Favorite Nightcrawler Quotes
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
I would never ask you to do anything, that I would not do myself.Lou Bloom
My motto is, 'if you want to win the lottery, you have to make the money to buy a ticket.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
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.
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.
Lou Bloom: Will this be on television?
Joe Loder: Morning news, if it bleeds it leads
Lou Bloom: Are you currently hiring?
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.
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
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.