Who said you were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off?
The winner is one of cinema’s most oft-quoted lines. Edging ahead of Clark Gable’s closing words in Gone with the Wind is Michael Caine’s famous rant from the cult 1969 caper The Italian Job: “You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off.”
What is the famous line from The Italian Job?
Quotes. Charlie Croker : You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off! Charlie Croker : Hang on a minute lads, I’ve got a great idea.
Who plays Charlie Croker?
Legacy. Since 2000, there have been two remakes of the film. The first was released in 2003 and also called The Italian Job, set in Los Angeles and starring Mark Wahlberg as Charlie Croker.
What does it mean to blow the doors off?
blow the doors off (something) To be much better or more impressive than something else. I think I have to take this job. I mean, their salary offer just blows the doors off all the others I’ve gotten. See also: blow, door, off.
What dies fine mean in The Italian Job?
FINE stands for Freaked Out Insecure Neurotic and Emotional (Italian Job movie)
What was Michael Caine’s great idea?
“Hang on lads, I’ve got a great idea,” says Sir Michael’s character, Charlie Croker… and then the credits roll. The star says he would have saved them by “switching on the engine”, burning off petrol until it righted itself.
What does blow your back doors off mean?
tv. to defeat someone; to surpass someone. (As if someone were going by another vehicle on the highway at such a high speed that the doors would be blown off in passing.) We’re gonna really blow your doors off in the next game.
What zone is the Cockney accent?
Cockney, dialect of the English language traditionally spoken by working-class Londoners. Cockney is also often used to refer to anyone from London—in particular, from its East End.
Where does the term cliffhanger come from?
The term “cliffhanger” is considered to have originated with the serialised version of Thomas Hardy’s A Pair of Blue Eyes (which was published in Tinsley’s Magazine between September 1872 and July 1873) in which Henry Knight, one of the protagonists, is left hanging off a cliff.