Category Archives: Movie Quotes

Movie Quote # 8 – The Bandwagon (1953)

Lester and Lily Marton (Oscar Levant and Nanette Fabray) have finished writing their latest Broadway musical and have partnered with director Jeffrey Cordova (Jack Buchanan). They have convinced Broadway hoofer Tony Hunter (Fred Astaire) to star, but they want ballet … Continue reading

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Movie Quote # 7 – Big Hero 6 (2014)

Fred: “I haven’t done laundry in 6 months! One pair lasts me four days. I go front, I go back, I go inside out – then I go front and back.” Tadashi: “Wow! That is both disgusting and awesome.” Honey … Continue reading

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Movie Quote #6 – Compulsion (1959)

On the eve of Martin Luther King Day (observed) it seems especially apropos to remember this quote from the screenplay for “Compulsion” by Richard Murphy based on the novel by Meyer Levin. Orson Welles, as defense attorney Jonathan Wilk, is … Continue reading

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Movie Quote # 5 – The Road to Bali (1952)

Bing Crosby and Bob Hope were both born in 1903, with Crosby a couple of months older, which would make them about 49 when this movie was released. They play hoofers who land on a small island on the way … Continue reading

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Movie Quote # 4 – We’re the Millers (2013)

Nick Offernan about his wife, played by Kathryn Hahn: “She’s very emotional. You should have seen her at the end of Free Willy.”

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Movie Quote # 3 – The World of Henry Orient (1964)

Discussing psychotherapy, Bibi Osterwald says: “You know how often your mother went? Twice! The third afternoon there was a sale on at Bergdorf Goodman.” Phyllis Thaxter as the mother: “That’s not true! It was Lord and Taylor.”

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Movie Quote # 2

From The Emperor Waltz (1948) –┬áBaron Holenia, looking out at the terrace of the Summer Palace to spot a prospective suitor for his daughter, the Countess: “The Hungarian officer playing cards – that’s Prince Istvan Barlossy de Baloshasa.” Countess: “Hmmm, … Continue reading

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Movie Quote #1

from The Thief of Bagdad, 1924 – Title card during the Parade of Suitors: “Cham Shang the Great, Prince of the Mongols, King of Ho Sho, Governor of Wah Hoo and the Island of Wak.”

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