“The Replacements” quotes(2000)
Plot – In 1987 football players go on strike because their demands are not accepted and they plan therefore to block the matches' schedule. To avoid the interruption, the National Football League hires semi-professionals players. In this way Edward, the owner of the Washington 'Sentinels', calls Jimmy McGinty, a retired coach, asking him to train the team as he can. Jimmy calls Shane Black, a retired quarterback, to help him fulfill his duty and his training will be a success.
All actors – Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Orlando Jones, Faizon Love, Michael Taliferro, Ace Yonamine, Troy Winbush, David Denman, Jon Favreau, Michael Jace, Rhys Ifans, Gailard Sartain, Art LaFleur, Brett Cullen, Archie L. Harris Jr., Evan Parke, John Madden, Pat Summerall, Jack Warden, Al Brown, Richard Pilcher, Robyn Peterson, Keith David, Gregory L. Williams, Kevin Reid, William J. McKeon III, Cliff McMullen, Zachary I. Young, Kenward Lee, Sarah Ann Morris, Caroline Keenan, Elisa Jacobs, Stella Choe, John Clark, Justin Riemer, Tyrone Roy, Eric Miller, Todd Champagne, Kel Waltrin, Michael Brinkman, Pete Ohnegian, Jesper Inglis, Mark Robert Ellis, Dylan Sellers, Stephen F. Schmidt, Todd Eric Yeaman, Marty Wright, Jon Garcia, Tom Barry, Rhonda Overby, Ol' Dirty Bastard, James Black, Jon K. Farless, Jamie Vane, Edward M. Beckford Jr., E. Dawn Samuel, Craig Sechler, Robert Vique, Doug Olear, Paul Morella, Bobby DeAngelo, Seymour Horowitz, Robert Shepherd, David Cureton, Thomas Korzeniowski, Greg Goossen, Christian Lyon, Marc C. Geschwind, Michelle Johnston, Elliot Balis, Laura L. Cottrel, Amber Dulski, Tim Estep, Levis Francis, Mieko Hillman, Milinda A. Jefferson, Renee Latimore, Ken Martin, Melissa Mustotto, Emily Merryn, Chris Stabile, Stephanie Sutch, Justin L. Wilson, Seanna Zimmerman, Nicole Schiro, Marcia Dor, Heather Pederson, Michelle Courtney, Gemma Baker, Andrea Graham, Leni Greenblatt, Andrea Barnes, Carol Caesar, Michelle Pinkham, Mia Reeves, Margie Tompros, Royan Miller, Maria Berman, Jaya Kamal, Leanna Foglia, Russell Marcum, Mary Ann Walsh, Andrea R. Baker, Sherry Billings, Lisa Danielle, Roger Herrera, Carolina Hoyos, Rana Morrison, Debbie Tsamoudakis, Michael Alban, Markus Alexander, Chris Ashworth, Joanna Becker, Michael Blumenstock, Erin Leigh Bushko, Robert Randolph Caton, Paul M. Clary, Greg Cool, John Cramer, Monet Cunningham, Dustin Dennard, Jeff Dignan, A.J. DiSpirito, Brian Dragonuk, Monique Dupree, Pamela Fischer, Mimi Fletcher, Dan Franko, Joe Gaines, Nasi Glekas, Allan Graf, John Hagy, Matt Hobbie, Angelica Huesca, Pete Karas, Jacqui Karpel, Julian Kelly, Big Ben Kennedy, Jennifer Kersey, Alex Kozushin, Danny Lanham, Mark Lassise, Bruce Lindsay, Meagan Lopez, Julie Mabry, Paul Majors, Vance Mulholland, Pearl Myers, John G. Pavelec, George Peroulas, Orlando Williams-De La Rosa, Saint, Danny Scalf, Ryan Slattery, Dustin Smither, David J. Smolar, Al Sotto, Lester Speight, Philip Stamper, LeRoy Taylor, Richard Tovish, Towanda Underdue, Will Vought, Anthony Wanzer, Andrew Weidig, Delaney Williams, Michael Anthony Williams, Ron A. Williamsshow all
“The Replacements” Quotes 13 quotes
“- Shane Falco: Why me?
- Jimmy McGinty: I look at you and I see two men: the man you are, and the man you ought to be. Someday those two will meet. Should make for a hell of a football player.”
“The truth is, you guys have been given something that every athlete dreams of: a second chance. And you're afraid of blowing it. We all are. But now our fear is shared, and we can overcome it together.”
“- Edward O'Neil: Give me a cigarette.
- Jimmy McGinty: I quit.
- Edward O'Neil: Nobody likes a quitter, Jimmy.”
“- Shane Falco: You, ah, wanna come on board for a beer?
- Annabelle Farrell: Nothing personal, Shane, but I don't date football players.
- Shane Falco: I don't blame you. Not even quaterbacks?
- Annabelle Farrell: Especially not quarterbacks. You guys are the biggest babies of all.”
“- John Madden: I love to see a fat guy score.
- Pat Summerall: Why?
- John Madden: Because first you get a fat guy spike, then you get the fat guy dance.”
“- Jimmy McGinty: You know what seperates the winners from the losers?
- Shane Falco: The score.
- Jimmy McGinty: No, getting back on the horse after getting kicked in the teeth.”
“There is no tomorrow for you, and that makes you all very dangerous people!”
“They all played football somewhere, not all of them in the pros, but they all have something unique to bring to the game. We're going to try to get these people together and try to put together a winning team. If nothing else, they should be fun to watch.”