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'Fargo', for its excellence, made a place in history and is listed in the 100 greatest American films by The American Film Institute.
The film 'Fargo' is about a crime brought to light by seven-month pregnant police chief Marge Gunderson, investigating a triple kill. An exceptional storyline and performances won the movie, top awards.
The film was released in 1996 and starred Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, and Peter Stormare. It was produced and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. 'Fargo' is a black comedy thriller, and its unique ability to blend the story's events into each quote is unique and has a meaning for mindscape.
Famous 'Fargo' Movie Quotes
Check out our collections of some interesting quotes from the epic movie 'Fargo', where Joel Coen and Ethan Coen elegantly portrayed the characters.
1. "We're not just going to give you $750,000! We're not a bank, Jerry."
2. "Officer Olson: Found somethin' there, Chief?
Marge Gunderson: No, I just think I'm gonna barf!"
3. "You'll take care of it? You're a smooth smoothie, ya know?"
4."I got your damn money. Now, where's my daughter?"
5. "There's a minimum charge of four dollars; long-term parking charges by the day."
- Airport Lot Attendant.
6."No! The truck's yours. We split the Ciera."
7."What'd this guy look like, anyway?"
8. "Oh, he was a little guy... Kinda funny lookin'."
9. "One of us pays the other for half. If you want the car, you have to give me your half of the money."
10."But you're sayin'... what are ya sayin'?"
11."Uh, she started shrieking, y'know. She wouldn't stop..."
Jerry Lundegaard Quotes
The movie starts with Jerry Lundergaard strapped for cash and plans to kidnap his wife to get money from his father-in-law. Here we have listed some quotes by Jerry Lundergaard from the movie for your pleasure.
12."I'm, uh, Jerry Lundegaard."
13."I'm in a bit of trouble..."
14."Well, heck, if you wanna, if you wanna play games here! I'm workin' with ya on this thing, but I... Okay, I'll do a damned lot count!"
15."I'm sure sorry. Shep told me 8:30. It was a mix-up, I guess."
16."I'm cooepratin'... Darn tootin'!"
17."What the heck are ya talking about? Let's just finish this deal up here."
18."See these are personal matters."
19."Oh, for Christ's sake here!"
20."Well, we've never done this before. But seeing as it's special circumstances and all, he says I can knock a hundred dollars off that Trucoat."
21."What the heck are ya talking about? What do you fellas have yourself mixed up in?"
22."Ma'am, I answered your question!"
23."Yeah, I got the money, but... uh."
Marge Gunderson Quotes
The movie 'Fargo' is based upon real incidents that took place in Minnesota around 1987. Marge Gunderson, a lead character, was portrayed well by Frances McDormand. The character won Frances McDormand an Oscar for her performance.
24."And it's a beautiful day..."
25."Sir, you have no call to get snippy with me! I'm just doing my job here."
26."Thanks a bunch. So, what's the deal? Gary says triple homicide."
27."Mind if I sit down? I'm carrying quite a load here."
28."Say, Lou, did you hear the one about the guy who couldn't afford personalized plates, so he went and changed his name to J3L2404?"
29."There's more to life than a little money, you know. Don'tcha know that?"
- Marge Gunderson.
30."Prowler needs a jump."
31."And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper?"
32."I'm not sure I agree with you a hundred percent on your police work there, Lou."
33."Yeah, easy there, you do too! I'm expecting, ya know."
34."So, Mike, should we get together another time?"
35."Oh my. Where? Yeah? Aw geez. Okay, there in a jif. Real good, then."
Mike Yanagita Quotes
During the investigation, Marge Gunderson reunites with her high school friend Mike Yanagita who tries to trick her but Marge overcomes this. Some interesting quotes from Mike are listed below.
36."I liked you so much! You're such a super lady!"
37."So, uh, you married old Norm son-of-a-Gunderson?"
38."Do you mind if I sit over here?"
39."I'm sorry, I... I shouldn't have done this. I shouldn't have done this, I shouldn't have... I thought we'd have a really terrific time."
40."Yah, well, I, uh--it's not that it didn't work out. Linda had leukemia. She passed away."
41."Yeah, if you're an engineer, yeah, you could do a lot worse. Of course, it's not, uh, it's nothin' like your achievement."
42."And, oh, then I saw you on the news and I remembered. I always liked you."
Carl Showalter Quotes
Along with Gaear Grimsrud, Carl Showalter is employed by Jerry to kidnap his wife. Listed below are some quotes from Carl Showalter.
43."Would it kill you to say something?"
44."It's proven that second-hand smoke is carcin... you know, cancer related."
45."Jesus, that's more than I've heard you say all week."
46."You ever been to Minneapolis?"
47."Blood has been shed, Jerry. We need more..."
48."Is it, Jerry? Why don't you ask those three poor souls in Brainerd if a deal's a deal? Go ahead, ask them!"
49."No. That's the first thing you've said in the last four hours. That's, a fountain of conversation there, buddy. That's a geyser."
50."Circumstances have changed, Jerry."
51."Three people, in Brainerd... are dead."
52. "Oh... right. She's alright, but there's a few people in Brainerd who aren't so okay, I'll tell you that."
53."We've been sitting here an hour. He's peed three times already."
54."That's right, we need more money."
'Fargo' TV Quotes
Adapted from the big-screen crime fiction, 'Fargo' a television series was written by Noah Hawley and directed by Adam Bernstein. Each series follows different crime stories dealing with different characters every season. Check on some of the best quotes from the television series.
55. What if you're right, and they're wrong?"
-S1.Ep1: 'The Crocodile's Dilemma.'
56."Kill or be killed."
-Stavros Milos, S1.Ep4: 'Eating the Blame.'
57."Only a fool thinks he can solve the world's problems."
-Ari Ziskind, S1.Ep5: 'The Six Ungraspables.'
58."Heck of a lot of bullets for a fender bender."
-Molly Solverson, S1.Ep6: 'Buridan's Ass.'
59."Let's just say there's a lot of blood."
-Lester Nygaard, S1.Ep7: 'Who Shaves the Barber?'
'Fargo' Season 2 Quotes
During Season 2, Lou Solverson investigates the mystery of Rye Gerhardt. During the investigation, he comes across Mike Milligan and the Kitchen brothers, searching for clues. The quotes below will take you down memory lane of the series.
60. "But it's the way you're unfriendly. How you're so polite about it. Like you're doin' me a favor."
-Mike Milligan, S2.Ep3: 'The Myth of Sisyphus.'
61."A deal is always better than war."
-Floyd Gerhardt, S2.Ep4: 'Fear and Trembling.'
62."If you want me to take you seriously, you have to be a serious person."
-Mike Milligan, S2.Ep5: 'The Gift of the Magi.'
63."The past can no more become the future than the future can become the past."
-Mike Milligan, S2.Ep7: 'Did You Do This? No, You Did It!'
64."Are you familiar with the phrase 'manifest destiny'?"
-Mike Milligan, S2.Ep7: 'Did you do this? No, you did it!'
A Few More 'Fargo' Quotes
All four seasons were entertaining with their original and unique storylines. The entire cast making fantastic delivery won the hearts of critics. Here we bring some more quotes from season 3 and season 4 for you to peruse.
65."Things of consequence rarely happen by accident."
-V.M. Varga, S3.Ep6: 'The Lord of No Mercy.'
66."One's eyes can be deceived. We see what we believe, not the other way around."
-V.M. Varga, S3.Ep10: 'Somebody to Love.'
67."Money is a blessing and a curse."
-Ruby Goldfarb, S3.Ep7: 'The Law of Inevitability.'
68."You can't win this game, you do realize that?"
-V.M. Varga, S3.Ep9: 'Aporia.'
69."Nobody is dumb and smart at the same time."
-Loy Cannon, S4.Ep4: 'The Pretend War.'
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