3000 Miles to Graceland

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Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.
Quentin Crisp
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3000 Miles to Graceland is a 2001 film about a gang of ex-cons who rob a casino, only to be backstabbed by one of their own members.

Directed by Demian Lichtenstein. Written by Richard Recco and Demian Lichtenstein.
Crime Is King.

Michael Zane

  • Guys like me die caught. Guys like you die bloody.
  • It's time to go to work, baby.

Thomas J. Murphy

  • You know the golden rule: fuck the gold. He who has a nickel-plated makes the rules.
  • You want karma, asshole?
  • [last lines] You recognize me now? I recognize you.


  • I don't know what it is with those sideburns. I mean, I glued mine on. For you it's an actual lifestyle choice.

Cybil Waingrow

  • I didn't leave Jesse with a stranger. I left him with you.

U.S. Marshal Quigley

  • Either quit smoking or get a new lighter.


Peterson: Are you gonna kill me?
Murphy: Not 'til you get the safe open.
[Murphy smiles]
Murphy: Now that's a joke. Open the safe.

Gus: What's great about dating homeless girls?
Murphy: What?
Gus: You can drop them off anywhere.

Michael Zane: Finish your fries.
Jesse Waingrow: You can't tell me what to do. You're not my dad.
Michael Zane: Didn't anybody ever tell you about starving kids in Africa?
Jesse Waingrow: Why? Are you gonna send them my fries?

Jack: Meet Hamilton.
Murphy: I said get a couple of guys, Jack. A couple of guys.
Jack: He is a couple of guys.

Michael Zane: I've got good news and bad news.
Jesse Waingrow: What's the good news?
Michael Zane: Your mom's in the trunk.
Jesse Waingrow: What's the bad news?
Michael Zane: She's still alive.

Damitry: Alright, Murphy, if you're not coming out, then we're coming in after you.
Murphy: You don't want any of me!

Murphy: What's his problem?
Lady: He's deaf...
[Murphy smiles and chuckles]
Murphy: Funny. You're not, so get his head on the fucking ground.

Cybil Waingrow: This looks Beautiful.
Murphy: It's one of my favorite pieces.
Cybil Waingrow: Yeah. Where's it from?
Murphy: [whispers] Out my ass.
Cybil Waingrow: Excuse me.
Murphy: It's an African piece.
Cybil Waingrow: Looks Egyptian to me.


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