“The Milagro Beanfield War” quotes(1988)
Plot – Milagro is a small town in New Mexico mainly inhabited by Chicanos, Mexican immigrants. Ladd Devine, a wealthy American tycoon, wants to build there a big residential complex, so all the citizens have to go away. Joe Mondragon is a poor peasant with a large family to support and refuses to abandon his fields. Other farmers stand on his side. During a shootout he accidentally hurts a man, so Devine has now finally an excuse to expel him.
All actors – Rubén Blades, Richard Bradford, Sonia Braga, Julie Carmen, James Gammon, Melanie Griffith, John Heard, Carlos Riquelme, Daniel Stern, Chick Vennera, Christopher Walken, Freddy Fendershow all
“The Milagro Beanfield War” Quotes 7 quotes
“I don't do things. I give advice.”
“I'll hit you so hard they'll arrest you in El Paso for speeding.”
“What good is a hometown if everyone you know is gone?”
“- Joe Mondragon: You beat Luis Armijo by two votes.
- Sheriff Bernabe Montoya: That's because Domingo and Gusdorf were out of town.
- Joe Mondragon: So, you would have won by four.
- Sheriff Bernabe Montoya: Hell no man, those guys vote six, seven times apiece.”
“Why is it every time we're mad at one of them, we end up hurting one of us?”
“Nobody would do anything if they knew what they were in for.”