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The World's Fastest Indian (2005) Poster

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Burt Munro: If you don't go when you want to go, when you do go, you'll find you've gone.

Burt Munro: If you don't follow your dreams Thomas, you might as well be a vegetable.

Tom: What type of vegetable?

Fran: [to a staring crowd] What are you looking at? Dirty old men need love too!

Tom: Aren't you scared you'll kill yourself if you crash?

Burt Munro: No... You live more in five minutes on a bike like this going flat out than some people live in a lifetime.

Frank: I see your front tires gone a bit flat on ya there Burt.

Burt Munro: Oh yeah well the good news is its only flat on the bottom.

Burt Munro: [checking over his luggage] My spectacles, testicles, watch, and wallet.

Warren: Jeez, last seen springs on motorcycle had to be in the 1920s.

Burt Munro: Well, she's 42 years old.

Warren: These brakes, they're completely inadequate.

Burt Munro: I'm planning on going, not stopping.

[last lines]

Burt Munro: Nice to be home. Back in my shed...

Antarctic Angel: I don't think so, granddad!

Burt Munro: Well, why don't you put your money where your mouth is?

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Burt Munro: Invercargill, I-N-V-E-R-C-A-R-G-I-L-L. Sometimes I spell it with one 'L' to save ink.

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[Burt starts to mount his bike, but stops]

Burt Munro: I can't get my leg in because of the asbestos cloth on it.

[gets off]

Burt Munro: Let me take it off.

Rolly: Well, what about your leg and the heat?

Burt Munro: Screw it. I've got a spare one.

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[the motorcycle gang comes to see off Burt]

Antarctic Angel: Good luck, mate. Show 'em Kiwis can fly too, eh?

Burt Munro: Right. I'll bring you back the Statue of Liberty!

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[calling Tom from Utah]

Burt Munro: We did it, Tom. She's the World's Fastest Indian!

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Jake: Burt, what do you want to ride that contraption for?

Burt Munro: 'S a good question. Errrr... I guess the reward is in the err doing of it, you know?

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Wendy: Why won't you let him run?

Warren: Hey he's too old and his bike's too old.

Ali: Well I hear he's come halfway around the world to ride that cycle.

Wendy: Yeah, c'mon.

Warren: Wendy, if he was to kill himself.

Wendy: So! It's his life.

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Wendy: Hey Burt, how'd it go?

Burt Munro: Not good.

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[first lines]

Burt Munro: [rolling a distance gauge] 93... 94... 95... 96... 97...

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Burt Munro: If the butterflies in my stomach were cows, I'd be able to start a dairy farm.

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Tom: Why do you pee on your lemon tree?

[after buying his used car, Burt says he needs some wheels to build a trailer for the motorcycle]

Fernando: Well, I got a couple wheels in the shop I could let you have, but first you got to do me a favor.

Burt Munro: Oh, well just say the word.

[cut to Burt fixing the engine of one of Fernando's cars]

Burt Munro: Okay, give it a try, Fernando.

[Fernando turns the ignition, and it turns over]

Fernando: Burt, you're a goddamn genius! Hey listen, why you gotta go? Why don't you stay here and work for me? I'll pay you well.

Burt Munro: Oh, no thanks, mate. Me and the motorcycle have got to pick up and be in Bonneville by the 18th.

Fernando: Well, you always got a job here. Good luck.

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