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Chili Palmer
Harry Zimm
Karen Flores
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Chili: Harry, look at me.
Harry: I'm looking at you.
Chili: I want you to keep looking right here, okay?
Harry: That's what I'm doing.


Listen, "Touch of Evil"'s playing near my hotel. You wanna go check it out? Watch Charlton Heston play a Mexican?

Every day, same time, they come down here and have breakfast. He has the egg white omelette; she has the banana pancakes. He sits facing west so he can see his billboard. She faces east so she has an excuse to wear the shades.

Ronnie: The man you're steppin' on belongs to me and my partner.
Ray "Bones": He owes me money.
Ronnie: Get in line, bro.
Ray "Bones": I don't like waiting.
Ronnie: Tough shit, bro. This ain't Miami. You want something, talk to me.
Ray "Bones": Hey, ****ball, I don't need your permission. L.A.'s an open city.
Ronnie: Yeah, well, I just closed it.

You know, Welles didn't even wanna do that one. Some studio made him do it. He owed 'em one and all his own movies lost money. But, hey, sometimes that's when you do your best work, you got a gun to your head...

Ray "Bones": Which also means when I speak, I'm speakin' for Jimmy. So e.g. as of now, you start affording me the proper respect.
Chili: 'E.g.' means 'for example', Ray. I think what you wanna say is 'i.e.'
Ray "Bones": Bullshit. E.g. is short for 'ergo'.
Chili: Ask your man here.
Mob Guy: Best a my knowledge, e.g. means 'for example.'
Ray "Bones": E.g., i.e., **** you. The point is, I say jump, you say okay. Okay?

I don't think the producer has to do much, outside of maybe knowing a writer.

Hey, Bear, look at me. Tell your boss I don't ever want to see him again. He made a deal with Harry and a deal's a deal.

Man's in town two days, thinks he's David O. ****ing Selznick.

Ray "Bones": You got a miss. Leo Devoe. Guy's six weeks over.
Chili: He died.
Ray "Bones": How'd you know he died, he tell you?

I mean I could see myself in movies Robert De Niro had been in. Or I could maybe do an Al Pacino movie, play a hard-on. But I couldn't see myself in ones, like say the one where the three guys get stuck with a baby. They don't know how to take care of it and you see these big grown-up assholes acting cute...

What she did not say was, 'I just loved the way the director moved the camera so much it made me ****in' seasick.' All she cared about was that look. All she remembered was that look. And why do we remember things in movies? Because we can see them. So... keep this ****in' camera down here on the ground and shoot this scene, so we can see what the **** is goin' on, before I get someone over sixteen to ****in' shoot it for you!

Look at me, Leo. I wouldn't think you're that dumb, leave over three hundred grand in the closet, underneath the extra blanket, but I guess you are.

Anyway, Murray has this shrink, who also happens to be Martin's personal trainer's shrink. Murray gives the shrink the script and the shrink gives it to Martin's trainer who reads it to Martin while they work out, and Martin flips. Loves it.

Rough business this movie business. I may have to go back to loan sharking for a rest.