"Murder in the First" quotes

Murder in the First poster
Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.

Director: Marc Rocco
Writer: Dan Gordon
Production: N/A
Genre: crime, drama
Year: 1995
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.3
BoxOffice: $17,381,942
Released: 20 Jan 1995
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations

41 Clips

I wanna stop being afraid - Murder in the First 00:04 I wanna stop being afraid You are skating on very thin ice - Murder in the First 00:10 You are skating on very thin ice I'm your attorney - Murder in the First 00:13 I'm your attorney You wanna do something for me - Murder in the First 00:07 You wanna do something for me Would you like a cigarette - Murder in the First 00:11 Would you like a cigarette About a continuance - Murder in the First 00:13 About a continuance I don't know who you pissed off to get this shit case and I don't care - Murder in the First 00:07 I don't know who you pissed off to get this shit case and I... Knowing this information - Murder in the First 01:05 Knowing this information Henry Young did not die in vain - Murder in the First 00:19 Henry Young did not die in vain When you only try to win you sometimes lose sight of the goal - Murder in the First 00:06 When you only try to win you sometimes lose sight of the... I became a baseball fan - Murder in the First 00:04 I became a baseball fan In this court room - Murder in the First 00:12 In this court room You're gonna have to get it up first - Murder in the First 00:06 You're gonna have to get it up first I don't need a lawyer - Murder in the First 00:07 I don't need a lawyer Is there something wrong - Murder in the First 00:04 Is there something wrong Some men are broken by the laws that they break - Murder in the First 00:32 Some men are broken by the laws that they break I'll ask what I want I'll answer what I want - Murder in the First 00:06 I'll ask what I want I'll answer what I want The Redskins are a football team - Murder in the First 00:15 The Redskins are a football team Take him to the hole - Murder in the First 00:22 Take him to the hole Reaction   you can't ever take that away from me - Murder in the First 00:11 Reaction you can't ever take that away from me Did you kill Rufus McCain - Murder in the First 00:31 Did you kill Rufus McCain I want to stop being afraid - Murder in the First 00:04 I want to stop being afraid Silence Mr Stamphill you are skating on very thin ice here - Murder in the First 00:10 Silence Mr Stamphill you are skating on very thin ice here Mr Young I am not here to satisfy any sexual fantasies that you may have - Murder in the First 00:13 Mr Young I am not here to satisfy any sexual fantasies that... You want to do something for me - Murder in the First 00:07 You want to do something for me Mr Young you and me we've got to talk now - Murder in the First 00:11 Mr Young you and me we've got to talk now I was wondering if I could talk to you about continuance - Murder in the First 00:13 I was wondering if I could talk to you about continuance Yes Mr Glenn Now if you escape action - Murder in the First 00:28 Yes Mr Glenn Now if you escape action Unlike many men that live much longer - Murder in the First 00:19 Unlike many men that live much longer I'd rather die than go back there Can't you understand that - Murder in the First 00:08 I'd rather die than go back there Can't you understand that What the hell are you doing with this trial - Murder in the First 00:04 What the hell are you doing with this trial And I do not need you to tell me what is or is not okay - Murder in the First 00:12 And I do not need you to tell me what is or is not okay You have to get it up first That's like sticking an oyster into a slot machine - Murder in the First 00:06 You have to get it up first That's like sticking an oyster... I got nothing I got nobody - Murder in the First 00:07 I got nothing I got nobody Definition of rehabilitate - Murder in the First 00:10 Definition of rehabilitate Some men are broken - Murder in the First 00:32 Some men are broken How do you think they'll do against the Yankees this year - Murder in the First 00:15 How do you think they'll do against the Yankees this year You can't ever take that away from me - Murder in the First 00:22 You can't ever take that away from me Action - Murder in the First 00:11 Action Are you guilty of the murder of Rufus McCain - Murder in the First 00:31 Are you guilty of the murder of Rufus McCain To restore to a state of physical - Murder in the First 00:30 To restore to a state of physical

Cast

James Stamphill - Christian Slater
Henri Young - Kevin Bacon
Associate Milton Glenn - Gary Oldman
Mary McCasslin - Embeth Davidtz
William McNeil - William H. Macy
Mr. Henkin - Stephen Tobolowsky
Byron Stamphill - Brad Dourif
Judge Clawson - R. Lee Ermey
Adult Rosetta Young - Mia Kirshner
Jerry Hoolihan - Ben Slack
Warden James Humson - Stefan Gierasch
Blanche - Kyra Sedgwick
Alcatraz Doc (as Alexander Bookston) - Alex Bookston
Jury Foreman - Richie Allan
Mike Kelly - Herb Ritts
Simpson - Charles Boswell
Inmate Rufus 'Ray' McCain (as David Sterling) - David Michael Sterling
Inmate Arthur 'Doc' Barker - Michael Melvin
Inmate #1 - George Maguire
Inmate #2 - Nick Scoggin
Inmate #3 - Douglas Bennett
Inmate #4 - Joseph Richards
Inmate #5 - Julius Varnado
Winthrop - Tony Barr
Alcatraz Guard Swenson - Gary Ballard
Alcatraz Guard Wimer - Randy Pelish
Alcatraz Guard Whitney - Neil Summers
Alcatraz Guard Wimer (as Sonny H. King) - Sonny King
Alcatraz Guard - Eddie Bowz
Alcatraz Guard - Brian Leckner
Alcatraz Guard - Time Winters
Alcatraz Guard - James Keane
Alcatraz Guard - Lance Brady
Alcatraz Guard - Michael Merrins
City Jail Guard - Ray Quartermus
City Jail Guard - Lee Mathis
City Jail Guard - Wayne Parks
Cable Car Conductor - Warren Spottswood
Newsreel Reporter - Thomas Fenske
Newsreel Reporter - Robert Lee
Man on the Street - Sheldon Feldner
Man on the Street - Fred Franklin
Man on the Street - Danny Kovacs
Man on the Street - Joseph Lucas
Man on the Street - William Hall
Man on the Street - Bill Barretta
Man on the Street - Randall Dudley
Shopkeeper - Wally Rose
Rosetta Young - Age 9 - Amanda Borden
Winthrop's Secretary - Eve Brenner
Marshall Gates - Joseph Cole
Chinese Monk - Richard Kwong
Giant of a Man - Gary Lee Davis
Paper Boy - Paul Abbaszadeh
Self (archive sound) - Mel Allen
Police Officer - Bundy Chanock
Public Defender - Tory Christopher
Prisoner - William Cleere
Fireworks Spectator - Annie Coffey
Fireworks Spectator #2 - Sean Coffey
Alcatraz Guard - James Anthony Cotton
Alcatraz Prisoner - Mike Ferrante
Reporter - Laird Macintosh
Prison Guard's Wife - Mary Mackey
Alcatraz Guard - Daniel Mandehr
Prison Barber - Theo Mayes
Prison Guard - Douglas W. Randall
Court Reporter - Bob Shuttleworth
Newspaper Reporter - Rafael Siegel
Alcatraz Guard - James A. Swan
Restaurant Patron - Nicole Vigil
Gaurd #1 - Erick Vinther
Reporter - Ryken Zane