Donnie Brasco (1997) quotes

Director
Mike Newell.

Cast
Al Pacino.
Johnny Depp.
Michael Madsen.

An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

There’s the boss. And, under him, there’s the skipper. You know how this works?
– Lefty
Yeah, it’s like in the army.
– Donnie Brasco
Bullshit. The army is some guy you don’t know telling you to go whack some other guy you don’t know.
– Lefty

You think I’m a rat…?
– Donnie Brasco
How many times have I had you in my house? If you’re a rat, then I’m the biggest mutt in the history of the Mafia.
– Lefty

When they send for you, you go in alive, you come out dead, and it’s your best friend that does it.
– Lefty

Look, Left, I said I knew him. I didn’t say I fucked him.
– Jilly

I think I just shit my pants.
– Lefty

A wise guy’s always right; even when he’s wrong, he’s right.
– Lefty

If I come out alive, this guy, Lefty, ends up dead. That’s the same thing as me putting the bullet in his head myself.
– Donnie Brasco

I got cancer of the prick.
– Lefty

Who the fuck am I? Who am I? I’m a, a spoke on a wheel. And so was he, and so are you.
– Lefty

Forget about it…
– Lefty

When I introduce you, I’m gonna say, “This is a friend of mine.” That means you’re a connected guy. Now if I said instead, this is a friend of ours that would mean you a made guy. A Capiche?
– Lefty

All my life I’ve tried to be the good guy, the guy in the white fucking hat. And for what? For nothing. I’m not becoming like them; I am them.
– Joe Pistone

You know what we do when we find that rat, right, Lefty?
– Sonny Black
‘Could be I found him already.
– Lefty

She’s a good woman, Annette. One broad, that’s enough for anyone.
– Lefty

You’re gonna walk out on me? You don’t walk out on me. I walk out on you.
– Lefty