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The Longest Yard (1974 film) Quotes

The Longest Yard (1974 film) is a TV program that debuted in 1970 . The Longest Yard ended in 1970.

It features Albert S. Ruddy as producer, Frank De Vol in charge of musical score, and Joseph Biroc as head of cinematography.

The Longest Yard (1974 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Longest Yard (1974 film) is 121 minutes long. The Longest Yard (1974 film) is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Burt Reynolds as Paul Crewe, Joe Kapp as Walking Boss, Burt Reynolds as Crewe, James Hampton as Caretaker, Richard Kiel as Samson, Michael Conrad as Nate Scarboro, Harry Caesar as Granville, Charles Tyner as Unger, John Steadman as Pop, Ray Nitschke as Bogdanski, Eddie Albert as Warden Hazen, Pervis Atkins as Mawabe, and Anitra Ford as Melissa.

The Longest Yard (1974 film) Quotes

Burt Reynolds as Paul Crewe

  • (Burt Reynolds) "My, you have lovely hair. You ever find any spiders in it?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "You take your football down here real serious, don't you?"
  • (James Hampton) "You mind if I ask you one question?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Yes, I do mind."
  • (James Hampton) "Why did you do it?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "It's a long story."
  • (James Hampton) "Well, I got eight years."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "You know what my problem has been all my life? I've always had my s*** together. Always. My problem's been I couldn't lift it."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "What's he doin' now?"
  • (James Hampton) "Nobody's ever had the guts to ask him."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Look what we have here; a miniature cop."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Hey Pop, the time you hit Hazen in the mouth, was it worth 30 years?"
  • (John Steadman) "For me it was."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Then give me my damn shoe."
  • (Unnamed) "Why'd you drive her car into the bay?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Couldn't find a car wash."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "The most important thing to remember is: to protect your quarterback; ME."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Whattya got for me, Sunshine?"
  • (James Hampton) "I can get you steroids, vitamins, greenies, anything you want. You name it. I'm the best hustler in the joint."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "How much of what this guy says he can do, can he do?"
  • (Michael Conrad) "He can get you laid in here -- with a woman."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "For Nate, for Granny -- for Caretaker."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "You know, there's only one thing I'm sorry about."
  • (Eddie Albert) "What's that, Mr. Crewe?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "That you're not out here with us knockin' heads."
  • (Eddie Albert) "I'm afraid I'm a little old for that."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "No, you never had the guts to begin with."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "We're gettin' up a football game against the guards. Wondered if maybe you and some of your buddies here would like to join in on the fun."
  • (Richard Kiel) "With the guards?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Uh huh."
  • (Richard Kiel) "Sure, I'd like that."

Pervis Atkins as Mawabe

  • (Pervis Atkins) "Well Mr. Crewe, Were in business, Compliments from the greater Chicago Youth Authority."
  • (Harry Caesar) "There goes the neighborhood."

Eddie Albert as Warden Hazen

  • (Captain Knauer) "Dammit, Warden, I think this game's a big mistake."
  • (Eddie Albert) "Captain, not only will you have the chance to hone our team to a fine edge, you'll also have the opportunity to learn a great deal about life. Why is it, do you suppose, that I can walk through this yard, surrounded by hate, and in total command?"
  • (Captain Knauer) "Because you've got 15 gun turrets all around you that say you can."
  • (Eddie Albert) "How do you think we'd do against the pros?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "That team against the pros?"
  • (Eddie Albert) "Yeah."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Well, you'd have a real problem."
  • (Eddie Albert) "Well, how do you think we'd do against the cons?"
  • (Eddie Albert) "Mr. Crewe, as old Mr. Sam used to say, 'In this institution, to get along, you go along.'"

James Hampton as Caretaker

  • (James Hampton) "Now to me, that's biscuits and gravy."
  • (James Hampton) "Most of these old boys don't have nothing. Never had nothing to start with. But you, You had it all. Then you let your teammates down, got yourself caught with your hand in the cookie jar."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Oh I did, did I?"
  • (James Hampton) "Oh I ain't saying you did or you didn't. All I'm saying is that you could have robbed banks, sold dope or stole your grandmother's pension checks and none of us would have minded. But shaving points off of a football game, man that's un-American."

Harry Caesar as Granville

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

Ray Nitschke as Bogdanski

  • (Ray Nitschke) "I'll see ya on the field, Superstar."

Joe Kapp as Walking Boss

  • (Joe Kapp) "f*** you, boy."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Not today, boss."

Anitra Ford as Melissa

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

Richard Kiel as Samson

  • (Richard Kiel) "I think I broke his f***in' neck."
  • (Announcer) "I think he broke his f***in' neck."
  • (Team doctor) "One side, one side."
  • (Team doctor) "Get the ambulance. I think he broke his f***in' neck."
  • (Richard Kiel) "See. I told you I broke his f***in' neck."

Charles Tyner as Unger

  • (Charles Tyner) "How do ya like them apples, Superstar?"

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