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Quotations from Goodfellas

Goodfellas is a crime drama film about the rise and fall of the Luchese crime family and its associates between 1955 and 1980. The film is based on the non-fiction book "Wiseguy" written by Nicholas Pileggi. Much of the film is taken from ad-libs and improvisation by the actors. The film stars Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, and Paul Sorvino. Directed by Martin Scorsese. The film was nominated for six Oscar awards and won for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Goodfellas is one of the greatest gangster films ever made. Read some quotes from this cinema masterpiece below.


Tommy DeVito: In this day and age, what the fuck is this world coming to? I can't believe this, prejudice against - a Jew broad - prejudice against Italians.
Henry Hill: [narrating] And when the cops, when they assigned a whole army to stop Jimmy, what'd he do? He made 'em partners.
Henry Hill: [narrating] Whenever we needed money, we'd rob the airport. To us, it was better than Citibank.
Spider: [hesitating] Why don't you go fuck yourself, Tommy?
[stunned silence]
Jimmy Conway: WHOA. I don't believe what I'm hearing. Check out the BALLS on this kid. Hey Spider, this is for you.
[tosses money on the table]
Jimmy Conway: That's the way. You don't take no shit from nobody.
Tommy DeVito: Kidding? How am I meant to know you're kidding? You're breaking my fucking balls.
Tommy DeVito: What do you want to tell me now, tough guy? I said, "Hey, what are you doing here, I thought I told you to go fuck your mother."
[Group laughs]
Tommy DeVito: I thought he was gonna shit.
[Tommy mocks at Spider]
Tommy DeVito: Oklahoma kid. That's me. I'm the Oklahoma kid. You fuckin' varmint. Dance. Dance. YAHOO, YOU MOTHERFUCKER.
Henry Hill: I swear to my fucking mother, if you touch her again, YOU'RE DEAD.
Stacks Edwards: What time is it?
Tommy DeVito: It's eleven thirty, we're supposed to be there by nine.
Stacks Edwards: Be ready in a minute.
Tommy DeVito: Yeah, you were always fuckin' late, you'd be late for your own fuckin' funeral.
Tommy DeVito: [has just killed talkative Morrie] I thought he'd never shut the *fuck*up.
Jimmy Conway: Yeah. Pain in the ass.
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