“The Glitter Dome” quotes

(1984)
Movie The Glitter Dome
Title The Glitter Dome
Year 1984
Director Stuart Margolin
Genre Crime, Drama
All actors – James Garner, Margot Kidder, John Lithgow, John Marley, Stuart Margolin, Paul Koslo, Colleen Dewhurst, Alex Diakun, Billy Kerr, William S. Taylor, Dusty Morean, Christianne Hirt
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  • “- Willie: I'm not the girl you met at the party. I'm really not.
    - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey: I didn't bring any handcuffs.”

    Margot Kidder - Willie
    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
    [Tag:meeting]
  • “I hang out in this bar with all the other Hollywood cops. Okay, so the Glitter Dome isn't a bar; it's a pig pen. And Hollywood isn't a city; it's a land filled with broken dreams. Nothing is what it seems.”
    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
  • “- Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey: Now, Marty - he's a religious guy. It doesn't seem to help him much. We see things sometimes, cops; that other people don't see. It leaves stains.
    - Willie: When you're investigating and collecting clues?
    - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey: We don't collect clues - we collect garbage and pray somebody confesses. That's...” (continue)
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    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
    Margot Kidder - Willie
  • “The eleven o'clock news shows you a body being wrapped in a white sheet. Somebody's gotta do the wrapping - some night's that's me.”
    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
    [Tag:job]
  • “Oh, I'm blindfolded! And I'm handcuffed! Oh, I'm helpless you filthy gorilla. I can't stop you! I can only beg with you and... plead and plead. Don't rape me! Oh, don't rape me you raping bastard!”

    Margot Kidder - Willie
    [Tag:police, rape]
  • You know, they asked me on a talk show once... why I thought drugs were so prevalent in Hollywood, and I answered, "Because it's the material we have to do". It got a big laugh, but I'm half convinced it's true.
    Margot Kidder - Willie
    [Tag:drugs, hollywood]
  • “- Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey: Hollywood is an evil mother-grabber.
    - Sgt. Martin 'Marty' Wellborn: Hollywood is no more evil than Hannibal, Missouri.”

    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
    John Lithgow - Sgt. Martin 'Marty' Wellborn
    [Tag:evil, hollywood]
  • “- Sgt. Martin 'Marty' Wellborn: Am I a man dreaming I'm a butterfly or a butterfly dreaming I'm a man?
    - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey: You're a freaking idiot! That's what you are.”

    John Lithgow - Sgt. Martin 'Marty' Wellborn
    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
    [Tag:dreams, stupidity]
  • “- Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey: Does the hero solve the crime and get the girl in the end?
    - Willie: How'd you know?
    - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey: That's Hollywood.”

    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
    Margot Kidder - Willie
    [Tag:heroes, hollywood]
  • “- Amazing Grace: Takes a stiff rod to catch the big fish.
    - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey: Oh, I know.”

    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
    [Tag:ambition, fishing]
  • “You think this is a cop story; it's not. It's a story about survival - mine.”
    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
    [Tag:police, survival]
  • “Halloween in Hollywood is redundant.”
    James Garner - Sgt. Aloysius 'Al' Mackey
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