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Rio Bravo (film) Quotes

Rio Bravo (film) is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . Rio Bravo completed its run in 1970.

It features Howard Hawks as producer, Dimitri Tiomkin in charge of musical score, and Russell Harlan as head of cinematography.

Rio Bravo (film) is recorded in English, and Spanish and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Rio Bravo (film) is 141 minutes long. Rio Bravo (film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Angie Dickinson as Feathers, John Wayne as John T. Chance, Walter Brennan as Stumpy, Dean Martin as Dude, Ward Bond as Pat Wheeler, Ricky Nelson as Colorado Ryan, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez as Carlos Robante, Joseph Shimada as Burt, Claude Akins as Joe Burdette, and John Russell as Nathan Burdette.

Rio Bravo (film) Quotes

Ricky Nelson as Colorado Ryan

  • (Ricky Nelson) "How'd you come out with Burdette?"
  • (John Wayne) "He wanted to talk to his brother."
  • (Ricky Nelson) "What'd he have to say?"
  • (John Wayne) "Nothing."
  • (Ricky Nelson) "You mean he didn't say anything?"
  • (John Wayne) "Why are you so interested?"
  • (Ricky Nelson) "Because he's talkin' now. Hear that music? He told the man to play it."
  • (John Wayne) "What is it?"
  • (Ricky Nelson) "Well, they call it the "Degüello" -- the cutthroat song. The Mexicans played it for those Texas boys when they had 'em bottled up in the Alamo."
  • (John Wayne) "Yeah."
  • (Ricky Nelson) "Played it day and night 'til it was all over. Now do you know what he means by it?"
  • (John Wayne) "No quarter. No mercy for the loser."
  • (Ricky Nelson) "You'll be hearin' a lot of it."
  • (John Wayne) "I guess we made him talk after all."

John Wayne as John T. Chance

  • (John Wayne) "Got any new men with you, Pat?"
  • (Ward Bond) "Nah, nobody 'cept Colorado, here."
  • (John Wayne) "Where'd you take him on?"
  • (Ward Bond) "Fort Worth"
  • (John Wayne) "What does he do?"
  • (Ricky Nelson) "I speak English, sheriff. If you wanna ask me."
  • (John Wayne) "You take chances, my friend."
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "Because I know woman. If she will be mad or she will be sorry; if it is 'mad', she will be much pleasure to make right; and if she is 'sorry', it will be the same pleasure. You -- you do not have women, so you do not know, senor. But me -- Carlos Robante -- I know."
  • (John Wayne) "He didn't take too kindly to being arrested for murder."
  • (Claude Akins) "It wasn't murder."
  • (John Russell) "If he says it wasn't murder, why do you say it was?"
  • (John Wayne) "Man gets shot that's got a gun, there's room for reasonable doubt. Man gets shot that hasn't got a gun, what would you call it? But, you knew that already otherwise you wouldn't have set things up the way you did."
  • (John Russell) "Just what have I done?"
  • (John Wayne) "You're a rich man, Burdette -- big ranch, pay a lot of people to do what you want 'em to do. And you got a brother. He's no good but he's your brother. He committed twenty murders you'd try and see he didn't hang for 'em."
  • (John Russell) "I don't like that kinda talk. Now you're practically accusing me --"
  • (John Wayne) "Let's get this straight. You don't like? I don't like a lot of things. I don't like your men sittin' on the road bottling up this town. I don't like your men watching us, trying to catch us with our backs turned. And I don't like it when a friend of mine offers to help and twenty minutes later he's dead. And i don't like you, Burdette, because you set it up."
  • (John Wayne) "Did the girl -- what happened to your eye?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "You told me to put the lady on the stage."
  • (John Wayne) "Oh, she did that? What'd you do?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "Aw, she did not do it."
  • (John Wayne) "I thought you said she did."
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "No, I say you tell me to put her on the stage. Consuela, she hit me in the eye."
  • (John Wayne) "Wait a minute, I'm a little mixed up."
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "Please, please senor, do not talk, I tell you."
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "It is better I tell you. You told me to put the lady on the stage."
  • (John Wayne) "Right --"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "She say she is ready but she don't come down."
  • (John Wayne) "What?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "I yell at her, come down. She said she ain't coming. I go up and get her, she said she don't go."
  • (John Wayne) "Well did she go?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "Please. I tell her you say go. I tell her I am responsible, she say no, she is responsible. And I say "that may be" -- and I pick her up. Then Consuela say, "what are you doing with that woman?" And I say I take her to the stage. "The woman," she said, "she don't want to go on the stage."
  • (John Wayne) "Well, did she go on the stage?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "Please. Then Consuela tell me, "put her down." I said "I am responsible." Consuela, she thinks that means something else. So she give me this eye."
  • (John Wayne) "What'd you do?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "Do ? What can I do? My arms is full of the lady. I can do nothing, I drop her on the floor. She yells, and she said I tried to kill her."
  • (John Wayne) "Carlos, did the girl get on the stage?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "No, she did not go. But Jake say he couldn't wait."
  • (John Wayne) "Why?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "He said he must leave."
  • (John Wayne) "I don't -- I mean the girl. Did she say why she wasn't going?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "No -- she didn't say. How can I know if she don't say?"
  • (Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez) "Please senor Chase, you come and tell Consuelo what responsible means."
  • (John Wayne) "It's nice to see a smart kid for a change."
  • (Walter Brennan) "Yeah, he ain't like the usual kid with a gun."
  • (Dean Martin) "Wonder if he's as good as Wheeler said?"
  • (John Wayne) "I'd say he is."
  • (John Wayne) "I'd say he's so good, he doesn't feel he has to prove it."
  • (John Wayne) "You want that gun, pick it up. I wish you would."
  • (John Wayne) "Joe, you're under arrest."
  • (John Wayne) "You're not as smart as your brother, Joe. He sees Stumpy here sittin' around the corner locked in with you -- and if that isn't plain enough, I'll tell you why. If any trouble starts around this jail, before anybody can get to you you're gonna get accidentally shot."
  • (Walter Brennan) "I can practical' guarantee that."
  • (John Wayne) "Sorry don't get it done, Dude. That's the second time you hit me. Don't ever do it again."
  • (John Wayne) "Stumpy."
  • (Walter Brennan) "What?"
  • (John Wayne) "They don't need any help with that tune."
  • (Walter Brennan) "What's the matter? Is it getting through to you? Yiuk, yiuk."
  • (John Wayne) "It's nice to see a smart kid for a change."

Ward Bond as Pat Wheeler

  • (Ward Bond) "What about my drivers? You could use them."
  • (John Wayne) "Supposing I got 'em. What'd I have? Some well-meaning amatuers, most of 'em worried about their wives and kids. Burdette has 30 or 40 men, all professionals. Only thing they're worried about is earning their pay. No, Pat. I'd just be giving them more targets to shoot at. A lot of people'd get hurt. Joe Burdette isn't worth it. He isn't worth one of them that'd get killed."
  • (Ward Bond) "Then what are you gonna do? All you got for help is that old man down at the jail and this --"
  • (Dean Martin) "Borrachon's the name, Mr. Wheeler. I'll step outside so you can talk more freely."
  • (Ward Bond) "I told him you were one of the best."
  • (Ricky Nelson) "Well, I'll tell you what I'm a lot better at, Mr. Wheeler -- that's minding my own business."
  • (Ward Bond) "A game-legged old man and a drunk. That's all you got?"
  • (John Wayne) "That's WHAT I got."
  • (Ward Bond) "If I ever saw a man holdin' a bull by the tail, you're it."

Walter Brennan as Stumpy

  • (Walter Brennan) "You think I'll ever get to be a sheriff?"
  • (Dean Martin) "Not unless you mind your own business."
  • (Walter Brennan) "Joe don't get no sugar in his coffee; he just gets water poured over the grounds."
  • (Walter Brennan) "Hey, Dude. How do ya like them apples?"

Dean Martin as Dude

  • (Dean Martin) "Is he as good as I used to be?"
  • (John Wayne) "It'd be pretty close. I'd hate to have to live on the difference."
  • (Dean Martin) "I quit, John. I quit."
  • (John Wayne) "All right, quit. Nobody's trying to stop you. You wanna quit, quit. Go back to the bottle, get drunk. One thing, though. The next time someone throws a dollar into a spittoon, don't expect me to do anything about it. Just get down on your knees and get it."
  • (Dean Martin) "I'm -- sorry."
  • (John Wayne) "Sorry don't get it done, Dude. That's the second time you hit me. Don't ever do it again."

Angie Dickinson as Feathers

  • (Angie Dickinson) "I thought you were never going to say it."
  • (John Wayne) "Say what?"
  • (Angie Dickinson) "That you love me."
  • (John Wayne) "I said I'd arrest you."
  • (Angie Dickinson) "It means the same thing, you know that."
  • (Angie Dickinson) "This isn't the first time that handbill has come up. I'd like to know what to do about it."
  • (John Wayne) "Well, you could quit playing cards -- wearing feathers."
  • (Angie Dickinson) "No, sheriff. No, I'm not going to do that. You see -- that's what I'd do if I were the kind of girl that you think I am."
  • (Angie Dickinson) "In case you make up your mind, I left my door open. Get a good night's sleep."
  • (John Wayne) "You're not helping me any."
  • (Angie Dickinson) "How does a -- how does a man get to be a sheriff?"
  • (John Wayne) "Gets lazy. Gets tired of selling his gun all over. Decides to sell it in one place."
  • (Angie Dickinson) "I'd say you made a poor sale."
  • (John Wayne) "A lot of people around here'll agree with you."
  • (Angie Dickinson) "But -- it's still a sale and it's too late to back out."
  • (Angie Dickinson) "Hey, sheriff, you forgot your pants."

Joseph Shimada as Burt

  • (Joseph Shimada) "Oh, Senor Chance, what do you wish me to do with these three dead men?"
  • (John Wayne) "Well, you're the undertaker, Burt; bury 'em. Another one down by the bridge, send in your bill and the county will pay you."
  • (Joseph Shimada) "No need for that, each one of them had two new fifty dollar gold pieces in his pocket."
  • (John Wayne) "Price is going up."

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