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Brubaker Quotes

Brubaker is a television program that debuted in 1970 . Brubaker ended in 1970.

It features Ron Silverman as producer, Lalo Schifrin in charge of musical score, and Bruno Nuytten as head of cinematography.

Brubaker is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Brubaker is 132 minutes long. Brubaker is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: Robert Redford as Henry Brubaker, Jane Alexander as Lillian Gray, Tim McIntire as Huey Rauch, Morgan Freeman as Walter, David Keith as Larry Lee Bullen, Richard Ward as Abraham Cook, M. Emmet Walsh as C.P. Woodward, Matt Clark as Roy Purcell, and Albert Salmi as Rory Poke.

Brubaker Quotes

Robert Redford as Henry Brubaker

  • (Robert Redford) "Hey. Can we talk?"
  • (Morgan Freeman) "Who the f*** are you? I want the man."
  • (Robert Redford) "I am. I am the man. I'm the new warden here. My name's Henry Brubaker."
  • (Morgan Freeman) "Man, don't be f***ing with my head. 'New warden' my ass."
  • (Robert Redford) "It's true; I swear it."
  • (Morgan Freeman) "Then how come you look like a scumbag?"
  • (Robert Redford) "'Cause I'm fooling those guys out there."
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "What you gon' do about Abraham?"
  • (Robert Redford) "I've got Purcell filling out forms in triplicate, and I'm going to get him released just as soon as I-"
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "Now why do you wanna go and do that?"
  • (Robert Redford) "Do what?"
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "Look, why don't you just leave him be. I mean, all he knows is this place."
  • (Robert Redford) "You; You knew that he had been in here as long as he'd been in here."
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "Just leave him alone. He's not- He's not botherin' nobody here."
  • (Robert Redford) "Hey -- You can't hide in prison forever, Coombes."
  • (Robert Redford) "Mess with me now; you're gonna regret it later."
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "We don't work this thing out fast, mister, you're not gonna be around later."
  • (Robert Redford) "Do you want ID?"
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "Listen, man. All I have to do is raise my right hand and that tower guard's gonna blow you out."
  • (Robert Redford) "-- or you can continue walking with me, like the smart escort I figure you to be."
  • (Robert Redford) "That's murder they're talking about in there. And if they condone it, how are you gonna turn around and tell these guys why they're locked up?"
  • (Robert Redford) "What are you in for?"
  • (Richard Ward) "Manslaughter. Killed my baby brother with a rock."
  • (Robert Redford) "How long were you sentenced?"
  • (Richard Ward) "35 years."
  • (Robert Redford) "How long have you been here?"
  • (Richard Ward) "You know the answer to that."
  • (Robert Redford) "Yeah, 38 years and six months."
  • (Robert Redford) "What happened? What happened to your eye?"
  • (Richard Ward) "Oh, got hit."
  • (Robert Redford) "With what?"
  • (Richard Ward) "With a baseball bat, a trace chain, and a rope with knots in it."
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "Hey, Brubaker, you know something? That's the first time I've heard those guys laugh in fifteen years."
  • (Robert Redford) "It doesn't bother you, does it?"
  • (Zaranska) "Let's just take a little bit off around the ears."
  • (Barber) "Costs five to get you no haircut now, Zaranska. Two only gets you a crew-cut."
  • (Zaranska) "f***, I could use this on a bed."
  • (Barber) "It'll all come off then. Maybe an ear with it."
  • (Barber) "What's it be, my man?"
  • (Robert Redford) "Leave the ears."
  • (Robert Redford) "Tower number 3; who'm I looking at? He's looking at me."
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "Up there, you got Douglass Mizell."
  • (Robert Redford) "Who the hell is Doug Mizell?"
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "He's a forger. Three times grand theft."
  • (Robert Redford) "I want a rundown on everybody that's got tower duty. I-"
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "I do believe that's Purcell's job, sir."
  • (Robert Redford) "I want only murderers up there; one-time impulse killers."
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "Well, aren't you taking kind of a chance doing that? Aren't you? I mean, uh --"
  • (Robert Redford) "No, it's the habituals you can't trust. Murderers; most of 'em; already have it out of their system. Guys like you, right?"
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "There's nobody around here like me."
  • (Robert Redford) "I don't see playing politics with the truth."

David Keith as Larry Lee Bullen

  • (David Keith) "God Almighty. Do you know what I'd like to do with her?"
  • (Albert Salmi) "Yeah, I know what you'd like to do."
  • (David Keith) "You're wrong. You ever just want to talk?"
  • (Albert Salmi) "s***. You been whackin' it so long Bullen your mind's startin' to collapse in on itself."

Jane Alexander as Lillian Gray

  • (Jane Alexander) "I want to know why you always think you can just walk out."
  • (Robert Redford) "Because that's murder they're talking about in there. And if I condone it, you can't turn around and tell these men why they're locked up. It's one standard for everyone, the way I see it."
  • (Jane Alexander) "And you can't see any options, no middle ground."
  • (Robert Redford) "No, I don't see playing politics with the truth, Lillian."
  • (Jane Alexander) "No way to compromise?"
  • (Robert Redford) "Oh, on strategy, maybe -- but not on principle."
  • (Jane Alexander) "But that's what I -- god**** it, I agree with you --"
  • (Robert Redford) "No you don't. Not really."
  • (Jane Alexander) "You can't reform the system if you're not in it."

Tim McIntire as Huey Rauch

  • (Tim McIntire) "Sanitation detail. You too, Bullen."
  • (Richard 'Dickie' Coombes) "Now, wait a minute. This man's hurt."
  • (Tim McIntire) "You just deal with colored; I'll take care of the white folks. 'Sides, I don't think Bullen's got much more'n refried s*** for brains this morning."

M. Emmet Walsh as C.P. Woodward

  • (M. Emmet Walsh) "I'm not in the construction business for my health."
  • (Robert Redford) "Or anybody else's, it seems."

Matt Clark as Roy Purcell

  • (Matt Clark) "I don't know who's in there or what's going on, but the warden of Wakefield prison is out here, and we're probably coming in."
  • (Matt Clark) "Roy. Roy. Do I get the desk job?"
  • (Matt Clark) "You want a desk job, huh? I got a desk job for ya."
  • (Matt Clark) "Spell "opthamology"."
  • (Matt Clark) "Say WHAT?"
  • (Matt Clark) "Jesus."

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