25 'In Bruges' Quotes from the Hit Crime Dramedy with Colin Farrell
Step into the cobbled streets of the picturesque city of Bruges, where dark humor meets gripping crime in the acclaimed film "In Bruges." With Colin Farrell at the helm, this crime dramedy takes audiences on a thrilling ride through the misadventures of two hitmen
In the picturesque Belgian city of Bruges, a dark and comedic tale unfolds in the crime dramedy film "In Bruges.". The movie follows the misadventures of two hitmen, Ray and Ken, who find themselves in an unexpected predicament after a job goes awry. As they await further instructions from their ruthless boss Harry Waters, the city's charming medieval architecture serves as a backdrop for their moral dilemmas and soul-searching.
Ray is a brash and impulsive hitman who becomes burdened with guilt after a job leads to an unintended tragedy. In contrast, Ken is a more seasoned and level-headed hitman.
Let's explore these No 1 "In Bruges" quotes that highlight the witty banter, existential reflections, and the characters' unique perspectives on their extraordinary circumstances.
Ray with his quote: “I didn't even know where Bruges...was.” | Source: Youtube.com/FocusFeatures
'In Bruges' Famous Quotes from Ray
“So, Harry Waters wants me dead.” ─ Ray
"Lots of [expletives] have offed themselves. I hope yours doesn't..." ─ Ray
“A great day this has turned out to be.” ─ Ray
"Maybe that's what hell is, the entire rest of eternity spent in… Bruges." ─ Ray
“That’s For John Lennon, You Yankee[...]!” ─ Ray
Ken with his quote: "We shall strike a balance between culture and fun." | Source: Youtube.com/FocusFeatures
“Ken, I grew up in Dublin. I love Dublin. If I'd grown up on a farm and was [expletive], Bruges might impress me. But I didn't, so it doesn't!" ─ Ray
“I didn't even know where Bruges...was.” ─ Ray
"Why didn't you wave hello to me today when I waved hello to you today?” ─ Ray
“I really, really hoped I wouldn’t die.” ─ Ray
‘In Bruges’ Memorable Quotes from Ken
“Just try not to say anything too loud orcrass.” ─ Ken
“Ray, you're about the worst tourist in the whole world!” ─ Ken
Ray, with his quote: "The view of what? The view of down here? I can see that down here.” | Source: Youtube.com/FocusFeatures
“I know I’m awake, but it feels like I’m in a dream.” ─ Ken
"We shall strike a balance between culture and fun." ─ Ken
“Could we reserve judgement on Bruges until we’ve seen the...place?” ─ Ken
‘In Bruges’ Quotes from Iconic Movie Moments
"Ken: You coming up?
Ray: What's up there?
Ken: Well, the view.
Ray: The view of what? The view of down here? I can see that down here.” ─ "In Bruges"
"Harry: Not only have you let the kid get away and failed to kill the kid; you have also prevented the kid from killin' himself, which would have solved all my problems, it would have solved all your problems, and it probably would have solved all of his problems!
Ken: It wouldn't have solved his problems, Harry." ─ "In Bruges"
Marie, with her quote: "Why don't you both put your guns down and go home?" | Source: Youtube.com/FocusFeatures
"Overweight Man: Been to the top of the tower?
Ray: Yeah, it's rubbish.
Overweight Man: The guidebook says it's a must-see.
Ray: Buddy, you're not going up there.
Overweight Man: Why is that?
Ray: I'm not being funny; it's all windy stairs...
Overweight Man: What are you trying to say?
Ray: What am I trying to say? You's a bunch of… elephants." ─ "In Bruges"
"Ken: You from the States?
Jimmy: Yeah. But don't hold it against me.” ─ "In Bruges"
"Harry: Insult my [expletive] kids? That's going overboard, mate!
Ken: I retracted it, didn't I?" ─ "In Bruges"
"Marie: Why don't you both put your guns down and go home?
Harry: Don't be stupid! This is the shootout." ─ "In Bruges"
"I mean, basically, if you're robbing a man, and you're only carrying blanks, and you allow your gun to be taken off you, and you allow yourself to be shot...with a blank, for which I assume the person has to get quite close to you, yeah, really it's all your fault..." ─ Harry
"Priest: Why did you murder someone, Raymond?
Ray: For money, father.
Priest: For money? You murdered someone for money?
Ray: Yes, father. Not out of anger. Not out of nothing. For money.
Priest: Who did you murder for money, Raymond?
Ray: You, father.
Priest: I'm sorry?
Ray: I said you, father. What are you, deaf? [Raises pistol.] Harry Waters says hello." ─"In Bruges"
The Priest with his quote: “For money? You murdered someone for money?” | Source: Youtube.com/FocusFeatures
"Ray: They're filming midgets!
Ken: C'mon, let's go back to the room.
Ray: "…Ken, they're filming midgets." ─ "In Bruges"
"Ken: Technically, your bare hands can kill someone as well. I mean, what if he knew karate?
Ray: I thought you said he was a lollipop man.
Ken: He was a lollipop man.
Ray: What's a lollipop man doing knowing ... karate?
Ken: I'm just saying.
Ray: How old was he?
Ken: About fifty.
Ray: Why would a fifty-year-old lollipop man know...karate! What was he, a Chinese lollipop man?
Ray: Well, then." ─ "In Bruges"
"Ken: Your girlfriend's very pretty.
Jimmy: She's ain't my girlfriend.” ─ "In Bruges"
Ray, with his quote: “What's a lollipop man doing knowing ... karate?” | Source: Youtube.com/FocusFeatures
Colin Farrell plays the central character Ray in "In Bruges," while Brendan Gleeson portrays Ken, and Ralph Fiennes, plays the menacing boss Harry Waters. Each of these actors contributes their talent and charisma to make "In Bruges" an outstanding cinematic gem.
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