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Author Information

Name
Brian Manion
Last name
Dennehy
Pseudonym
Brian Dennehy
Born
July 9, 1938
Died
April 15, 2020
Gender
male
Nationality
North American
Profession
actor, film director
Zodiac sign
Cancer

Brian Dennehy Movies

  • The Next Three Days
  • Every Day
  • Righteous Kill
  • Ratatouille
  • Assault On Precinct 13
  • Stolen Summer
  • Summer Catch
  • Romeo + Juliet
  • Tommy Boy
  • To Catch a Killer
  • Presumed Innocent
  • The Last of the Finest
  • Day One
  • Return to Snowy River
  • Best Seller
  • F/X
  • Legal Eagles
  • Silverado
  • Cocoon
  • Twice in a Lifetime
  • Gorky Park
  • Never Cry Wolf
  • First Blood
  • 10
  • Butch and Sundance:…
  • Foul Play
  • Semi-Tough

Brian Dennehy movie quotes, phrases and lines

From the movie: Never Cry Wolf

“- Tyler: What’s wrong?
– Rosie: Boredom, Tyler. Boredom – that’s what’s wrong. And how do you beat boredom, Tyler?… Adventure. Adventure, Tyler.”

Charles Martin Smith – Tyler
Brian Dennehy – Rosie

From the animation: Ratatouille

“- Django: This is the way things are. You can’t change nature.
– Remy: Change is nature, Dad. The part that we can influence. And it starts when we decide.”

Brian Dennehy – Django
Patton Oswalt – Remy

From the movie: Cocoon

“- Walter: I want you all to consider what I am about to suggest to you. You people seem to want what we’ve got. Well, we have room for you. We have room for you and about 30 of your friends. You would be students of course, but you’d also be teachers. And the new civilizations you would be travelling to would be unlike anything you’ve ever seen…” (continue)(continue reading)
Brian Dennehy – Walter
Wilford Brimley – Ben Luckett

From the movie: Every Day

“- Ernie: You were never able to take criticism either.
– Jeannie: I think it depends on how it’s given.
– Ernie: There’s no easy way to give it. It’s like medicine. You just take it if you really wanna get better.”

Brian Dennehy – Ernie
Helen Hunt – Jeannie

From the movie: Every Day

“- Ernie: They’re good, your boys. They’re beautiful.
– Jeannie: I’m very lucky.
– Ernie: Sometimes luck has nothing to do with it.”

Brian Dennehy – Ernie
Helen Hunt – Jeannie

From the movie: 10

– George Webber: If you were dancing with your wife, or girlfriend you knew in high school, and you said to her: “Darling, they’re playing our song”, do you know what they’d be playing?
– Donald: What?
– George Webber: Why Don’t We Do It In The Road. Fuckin’ hell kind of era is that?

Dudley Moore – George Webber
Brian Dennehy – Donald

From the movie: First Blood

“If you want some friendly advice, get a haircut and take a bath. You wouldn’t get hassled so much.”

Brian Dennehy – Teasle

From the movie: Never Cry Wolf

“I’ll let you in on a little secret, Tyler: the gold’s not in the ground. The gold’s not anywhere up here. The real gold is south of 60 – sittin’ in livin’ rooms, stuck facin’ the boob tube, bored to death. Bored to death, Tyler.”
Brian Dennehy – Rosie

From the animation: Ratatouille

“The world we live in belongs to the enemy. We must live carefully. We look out for our own kind, Remy. When all is said and done, we’re all we’ve got.”
Brian Dennehy – Django

From the movie: Silverado

“- Cobb: I was hoping you’d changed your mind about the job.
– Paden: You didn’t tell me you owned a saloon.
– Cobb: Oh, that ain’t the half of it, friend. Welcome to heaven.”

Brian Dennehy – Cobb
Kevin Kline – Paden

From the movie: First Blood

“- Deputy Lester: What do you want me to do, Will?
– Teasle: I want you to do what I told you to do, Goddammit!”

Alf Humphreys – Lester
Brian Dennehy – Teasle

From the movie: Cocoon

“Every 10 or 11,000 years I make a horrible mistake.”
Brian Dennehy – Walter

From the movie: Gorky Park

“- William Kirwill: You know what a born-again Christian is, Renko?
– Arkady Renko: No.
– William Kirwill: Born-again Christians. They don’t smoke, they don’t swear, they don’t fuck, all they do is talk about Jesus, try to walk on the goddamn water.”

Brian Dennehy – William Kirwill
William Hurt – Arkady Renko

From the movie: Day One

“Robert – don’t you ever worry the war will be over before the bomb is ready to drop?”
Brian Dennehy – Gen. Leslie Groves

From the animation: Ratatouille

“Food is fuel. You get picky about what you put in the tank, your engine is gonna die. Now shut up and eat your garbage.”
Brian Dennehy – Django

From the movie: To Catch a Killer

“Mr. Policeman, don’t you know a clown can get away with murder?”
Brian Dennehy – John Wayne Gacy

From the movie: Tommy Boy

“Of course, I can get a hell of a good look at a T-Bone steak by sticking my head up a bull’s ass, but I’d rather take the butcher’s word for it.”
Brian Dennehy – Big Tom

From the movie: 10

“- George Webber: By what name are you known, sir?
– Donald: Donald. Don, to my friends and paying customers.
– George Webber: In that case, I’ll have another double Don. Double Don, God, that’s going to be difficult to say by the shank of the evening. Better make that one a single.”

Dudley Moore – George Webber
Brian Dennehy – Donald

From the movie: The Last of the Finest

“- R.J. Norringer: You’re involved in something you know nothing about.
– Frank Daly: Doesn’t matter what it is… if you’ve broken the law you’ve got to pay for it.”

Guy Boyd – R.J. Norringer
Brian Dennehy – Frank Daly

From the movie: Silverado

“- Stella: From what I’ve seen, Paden doesn’t seem to care about money.
– Cobb: Ha! Paden doesn’t seem to care about anything, except he does. You just can never tell what it’s going to be.”

Linda Hunt – Stella
Brian Dennehy – Cobb

From the movie: Return to Snowy River

“- Harrison: You haven’t been outside this house in days.
– Jessica: I thought this is where you wanted me – looking decorative, waiting for the suitors to call.”

Brian Dennehy – Harrison
Sigrid Thornton – Jessica

From the movie: Silverado

“We’re gonna give you a fair trial, followed by a first class hanging.”
Brian Dennehy – Cobb

From the movie: Foul Play

“- Fergie: Well, what was he after?
– Gloria Mundy: He wanted the cigarettes.
– Fergie: He was after a cigarette?
– Gloria Mundy: Oh no, he wanted the whole pack.
– Fergie: Man, talk about greedy.”

Brian Dennehy – Fergie
Goldie Hawn – Gloria Mundy

From the movie: First Blood

“- Trautman: You’re going to die, Teasle.
– Teasle: Everybody dies.”

Richard Crenna – Trautman
Brian Dennehy – Teasle

From the movie: First Blood

“You know, wearing that flag on that jacket, looking the way you do, you’re asking for trouble around here, friend.”

Brian Dennehy – Teasle

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