Jarhead (2005)


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Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: The M16A2 service rifle is a lightweight air-cooled, gas-operated, magazine-fed shoulder weapon. It fires a 5.56 mm ball projectile at a muzzle velocity of 2,800 feet per second. This is my rifle. Repeat after me.

Troy: I love it out here, this is what I want - 'cause I count for something. Back home, I'd be working some nowhere job, nobody'd even know I was alive. 'We burn the fat off our souls, '... Hemingway said that.

Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: Field fuck.
Reporter: What did he just say?
Sgt. Siek: He said field fun.

Cortez: This is what life is about, boys.
Fowler: She's a big bitch, Cortez.
Cortez: She's not big, she's beautiful, and she's beautiful because she's pregnant! That's what life is about.

Sgt. Siek: I don't give out too many special treats. But this morning we have a very special treat. Private Swofford here is going to play reveille for us. Okay, Swofford, play reveille.
Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: I don't have a bugle, Staff Sergeant.
Sgt. Siek: You don't have a what?
Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: I don't have a bugle.
Sgt. Siek: Oh no. No, no. Damn, damn. You better play it with your mouth.
Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: What?
Sgt. Siek: I said play it with your God damn mouth.

Sgt. Siek: Now to the rest of you, do you have what it takes to be the meanest, the cruelest, the most sadist unforgiving mother fuckers in God's cruel kingdom?
All Marines: Yes, Staff Sergeant.
Sgt. Siek: Will you be able to one day say, "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for I am the baddest mother fucker in the God damn valley?"
All Marines: Yes, Staff Sergeant.
Sgt. Siek: We shall fucking see.

D.I. Fitch: What the fuck are you even doing here?
Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: Sir, I got lost on the way to college, sir.

Sgt. Siek: Details, gentlemen, details! Details is gonna be the difference between you killing your target or your target killing you.

Sgt. Siek: Your mission is to kill me. My mission is to kill you first. And I'm good.
Marine in Barracks: Them paintball bullets, they hurt?

Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: Sir, the Drill Instructor looks fabulous in his uniform, sir.

Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: I wanted the pink mist.

Kruger: Okay, yeah, sure, fine. I'll take the fucking pills and a year later my asshole will turn inside out and start talking to me.
Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: Okay, stop stop.
Kruger: This pills aren't worth a shit.
Sgt. Siek: Kruger, you country motherfucker.

Kruger: Me? I had a choice either join the marines or go to jail. And you know what the shit of it is?
Troy: Yeah, if you'd gone to jail.
Kruger: Don't spoil the joke asshole. If I'd went to jail I'd be getting out today.

Dettman's Wife: Who's fuckin' around now, Bryan?

Troy: What's up with the make-up? I thought Texans were tough.
Kruger: I burn easily so fucking sue me.

Troy: Fuck politics. We're here. All the rest is bullshit.
All Marines: Yeah.

All Marines: This is my rifle, this is my gun. This is for fighting and this is for fun.

Factual error: In the scene where Swofford is playing the bugle a water tower in the background has an Air Combat Command emblem which is used by the Air Force and would not be seen on a marine base.

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Suggested correction: That part of the movie was filmed at a Naval Air Facility in my hometown. That movie theater where they were watching Apocalypse Now was also in the same said NAF.

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Question: Who is the guy getting on the bus yelling "Semper Fi" at the end of the movie?

Answer: He was just an old former Marine (I would assume a Vietnam vet) that wanted to congratulate the Marines, and give them a better welcome home than the Vietnam vets ever got.


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