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Against All Odds (1984) Poster

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Jake Wise: What the hell made you think you could handle Jessie? I bet you used to bring her home flowers.

Terry Brogan: No, you don't have to do that when you're living in the jungle. You just take her outside and show her what tree you're going to do it under tonight. Hell, we had lots of trees.

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Terry Brogan: So what is it you don't like exactly, football players, tacos, or beer?

Jessie Wyler: I like tacos and beer.

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Jessie Wyler: He said the only way I'd get away from him would be to kill him.

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Jessie Wyler: [Upset] Jake hates me. My family hates me. Everyone hates me! I don't believe you've come all this was just to find me.

Terry Brogan: Guys are crippling themselves for you, lady. I could give a shit what you believe.

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Jake Wise: Look, I was a bit of an asshole. You know, I got crazy and I popped her a few times, she came after me with a knife. Just missed my balls.

Terry Brogan: And was she going for them?

Jake Wise: Don't they all?

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[first lines]

Terry Brogan: Señor! Have you, uh, seen this woman?

Taxi driver: Oh - no, sir.

Terry Brogan: Gracias.

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Jessie Wyler: I think about you.

Terry Brogan: I think about you too lady. Let's leave it at that.

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Jake Wise: It's simple: either you want to play football again, or you don't.

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[last lines]

Ben Caxton: Remember, Brogan - you're out of her life.

Terry Brogan: Figure that's up to her. You're not going to control us forever.

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Tommy: You got problems now, Terry. You want trouble too?

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Terry Brogan: Say, eh, there's not too much going on on this island. Do you know where I can go to have a good time?

Jessie Wyler: Get off the island. The ferry leaves every morning.

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Terry Brogan: Can I buy you a drink or somethin'?

Jessie Wyler: Nope.

Terry Brogan: How about a taco?

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Jessie Wyler: You never found where I live, did you? I don't think anybody could. Its the prettiest place on the island. Don't leave without saying goodbye. Take the highway out of town to kilometer 19. And when you see the three Tecate cans, its the first dirt road on the right. Don't leave without saying goodbye. Don't leave without saying goodbye.

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Jessie Wyler: Would you like a drink?

Terry Brogan: Alright, that'd be great.

Jessie Wyler: Is Tequila okay?

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Terry Brogan: I ought to get going.

Jessie Wyler: Why? What'd you come here for?

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Jessie Wyler: It is just so hard for me to trust anyone!

Terry Brogan: I'm not anyone.

Jessie Wyler: I know. I know you're not and I'm trying. I *want* to trust you! God, I love you! Oh, I love you.

Terry Brogan: Hey, come on, the Park's closing. Let's go to the sweat house.

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Steve Kirsch: I want a complete catalog of Bob Marley. I'm talkin' about everything - all the records. And I want live concerts, everything, alright?

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Jake Wise: Nueva York! New York City! The big apple! Yeah. Rotten to the core as tonight's group will aply demonstrate. They think of themselves as tropical gangsters, but we like to call them: Kid Creole and the Coconuts!

Kid Creole: [singing] I can't deny we've had some good times/We were like a bike built for two/But I can't lie to you/the rumor's comin' true, oh/Another girl's arousing my - curiosity/Another girl's arousing my - male - curiosity...

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Terry Brogan: I keep trying to think which thing I did in my life made me deserve you.

Jessie Wyler: Go to hell.

Terry Brogan: Oh, I have, you know that, lady!

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Jake Wise: It's a little dirty. But, not so dirty, you won't sleep nights.

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Ben Caxton: That idiot football player you were going to "get" - has got me by the balls.

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Jake Wise: [to Tommy] You think guys like this are ever going to do business with you? Why don't you wise up. No one, I am telling you, no one in Beverly Hills is *ever* going to do business with a black man.

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