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Tested Positive for HIVDr. Sevard: "Mr Woodroof, you've tested positive for HIV. Have you ever used intravenous drugs? Have you ever engaged in homosexual conduct?"
Ron Woodroof: "Homo? Homo? You saying homo? You've made a mistake."
Dr. Sevard: "Mr Woodroof, we estimate you have 30 days left."
Ron Woodroof: "Got a news flash for y'all. There ain't nothing out there that can kill Ron Woodroof in 30 days."
When Ron first learns of his HIV diagnosis, he is astounded, both by the fact that these doctors are asking if he is a homosexual, then later when they give him only 30 days to live. He doesn't accept either suggestions.
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Good Meds Out of MexicoRon Woodroof: "There're drugs they just released for testing and I know this hospital's one of the sites. I need it!"
Dr. Eve Saks: "It doesn't work that way, Mr. Woodroof."
Dr. Eve Saks: "Where are you going?"
Ron Woodroof: "They've got good meds out of Mexico that's better than what you can get here in the states."
Ron seeks to be included in a study operated by Dr. Eve Saks for HIV patients but it's more complicated than a simple ask. With no luck there, he finds his own solution, medicines available in other countries.
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You Could Be Making a FortuneDr. Vass: "This is protein. It's totally non-toxic."
Ron Woodroof: "You can't buy this in the United States?"
Dr. Vass: "Not approved"
Ron Woodroof: "You could be making a fortune out of this."
When Ron meets with Dr. Vass and learns that the treatments available in Mexico are better than those in the states, he sees an opportunity. Not only can he help people, but he can make money in the process as well."
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I'll Cut You InRayon: "I been looking for you, Lonestar."
Ron Woodroof: "Listen, Tinkerbell, unless you got more cash or new clients, I'm busy."
Rayon: "You got enough for 20 of us? … You don't deserve our money."
Ron Woodroof: "I'll cut you in, 5%."
Rayon: "25, take it or leave it."
A simple encounter with fellow patient Rayon leads to an expansion of his drug distribution business. Together, Ron and Rayon form the Dallas Buyers Club to give members access to HIV treatments available only in other countries.
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Players On the Dallas CowboysFDA Customs Agent: "Walker, Dorsett, Blunt, Newsome, Jeffcoat, these are patients?"
Ron Woodroof: "Yes, sir"
FDA Customs Agent: "They're also names of the players on the Dallas Cowboys."
Ron Woodroof: "You know, that's a hell of a coincidence."
FDA Customs Agent: "That's a little ridiculous."
Ron Woodroof: "Well you said it."
FDA Customs Agent: "Can you prove these are patients?"
Ron Woodroof: "Can you prove they are not?"
When Ron is stopped at the border with a load of drugs, the FDA Customs Agents question the patient names on his bottles as interestingly enough they match names on the current Dallas Cowboys roster. Ron urges them to prove that they are not patients.
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