“Slap Shot” quotes

Movie Slap Shot
George Roy Hill directed this movie in 1977
Title Slap Shot
Year 1977
Director George Roy Hill
Genre Drama, Comedy, Sport
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Plot – The Chiefs', an ice hockey team, is in the last positions in ranking, moreover the team is facing bad economic conditions. The coach tries in every way to avoid the financial meltdown and asks to three brothers to play in a violent way. The team wins but the guys mark the team's fate because their competitive spirit turned out to be useless. This movie veils the metaphor of a corrupt and rotten society. Hockey is a though but spectacular game and the director proves to know the rules very well.
All actors – Paul Newman, Strother Martin, Michael Ontkean, Jennifer Warren, Lindsay Crouse, Jerry Houser, Andrew Duncan, Jeff Carlson, Steve Carlson, David Hanson, Yvon Barrette, Allan F. Nicholls
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  • “- Suzanne: You are the first man I've slept with since I left Hanrahan.
    - Reggie: Aw Suzanne, a beautiful woman like you?
    - Suzanne: Well, I've been sleeping with women.”

    Melinda Dillon - Suzanne
    Paul Newman - Reggie
  • “- Jim Carr: Denis, I know that some in our audience don't know the finer points of hockey. Could you tell them, for example, what is icing?
    - Denis: Well, um, icing happen when the puck come down, bang you know, before the other guys you know. Nobody there, you know. My arm go comme ça then the game stop then start up.”

    Andrew Duncan - Jim Carr
    Yvon Barrette - Denis
    [Tag:sport, teaching]
  • “Oh this young man has had a very trying rookie season, with the litigation, the notoriety, his subsequent deportation to Canada and that country's refusal to accept him, well, I guess that's more than most 21-year-olds can handle.”
    Andrew Duncan - Jim Carr
    [Tag:trouble, youth]
  • “I was coachin' in Omaha in 1948 and Eddie Shore sends me this guy who was a terrible masturbator, you know, couldn't control himself. Why, he would get deliberate penalties so he could get over in the penalty box all by himself and damned if he wouldn't... you know.”
    Strother Martin - McGrath
  • “I have to confess I've never let the children watch a hockey game. I have a theory that children imitate what they see on a TV screen. If they see violence, they'll become violent. If they see someone stick up a bank, they'll stick up a bank. Heroin. You name it.”
    Kathryn Walker - Anita McCambridge
  • “I look like some cock-sucking faggot in this thing.”

    Stephen Mendillo - Jim Ahern
  • “- Reggie: Dave's out. Who's gonna take his place?
    - Ned Braden: Is the answerJesus?”

    Paul Newman - Reggie
    Michael Ontkean - Ned Braden
    [Tag:answers, christ, sport]
  • “I'm gonna walk down that stinkin' runway, open up this faggot robe and wiggle my dick at 'em! And do you know why? Because I want you to have a heart-attack and die so we don't have to do this shit again! You and your fucking fashion shows!”

    Allan F. Nicholls - Upton
  • I'll never forget an exclusive interview in which Swamptown revealed that he calls his hockey stick the "Big Tomahawk" and he usually refers to the opposing players as "the little scalps".
    Andrew Duncan - Jim Carr
    [Tag:fighting, name, sport]
  • “- Peterboro Referee: I got my eye on the three of you. You pull one thing, you're out of this game. I run a clean game here. I have any trouble here, I'll suspend ya.
    - Steve Hanson: I'm listening to the fucking song!”

    Larry Block - Peterboro Referee
    Steve Carlson - Steve Hanson
  • “These guys are a fucking disgrace!”

    Allan F. Nicholls - Upton
    [Tag:behavior, sport]
  • - Reggie: You know, your son looks like a fag to me.
    - Anita McCambridge: I beg your pardon?
    - Reggie: You better get re-married again, or he's gonna have someone's cock in his mouth before you can say "Jack Robinson".

    Paul Newman - Reggie
    Kathryn Walker - Anita McCambridge
  • “- Suzanne: Did you ever wanna sleep with a man?
    - Reggie: No.
    - Suzanne: Never?
    - Reggie: No. I don't blame you though Suzanne, I mean, well see, women's bodies are beautiful. But men's bodies, see I see 'em everywhere you know, in the locker rooms, their cocks all over the place and everything.”

    Melinda Dillon - Suzanne
    Paul Newman - Reggie
  • “- Lily: What's the story on that dog?
    - Reggie: That's the dog that saved Charleston from the 1938 flood.
    - Lily: Well, fuck him.”

    Lindsay Crouse - Lily
    Paul Newman - Reggie