House of Games

House of Games (1987)


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Mike: You see, in my trade, this is called - what you did - you cracked out of turn. Huh? You see? You crumbed the play.

Joey: The bitch is a booster.
Mike: The bitch is a born thief, man.
Mr. Dean: So, you had her made from the jump?
Mike: I'm tellin' ya. A ton of fuckin' bricks! Show me some real con-men.
Joey: Yeah, we showed her some con-men.
Mike: We showed her some dinosaur con-men. Some old style.
Joey: Yes, sir.
Mike: Years from now, they're gonna have to go to a museum to see a frame like this.
Joey: That's right.
Mr. Dean: Took her money and screwed her, too.
Mike: A small price to pay.

Mike: I think you're bluffin', pal. I think you're trying to BUY it.
George: Then you're gonna have to give me some respect, or give me some money.

Mike: Hey, fuck you! This is what you always wanted, you crooked bitch! You thief! You always need to get caught, 'cos you know you're bad. I never hurt anybody, I never shot anybody. You sought this out. This is what you always wanted. I knew it the first time you came in. You're worthless, you know it? You're a whore. You came back like a dog to its own vomit You sick bitch - I'm not gonna give you shit.

Prison Ward Patient: Y'know, I know there are people who are normal.
Dr. Margaret Ford: Are there?
Patient: Yes, there are. But.
Dr. Margaret Ford: But what?
Patient: But I don't know what those people do.

Mike: Everybody gets something out of every transaction.

Mike: It's called a confidence game. Why? Because you give me your confidence? No. Because I give you mine.

Mike: I read a book once which said this: If you're fired from your job, when you're going home, take something. A pencil... Something to assert yourself. Take a memento. Take something from life.

Mike: You can't bluff someone who's not paying attention.

Mike: What'd you do, win again?
George: That's right. If you wanna win the hand, you've gotta stay in 'til the end.

Mike: Did I ever tell you my name? My name is Mike.
Dr. Margaret Ford: Glad to meet you.
Mike: Well, I'm glad to meet you, too.
Dr. Margaret Ford: I have a proposition for you.
Mike: And what's your name?

Mr. Dean: Mike, how did you know she was gonna go for it?
Mike: Go for it? Hey, the broad's an addict.

Dr. Margaret Ford: Beg for your life, or I'm going to kill you.

Mike: You say I acted atrociously. Yes. I did. I do it for a living.

Mike: Oh, you're a bad pony. And I'm not gonna bet on you.

Dr. Littauer: When you have done something unforgivable, I'll tell you exactly what to do. You forgive yourself.

Continuity mistake: When Margaret is getting rid of the evidence of Billy Hahn visiting her, she crumples up the papers in his file and tosses them onto the file. The next shot showing her getting her gun out of the drawer, the paper is gone, then a different angle shows the large crumpled wad again, then again, a new angle shows an even bigger crumpled wad.


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