Down by Law (1986)
Roberto Benigni: Roberto
Roberto : I scream-a. You scream-a. We all scream-a. For ice cream-a.
Roberto : [looking through his book of English phrases] If looks can kill, I am a-dead now.
Roberto : Very strange mother, my mother.
Roberto : And now i have falled in love, at last. I have finded my new home. She has asked to me if I stay here, to live together with her forever and ever. Like in a book for children.
Roberto : Not enough room to swing a cat... Cat. The animal.
Roberto : It is a sad and beautiful world!
Zack : Yeah, it's a sad and beautiful world, pal. Eh, buzz off.
Roberto : Ah, thank you! Buzz off-a to you, too.
Zack : Buzz off!
Roberto : Ah, buzz off. Buzz off? Buzz off? It's - it's a sad and beautiful world. Buzz off.
[writes it down in a pocket notebook]
Roberto : Buzz - off. Good evening, buzz off to everybody. Oh, thank you. Buzz off to you too. Oh, it's a pleasure. Thank you.
Zack : [takes a swig of beer, starts singing] O-we, now, now, it's a sad and beautiful world, It's a sad and beautiful world, It's a sad and beautiful world, It's a sad and beautiful world...
Roberto : My father, no. He's very strong, but with the rabbit he is afraid.
Roberto : So, Jack. Jack, why, why are you put in this prison?
Jack : I don't know, Bob. It was voodoo or somethin', you know. - I was framed. I was completely innocent. You understand?
Roberto : Yes. You are innocent man. I understand. And you, my friend, Jack, why are you put in this prison?
Zack : I was set up, Bob. Just like Jack. I ham - an innocent man.
Roberto : I see. You too are a innocent man.
Zack : So, Bob...
Roberto : Yes?
Zack : For why are you in this prison put?
Roberto : Me? I killed a man.
Zack : You killed a man, huh? What'd you do that for, Bob? The guy didn't like Walt Whitman?
Roberto : I never ask-a to dis man if he like-a de Walt Whitman.
Roberto : Excuse me, Jack.
Zack : Zack!
Roberto : Zack. I have-a the hic-cups. Do you have some cigarette?
Zack : No. No!
Roberto : No. I understand. Thank you. Do you have-a, Zack, some cigarette?
Jack : I'm Jack. Get it straight.
Roberto : Yes. Get it straight. But, do you have some cigarette?
Jack : Cigarettes won't help with hiccups. Not in this country.
Roberto : Me, yes. Cigarette help me - when - eh - when I have the hiccups.
Jack : [gives Roberto a cigarette] Don't ask me again.
Guard #4 : Time for your walk. Not you, shorty.
[pushes Roberto back in the cell]
Guard #4 : It ain't your turn.
[Jack and Zack walk out]
Guard #4 : Come on. Let's go.
Roberto : But, but, I no go for four days! I miss-a my turn. Really, no - no joke. I ham a good egg. I no go for four days. Four days! I miss-a my turn.
Guard #4 : Alright, alright, Leonardo da Vinci, come on.
Roberto : Grazie! Grazie!
Zack : Well, how did you learn how to speak English?
Nicoletta : Oh, yes, I speak pretty well; but, I know nothing about English for restaurant. Like food, good plate, nice dish, das what I don't know.
Zack : Well, Bob should come in handy there. He speaks good restaurant English.
Roberto : Yes!
Nicoletta : Yes, my killer.