Quotes from the Movie L.A. Confidential

Come to Los AngelesÍ

Sid

Come to Los AngelesÍ

Sid

Remember dear readers, you heard it here first, off the record, on the QT, and very Hush-Hush.

Sid

Go back to Jersey, Sonny. This is the City of the Angels and you haven't got any wings.

Dudley

You may well reap the benefit, Edmund, but are you truly prepared to be despised within the department?

Dudley

Don't start tryin' to do the right thing, boy-o. You haven't the practice.

Dudley

Who'd have thought? Shotgun Eddie.

Dudley

I wouldn't trade places with Edmund Exley right now for all the whiskey in Ireland.

Dudley

Good lad. Always the politician. But let me do the talking. After I've done they'll make you Chief of Detectives.

Dudley

Hold up your badge ˇ so they know you're a policeman.

Dudley

Merry Christmas to you, officer.

Lynn

It's not what you thinkÍ but it's nice to know you care.

Lynn

You have a thing for helping women, don't you Officer White?

Lynn

Are you asking me for a date or an appointment?

Lynn

It would be easier for you if there was an angle wouldn't it? You're afraid of Bud because you can't figure out how to play him. He doesn't follow the same rules of politics as you do. It makes him dangerous.

Lynn

Some men get the world. Others get ex-hookers and a trip to Arizona.

Lynn

Hey. All they get is Veronica Lake. I get Lynn Margaret Bracken.

Bud

He tied me to the radiator. I watched him beat my mother to death with a tire iron... and he left me there... three days before a truant officer found us.

Bud

They're using me ˇ so for a little while I'm using them.

Ed

Thanks for the push.

Ed

Is that how you used to run the good cop, bad cop?

Ed

You figured this was a set up and you showed up anyway?

Ed

Stomach of the week. Unemployed actor had frankfurters, french fies, alcohol, and sperm. Hell of a last supper, don't you think?

CORONER

Oh great, you get the girl, I get the coroner.

JACK

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