Cool Runnings

Cool Runnings quotes

70 total quotes (ID: 142)

Irv Blitzer
Multiple Characters
Sanka Coffie
Yul Brenner


Derice Bannock: "Cool Runnings" means "Peace Be The Journey."


Josef Grool: Ah Blitzy, are you going to tuck them in too?

Josef Grool: Hey Blitzer, why don't you put some training wheels on that sled?

Momma Coffie: Everybody shut up, my boy's on TV!

Old Man: I'll pay a dollar to shut up!

Olympic Announcer: [on the aftermath of the first run] Well, thank goodness, for a minute there I didn't think they would get all four of them in. And THAT could have been a disaster.

Olympic Announcer: That's a hair faster than the Swiss.

Derice: I can't believe the trials are finally here.
Joy: Are you nervous?
Derice: I'm not nervous, I'm ready. I've been ready for this day my whole life. I don't care how fast they run, I'm gonna run faster. I don't care how much they want it, I want it more. I'm going to the Olympics baby, I can feel it. I'm going to win the gold.
Joy: Derice, are you nervous?
Derice: I'm terrified!

Derice: I can't believe your still cold man.
Sanka: Cold?! I'm freezing my royal Rastafarian nay-nays off!

Derice: I'm not worried and we have good coach.
Larry: I hate to say it but uh, you've got to wake up, Coach Blitzer is what's killing you. He's been useless since the day he was busted.
Derice: Whatcha mean busted?
Larry: The '72 Games, guy hid weights in the front of the sled to make it go faster.
Derice: So what? It's no big deal.
Larry: Having your gold medals taken away for cheating is a big deal!
Coach Irv: [sees the conversation] Derice, let's go, we got a big meeting. [Derice leaves, then Irv speaks to Larry] Giving my kid a few pointers, Larry?
Larry: Your kid's gonna need all the help he can get...[marches up to Irv] Coach.

Derice: Mr. Coolidge please, you have to run the race over.
Mr. Coolidge : I'm sorry Derice, nothing can be done.
Derice : But I was born to compete in the Olympics.
Mr. Coolidge : Then you'll have to work on your boxing or cycling. Those are the only other two sports in which Jamaica competes.
Derice: I am not a boxer, I am a runner. And it wasn't fair.
Mr. Coolidge : It rarely is my boy, it rarely is.

Derice: Please Mr. Blitzer, just give me a chance. If I don't have what it takes we'll forget the whole thing.
Irv: Believe me kid, you do not have what it takes.
Derice: But you thought my father did.
Irv: Your father was one of the toughest competitors I ever saw. He ran the hundred meters in 10 flat.
Derice: Well I'll run it in 9.9.

Derice: Sanka, whatcha smokin man?
Sanka: I'm not smoking, I'm breathing.

Derice: Sanka, you dead?
Sanka: Yeah man.
Derice: You can pee now.
Sanka: Oooh, too late...

Derice: Thats a bobsled.
Sanka: Oh, so a bobsled is push-cart with no wheels.
Derice: Thats what it looks like here.
Sanka: "Let me see that...Alright, the key elements to a successful sled team are a steady driver, and three strong runners to push off down the ice." ICE? Ice?
Derice: Well, it's kind of a winter sport, you know.
Sanka: You mean winter, as in ice?
Derice: Maybe.
Sanka: You mean winter, as in igloos and eskimos and penguins and ICE?
Derice: Possibly.
Sanka: See ya.
Derice: Where you going?
Sanka: I'm going to take a hot bath, I'm getting cold just thinking about all this ice.