Focus movie quotes follow what happens when one successful con man's game is thrown off by a beautiful blond. The romantic comedy was written and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Focus opened in theaters on February 27, 2015.
In Focus, Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith) is an accomplished con man who has build up quite a successful and well known career in the game. Nicky meets Jess Barrett (Margot Robbie) and takes her under his wing after seeing potential in her. All is going well until the two get a little closer than Nicky would like, specifically romantically, leading Nicky to leave her.
Years later, the two run into one another when Nicky is involved in a long con with an international race car owner (Gerald McRaney and Rodrigo Santoro). While Jess swears that she's on Nicky's side and too is conning the billionaire, in a business like Nicky's where loyalty and trust are non-existent, it's hard to know on which side she truly lies.Focus opens in theaters alongside a handful of other highly anticipated movies such as Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Kingsmen: The Secret Service, McFarland, USA, and Fifty Shades of Grey.
A Game of Focus
Nicky: "At the end of the day, this is a game of focus."Nicky simplifies what he does saying it all comes down to focus. If you can focus someone on one thing, they don't know what else you're doing in the background to potentially harm them.
Been in This Game a Really Long Time
Nicky: "Been in this game a really long time. I had what I needed and then a girl walked in."Nicky explains briefly his experience in the con game. All was well and he was on top of his game, that was until Jess came into his life.
There's a Science
Nicky: "I can convince anyone of anything. I once convinced a man that a warehouse was the Federal Reserve. So I'm good."
Jess: "You're Nicky Spurgeon. They call you the best inside man that's ever been."
Nicky: "There's a science to getting people to trust you and then you move in for the kill. It's all about emotion, connection."
Two Kinds of People in This World
Nicky: "There's two kinds of people in this world. There's hammers and there's nails. You decide which one you want to be. There's no room for heart in this game. It will get you killed."Nicky gives Jess a choice on how she wants to live her life. She can be the hammer or the nail. It's her choice, but she needs to leave her heart out of it either way.