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Road House (1989 film) Quotes

Road House (1989 film) is a television program that was first aired in 1970 . Road House completed its run in 1970.

It features Joel Silver as producer, Michael Kamen in charge of musical score, and Dean Cundey as head of cinematography.

Road House (1989 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Road House (1989 film) is 114 minutes long. Road House (1989 film) is distributed by MGM/UA Communications Co..

The cast includes: Patrick Swayze as Dalton, Marshall R. Teague as Jimmy, Sam Elliott as Wade Garrett, Kelly Lynch as Doc, Sunshine Parker as Emmett, Terry Funk as Morgan, Anthony De Longis as Ketchum, Julie Michaels as Denise, Red West as Red Webster, John Doe as Pat McGurn, Kevin Tighe as Frank Tilghman, Ben Gazzara as Brad Wesley, Kathleen Wilhoite as Carrie, and Kevin Tighe as Hank.

Road House (1989 film) Quotes

Patrick Swayze as Dalton

  • (Patrick Swayze) "Yo, Steve. You're history."
  • (Steve) "But I'm on my break."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Stay on it."
  • (Steve) "Ah, shit."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "My way -- or the highway."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "I better take you home. I keep talking, you're gonna go on thinking I'm a nice guy."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "I know you're not a nice guy."
  • (Steve) "Being called a cocksucker isn't personal?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "No. It's two nouns combined to elicit a prescribed response."
  • (Steve) "What if somebody calls my mama a whore?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Is she?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Nobody ever wins a fight."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "So, you play pretty good for a blind white boy."
  • (Cody, Band Singer at Double Deuce) "Yeah, and I thought you'd be bigger."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "People who really want to have a good time won't come to a slaughterhouse. And we've got entirely too many troublemakers here. Too many 40-year-old adolescents, felons, power drinkers and trustees of modern chemistry."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "You got quite a little enterprise going here."
  • (John Doe) "What?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "You're going through a bottle every 30 minutes, you're skimming the till for 6 shots a bottle. On drafts, 1 every 10."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "I figure he's costing you about 150 a night."
  • (John Doe) "So?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "So consider it severance pay. TAKE THE TRAIN."
  • (John Doe) "I didn't hear you say that."
  • (Kevin Tighe) "Well, I'm sayin' it now."
  • (John Doe) "You sure?"
  • (Kevin Tighe) "GET OUT."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Sorry, we're closed."
  • (Anthony De Longis) "Then what are all these people doing here?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Drinking and having a good time."
  • (Anthony De Longis) "That's why we're here."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "You're too stupid to have a good time."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Problem?"
  • (John Doe) "There's no problem. Just a little mistake, that's all."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "What's that?"
  • (John Doe) "My job. You don't get it, do you?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Why don't you explain it to me?"
  • (Tinker) "I'LL EXPLAIN IT TO YOU."
  • (O'Connor) "Hey, shut up, shithead."
  • (O'Connor) "Mr. Tilghman's changed his mind. And that's all you need to know, son."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "No, I'm afraid I'm gonna have to know a little bit more than that."
  • (O'Connor) "Mr. Tilghman may own this bar, but the liquor he serves is supplied to him by BRAD WESLEY. Now, Pat McGurn is in the employ of Mr Wesley, his uncle. Not Mr Tilghman."
  • (John Doe) "You see, I'm stayin', and YOU'RE GOIN'."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Oh, really?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "All you have to do is follow three simple rules. One, never underestimate your opponent. Expect the unexpected. Two, take it outside. Never start anything inside the bar unless it's absolutely necessary. And three, be nice."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "I want you to be nice until it's time to not be nice."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "You play pretty good for a blind boy."
  • (Cody, Band Singer at Double Deuce) "And I thought you'd be bigger."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Take the biggest guy in the world, shatter his knee and he'll drop like a stone."

Kevin Tighe as Frank Tilghman

  • (Kevin Tighe) "It's a good night. Nobody died."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "It'll get worse before it gets better."
  • (Kevin Tighe) "I thought you'd be bigger."
  • (Kevin Tighe) "Well, it was a good night. Nobody died."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "It'll get worse before it gets better."
  • (Kevin Tighe) "I got your plane ticket right here."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "I don't fly -- too dangerous."

Ben Gazzara as Brad Wesley

  • (Ben Gazzara) "Did I explain it wrong? Is that it?"
  • (O'Connor) "No, boss, you didn't."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Pat's got a weak constitution. You boys know that. That's why he's working as a bartender. He's my only sister's son. And if he doesn't have me, who's he got? And if I'm not there, you're there."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "I should've let you go, Jimmy."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Well, one of you boys owes me an apology. Now I leave it up to you to decide which one of you wants to say "I'm sorry.""
  • (Tinker) "I'm sorry, boss."
  • (O'Connor) "I'm sorry, boss."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "I believe you, Tinker."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "But you, O'Connor, somehow I don't believe you. Now you better try it again. 'cause if there's one thing I can't stand, it's a man who's untruthful."
  • (O'Connor) "I'm sorry, boss."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "If there's one thing that disgusts me, it's a man who can't admit when he's wrong."
  • (O'Connor) "I swear to God, boss, I'm sorry."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "You disgust me, O'Connor. You wanna know why you disgust me?"
  • (O'Connor) "No, why, boss?"
  • (Ben Gazzara) "'cause you're a bleeder. You bleed too much. You are a messy bleeder."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "You're weak. You got no endurance for PAIN"
  • (Ben Gazzara) ". Awe, come on, get up. Hey, you'll be fine. Come on."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Well, help him up."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "You're gonna be fine. And you know why? Because I like you."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Get this piece-of-shit coward out of here."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Well, with a fire like that, nothin' they could do. Nothin'."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Jack Daniel's."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Thank you. It's like a morgue in here."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Play something, Elvis. Get those firemen in here. I wanna buy them a drink. They risked their lives to save a no-good-faggot-draft-dodger like Red Webster."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Can somebody get a drink around here?"
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Elvis. Play something with balls."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "My grandfather."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Looks like an important man."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "He was an asshole. But you, you're a smart boy, aren't you, Dalton? You're just not too realistic. Christ, I'm just like you. I came up the hard way, from the streets of Chicago. You know, when I came to this town after Korea there was nothing. I brought the mall here. I got the 7-Eleven. I got the Fotomat here. Christ, JC Penney is coming here because of me. You ask anybody, they'll tell you."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "You've gotten rich off of the people in this town."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "You bet your ass I have. And I'm gonna get richer. I believe we all have a purpose on this earth. A destiny. I have a faith in that destiny. It tells me to gather unto me what is mine. But, Christ, you get paid for beating people up. Tell me you don't love it. Of course you do. You wouldn't be human if you didn't."

Sunshine Parker as Emmett

  • (Sunshine Parker) "It ain't the money ya understand, but if I don't charge ya somethin' the Presbyterians around here are likely to pray for my ruination. How does a hundred dollars a month strike ya?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Fine."
  • (Sunshine Parker) "Can ya afford that much?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "If it keeps you in the good graces of the church."
  • (Sunshine Parker) "Ain't it peculiar how money seems to do that very thing?"
  • (Sunshine Parker) "Calling me sir is like putting an elevator in an outhouse. It don't belong."

Sam Elliott as Wade Garrett

  • (Sam Elliott) "I'll get all the sleep I need when I'm dead."
  • (Sam Elliott) "The Double Douche."
  • (Mountain) "You wanna fight, dickless?"
  • (Sam Elliott) "Well, I sure ain't gonna show you my dick."
  • (Sam Elliott) "That gal's got entirely too many brains to have an ass like that."
  • (Sam Elliott) "What's the matter? Still living in the past, aren't ya? We're a long way from Memphis."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Memphis has nothing to do with it."
  • (Sam Elliott) "BULLSHIT. That dog won't hunt. I can't believe you're still draggin' that shit around with ya. It seems to me, you'd be a little more -- philosophical about it. AND CUT IT THE FUCK LOOSE. You know, that fucking cu- -- that girl never told you she was married. DID SHE? And when a man sticks a gun in yer face, you got two choices; you can die or you can KILL THE MOTHERFUCKER."
  • (Sam Elliott) "This place has a sign hangin' over the urinal that says, "Don't eat the big white mint"."
  • (Sam Elliott) "You got a skinny little runt named Dalton working here?"

Kathleen Wilhoite as Carrie

  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "Who is that guy?"
  • (Cody, Band Singer at Double Deuce) "Ladies and gentlemen -- Wade Garrett."
  • (Kevin Tighe) "Holy shit."
  • (Sam Elliott) "Exactly right."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "What did you do there last night?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "What do you mean?"
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "You fired the bartender, Pat."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "He was skimming."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "You should not have done that, Dalton."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Yeah, why's that?"
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "You just shouldn't have, that's all."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "Here you go. Breakfast."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Oh, thank you."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "Oh, my God."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "What is the joke?"
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "Well, there's no joke. I just think I'm lookin' at a dead man, though."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "It seems everywhere I go, I hear that same joke."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "Yeah? Well, something tells me you bring it on yourself."

Terry Funk as Morgan

  • (Terry Funk) "Get him outta here, now."
  • (Terry Funk) "If you're not drinking, you're outta here."
  • (Terry Funk) "You know, I heard you had balls big enough to come in a dump truck, but you don't look like much to me."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Opinions vary."
  • (Terry Funk) "Mind your own business, Dad."
  • (Terry Funk) "If you're not drinkin', YOU'RE outta here."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "Don' let 'im bother you. Morgan was born an asshole and jus' got bigger."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "I'm Carrie Ann --. If you need ANYTHING -- ANYTHING, jus' let me know."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "You gotta name?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Yeah."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "Well, what IS it?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Dalton."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "Ohhh my God. Shit. I've heard of youuu."
  • (John Doe) "'Ey Carrie Ann. What're'ya waitin' for? Christmas? MOVE."
  • (Kathleen Wilhoite) "Ah shut up. I'm goin'. Jesus Christ."

Marshall R. Teague as Jimmy

  • (Marshall R. Teague) "I used to fuck guys like you in prison."
  • (Marshall R. Teague) "Damn, boy. I thought you were good."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Go fuck yourself."
  • (Marshall R. Teague) "Prepare to die."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "You are such an asshole."

Kelly Lynch as Doc

  • (Kelly Lynch) "You know, for that line of work I thought you'd be bigger."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Gee, I've never heard that before."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "Do you enjoy pain?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Pain don't hurt."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "Most of my patients would disagree with you."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "Do you always carry your medical record around with you?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Saves time."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "What the hell is wrong with you, Brad? Have you lost your mind?"
  • (Ben Gazzara) "He's a drifter, you know. To see you wind up with someone like that, it's a shame."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "This has nothing to do with him."
  • (Ben Gazzara) "Well, you get him out of here, Elizabeth. 'cause if you don't, he's going down. And I'm not gonna lose a second's sleep about it."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "Is this the part where you tell me what a great guy your friend is?"
  • (Sam Elliott) "Not hardly. This is the part where I tell you I want you for myself."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Oh, yo. Whatever he's saying, you can be fairly sure it's a lie."
  • (Sam Elliott) "Don't bet on it."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "Your file says you've got a degree from NYU. What in?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Philosophy."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "Any particular discipline?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "No. Not really. Man's search for faith. That sort of shit."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "Come up with any answers?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Not too many."
  • (Kelly Lynch) "How's a guy like you end up a bouncer?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Just lucky I guess."

Julie Michaels as Denise

  • (Unnamed) "Whaddaya say we get nipple to nipple?"
  • (Julie Michaels) "I can do that without you."

Red West as Red Webster

  • (Red West) "How long are you gonna be in town?"
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Not very long."
  • (Red West) "That's what I said 25 years ago."
  • (Patrick Swayze) "Really? What happened?"
  • (Red West) "I got married to an ugly woman. Don't ever do that. It just takes the energy right out of you. She left me, though. Found somebody even uglier than she was. That's life. Who can explain it?"

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