“Stakeout” quotes

Movie Stakeout
Title Stakeout
Year 1987
Director John Badham
Genre Comedy, Thriller
Plot – Chris Lecce and Bili Reimers, two Seattle policemen, chase unsuccessfully Richard "Stick" Montgomery. Then the two agents are tasked to monitor Mari McGuire's house, a beautiful waitress who's saving Stick's consistent swag. After long stalkings, Chris and Mari fall in love, but Stick suddently returns home and the two policemen are at the mercy of the criminal's murderous rage. After a series of frantic adventures, Chris and Bili eliminate Stick and save themselves.
All actors – Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn, Dan Lauria, Forest Whitaker, Ian Tracey, Earl Billings, Jackson Davies, J.J. Makaro, Scott Andersen, Tony Pantages
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  • “- Bill Reimers: I don't believe this. They ate all the food and left dog turds in the fridge.
    - Chris Lecce: Don't worry. I'll go to the supermarket. What do you want?
    - Bill Reimers: Truth and justice.
    - Chris Lecce: Anything else?
    - Bill Reimers: Doughnuts.
    - Chris Lecce: Why not? We are cops.”

    Emilio Estevez - Bill Reimers
    Richard Stephen Dreyfuss - Chris Lecce
    [Tag:food, justice, police]
  • - Richard "Stick" Montgomery: How much we got?
    - Caylor Reese: 273 dollars.
    - Richard "Stick" Montgomery: That's good. As long as we have gas money, that's all we need.
    - Caylor Reese: Yeah. But its hardly worth rubbing people out for.

    Aidan Quinn - Richard "Stick" Montgomery
    Ian Tracey - Caylor Reese
    [Tag:crime, money, need]
  • “- Bill Reimers: What are you gonna do about her?
    - Chris Lecce: Oh, man, I... I think I love her. I really do.
    - Bill Reimers: Well, I'd hate to think that you risked it all just because you liked her.”

    Emilio Estevez - Bill Reimers
    Richard Stephen Dreyfuss - Chris Lecce
    [Tag:love, risk]
  • We have a letter. "Dear Maria, I hear you are doing okay. I hear you are seeing a couple of guys. Sometimes I get so mad I could wipe out the entire world, and enjoy myself doing it". Now how could she have dumped a charmer like him?

    Richard Stephen Dreyfuss - Chris Lecce
  • “Isn't love great, Chris? One minute you're a god, the next minute you're a scum-suckin' pig.”
    Aidan Quinn - Richard "Stick" Montgomery
    [Tag:love, pain]