"In the Loop" quotes

In the Loop poster
The US President and the UK Prime Minister are planning on launching a war in the Middle East, but—behind the scenes—government officials and advisers are either promoting the war or are trying to prevent it.

Director: Armando Iannucci
Writer: Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy
Year: 2009
MetaScore: 83/100
ImdbRating: 7.4
BoxOffice: $2,388,804
Released: 04 Sep 2009
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 16 wins & 43 nominations total

165 Clips

My bottom fucking line - In the Loop 00:10
My bottom fucking line
I believe your Prime Minister has instructed you to work for me - In the Loop 00:22
I believe your Prime Minister has instructed you to work for...
Has she got big tits - In the Loop 00:11
Has she got big tits
How do I know you're not going to let a bomb off - In the Loop 00:05
How do I know you're not going to let a bomb off
I'm fucking joking - In the Loop 00:16
I'm fucking joking
In the motorcade - In the Loop 00:09
In the motorcade
I was going to eat lunch in here - In the Loop 00:26
I was going to eat lunch in here
Have you got it up - In the Loop 00:40
Have you got it up
My little chicks and cocks - In the Loop 00:04
My little chicks and cocks
What are we gonna - In the Loop 00:37
What are we gonna
Anyone want a mint - In the Loop 00:27
Anyone want a mint
I will not put myself through that humiliation again - In the Loop 00:13
I will not put myself through that humiliation again
The only thing that we can do to influence events now is to resign - In the Loop 00:23
The only thing that we can do to influence events now is to...
Right Baldermort Bloody hell Malcolm - In the Loop 00:05
Right Baldermort Bloody hell Malcolm
You shagged her - In the Loop 00:35
You shagged her
You are spoiling us - In the Loop 00:14
You are spoiling us
I hear that you might be preparing a story that we might not like - In the Loop 00:39
I hear that you might be preparing a story that we might not...
This is all going to spin along from here - In the Loop 00:32
This is all going to spin along from here
What if the meeting hasn't finished - In the Loop 00:39
What if the meeting hasn't finished
Why didn't we nail the line - In the Loop 00:21
Why didn't we nail the line
It's called PWIP PIP - In the Loop 00:36
It's called PWIP PIP
You're beautiful - In the Loop 00:42
You're beautiful
What's going on there - In the Loop 00:35
What's going on there
That's enough with the fucking Oxbridge pleasantries - In the Loop 00:12
That's enough with the fucking Oxbridge pleasantries
I feel like we should have hookers - In the Loop 00:34
I feel like we should have hookers
I know this is a slightly awkward time to be - In the Loop 00:10
I know this is a slightly awkward time to be
I'm fucking ZEN - In the Loop 00:05
I'm fucking ZEN
Linton has set up a secret war committee - In the Loop 00:18
Linton has set up a secret war committee
I just got off the phone with Linton - In the Loop 00:21
I just got off the phone with Linton
The war committee - In the Loop 00:27
The war committee
Assistant Secretary - In the Loop 00:36
Assistant Secretary
When you go to America - In the Loop 00:20
When you go to America
Christ on a bendy bus - In the Loop 00:06
Christ on a bendy bus
You needn't worry about the Canadians - In the Loop 00:17
You needn't worry about the Canadians
I don't want to be accused of micro managing - In the Loop 00:27
I don't want to be accused of micro managing
Everyone is so hot for this paper - In the Loop 00:35
Everyone is so hot for this paper
He sends his apologies - In the Loop 00:34
He sends his apologies
What do you mean - In the Loop 00:27
What do you mean
It's early days - In the Loop 00:20
It's early days
I can't stand to see a woman bleed from the mouth - In the Loop 00:10
I can't stand to see a woman bleed from the mouth
So you're not resigning - In the Loop 00:25
So you're not resigning
I'm a voracious reader - In the Loop 00:19
I'm a voracious reader
Charles Dickens - In the Loop 00:09
Charles Dickens
My loyalty is to the kids - In the Loop 00:32
My loyalty is to the kids
We're getting a little close to the wire - In the Loop 00:38
We're getting a little close to the wire
I'll drop a bomb on them - In the Loop 00:25
I'll drop a bomb on them
Your phone is off - In the Loop 00:28
Your phone is off
I've never been in a fucking stationery cupboard I do my shagging in hotels - In the Loop 00:07
I've never been in a fucking stationery cupboard I do my...
America deflates - In the Loop 00:32
America deflates
You know they're all kids in Washington - In the Loop 00:08
You know they're all kids in Washington
This is the minister of international development here - In the Loop 00:12
This is the minister of international development here
Mister Simon Foster - In the Loop 00:37
Mister Simon Foster
You do know what I'm talking about - In the Loop 00:17
You do know what I'm talking about
Lurking like a big hairy rapist at a coach station - In the Loop 00:16
Lurking like a big hairy rapist at a coach station
You're like the woman from The Omen - In the Loop 00:26
You're like the woman from The Omen
You sure you're working as hard as I am - In the Loop 00:08
You sure you're working as hard as I am
But that's not enough - In the Loop 00:15
But that's not enough
I'll just leave you to your thoughts - In the Loop 00:25
I'll just leave you to your thoughts
Simon I don't like finding out about people employed by this government - In the Loop 00:15
Simon I don't like finding out about people employed by this...
Why didn't you say - In the Loop 00:28
Why didn't you say
Ladies and gentlemen - In the Loop 00:39
Ladies and gentlemen
The British are coming - In the Loop 00:36
The British are coming
Turn that fucking racket off - In the Loop 00:12
Turn that fucking racket off
He's got his little cannons and he's got his little guns - In the Loop 00:22
He's got his little cannons and he's got his little guns
You say nothing - In the Loop 00:28
You say nothing
If it isn't Humpty Numpty - In the Loop 00:44
If it isn't Humpty Numpty
In the words of the late - In the Loop 00:11
In the words of the late
My lovely friends - In the Loop 00:39
My lovely friends
And why that's not possible - In the Loop 00:20
And why that's not possible
Do you think he's reallycalled Ice Man Huh - In the Loop 00:15
Do you think he's reallycalled Ice Man Huh
I just wasn't expecting to see you here - In the Loop 00:16
I just wasn't expecting to see you here
She did the Kennedy Scholarship at my college - In the Loop 00:13
She did the Kennedy Scholarship at my college
That is your career - In the Loop 00:20
That is your career
Nice to see you again - In the Loop 00:38
Nice to see you again
And I will marshal all the media forces of darkness - In the Loop 00:13
And I will marshal all the media forces of darkness
OK fuckity bye - In the Loop 00:10
OK fuckity bye
Climbing the mountain of conflict - In the Loop 00:12
Climbing the mountain of conflict
Fucking hung up - In the Loop 00:14
Fucking hung up
I've come across a lot of psychos - In the Loop 00:28
I've come across a lot of psychos
Show me the evidence my bottom fucking line - In the Loop 00:07
Show me the evidence my bottom fucking line
Has she got big tits Oh Christ alive - In the Loop 00:10
Has she got big tits Oh Christ alive
You know how to do that don't you What do you do - In the Loop 00:04
You know how to do that don't you What do you do
I am gonna go into Linton's office - In the Loop 00:10
I am gonna go into Linton's office
In the motorcade can we get a car without Judy please - In the Loop 00:07
In the motorcade can we get a car without Judy please
I was going to eat lunch in here Can you digest Do you want some food - In the Loop 00:18
I was going to eat lunch in here Can you digest Do you want...
Right OK Is it up Have you got it up - In the Loop 00:37
Right OK Is it up Have you got it up
That was a little bit fucking cool - In the Loop 00:04
That was a little bit fucking cool
Yes what are we up to my my chief aide - In the Loop 00:36
Yes what are we up to my my chief aide
Yeah That's that then - In the Loop 00:23
Yeah That's that then
No I will not put myself through that humiliation again I'm just not doing it - In the Loop 00:11
No I will not put myself through that humiliation again I'm...
Simon the only thing that we can do to influence events now is to resign - In the Loop 00:15
Simon the only thing that we can do to influence events now...
So this Liza you shagged her yeah - In the Loop 00:33
So this Liza you shagged her yeah
Mr Ambassador with your big baldy head you are spoiling us A word - In the Loop 00:06
Mr Ambassador with your big baldy head you are spoiling us A...
Hi BBC News Desk please - In the Loop 00:31
Hi BBC News Desk please
Where's it coming from - In the Loop 00:32
Where's it coming from
What if our meeting has finished What if Karen comes back - In the Loop 00:30
What if our meeting has finished What if Karen comes back
Fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck why didn't we nail the line - In the Loop 00:19
Fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck why didn't we nail the line
Suzy this is probably going to sound a bit odd under the circumstances but - In the Loop 00:35
Suzy this is probably going to sound a bit odd under the...
You're beautiful - In the Loop 00:37
You're beautiful
What's going on there Simon - In the Loop 00:34
What's going on there Simon
Now right that's enough of all the fucking Oxbridge pleasantries - In the Loop 00:11
Now right that's enough of all the fucking Oxbridge...
I feel like we should have hookers do you know what I mean - In the Loop 00:27
I feel like we should have hookers do you know what I mean
I'm not I'm fucking Zen - In the Loop 00:05
I'm not I'm fucking Zen
Erm General Miller sorry I know this is an awkward time to be - In the Loop 00:08
Erm General Miller sorry I know this is an awkward time to...
Linton has set up a secret war committee I just know it - In the Loop 00:13
Linton has set up a secret war committee I just know it
I just got off the phone with Linton who proceeded to bitch me out - In the Loop 00:16
I just got off the phone with Linton who proceeded to bitch...
Hey listen the war committee - In the Loop 00:20
Hey listen the war committee
PWIP what PWIP PIP - In the Loop 00:07
PWIP what PWIP PIP
To Mr and Mrs Man a son Ice - In the Loop 00:35
To Mr and Mrs Man a son Ice
It feels like there's already been an assumption that we're invading - In the Loop 00:34
It feels like there's already been an assumption that we're...
Right OK well when you go to America - In the Loop 00:18
Right OK well when you go to America
Christ on a bendy bus Don't be such a fucking faff arse - In the Loop 00:05
Christ on a bendy bus Don't be such a fucking faff arse
No no you needn't worry about the Canadians - In the Loop 00:10
No no you needn't worry about the Canadians
Well I don't want to be accused of micro managing - In the Loop 00:20
Well I don't want to be accused of micro managing
Liza Everyone is so hot for this paper I just wanted to let you know - In the Loop 00:33
Liza Everyone is so hot for this paper I just wanted to let...
Yeah Secretary Linton Barwick asked me to let you know - In the Loop 00:33
Yeah Secretary Linton Barwick asked me to let you know
OK off you go - In the Loop 00:24
OK off you go
It's early days my friend All roads lead to Munich - In the Loop 00:11
It's early days my friend All roads lead to Munich
I cannot stand to see a woman bleed from the mouth - In the Loop 00:09
I cannot stand to see a woman bleed from the mouth
What You're not resigning - In the Loop 00:24
What You're not resigning
I'm a voracious reader - In the Loop 00:19
I'm a voracious reader
Who wrote that Charles Dickens - In the Loop 00:05
Who wrote that Charles Dickens
But my loyalty is to the kids I am a soldier - In the Loop 00:28
But my loyalty is to the kids I am a soldier
Sorry I'm just erm getting my mints - In the Loop 00:37
Sorry I'm just erm getting my mints
Come on Let's get back - In the Loop 00:35
Come on Let's get back
You hey put the snifter out there that if the BBC ambushes a minister - In the Loop 00:25
You hey put the snifter out there that if the BBC ambushes a...
Right Was it you No it wasn't - In the Loop 00:16
Right Was it you No it wasn't
OK Your phone is off but there's been a catastrofuck here - In the Loop 00:26
OK Your phone is off but there's been a catastrofuck here
What That's not supposed to get outside - In the Loop 00:13
What That's not supposed to get outside
You see that Pull that out America deflates - In the Loop 00:32
You see that Pull that out America deflates
They're all kids in Washington - In the Loop 00:07
They're all kids in Washington
Ah diarrhoea This is the Minister for International Development - In the Loop 00:10
Ah diarrhoea This is the Minister for International...
Has a decision already been made in principle to advocate invasion - In the Loop 00:35
Has a decision already been made in principle to advocate...
Come on Malcolm he asked me for for a personal opinion - In the Loop 00:17
Come on Malcolm he asked me for for a personal opinion
Tobes I don't want to have to read you the riot act here - In the Loop 00:34
Tobes I don't want to have to read you the riot act here
But I am going to have to read you some extracts from the riot act - In the Loop 00:34
But I am going to have to read you some extracts from the...
I wasn't trying Believe me You're like the woman in The Omen - In the Loop 00:21
I wasn't trying Believe me You're like the woman in The Omen
Are you sure you're working as hard as me I'm sweating spinal fluid here - In the Loop 00:05
Are you sure you're working as hard as me I'm sweating...
But that's not enough that's the amount that are going to die - In the Loop 00:11
But that's not enough that's the amount that are going to...
I'll I'll just leave you to your thoughts - In the Loop 00:20
I'll I'll just leave you to your thoughts
So you must be Simon I'm the British Ambassador to the UN - In the Loop 00:35
So you must be Simon I'm the British Ambassador to the UN
Turn that fucking racket off - In the Loop 00:10
Turn that fucking racket off
Hi foetus boy - In the Loop 00:12
Hi foetus boy
In the words of the late great Nat King fucking Cole - In the Loop 00:08
In the words of the late great Nat King fucking Cole
He's got his little cannons and he's got his little guns and - In the Loop 00:19
He's got his little cannons and he's got his little guns and
You say nothing OK - In the Loop 00:18
You say nothing OK
Judy and I were thinking that I could row back on Question Time tonight - In the Loop 00:35
Judy and I were thinking that I could row back on Question...
Now I'm finished - In the Loop 00:37
Now I'm finished
All right now my lovely friends the bottom line is - In the Loop 00:35
All right now my lovely friends the bottom line is
Right Let me tell you how the process works here and why that's not possible - In the Loop 00:18
Right Let me tell you how the process works here and why...
Come in I just wasn't expecting to see you here - In the Loop 00:13
Come in I just wasn't expecting to see you here
Good Fine See that fax - In the Loop 00:20
Good Fine See that fax
Liza Weld She did the Kennedy Scholarship at my college - In the Loop 00:13
Liza Weld She did the Kennedy Scholarship at my college
To where To Washington - In the Loop 00:36
To where To Washington
Mr Tucker isn't it Nice to see you again - In the Loop 00:36
Mr Tucker isn't it Nice to see you again
Oh hey Hey - In the Loop 00:35
Oh hey Hey
Is that why you said climb the mountain of conflict - In the Loop 00:09
Is that why you said climb the mountain of conflict
Job Fucking hung up haven't you You fucking hoity toity fucking - In the Loop 00:12
Job Fucking hung up haven't you You fucking hoity toity...
You know I've come across a lot of psychos - In the Loop 00:21
You know I've come across a lot of psychos
I tell you to fuck off - In the Loop 00:12
I tell you to fuck off
You've been disinvited - In the Loop 02:52
You've been disinvited
You made it in OK - In the Loop 03:35
You made it in OK
I can't see why anyone would choose to work in a glass office - In the Loop 03:34
I can't see why anyone would choose to work in a glass...
General Flintstone - In the Loop 04:03
General Flintstone
Frank and Nancy Sinatra - In the Loop 03:02
Frank and Nancy Sinatra

Cast

Malcolm Tucker - Peter Capaldi
Civil Servant - Harry Hadden-Paton
Malcolm's Secretary - Samantha Harrington
Judy Molloy - Gina McKee
Simon Foster - Tom Hollander
Toby Wright - Chris Addison
Michael Rodgers - James Smith
Chad - Zach Woods
Karen Clark - Mimi Kennedy
Liza Weld - Anna Chlumsky
Bob Adriano - Enzo Cilenti
Reporter - Lucinda Raikes
Reporter - James Doherty
Linton Barwick - David Rasche
Airport Security Man - Reid Sasser
Lt. Gen. George Miller - James Gandolfini
A.J. Brown - Johnny Pemberton
Annabelle Hsin - Chipo Chung
White House Tourist - Del Pentecost
Mrs. McDiarmid - Joanna Brookes
Paul Michaelson - Steve Coogan
Mrs. Michaelson - Rita May
Jamie MacDonald - Paul Higgins
Sir Jonathan Tutt - Alex Macqueen
New Minister - Eve Matheson
New Advisor - Will Smith
Jeff Romero (scenes deleted) - Christian Contreras
UN Cleaner - Chizzy Akudolu
US State Department Employee - Stephanie Cannon
Club Dancer - Jen Carden
Airport Traveller - Scot Cregan
Party Goer - Jim Hild
State Dept. Staffer - Julie Mun
Club Dancer - Natasha Sattler
Club Dancer - Janelle Schmidt
Female Executive - Tina Simmons
Government Minister - John Snowden
Limo Driver - Al Sotto
State Dept. Staffer - Patrick Michael Strange
Security - John Warman
Party Goer - Don Whatley