Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American prison drama film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, starring Paul Newman and featuring George Kennedy in an Oscar-winning performance. Newman stars in the title role as Luke, a prisoner in a Florida prison camp who refuses to submit to the system.
Cast and Crew
Luke responding to "just doing my job" comment when Boss is putting him in solitary because the prison Captain thinks he may try to escape to attend his mother's funeral
Luke: Nah—calling it your job don't make it right, Boss.
Responding to Captain after being fitted with chains
Luke: Wish you'd stop bein' so good to me, cap'n.
Response to Dragline who tries to justify why a new prisoner has to spend a night in solitary
Luke: Yeah, them poor old bosses need all the help they can get.
Criticizes the Obama administration's decision to install "full body" scanners in airports or alternatively invasive "pat-downs"
Cool Hand Luke (1967) trailer, 1967
Includes scene and several repetitions of the famous line (number 11 in AFI 100 Movie Quotes): "What we've got here is failure to communicate"
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