The “Fences” movie quotes look really intense in this new drama. You have to see what Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Do with these roles! I hadn’t heard much about this new drama movie, but I am a big Viola Davis fan since watching her on How To Get Away With Murder. You better believe this movie, which looks to be tackling some tough topics plus plenty of secrets and lies, is going to be good. Check out the “Fences” movie quotes, trivia and trailer below!
All The Powerful “Fences” Movie Quotes That Will Make You Feel Everything
Fences 2016 is an upcoming drama movie that is due to hit theaters on Christmas Day, December 25, 2016. The movie is based on the 1983 play of the same name by August Wilson. It details the life of Troy Maxson, who was previously a baseball player and now works as a waste collector. He is struggling to provide for his family while dealing with life events. Denzel Washington stars in Fences as Troy Maxson. Here are some Fences movie trivia and quotes.
Fences Movie Trivia
- Not only does Denzel Washington play the lead role in Fences, but he also is the movie’s director. Previously, Washington directed the 2002 movie Antwone Fisher and the 2007 movie The Great Debaters.
- The original 1983 play by August Wilson won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as the 1987 Tony Award for Best Play.
- In 1987, Fences opened on Broadway, where it featured 525 performances.
- In 2010, the revival of the original play opened on Broadway for a 13-week engagement. The revival won three Tony Awards: Best Revival of a Play, Best Actor in a Play for Denzel Washington and Best Actress in a Play for Viola Davis.
Fences Movie Quotes
Troy Maxson, talking to Cory Maxson:
Troy- “A man is supposed to take care of his family, you live in my house, fill your belly with my food, put your behind on my bed, because you’re my son. It’s my duty to take care of you, I owe a responsibility to you.”
Conversation between Cory Maxson and Troy Maxson:
Cory- “Hey, pop?”
Cory- “Can I ask you a question? How come you ain’t never liked me?”
Troy- “Like you? What law is there to say I got to like you?”
Conversation between Troy Maxson and Rose Maxson:
Troy- “It’s not easy for me to admit that I’ve been standing in the same place for eighteen years!”
Rose- “Well, I’ve been standing with you! I gave eighteen years of my life to stand in the same spot as you!”
Rose Maxson, talking with Troy Maxson, about Cory Maxson:
Rose- “Everything that boy do he do for you.”