After 30 years, The Accused tells a story that is still relevant. See what works, and what doesn’t, in this Oscar-winning film.
“This time it’s all me. Life isn’t like in the movies. Life… is much harder.” – Philippe Noiret as Alfredo
“What you have to understand is, four days ago he was only my brother in name. And this morning we had pancakes.” – Tom Cruise as Charlie Babbitt
“Just a fly in the ointment, Hans. The monkey in the wrench. The pain in the ass.” – Bruce Willis as John McClane
“I get it. You’re here to show me my past, and I’m supposed to get all dully-eyed and mushy. Well, forget it, pal, you got the wrong guy!” – Bill Murray as Frank Cross
“We’re gonna show these guys they’ve finally met their match.” – Emilio Estevez as Billy the Kid
“The space goes down, down baby, down, down the roller coaster. Sweet, sweet baby, sweet, sweet, don’t let me go. Shimmy, shimmy, cocoa pop. Shimmy, shimmy, rock. Shimmy, shimmy, cocoa pop. Shimmy, shimmy, rock. I met a girlfriend – a triscuit. She said, a triscuit – a biscuit. Ice cream, soda pop, vanilla on the top. Ooh, Shelly’s out, walking down the street, ten times a week. I read it. I said it. I stole my momma’s credit. I’m cool. I’m hot. Sock me in the stomach three more times.” – David Moscow and Jared Rushton as young Josh and Billy
“hese are the ground rules. I hook up with one guy a season. Usually takes me a couple weeks to pick the guy – kinda my own spring training. And, well, you two are the most promising prospects of the season so far, so I just thought we should kinda get to know each other.” – Susan Sarandon as Annie Savoy