"Nixon" quotes

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A biographical story of former U.S. President Richard Nixon, from his days as a young boy, to his eventual Presidency, which ended in shame.

Director: Oliver Stone
Writer: Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson, Oliver Stone
Production: N/A
Year: 1995
MetaScore: 66/100
ImdbRating: 7.1
BoxOffice: $13,681,765
Released: 05 Jan 1996
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 11 wins & 18 nominations total

72 Clips

I have always stood by you - Nixon 01:01 I have always stood by you That's not good enough - Nixon 00:07 That's not good enough Stick that up your keister - Nixon 00:12 Stick that up your keister They always underestimated old Nixon - Nixon 00:48 They always underestimated old Nixon He thinks he's Martin Bormann - Nixon 00:15 He thinks he's Martin Bormann You making any statement - Nixon 00:43 You making any statement What you predicting Your boy Goldwater gonna split the party - Nixon 00:25 What you predicting Your boy Goldwater gonna split the party The point of democracy is that even the son of a grocer can become president - Nixon 00:32 The point of democracy is that even the son of a grocer can... This is the happiest day of my life - Nixon 00:06 This is the happiest day of my life There's a cancer on the presidency and it's growing with every day - Nixon 00:12 There's a cancer on the presidency and it's growing with... Your boy's on the way up - Nixon 00:06 Your boy's on the way up I just don't understand it - Nixon 00:08 I just don't understand it How can you put up with her - Nixon 00:13 How can you put up with her Why are these assholes turning on me - Nixon 00:05 Why are these assholes turning on me That's what I want - Nixon 00:10 That's what I want I was born to do this - Nixon 00:07 I was born to do this You mentioned the Bay of Pigs several times - Nixon 00:05 You mentioned the Bay of Pigs several times We created Frankenstein with these damn Cubans - Nixon 00:10 We created Frankenstein with these damn Cubans I never thought Kennedy was ready for the presidency - Nixon 00:10 I never thought Kennedy was ready for the presidency Do ever think of death - Nixon 00:38 Do ever think of death Never have been - Nixon 00:23 Never have been If they harass you - Nixon 00:19 If they harass you Well you live pretty well out here - Nixon 00:10 Well you live pretty well out here I don't know why - Nixon 00:34 I don't know why Mr President Don't you see that all these deletion marks in the transcripts - Nixon 00:12 Mr President Don't you see that all these deletion marks in... Detente with communists - Nixon 00:15 Detente with communists It's the President's personal property - Nixon 00:12 It's the President's personal property Cocksucker - Nixon 00:05 Cocksucker This is the sort of thing that Mafia people can do - Nixon 00:15 This is the sort of thing that Mafia people can do I don't believe it could survive another - Nixon 00:10 I don't believe it could survive another They stole it fair and square - Nixon 00:11 They stole it fair and square Relax Dick - Nixon 00:12 Relax Dick Six bodies - Nixon 00:07 Six bodies When I saw Bobby lying there on the floor - Nixon 00:54 When I saw Bobby lying there on the floor So that's where the money came from That's all I own - Nixon 00:10 So that's where the money came from That's all I own It turns out one of the people implicated is still on the White House payroll - Nixon 00:18 It turns out one of the people implicated is still on the... I want you to get away from this madhouse - Nixon 00:43 I want you to get away from this madhouse I'm afraid we have another problem - Nixon 00:48 I'm afraid we have another problem Peace Is peace all you're interested in - Nixon 00:20 Peace Is peace all you're interested in In Richard Nixon's long history of underhanded dealings - Nixon 00:15 In Richard Nixon's long history of underhanded dealings Because only if you've been in the deepest valley - Nixon 00:23 Because only if you've been in the deepest valley Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac - Nixon 00:08 Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac Sooner or later - Nixon 00:28 Sooner or later I hope I haven't let you down - Nixon 00:08 I hope I haven't let you down When do the rest of us stop PAYING OFF YOUR DEBTS - Nixon 00:08 When do the rest of us stop PAYING OFF YOUR DEBTS There's a cancer on the presidency and it's growing with every day - Nixon 00:12 There's a cancer on the presidency and it's growing with... You got people dying because he didn't make the varsity football team - Nixon 00:19 You got people dying because he didn't make the varsity... I'm in charge here - Nixon 00:05 I'm in charge here Did you cover it up - Nixon 00:24 Did you cover it up But Nixon can't - Nixon 00:13 But Nixon can't I want to see him - Nixon 00:13 I want to see him Those Wall Street bastards - Nixon 00:22 Those Wall Street bastards I think I'm going to throw up - Nixon 00:14 I think I'm going to throw up Eight words back in '72 - Nixon 00:42 Eight words back in '72 Presidents don't threaten - Nixon 00:12 Presidents don't threaten The question is - Nixon 00:18 The question is If I'd been president they never would've killed me - Nixon 00:15 If I'd been president they never would've killed me A long time ago - Nixon 01:11 A long time ago The president can bomb anybody he likes - Nixon 00:12 The president can bomb anybody he likes I think that they would have called him sort of a - Nixon 00:07 I think that they would have called him sort of a Always remember - Nixon 00:21 Always remember When they look at me - Nixon 00:20 When they look at me To bring us together - Nixon 00:15 To bring us together I'm not a quitter - Nixon 00:31 I'm not a quitter Why do they hate me so much - Nixon 00:38 Why do they hate me so much Do you miss Cuba - Nixon 00:38 Do you miss Cuba Can I ask you a question - Nixon 00:41 Can I ask you a question It's been a long time - Nixon 04:38 It's been a long time Do you remember when you used to drive me on dates with the other boys - Nixon 04:38 Do you remember when you used to drive me on dates with the... I'm not Jack Kennedy - Nixon 04:38 I'm not Jack Kennedy I understand that - Nixon 06:53 I understand that Now there's a football program - Nixon 06:53 Now there's a football program

Cast

Richard M. Nixon - Anthony Hopkins
Pat Nixon - Joan Allen
Alexander Haig - Powers Boothe
E. Howard Hunt - Ed Harris
J. Edgar Hoover - Bob Hoskins
John Mitchell - E.G. Marshall
Ron Ziegler - David Paymer
John Dean - David Hyde Pierce
Henry Kissinger - Paul Sorvino
Hannah Nixon - Mary Steenburgen
John Ehrlichman - J.T. Walsh
H.R. Haldeman - James Woods
Clyde Tolson - Brian Bedford
Charles Colson - Kevin Dunn
Murray Chotiner - Fyvush Finkel
Julie Nixon Eisenhower - Annabeth Gish
Frank Nixon - Tom Bower
Harold Nixon - Tony Goldwyn
'Jack Jones' - Larry Hagman
Nelson Rockefeller - Edward Herrmann
Martha Mitchell - Madeline Kahn
Trini Cardoza - Dan Hedaya
Johnny Roselli - Tony Lo Bianco
Herb Klein - Saul Rubinek
Frank Sturgis, Watergate Burglar - Robert Beltran
Gordon Liddy - John Diehl
Earl in Training Film - John C. McGinley
TV Director - Michael Chiklis
Richard Nixon, 19 Years Old - David Barry Gray
Young Student - Joanna Going
President's Lawyer - George Plimpton
Bernard Barker, Watergate Burglar - Lenny Vullo
Richard Nixon, 12 Years Old - Corey Carrier
James McCord, Watergate Burglar - Ronald von Klaussen
Cuban Man - John Bedford Lloyd
Eugenio Martinez, Watergate Burglar - Kamar de los Reyes
Virgilio Gonzales, Watergate Burglar - Enrique Castillo
Black Orator - James Pickens Jr.
Cuban Plumber - Victor Rivers
Moderator - Drew Snyder
Mao Tse-Tung - Ric Young
Donald Nixon - Sean Stone
Arthur Nixon - Joshua Duvall Preston
Football Player - Ian Calip
Football Coach - Jack Wallace
Young Pat Nixon - Julie Condra
Happy Rockefeller - Annette Helde
Lawyer at Party - Howard Platt
Convention Announcer - T.J. Kennedy
Girlfriend - Pamela Dickerson
Texas Man - O'Neal Compton
Family Doctor - Chris Renna
Joaquin, Hoover's Servant - Wilson Cruz
Edward Nixon - Mikey Stone
Spiro Agnew - Robert Marshall
Tricia Nixon Cox - Marley Shelton
Bill Rogers - James Karen
Mel Laird - Richard Fancy
Student #1 - Peter Carlin
Student #2 - Michelle Krusiec
Protester - Wass Stevens
Secret Service Agent #1 - Tom Nicoletti
Secret Service Agent #2 - Chuck Pfeiffer
White House Staffer - Alexander Butterfield
White House Security - Mark Steines
Chinese Interpreter - Bai Ling
Air Force One Steward - Peter P. Starson Jr.
Reporter #1 - Jon Tenney
Reporter #2 - Julie Araskog
Reporter #3 - Ray Wills
Reporter #4 - John Bellucci
Reporter #5 - Zoey Zimmerman
Rosemary Woods - Mary Rudolph
Floor Manager #1 - Clayton Townsend
Maureen Dean - Donna Dixon
Staffer #1 - John Stockwell
Staffer #2 - Charles Haugk
Leonid Brezhnev - Boris Sichkin
Andre Gromyko - Fima Noveck
Russian Interpreter - Raissa Danilova
Helen Smith - Marilyn Rockafellow
Bethesda Doctor - Bill Bolender
Bethesda Nurse - Melinda Renna
Manolo Sanchez - Tony Plana
CIA Director Richard Helms - Sam Waterston
Self - with Mother and Infant - Salvador Allende
Bob Cushman - Roy Barnitt
Self - at Time of Saturday Night Massacre - Robert Bork
Self - Shooting Wallace - Arthur Bremer
Self - Reporting FBI Findings on Dean and Hunt - David Brinkley
Self - Running Against Nixon - Edmund G. Brown
Self - Attending Nixon Funeral - Barbara Bush
Self - Attending Nixon Funeral - George Bush
Self - Attending Nixon Funeral - Jimmy Carter
Self - Attending Nixon Funeral - Rosalynn Carter
Self - Smoking Cigar - Fidel Castro
Self - Testifying before HUAC - Whittaker Chambers
1960s Race Track - Jan Citron
Self - Eulogizing Nixon - Bill Clinton
Self - Attending Nixon Funeral - Hillary Clinton
Self - Leaving Air Force One after JFK - Nellie Connally
Self - with Elliott Richardson - Archibald Cox
Self - at Helicopter after Resignation - Edward Cox
Self - Eulogizing Nixon - Bob Dole
Self - Returning from WW2 - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Self - with Ike at Republican Convention - Mamie Eisenhower
Self - Discussing Prison Sentence - Daniel Ellsberg
Self - at Senate Watergate Hearing - Sam Ervin
Self - when Gerald Becomes President after Nixon Resignation - Betty Ford
Self - Sworn in as President after Nixon Resignation - Gerald Ford
Self (runs against Nixon) - Helen Gahagan
Student Protester - Robert Goldman
Socialite - Annette Goodman
Kennedy Staffer - Angie Gray
White House Worker - Michael Haddad
Self - Leaning Forward to Testify - Richard Helms
Self - Testifying before HUAC - Alger Hiss
Self - in First Speech as President - Lyndon B. Johnson
Self - Arriving for JFK Funeral with LBJ - John Kennedy Jr.
Self - Arriving for JFK Funeral with Ted - Eunice Kennedy Shriver
Self - Arriving for JFK Funeral with LBJ - Caroline Kennedy
Self - behind RFK during Final Speech - Ethel Kennedy
Self - with Jack in Dallas - Jacqueline Kennedy
Self - Campaigning - John F. Kennedy
Self - Wearing Neck Brace after Chappaquiddick - Ted Kennedy
Self - Wearing White Hat - Nikita Khrushchev
Self - with Truman - King George VI
Ringmaster - Alberto Leon
Newscaster Voice - Dave Mallow
Self - in the 1940s - Zedong Mao
Self - Facing the Press - George McGovern
Self - Laughing - Robert McNamara
Kissinger's Date - Nicole Nagel
Self - Leaving White House after Resignation - Pat Nixon
Self - Leaving White House after Resignation - Richard Nixon
Self - at Helicopter after Resignation - Tricia Nixon
Self - Smoking Cigarette - J. Robert Oppenheimer
Self - in Custody - Lee Harvey Oswald
Self - Handshake with Diplomat - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
News Reporter at Press Conference - Michael Pasby
Self - Attending Nixon Funeral - Nancy Reagan
Self - with Archibald Cox - Elliot Richardson
Narrator - Chuck Riley
Self - Wearing Fur Coat - Eleanor Roosevelt
Self - with Socialite - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Self - Handcuffed with Husband - Ethel Rosenberg
Self - Handcuffed with Wife - Julius Rosenberg
Self - at Time of Saturday Night Massacre - William Ruckelshaus
Self - Facing Microphones - Adlai Stevenson
Closing Narration - Oliver Stone
Self - Testifying before HUAC - Robert Taylor
Self - with King George - Harry S. Truman
Self - Congressman - Jerry Voorhis
Self - Shot by Bremer - George Wallace
Hippie - Dana Walsh
Self - Swearing in JFK - Earl Warren
Hippie - Breck Wilson