”
    Brigitte Helm - The Machine Man
    [Tag:men, rebellion, robot]
  • “- Maria: Oh mediator, have you finally come?
    - Freder: You called me - here I am!”

    Brigitte Helm - Maria
    Gustav Fröhlich - Freder - Joh Fredersen's Son
    [Tag:helping, hope]
  • “She is the most perfect and most obedient tool which mankind ever possessed!”

    Rudolf Klein-Rogge - C.A. Rotwang - the Inventor
    [Tag:perfection, robot]
  • “Let's all watch as the world goes to the devil!”
    Brigitte Helm - The Machine Man
  • “- Freder: Where are the people, Father, whose hands built your city?
    - Joh Fredersen: Where they belong...
    - Freder: In the depths? What if one day, those in the depths rise up against you?”

    Gustav Fröhlich - Freder - Joh Fredersen's Son
    Alfred Abel - Joh Fredersen
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