Tom Hanks movie quotes

Tom Hanks movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Tom Hanks quotes
  • “- Marilyn Lovell: Naturally, it's 13. Why 13?
    - Jim Lovell: It comes after 12, hon.”

    Kathleen Quinlan - Marilyn Lovell
    Tom Hanks - Jim Lovell
  • “- Friday: Ma'am, what is the approximate dry weight of the average Madagascan fruittree bat?
    - Streebeck: You mean you don't know?”

    Dan Aykroyd - Friday
    Tom Hanks - Streebek
  • “- Dr. Ellison: What did you do in the fire department?
    - Joe: Well... I put out fires.”

    Robert Stack - Dr. Ellison
    Tom Hanks - Joe
    [Tag:fire, job, working]
  • “It's not that I can't help these people. It's just I don't want to.”
    Tom Hanks - Lawrence Bourne III
  • “- Carol Peterson: Where are you going?
    - Ray Peterson: I can't walk anywhere without you asking me where I'm going... I'm going to Paris, France, okay? I'm going to Banff, Canada, alright? That's where I'm going.
    - Carol Peterson: Are you taking the dog?
    - Ray Peterson: Yeah, yeah, I'm taking the dog for a walk.”

    Carrie Fisher - Carol Peterson
    Tom Hanks - Ray Peterson
  • “- Charlie Wilson: You're no James Bond.
    - Gust Avrakotos: You're no Thomas Jefferson, either. Let's call it even.”

    Tom Hanks - Charlie Wilson
    Philip Seymour Hoffman - Gust Avrakotos
  • “- Andrew Beckett: What I love the most about the law?
    - Joe Miller: Yeah.
    - Andrew Beckett: It's that every now and then, not often, but occasionally, you get to be a part of justice being done. That really is quite a thrill when that happens.”

    Tom Hanks - Andrew Beckett
    Denzel Washington - Joe Miller
    [Tag:justice, law]
  • “- Amelia Warren: I just keep ingesting these poisonous men until I make myself sick.
    - Viktor Navorski: You're not sick, Amelia, no. You're a little far-sighted.”

    Catherine Zeta-Jones - Amelia Warren
    Tom Hanks - Viktor Navorski
    [Tag:choice, men, mistake]
  • “- Carl Hanratty: Well, would you like to hear me tell a joke?
    - Earl Amdursky: Yeah. Yeah, we'd love to hear a joke from you.
    - Carl Hanratty: Knock knock.
    - Earl Amdursky: Who's there?
    - Carl Hanratty: Go fuck yourselves.”

    Tom Hanks - Carl Hanratty
    Brian Howe - Earl Amdursky
  • “Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp...” (continue)(continue reading)
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  • - Forrest Gump: "Hello. I'm Forrest, Forrest Gump".
    - Recruit Officer: "Nobody gives a horse's shit who you are, fuzzball! You're not even a low-life, scum-sucking maggot! Get your faggoty ass on the bus, you're in the Army now!".

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  • “You see, when... when you end up killing one of your men, you see, you tell yourself it happened so you could save the lives of two or three or ten others. Maybe a hundred others.”
    Tom Hanks - Captain Miller
  • “- Buzz Lightyear: Woody, you're not a collector's item, you're a child's plaything. You are a toy!
    - Woody: For how much longer? One more rip, and Andy's done with me. And what do I do then, Buzz? Huh? You tell me.
    - Buzz Lightyear: Somewhere in that pad of stuffing is a toy who taught me that life's only worth living if you're being loved by a...” (continue)
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    Tim Allen - Buzz Lightyear
    Tom Hanks - Woody
    [Tag:living, rescue, toys]
  • “I just know that every man I kill the farther away from home I feel.”
    Tom Hanks - Captain Miller
    [Tag:killing, sorrow]
  • “The legend will be revealed when the heir reveals himself.”
    Tom Hanks - Robert Langdon
    [Tag:legend, truth]
  • “- Joe: I still have a problem. I have a brain cloud.
    - Patricia: A brain cloud... what is a brain cloud?
    - Joe: It's - well, maybe I should get a second opinion.
    - Patricia: You didn't get a second opinion on something called a brain cloud? I mean what are you, a hypochondriac?”

    Tom Hanks - Joe
    Meg Ryan - Patricia
  • “We knew we were dead instantly, the way you always know you're in for it when bigger kidsshow up. It's a sixth sense you never lose.”

    Tom Hanks - Older Mike
    [Tag:danger, death, senses]
  • “At one time most of my friends could hear the bell, but as years passed it fell silent for all of them. Though I've grown old the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe.”
    Tom Hanks - Hero Boy
    [Tag:aging, belief, hearing]
  • “- Debbie Thompson: Are there gonna be girls at the party?
    - Rick Gassko: No... it's a 'stag' party, and that means that the 'does' stay home!
    - Debbie Thompson: I'm not talking about the 'does'. I'm talking about hookers.”

    Tawny Kitaen - Debbie Thompson
    Tom Hanks - Rick Gassko
  • “Brinkley is my dog. He loves the streets of New York as much as I do, although he likes to eat bits of pizza and bagels off the sidewalk and I prefer to buy them.”
    Tom Hanks - Joe Fox
    [Tag:dogs, food]
  • “- Joe Miller: What's wrong with your face?
    - Andrew Beckett: [upon entering Joe's office] I have AIDS.”

    Denzel Washington - Joe Miller
    Tom Hanks - Andrew Beckett
    [Tag:disease, face]
  • “The only thing that matters is what you believe. History shows us Jesus was an extraordinary man. A human inspiration. That's it. That's all the evidence has ever proved. But... When I was a boy... When I was down in that well Teabing told you about... I thought I was going to die, Sophie. And what I did... , I prayed. I prayed... to Jesus... to...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Tom Hanks - Robert Langdon
    [Tag:belief, faith, truth]
  • “- Drill Sergeant: Gump! What's your sole purpose in this army?
    - Forrest Gump: To do whatever you tell me, drill sergeant!
    - Drill Sergeant: God damn it, Gump! You're a god damn genius! This is the most outstanding answer I have ever heard. You must have a goddamn I.Q. of 160. You are goddamn gifted, Private Gump.”

    Afemo Omilami - Drill Sergeant
    Tom Hanks - Forrest Gump
    [Tag:answers, army, genius]
  • “- Sherman McCoy: I understand you went to Yale.
    - Tom Killian: Yeah. You, too. Huh?
    - Sherman McCoy: What did you think of it?
    - Tom Killian: It was okay. As law schools go. They give you the scholarly view. You know. It's terrific for anything you want to do - as long as it doesn't involve real people.”

    Tom Hanks - Sherman McCoy
    Kevin Dunn - Tom Killian
    [Tag:education, school]
  • “From now on, we live in a world where man has walked on the moon. And it's not a miracle, we just decided to go.”
    Tom Hanks - Jim Lovell