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Hot Pursuit movie quotes tell the comical story of one pint-sized cop tasked with protecting a drug cartel witness as they travel through Texas. The comedy was directed by Anne Fletcher using a screenplay by David Feeney and John Quaintance. Hot Pursuit opened in theaters on May 8, 2015.

In Hot Pursuit, the five-foot-nothing cop Officer Cooper (Reese Witherspoon) is ordered to deliver drug dealer widow Daniella (Sofia Vergara) to Dallas where she will testify on a trial against one of the top drug cartel cases they've seen in a while. Instantly, the two butt heads as their lifestyles, Cooper as a simple, somewhat clumsy police officer and Daniella as a high maintenance wife with a thick Latino accent.

Despite their differences, the two are forced to work together when they realize that everyone is out to get them, including the drug cartel members and corrupt cops. The comedy follows as they try to make it to Dallas alive without a car, while eluding police, the cartel and each other.

Hot Pursuit opens alongside other great May 2015 movies including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Far From the Madding Crowd, Welcome to Me, The Water Diviner and Adult Beginners.
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Escort Our Witness to Dallas


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Captain Emmett: What I'm about to say can't leave this room. Do you know who Vicente Cortez is?
Officer Cooper: Yes, he is the top lieutenant in the cartel. He is known as the Bank of Bogota, the Tender Tender, the Lender Lender, the Money Launderer, El Chapo, the Pork Chop...
Captain Emmett: Okay, okay... Tomorrow morning, you will escort our witness to Dallas so she can testify against Cortez... But Cortez has killed every witness we've had.

Officer Cooper is given her latest assignment, which also explains the plot of the film. She is tasked with escorting a witness across Texas to testify against a big player in the drug cartel.
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You Are Teeny Tiny


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Officer Cooper: Mrs. Riva, I'm Officer Cooper. I'm here to escort you to Dallas. You must have not seen me.
Daniella: Oh, I saw you. [in Spanish] I was trying to hit your flat ass.
Officer Cooper: Mrs. Riva, I am a police officer.
Daniella: Oh please! Look at you! You are teeny tiny! You look like a little dog that I can put in my purse.
Officer Cooper: I can assure you, ma'am, that I meet the minimum height requirement of an adult female my weight.

Officer Riva arrives to pick up Daniella to begin their trip across Texas for her testimony. Instantly, it's clear that Daniella is not impressed with the officer assigned to her protection detail.
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Baking Powder


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Officer Cooper: You don't have to like me but I'm your best chance at surviving.
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Officer Cooper: What the heck is that?
Daniella: Philippe must have put baking powder in the car.
Officer Cooper: How much baking powder?
Daniella: I don't know, maybe like 42 kilos.
Truck Driver: Hey, are y'all okay? I took that turn way too fast. What the heck is tis white stuff?
Officer Cooper and Daniella: [together] Baking powder
Officer Cooper: We're bakers, muffins, toast, cakes.
Truck Driver: I should call the police.
Officer Cooper: No, I am the mother f'in police. Don't you see? There's no major damage here. You're free to go.
Truck Driver: But I destroyed your car.
Officer Cooper: I said you're free to go! Except, I need you to drop us off at the nearest establishment where we can buy some clothing at a reasonable price but more importantly at a reasonable price. I said that before, didn't I? This accident's just got me all jacked up.

When their car is totaled and white powder flies in the air, Officer Cooper tries her best to talk their way out of it with the other driver. Considering she's acting a little off and talking very fast, perhaps it's not baking powder after all.
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Can You Help Us With That?


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Randy: I know who you are. You all are wanted.
Officer Cooper: I am a police officer. Mrs. Riva, she's a federal witness in my protective custody. Everybody in this state is looking for her, dirty cops and the cartel. We need a couple hours to lie low. Now, can you help us with that?
Randy: I kind of like your smile.

Officer Cooper finds old suspect Randy and asks for his help to hide she and Daniella. Randy is willing to do it, but might be asking a price that Cooper is not willing to pay.