Vince Larkin Quotes in Con Air (1997)


Vince Larkin Quotes:

  • Vince Larkin: Where are you going with my plane, Cyrus?

    Cyrus Grissom: [in the cockpit of the plane] We're going to Disney Land.

    Vince Larkin: You're lying, Cyrus.

    Cyrus Grissom: So are you, Vince.

    Cyrus Grissom: [singing mockingly]

    Cyrus Grissom: Ohh... nothing makes me sadder than the agent lost his blader in the... aaaiirrrplane.

    Vince Larkin: [Larking throws the headset he's using]

  • Vince Larkin: [while in the US Marshalls office] "The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by observing its prisoners." Dostevsky said that... after doin' a little time.

    Duncan Malloy: "Fuck you!" Cyrus Grissom said that after putting a bullet in my agent's head, okay?

  • Vince Larkin: [while in the surveillance truck] This one's done it all: kidnapping, robbery, murder, extortion.

    Man on P.A.: Foxtrot Charlie, perimeter is secure. You are clear to release.

    Vince Larkin: His name is Cyrus Grissom, A.K.A. Cyrus the Virus. Thirty-nine years old, twenty-five of them spent in our institutions. But he's bettered himself inside. Earned two degrees, including his juris doctorate. He also killed eleven fellow inmates, incited three riots, and escaped twice. Likes to brag that he killed more men than cancer.

    Guard Falzon: Okay, open wide. Lift your tongue.

    Vince Larkin: Cyrus is a poster child for the criminally insane. He's a true product of the system.

    Duncan Malloy: What's that supposed to mean?

    [to Sims]

    Duncan Malloy: What is he, one of these sociology majors who thinks we're responsible for breeding these animals?

    Vince Larkin: No, but I can point a few fingers if it would make you feel comfortable.

  • Vince Larkin: [while in the private jet hanger] If you can't trust a South American drug lord, who can you trust, huh?

    Cameron Poe: [silence]

    Vince Larkin: That was a joke.

    Cameron Poe: I'm glad you told me.

  • Cameron Poe: [while in the private jet hanger] If this thing goes bad, Larkin, I don't think my daughter will... understand. If you speak to my wife again, you tell her: that I love her. She's my hummin'bird. But, I couldn't leave a fallen man behind. You'll do that for me, won't you, Larkin?

    Vince Larkin: Sure, I will. What are you gonna do for me?

    Cameron Poe: What do you think I'm gonna do? I'm gonna save the fuckin' day!

  • Cameron Poe: [as people scramble to catch money from the armored car that collided with the fire engine] Just so's ya know, Marshal Larkin, there's now three people I trust.

    Vince Larkin: Am I one of them?

    Cameron Poe: [they shake hands]

  • Vince Larkin: [to Sims while walking to the surveillance truck] We pick up Mr. Cindino in Carson City. From then until the plane hits Alabama, we've got two hours to get him to talk. We got you a seat right next to him, and he's known to be somewhat garrulous in the company of thieves.

    Duncan Malloy: Garrulous? What the fuck is garrulous?

    Vince Larkin: That would be loquacious, verbose, effusive. How about chatty?

    Duncan Malloy: [to Devers] What's with Dictionary Boy?

    Vince Larkin: "Thesaurus Boy" I think is more appropriate.

  • [referring to Malloy's Corvette falling from the plane]

    Vince Larkin: I know a good body shop in Fresno if it's insured.

    Duncan Malloy: I was bored with that car anyway.

    Vince Larkin: It worked out nicely, then.

  • Vince Larkin: [referring to agent Sims] He brought a gun on the plane!

    Duncan Malloy: If I knew the way you guys run things I would have told him to bring a fuckin' UZI on board!

  • Vince Larkin: [over the helicopter radio with Duncan] You with me or do you need me to draw it in crayon like usual?

  • Cameron Poe: That gun work?

    Vince Larkin: Yeah.

    Cameron Poe: Then shoot that piece of shit!

  • Baby O: I got a bad feeling, son. I'm feeling like maybe I'm not supposed to make it.

    Cameron Poe: You gonna make it.

    Vince Larkin: [over radio] Cyrus Grissom, this is special agent Vince Larkin. We will shoot the plane down if you do not respond now.

    Baby O: All I can think about is like... there ain't no God, like he don't exist.

    [Poe gets up and starts walking away]

    Baby O: Hey! Where you going?

    Cameron Poe: I'm going to show you God does exist.

  • Vince Larkin: [desperately trying to start a truck during a fire fight between the prisoners and the national guard] Come on, you stinking piece of shit car!

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