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(1971)

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Cliff Brumby: [blocking Carter's path] Listen, I don't like it when some tough nut comes pushin' his way in and out of my house in the middle of the night! Bloody well tell me who sent you!

Jack Carter: You're a big man, but you're in bad shape. With me it's a full time job. Now behave yourself.

[Brumby takes a swing at Carter, who grabs his hand, punches him, and then slaps him in the face for good measure]

Jack Carter: [as he's leaving] Goodnight, Mrs. Brumby.

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Jack Carter: You know, I'd almost forgotten what your eyes looked like. Still the same. Pissholes in the snow.

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Jack Carter: A pint of bitter

[snaps fingers as bartender walks away]

Jack Carter: ...in a thin glass!

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Jack Carter: [naked, pointing a shotgun] Out!

Con McCarty: Come on Jack, put it away. You know you're not going to use it.

Peter: The gun he means!

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Edna: What are you going to do?

Jack Carter: I'm going to sit in the car and whistle "Rule Britannia".

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Eric: So, what're you doing then? On your holidays?

Jack Carter: No, I'm visiting relatives.

Eric: Oh, that's nice.

Jack Carter: It would be... if they were still living.

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[Harry, who's playing poker, is disturbed by Carter's presence in the room]

Harry: Thought you were going soon.

Jack Carter: Soon. When you've lost your money. Won't take long.

Harry: Clever sod, aren't you?

Jack Carter: Only comparatively.

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[Carter offers to give Keith some money after the latter was beaten up by Carter's enemies and is lying down in bed with his face badly bruised]

Keith: Stuff it! My girlfriend is coming from Liverpool tonight! Nice surprise, isn't it?

Jack Carter: [throwing him the money] Here, go get yourself a course in karate.

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Jack Carter: Goodbye Eric.

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Jack Carter: Frank wasn't like that. I'm the villain in the family, remember?

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Jack Carter: You couldn't run an egg and spoon race Eric.

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Jack Carter: [to Albert] Do you want to be dead Albert?

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Albert: For Christ's sake, Jack!

Jack Carter: You knew what I'd do, didn't you Albert?

Albert: I didn't kill him!

Jack Carter: [stabs Albert] I KNOW YOU DIDN'T KILL HIM! I KNOW!

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Jack Carter: [to Margaret] I've come for you, Margaret.

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Jack Carter: [to Margaret] Take your clothes off.

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Peter: Don't let us interrupt you.

Jack Carter: Now...

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Con McCarty: [to a naked Jack who is pointing a gun] Jack, don't you think you ought to get dressed first.

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Jack Carter: I'm off tomorrow, so I don't suppose I'll be seeing you again.

Jack Carter: [Pulls out some large banknotes, giving some to Doreen] Here. Go and get your hair done.

Doreen Carter: Thanks!

Jack Carter: Be good... And don't trust boys.

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Edna: [Pointing to a small wooden box that contains Frank's cremated remains] That was left for you this evening... What is it?

Jack Carter: My brother Frank.

Edna: Is he staying the night?

Jack Carter: [not amused] Funny.

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Edna: What's that gun doing in your room? Suppose I phone the police, told them there's a bloke in my hotel... who's planning to shoot somebody?

Jack Carter: You wouldn't do that.

Edna: How do you know I wouldn't?

Jack Carter: 'Cause I know you wear purple underwear.

Edna: What's that supposed to mean?

Jack Carter: Think about it.

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Architect: [Brumby has suddenly disappeared from his meeting with the architects at the car park building] It's very rude to disappear like that. Where can he possibly be?

Architect: [Sounds of police cars converging on the car park can be heard below] I have an awful feeling we're not going to get our fees on this job.

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Eric: Good God!

Jack Carter: Is he?

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[Anna is having phone sex with Carter when her husband enters the room]

Gerald Fletcher: What's the matter? You got gut trouble or something?

Anna: No, darling. Just doing my exercises.

[in the phone]

Anna: Listen, Janet, Gerald's just walked in. I must ring off.

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