Cody Jarrett Quotes in White Heat (1949)


Cody Jarrett Quotes:

  • Cody Jarrett: Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

  • Verna Jarrett: I'd look good in a mink coat, honey.

    Cody Jarrett: You'd look good in a shower curtain.

  • Cody Jarrett: [while eating a chicken leg, Jarrett speaks to Parker in the trunk of the sedan] How ya doin', Parker?

    Roy Parker: It's stuffy in here, I need some air.

    Cody Jarrett: Oh, stuffy, huh? I'll give ya a little air.

    [pulls a gun from his pants and shoots four times into the trunk]

  • Roy Parker: You wouldn't kill me in cold blood, would ya?

    Cody Jarrett: No, I'll let ya warm up a little.

  • Cody Jarrett: A copper, a copper, how do you like that boys? A copper and his name is Fallon. And we went for it, I went for it. Treated him like a kid brother. And I was gonna split fifty-fifty with a copper!

  • Engineer: What's this, a hold-up?

    Cody Jarrett: Naw, naw, you're seven minutes late. We're just changin' engineers.

  • [Pardo has just saved Cody's life]

    Vic Pardo: I saw that just in time.

    Cody Jarrett: Whaddya want - a medal?

  • [the sound of shooting is heard]

    Zuckie Hommell: Sounds bad, Cody.

    Cody Jarrett: Why don't you give 'em my address too...

  • Cody Jarrett: I told you to keep away from that radio. If that battery is dead it'll have company.

  • Cody Jarrett: You know something, Verna, if I turn my back long enough for Big Ed to put a hole in it, there'd be a hole in it.

  • Cody Jarrett: We got enough food for a week, what'd she have to go to the market for?

    Verna Jarrett: You like strawberries, don't you? She just HAD to get some for her boy.

    [Cody kicks the footstool out from under her]

  • Cody Jarrett: To me, you're a face and a number, and let's keep it that way.

  • Cody Jarrett: [Fallon is hiding the tracking device under the phony fuel truck] What are you doin'? We're on our way.

    Hank Fallon: You gotta have a chain bouncin' the ground - get rid of electricity.

    Cody Jarrett: That's only when you got gasoline or chemicals sloppin' around inside.

    Hank Fallon: You wanna have some traffic cop think you got a load of somethin' else?

    Cody Jarrett: That's usin' your head, kid. All right, snap it up.

    [Jarrett walks off]

  • Cody Jarrett: Big Ed, Great... Big... Ed. Know why they call him that? Because his ideas are big. Someday he's gonna get a really big one, about me. It'll be his last.

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