Quotations from Giant
Giant is a romantic Western drama about a Texas cattle rancher, his family, and the men he deals with throughout his life. The movie begins when the rancher visits a farm in Maryland to buy a horse. While there, he falls in love with the owner's daughter and asks to marry her immediately and return to his ranch. The story follows the family's life and its rivalry with a tychoon cowboy. Directed by George Stevens. Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and James Dean. This film won the Oscar for Best Director.
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Giant is one of the best Western movies of all time. Read some quotes from this famous classic movie below.
Jett Rink: Everybody thought I had a duster. Y'all thought ol' Spindletop Burke and Burnett was all the oil there was, didn't ya? Well, I'm here to tell you that it ain't, boy! It's here, and there ain't a dang thing you gonna do about it! My well came in big, so big, Bick and there's more down there and there's bigger wells. I'm rich, Bick. I'm a rich 'un. I'm a rich boy. Me, I'm gonna have more money than you ever *thought* you could have -- you and all the rest of you stinkin' sons of ... Benedicts!
Jett Rink: You sure do look pretty, Miss Leslie. Pert nigh good enough to eat!
Bick Benedict: You all think that the glory happened here in the East, don't you, with Valley Forge and Bunker Hill? Do you know about San Jacinto? Have you heard about the Alamo?
Leslie Benedict: Money isn't everything, Jett.
Jett Rink: Not when you've got it.
Jett Rink: I don't know what it might just be a good idea... to gamble 'long with ol' Madama.
Bick Benedict: How do you mean?
Jett Rink: Jus' gamble 'long. Just... keep what she give me.
Jett Rink: I'm sentimental too, Bick.
Uncle Bawley: Bick, you shoulda shot that fella a long time ago. Now he's too rich to kill.
Jordan 'Bick' Benedict: You want to know something, Leslie? If I live to be ninety, I will never figure you out.
Bick Benedict: Just remember, one of these days, that bourbon's gonna kill you.
Uncle Bawley: Okay, it'll be me or it. One of us has gotta go.
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