“Tequila Sunrise” quotes(1988)
Plot – Lieutenant Nick Frescia from Los Angeles narcotics section police is on the trail of Dale Mc Kussic, called Mac. He's a drug dealer and his former high school classmate. As Mac wants to get rid of drugs, Nick believes him, while his colleague Maguire thinks he's lying. While Nick investigates Mac's friendships, despite his sincere intentions, Mac decides to work one last time for Carlos, a Mexican trafficker.
All actors – Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell, Raul Julia, J.T. Walsh, Gabriel Damon, Arliss Howard, Arye Gross, Daniel Zacapa, Eric Thiele, Tom Nolan, Dawn Martel, Lala Sloatman, Budd Boetticher, Ann Magnuson, Kenny Moore, Jason Randal, Bob Swain, Jim Bentley, Eric Waterhouse, Geno Silva, Daniel Ades, Efrain Figueroa, Tomás Goros, Austin Hawk, Scott Harms, Sarah Davis, John D. Steele, David Rees, Oscar Abadia, Jim Ladd, Tom Schnabel, Troy Flynn, Helen Kelly, Sharmagne Leland-St. John, Ely Pouget, Daisy Alexandra Sylbert-Torres, Scott Whyte, Del Zamorashow all
“Tequila Sunrise” Quotes 20 quotes
“- Jo Ann: Mr. McKussic, it seems, has been engaged in his business for purely romantic reasons, whilst you have been engaged in romance for purely business reasons.
- Nick Frescia: I'm not sure I understand.
- Jo Ann: A little vague for you?
- Nick Frescia: A little.
- Jo Ann: Well, then, let me spell it out for you: you want to fuck your friend...” (continue)(continue reading)
“You go to a good deal of trouble to explain an inconsequential event, Lieutenant.”
“Friendship is the only choice in life you can make that's yours! You can't choose your family, God damn it - I've had to face that! And no man should be judged for whatever direction his dick goes - that's like blaming a compass for pointing north, for Christ's sake! Friendship is all we have! We chose each other.”
“- Nick Frescia: Let's not talk about my business, or his business or your business.
- Jo Ann: That leaves us nothing to talk about.
- Nick Frescia: Let's eat.”
“- Maguire: Look, I just want to lay my cards on the table. Whatever questions you have about our... operation, go ahead, ask me. Shoot.
- Nick Frescia: Okay. Who's your snitch?
- Maguire: I can't tell you that.”
“- Jo Ann: So you thought Andy Leonard would give you respectability.
- McKussic: Yes, ma'am.
- Jo Ann: Well what do you need it for?
- McKussic: ...You.”
“I don't know what it is about going to high school with someone that makes you feel you're automatically friends for life. Who says, who says friendship lasts forever? We'd all like it to, maybe. But maybe... it just wears out like everything else. Like tires. There's just so much mileage in them and then you're riding around on nothing but air.”
“Nobody wants me to quit. You know, don't quit, don't get caught, stay on top long enough for us to knock you off - I mean, that's the motto around here. Nobody wants me to quit. The cops want to bust me. The Colombians want my connections. My wife, she wants my money. Her lawyer agrees and mine likes getting paid to argue with him. Nobody wants...” (continue)(continue reading)
“As dumb as Andy is, he's my lawyer.”
“- Nick Frescia: How's our friend?
- Woody: Fine.
- Nick Frescia: Fine?
- Woody: Aside from a concussion, powder burns, and being generally pissed off, yeah.”
“- Nick Frescia: Generally I recommend my men stay away from vodka, and stick with scotch and bourbon.
- Jo Ann: Why is that?
- Nick Frescia: So the brass will know they're drunk and not stupid.”
“- Maguire: Come on, Nick. Escalante's waiting. He wants to give you a token of his government's friendship.
- Nick Frescia: What?
- Maguire: A gun. What can I say? He's Mexican.”
“- Carlos: Don't worry, buddy. I won't kill her unless you approve.
- McKussic: And if I don't approve?
- Carlos: Then we'll talk until you do...”