Cop Quotes in The Dark Knight (2008)


Cop Quotes:

  • [last lines]

    James Gordon Jr.: Batman? Batman! Why's he running dad?

    Lt. James Gordon: Because we have to chase him.

    Cop: Okay we're going in! Go, go! Move!

    James Gordon Jr.: He didn't do anything wrong.

    Lt. James Gordon: Because he's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So we'll hunt him. Because he can take it. Because he's not our hero. He's a silent guardian. A watchful protector. A Dark Knight.

  • [deleted scene]

    [Logan's body is fished out of the Potomac river]

    Cop: What name should we give him, sir?

    Maj. Bill Stryker: Just put down X.

  • [Logan's body is fished out of the Potomac river]

    Cop: What do you want us to do with him, sir?

    Maj. Bill Stryker: I'll take it from here.

  • [as the cops burst into the jewelry store where Bob and Lucius are, Lucius reaches for a water cooler to replenish his freezing powers]

    Cop: Freeze!

    Lucius: I'm thirsty.

    Cop: I said freeze!

    Lucius: I'm just getting a drink.

    [takes the cup to his lips and drinks]

    Cop: Okay, you had your drink. Now, I want you to...

    Lucius: I know, I know. Freeze.

    [freezes the cop]

  • Sandy: [Sandy, Jeb and four other guys all surround Reacher outside a bar]

    [to Reacher]

    Sandy: You still think you're funny now, creep?

    Jeb: Shut your mouth, Sandy! No one is talking to you!

    Jack Reacher: It's your last chance to walk away.

    Jeb: [chuckles] Are you kidding? It's five against one.

    Jack Reacher: [shakes his head] It's *three* against one.

    Jeb: [perplexed] *How* do you figure?

    Jack Reacher: Well, once I take out the leader, which is you, I'll have to contend with one or two enthusiastic wingmen. The last two guys, they always run.

    Jeb: Oh, you, uh, you've done this before?

    Jack Reacher: [reluctantly nods] It's getting late.

    [Jeb moves in]

    Jack Reacher: Remember, you wanted this.

    [Jeb smiles and swings at Reacher, who ducks and elbows Jeb in the forehead, who falls to the ground]

    Jack Reacher: It's okay.

    [helps Jeb up]

    Jack Reacher: Get up.

    [kicks Jeb in the groin from behind, Jeb groans and Reacher pushes him aside with his foot. The other four move in closer]

    Jack Reacher: Okay, let me know who's who. Let's get this done.

    [Reacher easily takes down the other four, with him holding the last guy's foot under his arm. Two of the guys get up and both stare at Reacher with fear]

    Jack Reacher: Really?

    [kicks the last guy in the chest, who screams as he falls to the ground. The two guys run away as the cops come. Sandy runs away as well]

    Cop: [points his gun at Reacher] On the ground.

    Jack Reacher: That's a pretty impressive response time, fellas.

    Cop: Do it!

    [Reacher reluctantly gets down on the ground, next to a groaning Jeb]

    Cop: Hands behind your back.

    Jack Reacher: [to Jeb] Who hired you?

  • Dwayne T. Robinson: Did you hear that? He just let the guy die, man. He just gave him up. Gimme that headset. That's like pullin' the trigger yourself.

    Sergeant Al Powell: Christ, man. Can't you see what's happening? Can't you read between the lines?

    Dwayne T. Robinson: Cold. This on the right channel?

    Cop: Yes, sir.

    Sergeant Al Powell: He did everything he could to save him. If he gave himself up, they'd both be dead right now.

    Dwayne T. Robinson: Oh, no way, man, no way. They'd be talking to us. Listen, you tell this partner of yours, Powell, to stay the hell out of this from now on, do you hear me? Because, if he doesn't, I'm gonna nail him, boy. I'm really gonna nail his ass, now, believe me.

    Sergeant Al Powell: The man is hurting! He is alone, tired, and he hasn't seen diddly-squat from anybody down here. Now you're gonna stand there and tell me that he's gonna give a damn about what you do to him, *if* he makes it out of there alive? Why don't you wake up and smell what you shoveling?

    Dwayne T. Robinson: You listen to me, Sergeant. Any time you wanna go home, you consider yourself dismissed.

    Sergeant Al Powell: No, sir. You couldn't drag me away.

  • Cop: Sir, the FBI is here.

    Dwayne T. Robinson: Oh, the FBI is here, now?

    Cop: Yes, sir. Right over there.

    Dwayne T. Robinson: Hold this.

    [straightens his jacket]

    Sergeant Al Powell: Want a breath mint?

  • Cop: I got a hunch it might be our guy.

    Cicero: No, it's not his M.O. No, our guy's a shooter not a stabber.

    Cop: Well like I said, I got a hunch.

    Cicero: Yeah, well so did Quasimoto, look where it got him...

  • Cop: I created my own hell.

    Driver: And I am the demon who crawled up out of it.

    [a gunshot is heard]

  • Cop: Don't you want see what's inside?

    Stella: I never look inside.

  • Cop: What seems to be the problem, sugar?

    Daisy Duke: I think something bounced up into my undercarriage.

  • Cop: [J.J. avoids a roadblock and wrecks the Porsche] What are you, some kind of nut? Who do you think you are?

    Victor Prinsi: Da-dum-duuummmm! I, am Captain Chaos! And this, this is my faithful companion, Cato... Say hello, Cato!

    Victor Prinsi: [cop looks in disgust] Been a cop long?

  • Victor Scrimshaw: [trapped in the miniaturizer with Canker] We're in here!

    Cop: Who's in there?

    Dr. Margaret Canker: The green button!

    Scrimshaw's Henchman: Dr. Canker?

    Victor Scrimshaw: [to the henchman] Press the green button, you fool!

    Dr. Margaret Canker: He'll never find it!

    Victor Scrimshaw: The man's a high school graduate! The green button, you fool!

  • Milo Boyd: Ah, using your one phone call to phone in a story. That is so you.

    Nicole Hurley: [surprised look] What are you doing here?

    Milo Boyd: Hey, it's a special night. There's no way we're not spending it together. Hey, can we go in the same cell?

    Cop: Get in the cell, dickhead.

    Milo Boyd: [being pushed] All right, I'm going.

  • Osmosis: Yo, you didn't see this thing. This ain't no ordinary household germ. This thing's bigger than all of us; it's big even for Frank's body! It's like a


    Osmosis: Al Roker germ, a Heavy D germ!

    Cop: You talkin' about this?

    [holds a short, dumpy germ; all laugh]

    Osmosis: Yeah, uh... y'know, he's slouching right now.

  • Cop: [Police chasing the monster] Its my first day in the force and I am chasing monsters.

  • Grover Muldoon: Who you lookin' for?

    Cop: [shows Grover a picture of George] White guy.

    Grover Muldoon: Well if I see any I'll let you know.

  • [a cop is about to give Grover Muldoon a ride]

    Cop: Where would you like to go, fella?

    Grover Muldoon: Well - I left my Jag in Kansas City.

  • Cop: ...Let me give you some advice - get away from this house.

    Kassandra: You got a watch?

    Cop: Yeah.

    Kassandra: Time me.

  • Cop: Sir, have you had anything to drink today?

    Archie Moses: [drunk] I had about a half a beer, the dog had a lot.

  • Tequila: I can't afford any of these apartments!

    Cop: Why not live in a government apartment?

    Tequila: No way, I make too much for that! Wait... jazz bar! I'll live in the jazz bar!

    Cop: At least you'll get a lot of "sax".

  • Cop: WE know that you did it! YOU know that WE know that you did it! WE know that you know that we know that you did it!

  • Cop: Picard or Kirk?

    Nick: No question... Kirk.

    Cop: Hell yeah. You gotta respect a man who can fuck a green bitch and destroy an entire civilization in sixty minutes.

  • Cop: Who do you like better, Picard or Kirk?

    Nick: Oh, there's no question about it. Kirk.

    Cop: You bet! You gotta respect a guy who can fuck a green bitch and destroy a whole civilization, all in 60 minutes.

  • Cop: Hey Graham, you want some sushi?

    Tom Graham: No thanks. If I get a craving for mercury, I'll eat a thermometer.

  • Cop: [Brenda warned her agents to not fire at the house, but she wasn't heard and they fired anyway. A cop tries to rescue her] Are you hurt?

    Brenda Chandler: Only in my ego!

  • Deroy: So this vest really works, huh?

    Cop: Sure. It's Swiss. It takes any caliber of bullet short of a Howitzer. Try to take it in the chest if you can.

    Deroy: Take it in the chest. You're kidding.

    Cop: The vest is not nearly as effective if you get shot in the face.

  • Cop: Hey kid. Why do you wear sunglasses at night?

    Vince Latello: Because when you're cool, the sun shine on you 24 hours a day.

  • Johnny Glitter: Hey folks, spending the night in the slammer ain't no reason for doom or gloom. I got a pocket full of dreams. Here officer, grab one!

    [throws glitter into the air]

    Cop: Grab that ding-bat too.

    Johnny Glitter: Yeah! What ding-bat?

  • Cop: Let me give you some advice.

    Maggie: No, let me give you some advice, cop. You can beat us, chain us, lock us up. But we're gonna be back, understand? And when we do, cop, you better keep your ass off our turf, or we'll BLOW IT OFF! Ya dig? We're Jezebels, cop - remember that name. We'll be back!

  • Barney: Hello officer.

    Cop: This your cab?

    Barney: Yes, sir.

    Cop: Better move it outta' here before somebody takes it away from ya'.

    Barney: I'm waiting for a fare.

    Cop: Hang around. You'll get one. Ain't a night goes by that we don't drag a stiff or two out of the river.

  • [Garrett hits a police car]

    Cop: Drinking?

    Garrett Lawton: If you're buying.

  • Traxx: [refering to criminal who is holding up a pet store] He shot an old lady and a puppy!

    Cop: The old lady was sport, but the puppy... Whew! That was pure genius. He can plead insanity on that one.

  • [David talks to the other Mecha robots locked away with him in the Flesh Fair cage]

    Mechanic: Would you be so kind and shut down my pain receivers?

    David: Why is this happening?

    Cop: History repeats itself. It's of blood and electricity.

    TV Face: So, when the opportunities avail themselves, they pick away at us... cutting back our numbers so they can maintain numerical superiority.

  • [David see's the moon rise over the hillside, as all of the other Mecha's around him prepare to run]

    Mecha Robot: [the Mecha robot without a lower face screams] Moon on the rise!

    Cop: [the Mecha cop quickly warns David] It's the Flesh Fair. They destroy us on stage. I've been there.

    David: What do we do?

    Teddy: We run now.

    Lord Johnson-Johnson: [Lord Johnson-Johnson over the speaker phone up in the moon blimp] Any old iron. Any old iron. Any old iron. Any old Iron. Expel your Mecha. Purge yourselves of artificiality. Come along, now. Let some Mecha loose to run. Any old unlicensed iron down there?

  • Cop: [sees the Marios' tool belts] Aha! Plumbers!

    Luigi: No, he is! I'm just apprenticing!

    Cop: Get in the car!

    Luigi: But I didn't do nothin'!

    Cop: Get in the car now!

    Mario: Are you tellin' us that you can arrest a guy for being a plumber? Get outta here!

    Cop: Get in there, plumber! Now!

    Cop: [shoves the Marios and Toad into the squad car]

    Mario: Hey! What is this?

    Luigi: All right. What'd we do?

    Mario: I'm gettin' arrested for bein' a plumber!

    Luigi: Write his number down!

  • Cop: You know the law, Toad!

    Mario: Hey, wait a minute, you can't arrest the guy for just singing a song.

    Cop: For anti-Koopa songs we can.

  • [Cops are carrying a body of a passed out drunk, Gorbunkov thinks he is dead]

    Semyon Gorbunkov: I should have been in his place!

    Cop: Get drunk, then you will be.

  • Cop: You have the right to remain silent until


    Cop: and uh, and anything you say can and will be used against you


    Cop: when you uh, when


    Cop: aww fuck this shit!

  • Skip: Hey, I'm not bailing your asses out of jail.

    Montoya: [a crash is heard outside] Oh, shit. Get the gate, get the gate.

    Cop: Hey, get back here!

    Montoya: Close the door, come on. Quick.

    [they close the shop gate]

    Cop: Get back here!

    Skip: It was supposed to keep them out of trouble, man!

  • Cop: Say it isn't so, Serpico.

  • Cop: [to Frank] All right, you cocksucker. You might get by with that shit in the Bronx, but down here, eight thousand a month is chicken feed. And with that, you don't fuck around. You understand? Good. Now get the fuck out.

  • Cop: You think someday, you're gonna organize the cops?

    Jimmy Hoffa: Hey that's easy, someday, I'm gonna organize the crooks.

  • Wadsworth: I can explain everything.

    Cop: You don't have to.

    Wadsworth: I don't?

    Cop: Don't worry, there's nothing illegal about any of this.

    Wadsworth: Are you sure?

    Cop: Of course, this is America.

    Wadsworth: I see.

    Cop: It's a free country, don't you know that?

    Wadsworth: I didn't know it was *that* free.

  • Cop: [listening to caller on phone] Ah, would you hold on, please?

    [Walks over to locked door, rattling the knob and banging on door]

    Cop: Let me outta here! Let me outta here! You have no right to shut me in! I'll book you for false arrest, and wrongful imprisonment, and obstructing an officer in the course of his duty... and MURDER!

    Wadsworth: [Wadsworth opens the door, feigning innocence, while other guests gather around] What do you mean... murder?

    Cop: I just said it so you would open the door.

    [other guests laugh]

    Cop: What's going on around here? And why would you lock me in? And why are you receiving phone calls from J. Edgar Hoover?

    Wadsworth: J. Edgar Hoover?

    Cop: That's right! The head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation!

    Colonel Mustard: Why is J. Edgar Hoover on your phone?

    Wadsworth: I don't know, he's on everybody else's, why shouldn't he be on mine?

  • Cop: Uh, can I come in and use your phone?

    Wadsworth: Of course you may, sir! You may use the one in the, um... no. Uh, you could use the one in the stud... no. Uh, uh, would you be kind enough to wait in the, um, in-in the, um, uh library?

  • [Cop sniffs the motorist, who is dead]

    Cop: This man's drunk. Dead drunk.

    Miss Scarlet: Dead right!

    Cop: [to the motorist] You're not gonna drive home, are you?

    Professor Plum: He won't be driving home, officer, I promise you that!

    Miss Scarlet: No.

    Cop: Somebody will give him a lift, huh?

    Miss Scarlet: Oh, we'll- we'll- we'll get him a car!

    Professor Plum: A long black car!

    Miss Scarlet: [lightly jabbing him in the stomach] A limousine!

  • Cop: What's going on in those two rooms?

    Mr. Green: Uhh... which two rooms?

    Cop: *Those* two rooms.

    Mr. Green: Ohhh, those two rooms.

    Cop: Yes.

    Mr. Green: Ahh... well. Officer! I don't think you should go in there.

    Cop: Why not?

    Mr. Green: Uhh... Because it's all too shocking!

  • Cop: You all seem to be very anxious about something.

    Wadsworth: It's the chandelier. It fell down, almost killed us.

  • Cop: Ma'am, are you aware that it's against the law to possess animals of a barnyard nature in a residential area?

    Miranda: What if you're married to one?

  • Cop: You know why I pulled you over?

    Fletcher: Depends on how long you were following me!

    Cop: Why don't we just take it from the top?

    Fletcher: Here goes: I sped. I followed too closely. I ran a stop sign. I almost hit a Chevy. I sped some more. I failed to yield at a crosswalk. I changed lanes at the intersection. I changed lanes without signaling while running a red light and *speeding*!

    Cop: Is that all?

    Fletcher: No... I have unpaid parking tickets.


    Fletcher: ... be gentle.

  • Dani: Officer! Officer!

    Allison: Officer, we need your help.

    Cop: What's the problem?

    Dani: [to Max] Tell him.

    Allison: Go ahead.

    Max: [nervously] Well, um well, you see I just moved here. Well, you see? It's like this: I I um broke into the old Sanderson house and I brought the witches back from the dead. See, I even have the book.

    Cop: [disapprovingly] You lit the Black Flamed Candle?

    Max: Yeah.

    Cop: Come on. Okay, let's get on the sidewalk.

    Dani: And he's a virgin.

    [the cop stares at them]

    Cop: [to Max] Come here.

    [Max comes closer to him]

    Cop: [whispers] Are you a virgin?

    Max: Yeah.

    Cop: Really?

    Max: Look, I'll get it tattooed on my forehead, okay?

  • Allison: Officer, this is not a prank!

    Dani: Really!

    Cop: Hey! I put my life on the line to protect this community, and you punks pull this? Get out of here.

    Allison: [runs off in fear with Max, Dani, and Binx] Come on, Dani.

    Cop: And take that cat with you.

    [the cop laughs]

    Cop's Girlfriend: [comes out wearing a Halloween costume] What's so funny, Eddie?

    Cop: Ah, just a bunch of kids pulling my chain. They thought I was a real cop.

    [his girlfriend laughs]

  • [in the back yard during the police raid]

    Cop: Miss, for the last time, please stop crying and give me your name and address.

    Mary, Crying Drunk Girl: [mumbling] Butolu msahson undsevent norlk.

    [subtitle translation: But I already told you! My name is Mary Hampson and I live at 1781 Norfolk!]

  • Cop: Lichter? William Lichter? Let's go. Your parents are here to take you home.

    William: [drunk] Oh... no. Oh... my parents? They're here? They must be so mad at me! Have you seen my father? Does he have a weapon of some kind?

    Cop: Afraid not. Actually, they're more worried about you than anything else. You know, it's not your fault that...

    [reads from a clipboard in a very sarcastic tone]

    Cop: Mike Dexter beat you up and forced you to drink alcohol until you passed out.

    William: Wh-what?

    Cop: That's the statement we got from the Dexter kid. He made you drink, took your chothes off.

    William: He... he said that?

    Cop: Unless... if you have another unconvincing side of the story you'd like to tell...

    William: No... no, no, no. It's what... yeah. Uh, you know. It's just the funny thing that... he finally came clean, you know? Mike, always picking on me, yeah.

  • Cop: How much have you had to drink?

    Nick Halsey: Not nearly enough.

    Cop: You know its illegal to have an open container in public?

    Nick Halsey: Your telling me theres a fucking law that I can't drink a beer on my front lawn?

  • Kenny: I love horses.

    Cop: I love horses.

    Kenny: I love Butterstuff.

    Cop: Buttercup!

    Kenny: Butternuts!


    Kenny: Cup!

  • Cop: This horse is a diabetic!

  • [News reporters are being kept out of the Clamp building by the New York City Police]

    Heidi Kempf: Look, officer. Just let us in there. We'll take the responsibility.

    Cop: Forget it, lady. Most of the people are out of there now.

    Eric Shawn: Well, then what's in there. I've been to Beirut.

    Cop: Yeah? I'll bet they miss you there.

  • [stoned cop walks up to the van, where Pedro and Man have been trying to switch who's driving]

    Cop: What do you guys want?

    Pedro: Nothing.

    Cop: Hey, do you mind if I have a, bite of your hot dog?

    Pedro: Huh? No man, here, take the whole thing.

    [the cop takes a huge bite]

    Pedro: Want some fritos?

    Cop: [through a mouthful of hot dog] no, this is fine! Thank you! Hey, you fellas have a nice day, okay?

    Man Stoner: Hey man, what was that dude's trip? I mean what was he on, man?

    Pedro: Man, I don't know but I wish we had some of it!

  • Cop: All units: Serial Mom is headed south on Keswick. Proceed with caution. She is armed and fuckin' nuts!

  • Cop: Do you know you were doing fifty in a twenty five miles per hour zone?

    Elvira: No, but if you hum a few bars I'll fake it.

  • Cop: [reading off citations to Gary Cooper] Indecent exposure, driving as so to endanger...

    Gib: ...Driving with the load not properly tied down.

  • Cop: Are you ok?

    Randolph: I don't know. I'm kinda fucked up in general, so it's hard to gauge.

    [He faints]

  • Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: I think it'd be a good idea to say "I'm sorry", huh?

    Kid #1: Oh man, I waited my whole life for this moment!

    Cop: I'm... sorry.

    Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Say "No problem, Officer".

    Kid #2: Go fuck your mama, you fucking pig cocksucker!

    Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: That's good enough.

  • Leon B. Little: [hears sirens approaching] Uh-oh! Coppers.

    [grabs nearby walker and starts to stand up]

    Cop: [rushes up and helps Leon] You okay, sir?

    Leon B. Little: Yeah, I'm fine. I'm fine.

    [after cop leaves, mutters]

    Leon B. Little: Assholes.

  • Cop: This is New York City. A man can do whatever he wants.

  • Cop: I don't want to alarm you, ma'am, but there's a killer on the loose.

    Kit Forrest: Oh, well if I see one, I'll call you.

  • Buster: Where's the fire? Up there there's a fire down here, they said.

    Cop: In which house?

    Buster: No! It's not in a which house... it's in a warehouse!

    Cop: Now... where is it?

    Buster: Where's what?

    Cop: Where's the which house? I mean... which's the warehouse?

    Buster: Which warehouse... where?

  • Cop: Did you ever find that flame you were looking for?

  • Cop: I'll try your reflexes to see if you're goofy.

  • Organ Grinder: [to Buster who ran into him and knocked out his monkey] Now, see! You kill-a de monk!

    Cop: Pay him for that baboon... or I'll run you in!

  • Wally's wife: Were the handcuffs totally necessary, officer?

    Cop: Well, actually, that was your husband's idea.

  • Cop: And may I say I think it's a damn shame your husband's out cruising for gay sex when he has a piece of fine-ass woman like you at home?

    Wally's wife: Well... thanks, I guess.

  • Cop: Sir! There's no sign of the target.

    Marv: Here's a sign.

    [comes up behind cop and swings hatchet into the cop's crotch]

  • Marv: [voiceover] Goldie's dead. I've been framed for murder. The cops are in on it.

    Cop: [knocks on door] Open up! Police!

    Marv: I'll be right out.

    [flicks lighter shut]

    Marv: [Door is blown off its hinges, taking several cops with it]

  • Cop: You tagged him good.

    Cop: Don't take no chances. Perforate the fool!

    John Hartigan: [turns around and shoots them] Good advice.

  • cop: Todd Hockney?

    Hockney: Who wants to know?

    cop: New York Police Department.

    [Hockney drops his screwdriver, sighs and reaches under the body of the car]

    cop: Shit! Freeze! Hold it!

    [Hockney actually pulls out a red cloth with which he uses to wipe his face]

    Hockney: You sure you brought enough guys?

  • cop: [police break into McManus's apartment while he sleeps] Mr. McManus?

    McManus: [waking] Christ, don't you fucking guys ever sleep?

    cop: We have a warrant for your arrest.

    McManus: Fuck you, pig!

  • Martin Vail: [while walking into the Bishop's home, owned by the Catholic Church] Yeah, I'm Martin Vail, from the public defender's office. I'm handling the Aaron Stampler case.

    Cop: Hm, the Butcher Boy.

    Martin Vail: Yes, thank you, I forgot his real name.

  • Ryan: Mommy, where's daddy?

    Cop: Could you step out of the car? Were you trying to signal me with your headlights?

    Terry: I can't say anything now

    Cop: Don't move

  • Frank: [jumps into the lake] Fuck!

    Cop: Get up here!

    Frank: Dive in, boys!

    Cop: Damnit!

    Cop: Get out of there!

    Cop: Get up here!

    Frank: If you want me, come down and get me! Come on, fuckheads!

  • Cop: Come on, we're headin' downtown.

    Sugar Bear: Where your warrant at?

    Cop: Behind that preposition.

    Sugar Bear: What?

    Cop: Didn't you go to school? You can't end a sentence with a preposition.

    Sugar Bear: Oh. Then, uh, where your warrant at, motherfucker?

  • [last lines]

    Panama Smith: He's dead.

    Cop: Well, who is this guy?

    Panama Smith: This is Eddie Bartlett.

    Cop: Well, how're you hooked up with him?

    Panama Smith: I could never figure it out.

    Cop: What was his business?

    Panama Smith: He used to be a big shot.

  • Madam: Well, if there was a disturbance, why didn't you go after the person who caused it? One of your own officers! Oh, we won't mention any names. But, in comes your fine Captain, drunk as a pig. And orders three bottles of champagne. Then, he lifts up one leg, like this, and brings it down on my piano and starts to play it with his boot. And when I ask him, most politely, please, PLEASE, not to BREAK my piano, he slaps me in the face. Then he slaps Miranda, he slaps Louise, he slaps Matilda, he slaps all of my entertainers. And then he chases me, all over the house.

    Cop: Chase yourself over there and cool off.

  • Cop: Hold it. You can't go in there, lady. There's been a hold-up and a murder.

    Torchy Blane: You're wrong, boys. Hold-ups and murder are my meat. Here's the open sesame that swings wide all portals - my press pass. Torchy Blane of the Star.

  • Cop: You two, scram! You're defacing city property!

    Jude: Oh, shit!

    Lucy: What are you talking about? This was just a crappy wall, and now it's a work of art.

    Cop: Do you want me to come down there?

    Jude: Yeah, Please do come down. You'll scuff up them shiny black boots.

    Lucy: Shit! You don't wanna get in trouble with the law, Jude!

    [Jude and Lucy start running]

  • Telly Paretta: Please tell me, no one will know that you spoke to us. I swear to you!

    Cop: They're listening.

  • [booking a young radical]

    Cop: Occupation?

    Rebel: Associate professor of history.

    Cop: That's too long. I'll just put down clerk.

  • [first lines]

    Cop: [seeing more survivors] Hey, there's more over here! Bring another team! Another team here by the tail! We're going to need a lot more help.

  • Matthew: Is it bad out there?

    Cop: Out where?

  • Cop: [looking at Trent after beating a bum] Do you want some too, buddy?

  • [from trailer]

    Cop: [to young Michael] Put the knife down! Do it NOW! I will shoot!

  • Cop: [to the drunk teenagers] Well, whatever it is you're *not* doing, go *don't* do it somewhere else!

    Teenager in Car: Why don't you guys leave us alone?

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