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Quadrophenia is a 1979 British film based on the 1973 rock opera by The Who.

Directed by Franc Roddam. Written by Dave Humphries, Franc Roddam, Martin Stellman, and Pete Townshend.
Hell On Wheels!(taglines)

James Michael "Jimmy" Cooper[edit]

  • [notices Ace Face working as a bellboy in a hotel] Bellboy! BELLBOY!
  • [shouts from the cliff top after deciding not to be a mod] Me!
  • [shouts while leaving to attack the rockers who attacked Spider] We're gonna murder 'em! we're gonna fuckin' murder 'em!


Steph: Going to be one of the faces?
Jimmy: What do you mean going to be? I am one of the faces!

Kev: I don't give a monkey's arsehole about the Mods and Rockers. Underneath, we're all the same, aren't we?
Jimmy: No, Kev, that's it. Look, I don't wanna be the same as everybody else. That's why I'm a Mod, see? I mean, you gotta be somebody, ain't ya, or you might as well jump in the sea and drown.

[on Kev's leather jacket]
Jimmy: 'Ere, I never realized.
Kev: Never realized what?
Jimmy: You's a rocker.
Kev: What, am I black or something?
Jimmy: Well you ain't exactly white in that sort of get up, are you?

[Sneaking in late at night, Jimmy finds his mother and father on the couch in front of the TV. Mother is unhappily watching a program while father is passed out next to her.]
Mrs. Cooper (Jimmy's mother): Where you been?
Jimmy: Fell asleep on the train. I wound up in bloody Neasden.
Mrs. Cooper (Jimmy's mother): Ridin' about on them motorbikes all night, I'm not surprised. It's not normal.
Jimmy: Oh, yeah? What's normal, then?

Kev: That's why I joined the army, to be different. But it don't matter where you go, there's always some cunt with stars and stripes wants to tell you what to do.

Jimmy: [after finding Dave in bed with some girl] What the hell are you doing?
Dave: What do you think I'm doing?


  • Hell On Wheels!
  • The Year Was 1964, and The Battle Was Just Beginning!
  • A Way Of Life [rerelease]
  • We are the mods, we are the mods. We are, we are, we are the mods.


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