“Tombstone” quotes

(1993)
Plot – Wyatt Earp, the famous marshal of Dodge City, decides to get into business with his two brothers, Virgil and Morgan in Tombstone town. At their arrival they are welcomed by anarchy. A gang of outlaws, the Cowboys, have imposed their own law. Wyatt’s friend Doc Holliday, a poker pro and one of the fastest guns in the West, comes to town. He suffers from tuberculosis and wants to burn his life out in excesses, with the complicity of the adventuress Kate. Wyatt takes over a share in a saloon and tries to save his marriage. But he meets a young actress and starts a romantic relation. Firmly determined not to use violence, the Earp brothers can’t hold back when the old sherif is killed. The Cowboys leaders are waiting for them at the O.K. Corral. The Cowboys are temporary defeated thanks to Doc Holliday’s unbiased support, but vengeance is soon to arrive. Morgan and Virgil are sucker-punched. They decide to leave Tombstone, but Wyatt remains and becomes the new sherif, bringing back justness.
All actors – Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Michael Biehn, Charlton Heston, Jason Priestley, Jon Tenney, Stephen Lang, Thomas Haden Church, Dana Delany, Paula Malcomson, Lisa Collins, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Joanna Pacula, Michael Rooker, Harry Carey Jr., Billy Bob Thornton, Tomas Arana, Pat Brady, Paul Ben-Victor, John Philbin, Robert John Burke, Billy Zane, Wyatt Earp, John Corbett, Bo Greigh, Forrie J. Smith, Peter Sherayko, Buck Taylor, Terry O'Quinn, Charles Schneider, Gary Clarke, Billy Joe Patton, Frank Stallone, Bobby Joe McFadden, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Michael N. Garcia, Grant Wheeler, Jim Dunham, Stephen C. Foster, Grant James, Don Collier, Cecil Hoffman, Charlie Ward, Clark A. Ray, Christopher Mitchum, Sanford Gibbons, Evan Osborne, Shane McCabe, Robert Mitchum, Anthony Auriemma, Michelle Beauchamp, Frank P. Costanza, Sam Dolan, Jim Flowers, Cindy Hundt, Cynthia Shope, J. Nathan Simmons, Christopher Shawn Swinney, George Swinney, Thadd Turner, Jerry Whittington, Michael Wise
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  • Look at all the stars. You look up and you think, "God made all this and He remembered to make a little speck like me". It's kind of flattering, really.
    Bill Paxton - Morgan Earp
    [Tag:flattery, god, stars]
  • “- Florentino: He talkin' loco... crazy... somethin' about a sick horse comin' to get us.
    - Johnny Ringo: That's not what he said, you ignorant wretch. Your Spanish is worse than your English.”

    Paul Ben-Victor - Florentino
    Michael Biehn - Johnny Ringo
  • “- Morgan Earp: It said that a lot of people, when they die, they see this light. Like in a tunnel. They say it's the light leadin' you to heaven.
    - Wyatt Earp: Really? Well, what about hell? They got a sign there or what?”

    Bill Paxton - Morgan Earp
    Kurt Russell - Wyatt Earp
    [Tag:death, heaven, hell]
  • “- Wyatt Earp: Well, I'll be damned.
    - Doc Holliday: You may indeed, if you get lucky.”

    Kurt Russell - Wyatt Earp
    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    [Tag:desire, sex, theater]
  • “- Sherman McMasters: If they were my brothers, I'd want revenge, too.
    - Doc Holliday: Oh, make no mistake. It's not revenge he's after. It's a reckoning.”

    Michael Rooker - Sherman McMasters
    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    [Tag:revenge]
  • “- Wyatt Earp: What makes a man like Ringo, Doc? What makes him do the things he does?
    - Doc Holliday: A man like Ringo has got a great big hole, right in the middle of him. He can never kill enough, or steal enough, or inflict enough pain to ever fill it.
    - Wyatt Earp: What does he need?
    - Doc Holliday: Revenge.
    - Wyatt Earp: For what?
    - Doc...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Kurt Russell - Wyatt Earp
    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    [Tag:crime, revenge]
  • “From now on I see a red sash, I kill the man wearing it. So run you cur. And tell the other curs the law is coming. You tell 'em I'm coming! And Hell's coming with me you hear! Hell's coming with me!”

    Kurt Russell - Wyatt Earp
    [Tag:clothes, hell, killing]
  • “- Curly Bill Brocius: You know what I'd do? I'd take that deal 'n' crawfish, then drill that ol' Devil in the ass. What about you Juanito, what would you do?
    - Johnny Ringo: I already did it.”

    Powers Boothe - Curly Bill Brocius
    Michael Biehn - Johnny Ringo
    [Tag:killing]
  • - Curly Bill Brocius: Hey Johnny, what did that Mexican mean by "a sick horse is going to get us"?
    - Johnny Ringo: He was quoting the Bible, Revelations. "Behold the pale horse". The man who "sat on him was Death... and Hell followed with him".

    Powers Boothe - Curly Bill Brocius
    Michael Biehn - Johnny Ringo
    [Tag:bible, death, prophecy]
  • “Well, I'll be damned. Oh, this is funny.”

    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    [Tag:death]
  • “Remember what I said about people seein' a bright light before they die? It ain't true. I can't see a damn thing.”

    Bill Paxton - Morgan Earp
    [Tag:death, heaven, light]
  • “- Marshal Fred White: Come on boys. We don't want any trouble in here. Not in any language.
    - Doc Holliday: Evidently Mr. Ringo's an educated man. Now I really hate him.”

    Harry Carey Jr. - Marshal Fred White
    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
  • “- Frank Stillwell: That's Virgil there with the women.
    - Ike Clanton: He's mine, understand?
    - Frank Stillwell: Hey Mattie! Where's Wyatt?
    - Wyatt Earp: Right behind you, Stillwell.
    [Shoots Frank Stillwell as he turns around]”

    Tomas Arana - Frank Stillwell
    Stephen Lang - Ike Clanton
    [Tag:killing]
  • - Johnny Ringo: My fight's not with you, Holliday.
    - Doc Holliday: I beg to differ, sir. We started a game we never got to finish. "Play for Blood", remember?
    - Johnny Ringo: Oh that. I was just foolin' about.
    - Doc Holliday: I wasn't.

    Michael Biehn - Johnny Ringo
    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    [Tag:fighting, game]
  • “- Ike Clanton: What is that now? Twelve hands in a row? Holliday, son of a bitch, nobody's that lucky.
    - Doc Holliday: Why Ike, whatever do you mean? Maybe poker's just not your game Ike. I know! Let's have a spelling contest!”

    Stephen Lang - Ike Clanton
    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    [Tag:cards, game, luck]
  • “I have nothing left, nothing to give you, I have no pride, no dignity, no money, I don't even know how we'll make a living, but I promise I'll love you the rest of your life.”

    Kurt Russell - Wyatt Earp
    [Tag:love, promises]
  • “- Doc Holliday: What did you ever want?
    - Wyatt Earp: Just to live a normal life.
    - Doc Holliday: There's no normal life, Wyatt, it's just life. Get on with it.”

    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    Kurt Russell - Wyatt Earp
    [Tag:life]
  • “- Wyatt Earp: How many cards do you want?
    - Doc Holliday: I don't want to play any more.
    - Wyatt Earp: How many?
    - Doc Holliday: Damn it, you're the most fallible, stubborn, self-deluded, bullheaded man I've ever known in my entire life.
    - Wyatt Earp: I call.
    [looks at Doc Holliday's cards]
    - Wyatt Earp: You win.
    - Doc Holliday: You're the only...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Kurt Russell - Wyatt Earp
    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    [Tag:cards, hope, winning]
  • “- Frank McLaury: I've got you now... you son of a bitch!
    - Doc Holliday: [holds up arms] You're a daisy if you do!”

    Robert John Burke - Frank McLaury
    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    [Tag:killing, wound]
  • “Why Ed does this mean we're not friends anymore? You know Ed, if I thought you weren't my friend... I just don't think I could bear it!”

    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
  • “You're no daisy! You're no daisy at all. Poor soul, you were just too high strung.”

    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
    [Tag:killing]
  • “- Kate: I don't understand. I'm your woman, you get killed, where's it leave me?
    - Doc Holliday: Without a meal ticket I suppose.
    - Kate: ... You bastard.
    - Doc Holliday: I'm leaving now darling.
    - Kate: You bastard!
    - Doc Holliday: Have you no kind word to say to me before I ride away?
    [Kate turns around and says nothing]
    - Doc Holliday: I...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Joanna Pacula - Kate
    Val Kilmer - Doc Holliday
  • “- Wyatt Earp: Go ahead, skin it! Skin that smokewagon and see what happens...
    - Johnny Tyler: M-mister, I'm gettin' tired of your...
    - Wyatt Earp: [slaps Tyler across the face, unafraid] I'm gettin' tired of all your gas, now jerk that pistol and go to work!
    - Wyatt Earp: [slaps him harder, now completely steely-eyed] I said throw down, boy!”

    Kurt Russell - Wyatt Earp
    Billy Bob Thornton - Johnny Tyler
  • “You die first, get it? Your friends might get me in a rush, but not before I make your head into a canoe, you understand me?”
    Kurt Russell - Wyatt Earp
    [Tag:head, killing]
  • “- Mexican Groom: You go hell!
    - Curly Bill Brocius: You first.
    [shoots]”

    Powers Boothe - Curly Bill Brocius
    [Tag:killing]
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