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GoodFellas Quotes

  • Billy Batts: Now Go Home & Get Your Fuckin' Shinebox!


  • James Conway: Never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.
    James Conway: Never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.


  • Henry Hill: As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.


  • Tommy DeVito: What do you mean funny? Like a clown? Do I amuse you?! Huh??!!
    Tommy DeVito: What do you mean funny? Like a clown? Do I amuse you? Huh?


  • Henry Hill: Anything I wanted was a phone call away.


  • James Conway: It's gonna be a good summer!


  • Henry Hill: For a second I thought I was dead, but when I heard all the noise I knew they were cops. Only cops talked that way. If they had been wiseguys, I wouldn't have heard a thing. I would have been dead.


  • Tommy DeVito: Ping! Pow! Boom! Bing!


  • Billy Batts: This kid was great. They used to call him Spitshine Tommy, I swear to God! Now he'd make your shoes look like fuckin' mirrors, 'scuse my language. He was terrific, he was the best. He made a lot of money too, ah salud, Tommy.


  • Henry Hill: To me, it meant being somebody in a neighborhood full of nobodies.


  • Karen Hill: I know there are women, like my best friends, who would have gotten out of there the minute their boyfriends gave them a gun to hide. But I didn't. I gotta admit the truth, it turned me on.


  • Karen Hill: One night, Bobby Vinton sent us champagne. There was nothing like it. I didn't think there was anything strange in any of this. You know, a twenty-year-old kid with such connections. He was an exciting guy. He was really nice. he introduced me to everybody. Everybody wanted to be nice to him. And he knew how to handle it.


  • Henry Hill: One day some of the kids from the neighborhood carried my mother's groceries all the way home. You know why? It was outta respect.


  • Tommy DeVito: Don't give me that fucking Tommy shit. What the fuck I asked you for, Henry? I asked you for a favor. I do a lot of fucking favors for you, don't I? I'm trying to bang this fucking broad, you wanna help me out!


  • James Conway: [Knocks on the car window of two cops following him. They cops have fallen asleep] Come on fuckos, let's go for a ride.
    James Conway: Come on fuckos, let's go for a ride.


  • Tommy DeVito: Hey, Henry, Henry, hurry up, will ya? My mother's gonna make some fried peppers and sausage for us.
    James Conway: Oh, hey, Henry, Henry! Here's an arm!
    Henry Hill: Very funny, guys.
    James Conway: Here's a leg!
    Tommy DeVito: Here's a wing! Hey, what do you like, the leg or the wing, Henry? Or ya still go for the old hearts and lungs?


  • Paul Cicero: Just stay away from that garbage.


  • Henry Hill: As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.


  • Tommy DeVito: What the fuck are you doing? You're hanging around my fuckin' neck like a vulture, like impending danger.


  • Henry Hill: Whenever we needed money, we'd rob the airport. To us, it was better than Citibank.


  • Billy Batts: I'm only kidding with you, we're having a party, I just came home and I haven't seen you in a long time and I'm breaking your balls, and you're getting fucking fresh. I'm sorry, I didn't mean to offend you.
    Tommy DeVito: I'm sorry too. It's okay. No problem.
    Billy Batts: Okay, salud.
    Billy Batts: Now go home and get your fuckin' shinebox.
    Tommy DeVito: Mother fuckin' mutt! You, you fucking piece of shit!


  • Tommy DeVito: You mean, let me understand this cause, ya know maybe it's me, I'm a little fucked up maybe, but I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I'm here to fuckin' amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?


  • Bobby Vinton: Roses are red, my love...fa la la la la....


  • James Conway: You might know who we are.......we KNOW who you are understand?
    James Conway: You might know who we are... we KNOW who you are. Understand?
    James Conway: You might know who we are, but we know who you are, you understand?


  • Stacks Edwards: In this day and age, what the fuck is this world coming to? I can't believe this. A Jew broad, prejudiced against Italians
    Stacks Edwards: In this day and age, what the fuck is this world coming to? I can't believe this. A Jew broad, prejudiced against Italians.
    Tommy DeVito: In this day and age, what the fuck is this world coming to? I can't believe this. A Jew broad, prejudiced against Italians.


  • James Conway: I'm not mad, I'm proud of you. You took your first pinch like a man, and learned the two greatest things in life. Look at me. Never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut
    James Conway: I'm not mad, I'm proud of you. You took your first pinch like a man, and learned the two greatest things in life. Look at me. Never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.


  • Henry Hill: To me being a gangster was better than being president of the United States.


  • Tommy DeVito: All right so he got shot in the foot, what is it a big fuckin' deal?


  • Henry Hill: As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster
    Henry Hill: As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.


  • James Conway: I'm not mad, I'm proud of you. You took your first pinch like a man and you learn two great things in your life. Look at me, never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.


  • Henry Hill: I swear on my fucking mother, if you ever come near her again you're dead!!
    Henry Hill: I swear on my fucking mother, if you ever come near her again you're dead!


  • Tommy DeVito: Funny? Funny how? How am I funny?


  • Henry Hill: As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster.


  • Tommy DeVito: You'd be late to your own FUCKING funeral.


  • Tommy DeVito: You mean, let me understand this cause, ya know maybe it's me, I'm a little fucked up maybe, but I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I'm here to fuckin' amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?


  • Billy Batts: Now go home and get your fuckin' shine box
    Billy Batts: Now go home and get your fuckin' shine box.
    Tommy DeVito: Mother fuckin' mutt! You, you fucking piece of shit!


  • Tommy DeVito: Sure, mom, I settle down with a nice girl every night, then I'm free the next morning.


  • James Conway: Yeah? You should be sorry. Don't fuckin do it again and give me the money. Give me the fuckin money, You hear me? You hear me, I gotta come here and you bust my balls? Give me the fuckin money.
    Spider: [hesitating] Why don't you go fuck yourself, Tommy?
    James Conway: Attaboy! I got respect for this kid. He's got a lot of fucking balls. Good for you! Don't take no shit off nobody.
    James Conway: What's the fuckin' matter with you? What - what is the fuckin' matter with you? What are you, stupid or what? Tommy, Tommy, I'm kidding with you. What the fuck are you doin'? What are you, a fuckin' sick maniac?
    Tommy DeVito: Good shot. What do you want from me? Good shot. Fuckin' rat anyway. His family's all rats. He'll grow up to be a rat.
    Tommy DeVito: Who the fuck cares? I'll dig the fuckin' hole. I don't give a fuck. What is it, the first hole I dug? Not the first time I dug a hole. I'll fuckin' dig a hole. Where are the shovels?
    Frankie Carbone: Eh, I been playin' that numba for three years
    Frankie Carbone: Eh, I been playin' that numba for three years.


  • Henry Hill: As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.


  • Tommy DeVito: what'd like Henry, the wing or the thigh?
    Tommy DeVito: What'd like Henry, the wing or the thigh?


  • Henry Hill: don't yeah, yeah me you little hick.
    Henry Hill: Don't yeah, yeah me you little hick.


  • Tommy DeVito: [Tommy mocks at Spider] Oklahoma kid. That's me. I'm the Oklahoma kid. You fuckin' varmint! Dance. Dance. YAHOO, YA MOTHERFUCKER! [shoots Spider in the foot]


  • Tommy DeVito: He said, "No, you're gonna tell me something today, tough guy." I said, "All right, I'll tell you something: go fuck your mother."
    Tommy DeVito: He said, 'No, you're gonna tell me something today, tough guy.' I said, 'All right, I'll tell you something: go fuck your mother.'


  • Tommy DeVito: You know Spider, you're a fuckin' mumbling stuttering little fuck. You know that?


  • Tommy DeVito: Sure, mom, I settle down with a nice girl every night, then I'm free the next morning.


  • Henry Hill: You know, we always called each other goodfellas. Like you'd say to somebody: You're gonna like this guy, he's all right. He's a goodfella. He's one of us. You understand?


  • Jimmy Two Times: I'm gonna go get the papers, get the papers.


  • Billy Batts: Go home and get your shinebox!


  • Tommy DeVito: Funny? Funny how? How am I funny?


  • James Conway: To me, Become Gangster is better than Being President of United State
    James Conway: [voice over] To me being a gangster was better than being president of the United States.
    Henry Hill: [voice over] To me being a gangster was better than being president of the United States.


  • Henry Hill: Then there was Moe Black's brother, Fat Andy.


  • Spider: You said "I'm alright, Spider."
    Spider: No, I thought you said 'I'm alright, Spider'.


  • Henry Hill: We called each other ,"Goodfellas".
    Henry Hill: We called each other,'Goodfellas'.


  • Billy Batts: Why don't you go get your shine box?
    Tommy DeVito: MOTHER FUCKER!!
    Tommy DeVito: [everyone laughs] Ya motherfucker!


  • Paul Cicero: You wasted 8 aprons on that guy.
    Paul Cicero: You wasted eight fuckin' aprons on that guy.


  • Tommy DeVito: I'm the Oklahoma kid!


  • Henry Hill: Your murderers come with smiles
    Henry Hill: See, your murderers come with smiles...


  • Tommy DeVito: You mean, let me understand this cause, ya know maybe it's me, I'm a little fucked up maybe, but I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I'm here to fuckin' amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?
    Henry Hill: Just... you know, how you tell the story, what?
    Henry Hill: Just... you know, how you tell the story, what?
    Tommy DeVito: No, no, I don't know, you said it. How do I know? You said I'm funny. How the fuck am I funny, what the fuck is so funny about me? Tell me, tell me what's funny!
    Tommy DeVito: No, no, I don't know, you said it. How do I know? You said I'm funny. How the fuck am I funny, what the fuck is so funny about me? Tell me, tell me what's funny!
    Henry Hill: Get the fuck outta here, Tommy!
    Tommy DeVito: Ya motherfucker! I almost had him, I almost had him. Ya stuttering prick ya. Frankie, was he shaking? I wonder about you sometimes, Henry. You may fold under questioning.


  • Tommy DeVito: You mean, let me understand this cause, ya know maybe it's me, I'm a little fucked up maybe, but I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I'm here to fuckin' amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?


  • James Conway: What's the fuckin' matter with you? What - what is the fuckin' matter with you? What are you, stupid or what? Tommy, Tommy, I'm kidding with you. What the fuck are you doin'? What are you, a fuckin' sick maniac?
    Tommy DeVito: How am I meant to know you're kidding? What you mean, you're kidding? You breaking my fuckin' balls?
    James Conway: I'm fuckin' kidding with you! You fuckin' shoot the guy?
    Henry Hill: He's dead.
    Tommy DeVito: Good shot. What do you want from me? Good shot. Fuckin' rat anyway. His family's all rats. He'll grow up to be a rat.
    James Conway: You stupid bastard, I can't fuckin' believe you. Now, you're gonna dig the fuckin' thing now. You're gonna dig the hole. You're gonna do it. I got no fuckin' lime. You're gonna do it.
    Tommy DeVito: Who the fuck cares? I'll dig the fuckin' hole. I don't give a fuck. What is it, the first hole I dug? Not the first time I dug a hole. I'll fuckin' dig a hole. Where are the shovels?


  • Tommy DeVito: Hey spider that fucking bandage on your foot is bigger than your fucking head.
    Tommy DeVito: Hey, Spider, that fuckin' bandage on your foot is bigger than your fuckin' head.


  • Henry Hill: "Right after I got here I ordered some spaghetti with marinara sauce and got egg noodles with ketchup. I'm an average nobody. I get to live the rest of my life like a schnook."
    Henry Hill: Right after I got here I ordered some spaghetti with marinara sauce and got egg noodles with ketchup. I'm an average nobody. I get to live the rest of my life like a schnook.


  • Henry Hill: "As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster."


  • Stacks Edwards: this drink is better than sex baby


  • Billy Batts: Now Go Home and Get Your Fucking Shinebox!


  • Tommy DeVito: You think I'm funny? Like I'm a Clown? I amuse you?


  • Tommy DeVito: You know Spider, you're a fuckin' mumbling stuttering little fuck. You know that?


  • Tommy DeVito: Sure, mom, I settle down with a nice girl every night, then I'm free the next morning.


  • Stacks Edwards: " We always called each other Goodfellas."
    Stacks Edwards: We always called each other Goodfellas.


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