The Best Quotes From The Deer Hunter

The best The Deer Hunter quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from The Deer Hunter, with the help of your votes. Starring Robert De Niro, John Cazale, and Christopher Walken, The Deer Hunter was directed by Michael Cimino and released in 1979.

What is your favorite The Deer Hunter quote? One memorable line was when Michael "Mike" Vronsky says, "It means a blessing on the hunter sent by the great wolf to his children." Another great line from The Deer Hunter is, "What I mean is, when we get back from...when we get back. I don't know what the hell I mean," spoken by Nick.

Vote up your top The Deer Hunter quotes, regardless of what character they come from.

  • Comes Out Your Mouth
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    20 VOTES

    Comes Out Your Mouth

    Nick: Will you marry me?
    Linda: Yeah.
    Nick: You would? What I mean is, when we get back from...when we get back. I don't know what the hell I mean.
    Linda: What goes through your mind comes out your mouth.

    • Fall Any Day Now
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      10 VOTES

      Fall Any Day Now

      Steven: This comes every month from Saigon. I don't understand...That place is gonna fall any day now.
      Michael: It's Nicky, Steve.
      Steven: Where is a guy like Nick gettin' money like this?


      • 3
        46 VOTES

        One Shot

        Michael: I came 12,000 miles back here to get you...What's the matter with you? Don't you recognize me?...Nicky, I love you, you're my friend. What are you doing? We don't have much time, Nick.  Is this what you want? Is this what you want? I love you, Nick. Come on, Nicky, come home. Just come home. Home. Talk to me. What did you do to your arms? Do you remember the trees? Do you remember all the different ways of the trees? Do you remember that? Do you remember? Huh? The mountains? Do you remember all that?
        Nick: One shot.
        Michael: One shot, one shot.
        Michael: Nicky, Nicky, don't, Nick, no!!

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          15 VOTES

          Go Ahead Nickie

          Nick: What do you think you are, God?
          Michael: We gotta play with more bullets...That means we gotta play each other...You gotta listen to me. You wanta stay down here and die?...Go ahead Nickie. It's gonna be all right...Don't worry, in five minutes we're gonna be outa here...It's gonna be all right, Nickie, go ahead. Shoot. Shoot, Nickie.