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"Quiz Show" quotes

Quiz Show poster
A young lawyer, Richard Goodwin, investigates a potentially fixed game show. Charles Van Doren, a big time show winner, is under Goodwin's investigation.

Director: Robert Redford
Writer: Paul Attanasio, Richard N. Goodwin
Production: N/A
Year: 1994
MetaScore: 92/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: $24,822,619
Released: 07 Oct 1994
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 6 wins & 36 nominations total
That big uncircumcised putz is on the cover of Time magazine - Quiz Show 00:07 That big uncircumcised putz is on the cover of Time magazine Well what have we here Aftershave - Quiz Show 00:05 Well what have we here Aftershave I mean I'm just trying to imagine what Kant would make of this - Quiz Show 00:09 I mean I'm just trying to imagine what Kant would make... So pure it floats Hmm - Quiz Show 00:04 So pure it floats Hmm Twenty One is rigged and I can prove it - Quiz Show 00:06 Twenty One is rigged and I can prove it Geritol America's 1 tonic - Quiz Show 00:36 Geritol America's 1 tonic He blames Charles Van Doren for his downfall - Quiz Show 00:32 He blames Charles Van Doren for his downfall Now there's a face for radio - Quiz Show 00:04 Now there's a face for radio I'll just tell everyone that it's a fraud That'll warm 'em up - Quiz Show 00:07 I'll just tell everyone that it's a fraud... No Herbert Stempel is not going to win over 100 000 - Quiz Show 00:07 No Herbert Stempel is not going to win over 100 000 You have no idea what these people are like - Quiz Show 00:13 You have no idea what these people are like Herb Stempel leads at this point by 18 to 10 - Quiz Show 00:28 Herb Stempel leads at this point by 18 to 10 No He'll be back NBC is gonna go on Geritol's gonna go on - Quiz Show 00:31 No He'll be back NBC is gonna go on Geritol's... My light okay My nose doesn't look big - Quiz Show 00:07 My light okay My nose doesn't look big Stempel is an underdog You know people root for that - Quiz Show 00:08 Stempel is an underdog You know people root for that He wouldn't know the answer to a doorbell if you didn't give it to him - Quiz Show 00:04 He wouldn't know the answer to a doorbell if you... Charlie Charlie - Quiz Show 00:14 Charlie Charlie Well it's the damndest thing but you've plateaued - Quiz Show 00:30 Well it's the damndest thing but you've plateaued You're a producer Dan Produce - Quiz Show 00:05 You're a producer Dan Produce Come on They're a Jewish delicacy Before Toby eats it - Quiz Show 00:09 Come on They're a Jewish delicacy Before Toby eats it Why don't you just put it in the bank - Quiz Show 00:21 Why don't you just put it in the bank Last week alone I had 11 proposals of marriage - Quiz Show 00:17 Last week alone I had 11 proposals of marriage Yeah and I have it on the kinescope okay - Quiz Show 00:36 Yeah and I have it on the kinescope okay Yeah I know Well money isn't everything - Quiz Show 00:09 Yeah I know Well money isn't everything Would you want to be an annoying Jewish guy with a sidewall haircut - Quiz Show 00:11 Would you want to be an annoying Jewish guy with a sidewall... You're to receive the questions in advance - Quiz Show 00:18 You're to receive the questions in advance Don't do this to me It's too humiliating - Quiz Show 00:08 Don't do this to me It's too humiliating What these books have conclusively proven is that the difference - Quiz Show 00:21 What these books have conclusively proven is that the... There's absolutely no need to drag the man into the spotlight - Quiz Show 00:10 There's absolutely no need to drag the man into the... Charlie from what I understand it's just this bunch of frauds - Quiz Show 00:13 Charlie from what I understand it's just this bunch of... Et tu Bunny Charlie is Jack Barry single - Quiz Show 00:30 Et tu Bunny Charlie is Jack Barry single Now see summer bloom upon this lea Three score rings around this tree - Quiz Show 00:25 Now see summer bloom upon this lea Three score rings around... I've been swarmed by stockbrokers lately - Quiz Show 00:06 I've been swarmed by stockbrokers lately Mother wants to know why you only went for 8 on the movies - Quiz Show 00:07 Mother wants to know why you only went for 8 on the movies I asked myself Why would he make a statement like that - Quiz Show 00:09 I asked myself Why would he make a statement like that I know what you're gonna accomplish - Quiz Show 00:19 I know what you're gonna accomplish Me Herb Stempel And they love me for the same reason they used to hate me - Quiz Show 00:09 Me Herb Stempel And they love me for the same reason they... I love my wife but it's like livin' with a plague of locusts - Quiz Show 00:05 I love my wife but it's like livin' with a plague... Eleven points will bring you to 21 and you will be our new champion - Quiz Show 00:29 Eleven points will bring you to 21 and you will be our new... Excuse me Do you think he might see me before the peacock molts - Quiz Show 00:09 Excuse me Do you think he might see me before the peacock... What Professor Van Doren - Quiz Show 00:12 What Professor Van Doren Toby that box is the biggest thing - Quiz Show 00:10 Toby that box is the biggest thing How much do they pay instructors up at Columbia - Quiz Show 00:10 How much do they pay instructors up at Columbia You wanna be worshiped Go to India and moo - Quiz Show 00:04 You wanna be worshiped Go to India and moo Watch Herb Stempel be fed to the Columbia Lions - Quiz Show 00:10 Watch Herb Stempel be fed to the Columbia Lions I thought we were gonna get television - Quiz Show 00:10 I thought we were gonna get television Dad I can't simply just tell 'em the truth - Quiz Show 00:18 Dad I can't simply just tell 'em the truth We're not exactly hardened criminals here - Quiz Show 00:08 We're not exactly hardened criminals here Well Dick if you look round the table and you can't tell who the sucker is - Quiz Show 00:08 Well Dick if you look round the table and you can't... And I'll send you a little helpful reminder okay - Quiz Show 00:06 And I'll send you a little helpful reminder okay But mine own It was mine Your name is mine - Quiz Show 00:07 But mine own It was mine Your name is mine Cheating on a quiz show That's like plagiarizing a comic strip - Quiz Show 00:06 Cheating on a quiz show That's like plagiarizing a... You don't have to be a genius to connect the dots - Quiz Show 00:20 You don't have to be a genius to connect the dots At first they asked me questions they already knew I knew the answers to - Quiz Show 00:06 At first they asked me questions they already knew I knew... I have stood on the shoulders of life - Quiz Show 00:22 I have stood on the shoulders of life I'm happy that you've made the statement - Quiz Show 00:14 I'm happy that you've made the statement You know what the problem with you bums is - Quiz Show 00:07 You know what the problem with you bums is What's eatin' you You know why they call them Indians - Quiz Show 00:10 What's eatin' you You know why they call them... They gave me the answers - Quiz Show 00:37 They gave me the answers I'm sorry Charlie I'm an old man - Quiz Show 00:32 I'm sorry Charlie I'm an old man I know you're lying - Quiz Show 00:11 I know you're lying

Cast

Herbie Stempel - John Turturro
Dick Goodwin - Rob Morrow
Charles Van Doren - Ralph Fiennes
Mark Van Doren - Paul Scofield
Dan Enright - David Paymer