Body of Lies
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Ed Hoffman: In the words of the great Sam Snead: "If you're not thinking about pussy, you're just not concentrating."

Ed Hoffman: We're a results oriented agency, and I want my results.

Nizar: I have a PHD and they want me to blow myself up.
Roger Ferris: PHD in what? Chemistry? What do you know about radiological.
Nizar: Linguistics! I speak 5 languages. Nobody should say martyr to me. Nobody.
Roger Ferris: You are a rare and delicate flower.

Ed Hoffman: It is a fallacy that prolonged war will weaken an occupied enemy. It most likely will make your enemy stronger.

Ed Hoffman: See, what's changed is that our allegedly unsophisticated enemy has caughten on to the factually unsophisticated truth - we're an easy target. We are an easy target. And our world as we know it is a lot simpler to put to an end than you might think. We take our foot off the throat of this enemy for one minute, and our world changes completely.

Roger Ferris: I need to take a shit, I need a shower and an Internet connection.

Roger Ferris: Still thinking about pussy, Ed?
Ed Hoffman: Don't be a smart aleck. Thing about that Hani, he's bright, but he's also arrogant. That's gonna be his undoing.
Roger Ferris: You're talking about him, right?
Ed Hoffman: Just flow with me, buddy.

Hani: What have you heard about this building?
Roger Ferris: Well to be quite honest, I hear they call it the, uh, fingernail factory.

Roger Ferris: You're a fat fucking piece of shit. We do this shit for a living. Go on a Goddam diet.

Roger Ferris: We are together, Hani Pasha, in this House of War.

Hani: This is unusual. Your Ed Hoffman would rather have less information than share what he has with me.

Hani: And so we throw him back into the sea to swim where he naturally swims, to learn what he naturally learns. We'll see how long he remembers my benevolence.
Roger Ferris: What if he forgets?
Hani: If he forgets, I remind him that I have the power of life and death over him. Because you see, any time I wish, I can let them know he works for me.

Hani: Watch and learn, my dear. Watch and learn.

Hani: You Americans, you are incapable of secrecy because you are a democracy.

Roger Ferris: I thought you didn't believe in torture, Hani Pasha.
Hani: This is punishment, my dear. It's a very different thing.

Roger Ferris: Ed Hoffman doesn't know shit until he steals it from the guy on the ground and that's me.

Hani: Torture, it does not work. Under torture, a man will say almost anything to make the pain stop.

Factual error: Hoffman arrives in what is supposed to be the Amman airport via private jet to help with the safe return of Aisha. Dulles international Airport garages and area construction can be seen in the background. (01:40:40)

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Trivia: The Noordermarkt scene in Amsterdam was not really shot there. In fact it wasn't shot in the Netherlands at all. The Noordermarkt in the film looks nothing like the real Noordermarkt, and more like an Asian or Indian market. The noise of people talking in the background does not resemble anything close to Dutch. The cars in the scene are rarely seen in the Netherland because they are too outdated to be seen frequently, especially all together. At timecode 42:30 you can see a police car with "POLICE" written on the side of it. However, in real life, Dutch police cars do not use the English word for police. "Politie" would have been the correct word, but even then the police car would not be convincing, as official police cars look entirely different. Finally, the firetruck appearing later in the scene is not a type used in the Netherlands, but appears to be an American Pierce Lance truck with Dutch fire engine stickers on it. Dutch firetrucks are usually of European make: DAF, MAN or Mercedes. (00:41:50 - 00:43:30)

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