Memorable Movie Monologues Part 1


Some people have songs stuck in their heads.  I have movie monologues.  Here are some:

And Justice For All: Al Pacino as Arthur Kirkland
"That man is guilty! That man there, that man is a slime! He is a slime! If he's allowed to go free, then something really wrong is goin' on here! (Judge hollers 'Mr. Kirkland, you are out of order!') You're out of order! You're out of order! The whole trial is out of order! They're out of order! That man, that sick, crazy, depraved man, raped and beat that woman there, and he'd like to do it again! He told me so! It's just a show! It's a show! It's Let's Make a Deal! Let's Make a Deal! Hey, Frank, you wanna make a deal? I got an insane judge who likes to beat the shit out of women! What do you wanna gimme, Frank, three weeks probation? You, you son of a bitch, you! You're supposed to stand for something! You're supposed to protect people! But instead you rape and murder them! You killed McCullough! You killed him! Hold it! Hold it! I just completed my opening statement!"

Apocalypse Now: Marlon Brando as Col. Kurtz
"I've seen horrors. Horrors that you've seen. But you have no right to call me a murderer. You have a right to kill me. You have a right to do that. But you have no right to judge me. It's impossible for words to describe what is necessary to those who do not know what horror means. Horror. Horror has a face. And you must make a friend of horror. Horror and moral terror are your friends. If they are not, then they are enemies to be feared. They are truly enemies! I remember when I was with Special Forces. Seems a thousand centuries ago. We went into a camp to inoculate some children. We left the camp after we had inoculated the children for polio, and this old man came running after us and he was crying. He couldn't see. We went back there, and they had come and hacked off every inoculated arm. There they were in a pile. A pile of little arms. A I remember, I, I, I cried, I wept like some grandmother. I wanted to tear my teeth out; I didn't know what I wanted to do! And I want to remember it. I never want to forget it. I never want to forget. And then I realized. like I was shot, like I was shot with a diamond, a diamond bullet right through my forehead. And I thought, my God, the genius of that! The genius! The will to do that! Perfect, genuine, complete, crystalline, pure. And then I realized they were stronger than we, because they could stand that these were not monsters, these were men, trained cadres. These men who who fought with their hearts, who had families, who had children, who were filled with love. But they had the strength, the strength, to do that. If I had ten divisions of those men, our troubles here would be over very quickly. You have to have men who are moral, and at the same time who are able to utilize their primordial instincts to kill without feeling, without passion, without judgment, without judgment! Because it's judgment that defeats us."

Blade Runner -- Rutger Hauer as Roy Batty
"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-Beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate. All those moments will lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die."

Braveheart -- Mel Gibson as William Wallace
"Aye, fight and you may die. Run, and you'll live. At least a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willing to trade all the days, from this to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they will never take our freedom!"

TO BE CONTINUED

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