Kelly's Heroes
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Big Joe: If I hear any more threats against Captain Maitland's life, if I hear any more wild talk about going down to headquarters and killing the General, or raping the nurses at the field hospital, I'm going to strangle the guy with my bare hands! You understand that? (00:35:24)

Oddball: A Sherman can give you a very nice... edge.

Big Joe: Take that underwear off your head, enh? Enough is enough.

Oddball: Always with the negative waves Moriarty, always with the negative waves.

Oddball: To a New Yorker like you, a Hero is some type of weird sandwich, not some nut who takes on 3 Tigers.

Crapgame: Fourteen thousand bars? Ha, ha! Fourteen thousand! Hey, sweetheart, have yourself a bottle of booze, you're beautiful.

Big Joe: Now when I come back, I want that farmhouse not only clean but completely decorated. Do you understand that?

Major General Colt: They even got the grave diggers with them.

Oddball: Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
Moriarty: Crap.

Pvt. Little Joe: "Hey, here it is! Nancy." - reading from the Michelin guide - "Principal attractions: The Church of the Cordeliers Tomb. Woodwork and statues. City Hall 18th century, with stairway and square reception, Palace Stanislas impressive gates, Porterie, Museum of Lorraine, charge to see..."
Big Joe: Increasingly nervous: "Will you cut the culture crap and get to the hotels?"

Big Joe: ...There's no booze, there's no broads, there's no action.
Captain Maitland: That's another thing - don't fool around with the women. Their husbands carry guns. And don't forget, the penalty for looting is death.
Big Joe: Loot what? There's nothing here to loot.

Big Joe: We've been ordered back to map reference 473 so let's move it.
Pvt. Willard: But my hair is still in curlers.

Oddball: Arf arf arf... That's my other dog impression.

Major General Colt: Hey, did you lose my aerial photographs?

Oddball: Crazy! I mean like so many positive waves maybe we can't lose! You're on.

Big Joe: Move it, Petuko, move it.
Pvt. Petuko: Don't forget about the broads.

Big Joe: If I hear any more threats against Capt Maitland's life. If I hear any more wild talk about going to headquarters and killing the general, or raping the nurses at the field hospital I'm gonna strangle the guy with my bare hands! You understand that?

Pvt. Babra: Stop calling me Barbara.

Revealing mistake: Blank firing adaptors are visible on the bow machine guns of Oddball's Shermans as they shoot up the rail yard.


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Trivia: Actor Richard Davalos kept his bayonet razor sharp and accidentally stabbed Telly Savalas in the arm during the scene where the squad jumps over the wall to ambush the Germans on the road, warranting bandages on Savalas' arm. In the film, Savalas kept his shirt sleeves rolled up, until he was stabbed, and then kept his sleeves rolled down to hide the bandages.


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Question: What type of Allied fighter destroyed the units vehicles? It doesn't look like any allied combat aircraft I've seen before.


Answer: It's a Yugoslav Soko 522 Ikarus.

Chosen answer: From the markings it looks like a P47 jug. Strange thing is it was equipped with rockets, which I have only seen outfitted on the P-38 lightning and the P-51 Mustang. Kelly's is a great movie but far from historically accurate. There is a country song Odd Ball Plays as the blow up the rail yard that not even close to having been released at the time.

James Rowell

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