The Candidate (1972) Poster


Robert Redford: Bill McKay



  • [last lines] 

    Bill McKay : What do we do now?

  • Bill McKay : So vote once, vote tuh-wice, for Bill McKay... you middle-class honkies.

  • Reporter : [Jarmon's helicopter lands]  You know who that is, don't you?

    Bill McKay : Yeah. Smokey the Bear.

  • Lucas : You're the Democratic nominee!

    Bill McKay : You make it sound like a death sentence.

  • Floyd J. Starkey : I think you'll find we have a lot in common.

    Bill McKay : I don't think we have shit in common.

  • Bill McKay : [with his team after giving one speech too many]  Can't any longer play off black against old - young against poor. This country cannot house its houseless - feed its foodless.

    [and he begins making gaga noises] 

  • Bill McKay : Did you really run your own campaigns?

    John J. McKay : Why, shit yes, what do you take me for?

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