Mary
Dee Wallace as "Mary" in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982):
A pizza? Who said you guys could order a pizza?
Bud Fox
Bud Fox
Actor: Charlie Sheen (age 22 in this movie)
Bud Fox's Memorable Quotes:
Bud Fox
Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them.
Bud Fox
I'm tapped out Marv. American Express' got a hit man lookin' for me.
Bud Fox
Gordon Gekko
How much is enough?It's not a question of enough, pal. It's a zero sum game, somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn't lost or made, it's simply transferred from one perception to another.
Bud Fox
Sun-tzu: If your enemy is superior, evade him. If angry, irritate him. If equally matched, fight, and if not split and reevaluate.
Darien Taylor
Bud Fox
When you've had money and lost it, it can be much worse than never having had it at all!That is BULLSHIT!

[throws a whiskey bottle destructively; Darien starts to leave]

HEY! HEY! You step out that door, and I am *changing the locks*!
Gordon Gekko
Bud Fox
[Blue Star has gone from 24 to 16 1/2 in a very short time]Fox, where the hell are you? I am losing MILLIONS! You got me into this airline and you sure as hell better get me out or the only job you'll ever have on the Street is SWEEPING IT! You hear me, Fox?You once told me, don't get emotional about stock. Don't! The bid is 16 1/2 and going down. As your broker, I advise you to take it.Yeah. Well you TAKE IT!

[shouts]

*Right in the ass you fucking scumbag cocksucker!*It's two minutes to closing, Gordon. What do you want to do? Decide.[calms down] Dump it.
Marvin
Bud Fox

[Bud has been ignoring him]

What the hell is the matter with you? Things are so bad out there even the lifers are complaining, but not you. No. You're pulling in big money. So what's the score huh...Hey LOOK! I am SICK and TIRED of playing wet nurse to you all the time! Will you do your own homework, Marv?[leaves] What an asshole!
Bud Fox
Gordon Gekko
Why do you need to wreck this company?Because it's WRECKABLE, all right? I took another look at it and I changed my mind!
Bud Fox
Gordon Gekko
This is really a nice club, Mr. Gekko.Yeah, not bad for a City College boy. I bought my way in, now all these Ivy league schmucks are sucking my kneecaps.
Bud Fox
Gordon Gekko
[meeting alone together in Central Park]Hiya, Buddy.

[nods as the both walk up to face one another]

Gordon.

[with a smirk on his face]

Sand bagged me on Bluestar huh? I guess you think you taught the teacher a lesson that the tail can wag the dog huh? Well let me clue you in, pal. The ice is melting right underneath your feet.

[punches Bud and grabs him by the coattails]

Did you think you could've gotten this far this fast with anyone else, huh? That you'd be out there dicking someone like Darien? No. You'd still be cold calling widows and dentists tryin' to sell 'em 20 shares of some dog shit stock. I took you in.

[hits him again]

A NOBODY!

[and again]

I opened the doors for you! Showed you how the system works! The value of information! How to *get it*! Fulham oil! Brant resources! Geodynamics! And this is how you fucking pay me back you COCKROACH?

[hits him once again and Bud falls to the ground]

I GAVE you Darien. I GAVE you your manhood. I gave you EVERYTHING!

[calms down, then takes out his handkerchief and throws it to Bud to clean off the blood]

You could've been one of the great ones Buddy. I looked at you and saw myself. Why?[getting up] I don't know. I guess I realized that I'm just Bud Fox.

[firmly]

As much as I wanted to be Gordon Gekko, I'll *always* be Bud Fox.

[tosses back the handkerchief and walks away]

Bud Fox
Blue Horseshoe loves Anacott Steel.
Bud Fox
Marvin
Hi, Marv.[sarcastically] Oh, hi. Say, why don't YOU get the hell out of MY office!I know I've been a bit of a schmuck lately and I just want to apologize.You've been a *real* schmuck lately. So go thou and sin no more.Let me make it up to you.

[types on computer]

Bluestar. Put *all* your clients in it.[pause] Ok, Buddy Buddy. We are back in business on Bluestar.
Carl Fox
Bud Fox
He's using you, kid. He's got your prick in his back pocket, but you're too blind to see it.No. What I see is a jealous old machinist who can't stand the fact that his son has become more successful than he has!What you see is a guy who never measured a man's success by the size of his WALLET!That's because you never had the GUTS to go out into the world and stake your own claim!

[Long Pause]

Boy, if that's the way you feel, I must have done a really lousy job as a father.
Bud Fox
There's no nobility in poverty.
Bud Fox
Hooker
About average yield... very attractive.Mmm...

[while unzipping Bud's pants]

Rising profits... strong balance sheet.I'm hot on this stock.It's ready to take off. I'd jump all over it if I were you.
Bud Fox
Having sex with her was like reading the Wall St Journal.
Bud Fox
Marvin
What's the matter? Did somebody die?Yeah...
Bud Fox
You know what my dream is? It's to one day be on the other end of that phone.
Lou Mannheim
Bud Fox
Bud... Bud I like you. Just remember something. Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss.I think I understand.
Bud Fox
[after Gordon calls back and buys Bluestar][Loudly] Yeah! Woooo! I just bagged the elephant!
Bud Fox
Carl Fox
Did mom give you fish for dinner?Spaghetti! Your mother still makes lousy spaghetti.It's called "pasta" now, dad. "Spaghetti" is out of date.So am I.
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