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A Time to Kill (1996 film) Quotes

A Time to Kill (1996 film) is a TV program that appeared on TV in 1970 . A Time to Kill completed its run in 1970.

It features Arnon Milchan; John Grisham, Michael Nathanson, and Hunt Lowry as producer, Elliot Goldenthal in charge of musical score, and Peter Menzies Jr. as head of cinematography.

A Time to Kill (1996 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of A Time to Kill (1996 film) is 149 minutes long. A Time to Kill (1996 film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Samuel L. Jackson as Carl Lee Hailey, Donald Sutherland as Lucien Wilbanks, Sandra Bullock as Ellen Roark, Samuel L. Jackson as Carl Lee, Patrick McGoohan as Judge Omar Noose, Charles S. Dutton as Sheriff, Oliver Platt as Harry Rex Vonner, Kiefer Sutherland as Freddie Lee Cobb, Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly as Tonya Hailey, Brenda Fricker as Ethel Twitty, Tonea Stewart as Gwen Hailey, and John Diehl as Tim Nunley.

A Time to Kill (1996 film) Quotes

Kiefer Sutherland as Freddie Lee Cobb

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Brenda Fricker as Ethel Twitty

  • (Brenda Fricker) "Will you help an old lady to her car?"
  • (Donald Sutherland) "You don't need any help, Ethel. But I'd be honored to escort you to your automobile."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "I don't know what to say."
  • (Brenda Fricker) "There's nothing you can say. I know you didn't want any of this to happen, but it happened all the same. You wagered all our lives on this. You just went ahead and did what you felt you had to do, no matter what the cost. Some folks think that's brave. Not me, Jake. Now, you may win, but I think we've all lost here."

John Diehl as Tim Nunley

  • (John Diehl) "Sure am sorry about your brother, Freddie. Ol' Willard too -- good boys both."
  • (Kiefer Sutherland) "Ten years ago, that n gger'd be hanging by the end of a rope with his balls in his mouth. Now you tell me what's wrong with this country."
  • (Winston) "Klan would know what to do."
  • (Kiefer Sutherland) "My granddaddy, he was Klan."
  • (John Diehl) "Ain't been no Klan around here for years."
  • (Winston) "Ah they's still some boys around."
  • (John Diehl) "What you mean them skinheads that want to blow up the government?"
  • (Winston) "No sir, good god-fearing Klan -- I got a friend, used to be active, could give him a call."
  • (Kiefer Sutherland) "You do that Winston. You tell them boys we need some Klan down here in Canton. And I mean right quick."

Oliver Platt as Harry Rex Vonner

  • (Oliver Platt) "Got to love the Lord for making things like that."
  • (Oliver Platt) "Lucien, I thought you were dead."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "I'm trying."

Charles S. Dutton as Sheriff

  • (Charles S. Dutton) "Freddie Lee Cobb. We got something to talk about. Hastings, you belong over there with them."
  • (Charles S. Dutton) "Get over."
  • (Charles S. Dutton) "If I get any trouble outta you guys, I'm gonna integrate this jail."

Samuel L. Jackson as Carl Lee

  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "Oh, no."
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "Come here, baby. Daddy's here."
  • (Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly) "Daddy, I'm sorry I dropped the groceries."
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "No, it's alright, baby. It's alright, baby."
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "It's alright --"
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "You're white, and I'm black. See Jake, you think just like them. That's why I picked you. You're one of them, don't you see? Oh, you think you ain't 'cause you eat in Claude's and you out there trying to get me off on TV talking about black and white. But the fact is you're just like all the rest of them. When you look at me, you don't see a man, you see a black man."
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "Looney? Dwayne? I made Ozzie bring me. s***, Dwayne. We knowed each other since childhood. It's my fault. No matter what gets said in court. I knew what I was doing, and I sure didn't intend to hurt you, but just them two boys. I know it don't mean much now, but I'm sorry."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Mr. Haley, before you stepped outside of yourself and watched yourself shoot Mr. Willard and Mr. Cobb, were you aware that' if convicted, they could be free in ten years?"
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "Yes sir. I've heard some people say that. Yes sir."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Do you think men who kidnap a child should be free in 10 years?"
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "No sir."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Do you think two men who rape a child should be free in 10 years?"
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "No sir."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Do you think two men who hang a child should be free in 10 years?"
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "No sir."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Well what do you think should happen? What would be a fair sentence?"
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Objection."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Did they deserve to die, Mr. Hailey? Answer that."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Don't answer that Carl Lee."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Do you think they should deserve to die?"
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "Yes, they deserved to die and I hope they burn in hell."
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "Ask if he thinks I should go to jail."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Carl Lee, they amputated his leg because you shot him. He's the prosecution's witness."
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "You're my lawyer ain't ya? Ask him."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Your Honor, one question."
  • (Patrick McGoohan) "Make up your mind, Mr. Brigance."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Deputy Looney, do you think Carl Lee shooting you was intentional?"
  • (Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney) "No sir. It was an accident."
  • (Samuel L. Jackson) "Ask him."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Do you think he should be punished for shooting you?"
  • (Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney) "No, sir. I hold no ill will toward the man. He did what I would have done."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "What do you mean by that?"
  • (Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney) "I mean, I don't blame him for what he did. Those boys raped his little girl."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Objection, your Honor. The witness's opinion on this matter is irrelevant."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Your Honor, I belive Deputy Looney has earned the right to speak here today."
  • (Patrick McGoohan) "Overruled. Continue."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Go ahead, Dwayne."
  • (Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney) "I got a little girl. Somebody rapes her, he's a dead dog. I'll blow him away just like Carl Lee did."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Objection your Honor."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Do you think the jury should convict Carl Lee Hailey?"
  • (Patrick McGoohan) "Don't answer that question."
  • (Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney) "He's a hero. You turn him loose."
  • (Patrick McGoohan) "The jury will disregard --"
  • (Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney) "Turn him loose."
  • (D.A. Rufus Buckley) "Your honor, you silenced that witness."
  • (Deputy Dwayne Powell Looney) "You turn him loose."

Sandra Bullock as Ellen Roark

  • (Sandra Bullock) "Ah. Ellen Roark, brilliant law student."
  • (Oliver Platt) "Do with me as you will."
  • (Sandra Bullock) "Looking forward to it."
  • (Oliver Platt) "Okay."
  • (Sandra Bullock) "Did I mention that my father's filthy rich and I'll be working for free?"
  • (Sandra Bullock) "Do you want me to stay?"
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Yeah, I want you to stay. So you'd better go."
  • (Sandra Bullock) "Ever seen a man executed?"
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "No."
  • (Sandra Bullock) "What I suggest is you go to an execution, and see a man be killed. You watch him die, and you watch him beg."
  • (Sandra Bullock) "I keep thinking, what would Jake do? What would my father do? What would Lucien do?"
  • (Oliver Platt) "Well see, there's your problem. What you should be thinking is, what would Harry Rex do?"
  • (Sandra Bullock) "What would Harry Rex do?"
  • (Oliver Platt) "Cheat. Cheat like crazy."

Donald Sutherland as Lucien Wilbanks

  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "I can't be you, Lucian."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "Don't be me, Jake. Be better than me."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "I can not promise you riches. What I can offer you the chance to save the world one case at a time."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "You wanted this case, well you've got it. It isn't easy saving the world even one case at a time, but you stick with it. You just might have a knack for it. Don't do what I did. Don't quit."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "What are you talking about, quit? You're a hero, Lucien."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "Hero my ass. Do you think the world needed me beating cops heads on that picket line? I was needed here. In that courtroom. And I let them push me, I gave them an excuse to kick me out and now I can never plead a case in there again. But you can. You're an attorney. Be proud. You job is to find justice no matter how well she may hide herself from you. So you go on in there and you do your job."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "It ain't easy saving the world, even one case at a time."
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "I need a drink."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "At three o'clock in the afternoon? What would your wife think?"
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "I'm my own man, Lucien. I drink when I want to."
  • (Donald Sutherland) "When did she leave town?"
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "This morning."

Patrick McGoohan as Judge Omar Noose

  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "Your Honor, we would request a recess until-"
  • (Jake Tyler Brigance) "No, we will not need a recess, Your Honor, but just a few moments."
  • (Patrick McGoohan) "Mr. Brigance, when you and Lois Lane are ready --"

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