The Dark Knight (2008)
Nestor Carbonell: Mayor
Harvey Dent : [on TV] I don't know about Mr. Lau's travel arrangements, but I'm sure glad he's here.
The Chechen : I put word out. We hire the clown.
[looks at the others]
The Chechen : He was right. We have to fix real problems: Batman.
[They don't see Gordon enter]
Lt. James Gordon : Ah our boy looks good on the tube.
Salvatore Maroni : You sure you want to embarrass me in front of my friends, Lieutenant?
Lt. James Gordon : Don't worry. They're coming too.
[Other cops enter and arrest the mobsters in the restaurant. Cuts to various locations in Gotham City, as the police do a massive round up of the mobsters in town. We see Stephens loading one thug into a police car, underneath an 'L' line, saying]
Detective Stephens : Have a nice trip. See you next fall.
[cuts to a courtroom, where Judge Surillo is reading the massive charges]
Judge Surrillo : 747 counts of extortion, 849 counts of racketeering, 246 counts of fraud, 87 counts of conspiracy to murder...
[as she flips through the documents, she finds a Joker playing card]
Judge Surrillo : ... 527 counts of obstruction of justice. How do the defendants plead?
[a massive army of defense lawyers start jostling and yelling all at once. The stenographer looks up, confused]
Judge Surrillo : Order! Order in the court!
[cut to the Mayor's office, where the Mayor is berating Harvey for his actions. Gordon and Commissioner Loeb are also present]
Mayor Anthony Garcia : 549 criminals at once. How did you convince Surillo to hear this farce?
Harvey Dent : She shares my enthusiasm for justice. After all, she is a judge.
Mayor Anthony Garcia : Well even if you're able to blow enough smoke to get convictions out of Surillo, you're going to set a new record at appeals for quickest kick in the ass.
Harvey Dent : It won't matter. The head guys make bail, sure... but the mid-level guys, they can't, and they can't afford to be off the streets long enough for trial and appeal. They'll cut deals that include *some* jail time. Think of all you could do with 18 months of clean streets.
[the Mayor waves Gordon and Commissioner Loeb out]
Mayor Anthony Garcia : The public likes you, Dent. That's the *only* reason this might fly. But that means it's on you. They're all coming after you now. Not just the mob: politicians, journalists, cops. Anyone whose wallet's about to get lighter. Are you up to it?
Mayor Anthony Garcia : You better be. They get anything back on you, those criminals will be back on the streets...
[he walks over to the window and looks out]
Mayor Anthony Garcia : Followed swiftly by you and me.
[a dead Batman wanna-be in Joker makeup, with the sides of his mouth sliced into a grin, bangs into the window, causing the mayor to jump. Police lower the dead body, which is hanging from a noose, and they find a Joker card that says "WILL THE REAL BATMAN PLEASE STAND UP?"]
Mayor : We must remember that vigilance is the price of safety.