Check out these Nightcrawler quotes and witness Jake Gyllenhaal as you've never seen him before.
My motto is, 'if you want to win the lottery, you have to make the money to buy a ticket.Lou Bloom
I would never ask you to do anything, that I would not do myself.Lou Bloom
Nina: Do you want to become a reporter?
Lou Bloom: No, I want to be the guy that owns the station, that owns the cameras. The true price of success if what somebody's willing to pay for it.
I want what you promised me. I want something people can't turn away from.Nina
Detective Fronteiri: I'm Detective Fronteiri. I think you withheld information.
Lou Bloom: That would be a very unprofessional thing for me to do.
Detective Fronteiri: That would be murder.
Nina: We find our viewers are more interested in urban crime creeping into the suburbs. What that means is a victim, or victims, preferably well off and white, injured at the hands of the poor or minority.
Lou Bloom: Just crime?
Nina: No, accidents play, cars, busses, trains, planes, fires
Lou Bloom: But bloody
Nina: Well, graphic, the best and clearest way that I can phrase it to you, Lou, to capture the spirit of what we air is think of our newscast as a screaming woman, running down the street with her throat cut.
Lou Bloom: I understand.
Rick: You've gotta call the cops.
Lou Bloom: And we will, at the right time. We're going to find the person that drove that car.
Lou Bloom: I'm starting a TV news business. I film breaking stories. Maybe you saw my item this morning, a fatal car jacking.
Rick: No, I mean, I don't have a TV.
Lou Bloom: Do you have a cell phone?
Lou Bloom: Does it have GPS?
Lou Bloom: Congratulations, you're hired.
Lou Bloom: Will this be on television?
Joe Loder: Morning news, if it bleeds it leads
Lou Bloom: Are you currently hiring?
I'm looking for a job. In fact, I've made up my mind to find a career that I can learn and grow into. Who am I? I'm a hard worker. I set high goals and I've been told that I'm persistent. And I'm thinking, television news might just be something that I love as well as something I happen to be good at. Now I know that today's work culture no longer caters to the job loyalty that could be promised to earlier generations. But I believe that good things come to those who work their asses off and that good people who reach the top of the mountain, didn't just fall there.Lou Bloom
What if my problem wasn't that I don't understand people but that I don't like them? What if I was the kind of person who was obliged to hurt you for this? I mean physically. I think you'd have to believe afterward, if you could, that agreeing to participate and then backing out at the critical moment was a mistake. Because that's what I'm telling you, as clearly as I can.Lou Bloom