Some of my favorite quoteations from movies.
If you existed, I’d divorce you.
–Martha (Elizabeth Taylor)-Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?
We’re lost…but we’re making good time!
–Commander Sulu (George Takei)-Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
What’s money? It’s like corny saxophone players. You can shake ’em out of trees.
–Jimmy (Mickey Rooney)-Strike Up the Band
I’m going to get a little air. I’m a little flat.
–Tommy Williams (Mickey Rooney)-Babes in Arms
What’s the meaning of goodness if there isn’t badness to overcome?
–Mrs. Brown (Anne Revere)-National Velvet
I like people. Not seein’ much of ’em keeps me likin’ ’em.
–Pops (Harry Davenport)-The Bride Came C.O.D.
Sometimes you’re so beautiful, it just gags me.
–Tony (James Stewart)-You Can’t Take it With You
Don’t cry about tomorrow. Wait ’till it’s yesterday.
–Steve Bradford (James Cagney)-These Wilder Years
There’s no such thing as too late. That’s why they invented death.
–Charlie Gordon (Walter Mathau)-Out to Sea
I’d like to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair.
–Madge (Bette Davis)-The Cabin in the Cotton
Boards…don’t hit back.
–Mr. Lee (Bruce Lee)-Enter the Dragon
You pile up enough tomorrows and you’ll find you’ve collected nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays.
–Professor Harold Hill (Robert Preston)-The Music Man
Never again will I allow women to wear my dresses!
–Alberto Bedini (Erik Rhodes)-Top Hat
- Yes Miss?
- Can’t you go any faster than this?
- Lord love a duck, Miss, I can but I’m not allowed to leave me horse.
–Dale Tremont (Ginger Rogers) and Jerry Travers (Fred Astaire)-Top Hat
- Do you mean to sit there and tell me that girl slapped your face in front of all those people for nothing?
- What would you have done; sold tickets?
–Horace Hardwick (Edward Everett Horton) and Jerry Travers (Fred Astaire)-Top Hat
My only hope was that they fought like gentlemen, because I didn’t.
–Wildfire (voice: Vic Morrow)-It’s a Dog’s Life
I’d rather be with the people in this town…than with the finest people in the world!
–The Mayor (Fred Willard)-Roxanne
When you’re reaching for a star, there’s a long way to fall.
–Charlie ‘C.D.’ Bales (Steve Martin)-Roxanne
I liked him better before he died.
–Dr. Leonard McCoy (DeForest Kelley)-Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
- You’re talking to one of the best musicians in the country.
- How are you in the city?
–Moe (Moe Howard) and Larry (Larry Fine) –Dancing Lady
–Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Ray Stantz (Dan Akroyd) and Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis)-Ghostbusters II
I bet women find Dr. Flagg charming, especially girls.
–Aunt Cora Cooper (Luella Geer)-Carefree
- Around me, if a woman don’t wear mink, she don’t wear nothin’.
- Well, I look good both ways.
–Big Boy Caprice (Al Pacino) and Breathless Mahoney (Madonna)-Dick Tracy
- Miss Brown, what idiot ever told you you were a dancer?
- You did!
–Don Hewes (Fred Astaire) and Hannah Brown (Judy Garland)-Easter Parade
When I watch you eat, when I see you asleep, when I look at you lately…I want to smash your face in.
–Barbara Rose (Kathleen Turner)-The War of the Roses
I came, I saw, I got blowed up.
–Ernest P. Worl (Jim Varney)-Ernest Goes to Jail
He’s dead for sure.
–Data (Ke Huy Quan), regarding a skeleton-The Goonies
- I’m sure you don’t mind.
- I mind very well.
–Joan Manion (Joan Leslie) and Fred Atwell (Fred Astaire)-The Sky’s the Limit
- Did you see a picture called “Cover Girl”?
- Well, who did all the dancing in that?
- You’re not Rita Hayworth?!
- Heh, heh, heh. No I’m not…Ginger.
–Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire-Ziegfeld Follies: “The Babbitt and the Bromide”
Wait a minute, wait. I’m having a thought. Oh yes…oh yes. I’m gonna have a thought. It’s coming……..it’s gone.
–Big Boy Caprice (Al Pacino)-Dick Tracy
Dear Jessica, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways: One one-thousand, two one-thousand, three one-thousand, four one-thousand, five one-thousand…
–Roger Rabbit (voice: Charles Fleischer)-Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way.
–Jessica Rabbit (voice: Kathleen Turner)-Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
I’m not looking for Miss Right. I’m looking for Miss Right Now.
–Mike Church (Kenneth Branagh)-Dead Again
What do these South Americans have below the equator that we haven’t?
–Ditzy Blonde (Mary Kornman)-Flying Down to Rio
- I want some peace and quiet.
- I’ll be quiet.
- I’ll be peace.
–Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfus), Bob Wiley (Bill Murray) and Ziggy Marvin (Charlie Korsmo)-What About Bob?
She eloped tonight with some Texan from Texas!
–Danny Reed (Walter Abel)-Holiday Inn
- All we want is to be treated like human beings. Not to be experimented on like guinea pigs or patronized like bunny rabbits.
- I don’t patronize bunny rabbits.
–Veronica Sawyer (Winona Ryder) and Mr. Sawyer (Bill Cort)-Heathers
When teenagers complain that they want to be treated like human beings it’s usually because they are being treated like human beings.
–Mrs. Sawyer (Jennifer Rhodes)-Heathers
- Why did you marry me?
- Because I saw the other half of me.
–Gena (Piper Laurie) and Coleman (Jason Robards)-Dream a Little Dream
To tell you the truth, I don’t know you well enough to tell you the truth.
–Arthur Miller (Jerome Cowan)-Shall We Dance
- What does your watch say?
- Its says tick tick tick tick tick.
–Arthur Miller (Jerome Cowan) and Jeremy Baird (Edward Everett Horton)-Shall We Dance
The time to make up your mind about people is never.
–Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn)-The Philadelphia Story
Why do you think they call me Doc? Because they sail their boats into me?
–Doc Terminus (Jim Dale)-Pete’s Dragon
- I want to do something for her…but what?
- Well, there’s the usual things: flowers, chocolates, promises you don’t intend to keep.
–The Beast (voice: Robby Benson) and Cogsworth (voice: David Ogden Stiers)-Beauty and the Beast
Aunt Barbara, I love ya but you’re gonna get it.
–Jeffery Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan)-Blue Velvet
I’m a man who can cry. Now, it’s true it’s usually when I’ve hurt myself, but it’s a start.
–Harris (Steve Martin)-L.A. Story
Don’t be superstitious, man. It’s bad luck.
–Finian McLonergan (Fred Astaire)-Finian’s Rainbow
Maybe we can’t soar up into the clouds but somewhere, deep inside, we can all fly.
–Milly (Lucy Deakins)-The Boy Who Could Fly
Try to be feminine and sweet…if you can combine the two.
–Hortense Ditherwell (Alice Brady)-The Gay Divorcee
Help, help! Somebody burp me before I blow up!
–Mikey (voice: Bruce Willis)-Look Who’s Talking
- Here’s to little trees.
–Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita) and Daniel LaRuso (Ralph Macchio)-The Karate Kid
- You’re insane.
- Really? I thought I was a Pisces.
–Vicki Vale (Kim Basinger) and The Joker (Jack Nicholson)-Batman
Chance is the fool’s name for fate.
–Guy Holden (Fred Astaire)-The Gay Divorcee
21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 27…oh, I said that before.
–Jerry Halliday (Fred Astaire)-A Damsel in Distress
- I don’t care what you did as a boy.
- Well, I did nothing as a girl, so there goes my childhood.
–Mimi Glossop (Ginger Rogers) and Guy Holden (Fred Astaire)-The Gay Divorcee
Everyday you act worse, but today you’re acting like tomorrow.
–Huck Hanes (Fred Astaire)-Roberta
- Spock, you want to know something? Everybody’s human.
- I find that remark…insulting.
–Captain Kirk (William Shatner) and Captain Spock (Leonard Nimoy)-Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Well, she does not need your protection. I am too much protection enough.
–Alberto Bedini (Erik Rhodes)-Top Hat
Your mother was a hamster and your father smelled of elderberries!
–Snooty Frenchmen (John Cleese)-Monty Python and the Holy Grail
- You’re lying.
- How do you know?
- Your lips are moving.
–Lowden Trott (Griffin Dunn) and Nicky Finn (Madonna)-Who’s That Girl?
Alberto, you’re a fine fellow, Alberto Bedini! I’m so glad you’re not skinny!
–Alberto Bedini (Erik Rhodes) singing to his reflection-Top Hat
This is the clumsy television broadcasting system. When you hear the musical note, will somebody call me up and tell me what time it is?
–Guzzler’s Gin Spokesman (Red Skelton)-Ziegfeld Follies: “When Television Comes”
- Chance, you’re a genius!
- I am not!!….What’s a genius?
–Shadow (Ben–voice: Don Ameche) and Chance (Rattler–voice: Michael J. Fox)-Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
- If I’m not funny, I won’t be able to live with myself.
- Well then, you’ll have to get another apartment, won’t you?
–Fozzie Bear (voice: Frank Oz) and Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (voice: Dave Goelz)-The Muppet Movie
- Start at the beginning.
- Yes, yes. And when you come to the end-hoo hoo hoo hoo…stop.
–The March Hare (voice: Jerry Colonna) and The Mad Hatter (voice: Ed Wynn)-Alice in Wonderland
- I’ll get food by acting like I don’t want food.
- That’s stupid.
- I’ll prove it!
- Oh, you don’t have to prove it. I believe you’re stupid.
–Sassy (voice: Sally Field) and Chance (Rattler–voice: Michael J. Fox)-Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
- Uh, bear left.
- Bear left!
- Right Frog!
–Kermit the Frog (voice: Jim Henson) and Fozzie Bear (voice: Frank Oz)-The Muppet Movie
I am thinking she is a virgin. Or at least she used to be.
–Ben (Fisher Stevens)-Short Circuit
- What kind of beer do you drink?
- Heineken!? Fuck that shit! Pabst–Blue Ribbon!
–Frank Booth (Dennis Hopper) and Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan)-Blue Velvet
- Who’s the boss of this outfit?
- My point exactly!
–Timon (voice: Nathan Lane) and Pumba (voice: Ernie Sabella)-The Lion King
- Sure you won’t change your mind?
- Is there something wrong with the one I have?
–Dr. Ann Gillian (Catherine Hicks) and Captain Spock (Leonard Nimoy)-Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
If you’re hungry for a hunk of fat and juicy meat,
Eat my buddy, Pumba, here because he is a treat.
Sit on down and dine, on a piece of swine,
All you have to do is get in line.
Are you achin’
–yep yep yep
For some bacon?
–yep yep yep
He’s a big pig.
You can be a big pig, too. Hoy!
–Timon (voice: Nathan Lane) and Pumba (‘yeps’ only)-(voice: Ernie Sabella)-The Lion King
You are a sad, strange little man.
–Buzz Lightyear (voice: Tim Allen)-Toy Story
- You know, you’re a lot more intelligent than you look.
- Why, thank you. I wish I could say the same of you.
–Lady Tarrington (Ketti Gallian) and Linda Keene (Ginger Rogers)-Shall We Dance
- You read minds or was that just a shot in the dark?
- I read minds.
- Oh yeah? What was I just thinking?
- That I’m full of shit.
- Not really. Pretty simple to read.
–Tom Beck (Michael Nouri) and FBI Agent Lloyd Gallagher (Kyle MacLachlan)-The Hidden
Ah, go hawk up a hairball.
–Chance (Rattler–voice: Michael J. Fox)-Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
If I’m not back in five minutes…wait longer.
–Ace Ventura (Jim Carey)-Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Why, if we were only wiener dogs, our problems would all be solved!
–Radio (voice: John Lovitz)-The Brave Little Toaster
North by northwest. Watch out for low-flying aircraft.
–Radio (voice: John Lovtiz)-The Brave Little Toaster
- You know, I thought it’d be good to have somebody along who’s really…strong!
- And loud.
- And grumpy!
- And oblivious to reality!
–Toaster (voice: Deanne Oliver), Lampy (voice: Tim Staack), Blanket (voice: Timothy E. Day) and Radio (voice: John Lovitz)-The Brave Little Toaster
We’re trapped here like rats. Small little rats with no hair and one leg.
–Radio (voice: John Lovitz)-The Brave Little Toaster
- Things could be worse, you know.
- How what?
- How could they be worse?
- They couldn’t. I lied.
–Radio (voice: John Lovitz) and Lampy (voice: Tim Staack)-The Brave Little Toaster