“The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle” quotes

Movie The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle
Title The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle
Year 1980
Director Julien Temple
Genre Comedy, Musical, Music
Interpreted by
All actors – Malcolm McLaren, Steve Jones, Paul Cook, Sid Vicious, John Lydon, Ronald Biggs, Liz Fraser, Jess Conrad, Mary Millington, James Aubrey, Julian Holloway, Johnny Shannon
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  • “- The Crook: I was only in it for the birds after the show.
    - Woman with ants on face: You, Steve Jones, are nothing but a walking dildo doing a good plumbing job. You'd swim through a river of snot, wade nostril deep through a mile of vomit, as long as you thought there was a sexy cunt at the end of it - and those cunts!”

    Steve Jones - The Crook
    Jean Warren - Woman with ants on face
    [Tag:genitalia, insult, sex]
  • “Helen, never trust a hippie.”
    Malcolm McLaren - The Embezzler
    [Tag:advice, trust]
  • “Lesson seven: cultivate hatred; it is your greatest asset. Here at home, create a tour that no one can turn up to. Throw the groups name away, and leave a question mark in its place. Create confusion. The Sex Pistols made sure that they failed to turn up at certain venues. Reading false rumours wherever they could.”
    Malcolm McLaren - The Embezzler
  • “We're better than anyone, aren't we? Except for The Eagles; The Eagles are better than us.”

    Sid Vicious - The Gimmick
    [Tag:music, musicians]
  • “With the line-up complete, we immediately set about to putting our plan into effect: to swindle ours way to the top of the rock and roll industry. It was a plan that within 2 years was bring us close on a million pounds, and a household name as the most notorious, filthy, disgusting, dirtiest rock and roll band in your bloody world.”
    Malcolm McLaren - The Embezzler
    [Tag:fame, music]