"The Bridge on the River Kwai" quotes

The Bridge on the River Kwai poster
British POWs are forced to build a railway bridge across the river Kwai for their Japanese captors in occupied Burma, not knowing that the allied forces are planning a daring commando raid t... Read all

Director: David Lean
Writer: Pierre Boulle, Carl Foreman, Michael Wilson
Production: N/A
Year: 1957
MetaScore: 87/100
ImdbRating: 8.2
BoxOffice: $27,200,000
Released: 14 Dec 1957
Awards: Won 7 Oscars. 30 wins & 8 nominations total

50 Clips

What have I done - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:08
What have I done
You don't realize what a plum you are for us - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:45
You don't realize what a plum you are for us
I'm getting worse - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:20
I'm getting worse
He's going to do it - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:09
He's going to do it
Even for an American - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:15
Even for an American
There's always one more thing to do - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:25
There's always one more thing to do
As I've told you before - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:31
As I've told you before
We have a problem on our hands - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:17
We have a problem on our hands
What makes you so sure you'll get a medical discharge - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:34
What makes you so sure you'll get a medical discharge
If this were your bridge - The Bridge on the River Kwai 01:33
If this were your bridge
I am Colonel Saito - The Bridge on the River Kwai 01:48
I am Colonel Saito
I thought you were the enemy - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:20
I thought you were the enemy
Jolly good show - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:07
Jolly good show
But there's the challenge - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:35
But there's the challenge
I've forgotten who we just buried - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:46
I've forgotten who we just buried
You're terribly sorry - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:20
You're terribly sorry
I meant to tell you - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:23
I meant to tell you
You intend to uphold the letter of the law - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:47
You intend to uphold the letter of the law
A word to you about escape - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:34
A word to you about escape
One day the war will be over - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:50
One day the war will be over
For your kind attention - The Bridge on the River Kwai 01:16
For your kind attention
Or am I going mad - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:12
Or am I going mad
You can't stand much more of this - The Bridge on the River Kwai 02:02
You can't stand much more of this
It's most annoying - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:42
It's most annoying
We'll show them what the British soldier is capable of doing - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:42
We'll show them what the British soldier is capable of doing
Jennings has a plan - The Bridge on the River Kwai 01:27
Jennings has a plan
Be happy in your work - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:11
Be happy in your work
Let me remind you of General Yamashita's motto - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:25
Let me remind you of General Yamashita's motto
English prisoners - The Bridge on the River Kwai 01:56
English prisoners
I belong to a rather rum group called Force 316 - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:37
I belong to a rather rum group called Force 316
It is quite understandable - The Bridge on the River Kwai 01:06
It is quite understandable
All work and no play make Jack a dull boy - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:15
All work and no play make Jack a dull boy
What we're doing could be construed as   forgive me - The Bridge on the River Kwai 03:05
What we're doing could be construed as forgive me
Do not speak to me of rules - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:21
Do not speak to me of rules
You give me powders - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:21
You give me powders
I can think of a lot of things to call Saito - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:26
I can think of a lot of things to call Saito
I haven't the foggiest - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:50
I haven't the foggiest
I hate the British - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:34
I hate the British
I've been thinking - The Bridge on the River Kwai 02:24
I've been thinking
You'll go on without me - The Bridge on the River Kwai 02:15
You'll go on without me
That's an order - The Bridge on the River Kwai 02:16
That's an order
Here lies - The Bridge on the River Kwai 01:33
Here lies
Do you know what will happen to me if the bridge is not built on time - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:47
Do you know what will happen to me if the bridge is not...
Colonel Saito - The Bridge on the River Kwai 01:16
Colonel Saito
By the way - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:49
By the way
Are they both mad - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:18
Are they both mad
You were an accountant in Montreal - The Bridge on the River Kwai 01:12
You were an accountant in Montreal
I tell you - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:15
I tell you
The fact is - The Bridge on the River Kwai 03:12
The fact is
Queer bird - The Bridge on the River Kwai 00:13
Queer bird

Cast

Colonel Nicholson - Alec Guinness
Major Warden - Jack Hawkins
Colonel Saito - Sessue Hayakawa
Major Clipton - James Donald
Lieutenant Joyce - Geoffrey Horne
Colonel Green - André Morell
Captain Reeves - Peter Williams
Major Hughes - John Boxer
Grogan - Percy Herbert
Nurse - Ann Sears
Captain Kanematsu (as Heihachirô 'Henry' Ôkawa) - Heihachirô Ôkawa
Lieutenant Miura (as Keiichiro Katsumoto) (as K. Katsumoto) - Keiichirô Katsumoto
Siamese Girl - Vilaiwan Seeboonreaung
Siamese Girl - Ngamta Suphaphongs
Siamese Girl - Javanart Punynchoti
Siamese Girl - Kannikar Dowklee
Tokyo Rose (voice) - Tsai Chin
British Officer - Christopher Greet
Bit part - Herbert Nelson