Casablanca

A Night in Casablanca may not qualify as a Marx Brothers classic, but it's certainly the best of their latter-day comedies. "This picture is funnier than all but a handful of their earlier ones," wrote the usually cantankerous Pauline Kael, and she's right. The Big Store would have been t…






Rick:
[drawing a pistol] Get away from that phone!

Strasser:
I would advise you not to interfere.

Rick:
I was willing to shoot Captain Renault and I'm willing to shoot you.

Strasser:
[into the phone] Hello?

Rick:
Put that phone down!

Strasser:
Get me the radio tower.

Rick:
Put it down! [Strasser draws his gun; Rick fires, killing him, which is immediately followed by the arrival of the Vichy police]

Renault:
Major Strasser has been shot. [pause] Round up the usual suspects. Bolded section ranked #32 in the the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 movie quotations in American cinema.

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