Starring: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel, Anna Paquin, Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano, Sebastian Maniscalco, Stephen Graham, Domenick Lombardozzi, Jeremy Luke, Joseph Russo, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Kathrine Narducci, Aleksa Palladino, Jack Huston
Bio-crime drama directed by Martin Scorsese in which the story centers on Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro), a labor union official with mob connections, who recalls his involvement in the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino), an American labor union leader.
Bill Bufalino: Frank Sheeran. Am I saying that right?
Frank Sheeran: Yeah, you said it right.
Bill Bufalino: Uh, under the contract, management can only fire a driver on very specific charges. So, do you ever show up late?
Frank Sheeran: No.
Bill Bufalino: Do you have any moving violations?
Frank Sheeran: No.
Bill Bufalino: Do you drink on the job?
Frank Sheeran: No.
Bill Bufalino: Do you ever hit anybody?
Frank Sheeran: On a job?
Bill Bufalino: Yeah.
Frank Sheeran: I don’t think so.
Bill Bufalino: Good. Then we don’t have nothing to worry about.
Bill Bufalino: You know, I don’t, uh, I don’t care whether you did it or not. That makes no difference to me.
Frank Sheeran: Yeah, I know.
Bill Bufalino: I’m here to defend you. Right?
Frank Sheeran: Right.
[pause as Bill looks at Frank and indicates for Frank to tell him]
Frank Sheeran: What do you want to know? Do you want to know if I did it or not?
Bill Bufalino: Well…
Bill Bufalino: I want you to meet my cousin, Russell Bufalino.
[Frank and Russell shake hands]
Frank Sheeran: How are you?
Russell Bufalino: Hey. Nice to meet you.
[late at night]
Young Peggy Sheeran: Where are you going?
Frank Sheeran: I’m going to work.
Frank Sheeran: [voice over] It was like the army. You followed orders, you did the right thing. You got rewarded.
Russell Bufalino: [to Frank] A friend of ours is having a little trouble. A friend at the top.
Frank Sheeran: [voice over] Back then, there was nobody in this country who didn’t know who Jimmy Hoffa was.
Jimmy Hoffa: Get the gun out of his hand!
Jimmy Hoffa: You always charge a guy with a gun. With a knife, you run away. So you charge with a gun. With a knife you run.
[Russell picks up a call]
Russell Bufalino: Hello? Hi, my friend. I got that kid I was talking to you about here. I’m going to put him on the phone and let you talk to him, okay?
Frank Sheeran: Hello?
Jimmy Hoffa: Is that Frank?
Frank Sheeran: Yes.
Jimmy Hoffa: Hiya, Frank. This is Jimmy Hoffa.
Frank Sheeran: Glad to meet you.
Jimmy Hoffa: Glad to meet you too, even if it’s over the phone. Our friend speaks very highly of you.
Frank Sheeran: Thank you.
Jimmy Hoffa: I understand you’re a brother of mine.
Frank Sheeran: Yeah, yeah.
Jimmy Hoffa: I heard you paint houses.
Frank Sheeran: Yes, I do, sir.
[over the phone]
Jimmy Hoffa: Would you like to be a part of history?
Frank Sheeran: Yes, I would.
Jimmy Hoffa: Big business and the government are working together, trying to pull us apart. Something’s got to be done.
Jimmy Hoffa: Well, you know, this situation going on now, Frank. Big business and the government, they’re trying to pull us down.
Jimmy Hoffa: Do you want to be part of this thing? Would you like to be part of this history?
Frank Sheeran: Yes, I would. Whatever you need me to do, I’m available.
[after Frank has finished his call to Jimmy]
Russell Bufalino: He likes to talk, don’t he?
Angelo Bruno: [to Frank] What else did he say?
[Frank doesn’t reply]
Angelo Bruno: Now’s not the time to not say.
[referring to the gold signature ring]
Russell Bufalino: Only three people in the world have one of these, and only one of them is Irish.
Russell Bufalino: [to Jimmy] You might be demonstrating a failure to show appreciation.
[watching Kennedy on the TV]
Jimmy Hoffa: We’re going to war with these people.
[referring to Hoffa]
Russell Bufalino: Things have gotten out of hand with our friend.
Frank Sheeran: You got to sit down. Everybody says so.
Jimmy Hoffa: No, I’m not sitting down! I can’t do it!
Russell Bufalino: It’s what it is.
Frank Sheeran: What it is.
Jimmy Hoffa: I know things they don’t know I know.
Russell Bufalino: You can’t miss the pig picture.
Frank Sheeran: Sooner or later, everybody put here has a date when he’s going to go.
Russell Bufalino: It’s going to happen, either way. He’s going.
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