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Cool Hand Luke Quotes

"Cool Hand Luke" is a classic film released in 1967, starring Paul Newman as Luke Jackson, a rebellious prisoner on a chain gang. Here are some memorable quotes from the movie:


1. "What we've got here is failure to communicate." - Captain, after punishing Luke for his actions.


2. "Sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand." - Luke, referring to his ability to remain calm under pressure.


3. "Get your mind right, Luke. You gotta get your mind right." - Captain, trying to break Luke's spirit during his incarceration.


4. "What we've got here is a failure to communicate." - Luke, sarcastically mimicking the Captain's words.


5. "Night in the box." - Captain, referring to solitary confinement as punishment for rule-breaking.


6. "Sometimes, nothin' can be a real cool hand." - Luke, expressing his laid-back attitude.


7. "Shaking the bush, boss." - Luke, taunting the Captain during a confrontation.


8. "Nobody can eat fifty eggs." - Dragline, challenging Luke to a bet in the prison dining hall.


9. "I can eat fifty eggs." - Luke, accepting the bet to prove his resilience.


10. "Calling it your job don't make it right, boss." - Luke, questioning the authority of the prison staff.


"Boss" is often used to refer to the prison warden in the movie.


Please note that some of these quotes might have slight variations due to different versions or interpretations of the film. "Guns and Roses" were not referenced in "Cool Hand Luke." Instead, the movie is renowned for its powerful performances and iconic lines, making it a classic in American cinema.

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