“State of Grace” quotes(1990)
Plot – Terry Nooman has lived his childhood in the New York neighborhood "Hell's Kitchen". He has moved to Boston to become a police officer, but now his superiors want him to go back to Hell's Kitchen to infiltrate in the gangs. Terry meets there all his childhood friends. Frankie Flannery is a tough boss, his younger brother Jackie is a psychopath and his sister Kathleen works in the hotel of another neighborhood. She was once Nooman's girlfriend. The agent is hired by Frankie and hopes to catch him as soon as possible, but rivalries between Irish immigrants and the Italian Mafia complicate things. Meanwhile Terry keeps in touch with Nick, a policeman. When one of the guys is found dead, Jackie turns crazy and kills three Italian men, but he can't even imagine Frankie has killed him and has now to kill Jackie too. At his funeral, Terry decides to dismiss himself from Frankie's gang, but on St. Patrick's Day he's chased by Frankie's henchmen. The agent is injured but he manages to shoot Frankie.
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“State of Grace” Quotes 15 quotes
They don't even want to call it "Hell's Kitchen" no more. Renamed it "Clinton".
“- Terry Noonan: So we're like Robin Hood in this instance?
- Jackie Flannery: Yea and I'm Friar Fuck.”
“Is he fucked up or is he fucked up?”
“It's as if angels were flying by so they dropped him off.”
“I was in Boston, I just ended up there. Seemed far enough away. They came to me then, it just happened, you know how that is, things happen and other things happen and it's your life.”
“- Jackie Flannery: Hey. I love the noises Irene makes in bed, man.
- Terry Noonan: Me too!”
“- Jackie Flannery: The funeral's in Queens. I hate driving in fucking Queens.
- Terry Noonan: Do you want me to drive?
- Jackie Flannery: Nah... then I would have to look out the window.”
“She thinks I'm an asshole. And if she thinks that about me, what in the long run is she going to think about you?”
“People are roaming the streets homeless because of these assholes!”
“- Terry Noonan: Be up to the angels I guess.
- Jackie Flannery: Hm. Them fucks.”
“The last guinea who walked around up here was Columbus, and he only lasted a week.”