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  • Peter Brand: And Jeremy's about to find out why. Jeremy's about to realize that the ball went 60 feet over the fence. He hit a home run and didn't even realize it.


  • Billy Beane: You think you're special?
    David Justice: Well, you are paying me 8 million dollars a year, so yeah.
    Billy Beane: No, no. We aren't paying you. The Yankees are paying half of your salary. The Yankees are paying you 4 million dollars to play against them
    Billy Beane: No, no. We aren't paying you. The Yankees are paying half of your salary. The Yankees are paying you 4 million dollars to play against them.


  • Peter Brand: I think he was gonna say something else.
    Billy Beane: When you get the answer you're looking for, hang up.


  • Billy Beane: Listen, man. I've been in this game a long time. I'm not in it for a record, I'll tell you that. I'm not in it for a ring. That's when people get hurt. If we don't win the last game of the series, they'll dismiss us. I know these guys, I know the way think, and they will erase us. And everything we've done here, none of it will matter. Any other team wins the world series, good for them. They're drinking champagne, they'll get a ring. But if we win, on our budget with this team, we'll change the game. And that's what I want, I want it to mean something.


  • Billy Beane: We want you at first base, it's not that hard. Tell him Wash'
    Ron Washington: It's incredibly hard.


  • Grady Fuson: Now you need to have a little bit of faith and let us do the job of replacing Giambi
    Grady Fuson: Now you need to have a little bit of faith and let us do the job of replacing Giambi.
    Billy Beane: Is there another first baseman like Giambi?
    Scout Martinez: No, not really
    Scout Martinez: No, not really.
    Scout Artie: And if there was could we afford him
    Scout Artie: And if there was could we afford him.
    Scout Barry: Nope
    Scout Barry: Nope.
    Billy Beane: Then what the f**k are you talking about man! If we try to play like the Yankees in here, we will lose to the Yankees it there.
    Grady Fuson: Boy that sounds like some fortune cookie wisdom to me Billy
    Grady Fuson: Boy that sounds like some fortune cookie wisdom to me Billy.
    Billy Beane: No, that's just logic
    Billy Beane: No, that's just logic.
    Scout Pote: Who's Fabio?
    Scout Pote: He's the short stop, the short stop from Seattle
    Scout Pote: He's the short stop, the short stop from Seattle.


  • Billy Beane: I'm not gonna fire you Gary.
    Grady Fuson: Fuck you
    Grady Fuson: Fuck you.
    Billy Beane: Alright now I'm gonna fire you
    Billy Beane: Alright now I'm gonna fire you.


  • Billy Beane: If we play like the Yankees in here, were gonna lose to 'em out there.


  • Billy Beane: You know if this doesn't work, you're fired.
    Peter Brand: (Gives Billy a worried look)
    Peter Brand: [gives Billy a worried look]
    Billy Beane: Nah, I'm just kidding.


  • Matt Keough: Ugly girl friend means no confidence
    Matt Keough: Ugly girl friend means no confidence.


  • Scout Artie: I like Perez. He's got a classy swing, it's a real clean stroke.
    Scout Barry: He can't hit the curve ball.
    Scout Artie: Yeah, there's some work to be done, I'll admit that.
    Scout Barry: Yeah, there is.
    Scout Artie: But he's noticeable.
    Matt Keough: And an ugly girlfriend.
    Scout Barry: What does that mean?
    Matt Keough: Ugly girl friend means no confidence.


  • Billy Beane: ''When you get the answer your looking for, ya hang up''
    Billy Beane: When you get the answer your looking for, ya hang up.


  • Billy Beane: We want you at first base
    Billy Beane: We want you at first base.
    Scott Hatteberg: But, I've always played catcher
    Scott Hatteberg: But, I've always played catcher.
    Billy Beane: It's not that hard, Scott. Tell him, Wash
    Billy Beane: It's not that hard, Scott. tell him, Wash.
    Ron Washington: It's Incredibly Hard
    Ron Washington: It's Incredibly hard.


  • Billy Beane: Billy goes into room with players having fun and stops music] Is losing fun? Is losing FUN? [Players reply No] Then why you're having fun for? [Leaving the room angrily pushing a shelf]
    Billy Beane: [Billy goes into room with players having fun and stops music] Is losing fun? Is losing FUN? [players reply no] Then why you're having fun for? [leaving the room angrily pushing a shelf]


  • Billy Beane: How can you not be romantic about baseball?


  • John Henry: "The first guy through the wall always gets bloody. Always"
    John Henry: The first guy through the wall always gets bloody. Always.
    John Henry: The first one through the wall always gets bloody.


  • Art Howe: Do you agree with this?
    Peter Brand: 100% Do you want the door open or closed?
    Peter Brand: 100 percent. Do you want the door open or closed?


  • Billy Beane: Would you rather get one shot in the head or five in the chest and bleed to death?
    Peter Brand: Are those my only two options?


  • Billy Beane: I'm not paying you for the player you used to be, I'm paying you for the player you are right now


  • Peter Brand: you want me to speak?
    Peter Brand: You want me to speak?
    Billy Beane: when i point at you, ya.
    Billy Beane: When I point at you, ya.
    Peter Brand: 1092
    Peter Brand: 1092.


  • Billy Beane: I made one decision in my life based on money. And I swore I would never do it again
    Billy Beane: I made one decision in my life based on money. And I swore I would never do it again.


  • Billy Beane: Pack your bags Pete
    Peter Brand: Why?
    Billy Beane: I just bought you from the Cleveland Indians
    Billy Beane: I just bought you from the Cleveland Indians.


  • Matt Keough: And he's got an ugly girlfriend
    Scout Barry: What does that mean?
    Matt Keough: Ugly girlfriend means no confidence.


  • Billy Beane: I hate losing more than I love winning.


  • Billy Beane: If your enemies are making mistakes, don't interrupt them.
    Billy Beane: When your enemy's making mistakes, don't interrupt him.


  • Billy Beane: We want you at first base.
    Scott Hatteberg: I've only ever played catcher.
    Billy Beane: It's not that hard, Scott. Tell em', Ron.
    Billy Beane: It's not that hard, Scott. Tell him, Wash
    Billy Beane: It's incredibly hard.


  • David Justice: What is your biggest fear?
    David Justice: What's your biggest fear?
    Scott Hatteberg: A baseball being hit in my general direction...
    Scott Hatteberg: A baseball being hit in my general direction.


  • Billy Beane: How can you not be romantic about baseball?


  • Peter Brand: Your goal shouldn't be to buy players. Your goal should be to buy wins. In order buy wins, you need to buys runs.


  • Billy Beane: There are rich teams and there are poor teams. Then, there's 50 feet of crap. And then there's us.
    Billy Beane: There are rich teams, and there are poor teams. Then there's 50 feet of crap. And then there's us.


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