The Deer Hunter
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Army Doctor: Chevotarevich, is that a Russian name?
Nick: No, it's an American name.

Michael: Stanley, see this? This is this. This ain't something else. This is this. From now on, you're on your own.

Nick: I don't think about that much with one shot anymore, Mike.
Michael: You have to think about one shot. One shot is what it's all about. A deer's gotta be taken with one shot.

Michael: Come on, Nicky, come home. Just come home. Home! Talk to me. You just talk to me. Nicky. Nicky.

Michael: Every time he comes up, he's got no knife, he's got no jacket, he's got no pants, he's got no boots. All he's got is that stupid gun he carries around like John Wayne.

Bingo Caller: I-sweet 16, I-18, then you become a man. Let's go men. G-60 and those boys who can't help themselves, please, buddy, help them too. Oh, will you dance with me. G-47 - but, I'm still satisfied with what I've got. That wonderful life I've lived. Think it over, buddy boys and I'll give you O-61.

Michael: Holy shit, you know what those are? Those are sun dogs. It means a blessing on the hunter sent by the Great Wolf to his children. It's an old Indian thing.

Stan: How does it feel to be shot?
Michael: Don't hurt. That's what you wanna know. And how it's been, doing OK.
Stan: Yeah, same thing. Nothing's changed. I'm getting more ass than a toilet seat and Axel here, he's getting fatter than ever.

Michael: You wanna play games? All right, I'll play your fucking games.

Bar Girl: Okay, what you like to call me now? What you like to call me?
Nick: Linda.

Stan: What do you think of her, Michael?
Michael: I don't know.
Stan: No, come on. On the level. On the level.
Michael: I don't know.
Stan: Is she, is she beautiful? Is she beautiful? Is she?
Michael: Truth?
Stan: Yeah.
Michael: No.
Michael: Well, do you think she's intelligent?
Stan: No.
Michael: Neither do I.

Michael: You okay?
Linda: Did you ever think life would turn out like this?
Michael: No.

Julien: When a man says no to champagne, he says no to life.

Michael: I feel a lot of distance, and I feel far away.

Michael: A deer has to be taken with one shot. I try to tell people that but they don't listen.

Michael: I'll tell ya one thing, if I find out my life had to end up being in the mountains, it'd be all right, but it has to be in your mind.
Nick: What? One shot?
Michael: Two is pussy.

Nick: You trying to look like a prince?
Michael: What do you mean, 'trying'?

Angela: It's such a grey day.

Nick: Did you hear about the happy Roman?
Man in Locker Room: Yeah.
Nick: He was "glad he ate her."

Factual error: The boys go deer hunting somewhere in the Appalachians, but the geology is all wrong. That scene is in North Cascades National Park in Washington State. In addition, the "deer" they are hunting is a Red Stag. Not typically found in the Appalachians.

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Trivia: Roy Scheider was originally cast as Steven but quit the production two weeks before filming began.

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