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Cool Hand Luke

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Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg
Written by: Donn Pearce , Frank Pierson
Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin
Released on: November 1, 1967
Taglines: "What we've got here is failure to communicate."

Cool Hand Luke Quotes

You hang on in there Luke. You hang on. There's gonna be some world-shakin' Luke. We gonna send you a postcard.

Yeah, well... sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand.

Oh come on. Stop beatin' it. Get out there yourself. Stop feedin' off me. Get out of here. I can't breathe. Give me some air.

Is that your answer, old man? Well, I guess you're a hard case too.

Small town, not much to do in the evenin'.

He was smiling... That's right. You know, that, that Luke smile of his. He had it on his face right to the very end. Hell, if they didn't know it 'fore, they could tell right then that they weren't a-gonna beat him. That old Luke smile. Oh, Luke. He was some boy. Cool Hand Luke. Hell, he's a natural-born world-shaker.

That's my darling Luke. He grins like a baby but bites like a gator.

Just let that li'l ol' belly sag and enjoy yourself!

Anything so innocent and built like that just gotta be named Lucille.

He's a natural born world-shaker.

Alright, stand back you pedestrians, this ain't no automobile accident.

Luke: I can eat fifty eggs.
Dragline: Nobody can eat fifty eggs.
Society Red: You just said he could eat anything.
Dragline: Did you ever eat fifty eggs?
Luke: Nobody ever eat fifty eggs.
Prisoner: Hey, Babalugats. We got a bet here.
Dragline: My boy says he can eat fifty eggs, he can eat fifty eggs.
Loudmouth Steve: Yeah, but in how long?
Luke: A hour.
Society Red: Well, I believe I'll take part of that wager.

What we've got here is... failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach. So you get what we had here last week, which is the way he wants it... well, he gets it. I don't like it any more than you men.

You run one time, you got yourself a set of chains. You run twice you got yourself two sets. You ain't gonna need no third set, 'cause you gonna get your mind right.

Now, I can be a good guy, or I can be one real mean sum-bitch.

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