“True Confessions” quotes(1981)
Plot – The movie tells about two brothers, Tom and Desmond Spellacy, and is set in Hollywood after World War II. Desmond is an ambitious Monsignor, a winner, a man who loves power and knows how to use it. Tom is a tough and ruthless policeman, who collects bribes from a brothel and is friend of the madam but who does not hesitate to put her in prison to save himself. Tom is assigned to investigate the tragic death of the prostitute Loris, murdered and cut in two, and it is he who has to tell his Monsignor brother that the main suspects are his friends.
All actors – Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Charles Durning, Kenneth McMillan, Ed Flanders, Cyril Cusack, Burgess Meredith, Rose Gregorio, Dan Hedaya, Gwen Van Dam, Thomas Hill, Jeanette Nolan, Jorge Cervera Jr., Susan Myers, Louisa Moritz, Darwyn Carson, Pat Corley, Matthew Faison, Richard Foronjy, Joseph G. Medalis, James Hong, Ron Ryan, Louis Basile, Louise Lewis, Margery Nelson, Fredric Cook, Kirk Brennan, Fred Dennis, Shelly Batt, Mary Munday, Colin Hamilton, Missy Cleveland, Pierrino Mascarino, Michael Callahan Sr., Hary Pavelis, Luisa Leschin, Robert Arthur, Bill Furnell, Sig Frohlich, Steve Arvin, Paul Valentine, Stephen Powers, Joseph H. Choi, Sharon Miller, Kevin Breslin, Jeff Howard, Harry Duncan, Randy Gitsch, Henry Goldschershow all
“True Confessions” Quotes 11 quotes
“Cut the crap. I don't have all day. It's been 20 years since my last confession. I had a lot of things to do.”
“- Father Des Spellacy: He might have been there on a pastoral call.
- Det. Tom Spellacy: When was the last time you hung your pants over the side of the bed while making a house call?
- Father Des Spellacy: I admit, that's not the way they teach you at the seminary.”
“- Howard Terke: How about it, Tom? Can you get your brother the monsignor to say a mass for this cunt? It'll make the front page.
- Det. Tom Spellacy: Howard, we don't even know yet whether or not she was a Catholic cunt.”
“The one thing the old man never missed was a wake. Good booze and plenty of it!”
“You knew that whore and you didn't tell anyone. You're a priest, a priest. How's that going to look in the papers.”
“Nothing like a stiff to make me crave Chinese food!”
“- Det. Tom Spellacy: Msgr. Spellacy's table, please.
- Headwaiter: I thought that Msgr. Spellacy would be dining with Mr. Amsterdam.
- Det. Tom Spellacy: Well, you thought wrong, fuckhead.”
“Have you ever noticed when you get old, your feet swell up.”
“Heart attack while he was committing a mortal sin!”