"Raising Arizona" quotes

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When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated.

Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, crime
Year: 1987
MetaScore: 69/100
ImdbRating: 7.3
BoxOffice: $22,847,564
Released: 17 Apr 1987
Awards: 4 nominations

167 Clips

Gale and Evelle Snoats - Raising Arizona 00:08
Gale and Evelle Snoats
We didn't want to hurt him any - Raising Arizona 00:06
We didn't want to hurt him any
Anyone found bipedal in five wears his ass for a hat - Raising Arizona 00:05
Anyone found bipedal in five wears his ass for a hat
I even caught myself driving by convenience stores - Raising Arizona 00:09
I even caught myself driving by convenience stores
That reminds me what you gonna name it - Raising Arizona 00:12
That reminds me what you gonna name it
You wet yourself You wet yourself - Raising Arizona 00:08
You wet yourself You wet yourself
Leonard you want some furniture or a shit box - Raising Arizona 00:27
Leonard you want some furniture or a shit box
Welcome home son Where's he been - Raising Arizona 00:05
Welcome home son Where's he been
These blow up into funny shapes - Raising Arizona 00:06
These blow up into funny shapes
I'd name him Jason Caleb or Tab - Raising Arizona 00:04
I'd name him Jason Caleb or Tab
We don't always smell this way Miz McDunnough - Raising Arizona 00:06
We don't always smell this way Miz McDunnough
What's his name - Raising Arizona 00:30
What's his name
Where's that baby Where's he at - Raising Arizona 00:14
Where's that baby Where's he at
Prison life is very structured - Raising Arizona 00:07
Prison life is very structured
I'm not gonna live this way Hi - Raising Arizona 00:09
I'm not gonna live this way Hi
I told you not to use my damn name - Raising Arizona 00:19
I told you not to use my damn name
Now y'all without sin can cast the first stone - Raising Arizona 00:07
Now y'all without sin can cast the first stone
Got you on an awful short leash don't she - Raising Arizona 00:05
Got you on an awful short leash don't she
You just can't stay - Raising Arizona 00:15
You just can't stay
I love him so much - Raising Arizona 00:16
I love him so much
With a man for a husband - Raising Arizona 00:10
With a man for a husband
He's a scandal isn't he He's a little outlaw - Raising Arizona 00:10
He's a scandal isn't he He's a little outlaw
Soak his thumb in iodine you might get by without orthodontia - Raising Arizona 00:07
Soak his thumb in iodine you might get by without...
That Buford's a sly one - Raising Arizona 00:09
That Buford's a sly one
Mind you don't cut yourself Mordecai - Raising Arizona 00:04
Mind you don't cut yourself Mordecai
All right boy - Raising Arizona 00:29
All right boy
You know how to put these on - Raising Arizona 00:20
You know how to put these on
Do you have anything to say to the kidnappers - Raising Arizona 00:06
Do you have anything to say to the kidnappers
Promise we ain't never gonna leave him Gale - Raising Arizona 00:12
Promise we ain't never gonna leave him Gale
Got some baby grub baby wipes - Raising Arizona 00:12
Got some baby grub baby wipes
That's your forte ain't it - Raising Arizona 00:10
That's your forte ain't it
Here you are sitting on your butt - Raising Arizona 00:12
Here you are sitting on your butt
You want to know what I think - Raising Arizona 00:20
You want to know what I think
We finally go out with some decent people - Raising Arizona 00:11
We finally go out with some decent people
I got the cops state troopers Federal B I - Raising Arizona 00:15
I got the cops state troopers Federal B I
Ray take that diaper off your head - Raising Arizona 00:07
Ray take that diaper off your head
Are you boys gonna chase down your leads - Raising Arizona 00:09
Are you boys gonna chase down your leads
Gale um - Raising Arizona 00:24
Gale um
Get them dip tet boosters yearly - Raising Arizona 00:06
Get them dip tet boosters yearly
Seven hundred and ninety one - Raising Arizona 00:06
Seven hundred and ninety one
We need someone handy with a scatter gun - Raising Arizona 00:09
We need someone handy with a scatter gun
Nathan Junior accepts me for what I am - Raising Arizona 00:12
Nathan Junior accepts me for what I am
Why ain't you breast feedin' - Raising Arizona 00:17
Why ain't you breast feedin'
H I looks like you been up to the devil's business - Raising Arizona 00:06
H I looks like you been up to the devil's business
But biology and the prejudices of others - Raising Arizona 00:07
But biology and the prejudices of others
Government do take a bite don't she - Raising Arizona 00:04
Government do take a bite don't she
You understand H I - Raising Arizona 00:15
You understand H I
I'm your worst nightmare - Raising Arizona 00:36
I'm your worst nightmare
Ray take that diaper off your head - Raising Arizona 00:37
Ray take that diaper off your head
What are you talking about - Raising Arizona 00:25
What are you talking about
Give you an idea - Raising Arizona 00:11
Give you an idea
Awful good cereal flakes Miz McDunnough - Raising Arizona 00:04
Awful good cereal flakes Miz McDunnough
Most men your age are getting married and raising a family - Raising Arizona 00:19
Most men your age are getting married and raising a family
You son of a bitch What if we'd been picked up - Raising Arizona 00:12
You son of a bitch What if we'd been picked up
Need a beer Glen - Raising Arizona 00:06
Need a beer Glen
All squared away - Raising Arizona 00:21
All squared away
I know you're partial to convenience stores - Raising Arizona 00:12
I know you're partial to convenience stores
Do you have any disgruntled employees - Raising Arizona 00:15
Do you have any disgruntled employees
This here's the TV - Raising Arizona 00:11
This here's the TV
Say how'd you get that kid so darn fast - Raising Arizona 00:24
Say how'd you get that kid so darn fast
Eight hundred leaf tables and no chairs - Raising Arizona 00:11
Eight hundred leaf tables and no chairs
That night I had a dream - Raising Arizona 00:37
That night I had a dream
Say you hear about the person of Polish persuasion - Raising Arizona 00:13
Say you hear about the person of Polish persuasion
Sometimes it's a hard world for the little things - Raising Arizona 00:05
Sometimes it's a hard world for the little things
This here's the TV - Raising Arizona 00:34
This here's the TV
I'm walking in here on my knees Ed - Raising Arizona 00:07
I'm walking in here on my knees Ed
Why do you say you feel trapped in a man's body - Raising Arizona 00:11
Why do you say you feel trapped in a man's body
I know you do - Raising Arizona 00:36
I know you do
Oh Hi you're young and got your health - Raising Arizona 00:08
Oh Hi you're young and got your health
Give me that baby you warthog from hell - Raising Arizona 00:05
Give me that baby you warthog from hell
Don't you cuss around him - Raising Arizona 00:28
Don't you cuss around him
I think the wife and I are splitting up - Raising Arizona 00:35
I think the wife and I are splitting up
We were doing paramedical work - Raising Arizona 00:24
We were doing paramedical work
What kind of name is Ed for a pretty thing like you - Raising Arizona 00:12
What kind of name is Ed for a pretty thing like you
Don't you ever feel suffocated - Raising Arizona 00:19
Don't you ever feel suffocated
I tried to stand up and fly straight - Raising Arizona 00:18
I tried to stand up and fly straight
There's what's right and there's what's right - Raising Arizona 00:05
There's what's right and there's what's right
You want to find an outlaw you call an outlaw - Raising Arizona 00:09
You want to find an outlaw you call an outlaw
What did the pajamas look like - Raising Arizona 00:08
What did the pajamas look like
Yeah if a frog had wings it wouldn't bump its ass a hoppin' - Raising Arizona 00:20
Yeah if a frog had wings it wouldn't bump its ass a hoppin'
How many Polacks it take to screw up a light bulb - Raising Arizona 00:36
How many Polacks it take to screw up a light bulb
But still I hadn't dreamt nothing about me and Ed - Raising Arizona 00:35
But still I hadn't dreamt nothing about me and Ed
What's the matter Ed - Raising Arizona 00:37
What's the matter Ed
And I'll blow your house in - Raising Arizona 00:20
And I'll blow your house in
When there was no meat we ate fowl - Raising Arizona 00:18
When there was no meat we ate fowl
Son you got a panty on your head - Raising Arizona 00:05
Son you got a panty on your head
My friends call me Lenny but I got no friends - Raising Arizona 00:06
My friends call me Lenny but I got no friends
You mean you busted out of jail - Raising Arizona 00:13
You mean you busted out of jail
They got a name for people like you Hi - Raising Arizona 00:31
They got a name for people like you Hi
Were a rocky place where my seed could find no purchase - Raising Arizona 00:06
Were a rocky place where my seed could find no purchase
All right you hayseeds it's a stickup - Raising Arizona 00:34
All right you hayseeds it's a stickup
It's a stick up - Raising Arizona 01:24
It's a stick up
It ain't armed robbery if the gun ain't loaded - Raising Arizona 00:36
It ain't armed robbery if the gun ain't loaded
I'm not gonna live this way - Raising Arizona 00:23
I'm not gonna live this way
I'm not a customer - Raising Arizona 00:56
I'm not a customer
If this works out - Raising Arizona 00:40
If this works out
I tried to stand up and fly straight - Raising Arizona 00:40
I tried to stand up and fly straight
I think the wife and me are splitting up - Raising Arizona 01:36
I think the wife and me are splitting up
I think I'll skip this little get together - Raising Arizona 00:47
I think I'll skip this little get together
I love him so much - Raising Arizona 00:15
I love him so much
I know you're partial to convenient stores - Raising Arizona 00:26
I know you're partial to convenient stores
I know that feeling - Raising Arizona 00:39
I know that feeling
I guess you got a reward coming - Raising Arizona 00:59
I guess you got a reward coming
I don't care about us anymore - Raising Arizona 02:45
I don't care about us anymore
You're young and you got your health - Raising Arizona 00:19
You're young and you got your health
You wet yourself - Raising Arizona 00:18
You wet yourself
You want to find an outlaw - Raising Arizona 00:19
You want to find an outlaw
You know what I think - Raising Arizona 00:44
You know what I think
You know how to put these things on - Raising Arizona 00:54
You know how to put these things on
I changed my name - Raising Arizona 00:37
I changed my name
I even caught myself drivin' by convenience stores - Raising Arizona 00:23
I even caught myself drivin' by convenience stores
How many Polacks it take to screw up a lightbulb - Raising Arizona 01:03
How many Polacks it take to screw up a lightbulb
He's a little outlaw - Raising Arizona 00:32
He's a little outlaw
Have we done that honey - Raising Arizona 01:12
Have we done that honey
Got you on an awful short leash - Raising Arizona 00:13
Got you on an awful short leash
Give me that baby - Raising Arizona 00:15
Give me that baby
Don't get me wrong - Raising Arizona 00:37
Don't get me wrong
Does the Pope wear a funny hat - Raising Arizona 00:13
Does the Pope wear a funny hat
Cops won't find your boy - Raising Arizona 00:35
Cops won't find your boy
But it won't knock a thing off the university - Raising Arizona 00:31
But it won't knock a thing off the university
But I thought you said it was a boy - Raising Arizona 00:24
But I thought you said it was a boy
Broke and entered - Raising Arizona 00:21
Broke and entered
Birth and new life - Raising Arizona 02:20
Birth and new life
Biology and the prejudices of others conspired to keep us childless - Raising Arizona 00:21
Biology and the prejudices of others conspired to keep us...
Anyone found bipedal in five wears his ass for a hat - Raising Arizona 00:18
Anyone found bipedal in five wears his ass for a hat
And when there was no meat - Raising Arizona 00:31
And when there was no meat
A man for a husband - Raising Arizona 00:24
A man for a husband
You guys just can't stay - Raising Arizona 00:34
You guys just can't stay
You got a panty on your head - Raising Arizona 00:13
You got a panty on your head
You can't sell leaf tables and no chairs - Raising Arizona 00:28
You can't sell leaf tables and no chairs
Y'all without sin can cast the first stone - Raising Arizona 00:16
Y'all without sin can cast the first stone
Why ain't you breast feeding - Raising Arizona 00:47
Why ain't you breast feeding
Where's that baby - Raising Arizona 00:26
Where's that baby
What's his name - Raising Arizona 01:13
What's his name
What do you mean - Raising Arizona 00:39
What do you mean
What did the pyjamas look like - Raising Arizona 00:26
What did the pyjamas look like
What am I talkin' about - Raising Arizona 01:10
What am I talkin' about
We're usin' code names - Raising Arizona 00:27
We're usin' code names
Welcome Home Son - Raising Arizona 00:14
Welcome Home Son
We released ourselves on our own recognizance - Raising Arizona 00:44
We released ourselves on our own recognizance
We finally go out with decent people and you break his nose - Raising Arizona 00:35
We finally go out with decent people and you break his nose
Watch your butts - Raising Arizona 00:19
Watch your butts
Unless round's funny - Raising Arizona 00:18
Unless round's funny
Turn to the right - Raising Arizona 01:22
Turn to the right
This here's the TV - Raising Arizona 00:31
This here's the TV
They've got a name for people like you H - Raising Arizona 01:14
They've got a name for people like you H
They're all disgruntled - Raising Arizona 01:00
They're all disgruntled
They wouldn't accept prison as a substitute - Raising Arizona 00:52
They wouldn't accept prison as a substitute
They blow up into funny shapes and all - Raising Arizona 00:30
They blow up into funny shapes and all
These blow up into funny shapes and all - Raising Arizona 00:19
These blow up into funny shapes and all
That's not what you say it is - Raising Arizona 01:12
That's not what you say it is
That's your forte - Raising Arizona 00:27
That's your forte
That weren't on the way home - Raising Arizona 00:22
That weren't on the way home
That son of a bitch - Raising Arizona 00:38
That son of a bitch
That night I had a dream - Raising Arizona 05:41
That night I had a dream
That Buford's a sly one - Raising Arizona 00:17
That Buford's a sly one
Sometimes it's a hard world for small things - Raising Arizona 00:16
Sometimes it's a hard world for small things
Sometimes I get them menstrual cramps real hard - Raising Arizona 00:27
Sometimes I get them menstrual cramps real hard
So we were doin' paramedical work in affiliation with the state highway system - Raising Arizona 01:05
So we were doin' paramedical work in affiliation with the...
Say that reminds me - Raising Arizona 01:18
Say that reminds me
Promise we ain't never gonna leave him again - Raising Arizona 00:37
Promise we ain't never gonna leave him again
Or my name ain't Nathan Arizona - Raising Arizona 00:41
Or my name ain't Nathan Arizona
Nathan Jr accepts me for what I am - Raising Arizona 00:28
Nathan Jr accepts me for what I am
My friends call me Lenny - Raising Arizona 00:18
My friends call me Lenny
My dearest Edwina - Raising Arizona 02:47
My dearest Edwina
Mind you don't cut yourself - Raising Arizona 00:13
Mind you don't cut yourself
Looks like you've been up to the devil's business - Raising Arizona 00:17
Looks like you've been up to the devil's business

Cast

H.I. McDunnough - Nicolas Cage
Nathan Arizona, Sr. - Trey Wilson
Leonard Smalls - Randall 'Tex' Cobb
Nathan Junior - T.J. Kuhn
Florence Arizona (as Lynne Dumin Kitei) - Lynne Kitei
Prison Counselor - Peter Benedek
Nice Old Grocery Man - Charles 'Lew' Smith
Younger FBI Agent - Warren Keith
Older FBI Agent - Henry Kendrick
Ear-Bending Cellmate - Sidney Dawson
Parole Board Chairman - Richard Blake
Parole Board Member - Troy Nabors
Parole Board Member - Mary Seibel
Hayseed in the Pickup - John O'Donnal
Minister - Warren Forsythe
'Trapped' Convict - Ruben Young
Policeman in Arizona House - Dennis Sullivan
Policeman in Arizona House - Richard Alexander
Feisty Hayseed - Rusty Lee
Fingerprint Technician - James Yeater
Reporter - Bill Andres
Reporter - Carver Barns
Unpainted Secretary - Margaret H. McCormack
Newscaster - Bill Rocz
Payroll Cashier - Mary F. Glenn
Scamp with Squirt Gun - Jeremy Babendure
Adoption Agent - Bill Dobbins
Gynecologist - Ralph Norton
Mopping Convict - Henry Tank
Supermarket Manager - Frank Outlaw
Varsity Nathan, Jr. (as Todd Michael Rodgers) - Todd Michael Bogers
Machine Shop Ear-Bender - M. Emmet Walsh
Glen and Dot's Kid - Robert Gray
Glen and Dot's Kid - Katie Thrasher
Glen and Dot's Kid - Derek Russell
Glen and Dot's Kid - Nicole Russell
Glen and Dot's Kid - Zachary Sanders
Glen and Dot's Kid - Noell Sanders
Arizona Quint - Cody Ranger
Arizona Quint - Jeremy Arendt
Arizona Quint - Ashley Hammon
Arizona Quint - Crystal Hiller
Arizona Quint - Olivia Hughes
Arizona Quint - Emily Malin
Arizona Quint - Melanie Malin
Arizona Quint - Craig McLaughlin
Arizona Quint - Adam Savageau
Arizona Quint - Benjamin Savageau
Arizona Quint - David Schneider
Arizona Quint - Michael Stewart
Amazing Voice (voice) - William Preston Robertson
Reporter #1 - Ron Cobert
Policeman at Arizona Home - Carmelo Russo