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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBattleship View Post
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    "We need a bigger boat". I have always thought that was the best bit of dialogue in the entire movie. Yeah. Something like a Fletcher class Destroyer --- minimum. With depth charge racks.
    Interesting bit of trivia: that line was NOT in the original script (I have a signed copy of the original script), Roy Schieder came up with that one on his own.
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