“Rio Bravo” quotes

Movie Rio Bravo
Howard Hawks directed this movie in 1959
Title Rio Bravo
Year 1959
Director Howard Hawks
Genre Western
Plot – The sheriff arrests for murder a member of the family of ranchers that dominates the city, starting an open war. The man with the star has an elderly helper in addition to the former deputy, Dude, who has recovered from alcoholism, and the young gunslinger Colorado. Dude regains his dignity and the sheriff falls in love with the beautiful Feathers. However, the fight against the other members of the family and their henchmen is still long and harsh.
All actors – John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond, John Russell, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, Estelita Rodriguez, Claude Akins, Malcolm Atterbury, Harry Carey Jr., Sheb Wooley, Fred Aldrich, Frank Balderrama, Walter Barnes, George Bell, Audrey Betz, Nesdon Booth, Nick Borgani, George Bruggeman, Ralph Bucko, Yakima Canutt, Albert Cavens, Noble 'Kid' Chissell, Bud Cokes, Cecil Combs, Jose Cuchillo, Robert Donner, Fred Graham, Joe Gray, Myron Healey, Riley Hill, Eugene Iglesias, Arthur Kendall, Richard LaMarr, Tex Lambert, James B. Leong, Cactus Mack, David O. McCall, Mathew McCue, Frank Mills, Gordon Mitchell, Kansas Moehring, Tom Monroe, Daniel Nunez, Jack Perry, Joe Phillips, Anthony Redondo, Bob Reeves, Waclaw Rekwart, Chuck Roberson, Tony Roux, Bing Russell, Danny Sands, Dean Smith, Milan Smith, Bob Steele, Bob Terhune, Sailor Vincent, Ted White, Bob Whitney, Chalky Williams, Jack N. Young
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  • “- Pat Wheeler: I told him you were one of the best.
    - Colorado Ryan: Well, I'll tell you what I'm a lot better at, Mr. Wheeler... that's minding my own business.”

    Ward Bond - Pat Wheeler
    Ricky Nelson - Colorado Ryan
  • “- Feathers: How does a... how does a man get to be a sheriff?
    - John T. Chance: Gets lazy. Gets tired of selling his gun all over. Decides to sell it in one place.
    - Feathers: I'd say you made a poor sale.
    - John T. Chance: A lot of people around here'll agree with you.
    - Feathers: But... it's still a sale and it's too late to back out.”

    Angie Dickinson - Feathers
    John Wayne - Sheriff John T. Chance
    [Tag:career, choice, police]
  • “- John T. Chance: You take chances, my friend.
    - Carlos Robante: Because I know woman. If she will be mad or she will be sorry; if it is 'mad', she will be much pleasure to make right; and if she is 'sorry', it will be the same pleasure. You - you do not have women, so you do not know, senor. But me - Carlos Robante - I know.”

    John Wayne - Sheriff John T. Chance
    Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez - Carlos Robante
    [Tag:luck, women]
  • “- Feathers: I thought you were never going to say it.
    - John T. Chance: Say what?
    - Feathers: That you love me.
    - John T. Chance: I said I'd arrest you.
    - Feathers: It means the same thing, you know that.”

    Angie Dickinson - Feathers
    John Wayne - Sheriff John T. Chance
    [Tag:conviction, love]
  • “- John T. Chance: Got any new men with you, Pat?
    - Pat Wheeler: Nah, nobody 'cept Colorado, here.
    - John T. Chance: Where'd you take him on?
    - Pat Wheeler: Fort Worth.
    - John T. Chance: What does he do?
    - Colorado Ryan: I speak English, sheriff. If you wanna ask me.”

    John Wayne - Sheriff John T. Chance
    Ward Bond - Pat Wheeler
    Ricky Nelson - Colorado Ryan
    [Tag:ability, capacity]