“Top Secret!” quotes

Movie Top Secret!
David Zucker directed this movie in 1984
Title Top Secret!
Year 1984
Directors Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
Genre Comedy
Plot – An American rock musician, Nick Rivers, is invited for a tour in East Germany. There he meets by chance the daughter of Professor Flammond, Hillary, who tries to release his father imprisoned in a German castle with some members of the French Resistance. Nick is so involved in a spy plot full of twists, double crosses and betrayals.
All actors – Val Kilmer, Lucy Gutteridge, Peter Cushing, Jeremy Kemp, Christopher Villiers, Warren Clarke, Michael Gough, Harry Ditson, Jim Carter, Eddie Tagoe, Omar Sharif, Tristram Jellinek, Billy J. Mitchell, Major Wiley, Gertan Klauber, Richard Mayes, Vyvyan Lorrayne, Nancy Abrahams, Ian McNeice, John Sharp, Michael Burlington, Marcus Powell, Louise Yaffe, Charlotte Zucker, Susan Breslau, Helen Kahan, Burton Zucker, Richard Pescud, John J. Carney, O.T., Russell Sommers, Sara Montague, Gerry Paris, David Adams, Geoff Wayne, Steve Ubels, Chas Bryer, Mac McDonald, Mandy Nunn, Lee Sheward, Janos Kurucz, Sydney Arnold, Dimitri Andreas, Michelle Martin, Nicola Wright, Lisa Gruenberg, Daisy, Andrew Hawkins, Richard Bonehill, Jim Abrahams, Jack Cooper, Harry Fielder, Derek Lyons, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
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  • “- Nick Rivers: Listen to me, Hillary. I'm not the first guy who fell in love with a woman that he met at a restaurant who turned out to be the daughter of a kidnapped scientist, only to lose her to her childhood lover who she last saw on a deserted island, who then turned out fifteen years later to be the leader of the French underground.
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    Val Kilmer - Nick Rivers
    Lucy Gutteridge - Hillary Flammond
  • “- Du Quois: This is Chevalier, Montage, Detente, Avant Garde, and Deja Vu.
    - Deja Vu: Haven't we met before monsieur?
    - Nick Rivers: I don't think so.”

    Harry Ditson - Du Quois
    Jim Carter - Déjà Vu
  • “Hail, hail East Germany, Land of fruit and grape, Land where you'll regret, if you try to escape, no matter if you tunnel under or take a running jump at the wall, forget it, the guards will kill you, if the electrified fence doesn't first.”
  • “Life is filled with it's little miseries, each of us in his own way must learn to deal with adversity in a mature and adult fashion.”

    Jim Carter - Déjà Vu
  • “- Hillary Flammond: My uncle was born in America.
    - Nick Rivers: Oh, really?
    - Hillary Flammond: But he was one of the lucky ones. He managed to escape in a balloon during the Jimmy Carter presidency.”

    Lucy Gutteridge - Hillary Flammond
    Val Kilmer - Nick Rivers
  • - Nick Rivers: Martin, I've been practicing. How this? “Ist Ihr Tochter achtzehn, bitte?”.
    - Martin: What does that mean?
    - Nick Rivers: Is your daughter eighteen?

    Val Kilmer - Nick Rivers
    Billy J. Mitchell - Martin
  • “Things change, people change, hairstyles change, interest rates fluctuate.”
    Lucy Gutteridge - Hillary Flammond
    [Tag:changing, hair, people]
  • - Nick Rivers: Hillary. That's an unusual name.
    - Hillary Flammond: It's a German name. It means “she whose bosoms defy gravity”.
    - Nick Rivers: I'm pleased to meet you. My name's Nick.
    - Hillary Flammond: Nick? What does that mean?
    - Nick Rivers: Oh, nothing. My dad thought of it while he was shaving.

    Val Kilmer - Nick Rivers
    Lucy Gutteridge - Hillary Flammond
    [Tag:gravity, name]
  • “I know a little German. He's sitting over there.”
    Lucy Gutteridge - Hillary Flammond
  • “- Agent Cedric: Know any good white basketball players?
    - Blind Souvenir Vendor: There are no good white basketball players.”

    Omar Sharif - Agent Cedric
    Ian McNeice - Blind Souvenir Vendor
    [Tag:ability, sport]