Lawless (2012) quotes

Director
John Hillcoat.

Cast
Tom Hardy.
Shia LaBeouf.
Guy Pearce.

Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits.

It is not the violence that sets men apart, alright, it is the distance that he is prepared to go.
– Forrest Bondurant

Isn’t that just like you to believe your own damn legend?
– Maggie Beauford

Have you met Howard?
– Forrest Bondurant

I thought I walked.
– Forrest Bondurant

Jack, look at me. We’re survivors. We control the fear. And without the fear, we are all as good as dead. Do you understand? – Do you?
– Forrest Bondurant

Are you Forrest Bondurant? I’m Maggie Beauford.
– Maggie Beauford

You’re an outlaw Jack.
– Bertha Minnix
No, it’s just a matter of perspective. I’m just doing what any man around here would do if he had the same strength of character.
– Jack Bondurant

I respect you Bondurants standing up to that Commonwealth’s District Attorney. He’s got everybody in his pocket. He takes a shit and half of Virginia falls out his ass.
– Floyd Banner

You see, these mountain boys got injun blood in them. Cherokee. This would explain why they’re animalistic in their nature.
– Charlie Rakes

I’ve got every lawman in three fucking states up my ass. The last thing I need is some hard-ass crackers pulling a blood feud on me! Now get this sack of shit out of here!
– Floyd Banner

I’m a Bondurant. We don’t lay down for nobody.
– Forrest Bondurant

Tell your daddy I said “hi”.
– Jack Bondurant

You can make moonshine whiskey from just about anything. Turnips, pumpkins, blackberries, cornmeal, tree bark. Anything.
– Jack Bondurant

You just gonna watch me forever?
– Maggie Beauford
Um… uh, wait, what you doin’?
– Forrest Bondurant