The Maltese Falcon quotes

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San Francisco private detective Sam Spade takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette, with the stakes rising... Read all

Director: John Huston
Writer: John Huston, Dashiell Hammett
Production: Warner Brothers, First National Pictures
Year: 1941
MetaScore: 96/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 18 Oct 1941
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 5 wins & 3 nominations total

68 Clips & Quotes

What is it - The Maltese Falcon 00:15 What is it You'll take it and like it - The Maltese Falcon 00:15 You'll take it and like it I'm sorry indeed to lose you - The Maltese Falcon 00:46 I'm sorry indeed to lose you You're a good man - The Maltese Falcon 00:06 You're a good man You and your stupid attempt to buy it - The Maltese Falcon 00:18 You and your stupid attempt to buy it You always have a very smooth explanation ready - The Maltese Falcon 00:28 You always have a very smooth explanation ready Miss Wonderly - The Maltese Falcon 00:42 Miss Wonderly The cheaper the crook - The Maltese Falcon 00:12 The cheaper the crook You're a close mouthed man - The Maltese Falcon 01:17 You're a close mouthed man That's good - The Maltese Falcon 00:40 That's good When a man's partner is killed - The Maltese Falcon 01:25 When a man's partner is killed What else is there I can buy you with - The Maltese Falcon 00:28 What else is there I can buy you with I don't know - The Maltese Falcon 03:43 I don't know I hope they don't hang you - The Maltese Falcon 00:58 I hope they don't hang you I distrust a man who says  when - The Maltese Falcon 00:35 I distrust a man who says when Archer was so alive yesterday - The Maltese Falcon 00:42 Archer was so alive yesterday That you may have the falcon - The Maltese Falcon 00:28 That you may have the falcon Let's  talk  about the black bird - The Maltese Falcon 00:46 Let's talk about the black bird He has a wife and three children in England - The Maltese Falcon 00:27 He has a wife and three children in England You won't need much of anybody's help - The Maltese Falcon 01:04 You won't need much of anybody's help All we've got is that maybe you love me and maybe I love you - The Maltese Falcon 00:45 All we've got is that maybe you love me and maybe I love you Sweetheart - The Maltese Falcon 00:39 Sweetheart I don't mind a reasonable amount of trouble - The Maltese Falcon 00:10 I don't mind a reasonable amount of trouble We were talking about a lot more money than this - The Maltese Falcon 00:37 We were talking about a lot more money than this I certainly wish you would have invented a more reasonable story - The Maltese Falcon 00:49 I certainly wish you would have invented a more reasonable... Are you going - The Maltese Falcon 01:12 Are you going Don't be too sure I'm as crooked as I'm supposed to be - The Maltese Falcon 00:22 Don't be too sure I'm as crooked as I'm supposed to be That's true - The Maltese Falcon 03:04 That's true Because I've practiced taking guns from these boys before - The Maltese Falcon 00:49 Because I've practiced taking guns from these boys before You're good - The Maltese Falcon 00:13 You're good Keep askin' for it and you're gonna to get it   plenty - The Maltese Falcon 00:38 Keep askin' for it and you're gonna to get it plenty This'll put you in solid with your boss - The Maltese Falcon 00:18 This'll put you in solid with your boss Here's to plain speaking and clear understanding - The Maltese Falcon 00:21 Here's to plain speaking and clear understanding You killed Miles and you're going over for it - The Maltese Falcon 00:07 You killed Miles and you're going over for it Do you have it - The Maltese Falcon 01:14 Do you have it These are facts - The Maltese Falcon 00:25 These are facts I do know he always went heavily armed - The Maltese Falcon 01:03 I do know he always went heavily armed And gettin' a lot of lyin' answers - The Maltese Falcon 00:40 And gettin' a lot of lyin' answers You shouldn't let him go around with these on him - The Maltese Falcon 00:37 You shouldn't let him go around with these on him Look at me - The Maltese Falcon 00:36 Look at me Tom says you were in too much of a hurry to even stop and take a look at your dead partner - The Maltese Falcon 01:34 Tom says you were in too much of a hurry to even stop and... Our private conversations have not been such that I am anxious to continue them - The Maltese Falcon 00:37 Our private conversations have not been such that I am... You don't have to trust me as long as you can persuade me to trust you - The Maltese Falcon 00:22 You don't have to trust me as long as you can persuade me to... This is going to be the most astounding thing you have ever heard of - The Maltese Falcon 06:52 This is going to be the most astounding thing you have ever... You begin to believe me a little - The Maltese Falcon 04:27 You begin to believe me a little There isn't the time for that schoolgirl act - The Maltese Falcon 00:28 There isn't the time for that schoolgirl act Miles hadn't many brains - The Maltese Falcon 01:25 Miles hadn't many brains I hope you know what you're doin' - The Maltese Falcon 00:07 I hope you know what you're doin' What's this bird - The Maltese Falcon 00:20 What's this bird Look what you did to my shirt - The Maltese Falcon 00:18 Look what you did to my shirt You know me - The Maltese Falcon 00:50 You know me No doubt he was careless with matches - The Maltese Falcon 00:15 No doubt he was careless with matches I don't care who loves who - The Maltese Falcon 00:12 I don't care who loves who It's the Russian's hand - The Maltese Falcon 00:21 It's the Russian's hand Stuff that dreams are made of - The Maltese Falcon 00:07 Stuff that dreams are made of We didn't exactly believe your story - The Maltese Falcon 00:41 We didn't exactly believe your story I haven't lived a good life - The Maltese Falcon 00:26 I haven't lived a good life Who killed Thursby - The Maltese Falcon 03:39 Who killed Thursby How are you going get the bird - The Maltese Falcon 02:59 How are you going get the bird What do you suggest - The Maltese Falcon 01:12 What do you suggest You're very good - The Maltese Falcon 00:14 You're very good But if it isn't here - The Maltese Falcon 01:12 But if it isn't here You always think you know what you're doing - The Maltese Falcon 00:31 You always think you know what you're doing You'll get a square deal from me and most of the breaks - The Maltese Falcon 00:31 You'll get a square deal from me and most of the breaks While the rest of us were talking in the cabin - The Maltese Falcon 00:41 While the rest of us were talking in the cabin You're and angel - The Maltese Falcon 01:37 You're and angel You suppose she could have killed him - The Maltese Falcon 01:35 You suppose she could have killed him What do you know - The Maltese Falcon 06:39 What do you know

Cast

Samuel Spade - Humphrey Bogart
Brigid O'Shaughnessy - Mary Astor
Iva Archer - Gladys George
Joel Cairo - Peter Lorre
Lt. of Detectives Dundy - Barton MacLane
Effie Perine - Lee Patrick
Kasper Gutman - Sydney Greenstreet
Detective Tom Polhaus - Ward Bond
Miles Archer - Jerome Cowan
Wilmer Cook - Elisha Cook Jr.
Frank Richman - Murray Alper
Floyd Thursby - Jacob Dance
Reporter - Charles Drake
Bit Part - Chester Gan
Stenographer - Creighton Hale
Policeman - Robert Homans
Reporter - William Hopper
Captain Jacoby - Walter Huston
Reporter - Hank Mann
Announcer - Jack Mower
Ship's Mate - Emory Parnell