You've got a nasty reputation, Mr. Gittes. I like that.

Noah Cross

Evelyn Mulwray: Hollis seems to think you're an innocent man.
Jake Gittes: Well, I've been accused of a lot of things before, Mrs. Mulwray, but never that.

But, Mrs. Mulwray, I goddamn near lost my nose. And I like it. I like breathing through it. And I still think you're hiding something.

Jake Gittes

You're a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh? You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess? Huh? No? Okay. They lose their noses.

Man with Knife

Let me explain something to you, Walsh. This business requires a certain amount of finesse.

Jake Gittes

Either you bring the water to L.A. or you bring L.A. to the water.

Noah Cross

You're dumber than you think I think you are.

Jake Gittes

Lee: What happened?
John: They caught a train.

Hi, you've just been erased.

WitSec Ops

Alright, I want his face all over this windshield.

Robert

Don't move, you're dead.

John

[to dead alligator] You're luggage!

John

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