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Here are some memorable quotes from "Law Abiding Citizen".

If you know of any other memorable quotes, please do not hesitate to post them! Or simply if you want to share comments!

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Gerard Butler
Gerard Butler (Clyde Shelton)
How carefully should I tread? Because apparently, I just killed two people! And you are about to let me walk right out that door! How misguided are you!? I feed you a couple of bullshit legal precedents, and there you go - you jump on it like a bitch in heat!
Well that's what wrenches are for, dumbass!
I'm gonna pull the whole thing down. I'm gonna bring the whole fuckin' diseased, corrupt temple down on your head. It's gonna be biblical.

Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx (Nick Rice)
[To Shelton] As a prosecutor, I'm breaking all the rules right now, and I don't give a damn. Because I'm a father, I have a little girl. And what you did - bravo. The world is better without Darby and Ames. You're not going to see a tear shed from me, or anybody in my office. [pats him on the hand, and heads to his side of the desk] With that being said, I have a job to do.

Dialogues from "Law Abiding Citizen"

Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler)
[noting the look on his cellmate's face as he eats his steak] So I suppose if I don't share this with you, you're gonna -

[finishing his sentence] I'm gonna get the fuck up, and cock back my right hand, then I'm gonna split your whole fuckin' skull in two. How 'bout that?

[Shelton is giving Rice his confession]

Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx)
→ That was you on video killing Clarence Darby, wasn't it?

Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler)
→ Yes, that was me.

[Nick sighs in exasperation]

Clyde Shelton
→ Okay, fair enough, that was me, Clyde Shelton on the video, killing Clarence Darby.

Nick Rice
→ Not good enough, Clyde, I need specifics.

Clyde Shelton
→ I took his fingers with bolt cutters, his toes with tin snips, his balls with a hacksaw, and his penis with a box cutter. How's that for specifics'(!)

[Clyde has just been granted bail]

Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx)
→ Your honour, I would caution you not to do that!

[Clyde laughs and claps]

Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler)
→ Thank you!

Judge Burch (Annie Corley)
→ Excuse me?

Clyde Shelton
→ No, I don't think I will excuse you. [to everyone] You see, this is what I'm talkin' about. You are about to let me go - are you kidding me? This is why we're here in the first place. [everyone looks at him in surprise] You think I don't remember who you are, lady?

Judge Burch
→ I would tread carefully, Mr. Shelton.

Clyde Shelton
→ Well how carefully should I tread!? Because apparently, I just killed two people! And you are about to let me walk right out that door! How misguided are you!? I feed you a couple of bullshit legal precedents, and there you go - you jump on it like a bitch in heat! [The judge indignantly bangs her gavel repeatedly] Folks, you all hang out in the same little club!

Judge Burch
→ I'm warning you! Mr. Shelton! You will be held in contempt of this court!

Clyde Shelton
[continuing] And every day you let madmen and murderers back on the street! You're too busy treating the law like it's a fucking assembly line!

Judge Burch
→ One more time! One more time!

Clyde Shelton
→ Do you have any idea what justice is!? Whatever happened to right and wrong!?

Judge Burch
→ You are now in contempt of court! Remove this man from my court.

Clyde Shelton
→ Christ! Whatever happened to right and wrong!? Whatever happened to the people!? Whatever happened to justice!?

Judge Burch
→ Bail denied! Bail denied.

Clyde Shelton
[being led away] And I bet you take it up the fuckin' ass! Bitch! See you later, Nick.

Judge Burch
→ Bailiff...



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