Robert Mitchum

Quotes from Robert Mitchum movies and TV shows - page 2 of 3

Jeff: How big a chump can you get to be? I was finding out.

Ann: She can't be all bad. No one is.
Jeff: Well, she comes the closest.

Jeff: I didn't know you were so little.
Kathie: I'm taller than Napoleon.
Jeff: You're prettier, too.

Jeff: You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Ann: You do to keep it.

Jeff: Let's go down to the bar. We can cool off while we try to impress each other.

Eels: Your uh... cousin is a very charming young lady.
Jeff: No he isn't. His name is Norman, and he's a bookmaker in Cleveland Ohio.

Jeff: You say to yourself, "How hot can it get?" Then, in Acapulco, you find out.

Meta Carson: For a man who appears to be clever, you can certainly act like an idiot.
Jeff: That's one way to be clever! Look like an idiot.
Meta Carson: You look like an underweight ghost.

Kathie: I think we deserve a break.
Jeff: We deserve each other.

Jeff: Why me?
Whit: Well, I know a lot of smart guys, and a few honest ones. And you're both.

Jeff: It was the bottom of the barrel, and I was scraping it.

Kathie: I'm sorry he didn't die.
Jeff: Give him time.

Whit: You just sit and stay inside yourself. You wait for me to talk. I like that.
Jeff: I never found out much listening to myself.

Kathie: Oh, Jeff. I've missed you. I've wondered about you and prayed you'd understand. Can you understand?
Jeff: You prayed, Kathie?

Kathie: Can't you even feel sorry for me?
Jeff: I'm not going to try.
Kathie: Jeff.
Jeff: Just get out, will you? I have to sleep in this room.

Jeff: I never saw her in the daytime. We seemed to live by night. What was left of the day went away like a pack of cigarettes you smoked. I didn't know where she lived. I never followed her. All I ever had to go on was a place and time to see her again. I don't know what we were waiting for. Maybe we thought the world would end.

Jeff: Nothing in the world is any good unless you can share it.

Kathie: I don't want to die.
Jeff: Neither do I, baby, but if I have to, I'm going to die last.

Jeff: If you'll drop this Junior League patter we may get the conversation down where it belongs.
Meta Carson: You worried about something?
Jeff: I don't know. Should I be?
Meta Carson: Not if you do what you're told.
Jeff: That's why I'm here. I do what I'm told. People trust me. Whit even trusts me twice. Do you?
Meta Carson: Just as far as I have to.

Jeff: Now, do you wanna talk business, or do you wanna play house...?

More Out of the Past quotes

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.