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Tequila Sunrise (film) Quotes

Tequila Sunrise (film) is a television show that debuted in 1970 . Tequila Sunrise completed its run in 1970.

It features Thom Mount as producer, Dave Grusin in charge of musical score, and Conrad L. Hall as head of cinematography.

Tequila Sunrise (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Tequila Sunrise (film) is 115 minutes long. Tequila Sunrise (film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Raúl Juliá as Carlos, Michelle Pfeiffer as Jo Ann, Mel Gibson as McKussic, Ann Magnuson as Dale McKussic, Kurt Russell as Nick Frescia, Raúl Juliá as Escalante, J. T. Walsh as Hal Maguire, Arliss Howard as Gregg Lindroff, and J. T. Walsh as Maguire.

Tequila Sunrise (film) Quotes

Arliss Howard as Gregg Lindroff

  • (Arliss Howard) "You meet at Orville and Wilbur's every Christmas. He throws his Chevrolet keys on the bar. You throw your Porsche keys on the bar. You pick up your drink with a gold Rolex on your wrist. He wears a Timex. Even if he wasn't a cop he'd hate your guts."

Ann Magnuson as Dale McKussic

  • (Ann Magnuson) "Nobody wants me to quit. You know, don't quit. Don't get caught. Stay on top long enough for us to knock you off. I mean, that's the motto around here. Nobody wants me to quit. The cops want to bust me. The Colombians want my connections. My wife, she wants my money. Her lawyer agrees and mine likes getting paid to argue with him. Nobody wants me to quit. I haven't even mentioned my customers here. You know they don't want me to quit."
  • (Michelle Pfeiffer) "That is completely paranoid."
  • (Ann Magnuson) "Hey, I'm just talking here. I'm not trying to convince you of a god**** thing. And I may be paranoid, but then again nobody wants me to quit."

Kurt Russell as Nick Frescia

  • (Kurt Russell) "You don't lose sight of the facts. Not unless you're nuts. You just -- You lose sight of your feelings. Mac knows how he feels: he's crazy about you and he doesn't want to get caught. For a crook it's crystal clear. On the other hand for a cop it's confusing. Mac's my friend and I like him. Maguire's my associate and I hate him. I probably have to bust my friend if I'm going to do my job. But I hate drug dealers and somebody's got to get rid of Carlos. How do I do that?"
  • (Kurt Russell) "At least the CIA does it on purpose"
  • (Kurt Russell) "Let's not talk about my business, or his business or your business."
  • (Michelle Pfeiffer) "That leaves us nothing to talk about."
  • (Kurt Russell) "Let's eat."
  • (Kurt Russell) "Generally I recommend my men stay away from vodka, and stick with scotch and bourbon."
  • (Michelle Pfeiffer) "Why is that?"
  • (Kurt Russell) "So the brass will know they're drunk and not stupid."

J. T. Walsh as Maguire

  • (J. T. Walsh) "If you call her -- You go anywhere near Mac's I'll have you shot."
  • (Kurt Russell) "You mean "arrested" don't you, Hal?"
  • (J. T. Walsh) "Come on Nick. Escalante's waiting. He wants to give you a token of his government's friendship."
  • (Kurt Russell) "What?"
  • (J. T. Walsh) "A gun. What can I say? He's Mexican."

Michelle Pfeiffer as Jo Ann

  • (Michelle Pfeiffer) "What is it? You need some chap stick or lip gloss or something? Because your lips keep getting stuck on your teeth. Or is that your idea of a smile?"
  • (Michelle Pfeiffer) "I'm sorry. I was just joking. I didn't mean to hurt you."
  • (Ann Magnuson) "Aw, come on. It didn't hurt that bad. Just looking at you hurts more."
  • (Michelle Pfeiffer) "Mr. McKussic, it seems, has been engaged in his business for purely romantic reasons, whilst you have been engaged in romance for purely business reasons."
  • (Michelle Pfeiffer) "So you thought Andy Leonard would give you respectability."
  • (Ann Magnuson) "Yes, ma'am."
  • (Michelle Pfeiffer) "Well what do you need it for?"
  • (Ann Magnuson) "-- You."

Raúl Juliá as Carlos

  • (Raúl Juliá) "I think it's time for both of us to quit. I've seen it coming for some time now, cocaine is no god**** good for anyone. The future, the future is grass -- grass, buddy. I got sixty ton of Thai stick coming in -- it's on the way."
  • (Raúl Juliá) "You go to a good deal of trouble to explain an inconsequential event, Lieutenant."
  • (Raúl Juliá) "You son of a bitch. How could you do this? Friendship is the only choice in life you can make that's yours. You can't choose your family. god**** it, I've had to face that. No man should be judged for whatever direction his dick goes. That's like blaming a compass for pointing north, for Chrissake. Friendship is all we have. We chose each other. How could you f*** it up? How could you make us look so bad?"
  • (Raúl Juliá) "She would have f***ed a snake."

Mel Gibson as McKussic

  • (Mel Gibson) "s***"
  • (Raúl Juliá) "Oh, Jesus Christ, look at that. You shot me"
  • (Mel Gibson) "So what? You shot me"
  • (Raúl Juliá) "Look at that. Look at my stomach."
  • (Mel Gibson) "You went too far, god**** it. Because you're my friend that means you get to kill anybody you want? I mean what the"
  • (Raúl Juliá) "Will you stop talking? It's making me sick"
  • (Mel Gibson) "Jesus, that looks bad"
  • (Raúl Juliá) "That's what I been telling you, for Christ's sake"

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