Jaws

Jaws quotes

65 total quotes (ID: 769)

Chief Martin Brody
Matt Hooper
Mayor Larry Vaughn
Multiple Characters
Quint


Brody: We're gonna put on the summer, the extra summer deputies as soon as possible. And then we're gonna try and use shark spotters on the beach.
Motel Owner: Are we going to close the beaches?
Brody: [after a long pause] Yes, we are. [There is loud grumbling in the audience.] We're also planning to bring in some experts from the Oceanographic Institute on the mainland.
Vaughn: Only 24 hours.
Brody: I didn't agree to that.


Break it up, will ya, Chief. Daylight's wasting...Come on, Chief. This isn't no Boy Scout picnic. See you got your rubbers! Ha, ha, ha.

I entered an arm wrestling tournament.... now, you see this arm, Mr. Hooper? I can't extend it anymore, because I made it to the semifinals and this big Chinaman took me riiiiiiiiiiight over....."

Front - bow, back - stern. Don`t get it get it right squirt 'n' I'll throw your ass out the little round window on the side. Come on Chief, this ain't no Boy Scout picnic... I see you got your rubbers !

Here's to swimming with bow-legged women.

Back home we got taxidermy man...he gonna have a heart attack when he see what I brung him - ha ha ha ha ha haaaaaa!.

You got city hands, Hooper... 'been countin' money all your life.

Hooper: [as Brody sends the air tanks flying] Dammit, Martin! This is compressed air!
Brody: Well, what the hell kind of a knot was that?
Hooper: You pulled the wrong one. You screw around with these tanks, and they're gonna blow up!
Quint: Yeah, that's real fine expensive gear you brought out here, Mr. Hooper. 'Course I don't know what that bastard shark's gonna do with it, might eat it I suppose. Seen one eat a rockin' chair one time. Hey chieffy, next time you just ask me which line to pull, right?

[On radio during an attack by the shark] Your husband's fine, Mrs. Brody. He's fishing. He's just caught a couple of stripers. We'll bring 'em in for dinner. We won't be long, we haven't seen anything yet. Over and out.

Quint: I'll drink to your leg.
Hooper: I'll drink to your leg.
Quint: Okay, so we drink to our legs! [laughs]

[Brody is reading about sharks, when his wife startles him]
Ellen: Oh, you scared me.
Brody: People don't even know how old sharks are, I mean, if they live two - three thousand years...They don't know.
Ellen: Why don't you put that away? Wanna get drunk and fool around?
Brody: Oh yeah.

[singing] Show me the way to go home... I'm tired and I want to go to bed... I had a little drink about an hour ago, and it went right to my head.

Hooper: Sure. Gentlemen, gentlemen?! The officer asked me to tell you that you're overloading that boat.
Fishermen: Ah, get outta here! You ain't going there, what do you care? Hold on there.
Hooper: Well then, can you tell me if there's a good restaurant or hotel on the island?
Fisherman: Yeah ya walk straight ahead! Ha ha!
Hooper: Ha ha they're all gonna die.

I'm tellin' ya, the crime rate in New York will kill ya. There's so many problems, you never feel like you're accomplishing anything. Violence, rip-offs, muggings. The kids can't leave the house. You gotta walk 'em to school. But in Amity, one man can make a difference. In twenty-five years, there's never been a shooting or a murder in this town.

Hooper: [during their autopsy of the shark] Ah. Just like I thought... He came up with the Gulf Stream - from southern waters.
[He pulls a Louisiana license plate from the shark. Brody examines it]
Brody: He didn't eat a car, did he?
Hooper: No. Tiger shark's like a swimming garbage can - it'll eat anything. Someone probably threw that in a river. [moves back from the shark] That's it.