When you bring two superstars together like Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts, you get great banter, as evidenced by these movie quotes from "The Mexican". To clarify, "The Mexican" isn't a person, it's a priceless antique pistol that's calledthat supposedly has an ancient curse of bad luck. Brad plays the character Jerry Welbech, who is in over his head with the mob. He has to bring the pistol back for the mob boss or lose his life. His girlfriend Samantha Barzel (played by Julia Roberts) wants Jerry to end his association with the mob or their relationship is over. Jerry chooses to live another day. She decides to go with him to get the pistol. The curse comes true when Samantha is kidnapped.
"Look, I'm not going to kill you. But I am going to have to shoot you." – Jerry. He lives by the code of the mob in this movie quote from "The Mexican." A car thief tried to steal from him so Jerry has to make an example out of the thief.
"By the grace of God or I don't know what honey you have managed to Forrest Gump your way through this. If we run now, we're going to be running the rest of our lives. " – Samantha. She displays great faith in her boyfriend here. He's not listening to her. That's what guys do.
"I need a lift in your el truck-o to the next town-o!" – Jerry. In this "The Mexican" movie quote, Jerry is trying to speak Spanish. It's more like Spanglish.
"I have to ask you a question. It's a good one so think about it. If two people love each other, but they just can't seem to get it together, when do you get to that point of enough is enough? " – Samantha. Jerry says "never," which is sweet. She's not buying it.
"You're missing the grand design here! If I don't go, I'm dead! Yeah. And it's a little hard to carry on a relationship when I'm stuffed with straw and formaldehyde." – Jerry. His dilemma is to either follow the mob's orders and get the pistol or stay with his girlfriend and end up dead. One of the best movie quotes from "The Mexican."
"You know, you're very sensitive for a cold blooded killer." – Samantha. Here she tells her kidnapper that he's really not that bad a guy. Except for the cold blooded killer part.
"What do you want me to say? I'm sorry, I can't, the old lady wants me to quit." – Jerry. After his girlfriend gives him the ultimatum to stop working for the mob, Jerry expresses to her how exactly is he to do that.
"I think that's the problem. We love each other too much." – Samantha. This is one of the reasons why she puts up with so much from Jerry. He's crazy about her.
"If you want to construe my wanting to stay alive as being selfish, well, then okay." – Jerry. It's either the pistol or death. Jerry is in self preservation mode.
"Oh, NOW! you're BLAMESHIFTING! " – Samantha. With every relationship someone who doesn't want to take accountability will shift the blame onto the other. These were the best quotes between Jerry and Samantha in the movie "The Mexican."