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Black Hawk Down (film) Quotes

Black Hawk Down (film) is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . Black Hawk Down ended its run in 1970.

It features Jerry Bruckheimer as producer, Hans Zimmer in charge of musical score, and Sławomir Idziak as head of cinematography.

Black Hawk Down (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Black Hawk Down (film) is 144 minutes long. Black Hawk Down (film) is distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The cast includes: Josh Hartnett as Eversmann, Sam Shepard as Garrison, Ewan McGregor as Grimes, Johnny Strong as Shughart, Ian Virgo as Waddell, Danny Hoch as Pilla, Glenn Morshower as Matthews, Željko Ivanek as Harell, Jason Isaacs as Steele, William Fichtner as Sanderson, Tom Guiry as Yurek, Tom Hardy as Twombly, Ron Eldard as Durant, Jeremy Piven as Cliff Wolcott, George Harris as Atto, Ewen Bremner as Nelson, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Gordon, Charlie Hofheimer as Smith, Brian Van Holt as Struecker, Richard Tyson as Busch, Pavel Vokoun as Briley, Razaaq Adoti as Yousuf Dahir Mo'alim, William Fichtner as Rangers, Chris Beetem as Joyce, Enrique Murciano as Ruiz, Michael Roof as Maddox, Hugh Dancy as Schmid, and Brendan Sexton III as Kowalewski.

Black Hawk Down (film) Quotes

Sam Shepard as Garrison

  • (Sam Shepard) "We just lost the initiative."
  • (Sam Shepard) "How far is Chalk Four from the crash site?"
  • (Željko Ivanek) "Six blocks, sir."
  • (Sam Shepard) "They need to haul ass."
  • (Sam Shepard) "Good luck, boys. Be careful. Nobody gets left behind."
  • (Ewan McGregor) "What's wrong?"
  • (Josh Hartnett) "Nothing. He's just never done that before."
  • (Ewan McGregor) "Oh, f***."
  • (Sam Shepard) "You know, the last one of these guys shot himself in the head playing Russian-Roulette in a bar."

Jason Isaacs as Steele

  • (Jason Isaacs) "What the f*** are you doing out there?"
  • (William Fichtner) "Doing my job. We got to get to that crash site. We got to get on that street, and we got to move. And you have got to keep up, sir."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "Don't you ever give me orders, Sergeant. We are combat ineffective, you understand me? We got too many wounded to move."
  • (William Fichtner) "Then give me some shooters and I'll circle us to the bird."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "Grimes. You're with Chalk Four?"
  • (Ewan McGregor) "Yes, sir."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "All right, hook up with Delta. Rejoin with Sergeant Eversmann. The rest of you, secure this position. Treat the wounded. We'll wait for the convoy. Then we'll rally at the crash site."
  • (William Fichtner) "My guys, let's go."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "Sergeant, what's the meaning of this?"
  • ("Hoot") "Just a little aerial target practice, sir. Didn't want to leave 'em behind."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "I'm talking about your weapon, soldier. Now Delta or no-Delta, that's still a hot weapon. Your safety should be on at all times."
  • ("Hoot") "This is my safety, sir."
  • (William Fichtner) "Let it alone, sir. He hasn't eaten in a few days."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "What's this Sargn't? Another taxpayer-funded Delta safari?"
  • (William Fichtner) "Not if General Garrison's askin'."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "No, I'm askin'."
  • (William Fichtner) "Have a nice meal, captain."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "Pretty funny, hoo-ah?"
  • (Jason Isaacs) "Quick word, Specialist."
  • (Dominick Pilla) "Sir."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "Tell me, Pilla. You understand why we have a chain of command, don't you?"
  • (Dominick Pilla) "Roger that, sir."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "'Cause if I ever see you undermining me again, you'll be cleaning latrines with your tongue 'til you can't taste the difference between s*** and french fries. Are we clear?"
  • (Dominick Pilla) "Hoo-ah, sir."
  • (Jason Isaacs) "Open up the hatch, we've got men back here."
  • (Unnamed) "No room here, go on the roof."
  • (William Fichtner) "What's going on?"
  • (Jason Isaacs) "The roof?"
  • (Tom Hardy) "I ain't gettin on no f***ing roof."

Ron Eldard as Durant

  • (Ron Eldard) "Six-One, this is Six-Four, go to UHF secure. I've got some bad news."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "Limo is a word, Durant. I don't want to hear about it."
  • (Ron Eldard) "It is not a word. It's an abbreviation of a word."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "Limo is a word in common usage. That is the key phrase in scrabble, my friend, common usage."
  • (Ron Eldard) "No. If it's not in the dictionary, it doesn't count."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "It doesn't have to be in the dictionary."
  • (Ron Eldard) "It does have to be in the dictionary. Listen, when we get back to base, it's coming off the board."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "You touch my limo and I'll spank you, Night Stalker. You hear me?"
  • (Ron Eldard) "Yeah. Promises."
  • (Ron Eldard) "Where's the rescue squad?"
  • (Johnny Strong) "We're it."
  • (Ron Eldard) "I'm not a ranger, I'm a pilot."
  • (Ron Eldard) "Gordy."
  • (Johnny Strong) "Gordy's gone man. I'll be outside. Good luck."
  • (Ron Eldard) "My government will never negotiate for me."
  • (Abdullah 'Firimbi' Hassan) "Then perhaps you and I can negotiate, huh? Soldier to Soldier."
  • (Ron Eldard) "I am not in charge"
  • (Abdullah 'Firimbi' Hassan) "Course not, you have the power to kill, but not negotiate. In Somalia, Killing is Negotiation."
  • (Todd Blackburn) "Thats a nice beach down there. Hows the water?"
  • (Ron Eldard) "Yeah, its nice and warm -- and it's loaded with sharks."

Tom Guiry as Yurek

  • (Tom Guiry) "Rangers?"
  • (Tom Hardy) "Who?"
  • (Tom Guiry) "It's Yurek. You f***ing assholes."
  • (Ewen Bremner) "f***."
  • (Tom Hardy) "Dude, we almost f***ing killed you. Well, come to us."
  • (Tom Guiry) "f*** you. Come to me."
  • (Tom Guiry) "What's wrong with him?"
  • (Tom Hardy) "Oh, he's deaf. My fault."
  • (Tom Guiry) "Dude, where the f*** have you been?"
  • (Tom Hardy) "Never mind. You brought NOD, right?"
  • (Tom Guiry) "No. No, I didn't bring it, and you wanna know why? Because you said: "You're not gonna need that, dude. We'll be back in a half-hour.""
  • (Tom Hardy) "Well, I wasn't saying it to you."

Josh Hartnett as Eversmann

  • (Josh Hartnett) "You know, it's kind of funny. Beautiful beach, beautiful sun. Could almost be a nice place to visit."
  • ("Hoot") "Almost."
  • (Josh Hartnett) "I was talking to Blackburn the other day, and he asked me "What changed? Why are we going home?" and I said "Nothing." That's not true either; I think everything's changed. I know I've changed."
  • (Josh Hartnett) "You know a friend of mine asked me before I got here; it's when we were all shipping out. He asked me "Why are you going to fight somebody else's war? What, do you think you're heroes?" I didn't know what to say at the time, but if he'd ask me again I'd say no. I'd say there's not way in hell. Nobody asks to be a hero."
  • (Josh Hartnett) "It just sometimes turns out that way."
  • (Josh Hartnett) "What the f***, Smith?"
  • (Charlie Hofheimer) "Well?"
  • (Josh Hartnett) ""Well" what?"
  • (Charlie Hofheimer) "We going out?"
  • (Josh Hartnett) "Why should I tell you?"
  • (Charlie Hofheimer) "Because I'm me."
  • (Josh Hartnett) "Nobody asks to be a hero, it just sometimes turns out that way."
  • (Josh Hartnett) "Remember, we're Rangers not some sorry-ass JROTC. We're Elite. Let's act like it out there. Hoo-ah?"
  • (William Fichtner) "Hoo-ah."
  • (Josh Hartnett) "You brought your gun?"
  • (Todd Blackburn) "Yes, Sarn't. Want me to shoot? I'm rested."
  • (Josh Hartnett) "When'd you get in?"
  • (Todd Blackburn) "Just now, Sarn't."
  • (Josh Hartnett) "Look, these people, they have no jobs, no food, no education, no future. I just figure that we have two things we can do. Help, or we can sit back and watch a country destroy itself on CNN. Right?"

Ewan McGregor as Grimes

  • (Ewan McGregor) "Why are they burning tires?"
  • (Ian Virgo) "Signals to the militia, that we're coming."
  • (Ewan McGregor) "It's all in the grind, Sizemore. Can't be too fine, can't be too coarse. This, my friend, is a science. I mean you're looking at the guy that believed all the commercials. You know, about the "be all you can be." I made coffee through Desert Storm. I made coffee through Panama while everyone else got to fight, got to be a Ranger. Now it's "Grimesy, black, one sugar" or "Grimesy, got a powdered anywhere?""
  • (Ewan McGregor) "Fuuuuck this."

Ewen Bremner as Nelson

  • (Ewen Bremner) "The Humvees ain't coming back for us, dude."
  • (Ewen Bremner) "Twombly. The convoy's leaving. Hey Twombly."
  • (Tom Hardy) "What?"
  • (Ewen Bremner) "I think they've forgotten us."
  • (Tom Hardy) "WHAT?"
  • (Ewen Bremner) "It doesn't matter."
  • (Ewen Bremner) "How come I gotta stay back here?"
  • (Josh Hartnett) "Because you're dependable."
  • (Ewen Bremner) "I hate being dependable, man."

Danny Hoch as Pilla

  • (Danny Hoch) "Colonel, they're shooting at us. Colonel, they're shooting at us."
  • (McKnight) "Well shoot back."
  • (Danny Hoch) "Speak up, you say this is your safety? Well, this is my boot, son, and it will fit up your ass with the proper amount of force."

Brian Van Holt as Struecker

  • (Brian Van Holt) "It's what you do right now that makes a difference."
  • (McKnight) "Struecker, you lead humvee."
  • (Brian Van Holt) "Hoo-ah."
  • (McKnight) "How are things going? Things okay there, Struecker?"
  • (Brian Van Holt) "I don't wanna talk about it now, Colonel. I'm busy."
  • (Thomas) "Sergeant Pilla's hit. Christ, he's f***ed up."
  • (McKnight) "Is anybody hit? Struecker, talk to me."
  • (Brian Van Holt) "It's Sergeant Pilla."
  • (McKnight) "What's his status? What's his status?"
  • ("Hoot") "He's dead."
  • (Brian Van Holt) "He's dead. Pilla's dead, sir."
  • (McKnight) "C2, this is McKnight, we have a KIA: Dominick Pilla, over."
  • (Željko Ivanek) "Roger that."
  • (Brian Van Holt) "Get on that fifty. Someone get on that fifty."
  • ("Hoot") "It's mine."
  • (Brian Van Holt) "No one gets left behind, you know that."

Richard Tyson as Busch

  • (Richard Tyson) "Looks good."
  • (Wex) "It's improving."
  • (Richard Tyson) "But if I may make a suggestion -- more of an observation."
  • (Wex) "Go ahead."
  • (Richard Tyson) "It's a children's book. They aren't supposed to scare the living s*** out of the children."
  • (Richard Tyson) "Three guys with RPGs. Coming up on your side. Now."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "Stay with it."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "This is 6-1. I'm hit. I'm hit."
  • (Glenn Morshower) "Super 6-1 is hit. He is hit. Wolcott's bird is hit."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "Hey Bull, you want to pull those PCLs offline or what?"
  • (Pavel Vokoun) "Right, babe."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "6-1 going down, 6-1 going down."
  • (Glenn Morshower) "Super 6-1 is going down. He is going down."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "Hold on."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "Ahhh."
  • (Željko Ivanek) "We've got a Black Hawk down, we've got a Black Hawk down."
  • (Glenn Morshower) "Super 6-1 is down. We've got a bird down in the city."

George Harris as Atto

  • (George Harris) "You put up reward signs. Twenty-five thousand dollars. What is this? Gunfight at the K.O. Corral?"
  • (Sam Shepard) "It's the O.K. Corral."

Michael Roof as Maddox

  • (Michael Roof) "Sir, they're going to get us f***ing killed out there."
  • (McKnight) "Just get it over with."
  • (Michael Roof) "I can't see s***, sir."
  • (McKnight) "Ok, we're going to have to turn 'em around and go back the way we came."
  • (Michael Roof) "WHAT?"

Johnny Strong as Shughart

  • (Johnny Strong) "My love, stay strong and you will do well in life. I love you and my children deeply. Today and tomorrow let each day grow and grow. Keep smiling and never give up even when things get you down. So in closing my love, tonight tuck my children in bed warmly. Tell them I love them, then hug them for me and give them both a kiss goodnight for daddy."
  • (General Garrison) "This is Garrison. Now I want to be sure y'all understand what your asking for, so say it out loud and clear."
  • (Johnny Strong) "We're asking to go in and set-up a perimeter until ground support arrives."

Jeremy Piven as Cliff Wolcott

  • (Jeremy Piven) "Ireeene."
  • (Jeremy Piven) "Ladies and Gentlemen, my name is Cliff "Elvis" Wolcott, I'll be your pilot this afternoon. Federal regulations designate this a "non-smoking" Black Hawk helicopter. For those of you who have the "Mogadishu Frequent Flyer" program, you'll be earning a hundred free credits this afternoon, and as always, the air sickness bags are located in the seat-back, in front of you."

Charlie Hofheimer as Smith

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

Enrique Murciano as Ruiz

  • (Enrique Murciano) "Don't go back out there without me. I can still do my job."

Brendan Sexton III as Kowalewski

  • (Brendan Sexton III) "Joyce. Joyce. Come on help me pick him up."

Hugh Dancy as Schmid

  • (McKnight) "What happened to him?"
  • (Hugh Dancy) "He fell, missed the rope."
  • (McKnight) "How'd he do that?"

Glenn Morshower as Matthews

  • (Glenn Morshower) "What's the matter Danny? Something you don't like?"
  • (McKnight) "No Spectre gunships, daylight instead of night, late afternoon when they're all f***ed up on Khat, only part of the city Aidid can mount a serious counter-attack on short notice --"
  • (McKnight) "What's not to like?"
  • (Željko Ivanek) "Life's imperfect."
  • (McKnight) "Yeah, for you two, circling above it at five hundred feet it's imperfect. Down in the street, it's unforgiving."

Razaaq Adoti as Yousuf Dahir Mo'alim

  • (Razaaq Adoti) "This food is the property of Mohammad Farid Aidid, go back to your homes."

Željko Ivanek as Harell

  • (Željko Ivanek) "We got a black hawk down, we got a black hawk down."
  • (Glenn Morshower) "Super 61 is down. We got a bird down in the city. Super 61 is on the deck now."
  • (Željko Ivanek) "Now he's saying the target building's actually a couple blocks down but if he's seen outside it he'll be shot."
  • (Sam Shepard) "I'll f***ing shoot him myself a couple blocks down. Tell him I want his skinny ass parked in front of the damn building, he's not getting paid til he does exactly that."

William Fichtner as Sanderson

  • (William Fichtner) "So where did they find you?"
  • (Ewan McGregor) "Behind a desk."
  • (Ewan McGregor) "No really."
  • (William Fichtner) ""MY GUYS, LET'S GO.""
  • (William Fichtner) "Are you alright?"
  • (Ewan McGregor) "Yeah, I can hear bells ringin'."

Chris Beetem as Joyce

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Gordon

  • ("Hoot") "Nice man, very smooth."
  • (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) "Single shot through the engine block."
  • ("Hoot") "s***, that's a shame. That was a nice jeep."

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