Starring: Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover, Tika Sumpter, Tom Waits, Elisabeth Moss, Isiah Whitlock, Jr., Keith Carradine, Gene Jones

Story:

Comedy crime directed and written by David Lowery, based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman, Jewel (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

 

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[referring to Jewel’s car]
Forrest Tucker: Hey, excuse me. Need some help?
Jewel: No, I’m good.
Forrest Tucker: Let me take a look.
Jewel: Do you know anything about cars?
Forrest Tucker: Uh, no, not really.


 

[sat down at a diner]
Jewel: So, uh, what did you say you do?
Forrest Tucker: Well that’s a secret.
Jewel: And why is that?
Forrest Tucker: Well because if I told you, you probably wouldn’t want to see me again.
Jewel: Who said I was going to see you again?
Forrest Tucker: Would you?
[Jewel doesn’t reply]


 

Forrest Tucker: Well, let’s take this place. Say it was a bank and instead of that counter up there, that was really a teller’s window, and you just walk in, real calm. So you walk right up, look her in the eye, and you say, “Ma’am, this is a robbery,” and you show her the gun, like this.
[he holds his finger up like a gun]
Forrest Tucker: And you say, “I wouldn’t want you to get hurt because I like you. I like you a lot. So don’t go breaking my heart now, okay.”
Jewel: [laughing] You’re not serious.


 

[walking into a bank]
Forrest Tucker: Excuse me. I’d like to open up an account.
Bank Manager #1: Well, great. What type of account do you have in mind?
Forrest Tucker: This kind.
[he opens up his jacket to reveal his gun]


 

[referring to Tucker]
Bank Manager #1: He said he was armed.
Bank Manager #2: He had a gun.
Det. John Hunt: You saw it.
Bank Manager #2: Well, he was also sort of a gentleman.


 

[referring to Tucker]
Bank Manager #2: He was very polite.


 

[referring to Tucker]
Bank Manager #3: He seemed like a nice enough fella.


 

[looking at security video footage of Tucker]
Detective: Look at that. Is he smiling?


 

[referring to Tucker]
Det. John Hunt: Five states.
Lt. Kelley: Ninety-three robberies.
Det. John Hunt: In two years.


 

[referring to Tucker; to Hunt]
Maureen: You think you can catch him?


 

[being interviewed about Tucker]
Det. John Hunt: Yeah, I won’t lie. I’d love to slap the cuffs on myself. I hope I get the chance.


 

Detective: He spent his whole life locked up. Except for the times that he broke out.
Det. John Hunt: Somebody should have told him to quit while he was ahead.
Detective: Well, you find something you love.


 

Forrest Tucker: I’m exactly where I’m supposed to be.
Jewel: You’re never exactly where you’re supposed to be, are you? Now whenever I close the door I think, “Is this the last time I’ll ever have a chance to do whatever that they want?”
Forrest Tucker: You know what I do when the door closes, I jump out the window.


 

[referring to Tucker]
Man: I sat down with him once and I said, “Surely there’s an easier way to make a living.” And he looked at me and said, “I’m not talking about making a living. I’m just talking about living.”

 

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