The Asphalt Jungle quotes

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A major heist goes off as planned, but then double crosses, bad luck and solid police work cause everything to unravel.

Director: John Huston
Writer: Ben Maddow, John Huston, W.R. Burnett
Production: Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Year: 1950
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 12 May 1950
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 5 wins & 14 nominations total

58 Clips & Quotes

One way or another - The Asphalt Jungle 00:16 One way or another Did I ever welsh - The Asphalt Jungle 00:24 Did I ever welsh Haven't you bothered me enough - The Asphalt Jungle 00:17 Haven't you bothered me enough That copper - The Asphalt Jungle 01:04 That copper People are being cheated - The Asphalt Jungle 01:16 People are being cheated Why don't you quit cryin' and get me some bourbon - The Asphalt Jungle 00:17 Why don't you quit cryin' and get me some bourbon There's nothing so different about them - The Asphalt Jungle 00:45 There's nothing so different about them Let's not stop - The Asphalt Jungle 00:44 Let's not stop He won't get very far - The Asphalt Jungle 00:27 He won't get very far Here's to the drink habit - The Asphalt Jungle 00:27 Here's to the drink habit I'd drive you to the North Pole - The Asphalt Jungle 00:13 I'd drive you to the North Pole A hooligan - The Asphalt Jungle 00:31 A hooligan If I were you - The Asphalt Jungle 00:49 If I were you Don't call me  Uncle Lon - The Asphalt Jungle 00:32 Don't call me Uncle Lon I had the market send over some salt mackerel for you - The Asphalt Jungle 00:28 I had the market send over some salt mackerel for you This is Cobby - The Asphalt Jungle 02:15 This is Cobby How's that - The Asphalt Jungle 00:15 How's that What if I told you I've got a plan worked out to get it all - The Asphalt Jungle 02:17 What if I told you I've got a plan worked out to get it all How do we raise the money - The Asphalt Jungle 00:58 How do we raise the money What about my debtors - The Asphalt Jungle 00:29 What about my debtors Never does a lick of work - The Asphalt Jungle 01:42 Never does a lick of work He left prison yesterday at 12 noon - The Asphalt Jungle 01:13 He left prison yesterday at 12 noon I wouldn't go parading around this neighborhood with a suitcase - The Asphalt Jungle 00:32 I wouldn't go parading around this neighborhood with a... Take my word for it - The Asphalt Jungle 00:41 Take my word for it I don't want promises - The Asphalt Jungle 00:14 I don't want promises How can things go so wrong - The Asphalt Jungle 00:42 How can things go so wrong Sounds like a soul in hell - The Asphalt Jungle 00:12 Sounds like a soul in hell Ever been in Mexico City - The Asphalt Jungle 01:07 Ever been in Mexico City She confirmed what Emmerich said - The Asphalt Jungle 00:32 She confirmed what Emmerich said I don't know - The Asphalt Jungle 01:54 I don't know It's a shame to bust this door in - The Asphalt Jungle 01:28 It's a shame to bust this door in I spoke to Mr - The Asphalt Jungle 00:54 I spoke to Mr Take my advice and knock off for a while - The Asphalt Jungle 00:30 Take my advice and knock off for a while Why don't you wise up - The Asphalt Jungle 00:13 Why don't you wise up Sad to say - The Asphalt Jungle 00:36 Sad to say That's all - The Asphalt Jungle 00:22 That's all I've got over  100 - The Asphalt Jungle 00:53 I've got over 100 After this job - The Asphalt Jungle 00:38 After this job See that you have a place to stay - The Asphalt Jungle 00:36 See that you have a place to stay There's only one driver - The Asphalt Jungle 00:39 There's only one driver The information she gave me is that he's broke - The Asphalt Jungle 01:04 The information she gave me is that he's broke I don't like the guy - The Asphalt Jungle 00:33 I don't like the guy That busted down wrestler - The Asphalt Jungle 00:24 That busted down wrestler If you want fresh air - The Asphalt Jungle 00:18 If you want fresh air Whenever Louis gets into trouble - The Asphalt Jungle 00:28 Whenever Louis gets into trouble I'd go easy on that liquor if I were you - The Asphalt Jungle 00:27 I'd go easy on that liquor if I were you Just politics - The Asphalt Jungle 00:15 Just politics You wait and see - The Asphalt Jungle 00:35 You wait and see Why are they pounding so - The Asphalt Jungle 00:14 Why are they pounding so I'll tell them about the juice you've been getting - The Asphalt Jungle 00:41 I'll tell them about the juice you've been getting Don't worry - The Asphalt Jungle 00:22 Don't worry Somebody saw him here - The Asphalt Jungle 00:20 Somebody saw him here That squarehead - The Asphalt Jungle 00:33 That squarehead Married 20 years - The Asphalt Jungle 00:54 Married 20 years What's this - The Asphalt Jungle 00:09 What's this Emmerich on the phone - The Asphalt Jungle 00:54 Emmerich on the phone We need a hooligan - The Asphalt Jungle 00:32 We need a hooligan What are you sweatin' for - The Asphalt Jungle 00:22 What are you sweatin' for

Cast

Dix Handley - Sterling Hayden
Alonzo D. Emmerich - Louis Calhern
Doll Conovan - Jean Hagen
Gus Minissi - James Whitmore
Doc Erwin Riedenschneider - Sam Jaffe
Police Commissioner Hardy - John McIntire
Lt. Ditrich - Barry Kelley
Louis Ciavelli - Anthony Caruso
Maria Ciavelli - Teresa Celli
Angela Phinlay - Marilyn Monroe
Timmons (as William Davis) - William 'Wee Willie' Davis
May Emmerich - Dorothy Tree
Bob Brannom - Brad Dexter
Dr. Swanson - John Maxwell
Police Broadcaster (voice) - Mary Anderson
Detective in Hardy's Office - Ray Bennett
Father Sortine - David Bond
Man at Line-Up - Chet Brandenburg
Taxi Driver - Benny Burt
Police Broadcaster (voice) - Harry G. Butcher
Night Clerk - Frank Cady
Woman - Jean Carter
Gambler - Mack Chandler
Mr. Atkinson - Railroad Man - David Clarke
Policeman - John Cliff
Gambler - Harry Cody
Reporter - Gene Coogan
Karl Anton Smith - Henry Corden
Red - Boy in Diner - Chuck Courtney
Reporter - John Crawford
Policeman - Ralph Dunn
Policeman at Ciavelli's Apartment - Gene Evans
Policeman - Pat Flaherty
Maxwell - Alex Gerry
Policeman - Sol Gorss
Truck Driver - Fred Graham
Bill - Cop Outside Diner - William Haade
Det. Andrews - Don Haggerty
Vivian - Eloise Hardt
James X. Connery - Thomas Browne Henry
Policeman - Wesley Hopper
Detective at Ciavelli's Apartment - George Lynn
Police Broadcaster (voice) - Ethel Lyons
Reporter - Fred Marlow
William Doldy - Strother Martin
Secretary - Howard M. Mitchell
Counterman - Ralph Montgomery
Eddie Donato - Alberto Morin
Tallboy - Raymond Roe
Frank Schurz - Doc's Taxi Driver - Henry Rowland
Jack - Police Clerk - Tim Ryan
Officer Janocek - James Seay
Policeman - Jack Shea
Gambler - J. Lewis Smith
Police Broadcaster (voice) - J.J. Smith
Jeannie - Girl in Diner - Helene Stanley
Policeman - Jack Stoney
Cop in Car Barn Slugged by Dix - Ray Teal
Reporter - Harlan Warde
Bit Role - Jack Warden
Woman - Judith Wood
Evans - Victor Wood
Policeman - Jeff York