"The Ref" quotes

The Ref poster
A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.

Director: Ted Demme
Writer: Marie Weiss, Richard LaGravenese
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, crime, drama
Year: 1994
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 6.9
BoxOffice: $11,439,193
Released: 11 Mar 1994
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination

67 Clips

What's going on Who is he - The Ref 00:07
What's going on Who is he
You were - The Ref 00:35
You were
Just reach down and touch that clippery thing Listen to me - The Ref 00:23
Just reach down and touch that clippery thing Listen to me
Oh thanks Mother Rose I bought you the husky size John - The Ref 00:13
Oh thanks Mother Rose I bought you the husky size John
Mother Where's your son Uh he's spending the night with a friend - The Ref 00:36
Mother Where's your son Uh he's spending the night with a...
You must have met a great many strange and disturbed people - The Ref 00:17
You must have met a great many strange and disturbed people
What are you doing - The Ref 00:19
What are you doing
Jesus Sniffs - The Ref 00:06
Jesus Sniffs
Why don't you just give yourself up - The Ref 00:36
Why don't you just give yourself up
Coffee - The Ref 00:10
Coffee
One bad review in one lousy magazine - The Ref 00:27
One bad review in one lousy magazine
Jesus fuckin' Christ Okay okay - The Ref 00:04
Jesus fuckin' Christ Okay okay
Oh thank God Phil thought it might be semen - The Ref 00:07
Oh thank God Phil thought it might be semen
Well I think this is sick Connie honey right now nobody cares what you think - The Ref 00:07
Well I think this is sick Connie honey right now nobody...
Okay Murray Bye bye - The Ref 00:12
Okay Murray Bye bye
He hung up Well he sounded upset - The Ref 00:09
He hung up Well he sounded upset
If we hate Aunt Caroline's cooking so much why do we go there every year for Christmas - The Ref 00:06
If we hate Aunt Caroline's cooking so much why do we go...
Oh sounds too sweet Then don't eat it - The Ref 00:06
Oh sounds too sweet Then don't eat it
Mom the TV's broke What are we gonna do all night - The Ref 00:06
Mom the TV's broke What are we gonna do all night
Mother What - The Ref 00:10
Mother What
So do you think we should go untie everybody - The Ref 00:11
So do you think we should go untie everybody
Lloyd They'll be here by 9 00 Should I shoot one of you in the foot - The Ref 00:06
Lloyd They'll be here by 9 00 Should I shoot one of you in...
Maybe they'll let him go in the spirit of Christmas - The Ref 00:11
Maybe they'll let him go in the spirit of Christmas
Murray How are ya pal - The Ref 00:25
Murray How are ya pal
Everyone come on Santa doesn't drink champagne - The Ref 00:18
Everyone come on Santa doesn't drink champagne
Maybe Santa won't come back next year - The Ref 00:14
Maybe Santa won't come back next year
Okay now Caroline Lloyd and I will go into the kitchen and get the coffee and dessert - The Ref 00:23
Okay now Caroline Lloyd and I will go into the kitchen and...
Lloyd why don't you eat me - The Ref 00:35
Lloyd why don't you eat me
Why don't you eat something - The Ref 00:33
Why don't you eat something
The army What the fuck What am I Oswald here - The Ref 00:05
The army What the fuck What am I Oswald here
Let me say it one more time I have a gun It's loaded Shut up Okay - The Ref 00:06
Let me say it one more time I have a gun It's loaded Shut up...
I told you what moving here could mean but you were the one who said we should consider it - The Ref 00:37
I told you what moving here could mean but you were the one...
Please Let's lower our voices Both Fuck you - The Ref 00:05
Please Let's lower our voices Both Fuck you
Murray How do I know this is Gussie - The Ref 00:12
Murray How do I know this is Gussie
Didn't your alien leaders teach you that before they sent you here - The Ref 00:06
Didn't your alien leaders teach you that before they sent...
I suppose you'll use this drama as a reason to have another affair - The Ref 00:09
I suppose you'll use this drama as a reason to have another...
Let's get one thing straight From now on the only person who yells is me - The Ref 00:25
Let's get one thing straight From now on the only person who...
Who would catch a criminal and then let him go free Republicans - The Ref 00:06
Who would catch a criminal and then let him go free...
He hung up Well he sounded upset - The Ref 00:13
He hung up Well he sounded upset
Hey hey kid Kid that's enough - The Ref 00:08
Hey hey kid Kid that's enough
Great I just beat up Santa Claus - The Ref 00:06
Great I just beat up Santa Claus
You're the one who suffocated him with limitations - The Ref 00:11
You're the one who suffocated him with limitations
Excuse me excuse me excuse me excuse me Glass Shattering - The Ref 00:17
Excuse me excuse me excuse me excuse me Glass Shattering
And I'm miserable How can we both be in the marriage - The Ref 00:08
And I'm miserable How can we both be in the marriage
In the ninth grade we told him he could get a part time job - The Ref 00:15
In the ninth grade we told him he could get a part time job
We had our own business once We owned a restaurant - The Ref 00:17
We had our own business once We owned a restaurant
You know what this family needs A mute - The Ref 00:05
You know what this family needs A mute
See if there's a guy named Murray there okay - The Ref 00:23
See if there's a guy named Murray there okay
Yes I told you I wouldn't smoke in the house - The Ref 00:37
Yes I told you I wouldn't smoke in the house
I swear to God you hit that kid one more time - The Ref 00:13
I swear to God you hit that kid one more time
The day you see anything through to the end I'll stick my own dick in my ear - The Ref 00:07
The day you see anything through to the end I'll stick my...
What I do runnin' around stealin' shit - The Ref 00:36
What I do runnin' around stealin' shit
Gary get my bags - The Ref 00:20
Gary get my bags
Go get them yourself He's not your errand boy - The Ref 00:13
Go get them yourself He's not your errand boy
Now I want everybody into the den or I'm gonna shoot her - The Ref 00:13
Now I want everybody into the den or I'm gonna shoot her
Uh Gussie What - The Ref 00:37
Uh Gussie What
When are we gonna open presents Presents - The Ref 00:34
When are we gonna open presents Presents
Connecticut is the fifth ring of hell Alarm Beeping - The Ref 00:06
Connecticut is the fifth ring of hell Alarm Beeping
Ooh Did you know you're bleeding - The Ref 00:17
Ooh Did you know you're bleeding
Wong You're a Wong - The Ref 00:08
Wong You're a Wong
What difference does any of this make now You're getting a divorce - The Ref 00:35
What difference does any of this make now You're getting a...
Me I had this crazy dream Do we have to do dreams - The Ref 00:37
Me I had this crazy dream Do we have to do dreams
Mary gag your grandma - The Ref 00:05
Mary gag your grandma
I hijacked my fuckin' parents - The Ref 00:05
I hijacked my fuckin' parents
You and my wife have a lot in common - The Ref 00:35
You and my wife have a lot in common
She's a fuckin' bitch Lloyd You are not supposed to take sides - The Ref 00:09
She's a fuckin' bitch Lloyd You are not supposed to take...
You know lady I'd like to tie you to the back of a fuckin' truck - The Ref 00:36
You know lady I'd like to tie you to the back of a fuckin'...

Cast

Caroline - Judy Davis
Lloyd - Kevin Spacey
Mary - Ellie Raab
George - Bill Raymond
Steve - John Scurti
Phil - Jim Turner
Bartender - Herbie Ade
Limo Driver - Ron Gabriel
Prosecutor - Scott Walker
Reporter - Edward Saxon
Newscaster - Donna Holgate
Jeremiah Willard - Kenneth Utt
Store Cashier - Marilyn Stonehouse
Store Customer - Victoria Mitchell
Salvation Army Volunteer - Cort Day
Bob Burley - Robert Ridgely
Town Citizen - Charles Kerr
Town Citizen - Derek Keurvorst
Town Citizen - Caroline Yeager
Siskel - J.K. Simmons
Cadet - Max Piersig
Cadet - Victor Erdos
Old Baybrook Policeman - John Benjamin Hickey
Old Baybrook Policeman - Jimmy Burke
Old Baybrook Policeman - Chris Phillips
Old Baybrook Policeman - Stephen Hunter
State Trooper - Arthur J. Nascarella
State Trooper - Vincent Pastore
State Trooper - Tony Craig
State Trooper - Robert Collins
State Trooper - Peter Krantz
State Trooper - Robert Kroonenberg
State Trooper - Philip Akin
Santa Family #1 - Mairlyn Smith
Santa Family #1 - Richard Blackburn
Santa Family #1 - Mark Cregan
Santa Family #1 - John E. Campbell
Santa Family #1 - Cecilley Carroll
Santa Family #2 - Denise Pidgeon
Santa Family #2 - Chas Lawther
Santa Family #2 - Lance Paton
Santa Family #3 - Timm Zemanek
Santa Family #3 - Jane Moffet
Santa Family #3 - Jacelyn Holmes
Linda - Rutanya Alda
Driving Cop - Matt Birman
Dr. Wong, Marriage Counselor - BD Wong