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Tank (film) Quotes

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

It features Irwin Yablans as producer, Lalo Schifrin in charge of musical score, and Donald H. Birnkrant as head of cinematography.

Tank (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Tank (film) is 113 minutes long. Tank (film) is distributed by Universal Pictures.

The cast includes: James Cromwell as Biker, James Garner as Zack, G. D. Spradlin as Sheriff Buelton, James Cromwell as Deputy Euclid Baker, Shirley Jones as LaDonna Carey, and C. Thomas Howell as William 'Billy' Carey.

Tank (film) Quotes

C. Thomas Howell as William 'Billy' Carey

  • (C. Thomas Howell) "If that sheriff tries to hurt my old man, I will blow him away."
  • (G. D. Spradlin) "That little s***'s running for governor."

G. D. Spradlin as Sheriff Buelton

  • (G. D. Spradlin) "Do you believe in Wonder Woman?"
  • (G. D. Spradlin) "Did you just call me a p***** communist?"
  • (G. D. Spradlin) "They're gonna lose, General. They're goin' down in flames and you're gonna help me do it. I just got back from the governor's office, and I can have him call you or he can call your superior if that's the way you want it. But, either way, I'm gonna see some tanks rollin' out here to stop that maniac."
  • (Maj. Gen. V.E. Hubik) "Go ahead, call anyone you like, sheriff. I don't take orders from governors. Sergeant Major Carey's resigned. Besides, he's committed no major crime in my jurisdiction."
  • (G. D. Spradlin) "He stole a god damn tank."
  • (Maj. Gen. V.E. Hubik) "It's his tank he can do what he wants with it. The most I've got him on is busting a twenty foot section of fence."
  • (G. D. Spradlin) "General, I am the local civilian authority and I am hereby making a formal request of the military to do everything in its power to assist and aid me in apprehending known --"
  • (Maj. Gen. V.E. Hubik) "Posse Comitatus, sir."
  • (G. D. Spradlin) "Did you call me a p***** communist?"
  • (Maj. Gen. V.E. Hubik) "The U.S. Army is, by an act of congress; Posse Comitatus act, specifically precluded from enforcing civilian law outside the military reservation."
  • (G. D. Spradlin) "p***** communist?"
  • (Maj. Gen. V.E. Hubik) "That means I do not have the authority to provide you with a single piece of military equipment or personnel without a direct order from my superior or the President of the United States. I can give you his address, if you'd like."
  • (G. D. Spradlin) "You syphilitic Bolshevik. You pervert. You p***** Communist."

James Garner as Zack

  • (Unnamed) "Now my wife and kids is gone."
  • (Unnamed) "You all gonna try and burn me out? Well you go to it. But I tell you one thing, I'll take a few of you with me."
  • (James Garner) "This is the tank. You assholes better move."
  • (Unnamed) "Why would anyone want to own a Sherman tank?"
  • (James Garner) "Because it's very hard to shoot yourself while you're cleaning it."
  • (James Garner) "Alright you two, hold on, we're going for a rough ride."
  • (James Garner) "I do believe I got you covered."
  • (James Garner) "Well -- doesn't that just frost it."
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "What is it?"
  • (James Garner) "I do believe we threw a track."
  • (James Garner) "We're not runnin' from the law. We're runnin' to the law."
  • (James Garner) "Sergeant?"
  • (Mess Sergeant) "Yeah?"
  • (James Garner) "That's the best f***in' apple cobbler I ever tasted."

James Cromwell as Deputy Euclid Baker

  • (James Cromwell) "Someone better have a damn good reason for pounding on my door at 7 in the mornin'. Gonna spend some time in my jail."
  • (James Garner) "I do believe I got you covered."
  • (James Cromwell) "Oh, Lord."
  • (Unnamed) "What're ya'll doing?"
  • (James Cromwell) "Stealin'"

Shirley Jones as LaDonna Carey

  • (Gov. Harold R. Sims, Tennessee) "In all candor, Mrs. Carey, I would find it very difficult to put the full prestige and honor of the governorship behind a crusade led by two men in a tank with a 20-year-old prostitute."
  • (Shirley Jones) "Governor, that's my husband and my son in that tank with that 20-year-old prostitute. If I don't have a problem with that, I fail to see why you should."
  • (Gov. Harold R. Sims, Tennessee) "Prehaps we look at it from different perspectives."
  • (Shirley Jones) "Well, my perspective has about a dozen reporters from every TV and radio station, and newspaper you can think of, waiting for me to come outside and make a statement. Now, I'm either going to tell them that they have a governor that they can be proud of, who's willing to see that justice is done, no more, no less. Or, I'm going to tell them that their governor is asshole."
  • (Gov. Harold R. Sims, Tennessee) "Are you threatening the Governor of this State with blackmail Mrs. Carey?"
  • (Shirley Jones) "Yes sir, I am."

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