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Anthony Adams (Character)
from Bottle Rocket (1996)

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Bottle Rocket (1996)
Anthony: Maybe we should've robbed your house. You ever think of that?
Dignan: You know there's nothing to steal from my mom and Craig!

Kumar: Man, I blew it. I blew it, man.
Anthony: Kumar, what were you doing in the freezer?
Kumar: I don't know, man, I lose my touch, man.
Dignan: Did you ever have a touch to lose, man?

Anthony: So, did you enjoy your first visit to the nut house?
Dignan: Hey, hey, shh, shh, shh. Come on. Be sensitive to the fact that other people are not comfortable talking about emotional disturbances. Um, you know, I am, I'm fine with that, but... other people.

Stacy Sinclair: Wow, you're really complicated.
Anthony: I try not to be.

Anthony: One morning, over at Elizabeth's beach house, she asked me if I'd rather go water-skiing or lay out. And I realized that not only did I not want to answer THAT question, but I never wanted to answer another water-sports question, or see any of these people again for the rest of my life.

Anthony: You told, you told your friend Bernice I'm some kind of jet pilot?
Grace: What was I supposed to say, they stuck you in an insane asylum?
Anthony: It wasn't an insane asylum, Grace. I explained to you back then that it was for exhaustion.
Grace: Exhaustion?
Anthony: Yes, exhaustion.
Grace: You haven't worked a day in your life. How could you be exhausted?

Anthony: Fact: Dignan, the picture's not doing it for me right now.
Dignan: Well does the fact that I'm trying to do it do it for you?

Anthony: Which part of Mexico are you from?
Inez: Paraguay.

Grace: When are you coming home?
Anthony: I can't come home, Grace, I'm an adult.

Future Man: I don't suppose either one of you know why Bob's car is here?
Anthony: Uh... yeah, he's *here*.

Anthony: Why aren't you over there right now?
Dignan: Because we're fugitives... and he fired me.

Anthony: I don't think your happiness is quite appropriate.

Anthony: Grace thinks I'm a failure.
Dignan: What? What has she ever accomplished in her life that's so great?

Dignan: So is Mr. Henry coming to se me or...
Anthony: Well, I don't think so Dignan. He actually robbed Bob's house.
Dignan: You're kidding! Wow. I almost robbed that place myself.

Dignan: Who tripped the alarm, man?
Anthony: It's the fire alarm!
Dignan: Who tripped the fire alarm?
Anthony: IT'S BECAUSE OF ALL THIS FUCKING SMOKE!

Bob: I think I know what you've been going through, man, cos I've been through some heavy shit myself. If you feel alone, like nobody in the world cares and nobody in the fucking world gives a shit, then I'm here...
Anthony: ...That was a stop sign man...
Bob: I'm ready to listen, man. If you want, I'll even open up first. I mean, my brother, that's a shit situation y'know, I mean he beats the crap outta me all the time.

Anthony: [stops playing pinball] You took the earrings, Dignan? You took em.
[leaves the drug store]
Anthony: Well, you know, it's my fault. It's like, ultimately, Anthony, when are you gonna learn?
Dignan: Man, you got another ball. Should I play your game?
Anthony: [outside] The list, Dignan. I know you remember the list cause you signed it. You signed the things Dignan's not supposed to touch.
Dignan: The thing is I can't be sorting through all that shit in the middle of a burglary.
Anthony: Hey, hey, I don't care, okay? I bought the earrings for my mother on her birthday. I went down, I picked em out myself.
Dignan: Hey, one thing is, every valuable item in the house was on that list.
Anthony: Hey, maybe, we should've robbed your house. Did you ever think of that? No, I bet that never crossed your mind.

Dignan: It was... It was - it's landscaping, not just mowing.
Anthony: Hey man, don't listen to that guy.
Dignan: I don't know, sometimes I... I mean I'm not always as confident as I look.
Anthony: Did you see what he had on?
Dignan: Yeah, it was pretty cool.

[first lines]
Anthony: Hey, Dr Nichols, I was just coming down to say goodbye...

Rocky: [translating for Inez] You're like paper. You know, you're trash.
Anthony: Like trash?
Rocky: You know, you're like paper falling by, you know... It doesn't sound that bad in Spanish...

Anthony: I don't expect you to be as depressed as I am. But I don't think your happiness is quite appropriate.

Anthony: I do have one bit of advice for you though. Take the time in school to learn a foreign language.


Bottle Rocket (1994)
Dignan: [Opening lines] Where's Huggy Bear?
Anthony: Dignan, he's not there, Huggy Bear is not in every single episode.
Dignan: Wait a second, running to different payphones? What the hell is that all about?
Anthony: That's what I'm trying to explain to you.
Dignan: See sometimes, Anthony, you can have a dream of an episode, and then you think that it actually happened.
Anthony: No, Dignan it's a real episode. The killer's leading them across the city by calling different payphones.

Anthony: 8 dollars.
Dignan: That's not bad.