Sneakers
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Martin Bishop: Oh, Richard Nixon's personal checking account is in here.
Cosmo: Ooh, this is a challenge. Martin, we have to find somebody truly worthy to give his money to.
Martin Bishop: How about...the National Association of Legalized Marijuana.
Cosmo: Perfect, and how much should he give?
Martin Bishop: He's a generous man. I'd say all he's got.

Carl: Forget it. It's a toy company.
Martin Bishop: Toy company my ass. That's laser fencing. There's high voltage around the perimeter. The whole building says go away.

Donald Crease: Did I ever tell you why I had to leave the CIA?
Mother: Uh, no?
Donald Crease: My temper.

Martin Bishop: Whistler, you gotta do it.
Whistler: Do what?
Martin Bishop: You gotta drive. I'll talk you through it, now hurry.
Whistler: Drive what?

Dr. Werner Brandes: Hi, my name is Werner Brandes. My voice is my passport. Verify Me.

Cosmo: Pollution. Crime. Drugs, poverty, disease, hunger, despair - we throw gobs of money at them and problems only get worse. Why is that? Because money's most powerful ability is to allow bad people to continue doing bad things at the expense of those who don't have it.
Martin Bishop: I agree. Now who did you say you were working for?
Cosmo: Oh, that's just my day job.

Bank Secretary: So, people hire you to break into their places... to make sure no-one can break into their places?
Martin Bishop: It's a living.
Bank Secretary: Not a very good one.

Whistler: Fellas, Janek's little black box is on his desk between the pencil jar and the lamp.
Mother: Uh, Whistler, I hate to tell you this, but you're blind.

Mother: They've even got photos of the guy leaving the embassy, through the back service entrance. Hey, Crease, you on?
Donald Crease: Yeah, I'm on.
Mother: Were you still in C.I.A. in '72?
Donald Crease: Yeah, why?
Mother: Did you know the Deputy Director of Planning was down in Managua, Nicaragua the day before the earthquake?
Donald Crease: Now what are you saying, the C.I.A. caused the Managua earthquake?
Mother: Well, I can't prove it, but.

Cosmo: Who else is going to change the world, Marty? Greenpeace?

Cosmo: Martin Brice - my old and good friend who promised me we would not get in trouble and who, I might add, did not.

Liz: This is my last computer date.
Cosmo: Wait. A computer matched her with him? I don't think so.

Whistler: Anybody want to black out New England?

Gregor: Uh, new title: "Cultural Attache."
Martin Bishop: Unbelievable.
Gregor: Last few years has been very confusing for people in my line of work.

Dr. Gunter Janek: It would be a breakthrough of Gaussian proportions and allow us to acquire the solution in a dramatically more efficient manner.

Cosmo: Anyway, I couldn't have you talking to the Russians. Five years ago, yes, we could trust them not to go running to the F.B.I., or if they did we could trust the F.B.I. not to believe them, but today we can't trust anybody.

Dr. Elena Rhyzkov: I leave message here on service but you do not call.

Carl: So it's a code breaker.
Martin Bishop: No. It's THE code breaker. No more secrets.

Crease: Now what are you saying, the NSA killed Kennedy?
Mother: No, they shot him but they didn't kill him. He's still alive.

Cosmo: You will give me the box, right now, or I will kill you, right now.

Other mistake: Towards the end where they steal the chip, they are detected and about a million security guards are all running around, yet 30 seconds later, the only security guard is one man with a shotgun. What happened to their big army of security guards? (01:41:30 - 01:42:55)

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Trivia: The jacket that Robert Redford wears for most of the film is the exact same jacket he wears in "The Natural" - he got to keep it after filming had finished, and wore it for this film as well.

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