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The Bone Collector Quotes

The Bone Collector is a TV show that debuted in 1970 . The Bone Collector ended in 1970.

It features Martin Bregman as producer, Craig Armstrong (composer) in charge of musical score, and Dean Semler as head of cinematography.

The Bone Collector is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Bone Collector is 118 minutes long. The Bone Collector is distributed by Universal Studios.

The cast includes: Denzel Washington as Rhyme, Angelina Jolie as Amelia, Ed O'Neill as Paulie, Leland Orser as Richard Thompson, Denzel Washington as Lincoln Rhyme, Luis Guzmán as Eddie Ortiz, Queen Latifah as Thelma, and Mike McGlone as Detective Kenny Solomon.

The Bone Collector Quotes

Denzel Washington as Lincoln Rhyme

  • (Denzel Washington) "Two things. First, you did a hell of a job locating the evidence. There's no question the perp knows forensics."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Now, as for the other thing -- the -- you know, the victim's hands, well, maybe, uh -- maybe it was too much to handle, so we'll just forget it."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Is that your version of an apology?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "An apology? Is that why you came over here?"
  • (Angelina Jolie) "You really are a piece of work."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Well, aren't we a pair? -- I think you're terrific."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Destiny is what we make it"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Sounds like you're starting to enjoy this work."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Zoom. Same mark. Right. Zoom. Zoom. Zoom -- Same messages. It's him -- The perp was trying to make contact even then."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "But Cheney never put it together."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Just trust me. Just follow those instincts you were born with. I'll be with you -- every step of the way."
  • (Denzel Washington) "I want you to work the case with us."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "It's not my area."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Are you being modest or are you -- a little uneasy about doing some real police work?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Maybe -- maybe he's trying to share the responsibility of these murders with us. If we don't figure out the clues in time, the blood's on our hands. If we don't find the victim in time, we're as responsible for the murders as he is."
  • (Denzel Washington) "There are five basic contaminants in a crime scene. I'll skip to the worse one. Other cops."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Nitrogen rich, explosive carbons, where do you find those in New York City?"
  • (Ed O'Neill) "Bomb sites, shooting ranges."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Maybe an old fort or an armory?"
  • (Luis Guzmán) "Let's not forget the s*** factor, guys."
  • (Denzel Washington) "The what?"
  • (Luis Guzmán) "Manure becomes a nitrate when it's aged."
  • (Denzel Washington) "That's true. And you got cow bones, huh? Old cow bones, old manure. Turn of the century. Cows, farms -- pastures, rats -- dead cows. Where do you find -- In stockyards -- slaughterhouses, that's what we want to look for."
  • (Denzel Washington) "How is your mother?"
  • (Luis Guzmán) "Oh, God, she's 76, and she's schtupping some guy named Morris. Can you believe it?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "God bless her."
  • (Luis Guzmán) "It's Morris I'm worried about. He's 76, with a tricky ticker and an active pecker."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Do you know who I am?"
  • (Angelina Jolie) "I read your manual at the academy."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Yeah? What did you think of it?"
  • (Angelina Jolie) "I'm not a book critic, sir."

Leland Orser as Richard Thompson

  • (Leland Orser) "Do you know what happens to a cop in prison? You are brutalised every single day over and over -- you become a human toilet."
  • (Leland Orser) "Some people win -- some people lose -- the game is over."
  • (Leland Orser) "I gave you so many clues and you failed -- you f***ing failed."

Queen Latifah as Thelma

  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "You got a smart mouth, and it's gonna get you in trouble someday."
  • (Queen Latifah) "Yeah, and it also may bite your ass if you don't stop tryin' to aggravate my patient."
  • (Queen Latifah) "Just give it a few seconds to work. Come on, breathe with me. Breathe with me, Rhyme. Rhyme. Come on, now -- Hang on, Rhyme. Hang on, man."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Is he gonna make it?"
  • (Queen Latifah) "If he does, he won't be happy."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "What are you talking about?"
  • (Queen Latifah) "He's already finalized arrangements to self-terminate -- He's got some doctor friend to help with his "final transition" as he calls it."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "But suicide? I mean --"
  • (Queen Latifah) "It's the seizures. Any one of them could put him into a vegetative state. That's what he fears more than anything."

Mike McGlone as Detective Kenny Solomon

  • (Mike McGlone) "You were a model."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Yeah, when I was a kid."
  • (Mike McGlone) "Kid model to street cop -- there's a leap."
  • (Mike McGlone) "For whatever it's worth -- I thought what you did today was pretty damn terrific."

Angelina Jolie as Amelia

  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "You the one who stopped the train?"
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Yes, sir. I thought it would disturb physical evidence."
  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "So, why not shut down Grand Central while you're at it, hmm, Patrolman Donahue? Is that right?"
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Donaghy."
  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "A rookie, I take it?"
  • (Angelina Jolie) "No, sir."
  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "Pretty dumb."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Thelma told me about your plans for your "final transition.""
  • (Denzel Washington) "Cop to cop, that subject's not open to discussion. Why? -- Would you miss me?"
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Well, destiny's what we make it, right?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Touche."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Now, you seem to have your reasons for checking out. I just -- I would have expected more from someone like you."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Well, I might surprise you and -- live forever."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Nothing you could do would surprise me, Rhyme."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "s***. Cheney's here."
  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "You talking to Rhyme on that thing? Give me the radio. Now, listen, Linc. This is Cheney, man. What the hell do you think you're doing? Stealing evidence is a god**** felony. You know that."
  • (Denzel Washington) "To my understanding, there's no chain of evidence voucher."
  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "Oh, yeah? Well, I got some news for you. You are not a cop anymore. You understand that? What you are is a f***ing meddling cripple. Now, I'm gonna place your little gofer here under arrest. You don't mind that, do ya? Lock her up."
  • (Ed O'Neill) "Where'd she go?"
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Smells like manure down here. Ortiz knows his s***."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Maybe this'll help."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Cheney will have your badge for that."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Well, he wouldn't give me a chain of custody voucher, so what could I do?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "You could bring it back to him."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "The man is a living monument to ineptitude."
  • (Denzel Washington) "True. Let's take a look."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "I can't do this."
  • (Denzel Washington) "You can do it. Yes, you can. Yesterday you stopped a train. You can do anything you want when you put your mind to it."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Don't work me, Rhyme -- Just tell me what to do next."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Very slowly -- walk the grid -- one foot in front of the other. I want you to look around you now. Remember -- crime scenes are three-dimensional -- floors, walls and ceilings."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "Excuse me, but the victim was already dead when we arrived."
  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "And you, half-assed patrolman working a crime scene -- those days are over. I'll take that evidence bag now, thank you."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "You can take it with a chain of custody voucher, sir."
  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "Are you out of your mind? Hmmm? Let's go. You're coming with us."
  • (Angelina Jolie) "What? Are you arresting me?"
  • (Captain Howard Cheney) "You just get in the car, and keep your mouth shut to the press."

Ed O'Neill as Paulie

  • (Ed O'Neill) "You okay?"
  • (Angelina Jolie) "I'm fine. Wanna step aside so I can walk the grid?"
  • (Ed O'Neill) "Yeah."
  • (Ed O'Neill) "If you were any more wound up you'd be a timex."

Luis Guzmán as Eddie Ortiz

  • (Luis Guzmán) "It's everyone's worst nightmare; you get into a cab and there's some psycho from Jersey behind the wheel."

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