The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys (2016)

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Holly March: Dad, there's like whores here and stuff.
Holland March: Sweetheart, how many times have I told you? Don't say "and stuff." Just say "dad, there are whores here."
Holly March: Well, there's like a ton.

Holland March: Fine. I'm done. Put a fork in me... Don't really put a fork in me.

Holland March: You seen Chet, the projectionist?
Buddy: Yeah, he just left like 10 minutes ago, went for a drink. And you are?
Holland March: In a hurry. Thanks, buddy.
Buddy: How'd you know my name was Buddy?

Jackson Healy: Marriage is buying a house for someone you hate.

Holland March: I work in a cesspool. Sex, more sex. My wife, she used to say I make a living off rumpy-pumpy. Whatever. She was English. I don't know what the fuck it means either.

Holland March: Have you seen this girl? She's got dark hair, her name is Amelia.
Flight Deck Bartender: What's in it for me?
Holland March: He'll stop doing it.
Flight Deck Bartender: Doing what?
[Healy quickly grabs the bartender and smack his head on the bar desk].
Flight Deck Bartender: Ow, fuck!
Holland March: That.

Judith Kuttner: My name is Judith Kuttner. I work for the Department of Justice.
Holland March: OK. Well, that explains basically nothing.

Holly March: Do you by any chance know a girl named Amelia? I think she did a film with Sid Shattuck.
Young Porn Queen: Don't know her, but Sid's gross. He told me this one chick was his sister, right, and then a few days later I walk in on them and they're all doing anal and stuff.
Holly March: Don't say, "and stuff." Just say, "They're doing anal."

Holland March: [to Holly] You're supposed to be at Jessica's.
Jessica: Yeah, sorry, Mr. March. My sister kicked us out. She's having a guy over.
Holland March: Your sister's such a slut.
Jessica: Yeah, I know.

Holland March: Got a cool ad though. I made your head small because I know you're sensitive about how big it is.

Holland March: You know who else was just following orders? Adolf Hitler.

Holland March: So you're telling me you made a porno where the plot is the point?

Holland March: Got a cool ad though. I made your head small because I know you're sensitive about how big it is.

Holly: You're the world's worst detectives.

Factual error: When Holland March is swimming behind the bar with mermaids, "Get Down On It" from Kool and The gang is playing. That song did not come out until 1981 and the film is set in 1977. (00:39:50)

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Trivia: The line "he'll stop doing it" "stop doing what?" followed by violence was used almost identically in Iron Man 3, also written and directed by Shane Black.

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