The Poseidon Adventure

The Poseidon Adventure quotes

39 total quotes (ID: 460)

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Reverend Frank Scott


Mike Rogo: This is the first trip since we got married.
Linda Rogo: Yeah, and why we didn't fly, I'll never know.
Reverend Frank Scott: Well, since I'm in charge. let's make a toast.
Linda Rogo: Great. What do we drink to?
Reverend Frank Scott: To love.
Linda Rogo: Here here, to love. [to Mike] To love, dummy!
Mike Rogo: Oh.


Mike Rogo: What the hell happened? You didn't pull the rope.
Reverend Frank Scott: I got trapped. Mrs. Rosen freed me.
Mike Rogo: Thanks Mrs. Rogo, if it hadn't been for you, none of us-- [discovers Mrs. Rosen is dead] Aww, Jesus!
Reverend Frank Scott: Go back and tell the others.
Mike Rogo: And what do I tell him?
Reverend Frank Scott: Tell him nothing!
Mike Rogo: Ya had a lotta guts, lady... a lotta guts.

Mike Rogo: You know what it means to be picked out from all the people aboard to sit at the Captain's table on New Year's Eve? Well, I'll tell ya what it means. It means that all your worries about those other women looking on ya is a lot of bull.
Linda Rogo: He only invited you because you're a Detective Lieutenant. Why don't you just go without me?
Mike Rogo: And what am I supposed to do at midnight? Kiss the Captain?
Linda Rogo: Don't knock it.

Mr. Linarcos: Your business is to deliver this ship where we want it! When we want it!
Captain Harrison: Running an unstable ship at full ahead is dangerous!
Mr. Linarcos: I'm sure!
Captain Harrison: Especially one as old as this!
Mr. Linarcos: I'm sure I don't have to remind you of my legal right to have you relieved of command. Three other officers here have their Master's License. Now, order Full Ahead!
Captain Harrison: You irresponsible bastard.

Nurse Gina Rowe: [patiently] They're suppositories, Mr. Rogo. You don't swallow them.
Mike Rogo: Then what the hell do you do with them?
Linda Rogo: For Christ's sake, I know what to do with suppositories! Just get them outta here!

Purser: For God's sake, Reverend, what you're doing is suicide!
Reverend Frank Scott: We're cut off from the rest of the world. They can't get to us. Maybe we can got to them. You've said enough, now get out of the way.
Purser: Pray for us, but don't do this! [to the others] Climbing to another deck will kill you all!
Reverend Frank Scott: And sitting on our butts is not gonna to help us either! Maybe by climbing out of here, we can save ourselves. If you've got any sense, you'll come along with us. [to Rogo] Grab ahold.

Reverend Frank Scott: Through the kitchen and go deeper and deeper in the ship till we reach the hull. That way!
Mike Rogo: And you just kick out the bottom and we swim ashore, huh?
Linda Rogo: Or maybe you could yell "This is the police" and it'll open right up!
Mike Rogo: Don't be a smart ass!

Reverend Frank Scott: Your place is with the living. If you don't come with us, her death is meaningless, now come on.
Manny Rosen: All right, you go first. I want to stay with her a little longer.
Reverend Frank Scott: You've got one minute.

Robin Shelby: Why don't you shove it?
Susan Shelby: [angrily] Don't you ever say that to me again!
Robin Shelby: Shove it! Shove it! Shove it!

[The deck behind the group is flooding rapidly.]
Nonnie Parry: How long will we stay afloat?
James Martin: [gently] Long enough.
Robin Shelby: The Andrea Doria stayed afloat 10 hours before she sank.
James Martin: You see, Nonnie, everything's gonna be alright. We have a long time to go.
Mike Rogo: Come on, keep moving, keep moving.

[looking up to God] What more do you want of us? We've come all this way, no thanks to you. We did on our own no help from you. We did ask you to fight for us but damn it, don't fight against us! Leave us alone! How many more sacrifices? How much more blood? How many more lives? Belle wasn't enough. Acres wasn't. Now this girl! You want another life? Then take me! [turns to face the suriviors] You can make it, keep going! Rogo, get them through!

Arthur O'Connell: Chaplain John

Carol Lynley: Nonnie Parry

Eric Shea: Robin Shelby

Ernest Borgnine: Det. Lt. Mike Rogo