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Broadcast News (film) Quotes

Broadcast News (film) is a television program that debuted in 1970 . Broadcast News ended in 1970.

It features James L. Brooks as producer, Bill Conti in charge of musical score, and Michael Ballhaus as head of cinematography.

Broadcast News (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Broadcast News (film) is 133 minutes long. Broadcast News (film) is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: Peter Hackes as Paul Moore, Albert Brooks as Aaron Altman, Joan Cusack as Blair Litton, William Hurt as Tom Grunnick, Jack Nicholson as Bill Rorich, William Hurt as Tom Granick, Albert Brooks as Aaron, Lois Chiles as Jennifer Mack, Robert Prosky as Ernie Merriman, and Joan Cusack as Elli.

Broadcast News (film) Quotes

William Hurt as Tom Granick

  • (William Hurt) "It's not that I'm down on myself. Trust me. I stink."
  • (William Hurt) "It's amazing who's here."
  • (Jane Craig) "Who?"
  • (William Hurt) "Me."
  • (Jane Craig) "It wasn't UNPRECEDENTED, was it?"
  • (William Hurt) "Not unless you count "Singin' In the Rain"."
  • (William Hurt) "You're an amazing woman; what a feeling having you inside my head."
  • (Jane Craig) "Yeah; it was; an unusual place to be."
  • (William Hurt) "It's like; indescribable; you knew just when to feed me the next line, you knew the m -- second before I needed it. There was like, a rhythm we got into; it was like; great sex."
  • (Jane Craig) "So you like me, huh?"
  • (William Hurt) "I like you as much as I can like anyone who thinks I'm an asshole."

Albert Brooks as Aaron Altman

  • (Albert Brooks) "Ok, I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time."
  • (Jane Craig) "People called in complaining about your sweating?"
  • (Albert Brooks) "No, NICE calls, worried that I was having a heart attack."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Here's a good one. They allow us to have cameras at an execution in Florida. Do you broadcast tape of the guy in the chair when they turn on the voltage?"
  • (Martin Klein) "Sure."
  • (Lois Chiles) "Why not?"
  • (Robert Prosky) "Absolutely."
  • (George Wein) "You bet."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Nothing like wrestling with a moral dilemma, is there?"
  • (Albert Brooks) "If anything happens to me, you tell every woman I've ever gone out with I was talking about her at the end. That way they'll have to reevaluate me."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Six years from now, I'll be back here with my wife and two kids. And I'll see you, and one of my kids will say, "Daddy, who is that?" And I'll say it's not nice to point at single fat women."
  • (Albert Brooks) "A lot of alliteration from anxious anchors placed in powerful posts."
  • (Albert Brooks) "You really blew the lid off of nookie"
  • (Albert Brooks) "I just wanna be alone this time."
  • (Robert Prosky) "It's ok. I'll go with you."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Thanks."
  • (Albert Brooks) "I know you care about him. I've never seen you like this about anyone, so please don't get me wrong when I tell you that Tom, while being a very nice guy, is the Devil."
  • (Jane Craig) "This isn't friendship. You're crazy, you know that?"
  • (Albert Brooks) "What do you think the Devil is going to look like if he's around?"
  • (Jane Craig) "God."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Come on. Nobody is going to be taken in by a guy with a long, red, pointy tail. What's he gonna sound like?"
  • (Albert Brooks) "No. I'm semi-serious here."
  • (Jane Craig) "You're seriously --"
  • (Albert Brooks) "He will be attractive. He'll be nice and helpful. He'll get a job where he influences a great God-fearing nation. He'll never do an evil thing. He'll never deliberately hurt a living thing -- he will just bit by little bit lower our standards where they are important. Just a tiny little bit. Just coax along flash over substance. Just a tiny little bit. And he'll talk about all of us really being salesmen. And he'll get all the great women."
  • (Albert Brooks) "I say it here, it comes out there."
  • (Jane Craig) "Bastard. Sneak. Quitter."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Speaking."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Pretty peppy party pal."
  • (Unnamed) "f***, f***, f***, f***, f***. Can you use that?"
  • (Albert Brooks) "Depends on how slow a news day it is."
  • (Jane Craig) "I can't believe you said that."
  • (Albert Brooks) "I'm very proud of that."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Sorry -- sex, tears -- this must be the news."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Wouldn't this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive? If "needy" were a turn-on?"
  • (Jane Craig) "No, no, no it wasn't just the speech, the same thing happened with this guy. I have passed some line, some place. I am beginning to repel people I'm trying to seduce."
  • (Albert Brooks) "He must've been great looking --"
  • (Jane Craig) "Why do you say that?"
  • (Albert Brooks) "Because nobody invites a bad looking idiot up to their bedroom."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Just how noticeable is this, huh?"
  • (Martin Klein) "OK. What about this? Here's a tough ethical one. Would you tell a source that you loved them? Just to get some information?"
  • (Albert Brooks) "Yes."
  • (George Wein) "Yes."
  • (Robert Prosky) "Me too."
  • (Lois Chiles) "Sure."
  • (George Wein) "You bet."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Jennifer didn't know there was an alternative."
  • (Albert Brooks) "See ya in da lobbies."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Let's never forget, we're the real story, not them."
  • (Albert Brooks) "I can sing while I read, I am singing and reading both."
  • (Albert Brooks) "And if things had gone differently for me tonight, then I probably wouldn't be saying any of this. I grant you everything. But give me this: He personifies everything that you've been fighting against. And I'm in love with you. How do you like that? I buried the lede."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Can I watch the news?"
  • (Albert Brooks) "A lot of alliterations from anxious anchors placed in powerful posts."

Peter Hackes as Paul Moore

  • (Peter Hackes) "It must be nice to always believe you know better, to always think you're the smartest person in the room."
  • (Jane Craig) "No. It's awful."
  • (Peter Hackes) "Now, if there's anything I can do for you --"
  • (Unnamed) "Well, I certainly hope you'll die soon."

Joan Cusack as Elli

  • (Joan Cusack) "Except for socially, you're my role model."
  • (Joan Cusack) "Oh, you think anyone who's proud of the work we do is an ass-kisser."
  • (Albert Brooks) "No, I think anyone who puckers up their lips and presses it against their bosses buttocks and then smooches is an ass-kisser."
  • (Joan Cusack) "My gosh -- and for a while there I was attracted to you."
  • (Albert Brooks) "Well, wait a minute, that changes everything."

Jack Nicholson as Bill Rorich

  • (Jack Nicholson) "This is a brutal layoff. And all because they couldn't program Wednesday nights."
  • (Peter Hackes) "You can make it less brutal by knocking a million or so off your salary -- Bad joke, I'm sorry."

Lois Chiles as Jennifer Mack

  • (Lois Chiles) "Do you do bunny rabbits?"

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