Cat on a Hot Tin Roof quotes

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Brick Pollitt (Paul Newman), an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie (Dame Elizabeth Taylor). His reunion with his father, Big Daddy (Burl Ives), who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Director: Richard Brooks
Writer: Richard Brooks (screenplay), James Poe (screenplay), Tennessee Williams (play)
Production: N/A
Genre: drama
Year: 1958
MetaScore: 84/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 29 Aug 1958
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations.

41 Clips & Quotes

I've got the guts to die - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:23 I've got the guts to die What is the victory of a cat on a hot tin roof - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:25 What is the victory of a cat on a hot tin roof Thank you for keeping still - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:31 Thank you for keeping still What's that smell in this room - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:32 What's that smell in this room Because I tried to kill your Aunt Maggie - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:26 Because I tried to kill your Aunt Maggie You can be young without money - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:20 You can be young without money There ain't nothin' more powerful than the odor of mendacity - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:19 There ain't nothin' more powerful than the odor of mendacity Nothing at all - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 03:58 Nothing at all You've got to - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:46 You've got to That's the truth - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 02:08 That's the truth Maggie the cat is alive - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:12 Maggie the cat is alive Your claws are showing - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:15 Your claws are showing He's wearing Brick's birthday present - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 02:05 He's wearing Brick's birthday present I'm ashamed - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 03:10 I'm ashamed Sometimes I wish I had a pill to make people disappear - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:18 Sometimes I wish I had a pill to make people disappear That's all - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 01:43 That's all People like doing what they used to do - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:23 People like doing what they used to do I'm talking in Big Daddy's languge now - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 01:16 I'm talking in Big Daddy's languge now You know what I feel like - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:39 You know what I feel like Gooper is your first born - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:41 Gooper is your first born Or will or will never - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:28 Or will or will never Why did you and Brick suddenly decide to drive up from New Orleans - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 01:34 Why did you and Brick suddenly decide to drive up from New... Why'd you let Mama buy all this stuff - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 02:31 Why'd you let Mama buy all this stuff Ya little no neck monster - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:12 Ya little no neck monster You shut up - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:32 You shut up We've still got one thing on our side - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 01:59 We've still got one thing on our side Let's go home - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:24 Let's go home We never were a very happy family - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:37 We never were a very happy family This is a deliberate campaign to ruin Brick - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 01:05 This is a deliberate campaign to ruin Brick So you bought me a birthday present - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:28 So you bought me a birthday present It was the punch bowl - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:55 It was the punch bowl Don't make a fool of yourself - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:48 Don't make a fool of yourself Bought most of it when I took your mother to Europe on that Cook's Tour - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 02:57 Bought most of it when I took your mother to Europe on that... You said I never loved Big Daddy - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 01:22 You said I never loved Big Daddy What makes him so big - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:20 What makes him so big Do you make Brick happy - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:20 Do you make Brick happy Right there - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:20 Right there What's all this about - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 01:53 What's all this about You're a drinker and i'm childless - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:14 You're a drinker and i'm childless Where did I fail you - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 00:17 Where did I fail you Grown ups don't hang up on their friends - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 01:49 Grown ups don't hang up on their friends

Cast

Maggie Pollitt - Elizabeth Taylor
Brick Pollitt - Paul Newman
Big Daddy Pollitt - Burl Ives
Gooper Pollitt - Jack Carson
Big Momma Pollitt - Judith Anderson
Mae Pollitt - Madeleine Sherwood
Dr. Baugh - Larry Gates
Deacon Davis - Vaughn Taylor
Sookey - Zelda Cleaver
Buster Pollitt - Hugh Corcoran
Dixie Pollitt - Patty Ann Gerrity
Pollitt Groom - Bobby Johnson
Party Guest - Walter Merrill
Trixie Pollitt - Deborah Miller
Sonny Pollitt - Robert 'Rusty' Stevens
Party Guest - Jeane Wood