“The Counselor” quotes

Movie The Counselor
Sir Ridley Scott directed this movie in 2013
Title The Counselor
Year 2013
Director Ridley Scott
Genre Drama, Crime, Thriller
Plot – A successful lawyer proposes his girlfriend but he needs some money, so he thinks to make easy cash with drug traffics. He accepts the proposal of a criminal, that is to take 20 million dollars of cocaine from Mexico to the United States. A felon will help him.
All actors – Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Bruno Ganz, Rosie Perez, Rubén Blades, Brad Pitt, Goran Visnjic, Edgar Ramírez, Dean Norris, Sam Spruell, Alex Hafner, Andrea Deck, Toby Kebbell, Giannina Facio-Scott, Gerard Monaco, Juan José Rodríguez, Cesar Aguirre, Daniel Holguín, Chris Obi, Paris Jefferson, Dar Dash, Richard Cabral, Emma Rigby, Eben Young, Richard Brake, Barbara Durkin, Velibor Topic, Alexander Biggie, Pablo Paredes, Cavassa Ventura, Frank Spano, Alejandro Marzal, Fernando Cayo, Natalie Dormer, Carlos Julio Molina, Donna Air, Marco Tulio Luna, Lidia Cardona, Roger Dalmases, Julien Vialon, , Rubi Ali, Vic Blickem, Bern Collaco, Eva Dagoo, Kolya Dam De Nogales, Robert Dukes, Mark Haldor, John Hugill, John Leguizamo, Chris Marchant, Asunción Marhuenda Rubira, Arthur Max, Provence Maydew, Cesar Miramontes, William Henry Mulvihill, Alan D. Purwin, Natalie Rachel, Jurgen Schwarz, Josh Spear, Alex Spijksma, Pablo Verdejo, Josh Wichard
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  • “- Westray: I'm perfectly willing to believe you had nothing to do with this but I'm not the party you have to convince.
    - Counselor: Convince of what, for Christ sake?
    - Westray: That this is some sort of coincidence. Because they don't really believe in coincidences. They've heard of them. They've just never seen one.”

    Brad Pitt - Westray
    Michael Fassbender - Counselor
  • “The world in which you seek to undo the mistakes that you made is different from the world where the mistakes were made. You are now at the crossing. And you want to choose, but there is no choosing there. There's only accepting. The choosing was done a long time ago...”
    Rubén Blades - Jefe
    [Tag:mistake, regret]
  • “You are the world you have created. And when you cease to exist, this world that you have created will also cease to exist. But for those with the understanding that they're living the last days of the world, death acquires a different meaning. The extinction of all reality is a concept no resignation can encompass. And then, all the grand...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Rubén Blades - Jefe
  • “To partake of the stone's endless destiny, is that not the meaning of adornment? To enhance the beauty of the beloved is to acknowledge both her frailty and the nobility of that frailty. At our noblest, we announce to the darkness that we will not be diminished by the brevity of our lives.”
    Bruno Ganz - Diamond Dealer
    [Tag:jewels, life]
  • “- Counselor: I want her to have something that she would not be uncomfortable wearing. I don't want to give her a diamond so big she'd be afraid to wear it.
    - Diamond Dealer: She is probably more courageous than you imagine.”

    Michael Fassbender - Counselor
    Bruno Ganz - Diamond Dealer
    [Tag:courage, jewels, women]
  • “- Malkina: To see quarry, killed with elegance, it's just moving to me.
    - Banker: Is it sexual?
    - Malkina: Yes, of course. A thing like that is always sexual. The hunter has grace, beauty, and purity of heart to be found nowhere else. You can make no distinction between what they are and what they do. And what they do is kill. We, of course, are...” (continue)
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    Cameron Diaz - Malkina
    Goran Visnjic - Banker
  • “Life is being in bed with you. Everything else is just waiting.”
    Michael Fassbender - Counselor
    [Tag:life, sex]
  • “- Malkina: Greed really takes you to the edge, doesn't it?
    - Reiner: That's not what greed does. That's what greed is.”

    Cameron Diaz - Malkina
    Javier Bardem - Reiner
  • Actions create consequences which produce new worlds, and they're all different.”
    Rubén Blades - Jefe
  • “Where women are concerned, they've got their own agenda. I always liked smart women, but it's been an expensive hobby.”
    Javier Bardem - Reiner
  • “- Reiner: Are you really that cold?
    - Malkina: The truth has no temperature.”

    Javier Bardem - Reiner
    Cameron Diaz - Malkina
    [Tag:cynicism, truth]
  • “Machado would have traded every word, every poem, every verse he ever wrote for one more hour with his beloved. And that is because when it comes to grief, the normal rules of exchange do not apply, because grief transcends value. A man would give entire nations to lift grief off his heart. And yet, you cannot buy anything with grief, because...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Rubén Blades - Jefe
    [Tag:grief, loss]
  • “Men are attracted to flawed women too of course, but their illusion is that they can fix them. They just want to be entertained. The truth about women is that you can do anything to them except bore them.”
    Javier Bardem - Reiner
    [Tag:boredom, men, women]
  • “Reflective men often find themselves at a place removed from the realities of life. In any case, we should all prepare a place where we can accommodate all the tragedies that sooner or later will come to our lives. But this is an economy few people care to practice.”
    Rubén Blades - Jefe