“The Big Kahuna” quotes(1999)
Plot – In Wichita, Kansas, three sellers wait for the beginning of a convention as they must convince some potential customers to buy their company's industrial lubricants. Larry and Phil work together and are friends since many years, while Bob is a newly recruit and has to gain some experience. While waiting they talk to each other and eat something, then the convention follows its usual course. When every customer is gone, Larry finds that their biggest potential customers, Dick Fuler, wasn't present. Bob says Fuler would have gone to a private party, so Larry wants to go there immediately, but Phil thinks it's better Bob goes alone. While they wait, Phil talks to Larry about God, friendship and affections, until Bob comes back saying he has talked to Fuler about Christ. Bob and Larry argue very lively, then the morning after Larry sees Bob speaking with Fuler and they exchange a smile from afar.
All actors – Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, Peter Facinelli, Paul Dawson, Christopher Donahue, Ron Komora, Frank L. Messina, George F. Millershow all
“The Big Kahuna” Quotes 10 quotes
“I'm saying you've already done plenty of things to regret, you just don't know what they are. It's when you discover them, when you see the folly in something you've done, and you wish that you had it do over, but you know you can't, because it's too late. So you pick that thing up, and carry it with you to remind you that life goes on, the...” (continue)(continue reading)
“It doesn't matter whether you're sellingJesus or Buddha or civil rights or 'How to Make Money in Real Estate With No Money Down'. That doesn't make you a human being; it makes you a marketing rep. If you want to talk to somebody honestly, as a human being, ask him about his kids. Find out what his dreams are - just to find out, for no other...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Here's to the profound religious experience that comes from doing a job well and being grossly underpaid.”
“Did you mention perhaps what line of industrial lubricants Jesus would have endorsed?”
“- Larry Mann: There are people in this world, Bob, who look very official while they are doing what they are doing. And do you know why?
- Bob Walker: Why?
- Larry Mann: Because they don't know what they are doing. Because if you know what you are doing, then you don't have to look like you know what you are doing, because it comes naturally.”
“Sometimes you gotta chew your own leg off to get out of life's traps.”
“When Jesus comes back he's going to have to give them a 2 day advanced notice, so they can make one of those little graph things.”