"The Right Stuff" quotes

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The U.S. space program's development from the breaking of the sound barrier to selection of the Mercury 7 astronauts, from a group of test pilots with a more seat-of-the-pants approach than ... Read all

Director: Philip Kaufman
Writer: Philip Kaufman, Tom Wolfe
Production: N/A
Year: 1983
MetaScore: 91/100
ImdbRating: 7.8
BoxOffice: $21,192,102
Released: 17 Feb 1984
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 11 wins & 16 nominations total

49 Clips

It's all over for him - The Right Stuff 02:05
It's all over for him
Isn't there anybody who can deal with a housewife - The Right Stuff 00:17
Isn't there anybody who can deal with a housewife
I'm tired of being forthright - The Right Stuff 01:24
I'm tired of being forthright
I'm talking about the young girls - The Right Stuff 03:29
I'm talking about the young girls
I'm not one of those hot dog pilots - The Right Stuff 00:20
I'm not one of those hot dog pilots
I'm a fearless man - The Right Stuff 00:24
I'm a fearless man
I'll tell you something - The Right Stuff 00:25
I'll tell you something
I want them all to meet my people who will write their true stories - The Right Stuff 01:08
I want them all to meet my people who will write their true...
I said you need lab rabbits to curl up in your damn capsule - The Right Stuff 01:29
I said you need lab rabbits to curl up in your damn capsule
You're all set - The Right Stuff 00:29
You're all set
You old bastard - The Right Stuff 00:33
You old bastard
He's going into his third orbit - The Right Stuff 00:38
He's going into his third orbit
Hear us when we lift our prayer - The Right Stuff 00:46
Hear us when we lift our prayer
Grinnin' like a possum eatin' a sweet potato - The Right Stuff 00:33
Grinnin' like a possum eatin' a sweet potato
Eddie here has a little problem with his girlfriend - The Right Stuff 01:05
Eddie here has a little problem with his girlfriend
Congratulations - The Right Stuff 00:39
Congratulations
As far as I'm concerned - The Right Stuff 01:23
As far as I'm concerned
Anybody that goes up in the damn thing is gonna be Spam in a can - The Right Stuff 00:20
Anybody that goes up in the damn thing is gonna be Spam in a...
And as I was sayin' - The Right Stuff 01:47
And as I was sayin'
000 a year on a magazine contract - The Right Stuff 01:04
000 a year on a magazine contract
You don't want our best pilots - The Right Stuff 00:31
You don't want our best pilots
You damn right it is - The Right Stuff 00:11
You damn right it is
You boys know what makes this bird go up - The Right Stuff 00:21
You boys know what makes this bird go up
You are way ouf of line here - The Right Stuff 00:30
You are way ouf of line here
Ya got any Beeman's - The Right Stuff 00:21
Ya got any Beeman's
Who was the best pilot I ever saw - The Right Stuff 00:18
Who was the best pilot I ever saw
Which one are you - The Right Stuff 00:29
Which one are you
What do you have to do to get your picture up there anyway - The Right Stuff 00:41
What do you have to do to get your picture up there anyway
What are you two rookies gonna have - The Right Stuff 01:33
What are you two rookies gonna have
We're public figures - The Right Stuff 03:37
We're public figures
We're not saying anything new here - The Right Stuff 00:33
We're not saying anything new here
We would be in full control of zis pod - The Right Stuff 01:14
We would be in full control of zis pod
There's another hold from NASA - The Right Stuff 00:36
There's another hold from NASA
There was a demon that lived in the air - The Right Stuff 01:29
There was a demon that lived in the air
The Mercury program was over - The Right Stuff 01:34
The Mercury program was over
The hatch just BLEW - The Right Stuff 00:34
The hatch just BLEW
The first American into space is not going to be a chimpanzee - The Right Stuff 00:23
The first American into space is not going to be a...
The best results seem to be obtained through fantasization - The Right Stuff 00:39
The best results seem to be obtained through fantasization
Tell me something else - The Right Stuff 00:38
Tell me something else
Star Voyager  Gus Grissom - The Right Stuff 00:29
Star Voyager Gus Grissom
Squirming Hatchblower - The Right Stuff 00:27
Squirming Hatchblower
Sounds dangerous - The Right Stuff 00:15
Sounds dangerous
Request permission to relieve bladder - The Right Stuff 00:41
Request permission to relieve bladder
Please don't let me fuck up - The Right Stuff 00:23
Please don't let me fuck up
Places like that - The Right Stuff 01:09
Places like that
Our Germans are better than their Germans - The Right Stuff 00:15
Our Germans are better than their Germans
Not very funny - The Right Stuff 00:13
Not very funny
Me and my friends think your Jose Jimenez imitation is A OK - The Right Stuff 00:27
Me and my friends think your Jose Jimenez imitation is A OK
Make another note here - The Right Stuff 00:53
Make another note here

Cast

Chuck Yeager - Sam Shepard
Alan Shepard - Scott Glenn
John Glenn - Ed Harris
Gordon Cooper - Dennis Quaid
Gus Grissom - Fred Ward
Glennis Yeager - Barbara Hershey
Pancho Barnes - Kim Stanley
Betty Grissom - Veronica Cartwright
Trudy Cooper - Pamela Reed
Deke Slayton - Scott Paulin
Scott Carpenter - Charles Frank
Wally Schirra - Lance Henriksen
Lyndon B. Johnson - Donald Moffat
Jack Ridley - Levon Helm
Annie Glenn - Mary Jo Deschanel
Scott Crossfield - Scott Wilson
Louise Shepard - Kathy Baker
Marge Slayton - Mickey Crocker
Rene Carpenter - Susan Kase
Jo Schirra - Mittie Smith
Minister - Royal Dano
Liaison Man - David Clennon
Air Force Major - Jim Haynie
Recruiter - Jeff Goldblum
Recruiter - Harry Shearer
Chief Scientist - Scott Beach
Nurse Murch - Jane Dornacker
Gonzales - Anthony Munoz
Head of Program - John P. Ryan
Life Reporter - Darryl Henriques
Eric Sevareid - Eric Sevareid
Slick Goodlin - William Russ
The Permanent Press Corps - Drew Letchworth
The Permanent Press Corps - Christopher P. Beale
The Permanent Press Corps - Richard Dupell
The Permanent Press Corps - William Hall
The Permanent Press Corps - John X. Heart
The Permanent Press Corps - Ed Holmes
The Permanent Press Corps - Jack Bruno Tate
Grand Designer - Edward Anhalt
Woman Reporter - Mary Apick
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Robert Beer
Eddie Hodges - Erik Bergmann
Aide to Lyndon B. Johnson (as James M. Brady) - James Brady
Woman TV Reporter - Katherine Conklin
Waitress - Maureen Coyne
Bell Aircraft Executive - Tom Dahlgren
Bell Aircraft Executive - John Lion
Sally Rand - Peggy Davis
Henry Luce - John Dehner
Review Board President - Robert Elross
Assistant Scientist - Drew Eshelman
Game Show M.C. - Robert J. Geary
1st X-1 Pilot (as Major Royce Grones) - Royce Grones
Aborigine - David Gulpilil
Australian Driver (as Anthony Wallace) - Anthony Wallis
Young Widow - Kaaren Lee
Cocoa Beach Girl - Sandy Kronemeyer
Cocoa Beach Girl - Frankie Di
Texan - Ed Corbett
Girl at Pancho's - O-Lan Jones
Astronaut Trainee - Mark Todd
Astronaut Trainee (as Alan Gebhart) - Allen Gebhardt
Fred (as General Chuck Yeager) - Chuck Yeager
Self (archive footage) - Ed Sullivan
Spectator - Gilbert Bazan
NYPD Patrolman - Alan Bendich
Voiceover - Ronnie Dee Blaire
Self - Viewing Parade for Gagarin (archive footage) - Nikolai Bulganin
José Jimenez (archive footage) - Bill Dana
Fan at the cow palace - Shawn Flanagan
Self - Embracing Khrushchev (archive footage) - Yuri Gagarin
Self - Standing Behind JFK (archive footage) - Lyndon B. Johnson
Self (archive footage) - John F. Kennedy
Self - Embracing Gagarin (archive footage) - Nikita Khrushchev
Mission Control Room Man - Christopher Kriesa
Self - Viewing Parade for Gagarin (archive footage) - Georgi Malenkov
Capt. Mills - James Mathers
Self - Viewing Parade for Gagarin (archive footage) - Anastas Mikoyan
Reporter - Randy Outzen
New Mexico Nurse in Lobby - Mimi Sarkisian
Hero Extra - Gregory Rae Stone
Party Guest - Paula Telander
Reporter - Tony Toscano
Self - Viewing Parade for Gagarin (archive footage) - Kliment Voroshilov
Technician - Dean Wood