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"Local Hero" quotes

Local Hero poster
An American oil company has plans for a new refinery and sends someone to Scotland to buy up an entire village, but things don't go as expected.

Director: Bill Forsyth
Writer: Bill Forsyth
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, drama
Year: 1983
MetaScore: 82/100
ImdbRating: 7.4
BoxOffice: $5,895,761
Released: 29 Apr 1983
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Film Award4 wins & 6 nominations total

52 Clips

Could you imagine a world without oil - Local Hero 00:36
Could you imagine a world without oil
Just piss up a rope all right - Local Hero 00:04
Just piss up a rope all right
How come you're here - Local Hero 00:09
How come you're here
Would you do that Would you leave Stella here with me - Local Hero 00:13
Would you do that Would you leave Stella here with me
Let's walk him home - Local Hero 00:04
Let's walk him home
I'll get the food - Local Hero 00:08
I'll get the food
That'll be all for now Macintyre Yes sir - Local Hero 00:05
That'll be all for now Macintyre Yes sir
We all have to work - Local Hero 00:04
We all have to work
Maybe they just want to talk to him - Local Hero 00:05
Maybe they just want to talk to him
Take the chopper to Aberdeen Get over to Houston - Local Hero 00:05
Take the chopper to Aberdeen Get over to Houston
You'll need some change - Local Hero 00:04
You'll need some change
Anything out of the ordinary you telephone me night or day - Local Hero 00:06
Anything out of the ordinary you telephone me night or day
Oh boy are we going to be rich - Local Hero 00:07
Oh boy are we going to be rich
Where are we - Local Hero 00:04
Where are we
Lonesome for a lone star man like me - Local Hero 00:07
Lonesome for a lone star man like me
What about comets Any around - Local Hero 00:07
What about comets Any around
It's red all over - Local Hero 00:04
It's red all over
Mr Mac - Local Hero 00:15
Mr Mac
Sailors used to think they were mermaids yeah - Local Hero 00:09
Sailors used to think they were mermaids yeah
How's the casserole de lapin Terrific - Local Hero 00:33
How's the casserole de lapin Terrific
She's got magnificent lungs Oh yes A great asset - Local Hero 00:17
She's got magnificent lungs Oh yes A great asset
I have a facility with languages - Local Hero 00:05
I have a facility with languages
We don't need that ice age - Local Hero 00:17
We don't need that ice age
Well Edward I wonder what the poor people are doing tonight - Local Hero 00:07
Well Edward I wonder what the poor people are doing tonight
What you thinking about Girls - Local Hero 00:12
What you thinking about Girls
Is this my rabbit Yes - Local Hero 00:04
Is this my rabbit Yes
How are things I heard about the Ceilidh - Local Hero 00:12
How are things I heard about the Ceilidh
It's a pet It had a name You don't eat things with names - Local Hero 00:07
It's a pet It had a name You don't eat things with names
We have an injured rabbit also - Local Hero 00:04
We have an injured rabbit also
Ah bugger it I meant to say cheerio - Local Hero 00:05
Ah bugger it I meant to say cheerio
I've got some very fine beaches here - Local Hero 00:14
I've got some very fine beaches here
Comets are important They could be the key to the universe - Local Hero 00:34
Comets are important They could be the key to the universe
'Asshole Happer You love it Craphound ' - Local Hero 00:26
'Asshole Happer You love it Craphound '
How about the sky Macintyre - Local Hero 00:04
How about the sky Macintyre
Is it worthwhile calling the vet - Local Hero 00:08
Is it worthwhile calling the vet
And Mrs Wyatt there's a maniac outside the building - Local Hero 00:12
And Mrs Wyatt there's a maniac outside the building
Aye but Peter I thought all this money would make me feel different - Local Hero 00:08
Aye but Peter I thought all this money would make me feel...
What's up I think we hit something - Local Hero 00:33
What's up I think we hit something
We have to talk to Mr Urk u hart an accountant - Local Hero 00:12
We have to talk to Mr Urk u hart an accountant
Oldsen I could grow to love this place - Local Hero 00:05
Oldsen I could grow to love this place
What's the most amazing thing you ever found - Local Hero 00:10
What's the most amazing thing you ever found
We're here on kind of a mission - Local Hero 00:06
We're here on kind of a mission
How's the water Cold It should be colder - Local Hero 00:20
How's the water Cold It should be colder
It's their place Mac - Local Hero 00:10
It's their place Mac
I want you to try something - Local Hero 00:17
I want you to try something
I'm watching the sky sir It's doing some amazing things - Local Hero 00:18
I'm watching the sky sir It's doing some amazing things
You want to buy my church - Local Hero 00:07
You want to buy my church
Whose baby - Local Hero 00:04
Whose baby
I'll make a good Gordon Gordon - Local Hero 00:05
I'll make a good Gordon Gordon
Well I know my way around this sky - Local Hero 00:23
Well I know my way around this sky
Where's the door There is no door - Local Hero 00:11
Where's the door There is no door
Are you sure there are two L s in dollar Gideon - Local Hero 00:14
Are you sure there are two L s in dollar Gideon

Cast

Felix Happer - Burt Lancaster
Urquhart - Denis Lawson
Oldsen - Peter Capaldi
Geddes - Rikki Fulton
Rev Macpherson - Gyearbuor Asante
Donaldson - Dan Ammerman
Mrs Wyatt - Karen Douglas
Skipper - Kenny Ireland
Fountain - Harlan Jordan
Switchboard Operator - Betty Macey
Gideon - David Mowat
Anderson - John Poland
Ace Tone - Brian Rowan
Linda Fraser - Ann Scott-Jones
Mr Bulloch - Ian Stewart
Russian Girl - Tanya Ticktin
Jonathan - Jonathan Watson
Ace Tone - Mark Winchester
Fraser - Dave Anderson
Ace Tone - Alan Clark
Ace Tone - Alan Darby
Andrew - Ray Jeffries
Sandy - Willie Joss
Edward - James Kennedy
Switchboard Operator - Michelle McCarel
Ace Tone - Roddy Murray
Crabbe - Buddy Quaid
Old Lady - Edith Ruddick
Switchboard Operator - Anne Thompson
Mrs Fraser - Sandra Voe
Ace Tone - Dale Winchester