Braveheart
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[At Sterling, when arrows rain down on the Scots.]
Stephen: The Lord tells me he can get me out of this mess, but he's pretty sure you're fucked.

English Officer: I hope you've washed your arse today - it's about to be kissed by a king.

Royal Magistrate: The prisoner wishes to say a word.
William Wallace: Freedom!

William Wallace: Go back to England and tell them there that Scotland's daughters and her sons are yours no more. Tell them Scotland is free.

William Wallace: Lower your flags and march straight back to England, stopping at every home you pass by to beg forgiveness for a hundred years of theft, rape, and murder. Do that and your men shall live. Do it not, and every one of you will die today.

William Wallace: There's a difference between us. You think the people of this country exist to provide you with position. I think your position exists to provide those people with freedom. And I go to make sure that they have it.

Longshanks: Not the archers. My scouts tell me their archers are miles away and no threat to us. Arrows cost money. Use up the Irish. The dead cost nothing.

Young William: I can fight.
Malcolm Wallace: I know. I know you can fight. But it's our wits that make us men.

Longshanks: The trouble with Scotland is that it's full of Scots.

Stephen: Him? That can't be William Wallace. I'm prettier than this man. All right, Father. I'll ask him. If I risk my neck for you, would I get a chance to kill Englishmen?
Hamish: Is your father a ghost, or do you converse with the Almighty?
Stephen: In order to find his equal, an Irishman is forced to talk to God. Yes, Father! The Almighty says don't change the subject, just answer the fucking question!

William: We'll make spears. Hundreds of them. Long spears. Twice as long as a man.
Hamish: That long?
William: Aye.
Hamish: Some men are longer than others.
Hamish's dad: Your mother been telling you stories about me again.

Argyle Wallace: We'll stay here tonight. Tomorrow, you'll come home with me.
Young William: I don't want to leave.
Argyle Wallace: You didn't want your father to die either, did ya? But it happened.

Princess Isabelle: The king will be dead in a month and his son is a weakling. Who do you think will rule this kingdom?

Young William: What are they doin'?
Argyle Wallace: Saying goodbye in their own way. Playing outlawed tunes on outlawed pipes.

Continuity mistake: In a major fight scene two soldiers on opposite sides are jumping and spinning and tapping each other on the head with their swords.

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Trivia: The Irish Army personnel, who were used as extras in the battle scenes, had an unfortunate habit of wearing wristwatches and sunglasses, causing several scenes to be re-shot.

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Chosen answer: Just like he said, it would dull his wits and not leave him fully lucid the next day when he had to face the torture.

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He wanted his full awareness so he didn't accidentally yell for mercy.

Answer: Because it's a reference to what his Father's last words to him were at the beginning of the film before he was killed, 'I know you can fight but it's our wits that makes us men'. That's why Wallace says to the Princess, 'It will dull my wits and I must have them always'.

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