Quotations from American History X
American History X is a crime drama film about a neo-nazi skinhead who goes to prison but, after receiving help from an unsuspected person, changes his ways. However, once he gets out, his brother has already followed his footsteps in becoming a neo-nazi. He sets out to change the thoughts of those who he once shared ideals with. Directed by Tony Kaye. Sarring Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, and Beverly D'Angelo. This film was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar Award.
Read quotes from the famous film American History X below.[Danny walks in on Derek and Stacey having sex]
Danny Vinyard: [whispering] Der. Derek.
Stacey: Jesus, Danny! Fuckin' perv.
Derek Vinyard: Jesus, Danny. What the fuck are you thinking?
Danny Vinyard: Derek, there's a black guy out there breaking into your car.
Derek Vinyard: How many Danny? How many?
[Derek quickly pulls on white boxers and black combat boots]
Danny Vinyard: one I think.
Derek Vinyard: Is he strapped?
Danny Vinyard: Huh?
Derek Vinyard: Does he have a fucking gun Danny?
Danny Vinyard: Man I don't fuckin' know.
[Derek pulls out a gun from his dresser drawer]
Stacey: Oh, my God Derek what are you doing?
Derek Vinyard: Not right now honey.
Derek Vinyard: Nigger, you just fucked with the wrong bull. You should've learned your lesson on the fuckin' basketball court. But you fuckin' monkey's never get the message. My father gave me that truck motherfucker! You ever shoot at fireman? You come here and shoot at my family? I'm gonna teach you a real lesson now motherfucker. Put your fuckin' mouth on the curb.
Lawrence: Come on man.
Derek Vinyard: I said: Put your mouth on the curb!
[Lawrence bites onto the curb]
Danny Vinyard: Derek, no!
Derek Vinyard: Thats it! Now say good night.
[Derek stomps Lawrence's head into the curb]
Seth: Are you calling me a blimp you fucking democrat!
Davina Vinyard: You know, when was the last time you were able to see your feet!
[Seth gives Davina the finger]
Bob Sweeney: [arguing with Danny Vinyard about his "Mein Kampf" paper] I think the street would kill you. Your rhetoric and your propaganda aren't gonna save you out there.
Lamont: Just remember, in here, you the nigga. Not me.
[Inside prison laundry]
Lamont: I'm the most dangerous man in this prison. You know why? 'Cause I control the underwear.
[Derek is leaving prison]
Lamont: 'Sup, man? You getting outta here? Well, c'mon man! What the fuck you waiting on?
Derek Vinyard: Yeah, you know, I got this funny feeling.
Lamont: Oh yeah? What's that?
Derek Vinyard: I'm thinking the only reason I'm getting outta here in one piece is you.
Lamont: C'mon man! Get the fuck outta here, man! You think I'm gonna put my neck on the line for some crazy-ass peckerwood?
Derek Vinyard: Yeah, right. Stupid.
[a moment of silence passes and Lamont looks away]
Derek Vinyard: That's what I thought. I owe you, man.
Lamont: Man, you owe me shit, a'ight?
Derek Vinyard: Yes, I do.
[Derek offers his hand and Lamont takes it]
Derek Vinyard: You'll be outta here in no time.
Lamont: C'mon man, it's a piece of cake, a'ight? You just take it easy on the brothers, a'ight? The *brothers*!
[On Derek's change in prison]
Danny Vinyard: I'm sorry, Derek. I'm sorry that happened to you.
Derek Vinyard: I'm not. I'm lucky. I feel lucky because it's wrong, Danny. It's wrong and it was eating me up, it was going to kill me. And I kept asking myself all the time, how did I buy into this shit? It was because I was pissed off, and nothing I ever did ever took that feeling away. I killed two guys, Danny, I killed them. And it didn't make me feel any different. It just got me more lost and I'm tired of being pissed off, Danny. I'm just tired of it.
Doris Vinyard: I'm ashamed that you came out of my body.
Cameron: This is stupid. Go cool off, get laid, do something, come back when you're ready to talk.
Derek Vinyard: Yeah, but it really doesn't matter if I do does it, 'cause you got a whole crop already lined up you fuckin' chicken hawk!
Cameron: Excuse me?
Derek Vinyard: You prey on people Cam. I lost three years of my life for your fuckin' phony cause, but I'm onto you now you fuckin' snake.
Cameron: Hey watch it Derek, this isn't some fuckin' country club where you can walk in and outta here...
Derek Vinyard: Shut up! Shut Up! Shut the fuck up, I came here for one reason, to tell you that I'm out, and Danny's out too and if you come near him again, I will feed you your fucking heart.
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