'Tower Heist' movie quotes are hilarious, with some of the best lines delivered by none other than Eddie Murphy. In 'Tower Heist,' Murphy plays a thief who's hired by security guard Josh Kovacs (Ben Stiller), to help him rob his billionaire boss, Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda). Josh also has some really funny lines. I've compiled some of the best 'Tower Heist' quotes here. Be sure to vote for your favorites, and if you see a quote that isn't on the list, add it!
'Tower Heist' is a 2011 comedy movie directed by Brett Ratner. In the movie, billionaire Arthur Shaw's employees make plans to steal his money, after Arthur invests their life savings in a failed Ponzi scheme. In addition to Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller and Alan Alda, 'Tower Heist' also stars Matthew Broderick, Casey Affleck, Tea Leoni and Gabourey Sidibe.
'Tower Heist' performed reasonably when it opened in U.S. theaters on November 4, 2011. The action comedy faced stiff box office competition from the likes of DreamWorks' 'Puss in Boots,' which went on to win the weekend (and several additional weekends as well). Since it's release, 'Tower Heist' has grossed well over $76 million domestically and more than $50 million internationally, for a worldwide total of more than $126 million.Looking for some other great comedy movie lines? Check out these lists for the best quotes from 'The Muppets,' 'Hugo,' 'Arthur Christmas,' 'Jack and Jill,' 'Happy Feet Two,' 'A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas,' 'Puss in Boots,' '50/50,' 'Horrible Bosses,' 'Friends With Benefits,' and '30 Minutes or Less,''!
Classic Eddie Murphy comedy!
Slide: "I will blow your face clean off your face!"
Taking a Poll
Gabourey Sidibe stars in 'Tower Heist' as Odessa, a housekeeper who works for Mr.Shaw. Sidibe has said that this entire (funny) exchanged was improvised!
Odessa: "You married?"
Slide: "Say what?"
Odessa: "You married?"
Slide: "No, I ain't married. What's up?"
Odessa: "Just taking a poll."
Slide: "Taking a poll?"
Odessa: "I'll take your poll..."
Buttoned-up Mr. Fitzhugh (Matthew Broderick) sums things up nicely in this quote: Sweet and timid Odessa proves to be anything but, as she takes out anyone standing in her way.
Mr. Fitzhugh: "The maid's gone rogue!"
More funny Odessa. The quote itself is pretty benign, but it's Gabby Sidibe's delivery, in a Jamaican accent, that makes it so funny.
Odessa: "Ya mess wit me, ya a dead man."
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