“North Dallas Forty” quotes(1979)
Plot – After being one of the best players of the 'North Dallas Bulls' football team, Phillip Elliot finds himself on the bench watching his companions' victories. He breaks up with Johanne for sweet Charlotte Phillip, who pushes him to leave the sports environment for a more normal future. However, Phillip cannot forget his past. When the Bulls reach the finals against Chicago, he is sent on the field and makes a move that would ensure the victory but a team-mate makes a mistake that ruins the play. Elliot is convened by the management, that reproaches him for his sporting and non-sporting faults. However, before he is dismissed, he hands in his resignation and reaches Charlotte.
All actors – Nick Nolte, Mac Davis, Charles Durning, Dayle Haddon, Bo Svenson, John Matuszak, Steve Forrest, G.D. Spradlin, Dabney Coleman, Savannah Smith Boucher, Marshall Colt, Guich Koockshow all
“North Dallas Forty” Quotes 11 quotes
“Every time I call it a business, you call it a game! And every time I call it a game, you call it a business!”
“- Phillip Elliott: Jo Bob is here to remind us that the biggest and the baddest get to make all the rules.
- Charlotte Caulder: I don't agree with that.
- Phillip Elliott: Agreeing doesn't play into it.”
“I love your legs. They got your feet at one end, and your pussy at the other, and I wanna fuck you.”
“- Conrad Hunter: There's one thing I learned early on in life. The most important thing a man can have.
- Phillip Elliott: What's that, money?
- Conrad Hunter: Luck. Luck tells me something about a man. If my people are lucky, they tap into a big field. If not, they can have every geology degree in the world and drill one dry duster after...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Seeing through the game is not the same as winning the game.”
“Hell, Poot, we're all whores; might as well be the best.”
“People who confuse brains and luck can get in a whole lot of trouble.”
“You had better learn how to play the game, and I don't mean just the game of football.”