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Murder in the First (film) Quotes

Murder in the First (film) is a television show that first aired in 1970 . Murder in the First ended its run in 1970.

It features Marc Frydman as producer, Christopher Young in charge of musical score, and Fred Murphy (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Murder in the First (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Murder in the First (film) is 122 minutes long. Murder in the First (film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Gary Oldman as Milton Glenn, Christian Slater as James Stamphill, Kevin Bacon as Henri Young, Stephen Tobolowsky as Mr. Henkin, William H. Macy as D.A. William McNeil, and R. Lee Ermey as Judge Clawson.

Murder in the First (film) Quotes

Kevin Bacon as Henri Young

  • (Kevin Bacon) "Action; I won. Reaction; you can't ever take that away from me."
  • (Kevin Bacon) "Mr. Young, I am not here to satisfy any sexual fantasies that you might have."
  • (Kevin Bacon) "You're not?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "No, I'm your attorney."
  • (Kevin Bacon) "I won. "Reaction." You can't ever take that away from me."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Take him to the hole."
  • (Kevin Bacon) "I got nothin'. I got nobody. I don't need a lawyer, I need a friend."
  • (Kevin Bacon) "Hey, you wanna do something for me? Let's play cards --"

Christian Slater as James Stamphill

  • (Christian Slater) "I became a baseball fan. You did it Henri."
  • (Christian Slater) "Mister Young, we have got to talk. Would you like a cigarette?"
  • (Kevin Bacon) "No thanks, that s***'ll kill ya."
  • (Christian Slater) "Unlike many men who lived long after, Henry Young did not die in vain. In the end he was not afraid. He lived and he died in triumphed. If only we could all do that."
  • (Christian Slater) "I was wondering if I could talk to you, sir, about a continuance."
  • (William H. Macy) "No."
  • (Christian Slater) "You don't understand, sir, he just sits there. I can't even get him to speak."
  • (William H. Macy) "Well maybe he's practicing for the gas chamber. Tell him to take deep breaths."
  • (Christian Slater) "Did you kill Rufus McCain?"
  • (Kevin Bacon) "I was the weapon, but I ain't no killer."
  • (Christian Slater) "I will ask you what I want to ask you."
  • (Kevin Bacon) "And I answer what I want to answer."
  • (Christian Slater) "Fine."
  • (Kevin Bacon) "Fine."
  • (Christian Slater) "The definition of rehabilitate: To restore to a state of physical, mental, and moral health through treatment and training."

R. Lee Ermey as Judge Clawson

  • (R. Lee Ermey) "Mr. Stamphill, you are skating on very thin ice."
  • (Christian Slater) "Maybe your Honor, but I'd like to get to the other side."
  • (R. Lee Ermey) "I do not need you to tell me what is, or is not okay. In this court room, I am the one who decides what is, or is not okay. Okay?"

Stephen Tobolowsky as Mr. Henkin

  • (Stephen Tobolowsky) "I don't know who you pissed off to get this piece of s*** case, but that's the breaks."

Gary Oldman as Milton Glenn

  • (Gary Oldman) "Some men are broken by the laws that they break, unable to resist the forces that are pulling them down. Other men live by the rules that society sets down. You're not one of them."
  • (Gary Oldman) "ln life for every action there is a definite and distinct reaction. Action"
  • (Gary Oldman) "-- reaction"
  • (Gary Oldman) "."
  • (Kevin Bacon) "Yes, Mr. Glenn."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Now, if you escape, action: l lose my job -- Reaction: l have a family that l will not be able to provide for. Now, knowing this information, can you tell me why you would possibly want to escape and jeopardize my family? l've done nothing to you but my job. And instead of letting you learn by breaking the rules, l feel l need to show you how to obey them. Tolerance. Tolerance for pain. My tolerance of you. But tolerance can be mistaken for kindness. And kindness can be mistaken for weakness. And we can't have weakness, can we, Henri?"

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