This is a movie makes a big social statement while telling a great story. It was one of two films that made 1967 Sidney Poitier’s year.
“You know, sometimes I think it’s givin’ the good Lord the worst of it to say He invented people.” – Noah Beery Jr. as Sam
“I will live as a Sioux… I will hunt as a Sioux… I will fight and I will even die as a Sioux.” – Rod Steiger as O’Meara
“Wouldn’t it have been lovely if we’d met before?” – Julie Christie as Lara
“You don’t understand. I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am, let’s face it. It was you, Charley.” – Marlon Brando as Terry Malloy