The Searchers

The Searchers

Director: | Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western

Released: 1956 | Runtime: 119 min

An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.

The Searchers Quotes

  • Reverend Clayton: You wanna quit, Ethan?
    Ethan: That'll be the day.
  • Reverend Clayton: [after Ethan has just shot out the eyes of a dead Comanche] What good did that do ya?
    Ethan: By what you preach, none. But what that Comanche believes, ain't got no eyes, he can't enter the spirit-land. Has to wander forever between the winds.
  • Brad: There's only one way you can stop me from looking for Lucy, mister, and that's kill me!
    Martin: That's the way I feel, Uncle Ethan [Edwards glares at him]
    Martin: Ethan... Sir.
    Ethan: Alright, but I'm giving the orders here. I'm giving the orders and you'll follow 'em, or we're splitting up right here and now!
    Martin: Well, sure, Ethan. Just one reason were here, ain't it, is to find Debbie and Lucy?
    Ethan: If they're still alive.
  • Ethan: Let's go home, Debbie.
  • Ethan: Well, Reverend, that tears it! From now on, you stay out of this. All of ya. I don't want you with me. I don't need ya for what I got to do.
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