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Funny: True Grit
Both versions
  • The court scenes in both films.

1969 Version
  • "It's a rat writ, writ for a rat..." It's kind of depressing that this monologue didn't make it into the sequel.
  • Rooster's testimony in court.
  • La Boeuf proves that you should never underestimate a texan.
    Rooster: Damn that Texan, when you need him, he's dead.
    La Boeuf: I ain't dead yet, you bushwhacker. Hang on.

2010 Version
  • Mattie haggling with the Colonel. "Are we trading again?"
  • Rooster's and LaBoeuf's shooting contest.
  • The entire encounter with the Bear Man.
  • "...I do not know this man."
  • Mattie's first encounter with LaBoeuf, which comes off a little uncomfortably at first and then quickly develops into a verbal fencing match in which the 14-year-old girl owns the Texas Ranger.
    LaBoeuf: You give out very little sugar with your pronouncements. While I sat there watchin' I gave some thought to stealin' a kiss... though you are very young, and sick... and unattractive to boot. But now I have a mind to give you five or six good licks with my belt.
    Mattie: One would be just as unpleasant as the other.
    • Her quip when he claims to have come from her hometown is pretty good, too:
    Mattie: We have no rodeo clowns in Yell County.
  • Rooster shoving 2 boys for beating a mule.
  • The "goddamn ducks" at the store where Rooster sleeps.
  • Mattie trying to talk to Rooster while he's in an outhouse.
  • "If you would like to sleep in a coffin, it would be all right."
  • The third man getting hanged who doesn't get to finish his speech before the bag is placed over his head.
    • (note: the third man is a Native American in the 1800s being hanged by white men in a U.S. town)
    "Before I am hanged, I would like to say—" (gets bagged)
  • An unlicenced subtitle track for the movie provides some great, though unintentional funny moments, mostly in its increasingly desperate attempts to transcribe Cogburn's brogue. It culminates with the parsing of his archetypal one-liner as "Feel your hand, you son of a bitch".

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