The Long Good Friday
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Harold: Tell 'em what your name is.
Razors: Razors.
Harold: Or as the youth of today call him, the human spirograph.

Harold: The Mafia? I've shit 'em.

Carol Benson: You're a bastard, Harold Shand, a vicious bastard.

Harold: The Yanks love snobbery. They really feel they've arrived in England if the upper class treats 'em like shit.

Harold: It's Good Friday. Have a Bloody Mary.

Harold: I'm setting up the biggest deal in Europe with the hardest organization since Hitler stuck as swastika on his jockstrap.

Charlie: Things change, Harold. Don't get nostalgic. Look to the future. You realise you're 35 minutes away from Europe? Great potential. I live in a new country, and I respect the past, but I always keep my eye on the future.

Harold: Move to the car, Billy, or I'll blow your spine off.
Billy: That's not a shooter, is it, Harold?
Harold: Oh don't be silly, Billy. Would I come hunting for you with me fingers?

Casino Manager: It was a good night. Nothing unusual.
Harold: "Nothing unusual," he says! Eric's been blown to smithereens, Colin's been carved up, and I've got a bomb in me casino, and you say nothing unusual?

Harold: You don't crucify people! Not on Good Friday.

Charlie: This is like a bad night in Vietnam.

Harold: Who's having a go at me? Can you think of anyone who might have an old score to settle or something?
Razors: Who's big enough to take you on?
Harold: Well, there were a few.
Razors: Like who?
Harold: Yeah, they're all dead.

Harold: I'm going to annihilate them.
Jeff: You can't wipe them out.
Harold: You just watch me.
Jeff: Kill 10, 20. Bring out the tanks and the flamethrowers! They pour back, like an army of ants! Work with them.

Harold: No one's heard nothing? That just ain't natural. It's like one of them silent, deadly farts. No clue, and then pow, you go cross-eyed.

Pool Attendant: They kept it all incognito. They're gonna collect the body in an ice cream van.
Harold: There's a lot of dignity in that, isn't there? Going out like a raspberry ripple.

Harold: I want the name of your top grass.
Parky: He trusts me Harold, I've known him a long time.
Harold: Then you should remember his name.

Harold: Alan found him dying. He'd been nailed to the floor.
Jeff: When was this, then?
Harold: Well, it must've been just after you saw him and just before Alan saw him. Otherwise, you'd have noticed, wouldn't you? I mean, a geezer nailed to the floor. A man of your education would definitely have spotted that, wouldn't he?

Harold: I'm glad I found out in time just what a partnership with a pair of wankers like you would've been. A sleeping partner's one thing, but you're in a fucking coma! No wonder you got an energy crisis your side of the water.

Harold: The days when Yanks could come over here and buy up Nelson's Column, a Harley Street surgeon and a couple of windmill girls are definitely over.

Victoria: I hate lifts. It gets very claustrophobic in here with a lot of people.
Jeff: Depends on the people.

Visible crew/equipment: When Harold has killed Jeff and is being put in his Jag when the passenger door is opened a boom mic and its operator are visible.

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Trivia: A sequel to The Long Good Friday was written by screenwriter Barry Keeffe. Entitled The Black Easter Monday, the action starts immediately after that of The Long Good Friday when the car carrying Shand is stopped by police. Both Shand and the IRA gunman (played by Pierce Brosnan in one of his first film roles) bluff their way out of it and walk away, allowing Shand to escape. The screenplay was universally acclaimed but by the time it got through development hell Brosnan, Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren had all become big stars. They could not commit to the project and their salary demands could not be accommodated anyway. The film was never made.

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