“The Bank Job” quotes

Movie The Bank Job
Title The Bank Job
Year 2008
Director Roger Donaldson
Genre Drama, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Interpreted by
All actors – Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays, James Faulkner, Alki David, Michael Jibson, Georgia Taylor, Richard Lintern, Peter Bowles, Alistair Petrie, Hattie Morahan
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  • “The whole point of having a safe deposit box is so that people like you don't know what's in it!”

    Sharon Maughan - Sonia Bern
    [Tag:police, safety]
  • “I think drugs are responsible for the moral decay of this country's young. Smut, smut, and more smut - that's my special area of interest.”
    David Suchet - Lew Vogel
  • “You two have been staring daggers at each other since we left the bank. What is it, lover's tiff?”

    Stephen Campbell Moore - Kevin Swain
  • “- Dave Shilling: What's down there?
    - Terry Leather: It's a pile of skeletons.
    - Dave Shilling: You're joking. Let's hope they're not the last gang who tried to take this bank.”

    Daniel Mays - Dave Shilling
    Jason Statham - Terry Leather
    [Tag:gang, theft]
  • “- Eddie Burton: When are you guys gonna hit the vault? I'm freezing my tits off up here. Over.
    - Guy Singer: In the Army, soldiers would pull on their puds to keep the blood flowing.
    - Eddie Burton: What regiment were you in? The Royal Corps of Wankers?
    - Guy Singer: Yes, we welcome new members.”

    Michael Jibson - Eddie Burton
    James Faulkner - Guy Singer
    [Tag:cold, soldiers]
  • “- Dave Shilling: I don't know anything about a bank robbery. Honest.
    - Lew Vogel: Still an unconvincing actor, Mr. Shilling.”

    Daniel Mays - Dave Shilling
    David Suchet - Lew Vogel
    [Tag:acting, theft]
  • “- Lew Vogel: We had some weekender thieves break into the vault and robbed it. So if your box is in the one hundred to four hundred numbers, I'm afraid all your stuff will be gone. Mine too, unhappily.
    - Michael X: What? How can this happen in London?
    - Lew Vogel: I promise you it has happened, and I promise you these thieves will be found and...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    David Suchet - Lew Vogel
    Peter De Jersey - Michael X
    [Tag:london, theft, thieves]
  • “- Eddie Burton: All clear on the western front, Guy.
    - Dave Shilling: No names, Eddie!
    - Eddie Burton: Sorry, Dave.”

    Michael Jibson - Eddie Burton
    Daniel Mays - Dave Shilling
    [Tag:name, secrets]
  • “It's about being born black in America. Can any of you imagine what it's like to be a black man in this world? Can any of you white women imagine what it would be like to bring a black baby into this world?”

    Colin Salmon - Hakim Jamal
    [Tag:america, racism, world]
  • “- Martine Love: I've been seeing this guy, who runs his own business - security systems. Next month they're installing new alarms in a bank in Marylebone. Seems like the trains have been setting off the tremble alarms in the vault, and so they've had to turn them off. So, for a week or so, they won't have any.
    - Terry Leather: Now... why would...” (continue)
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    Saffron Burrows - Martine Love
    Jason Statham - Terry Leather
    [Tag:planning, villain]
  • “- Sonia Bern: Perhaps you don't fully comprehend. I have photographs, compromising photographs, live film of you, Miles Urquart, all my regulars - in this safe deposit box. You all know each other if that's any consolation.
    - Lord Drysdale: You've got photographs of me? You conniving cunt!”

    Sharon Maughan - Sonia Bern
    Rupert Frazer - Lord Drysdale
  • “I have a very jaundice view of life. From what I see most of it is corrupt, venal, and vile.”
    David Suchet - Lew Vogel
    [Tag:bitterness, life]
  • “- Terry Leather: Radio's in the bag. Binoc's as well. There's a bed set at the top floor of this building. Pay for the week. The ladder will get you to the roof. You're in from Liverpool, looking for work.
    - Eddie Burton: I don't have a Liverpool accent.
    - Terry Leather: Then don't talk to anyone, Eddie.”

    Jason Statham - Terry Leather
    Michael Jibson - Eddie Burton
    [Tag:language, talking]
  • “- Young Soldier: A bit tight under the arms, don't you think?
    - Guy Singer: Traditional fit, sir. One can't raise one's hands above one's head. It tends to inhibit any impulsive acts of surrender.”

    Cameron Anderson - Young Soldier
    James Faulkner - Guy Singer
  • “I'm going to be working some strange hours over the next week or two, so don't ask me what I'm doing because I don't want to lie to you.”

    Jason Statham - Terry Leather
    [Tag:lies, wife, working]
  • “- Kevin Swain: So what are these films you're in?
    - Dave Shilling: Ah, forget about it.
    - Kevin Swain: Go on.
    - Dave Shilling: Technically, it's what you call pornography.”

    Stephen Campbell Moore - Kevin Swain
    Daniel Mays - Dave Shilling
  • “- Terry Leather: You know what scares me more? Living and dying with nothing to show for it. You know how old Mozart was when he composed his first minuet?
    - Dave Shilling: No.
    - Terry Leather: Five. Five! A fucking minuet!”

    Jason Statham - Terry Leather
    Daniel Mays - Dave Shilling
    [Tag:fear, genius]
  • “- Terry Leather: This is The Major. Major Guy Singer. Final member of our team.
    - Bambas: I don't know this man. Who are you?
    - Guy Singer: None of your business.
    - Terry Leather: No secrets around here. Major's a con artist, usually elderly widows.
    - Guy Singer: There's no need to bring that up.”

    Jason Statham - Terry Leather
    Alki David - Bambas
    James Faulkner - Guy Singer
  • “- Terry Leather: So, you're getting married tomorrow Ingrid?
    - Ingrid Burton: I hope so.
    - Terry Leather: Go on, get off home, go make yourself more beautiful than you already are... if that's possible.”

    Jason Statham - Terry Leather
    Georgia Taylor - Ingrid Burton
    [Tag:beauty, marriage]
  • “Get my pictures back, or you will never see a black man on the streets of London without wondering if he's been sent to kill you!”

    Peter De Jersey - Michael X
    [Tag:killing, threat]
  • “- Miles Urquart: What about this model you're screwing? What promises have you made to keep her in line?
    - Tim Everett: None that can't be broken. Look, she's our only tie to the bank operation. If things do go belly up, it'll only take one cut to sever the knot.”

    Peter Bowles - Miles Urquart
    Richard Lintern - Tim Everett
  • “You know, I always wanted to meet a white man by the name of Brown. You know what this is? It's a slave collar, and the white man made my mothers and fathers wear this to bend them to his will. Can I bend you to my will, Mr. Brown?”

    Peter De Jersey - Michael X
    [Tag:slavery, will]