“Victory” quotes

(1981)
Movie Victory
John Huston directed this movie in 1981
Title Victory
Year 1981
Director John Huston
Genre Drama, Sport, War, Action
Plot – In a German concentration camp, Nazi officer Von Steiner recognizes Colby, a famous British soccer player. Von Steiner is fond of soccer and has never seen the German national team win over the British one, so he proposes to play a match in Paris. The prisoners train but they also organize their escape.
All actors – Sylvester Stallone, Michael Caine, Pelé, Bobby Moore, Osvaldo Ardiles, Paul Van Himst, Kazimierz Deyna, Hallvar Thoresen, Mike Summerbee, Co Prins, Russell Osman, John Wark, Søren Lindsted, Kevin O'Callaghan, Max von Sydow, Gary Waldhorn, George Mikell, Laurie Sivell, Arthur Brauss, Robin Turner, Michael Wolf, Jürgen Andersen, David Shawyer, Werner Roth, Amidou, Benoît Ferreux, Jean-François Stévenin, Jack Lenoir, Zoltán Gera, Carole Laure, Tim Pigott-Smith, Julian Curry, Clive Merrison, Maurice Roëves, Michael Cochrane, Jack Kendrick, Daniel Massey, Anton Diffring, Gunter Wolbert, Eolo Capacci, Michel Dhrey, Laszlo Klima, Ákos Moskovits
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  • “- Captain Robert Hatch - The Players: U.S.A.: Where do I stand for a corner kick?
    - Capt. John Colby - The Players: England: At the far post, facing the ball.
    - Captain Robert Hatch - The Players: U.S.A.: Thanks. For a while there I thought you were keeping it a secret.”

    Sylvester Stallone - Captain Robert Hatch - The Players: U.S.A.
    Sir Michael Caine - Capt. John Colby - The Players: England
    [Tag:secrets, soccer, sport]
  • “How do I feel? I feel responsible. Hopeful. When I get word that someone I sheltered is safe, then I'm happy. I can forget them. But when I hear that they've been caught or killed, then I remember everything. I remember their face, their voices, what they said about their parents, their child, their pets, and I mourn for them. I don't want to...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Carole Laure - Renee - The French
  • “You are a naivefool, Colby. Insisting on great players? Von Steiner has sent you five skeletons. Guarantees that you'll turn up in Paris for his propaganda victory.”

    Daniel Massey - Colonel Waldron - The English
    [Tag:prison, victory]
  • “- Lang - The Germans: Will we win?
    - Major Karl Von Steiner - The Germans: We should. We are very strong, but... players can get injured. The referee can make mistakes.
    - Lang - The Germans: This referee is very good. He will make no mistakes.
    - Major Karl Von Steiner - The Germans: We can't do that. I have given my word.
    - Lang - The Germans:...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Michael Wolf - Lang - The Germans
    Max von Sydow - Major Karl Von Steiner - The Germans
    [Tag:cheating, winning]
  • “- Capt. John Colby - The Players: England: The whole bloody war's a regrettable mistake.
    - Major Karl Von Steiner - The Germans: I agree.”

    Sir Michael Caine - Capt. John Colby - The Players: England
    Max von Sydow - Major Karl Von Steiner - The Germans
    [Tag:mistake, regret, war]
  • “This frigging game is ruining my life.”

    Sylvester Stallone - Captain Robert Hatch - The Players: U.S.A.
    [Tag:life, soccer, sport]
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