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Vegas Movie Quips: November 2018

Out of the mouths of movie actors come pearls of … well, if not wisdom, at least amusement. Here are some quips from scripts of films connected to Las Vegas:


From now on, I want you to put an equal amount of blueberries in each muffin.”

Do you know how long that’s going to take?”

I don’t care how long it takes. Put an equal amount in each muffin.”

— Sam “Ace” Rothstein (Robert De Niro) to a Vegas hotel baker in Casino (1995)


“You’re gonna be the hottest celebrity in Vegas — assuming Newton isn’t in town.”

“Oh, right sir. Danke Schoen.”

— FBI assistant director (Ernie Hudson) to Gracie Hart (Sandra Bullock) in Miss Congenialty 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)


“Now casinos have house rules. They don’t like to lose. So, you never show that you’re counting cards. That is THE cardinal sin, Ray.”

“Counting cards is bad.”


“I like to drive slow on the driveway.”

“If you get this right, you can drive anywhere you want as slow as you want.”

— Charlie (Tom Cruise) and Raymond (Dustin Hoffman) in Rain Man (1988)


 “I’ll take the full odds on the 10, 200 on the hard way, the limit on all the numbers, 250 on the 11. Thank you very much.”

“Say, you’ve played this game before.”

“Just once.”

— 007 (Sean Connery) to Plenty O’Toole (Lana Wood) while playing craps in Diamonds Are Forever (1971)


“Yippee-yi, Yippee-yay, everyone’s headin’ for Nevada today. So, here’s an invitation from The Four Aces, invitin’ you to come onto the wide-open spaces. If you wanna have fun, in the sun, out West, here’s what we suggest: Meet Me In Las Vegas …”

— The Four Aces, singing the opening tune to Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)






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