The People vs. Larry Flynt
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Isaacman: I have giving you my best since back when people were laughing at you, and every time we come in there now, you fuck me with this bullshit circus act.

Larry Flynt: She ain't bad. She ain't legal either.
Jimmy Flynt: Yes she is, I saw her ID.
Larry Flynt: Look, you stupid briar-hopper, my dog could get an ID... from my goat.

Althea: Larry, I don't to work at the magazine anymore. People there don't listen me and they don't talk to me. They're afraid of me and they don't shake my hand... Larry, I went to Dr. Robert and... he told me that I was sick. I mean, sick, sick. I mean, I've got aids, Larry.

Simon Leis: Mr. Flynt, can you please turn to page 77? Can you describe to the jury what is on that page, please sir?
Larry Flynt: It's a picture of Santa Claus.
Simon Leis: What is Santa Claus doing?
Larry Flynt: He's talking to Mrs. Claus, and holding in his hand what appears to be a large, erect penis.
Simon Leis: And could you read the caption underneath that cartoon, please?
Larry Flynt: "This is what I've got to ho-ho-ho about."

Mantke Clerk: Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?
Larry Flynt: No.
Judge Thomas Alva Mantke: No?
Larry Flynt: Your honor, I'm an atheist. I can't very well, uh, swear to a God I don't believe exists.
Judge Thomas Alva Mantke: Mr. Flynt, you are a handful.
Larry Flynt: I know, your honor.

Larry Flynt: Eight million people buy it, and no-one reads. Gentleman... Playboy is mocking you.

Larry Flint: Opinions are like assholes, everybody's got one.

Larry Flynt: Why do I have to go to jail to protect your freedom?

Larry Flynt: These are my friends - lots of money, lots of friends.

Isaacman: At the heart of the First Amendment is the recognition of the fundamental importance of the free flow of ideas, freedom to speak one's mind is not only an aspect of an individual liberty but is essential to the quest for truth and the vitality of society as a whole, in the world of debate about public affairs many things done with motives that are less than admirable are none of the less protected by the first amendment.

Alan Isaacman: I'm not trying to convince you to like what Larry Flynt does. I don't like what Larry Flynt does.

Larry Flynt: I got money, which gives me the power to shake up the system.

Larry Flynt: I oughta move somewhere, where perverts are welcome.

Althea Leasure: The reign of Christian terror is over. We're going back to our roots. We are porn again.

Larry Flynt: If you don't like Hustler magazine, don't read it.

Jerry Falwell: What?
Roy Grutman: Yeah, Jerry, he's suing you.
Jerry Falwell: He's suing me? For heaven's sakes, on what grounds?
Roy Grutman: Well, you xeroxed his ad, and you sent it out in a million fundraiser letters.
Jerry Falwell: Yeah, so?
Roy Grutman: But you didn't get his permission. And that's copyright infringement.
Jerry Falwell: The depth of his depravity sickens me.

Isaacman: Unpopular speech is absolutely vital to the health of our nation.

Larry Flynt: I think the real obscenity comes from raising our youth to believe that sex is bad and ugly and dirty, and yet it is heroic to go spill guts and blood in the most ghastly manner in the name of humanity.

Althea: I've had an epiphany once, Larry. When my daddy shot my entire family in the head, and I was the only one to identify the bodies, and I was sent to an orphanage full of good Christian nuns who shoved my face into their pussies with their cruxifixes on for eight goddamn years.

Other mistake: During the ending US Supreme Court scene right before Alan Isaacman proceeds with his opening statement, Larry Flynt can be seen standing up instead of in a wheelchair. (01:55:53)

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Question: When Althea visits Larry in jail, she holds up a small notebook for a split second with something written on it. Does anybody know what it said?

Answer: It says "Can you guess where my finger is?"

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