The best Barton Fink quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. It was the fifth movie written by Joel and Ethan Coen and the fourth movie that they directed. Now, let's rank the greatest quotes from Barton Fink, with the help of your votes. Starring John Turturro, John Goodman, and Judy Davis, Barton Fink was directed by the Coen brothers and was released in 1991.
What are your favorite lines from Barton Fink? One of the memorable one-liners was when Barton said, "I don't like to discuss works in progress. If I let the words tumble out prematurely, it changes it, and I may never get it back." Another great line from Barton Fink is, "Jesus, throw a rock in here, you'll hit one. And do me a favor Fink, throw it hard." Spoken by Ben Geisler who was played by Tony Shalhoub.
Vote up all the Barton Fink quotes you want to see at the top of the list, regardless if they are funny or serious or which character they come from.
Barton Fink: Have you read the Bible, Pete?
Pete: Holy Bible?
Barton Fink: Yeah.
Pete: Yeah, I think so. Anyway, I've heard about it.
Barton Fink: I don't like to discuss works in progress. If I let the words tumble out prematurely, it changes it, and I may never get it back.
Garland Stanford: The common man will still be here when you get back. Who knows, there may even be one or two of them in Hollywood.
Barton Fink: That's a rationalization, Garland.
Garland Stanford: Barton, it was a joke.
Barton Fink: You're the only person in Los Angeles that I can talk to.