Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket quotes

29 total quotes (ID: 92)

Anthony
Dignan
Future Man


Shh, wait for my instructions. When we go through the next gate, you'll have thirty seconds to take out the tower guard. Thirty seconds. Have the car running at the northwest checkpoint. Bob and I are gonna scale the barricade, and then we're gonna tunnel through to no-mans-land. And Bob, remember, shield me from the bullets, they won't shoot civilians! Are you ready? Let's go! Let's go! Now! Now! Now! (smiling) Isn't it funny how you used to be in the nut house and now I'm in jail?


One morning, over at Elizabeth's beach house, she asked me if I'd rather go water-skiing or lay out. And I realized that not only did I not want to answer that question, but I never wanted to answer another water-sports question, or see any of these people again for the rest of my life.

He looks like a little banana. Where are you from pal?

Bob: Wha - why is there tape on your nose?
Dignan: Exactly!

Kumar: Man, I blew it. I blew it, man!
Anthony: Kumar, what were you doing in the freezer?
Kumar: I don't know, man; I lose my touch, man!
Dignan: Did you even have a touch to lose, man?

Dignan: Bob Mapplethorpe, potential get-away driver: go!
Bob: Well, I think there's a real air of mystery about me.
Dignan: Don't complicate it. Your number one strength is you have a car you can provide. Sell yourself! Start over. Ready, go!
Bob: Okay, alright. I'm a risk taker! I'm growin' an entire crop of marijuana plants in my parents back yard! I think that shows...
Dignan: Wait, you're growing an entire crop of marijuana in your back yard?
Bob: Dignan, look. I'm just not very good at this selling-yourself stuff, okay? So, I'm just gonna tell you the truth. I really wanna be a part of this team. And I'm the only one with a car.
Dignan: That's good. That's good. 'Cause that hits me right here.

Anthony: So, did you enjoy your first visit to the nut house?
Dignan: Hey, hey, shh, shh, shh. Come on. Be sensitive to the fact that other people are not comfortable talking about emotional disturbances. Um, you know, I am, I'm fine with that, but... other people.

Guy in bathroom: Hey, you're in the Army, yes?
Dignan: No, I just have short hair.

Anthony: You told, you told your friend Bernice I'm some kind of jet pilot?
Grace: What was I supposed to say, they stuck you in an insane asylum?
Anthony: It wasn't an insane asylum, Grace. I explained to you back then that it was for exhaustion.
Grace: Exhaustion?
Anthony: Yes, exhaustion.
Grace: You haven't worked a day in your life. How could you be exhausted?

Anthony: Which part of Mexico are you from?
Inez: Paraguay

Abe Henry: I don't mean to offend you, Bob. But your brother's a ****. Does that offend you?
Bob: No, that didn't offend me.
Abe Henry: Good.

Dignan: Why are you here right now? You're always at lunch at this time!
Workers: Not always.
Dignan: Yes! Always!

Future Man: What the hell are you wearing?
Dignan: It's a jump suit.
Future Man: Clay look at this guy...
Clay: He looks like a rodeo clown...
Future Man: He looks like a little banana. Where are you from anyway, man?
Dignan: I'm from around here.
Future Man: This guy used to mow our lawn.
Clay: No shit.
Future Man: Yeah he was great, clipping the hedges, sweeping up, mowing the lawn. What was the name of your little lawn mowing company?
Dignan: The Lawn Wranglers.
Future Man: (laughing) Let's go. Keep up the mowing, Kimosabe.

Dignan: Fact: I learned more in the two months I spent with Mr. Henry and his crew than I learned in 15 years of academic study. Fact: I can guarantee you after Mr. Henry sees us pull this job, he's going to take a personal interest in our future. Fact: Mr. Henry drives a Jaguar...
Anthony: Fact: The picture's not doing it for me right now, Dignan.
Dignan: Well, does the fact that I'm trying to do it, do it for you?