Elliot Blitzer
Bronson Pinchot as "Elliot Blitzer" in True Romance (1993):
Hi. How are you? My name's Elliot, and I'm with the Cub Scouts of America. We're... we're selling uncut cocaine to get to the jamboree.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Actor: Nicolas Cage (age 32 in this movie)
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed's Memorable Quotes:
Cdr. Anderson
Lieutenant Shephard
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Have you ever been in a combat situation before?Define combat, sir.Shep?An incursion underwater to re-take an impregnable fortress held by an elite team of U.S. Marines, in possession of eighty-one hostages and fifteen guided rockets loaded with V.X. poison gas.Oh. In that case, no sir. Excuse me...
Capt. John Patrick Mason
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Are you sure you're ready for this?I'll do my best.Your "best"! Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home and fuck the prom queen.Carla was the prom queen.Really?[cocks his gun] Yeah.
Kid on Motorcycle
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Hey man, you just fucked up your Ferrari.It's not mine.

[steals bike]

And neither is this.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
FBI Director James Womack
You mean I'm going out there, under the water?Well earlier today you wanted a gun. Now you're getting a gun and a wet suit.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
[last lines] [158]:Honey? Uh... You wanna know who really killed JFK?
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
[about killing]How do you... do it?I was trained by the best. British intelligence. But in retrospect I would rather have been a poet. Or a farmer.Okay.
FBI Director James Womack
FBI Special Agent Ernest Paxton
FBI Agent Hunt
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Great job, Goodspeed.Why don't you throw in a trip to Tahiti while you're at it?Okay, I'll deliver this to the Attorney General...

[Interrupts and takes the contract from Hunt]

Ah, no. You'll give that to me, there's a car waiting outside for you, thank you.

[He rips up the contract]

That's a signed federal document, sir. Isn't that illegal?You're not acquainted with the full facts, Goodspeed.With all due respect, sir, I'd like clarification. I gave that man my word.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
Why didn't you just tell them were the microfilm was and create a solution?The moment they had the microfilm, they'd suicide me. Some solution.
Carla Pestalozzi
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed

[after telling Stanley she's pregnant]

You didn't mean what you just said, did you?When?Just right now, when you were talking about bringing a child into the world, and having it be an act of cruelty.I meant it at the time.Stanley, "at the time"? You said it seven and a half seconds ago!Well... gosh, kind of a lot's happened since then.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Well, I'm one of those fortunate people who like my job, sir. Got my first chemistry set when I was seven, blew my eyebrows off, we never saw the cat again, been into it ever since.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Lieutenant Shephard
"I'd take pleasure in guttin' you, boy. I'd take pleasure in guttin' you... boy." What is wrong with these people, huh? Mason? Don't you think there's a lot of, uh, a lot of anger flowing around this island? Kind of a pubescent volatility? Don't you think? A lotta angst, a lot of "I'm sixteen, I'm angry at my father" syndrome? I mean grow up! We're stuck on an island with a bunch of violence-for-pleasure-seeking psycophatic marines, SHAME-ON-THEM!

[clears throat]

Anyway, I only got one chem round, and there's two left... Mason?[157]:Yes, I'm here. I was just thinking how wonderful it was when the inmates weren't allowed to talk in here.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
I love pressure. I eat it for breakfast.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
Hi, I'm an agent with the federal... FBI... Well, my, I'm Stanley Goodspeed.But of course you are.[163]:Well, at least he got his name right.Of course I am.And you have an emergency.Right.And you need my help.Exactly right.Coffee.No, I'm fine, thank you.Offer me coffee.
Capt. John Patrick Mason
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
I'm sure all this will make a great bed time story to tell your kid.You're insane, Mason. The kid'll have nightmares. I'll spend all my money on shrinks.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
FBI Director James Womack
I'm unarmed sir. I am unarmed, sir.Where's your issue?I left in my...

[clears throat]

sock drawer.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
You enjoying this?Well, it's certainly more enjoyable than my average day... reading philosophy, avoiding gang rape in the washrooms... though, it's less of a problem these days. Maybe I'm losing my sex appeal.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
[after Mason has killed a Marine, the corpse's foot twitches]You've been around a lot of corpses. Is that normal?What, the feet thing?Yeah, the feet thing.Yeah, it happens.Well I'm having a hard time concentrating. Can you do something about it?Like what, kill him again?
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
You know, I like history too, and maybe when this is all over you and I can stop by the souvenir shop together but right now I just... I just wanna find some rockets!
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Glass or plastic, glass or plastic?
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Mason, the second you don't respect this, it kills you.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Look, I'm just a biochemist. Most of the time, I work in a little glass jar and lead a very uneventful life. I drive a Volvo, a beige one. But what I'm dealing with here is one of the most deadly substances the earth has ever known, so what say you cut me some FRIGGIN' SLACK?
Capt. John Patrick Mason
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
I want a suite, a shower, a shave, the feel of a suit.May I also suggest a haircut?Am I out of style?Unless you're a 20 year old guitarist from Seattle. It's a grunge thing.
Capt. John Patrick Mason
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed

[Mason and Goodspeed are defusing a poison gas rocket]

What exactly does this stuff do?If the rocket renders it aerosol, it could take out the entire city of people.Really? And what happens if you drop one?Happily, it'd just wipe out you and me.How?It's a cholinesterase inhibitor. Stops the brain from sending nerve messages down the spinal cord within thirty seconds. Any epidermal exposure or inhalation and you'll know. A twinge at the small of your back as the poison seizes your nervous system...

[Mason has lifted the chem round to look at it]

DO NOT MOVE THAT! Your muscles freeze, you can't breathe, you spasm so hard you break your own back and spit your guts out. But that's after your skin melts off.My God...Oh, I think we'd like God on our side at the moment, don't you?
Capt. John Patrick Mason
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes."I fear the Greeks even when they bring gifts."Ah, an educated man.

[Stanley gives a modest wave]

That, of course, rules out the possibility of you being a field agent.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Carla Pestalozzi
Oh, just some terrorists decided to send a little care package. Box of goodies. Which had to be neutralized before blowing up the office...

[plucks a harsh note on his guitar]

So I took the rest of the day off. Glass of wine, little guitar... Just relax.Wow.I mean it, honey, the world is being Fed-exed to hell in a hand cart. I really believe anyone thinking even thinking of bringing a child into the world is coldly considering an act of cruelty.

[pause, Carla stares at Stanley]

I know, I'm rambling, I'm complaining, I'm sorry. What's your news, baby?I'm pregnant.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
How, in the name of Zeus's butthole, did you get out of your cell?
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Marvin Isherwood
[Goodspeed's Beatles album arrives at the office]Yes! She's here, bring it to me now, thank you Phil!What's that? And why did you have it sent here?Carla wouldn't approve. She thinks it's dumb to spend $600 on an LP.Carla's right. Why didn't you just spend $13 on a CD, man?Well, first of all, it's because I'm a Beatlemaniac. And second, these sound better.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
All right, I'll do it myself. I've had three weeks weapons training, I'll kick the... out of a platoon full of marines. No problem.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
What do you say we cut the chit-chat, a-hole?
FBI Special Agent Ernest Paxton
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
What's status?Status... is, they're dead. They're dead! It's just me and Mason, now he says he's leaving.That is unacceptable, do you hear me? Unacceptable!Well, there's a problem sir, he's got a gun!What do you have, a fuckin' water pistol?
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
Mason, you all right?

[hanging upside down]

Yes. Perfectly okay, you fucking idiot.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Uh, yeah, okay, that's about the most awful thing I've ever seen.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
FBI... Freeze Sucker.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Carla Pestalozzi
Capt. John Patrick Mason
Hi, darling, it's me. Listen, do not come, I repeat, do not come to San Francisco.[Answers the phone] Stanley, no.Carla...Like hell I'm not comin'!

[Hangs up]

Wait, Carla...

[tries to dial again]

Who's Carla, and why don't you want her to come to San Francisco?You're on a need-to-know basis... and you don't need to know.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
How'd you do it?Nurtured the hope that there was hope. That one day I'd breathe free air. Perhaps meet my daughter. Modest hopes, but they kept a man alive.
FBI Director James Womack
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
What do you know about V.X. gas?Liquid; failed pesticide; discovered by mistake in 1952. Uhh, actually, it's kind of like champagne that way. The Franciscan monks thought they were making white wine. Somehow the bottle carbonated. Voila, champagne, and uhh, then the whole thing...The gas, Dr. Goodspeed.It's very, very horrible sir. It's one of those things we wish we could disinvent. This isn't a training exercise, is it?
FBI Special Agent Ernest Paxton
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Congratulations, Dr. Goodspeed. You did it.Thank you, sir.You know, for a while there, I didn't think you were going to make it. Well done, son. So where's Mason?Vaporized. Blown out to sea.Blown out to sea, huh?Yeah.[smiles] Poor bastard.

[They share a knowing glance]

Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
You're not leaving! There's a madman in there with his hand on a... ON A BUTTON!Shh!

[to himself]

Some sniper's gonna get his ass.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
You're shooting too close to the rocket! Him, but not the rocket!Any other news, professor?
Capt. Darrow
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Come here... come here, you little chicken shit!You shoot me, I drop this, we're both dead!

[points his gun away]

Come on, come on, don't be scared, I won't hurt you! Come on...You know how this shit works?

[pulls his combat knife]

You know how this shit works?
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Marvin Isherwood
Okay, I've got some bad news, and some really bad news. The bad news is, is that the gas is corrosive and its eating our suits...It's all over my hand, man!
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Eat that, you fuck!
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason
You broke out, let me see if I can get this straight, down the incinerator chute, on the mine car, through the tunnels to the power plant, under the steam engine - that was really cool by the way - and into the cistern through the intake pipe. But how, in the name of Zeus' BUTTHOLE!... did you get out of your cell? I only ask because in our current situation, well, it could prove to be useful information. *Maybe*!

[Mason does not answer, but opens up his prison door with an improvised tool]

[Goodspeed hears noise from Mason's door opening]

Mason?

[to Goodspeed's surprise, his own door suddenly opens]

Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. Darrow
Listen, I think we got started off on the wrong foot.Stan Goodspeed, FBl. Uh - Let's talk music. Do you like the Elton John song, "Rocket Man"?I don't like soft-ass shit.Oh, you - Oh, oh. Oh.Well, I only bring it up because, uh, it's you. You're the Rocket Man.

[Goodspeed fires a rocket at him]

Capt. John Patrick Mason
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed

[as they are escaping]

Hummel won't do it, he's a soldier not a murderer. I read it in his eyes.You read it in his eyes? I'm sorry, but that's not a chance I can afford to take!Okay, then talk louder.
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Capt. John Patrick Mason

[Goodspeed knocks Mason off the ledge left hanging by a rope]

Are you ok?Perfectly fine you fucking idiot!
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
How do ya like how that shit works?
Dr. Stanley Goodspeed
Carla Pestalozzi

[Stanley and Carla are making love. The phone rings]

I have to get that.No, you don't.Yes, I do. They know I'm home.[annoyed] Stanley, how can they possibly know you're home?[beat] It's the FBI.
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