Brazil
Movie Quote Quiz

Mr. Warrenn: What is this mess? An empty desk is an efficient desk.

Harry Tuttle: Listen, kid, we're all in it together.

Sam Lowry: Tuttle.
Harry Tuttle: Call me Harry.

Harry Tuttle: ...well, that's a pipe of a different color.

Holly: Put it on, big boy. I won't look at your willy.

Sam Lowry: Excuse me, Dawson, can you put me through to Mr. Helpmann's office?
Dawson: I'm afraid I can't sir. You have to go through the proper channels.
Sam Lowry: And you can't tell me what the proper channels are, because that's classified information?
Dawson: I'm glad to see the Ministry's continuing its tradition of recruiting the brightest and best, sir.
Sam Lowry: Thank you, Dawson.

Harry Tuttle: Bloody paperwork. Huh.
Sam Lowry: I suppose one has to expect a certain amount.
Harry Tuttle: Why? I came into this game for the action, the excitement. Go anywhere, travel light, get in, get out, wherever there's trouble, a man alone. Now they got the whole country sectioned off, you can't make a move without a form.

Harry Tuttle: My good friends call me Harry.

Mrs. Buttle: What have you done with his body?

Sam Lowry: Is that one of your triplets?
Jack Lint: Yeah, probably.

Arresting Officer: This is your receipt for your husband... and this is my receipt for your receipt.

Jill Layton: Care for a little necrophilia? Hmmm?

Spoor: Where'd you get this from, eh? Out yer nostril?

Charlie, Department of Works: Bloody typical, they've gone back to metric without telling us.

Sam Lowry: My name's Lowry. Sam Lowry. I've been told to report to Mr. Warrenn.
Porter - Information Retrieval: Thirtieth floor, sir. You're expected.
Sam Lowry: Um... don't you want to search me?
Porter - Information Retrieval: No sir.
Sam Lowry: Do you want to see my ID?
Porter - Information Retrieval: No need, sir.
Sam Lowry: But I could be anybody.
Porter - Information Retrieval: No you couldn't sir. This is Information Retrieval.

Kurtzmann: Has anybody seen Sam Lowry?

Mrs. Terrain: There's been a little complication with my complication.

Spoor: All you've got to do is blow your nose and it's fixed, in't it?

Mr. Helpmann: Bad sportsmanship. A ruthless minority of people seem to have forgotten good old-fashioned virtues. They just can't stand seeing the other fellow win. If these people would just play the game.

Sam Lowry: Are you all right?
Jill Layton: Yeah.
Sam Lowry: Well, you don't deserve to be.

Revealing mistake: When Lowry first arrives at Buttle's flat to return the cheque, he hears a cough and turns to see a man smoking a cigarette, half hidden by a column. When he blows a cloud of smoke it is easy to see that it comes from a tube next to his mouth. He isn't even exhaling at the time.

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Trivia: The "smoking man" at the Shangri-La tower who bumps into Sam is the film's director, Terry Gilliam.

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