“The Dirty Dozen” quotes(1967)
Plot – An irritable major has to train 12 prisoners, some of them sentenced to death. Their mission is to destroy a German command by sneaking into a castle where the enemies are killing many officials. The major’s aim is not only to train the soldiers, but also to make them understand that they are a team by putting them on trial. If they fail, they will face their own sentences.
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“The Dirty Dozen” Quotes 12 quotes
“- Col. Everett Dasher Breed: Reisman! Some people may consider you a first-class officer. But as far as I'm concerned, you're a disorganized, undisciplined clown. I'm gonna' make it my business to run you out of this Army.
- Maj. Reisman: I owe you an apology, colonel. I always thought that you were a cold, unimaginative, tight-lipped officer....” (continue)(continue reading)
“I never went in for embroidery, just results.”
“- Maj. Reisman: How come you speak German?
- Joseph Wladislaw: My old man came from Silesia. He didn't speak German, he didn't dig coal. If he didn't dig coal, he didn't eat.”
“Killing generals could get to be a habit with me.”
“Feed the French and kill the Germans.”
“- Maj. Reisman: So what does that give you?
- Capt. Stuart Kinder: Doesn't give me anything. But along with these other results, it gives you just about the most twisted, anti-social bunch of psychopathic deformities I have ever run into! And the worst, the most dangerous of the bunch, is Maggott. You've got one religious maniac, one malignant...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Vernon Pinkley: [impersonating a General] Where are you from, son?
- Soldier: Madison City, Missouri, sir!
- Vernon Pinkley: Never heard of it.”
“- Maj. Reisman: Which one of you guys wants to be a general? Pinkley?
- Vernon Pinkley: What kind of general, sir?
- Maj. Reisman: Just a plain, ordinary, every day, home-lovin' American general.
- Vernon Pinkley: I'd rather be a civilian, sir.”
“- Maj. Reisman: [briefing the dozen] And kill any officer in sight.
- Victor Franko: Ours or theirs?”