“The Man with One Red Shoe” quotes

Movie The Man with One Red Shoe
Title The Man with One Red Shoe
Year 1985
Director Stan Dragoti
Genre Comedy, Thriller
Plot – The head of the CIA Ross gets involved in a trap that his rival Cooper organized to make him go away. They both plan various ways to defend themselves and incriminate the otherone. After a series of misunderstandings and mischievous events, the board of enquiry absolves Ross. However the role of CIA’s head goes to Brown, Ross’ assistant who took advantage of the men’s mistakes to be successful.
All actors – Tom Hanks, Dabney Coleman, Lori Singer, Charles Durning, Carrie Fisher, Edward Herrmann, Jim Belushi, Irving Metzman, Tom Noonan, Gerrit Graham, David L. Lander, Ritch Brinkley
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  • “- Maddy: Richard, tell me. Are you an agent?
    - Richard: No! But I used to have an agent.
    - Maddy: No! No. Do you work for the government? Are you a spy?
    - Richard: No, of course not. I'm no more a spy than you're spy.
    - Maddy: Richard... I am a spy.
    - Richard: You're a spy?”

    Lori Singer - Maddy
    Tom Hanks - Richard
  • “- Paula: Remember Chicago? Fate? Kismet?
    - Richard: No, I don't remember, Paula. You got me drunk.”

    Carrie Fisher - Paula
    Tom Hanks - Richard
  • “- Ross: The man with one red shoe... what's going to happen to him?
    - Brown: He'll be just fine.
    - Ross: And the girl?
    - Brown: The deal was her testimony for her freedom. I think it was a fair exchange.
    - Ross: Well, I don't think so.
    - Brown: Well, since you're no longer director of CIA, and I am, it doesn't matter what you think.”

    Charles Durning - Ross
    Edward Herrmann - Brown
  • “- Maddy: Are you ok? You seem tense.
    - Richard: Oh, no, no, no, I'm not, I'm not tense. Well, I did pass out today... and got hit in the head by a baseball... and brushed my teeth with shampoo... then butchered Rimsky-Korsakov in front of 1,500 people, and my clothes fell apart. But I'm not tense.”

    Lori Singer - Maddy
    Tom Hanks - Richard
  • “- Brown: Wouldn't it bother you to send an innocent man to his grave?
    - Ross: Are you serious? We're talking about my career.
    - Brown: But I'm the one who picked him, sir.
    - Ross: Don't tell me you're having a guilty conscience.
    - Brown: It was his shoe. I could have picked a black man with a green raincoat. There was a Japanese guy with five...” (continue)
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    Edward Herrmann - Brown
    Charles Durning - Ross
  • “- Cooper: Hulse, I want you to put a special mike on him tonight, one that isolates everything he plays from the rest of the orchestra. Carson, you link it into the GBLX 1000 computer.
    - Maddy: The GBLX?
    - Cooper: Yeah. That thing'll break any code.
    - Maddy: But that's in control of our entire missile defense system!”

    Dabney Coleman - Cooper
    Lori Singer - Maddy
  • “- Cooper: Professor Chermenko, what about that handwriting?
    - Prof. Chermenko: Ah. Richard Drew is a complex man, filled to the breaking point with psychological conflicts. His violin is a substitute for severe anger and repression. Sexual repression.”

    Dabney Coleman - Cooper
    Jeff Ware - Prof. Chermenko
    [Tag:music, psychology, sex]