"Patton" quotes

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The World War II phase of the career of controversial American general George S. Patton.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Writer: Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North, Ladislas Farago
Production: N/A
Year: 1970
MetaScore: 91/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: $61,749,765
Released: 02 Apr 1970
Awards: Won 7 Oscars. 24 wins & 8 nominations total

85 Clips

Were you in command - Patton 00:33
Were you in command
What the hell's the matter with you - Patton 00:31
What the hell's the matter with you
You let a whole column get stalled and strafed on account of a couple ofjackasses - Patton 00:25
You let a whole column get stalled and strafed on account of...
Welcome to France - Patton 00:10
Welcome to France
Meet and get to know the English ladies - Patton 01:08
Meet and get to know the English ladies
Your worst enemy is your own big mouth - Patton 00:07
Your worst enemy is your own big mouth
I'll get somebody who can - Patton 00:22
I'll get somebody who can
If your conscience will not permit you to conduct this operation - Patton 00:32
If your conscience will not permit you to conduct this...
When I want it to stick - Patton 00:23
When I want it to stick
That the final plans for the invasion of Sicily - Patton 00:29
That the final plans for the invasion of Sicily
Since there is no wood - Patton 00:19
Since there is no wood
I've wanted to lead a lot of men in a desperate battle - Patton 00:16
I've wanted to lead a lot of men in a desperate battle
I can smell a battlefield - Patton 00:14
I can smell a battlefield
Get 'em out of here - Patton 00:34
Get 'em out of here
Self inflicted wounds - Patton 00:51
Self inflicted wounds
I'd give them each a medal - Patton 00:39
I'd give them each a medal
Will you just listen for a change - Patton 00:35
Will you just listen for a change
Unusual for a general - Patton 00:22
Unusual for a general
I think those stars would better on a green shirt - Patton 00:34
I think those stars would better on a green shirt
I wish our troops looked that good - Patton 00:06
I wish our troops looked that good
Don Quixote battles six merchants from Toledo and saves Dulcinea's virtue - Patton 00:26
Don Quixote battles six merchants from Toledo and saves...
This is the end - Patton 00:26
This is the end
I'd crawl on my belly to get a command - Patton 01:14
I'd crawl on my belly to get a command
I told you to keep your mouth shut - Patton 00:20
I told you to keep your mouth shut
Just so you can beat Montgomery into Messina - Patton 01:15
Just so you can beat Montgomery into Messina
Their supplies are low - Patton 00:25
Their supplies are low
How could you possibly compare the Republicans and Democrats to the Nazi Party - Patton 03:43
How could you possibly compare the Republicans and Democrats...
Who picked out this cathouse - Patton 00:30
Who picked out this cathouse
That son of a bitch - Patton 00:18
That son of a bitch
I'm not going to subsidize cowardice - Patton 00:17
I'm not going to subsidize cowardice
I don't know why - Patton 00:42
I don't know why
Thou are my God - Patton 01:42
Thou are my God
What's the matter - Patton 01:21
What's the matter
You can afford to be an optimist - Patton 00:07
You can afford to be an optimist
Shall I call the artist back sir - Patton 00:18
Shall I call the artist back sir
May I remind you that  Montgomery  is also a British commander - Patton 00:48
May I remind you that Montgomery is also a British...
What silly son of a bitch is in charge of this operation - Patton 00:26
What silly son of a bitch is in charge of this operation
The lions in their dens tremble at his approach - Patton 00:12
The lions in their dens tremble at his approach
I want a prayer - Patton 01:43
I want a prayer
Wonder weapons - Patton 01:22
Wonder weapons
You'd have made a great Marshal for Napoleon - Patton 00:13
You'd have made a great Marshal for Napoleon
I promise you one thing - Patton 00:24
I promise you one thing
If I had my way - Patton 00:56
If I had my way
They haven't spotted our positions yet - Patton 00:37
They haven't spotted our positions yet
What is this activity near Coulances - Patton 02:21
What is this activity near Coulances
And I want to decorate him - Patton 00:13
And I want to decorate him
One little dogface - Patton 00:19
One little dogface
Someone tough enough to really pull this outfit together - Patton 00:16
Someone tough enough to really pull this outfit together
I can't use my stethoscope when I'm wearing my helmet - Patton 00:30
I can't use my stethoscope when I'm wearing my helmet
And now they draw cartoons about you - Patton 00:40
And now they draw cartoons about you
This is a barracks - Patton 00:08
This is a barracks
The pure warrior - Patton 00:12
The pure warrior
Spill  their  blood - Patton 00:47
Spill their blood
Compared to war - Patton 00:26
Compared to war
Your name isn't William - Patton 00:17
Your name isn't William
Soldier in question - Patton 01:40
Soldier in question
He didn't want his favorite general to lose face - Patton 01:07
He didn't want his favorite general to lose face
He will want to know how you intend to deal with Patton's forces - Patton 00:22
He will want to know how you intend to deal with Patton's...
There's only one proper way for a professional soldier to die - Patton 00:35
There's only one proper way for a professional soldier to...
They were massacred - Patton 01:07
They were massacred
This is from from General Alexander - Patton 00:15
This is from from General Alexander
I love it more than my life - Patton 00:21
I love it more than my life
I shan't kiss you - Patton 00:23
I shan't kiss you
I actually pity those poor Hun bastards we're going up against - Patton 01:15
I actually pity those poor Hun bastards we're going up...
Almighty and most merciful Father - Patton 01:19
Almighty and most merciful Father
The Americans have taken Palermo - Patton 00:07
The Americans have taken Palermo
There's one big difference between you and me - Patton 00:18
There's one big difference between you and me
Up bright and early - Patton 01:40
Up bright and early
Get back down there - Patton 00:15
Get back down there
What are you doing there - Patton 00:42
What are you doing there
What's the matter with you - Patton 02:27
What's the matter with you
They'll lose their fear of the Germans - Patton 00:47
They'll lose their fear of the Germans
This is where it pays off - Patton 00:24
This is where it pays off
And I'm left out of it - Patton 00:59
And I'm left out of it
There's one thing that you men will be able to say when you get back home - Patton 01:05
There's one thing that you men will be able to say when you...
I'm going to personally shoot that paper hangin' son of a bitch - Patton 00:08
I'm going to personally shoot that paper hangin' son of a...
If we are not VICTORIOUS - Patton 00:38
If we are not VICTORIOUS
For over a thousand years - Patton 00:57
For over a thousand years
You actually find time to read it - Patton 00:22
You actually find time to read it
General McAuliffe refused a German surrender demand - Patton 00:19
General McAuliffe refused a German surrender demand
You know what he said - Patton 00:33
You know what he said
It's not important for them to know - Patton 00:36
It's not important for them to know
Now there's another thing I want you to remember - Patton 01:39
Now there's another thing I want you to remember
If mountain ranges and oceans can be overcome - Patton 00:38
If mountain ranges and oceans can be overcome
You magnificent bastard - Patton 00:08
You magnificent bastard

Cast

General George S. Patton, Jr. - George C. Scott
General Omar N. Bradley - Karl Malden
Captain Chester B. Hansen - Stephen Young
Brigadier General Hobart Carver - Michael Strong
General Bradley's Driver - Carey Loftin
Moroccan Minister - Albert Dumortier
Lieutenant Colonel Henry Davenport - Frank Latimore
Captain Richard N. Jenson - Morgan Paull
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel - Karl Michael Vogler
General Patton's Driver - Bill Hickman
First Lieutenant Alexander Stiller - Pat Zurica
Sergeant William George Meeks - James Edwards
Colonel Gaston Bell - Lawrence Dobkin
Lieutenant General Harry Buford - David Bauer
Air Vice-Marshal Sir Arthur Coningham - John Barrie
Colonel General Alfred Jodl - Richard Münch
Captain Oskar Steiger - Siegfried Rauch
Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery - Michael Bates
Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Codman - Paul Stevens
Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder - Gerald Flood
General Sir Harold Alexander - Jack Gwillim
Major General Walter Bedell Smith - Edward Binns
Colonel John Welkin - Peter Barkworth
Third Army Chaplain - Lionel Murton
Clergyman - David Healy
Correspondent - Sandy McPeak
Major General Francis de Guingand - Douglas Wilmer
Major General Lucian K. Truscott - John Doucette
Soldier Who Gets Slapped - Tim Considine
Tank Captain - Clint Ritchie
British Briefing Officer - Alan MacNaughtan
Lieutenant Young - Brandon Brady
Soldier on Bridge - Roger Browne
Soldier - Charles Dennis
Voice - Paul Frees
Sergeant in Bar - Brad Harris
Russian Translator - Laurence Herder
Knutsford Welcome Club Dignitary - Dolores Judson
Officer Callagher - Billy Kearns
Maj. Dorian von Haarenwege - Hellmut Lange
Medical Corps Major - Edward Meeks
Cynical Wounded Soldier - Bruce Rhodewalt
Soldier Sleeping on the Floor - Dean Selmier
Self - Movietone News Narrator - Lowell Thomas
American GI Cook - Harry Towb