Miller's Crossing quotes are certainly quotable for movie fans. These are some of the best quotes from the gangster film Miller' Crossing as determined by you and your votes. In this Prohibition-era story, Tom Reagan (Gabriel Byrne) plays two rival mobs against one another as he attempts to keep the peace. Released on October 5, 1990, the tagline for Miller's Crossing was the ominous "You can dangle."
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You're The Big Shot Around Here
Caspar: You think that I'm some guinea, fresh off the boat, and you can kick me! But I'm too big for that now. I'm sick a' takin the scrap from you, Leo. I'm a' of marching into this goddamn office to kiss your Irish ass. And I'M SICK A' THE HIGH HAT!
[Puts on his hat and coat]
Caspar: Youse fancy pants, all a youse.
Leo: Johnny, you're exactly as big as I let you be, and no bigger, and don't forget it, ever.
Caspar: That's right, Leo. You're the big shot around here, and I'm just some schnook likes to get slapped around.
You Know I Don't Like To Think
Tom: Think about what protecting Bernie gets us. Think about what offending Caspar loses us.
Leo: Oh, come on, Tommy. You know I don't like to think.
Tom: Yeah. Well, think about whether you should start.
Leo: I reckon I can still trade body-blows with any man in this town.
[Tom looks at him]
Leo: Except you Tom.
Tom: And Verna.