Get Shorty is the story of Chili Palmer, a loan shark from Miami, who makes his way out to Los Angeles. Out in LA, he's trying to make a...

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Get Shorty is the story of Chili Palmer, a loan shark from Miami, who makes his way out to Los Angeles. Out in LA, he's trying to make a movie based on his own life. He feel it will be a success if he can Get Martin Weir (Shorty) to star. Get Shorty is based off the Elmore Leonard novel of the same name.

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Ray "Bones" Barboni: Let me explain something to you. Momo is dead. Which means that everything he had now belongs to Jimmy Cap, including you. Which also means, that when I speak, I speak for Jimmy. E.g., from now on, you start showing me the proper fucking respect.
Chili Palmer: "E.g." means "for example". What I think you want to say is "I.e.".
Ray "Bones" Barboni: Bullshit! That's short for "ergo".
Chili Palmer: Ask your man.
Bodyguard: To the best of my knowledge, "e.g." means "for example".
Ray "Bones" Barboni: E.g., i.e., fuck you! The point is this: is that, When I say "jump", you say "OK", okay?

Ray "Bones" Barboni: I'm from Miami-fuckin'-Beach and you wanna show me the ocean, huh? And what about sun, does it ever shine around here, or is this smog around all the time?
Limo Driver With Sign: They say the smog is the reason we have such beautiful sunsets.
Ray "Bones" Barboni: That's what they say, huh? What a bunch of fuckin bullshit.

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