Detective Richie Roberts: My investigation indicates that Frank Lucas is above the Mafia. District Attorney: Who does he work for? Which family? Detective Richie Roberts: He's not Italian, he's black. District Attorney: No black man has accomplished what the American Mafia hasn't in a hundred years!
Frank Lucas: They tried to kill my Wife! Frank Lucas: Who are they?... Huh?... Maybe it was one of your people? Dominic Cattano: I don't know yet. Frank Lucas: You don't know. Dominic Cattano: No. Frank Lucas: You don't know. Frank Lucas: I tell you what I know maybe I should just uh, put five hundred guns out there on the street and just start shooting up some people just to make a point.