“The longer i was gone, it felt like the harder it was to come back.” – Kevin Costner as Ethan Renner
“What did you want me to do? Be reasonable. You didn’t expect me to give myself up… ‘It’s a far, far better thing that I do.’ The old limelight. The fall of the curtain. Oh, Holly, you and I aren’t heroes. The world doesn’t make any heroes outside of your stories.” – Orson Welles as Harry Lime
“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” – From the opening title sequence of Star Wars
“You have a bad day here and somebody dies…” – Kurt Russell as Lt. Stephen McCaffrey
“Well, on my planet, we have a legend about people like you. It’s called Footloose. And in it, a great hero, named Kevin Bacon, teaches an entire city full of people with sticks up their butts that, dancing, well, is the greatest thing there is.” – Chris Pratt as Peter Quill
Jimmy Stewart and John Wayne, together in a John Ford film. There isn’t much more to ask for.
The fifth and final Western that Mann would work on together, and a wonderful film.
“You think I am brave because I carry a gun; well, your fathers are much braver because they carry responsibility, for you, your brothers, your sisters, and your mothers. And this responsibility is like a big rock that weighs a ton. It bends and it twists them until finally it buries them under the ground. And there’s nobody says they have to do this. They do it because they love you, and because they want to.” – Charles Bronson as O’Reilly