The Way of the Gun

Synopsis: Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Production: Artisan Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
119 min

Hey. Yeah, you. Get up.

What are you, retarded?

Get off the f***ing car!

Hey, dickless, get off

the f***ing car!

Hey, fucksuck, get your slippery

f***ing ass off the car!

Listen to me! Get off the f***ing

car with your f***ing ass!

Shut that c*nt 's mouth, or I'll

come over and f***-start her head!

Do something. Go.

You're gonna wish you never

got up this morning, a**hole...

because my boyfriend's gonna

f*** you up. And then after that...

while he's f***ing up your gay

uncle, I'll cut off your cock...

and mail it to your mother,

your f***ing f*ggot b*tch!

Gaylord f***ing b*tch! How do you

like that? A lot? F***ing f*ggot!

You like to ass-f***?

Want a f***ing head-f***?

You like to f*** baby heads?

You like to f*** boys?

He'll f*** you in the ass! He's not

even gay, but he'll do it just....

Honey. Honey.

She's got a big mouth, but she's not

kidding. I'm gonna whip you silly.

You want to do the man-dance?

First dance's yours.

Why would you pick a fight

with them? Why?! Look at me!

-Look at my f***ing face!

-You're more beautiful than ever!

I'll call myself Mr. Parker.

My associate will be Mr. Longbaugh.

There is a natural order,

the way things are meant to be.

The order says the good guys always

win,you die when it's your time...

or you have it coming,

and the ending is always happy...

if only for someone else.

Our path had been chosen and we

had nothing to offer the world...

our options narrowing down

to petty crime or minimum wage.

So we stepped off the path...

and went looking for the fortune

that we knew was looking for us.

Once off the path,you do what

you can to eat, to keep moving.

You don't blow your chance with

nickel-and-dime. No comforts.

Need is the ultimate monkey.

A pint of your blood can fetch you

50 bucks. A shot of cum,3 grand.

You keep your life simple,

and you can literally self-sustain.

-What qualifies you as a donor?

-I'd say I'm a fairly intelligent...

good-looking man,

physically fit, stable.

Thank you, mister.


-Can I ask you something?


Are you a f*ggot? See, you asked me

if I was heterosexual.

I asked you the same, only I was

clear about the answer I wanted.

-I asked if you were heterosexual.

-I've never killed a man.

-I beg your pardon?

-I said I've never killed a man.

-I didn't ask you if you had.

-You asked why I was qualified.

I wonder why that strikes you

as important for semen donation.

It 's a big f***ing.... Excuse me,

a very important qualification.

-No one's ever said that before.

-Have you ever asked?


-You should.

Take Los Angeles, okay? If I say

that Los Angeles has become...

a Mecca for homosexual migration,

I'm right. But look at what I said.

I make it sound like faggots are

miscreants who need to move around.

I'm also likening them to Muslims,

or Muslims to them.

-"LA's full of faggots" is honest.

-Why is that a big deal?

-Nobody brings up necrophilia!

-Of course they don't. It 's sick.

-You brought it up. I didn't ask.

-You should.

"F*ggot." Just say it.

-I can't say that.

-Funny. If I grab a woman's ass...

and she punches me,

she's fighting for her rights.

But if a f*ggot grabs my ass and

I punch him, I'm a homophobe.

-Let 's just move on.

-Are... you... a f*ggot?

Any trace of mental

illness in the family?

It 's not what you say anymore,

is it? It 's all in how you say it.

Yeah, can you hold on just a sec?

Where were we?

Okay, listen.

Let 's pretend you don't smoke and

and overlook the coke breakfasts.

Let 's imagine you get your life

together and get up before noon.

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Christopher McQuarrie

Christopher McQuarrie (1968) is an American screenwriter, director and producer. A regular collaborator of director Bryan Singer, he co-wrote the screenplay of Singer's Public Access, wrote the screenplay for The Usual Suspects, co-wrote and produced Valkyrie and co-wrote Jack the Giant Slayer and Edge of Tomorrow. more…

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