"The Death of Stalin" quotes

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When dictator Joseph Stalin dies, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. As they bumble, brawl and back-stab their way to the top, the question remains — just who is running the government?

Director: Armando Iannucci
Writer: Fabien Nury, Thierry Robin, Armando Iannucci
Production: N/A
Year: 2017
MetaScore: 88/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: $8,047,856
Released: 09 Mar 2018
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 18 wins & 40 nominations total

191 Clips

I'll oversee the releases - The Death of Stalin 00:07 I'll oversee the releases All right comrades now that we're quorate - The Death of Stalin 00:08 All right comrades now that we're quorate DOOR OPENS I will deal with whatever horseshit - The Death of Stalin 00:17 DOOR OPENS I will deal with whatever horseshit Sometimes the shortest speeches are the most memorable - The Death of Stalin 00:08 Sometimes the shortest speeches are the most memorable Stalin - The Death of Stalin 00:12 Stalin You know what I'm doing - The Death of Stalin 00:10 You know what I'm doing It's okay Vasily Everything's gonna be fine - The Death of Stalin 00:15 It's okay Vasily Everything's gonna be fine Medic GASPING - The Death of Stalin 00:11 Medic GASPING Aslanov You handsome devil - The Death of Stalin 00:13 Aslanov You handsome devil Who's gonna carry the can for this farrago of shit - The Death of Stalin 00:06 Who's gonna carry the can for this farrago of shit You spineless rat - The Death of Stalin 00:12 You spineless rat Why should I trust you - The Death of Stalin 00:11 Why should I trust you Foreigners - The Death of Stalin 00:25 Foreigners So you find her you camel cock Comrade Khrushchev - The Death of Stalin 00:10 So you find her you camel cock Comrade Khrushchev I will unlock the schedule and squeeze him in - The Death of Stalin 00:07 I will unlock the schedule and squeeze him in My father's going to die - The Death of Stalin 00:12 My father's going to die Shouldn't we check it No time - The Death of Stalin 00:15 Shouldn't we check it No time I see she moults - The Death of Stalin 00:09 I see she moults Courage little bird We're here for you - The Death of Stalin 00:09 Courage little bird We're here for you Where's the logic Nicky read it - The Death of Stalin 00:05 Where's the logic Nicky read it Based on a collective finding - The Death of Stalin 00:05 Based on a collective finding It's been a long time coming - The Death of Stalin 00:05 It's been a long time coming I never thought it would be you - The Death of Stalin 00:04 I never thought it would be you Time for a cowboy movie - The Death of Stalin 00:05 Time for a cowboy movie The sharpest ears in the In the Soviet Union - The Death of Stalin 00:06 The sharpest ears in the In the Soviet Union Can we just stop twittering - The Death of Stalin 00:04 Can we just stop twittering I'm knackered It's been a busy old week - The Death of Stalin 00:12 I'm knackered It's been a busy old week Today Beria gets an eight foot crucifix up his arse - The Death of Stalin 00:06 Today Beria gets an eight foot crucifix up his arse In that case if nobody objects I'm going to spend a kopeck - The Death of Stalin 00:06 In that case if nobody objects I'm going to spend a kopeck Poor Vasily I sometimes wonder if he's meant for this world - The Death of Stalin 00:08 Poor Vasily I sometimes wonder if he's meant for this world How old are you I'm old - The Death of Stalin 00:10 How old are you I'm old I cry for the Courage - The Death of Stalin 00:05 I cry for the Courage Well that's got it done - The Death of Stalin 00:08 Well that's got it done I'm exhausted I can't remember who's alive and who isn't - The Death of Stalin 00:14 I'm exhausted I can't remember who's alive and who isn't Who organised the Wurlitzer - The Death of Stalin 00:19 Who organised the Wurlitzer Is this magisterial enough for you all - The Death of Stalin 00:09 Is this magisterial enough for you all We offer our tears - The Death of Stalin 00:13 We offer our tears I'm not gonna do the seating plan - The Death of Stalin 00:08 I'm not gonna do the seating plan And he built a new one - The Death of Stalin 00:14 And he built a new one You're the coach - The Death of Stalin 00:11 You're the coach He's irreplaceable - The Death of Stalin 00:32 He's irreplaceable Good night - The Death of Stalin 00:09 Good night On the balcony Let's go - The Death of Stalin 00:06 On the balcony Let's go Please don't shoot me Don't hurt me - The Death of Stalin 00:07 Please don't shoot me Don't hurt me WEAPONS COCKED Good luck ladies - The Death of Stalin 00:04 WEAPONS COCKED Good luck ladies DOOR BANGS OPEN Out of my way you fannies - The Death of Stalin 00:08 DOOR BANGS OPEN Out of my way you fannies Stalin would be loving this - The Death of Stalin 00:10 Stalin would be loving this VASILY My father was a great social scientist - The Death of Stalin 00:12 VASILY My father was a great social scientist Only comrades and friends could shout at each other like this - The Death of Stalin 00:05 Only comrades and friends could shout at each other like... Is there any cheese in this building - The Death of Stalin 00:05 Is there any cheese in this building I don't think any of these people have ever heard of Mozart - The Death of Stalin 00:09 I don't think any of these people have ever heard of Mozart Take the papers or I'll cut your eyes out one at a time - The Death of Stalin 00:06 Take the papers or I'll cut your eyes out one at a time You are accused of treason and anti Soviet behaviour - The Death of Stalin 00:18 You are accused of treason and anti Soviet behaviour It's got to be tomorrow Tomorrow - The Death of Stalin 00:14 It's got to be tomorrow Tomorrow Who did this I did and I enjoyed it - The Death of Stalin 00:22 Who did this I did and I enjoyed it Hands up or I'll shoot you in the face - The Death of Stalin 00:04 Hands up or I'll shoot you in the face And I have a bad back - The Death of Stalin 00:23 And I have a bad back You understand what's going on - The Death of Stalin 00:13 You understand what's going on When we play Hungary are we allowed to use guns - The Death of Stalin 00:14 When we play Hungary are we allowed to use guns Some women will do anything to get their husbands released - The Death of Stalin 00:15 Some women will do anything to get their husbands released When you go home - The Death of Stalin 00:12 When you go home We'll get some buns and some tea Soak up the vodka - The Death of Stalin 00:10 We'll get some buns and some tea Soak up the vodka I will bury you in history - The Death of Stalin 00:04 I will bury you in history He's not He's not bad Listen to me - The Death of Stalin 00:10 He's not He's not bad Listen to me But you've got to act fast comrade Act fast or be dead - The Death of Stalin 00:12 But you've got to act fast comrade Act fast or be dead God Almighty Look at that herb garden - The Death of Stalin 00:18 God Almighty Look at that herb garden No He deserves a fair trial He's one of us - The Death of Stalin 00:48 No He deserves a fair trial He's one of us Okay let's go and catch a pig for the pot - The Death of Stalin 00:06 Okay let's go and catch a pig for the pot But is not a pause in itself part of the revolution - The Death of Stalin 00:13 But is not a pause in itself part of the revolution You balls like Kremlin domes Stop Be serious Are you in - The Death of Stalin 00:06 You balls like Kremlin domes Stop Be serious Are you in You're just making this shit up as you go along - The Death of Stalin 00:08 You're just making this shit up as you go along I am the General Secretary of the Soviet Union - The Death of Stalin 00:13 I am the General Secretary of the Soviet Union ZHUKOV Go and kill them BERIA Kobulov - The Death of Stalin 00:10 ZHUKOV Go and kill them BERIA Kobulov All right boys Meet your dates for tonight - The Death of Stalin 00:09 All right boys Meet your dates for tonight I'm worried about Malenkov though - The Death of Stalin 00:10 I'm worried about Malenkov though Come on play Play better - The Death of Stalin 00:06 Come on play Play better Smells like a Baku pisshouse in here - The Death of Stalin 00:07 Smells like a Baku pisshouse in here You smell like rendered horse you burning arsehole - The Death of Stalin 00:06 You smell like rendered horse you burning arsehole Everybody happy Proper dead - The Death of Stalin 00:10 Everybody happy Proper dead Vasily - The Death of Stalin 00:10 Vasily I will not be silen - The Death of Stalin 00:07 I will not be silen Want a job done properly you call the army - The Death of Stalin 00:28 Want a job done properly you call the army She's got everything we require for the situation - The Death of Stalin 00:41 She's got everything we require for the situation Which doctor have you called - The Death of Stalin 00:26 Which doctor have you called Why did you let him do that - The Death of Stalin 00:08 Why did you let him do that You are accused - The Death of Stalin 00:30 You are accused Right right He's using you Georgy - The Death of Stalin 00:35 Right right He's using you Georgy You have a nice long sleep old man - The Death of Stalin 00:09 You have a nice long sleep old man If he recovers - The Death of Stalin 00:11 If he recovers I found her She's uh grown a little since the photograph - The Death of Stalin 00:08 I found her She's uh grown a little since the photograph It's lucky we both now live in the new Soviet Union - The Death of Stalin 00:14 It's lucky we both now live in the new Soviet Union They look like mental patients - The Death of Stalin 00:06 They look like mental patients Hmm I've always been loyal to Stalin Always - The Death of Stalin 00:45 Hmm I've always been loyal to Stalin Always Modern soldier's greatest fear It's not death It's not starvation - The Death of Stalin 00:08 Modern soldier's greatest fear It's not death It's not... Tell me something - The Death of Stalin 00:13 Tell me something It's the painting - The Death of Stalin 00:25 It's the painting I would like - The Death of Stalin 00:13 I would like I want to make a speech at my father's funeral - The Death of Stalin 00:34 I want to make a speech at my father's funeral I hate being sober It's a terrible terrible mood to be in - The Death of Stalin 00:12 I hate being sober It's a terrible terrible mood to be in MAN Shoot him SHOUTING - The Death of Stalin 00:36 MAN Shoot him SHOUTING I know Jesus Christ - The Death of Stalin 00:15 I know Jesus Christ KAGANOVICH I thought we'd banned those freaks - The Death of Stalin 00:04 KAGANOVICH I thought we'd banned those freaks I've had nightmares that made more sense than this - The Death of Stalin 00:09 I've had nightmares that made more sense than this My father - The Death of Stalin 00:15 My father What took you so long You fucking walk here - The Death of Stalin 00:12 What took you so long You fucking walk here MARIA Josef Vissarionovich Stalin - The Death of Stalin 00:16 MARIA Josef Vissarionovich Stalin I'm in I'm in That fucker thinks he can take on the Red Army - The Death of Stalin 00:14 I'm in I'm in That fucker thinks he can take on the Red Army Not today - The Death of Stalin 00:09 Not today But I'm confident of everlasting life - The Death of Stalin 00:17 But I'm confident of everlasting life What's a war hero got to do to get some lubrication around here - The Death of Stalin 00:09 What's a war hero got to do to get some lubrication around... Long live Stalin Stalin's dead Malenkov's in charge - The Death of Stalin 00:10 Long live Stalin Stalin's dead Malenkov's in charge All the best doctors are in the gulag or dead - The Death of Stalin 00:12 All the best doctors are in the gulag or dead How can you run and plot at the same time - The Death of Stalin 00:04 How can you run and plot at the same time Should we investigate - The Death of Stalin 00:11 Should we investigate Don't worry nobody's gonna get killed I promise you - The Death of Stalin 00:15 Don't worry nobody's gonna get killed I promise you Can you please just be cordial - The Death of Stalin 00:10 Can you please just be cordial I want to make a speech at my father's funeral - The Death of Stalin 00:11 I want to make a speech at my father's funeral And I really need your help To do what - The Death of Stalin 00:29 And I really need your help To do what Time for a cowboy movie Who's in my posse - The Death of Stalin 00:05 Time for a cowboy movie Who's in my posse Why should I trust you - The Death of Stalin 00:08 Why should I trust you Foreigners A vile crime has been perpetrated - The Death of Stalin 00:25 Foreigners A vile crime has been perpetrated We offer our tears though not as a gift of course - The Death of Stalin 00:06 We offer our tears though not as a gift of course My father's going to die - The Death of Stalin 00:09 My father's going to die You're the coach Coach them so they're as good as the dead team was - The Death of Stalin 00:08 You're the coach Coach them so they're as good as the dead... He's irreplaceable - The Death of Stalin 00:31 He's irreplaceable Oh Stalin Stalin destroyed the status quo and he built a new one - The Death of Stalin 00:13 Oh Stalin Stalin destroyed the status quo and he built a new... Good night comrades Long live the Communist Party of Lenin Stalin - The Death of Stalin 00:08 Good night comrades Long live the Communist Party of Lenin... We're talking about Stalingrad how cold it was - The Death of Stalin 00:16 We're talking about Stalingrad how cold it was I will bury you in history - The Death of Stalin 00:04 I will bury you in history Yes he is - The Death of Stalin 00:03 Yes he is Are you wearing a corset - The Death of Stalin 00:15 Are you wearing a corset Georgy when you go home make sure your wife writes down - The Death of Stalin 00:10 Georgy when you go home make sure your wife writes down Why did you let him do that - The Death of Stalin 00:07 Why did you let him do that Well if he recovers then we got a good doctor - The Death of Stalin 00:08 Well if he recovers then we got a good doctor Tell me something - The Death of Stalin 00:12 Tell me something Right what's a war hero got to do to get some lubrication round here - The Death of Stalin 00:06 Right what's a war hero got to do to get some lubrication... It smells like a Baku Pisshouse in here - The Death of Stalin 00:15 It smells like a Baku Pisshouse in here Is there any cheese in this building - The Death of Stalin 00:14 Is there any cheese in this building I'm knackered - The Death of Stalin 00:15 I'm knackered I'm going to have to report this conversation - The Death of Stalin 00:38 I'm going to have to report this conversation I'm confident of ever lasting life - The Death of Stalin 00:26 I'm confident of ever lasting life I'll take it from here - The Death of Stalin 00:15 I'll take it from here If nobody objects - The Death of Stalin 00:16 If nobody objects I won't do it - The Death of Stalin 01:14 I won't do it I will unlock the schedule an squeeze him in - The Death of Stalin 00:21 I will unlock the schedule an squeeze him in I want to make a speech at my father's funeral - The Death of Stalin 00:23 I want to make a speech at my father's funeral I thought we'd banned those freaks - The Death of Stalin 00:14 I thought we'd banned those freaks I sometimes wonder if he's meant for this World - The Death of Stalin 00:17 I sometimes wonder if he's meant for this World I never thought it would be you - The Death of Stalin 00:13 I never thought it would be you I have a bad back - The Death of Stalin 00:17 I have a bad back I fucked Germany - The Death of Stalin 00:21 I fucked Germany I don't think any of these people ever heard of Mozart - The Death of Stalin 00:18 I don't think any of these people ever heard of Mozart You've balls like Kremlin domes - The Death of Stalin 00:13 You've balls like Kremlin domes You're just making this shit up as you go along - The Death of Stalin 00:17 You're just making this shit up as you go along You smell like rendered horse - The Death of Stalin 00:17 You smell like rendered horse How can you run and plot at the same time - The Death of Stalin 00:15 How can you run and plot at the same time He's not bad - The Death of Stalin 00:12 He's not bad He deserves a trial - The Death of Stalin 00:14 He deserves a trial Foreign Powers - The Death of Stalin 00:34 Foreign Powers Everybody happy - The Death of Stalin 00:18 Everybody happy Don't worry - The Death of Stalin 00:24 Don't worry Do people not eat herbs any more - The Death of Stalin 00:26 Do people not eat herbs any more Comrade Malenkov - The Death of Stalin 00:53 Comrade Malenkov Can we trust him - The Death of Stalin 00:16 Can we trust him But I'm confident of everlasting life - The Death of Stalin 00:32 But I'm confident of everlasting life Bourgeois immorality - The Death of Stalin 00:14 Bourgeois immorality All the best doctors are in the gulag or dead - The Death of Stalin 00:16 All the best doctors are in the gulag or dead All of you can kiss my Russian ass - The Death of Stalin 00:14 All of you can kiss my Russian ass A modern soldier's greatest fear - The Death of Stalin 00:23 A modern soldier's greatest fear Who was it - The Death of Stalin 00:29 Who was it What took you so long - The Death of Stalin 00:16 What took you so long What plane crash - The Death of Stalin 00:33 What plane crash We were talking about Stalingrad - The Death of Stalin 00:54 We were talking about Stalingrad We found her - The Death of Stalin 00:23 We found her Was a warm and mighty bear - The Death of Stalin 00:21 Was a warm and mighty bear Up his arse - The Death of Stalin 00:17 Up his arse They look like mental patients - The Death of Stalin 00:13 They look like mental patients Terrible mood to be in - The Death of Stalin 00:19 Terrible mood to be in Take the papers - The Death of Stalin 00:26 Take the papers Stalin would be loving this - The Death of Stalin 00:13 Stalin would be loving this Soak up the Vodka - The Death of Stalin 00:18 Soak up the Vodka Shouldn't you check it - The Death of Stalin 00:23 Shouldn't you check it Should we investigate - The Death of Stalin 00:23 Should we investigate She did everything - The Death of Stalin 00:28 She did everything Play better - The Death of Stalin 00:09 Play better My father was a great social scientist - The Death of Stalin 00:28 My father was a great social scientist Long Live Stalin - The Death of Stalin 00:21 Long Live Stalin Little Bird - The Death of Stalin 00:09 Little Bird Josef Vissarionovich Stalin - The Death of Stalin 00:34 Josef Vissarionovich Stalin Jesus Christ - The Death of Stalin 00:20 Jesus Christ I've had nightmares that made more sense than this - The Death of Stalin 00:17 I've had nightmares that made more sense than this

Cast

Maria Veniaminovna Yudina - Olga Kurylenko
Sergei - Tom Brooke
Andreyev - Paddy Considine
Spartak Sokolov - Conductor 1 - Justin Edwards
Josef Stalin - Adrian McLoughlin
Lavrenti Beria - Simon Russell Beale
Georgy Malenkov - Jeffrey Tambor
Nikita Khrushchev - Steve Buscemi
Vyacheslav Molotov - Michael Palin
NKVD Officer Delov - Paul Ready
Woman in Layers of Clothes - Yulya Muhrygina
Man in Layers of Clothes - Andrey Korzhenevskiy
Musician 2 - Jeremy Limb
Citizen Bundled into Car - Andy Gathergood
Young Man Snitch - Alexandr Piskunov
Middle Aged Man - Ruslav Neupokoev
Middle Aged Wife - Alla Bineeva
Boris Bresnavich - Conductor 2 - Nicholas Woodeson
Mrs Bresnavich - Elaine Claxton
Concert Director - George Potts
Nina Khrushchev - Sylvestra Le Touzel
NKVD Officer Kobulov - Nicholas Sidi
NKVD Officer Pervak - Jonny Phillips
Sargeant - Tim Steed
Matryona - June Watson
NKVD Guard Ilyin - Adam Shaw
NKVD Officer Sliminov - Daniel Tuite
Khrustalyov - David Crow
Lazar Kaganovich - Dermot Crowley
Anastas Mikoyan - Paul Whitehouse
Nicolai Bulganin - Paul Chahidi
Dr. Lukomsky - Karl Johnson
Lidiya Timashuk - Cara Horgan
Young Doctor - Emilio Iannucci
Tall Doctor - Daniel Booroff
Ice Hockey Coach - Dan Mersh
Vasily - Rupert Friend
Tarasov - Richard Brake
Army General - James Barriscale
NKVD Officer at Dacha Gates - Daniel Tatarsky
Red Army Captain (as Ricky Gabriellini) - Ricky Gabbriellini
Young Waitress - Eva Sayer
Polina Molotova - Diana Quick
Prisoner at Gulag - Adam Ewan
Volga Guard Chasov - Michael Ballard
Volga Guard Shulga - Phil Deguara
Mezhnikov - Jonathan Aris
Little Girl 2 - Katie McCreedy
NKVD Officer Aslanov - Ewan Bailey
Field Marshal Zhukov - Jason Isaacs
Zhukov's Chief of Staff - Leeroy Murray
Teenage Ostrich Girl - Keely Smith
Translator - Sheng-Chien Tsai
Zhou Enlai - Dave Wong
NKVD Officer Fedin - Sergey Korshkov
Son (as Danya Bochkov) - Danila Bochkov
NKVD Colonel Entin - Sebastian Aton
Russian Woman - Nastya Karpenko
Little Girl 1 - Amelia McCreedy
Brezhnev - Gerald Lepkowski
Moskalenko - Luke D'Silva
Red Army General - Daniel Chapple
Red Army Captain - Daniel Smith
Teenage Girl - Ellen Evans
Red Army Colonel - Oleg Drach
Marshal Konev - Daniel Fearn
Soviet Mourner - Rodrig Andrisan
Violinist / Orchestra Leader - Karen Anstee
Soviet Mourner - Claire Ashton
Prisoner - Derek Barr
Florist - Silva Beshi
Soldier - Martin Bratanov
Steel Worker - Alex Delescu
Army General - Glenn Doherty
Kremlin Staff - Iulia Filipovscaia
Stalin's Doctor - Robin George
Red Army Soldier - Vaslov Goom
Steel Worker - Jason Grangier
Soviet Assassin - Mindaugas Grazys
Child Mourner - Henry Helm
Sweet Russian Girl - Eloise Henwood
Posh Concert Audience / Mourner - Kornelia Horvath
Russian Gentleman - Ashley Hudson
Russian Mourner - Attila G. Kerekes
Posh Concert Audience - Svyatoslav Ketchin
Posh Audience - Gary Kiely
Assistant Communist - Dardan Kolicaj
Ice Hockey Player - Alexei Komarov
Russian Party member - Nigel Lowe
Posh Audience Member - Daniel Markowicz
Red Army Soldier - Christopher Marsh
Posh Audience - Alan Mathis
Russian Peasant - Ryan Paul McCarthy
Concert Guest - Yves O'Hara
Russian Child - Cadyn Page
Soviet Mourner - Jag Patel
Hairy Old Doctor - Steve Saunders
Hungarian President Assistant - Adam Sef
Posh Audience / Mourner - Richard Stanley
NKVD Russian Officer / Shooter - François Sternkiker
NKVD Soldier - Matt Townsend
Posh Gent in Audience - Zac Whitehead
Army Colonel - Dean Williams
NKVD Officer - Miroslav Zaruba