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Oliver & Company (1988) Poster

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Rita: Where's the kid?

Tito: [coughs after nearly getting barbecued] He must still be in the car, man!

[everyone watches as the limo departs]

Rita: Oh, that poor little kid.

Dodger: You were supposed to keep an eye on him, Tito!

Tito: [coughs] Yeah. Well, it's hard to watch anything when you're getting barbecued, man!

Tito: Hey, man, if this is torture, chain me to the wall.

Georgette: [singing] Girl, we've got work to do / Pass me the paint and glue / Perfect isn't easy / But... it's... me! /And when one knows the world is watching / One does what one must / Some minor adjustments, Darling / Not for my vanity / But for humanity.

[after stealing the hot dogs]

Oliver: So when are we gonna eat?

Dodger: We?

Oliver: Yeah. I'm starvin'.

Dodger: Listen, kid. I hate to break it to ya, but the dynamic duo is now the dynamic *uno*.

Oliver: What do ya mean?

Dodger: What I mean is, our partnership is herewith dissolved.

Oliver: But, wait! Wait. You're not being fair!

Dodger: Fares are for tourists, kid. Consider it a free lesson in street savoir faire from New York's coolest quadruped.

[Georgette sees Oliver in the kitchen]

Georgette: I, um, hope you won't think me rude, but do you happen to know out of whose *bowl* you're eating?

Oliver: Yours?

Georgette: [sarcastically] Ooh! Aren't you a clever kitty?

Georgette: And do you have any idea whose *home* this is?

Oliver: I... thought it was Jenny's.

Georgette: Well, it may be Jenny's *house*, but everything from the doorknobs down is *mine*!

Tito: Hey, man, you're ugly! And you're uglier than him! And you're Ugly, Part Three! Hey, you're Revenge of the Ugly!

Fagin: My days are numbered, and the number is three.

Sykes: Three sunrises. Three sunsets. Three days, Fagin.

Fagin: [counting on his fingers] Three sunrises. Three sunsets. Three days. Three, three, three. That's nine. Nine?

Sykes: No, Fagin. Three.

Fagin: Three? Oh, you mean, just three days? Oh, my goodness! Oh, I'm having a bad day!

Dodger: Whoa! Chill out, man. I don't eat cats. It's too much fur.

Georgette: [singing] You pretty pups all over the city / I have your hearts and you have my pity / Pretty is nice, but still it's just pretty / Perfect, my dears, is me.

Dodger: Picture the city. 8th and Broadway. The crowd's hustling. The traffic's roaring. The hot dogs are sizzling.

Einstein: I love a story with food in it.

Dodger: Enter Dodger, one bad puppy. Not just out for himself, but community minded. But he's not alone. Enter the opposition. A vicious, ugly, psychotic monster. Gleaming claws, dripping fangs, and nine lives, all of them hungry. He came at me, his eyes burning. I knew my time had come. Suddenly...

[Oliver falls from the roof, spooking everyone]

Einstein: Look what I found!

[a broken tennis racket]

Francis: Good show. Now all we need is a net and a tennis court.

Einstein: Do you think this place is big enough?

Jenny: For the kitty, the house speciality: oeufs a la Jenny avec Cocoa Krispies.

Dodger: Roscoe, Roscoe. Is this us losing our sense of humor?

Roscoe: Nah, I ain't lost my sense of humor.

[Kicks over the TV]

Roscoe: See? I find that funny.

Tito: I don't have time for long goodbyes, but here's something to remember me by, baby.

[Tries to kiss Georgette; she hits him and he falls out the window]

Tito: Ooh, I think she likes me, man!

Dodger: This city's got a beat, and you gotta hook into it. And once you get the beat, you can do anything.

Tito: Hey, hey, hey! There is a lady, Francis.

Georgette: Well, it's nice to see that one of you has some manners.

Tito: After you, my little croissant.

Francis: Good grief.

Dodger: Yo, Tito, hot wire!

Tito: Hey, no way, man! I've been barbecued too many times!

Georgette: Good luck, Alonzo. I'll be waiting.

Tito: [singing] Heigh ho, heigh ho, it's off to work we go...

Fagin: He's late. I drew a perfectly good map. Well, there were a few smudges on it, okay! I went outside the line with a green crayon, but not much.

Dodger: Absitively posolutely!

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[Jenny has found Oliver and wants to keep him]

Winston: I know you're growing attached to the little fellow, but do try to understand. Your parents left me responsible for you.

Jenny: They won't mind. Really. Don't worry, kitty. I'll take care of you.

Winston: Georgette is not going to like this.

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Dodger: You wanna leave? Fine! There's the door.

Einstein: But he just got here.

Dodger: Go on. No one's stoppin' ya.

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Francis: My name is Francis. Fran-cis. Not Frank, not Frankie - *Francis*.

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Oliver: What kind of work do we do anyway?

Tito: Investment banking, man. Didn't you read about us in the Wall Street Journal?

Oliver: Really?

Francis: [chucking] Yes. Captains of Industry.

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Tito: [pulling out an old wallet] Check it out.

Francis: Oh, shredded leather.

Tito: Shredded wha... What you talkin' about, man? That's a primo wallet, man.

Francis: Rubbish, you mean.

Tito: All right, that does it, Frankie, man! You insulted my pride, and this means death!

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Fagin: I don't wanna put any undue pressure on you, but as you march off to do your duty, I want you to keep one thing in mind. Dead men do not buy dog food!

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Sykes: Now, I lent you some money, and I don't see it. Do you know what happens when I don't see my money, Fagin?

[rolls up the car window on Fagin's neck]

Sykes: People get hurt. People like you get hurt. Do I make myself clear?

Fagin: [wheezing] Clear! Perfectly clear!

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Tito: Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Ignacio Alonso Julio Federico de Tito.

Georgette: Get away from me, you little bug-eyed creep!

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[Jenny is at the wharf to ransom Oliver, unaware that Fagin is the kidnapper]

Jenny: And what kind of person would steal an innocent little kitty?

Fagin: Well, I... I mean, he... He might be up against a stone wall, at the end of his rope.

[Jenny starts sobbing]

Fagin: He must have been a poor, desperate man.

Jenny: It's still wrong. I'm scared. I don't know what to do. I don't know what to do.

Fagin: Neither do I.

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Tito: It's newspaper burritos for breakfast again, man.

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Rita: Excuse me, assistant, who's Rex?

Georgette: NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS!

[to Francis, who is eating chocolates]

Georgette: and YOU, Tubby, OFF THE BED!

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Rita: Cool it, you guys. It's just a cat.

Tito: Mi madre, un gato!

Francis: Felis domesticus!

Rita: How did you find this place, cat?

Oliver: I-I was following this dog.

Tito: He's lying! He's lying! He's lying!...

Rita: [Kicks Tito] Stop it, Tito.

Francis: And why would a cat follow a dog?

Einstein: Yeah!

Oliver: I just wanted some of the hot dogs I helped him get.

Tito: He's a spy, man! Come on, let's eat him! You're dead meat, kitty!

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Georgette: Don't you come any closer! I knew this would happen someday.

Dodger: Oh, you've barking up the wrong tree, sister. It's not you we're after.

Georgette: It's not?

[insulted]

Georgette: It's *not*? Well *why* not? What's the problem, Spot? Not good enough for you? I mean, do you even know who I am? 56 blue ribbons. 14 regional trophies. Six-time national champion!

Dodger: Oh, and we're all very impressed. Right, guys?

Tito: Very impressed!

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Sykes: So, Fagin. Did we bring something green and wrinkly to make Sykes happy?

Fagin: Sykes, I have an airtight kitty - plan. Plan! It's sweet and simple, the plan... Let me start over again.

Sykes: Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy.

Fagin: I got this kitty, see...

Sykes: What am I going to do with you, Fagin?

Fagin: Please, Sykes...

Sykes: If you don't have my money...

[he snaps his fingers and the Dobermans jump at Fagin; Dodger intercepts them and they fight]

Fagin: No, no, Sykes! Please, stop! Your money's coming tonight! It's coming tonight! It's from a rich cat - I mean, a cat from a rich family! They're coming with the money I owe you to get their cat back!

[Sykes snaps his fingers again; the Dobermans stop fighting, leaving Dodger unconscious on the floor]

Sykes: Well, looks like you're doing all right for yourself. I'm proud of you, Fagin. Yeah, you're starting to think big. You have twelve hours. And Fagin... this is your last chance.

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Dodger: You're all right, kid, for a cat. We'll keep a spot open in the gang for ya. Vice president, uptown chapter.

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Dodger: Hey, keep it down, guys. The game's on.

Tito: Oh boy, Dodger. Tough dog have to get help from a CAT!

Dodger: Hey, Tito, uh, cool it, man.

Tito: Come on, let's see this big, bad kitty fight in action!

Dodger: Hey Tito, LOOK!

[Tito looks away, Dodger jumps on him]

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Francis: [to Roscoe] Isn't it rather dangerous to use ones entire vocabulary in a single sentence?

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Dodger: All right, you guys. If Mr. Sykes don't see some cold, hard cash, we are Doberman chow.

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Sykes: [opens the car door to empty his ashtray, almost pushing Fagin off the pier] I don't think you grasp the severity of the situation.

Fagin: [hangs on to the sideview mirror to keep from falling] Oh, no, I grasp it. See? This is how I grasp.

[the mirror comes off and falls in the water]

Fagin: Accident! Accident!

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Tito: [in the limo] Forget Fagin, man. Let's take this baby to Atlantic City.

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Roscoe: You know Rita, I can't figure out why you rather hang around a dump like this when you could be living uptown with a class act like *myself*.

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Georgette: Save me, save me Alonzo.

Tito: Hey, get off my back woman. I'm driving.

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Dodger: [singing] Why should I worry? Why should I care? I may not have a dime, but I've got street savoir-faire. Why should I worry? Why should I care? It's just be-bopulation, but I've got street savoir-faire.

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Winston: Rise and shine, Georgette. Your public awaits.

Rita: Run along, Roscoe. Your master's calling.

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