The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance quotes

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A senator returns to a western town for the funeral of an old friend and tells the story of his origins.

Director: John Ford
Writer: James Warner Bellah, Willis Goldbeck, Dorothy M. Johnson
Production: N/A
Genre: drama, western
Year: 1962
MetaScore: 94/100
ImdbRating: 8.1
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 22 Apr 1962
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 3 nominations total

60 Clips & Quotes

You're not going to use the story - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:21 You're not going to use the story It's Liberty - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:15 It's Liberty Nothing's too good for the man who shot Liberty Valance - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:08 Nothing's too good for the man who shot Liberty Valance You lookin' for trouble - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:22 You lookin' for trouble I'm a newspaperman - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:16 I'm a newspaperman You talk too much - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:20 You talk too much I wonder what scared 'em off - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:39 I wonder what scared 'em off Hallie's your girl now - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:17 Hallie's your girl now What's the matter - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:57 What's the matter That's  my  steak - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:30 That's my steak You heard him - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:31 You heard him Bar's closed - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:59 Bar's closed He's too big - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:17 He's too big The bar's closed - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:20 The bar's closed This time - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:14 This time Thomas Jefferson - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:03 Thomas Jefferson You know I - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:41 You know I Right there - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:35 Right there Dutton Peabody - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:57 Dutton Peabody Liberty Valance - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:11 Liberty Valance Your head cold - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:16 Your head cold You got a choice - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:32 You got a choice You forgot your pop gun - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:06 You forgot your pop gun Courage can be purchased at yon' tavern - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:17 Courage can be purchased at yon' tavern As for you - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:17 As for you And he runs the newspaper - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:41 And he runs the newspaper Hashslinger - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:28 Hashslinger I thought you left town - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:37 I thought you left town This is a convention - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:14 This is a convention He takes the law into his own hands - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:34 He takes the law into his own hands Attorney at Law - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:30 Attorney at Law That's right - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:23 That's right And you've  been  news ever since you hit this town - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:32 And you've been news ever since you hit this town I'd like to nominate the chairman - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:52 I'd like to nominate the chairman 'Ransom Stoddard - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:51 'Ransom Stoddard Take 'er easy there - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:11 Take 'er easy there Liberty Valance's the toughest man south of the Picketwire   next to me - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:10 Liberty Valance's the toughest man south of the Picketwire ... Somebody have an accident - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:57 Somebody have an accident The proprieties concerning the cutlery - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:48 The proprieties concerning the cutlery Can't a man have a drink around this town in peace - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:29 Can't a man have a drink around this town in peace I know those law books mean a lot to you - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:29 I know those law books mean a lot to you The bar is closed - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:43 The bar is closed And a deep dish apple pie - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:31 And a deep dish apple pie I don't want to kill him - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:20 I don't want to kill him Right between the eyes - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:08 Right between the eyes Where are his boots - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:22 Where are his boots Who says he can't - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:38 Who says he can't I was wrong the other day - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:35 I was wrong the other day The chair recognizes its old friend - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:58 The chair recognizes its old friend The jail's only got one cell - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:28 The jail's only got one cell Go West and grow young with the country - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:09 Go West and grow young with the country Liberty Valance defeated - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:13 Liberty Valance defeated Go find Doc Willoughby - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:13 Go find Doc Willoughby As long as he behaves himself in this town - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:31 As long as he behaves himself in this town I'd say that was Liberty Valance there now - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:14 I'd say that was Liberty Valance there now Did you know Liberty Valance is in town tonight - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:34 Did you know Liberty Valance is in town tonight Bring me those cans - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:14 Bring me those cans I'll tell you what - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:35 I'll tell you what It ain't mannerly out west to let a fella drink by himself - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 00:23 It ain't mannerly out west to let a fella drink by himself It's already started - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 01:08 It's already started

Cast

Tom Doniphon - John Wayne
Ransom Stoddard - James Stewart
Hallie Stoddard - Vera Miles
Liberty Valance - Lee Marvin
Dutton Peabody - Edmond O'Brien
Link Appleyard - Andy Devine
Doc Willoughby - Ken Murray
Maj. Cassius Starbuckle - John Carradine
Nora Ericson - Jeanette Nolan
Peter Ericson - John Qualen
Jason Tully - Conductor - Willis Bouchey
Maxwell Scott - Carleton Young
Pompey - Woody Strode
Amos Carruthers - Denver Pyle
Handy Strong - Robert F. Simon
Herbert Carruthers - O.Z. Whitehead
Mayor Winder - Paul Birch
Charlie Hasbrouck - Reporter for 'The Star' - Joseph Hoover
Townsman - Charles Akins
Henchman - Mario Arteaga
Townswoman - Gertrude Astor
Gambler - Frank Baker
Townsman - John Barton
Townsman - Oscar Blank
Musician - Danny Borzage
Townsman - Rudy Bowman
Townsman - Chet Brandenburg
Townsman - Jerry Brown
Townsman - Loren Brown
Townsman - George Bruggeman
Statehood Audience Member - Dick Cherney
Townsman - Michael Cirillo
Townsman - Bud Cokes
Townswoman - Jane Crowley
Townsman - Russell Custer
Townsman - Jaye Durkus
Bar X Man - Larry Finley
Kaintuck - Shug Fisher
Townsman - Duke Fishman
Townsman - Bob Folkerson
Townsman - Fritz Ford
Cantina Bartender - Ben Frommer
Townswoman - Helen Gibson
Townsman - Duke Green
Townsman - Herman Hack
Statehood Audience Member - Chuck Hamilton
Statehood Audience Member - Sam Harris
Henchman - Chuck Hayward
Buck Langhorn - Tom Hennesy
Gambler - William Henry
Statehood Audience Member - Lars Hensen
Clute Dumfries - Earle Hodgins
Statehood Audience Member - Tex Holden
Statehood Audience Member - Stuart Holmes
Statehood Audience Member - Jimmie Horan
Drummer - Eddie Juaregui
Townsman - Jack Kenny
Party Member at Convention - Ethan Laidlaw
Townsman - Richard LaMarr
Mrs. Prescott - Widow in Stage Holdup - Anna Lee
Statehood Council Member - Carl M. Leviness
Townsman - Jack Lilley
Lietta Appleyard - Jacqueline Malouf
Highpockets - Ted Mapes
Statehood Council Member - Rod McGaughy
Statesman - Charles McQuary
Statehood Council Member - King Mojave
Cowboy on Pinto Pony - Montie Montana
Roughrider - Bob Morgan
Drummer - Charles Morton
Townswoman - Eva Novak
Townsman - Ron Nyman
Jack - Bartender - Jack Pennick
Statehood Audience Member - Jack Perrin
Townswoman - Dorothy Phillips
Statehood Audience Member - 'Snub' Pollard
Townsman - John Quijada
Townsman - John Rice
Henchman - Chuck Roberson
Statehood Audience Member - Robert Robinson
Townsman - Buddy Roosevelt
Bartender - Phil Schumacher
Statehood Audience Member - Scott Seaton
Election Council President - Charles Seel
Townsman - Sammy Shack
Barfly - Tom Smith
Statehood Audience Member - Charles Soldani
Barfly - Cap Somers
Statehood Audience Member - Rudy Sooter
Cowboy - Slim Talbot
Townsman - Jack Tornek
Townsman - George Tracy
Townsman - Sid Troy
Townswoman - Eleanore Vogel
Townsman - Ralph Volkie
Townsman - Max Wagner
Henchman - Jack Williams