Inside Man

Inside Man quotes

29 total quotes (ID: 292)

Dalton Russell
Keith Frazier
Mr Chase
Ms White
Other Characters


Look out, bad guys! Here I come.


My friends and I are making a very large withdrawal from this bank. Anybody gets in our way, gets a bullet in the brain.

My name is Dalton Russell. Pay strict attention to what I say because I choose my words carefully and never repeat myself. I have told you my name, and that's the who. The where can most readily be described as a prison cell. But there's a vast difference between being stuck in a tiny cell and being imprisoned. The what is easy. Recently, I planned and set in motion events to execute the perfect bank robbery. That's also the when. As for the why, beyond the obvious financial motivation, it's exceedingly simple. Because I can. Which leaves us only with the how. And therein, as the Bard would tell us, lies the rub.

Or am I just whistling "Dixie" out of my ass?

Peter, think very carefully about how you answer the next question, because if you get it wrong, your headstone will read: "Here lies Peter Hammond, hero who valiantly attempted to prevent a brilliant bank robbery by trying to hide his cellular phone, but wound up getting shot in the ****ing head."

Respect is the ultimate currency.

This ain't no bank robbery.

Until I talk to them, they get nothing, not even a cup of coffee.

We got to sit back and look at this thing from a distance. Things are not all they appear to be.

We're listing you as a reference.

When I said that I planned the perfect bank robbery, I meant precisely that.

When I'm good and ready, I'm gonna walk right through the front door.

You have four seconds. Anyone still standing gets shot.

You planned every inch of this thing right from the start and you've got everybody marching to your beat, including me, and I'm through buying it.