Quotes from Dennis Hopper movies and TV shows

Tom Ripley: Even this river - this river reminds me of another river.

Derwatt: Do you wear that hat in Hamburg?
Tom Ripley: What's wrong with a cowboy in Hamburg?

Tom Ripley: I would like to be your friend. But friendship isn't possible.
Jonathan Zimmermann: That makes me feel very comfortable.

Jonathan Zimmermann: I don't like people who buy paintings as an investment.
Tom Ripley: Well, you count me out.
Jonathan Zimmermann: No. I count you in.

Tom Ripley: I like this room. It's got a good feel to it. It's quiet and peaceful. Just like you. I envy you. The smell of paint and wood. Must be good to work here. Then when you finish something, you can see what you've done.
Jonathan Zimmermann: It's not that easy. Not that safe and easy. What do you make?
Tom Ripley: I make money. And I travel a lot. I'm bringing the Beatles back to Hamburg.

More The American Friend quotes

Billy: That's what it's all about, man, I mean, like, you know. You go for the big money, man, and you're free! You dig?
Captain America: We blew it. Good night, man.

Billy: You must be some important dude, man. Like, that treatment.
George Hanson: Dude? What does he mean, dude? Dude ranch?
Billy: Dude.
Captain America: Hell no. Dude means - nice guy, you know. Dude means: regular sort of person.
George Hanson: Well, you boys don't look like you're from this part of the country.

Billy: Where ya from man?
Stranger on the Highway: Hard to say.

Billy: Hey, man! We've done it! We've done it! We're rich, Wyatt. Yeah, man. Yeah. Say, we did it, man. We did it! We did it. We're rich, man! We're retirin' in Florida now, mister.
Captain America: You know Billy, we blew it.

More Easy Rider quotes

Huey Walker: You know, Buckner, if it hadn't've been for you, I'd be in a warm cell right now.
John Buckner: Yeah, being beaten by a nice, warm, rubber hose.

Huey Walker: Mandatory aids testing for all government employees. I guess that means you, Buckner. I wouldn't worry though, you look like a practitioner of safe sex. As a matter of fact, you look like a practitioner of no sex.

John Buckner: You want to know why, Mr. Walker? Because from here to Spokane, you and I are joined at the hip. You do what I say when I say it. You don't even take a piss without me watching. If you try to escape, I'm authorized to stop you any way I see fit. Do I make myself clear?
Huey Walker: Don't worry, kid. I won't give you no exuse to blow me away.
John Buckner: That's good.
Huey Walker: Hey, do you want to watch me piss now?

Huey Walker: The 90's are going to make the 60's look like the 50's.

Huey Walker: It takes more than going down to your local video store and renting Easy Rider to become a rebel.

More Flashback quotes

Kaufman: In a world where the dead are returning to life, the word "trouble" loses much of its meaning.

Kaufman: We do not negotiate with terrorists.

More Land of the Dead quotes

Father: No, your mother... is not crazy. And neither, contrary to popular belief, is your brother crazy. He's merely miscast in a play. He was born in the wrong era, on the wrong side of the river... With the ability to be able to do anything that he wants to do and... findin' nothin' that he wants to do. I mean nothing.

Father: Every now and then, a person comes along, has a different view of the world than does the usual person. It doesn't make them crazy. I mean... an acute perception, man... that doesn't, that doesn't make you crazy.
Rusty James: Could you talk normal?
Father: However sometimes... it can drive you crazy, acute perception.

More Rumble Fish quotes

Jack: You're crazy! You're fuckin' crazy!
Howard Payne: NO! Poor people are crazy, Jack. I'm eccentric.

Howard Payne: See, I'm in charge here! I drop this stick, and they pick your friend here up with a sponge! Are you ready to die, friend?
Harry: Fuck you!
Howard Payne: Oh! In two hundred years we've gone from "I regret but I have one life to give for my country" to "Fuck you!"?

More Speed quotes

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