“The Long Riders” quotes

Movie The Long Riders
Title The Long Riders
Year 1980
Director Walter Hill
Genre History, Western
Plot – After the Civil War, the Younger brothers, the James brothers and the Miller brothers form a gang and organize many robberies. Agent Rixley follows them and in a fierce firefight two innocents die and the gang members separate. Rixley puts a big reward on them.
All actors – David Carradine, Keith Carradine, Robert Carradine, James Keach, Stacy Keach, Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, Kevin Brophy, Harry Carey Jr., Christopher Guest, Nicholas Guest, Shelby Leverington, Felice Orlandi, Pamela Reed, James Remar, Fran Ryan, Savannah Smith Boucher, Amy Stryker, James Whitmore Jr., John Bottoms, West Buchanan, Edward Bunker, Martina Deignan, Allan Graf, Chris Mulkey, Thomas Myers, Marlise Pierrat, Glenn Robards, Tim Rossovich, Lin Shaye, Gary Watkins, Peter Jason, Duke Stroud, Steven Chambers, William Traylor, J. Don Ferguson, Hugh McGraw, Prentiss Rowe, Stuart Mossman, Michael Lackey, Mitch Greenhill, Bill Bryson, Tom Sauber, Jimmy Medearis, Edgar McLeod, Luis Contreras, Kalen Keach, R.B. Thrift, John Carradine, Ry Cooder, George Miklos, Bill Rampley
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  • “First getting shot, then getting married - bad habits.”
    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    [Tag:death, marriage]
  • “- Jacob Rixley: The funeral will be in Chicago and the Governor will be there.
    - Mortician: Well, I'm sure it will cheer their souls just to hear you say that.”

    James Whitmore Jr. - Mr. Jacob Rixley
    John Bottoms - Mortician
    [Tag:funeral, scorn]
  • “- Engineer: Who the hell do you think you are, Jesse James?
    - Bob Younger: Hell, no! I'm Bob Younger. Jesse James rides with the Youngers. Now, stop the damn train!”

    Robert Carradine - Bob Younger
    [Tag:pride, thieves]
  • “- Jacob Rixley: What do you and your brothers think about a life sentence? I mean, you're lucky they don't allow hanging in this state. Come on, Cole, tell me what you think about this.
    - Cole Younger: Ah, hell. We played a rough game... and we lost.”

    James Whitmore Jr. - Mr. Jacob Rixley
    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    [Tag:losing, prison, risk]
  • “- Cole Younger: What does the winner get?
    - Belle Starr: Nothin' both of you ain't already had.
    - Cole Younger: Don't hardly seem worth it.
    - Belle Starr: It ain't. You're both crazy, but you do keep me amused. I am having a real good time.”

    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    Pamela Reed - Belle Shirley Starr
  • “- Frank James: Mr. Rixley?
    - Jacob Rixley: That's right.
    - Frank James: My name is Frank James. I came here to turn myself in. Here's my gun. I want something in return. I want to be able to bury my brother.
    - Jacob Rixley: Suppose I don't agree to your terms?
    - Frank James: Then I'll kill you.”

    Stacy Keach - Frank James
    James Whitmore Jr. - Mr. Jacob Rixley
  • “- Cole Younger: When this is all over, I'm goin' to write a book; make myself more famous than I already am.
    - Frank James: I trust you'll give me a copy.
    - Cole Younger: Nope. You gotta pay, Frank; you gotta pay.”

    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    Stacy Keach - Frank James
    [Tag:avarice, fame, writing]
  • “- Belle Starr: Seems like you folks are havin' a real nice party in there.
    - Cole Younger: I expect so, with free food and drink and all.
    - Belle Starr: How come I wasn't invited?
    - Cole Younger: 'Cause you're a whore, Belle.
    - Belle Starr: I might be; but at least I ain't a cheap one.”

    Pamela Reed - Belle Shirley Starr
    David Carradine - Cole Younger
  • “- Frank James: You ever been in love?
    - Clell Miller: Oh God, yes. It was terrible. An affliction. Really miserable. Nothing but trouble. Drove me crazy.
    - Frank James: That bad? Really?
    - Clell Miller: Yes. She was wonderful.”

    Stacy Keach - Frank James
    Randy Quaid - Clell Miller
  • “- Jacob Rixley: I want your sons, Mrs. Samuel.
    - Zerelda Cole Samuel: What do you want them for?
    - Jacob Rixley: For robbing banks, ma'am.”

    James Whitmore Jr. - Mr. Jacob Rixley
    Fran Ryan - Mrs. Zerelda Cole Samuel
    [Tag:crime, son]
  • “- Jacob Rixley: Mrs. James, we are going to search your house. I don't suppose it would do any good to ask nicely?
    - Zee Mimms: It won't do you any good to ask at all.
    - Jacob Rixley: You know, those men of yours are going to wind up dead or they're going to wind up worse.”

    James Whitmore Jr. - Mr. Jacob Rixley
    Savannah Smith Boucher - Zee Mimms
    [Tag:death, questions]
  • “- Cole Younger: You still chargin' $15?
    - Belle Starr: I sure am.
    - Cole Younger: Lot of money.
    - Belle Starr: Well, at the rate you're losin' you won't have to worry about it. Course you could always hold up another bank; scare some more innocent people half to death.”

    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    Pamela Reed - Belle Shirley Starr
    [Tag:crime, money]
  • “- Beth Mimms: Jim Younger, there are some things that a gentleman does not ask a lady!
    - Bob Younger: Beth, when you're old enough to call yourself a lady, I'll keep that in mind.”

    Amy Stryker - Beth Mimms
    Robert Carradine - Bob Younger
    [Tag:age, respect, women]
  • “- Jim Younger: Maybe we need to send a couple of people down there and look things over before we just ride in there.
    - Jesse James: Clell's already scouted it out. What's wrong with you, Jim? Talkin' soft is something I'd expect from Cole or Frank.
    - Cole Younger: I gave up tryin' to talk sense to you a long time ago, Jesse.”

    Keith Carradine - Jim Younger
    James Keach - Jesse James
    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    [Tag:prudence, thieves]