Frank Nitti
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Frank Nitti (Character)
from The Untouchables (1987)

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Road to Perdition (2002)
Connor Rooney: I can look after myself.
Frank Nitti: No, you can't! This is the point. You're a big baby who doesn't know his thumb from his dick!

Michael Sullivan: I'd like to work for you.
Frank Nitti: [Chuckles] Well... that's very interesting.
Michael Sullivan: And in return, I'd like you to turn a blind eye to... what I have to do.
Frank Nitti: And what is that?
Michael Sullivan: Kill the man who murdered my family.

[Nitti is on the phone with Sullivan, giving him Connor Rooney]
Frank Nitti: I understand. But Al wants your assurance that after this, it's over.
[pauses]
Frank Nitti: The Lexington Hotel, room 1432.

Frank Nitti: [Michael Sr. is requesting a sanctioned reprisal against Conner Rooney] All these years you've been living under the protection of people who care about you, and those same people are protecting you now, including me. So, if you go ahead with this, if you open that door, you're walking through it alone, and all that loyalty, and all that trust will no longer exist for you. And Mike, you won't make it. Not on your own, and not with a little boy.
Michael Sullivan: You're protecting him already?
Frank Nitti: We're protecting our interests, Mike.


The Untouchables (1987)
Ness: I'm going to see you burn, you son of a bitch, because you killed my friend!
Frank Nitti: He died like a pig.
Ness: What did you say?
Frank Nitti: I said your friend died screaming like a stuck Irish pig. Now you think about that when I beat the rap.
[He runs a comb through his hair and walks toward the door. Ness, enraged, grabs him from behind and pushes him past the door]
Frank Nitti: Hey... hey!
[Ness propels him toward the ledge]
Frank Nitti: *Hey!
[Ness pushes him off the roof. He falls, screaming]
Ness: Did he sound anything like *that*?

Frank Nitti: Come on Mr. Treasury man, ARREST ME!


"The Untouchables: The Empty Chair (#1.1)" (1959)
Jake Guzik: A gun can't think!
Frank Nitti: It can *shoot*, Guzik!


Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (1988) (TV)
Anna: My husband left me because I couldn't give him any children. And if we marry, I can't give you any children either, Frank.
Frank Nitti: [pulls her even closer to him] Then we won't have children.