Rollerball quotes

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In a futuristic society where corporations have replaced countries, the violent game of Rollerball is used to control the populace by demonstrating the futility of individuality. However, one player, Jonathan E., rises to the top, fights for his personal freedom, and threatens the corporate control.

Director: Norman Jewison
Writer: William Harrison (screenplay)
Production: Algonquin
Year: 1975
MetaScore: 56/100
ImdbRating: 6.6
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 25 Jun 1975
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.


41 Clips & Quotes

The game was created to demonstrate the futility of individual effort - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:21 The game was created to demonstrate the futility of... That's a bad habit you've got there - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:29 That's a bad habit you've got there But you know what - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:29 But you know what We are confronted here with something of a situation - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:50 We are confronted here with something of a situation I've been thinking - screenshot from movie Rollerball 02:21 I've been thinking I don't want another man on that track - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:32 I don't want another man on that track No player is greater than the game itself - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:02 No player is greater than the game itself What do you want books for - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:34 What do you want books for There's one thing you ought to know - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:31 There's one thing you ought to know You still don't understand why I came here - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:28 You still don't understand why I came here Rule changes for tonight's World Championship Game - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:29 Rule changes for tonight's World Championship Game They're important - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:11 They're important Ladies and gentlemen - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:23 Ladies and gentlemen You can be made to quit - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:32 You can be made to quit They were naaaasty - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:19 They were naaaasty I'm playing with my team - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:42 I'm playing with my team I just imitate him - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:26 I just imitate him You like poetry - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:21 You like poetry Let's think this through together - screenshot from movie Rollerball 02:39 Let's think this through together There must be some mistake - screenshot from movie Rollerball 02:25 There must be some mistake It has its purposes - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:15 It has its purposes I've seen your house - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:37 I've seen your house Because I don't understand your resistance - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:33 Because I don't understand your resistance Don't try to frighten me - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:24 Don't try to frighten me We are confused again here today - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:59 We are confused again here today And welcome to Houston - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:16 And welcome to Houston We got two games left - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:11 We got two games left Keep silence with me for a minute - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:25 Keep silence with me for a minute Take a few days - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:30 Take a few days I forget what corporation is running what city - screenshot from movie Rollerball 01:34 I forget what corporation is running what city I don't know what it is - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:46 I don't know what it is There's something going on with the game - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:46 There's something going on with the game They want me to quit - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:46 They want me to quit If there's anything I love - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:29 If there's anything I love Its the uniform of the house - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:17 Its the uniform of the house What sort of a pill did you give me - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:25 What sort of a pill did you give me They are really quite beautiful - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:29 They are really quite beautiful I really want to go with you - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:29 I really want to go with you Could you tell me something about the Corporate Wars - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:34 Could you tell me something about the Corporate Wars I wanted you here - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:36 I wanted you here Corporate society is an inevitable destiny - screenshot from movie Rollerball 00:28 Corporate society is an inevitable destiny

Cast

Jonathan E. - James Caan
Bartholomew - John Houseman
Ella - Maud Adams
Moonpie - John Beck
Cletus - Moses Gunn
Executive - John Normington
Rusty, Team Executive - Shane Rimmer
Japanese Doctor - Burt Kwouk
Girl in Library - Nancy Bleier
Bartholomew's Aide - Richard LeParmentier
Strategy Coach for Houston Team - Robert Ito
Librarian - Ralph Richardson
Madrid Biker #1 - Craig R. Baxley
Houston Team Rookie - Jimmy Berg
Biker - Steve Boyum
(unconfirmed) - Miquel Brown
Reporter - Loftus Burton
Reporter - Anthony Chinn
Executive - Barrie Cookson
Tokyo #4 - Robert Dancel
Party Guest - Sarah Douglas
Pregame Announcer - Dick Enberg
Reporter - Abi Gouhad
Man Collecting Coats - David Griffin
Biker - Alan Hamane
Girl at Party - Patti Hammond
Directorate Executive - John Harvey
Reporter - Andy Ho
Houston Team Rookie - Kevin Jewison
Woman at Party - Valli Kemp
Tokyo #8 - Eddie Kubo
Executive - Robert Lee
Biker - Bob Leon
Jonathan's Guard - Angus MacInnes
Executive - Mac McDonald
Game Announcer - Bob Miller
Rollerball Team Member - Bob Minor
Game Ball Launch Official - Byron Morrow
Masseuse - Yasuko Nagazumi
Tuffy - Walter Scott
Team Trainer - Alfred Thomas
Jonathan's Captain of Guard - Burnell Tucker
Biker - Danny Wong