Johnny Rocco Quotes in Key Largo (1948)


Johnny Rocco Quotes:

  • Johnny Rocco: There's only one Johnny Rocco.

    James Temple: How do you account for it?

    Frank McCloud: He knows what he wants. Don't you, Rocco?

    Johnny Rocco: Sure.

    James Temple: What's that?

    Frank McCloud: Tell him, Rocco.

    Johnny Rocco: Well, I want uh ...

    Frank McCloud: He wants more, don't you, Rocco?

    Johnny Rocco: Yeah. That's it. More. That's right! I want more!

    James Temple: Will you ever get enough?

    Frank McCloud: Will you, Rocco?

    Johnny Rocco: Well, I never have. No, I guess I won't. You, do you know what you want?

    Frank McCloud: Yes, I had hopes once, but I gave them up.

    Johnny Rocco: Hopes for what?

    Frank McCloud: A world in which there's no place for Johnny Rocco.

  • Johnny Rocco: After living in the USA for more than thirty-five years they called me an undesirable alien. Me. Johnny Rocco. Like I was a dirty Red or something!

  • Johnny Rocco: You'd give your left arm to nail me wouldn't you? I could see the headlines now, 'Local Deputy Captures Johnny Rocco'. Your picture'd be in all the papers. You might even get to tell on the newsreels how you pulled if off, yeah. Listen hick, I was too much for any big city police force to handle. It took the United States Government to pin a rap on me. And they won't make it stick. You hick, I'll be back pulling strings to get guys elected mayor and governor before you get a ten buck raise.

  • Gaye Dawn: [finishes her song and goes over to the bar] Give me that drink now, Johnny.

    Johnny Rocco: No.

    Gaye Dawn: Johnny!

    Johnny Rocco: [louder] No.

    Gaye Dawn: But you promised!

    Johnny Rocco: So what?

    Gaye Dawn: You said that...

    Johnny Rocco: But you were rotten.

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