"Rollerball" quotes

Rollerball poster
In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.

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

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

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