“Adventures in Babysitting” quotes

Movie Adventures in Babysitting
Chris Columbus directed this movie in 1987
Title Adventures in Babysitting
Year 1987
Director Chris Columbus
Genre Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller, Adventure, Family, Action
Plot – 17-years-old Chris is the baby sitter at the Andersons and one night they have to attend a party until midnight. Although she would rather stay at home, she’s forced to go out because Brenda begged her to pick her up, then she's trapped in Chicago because of an accident and she’s afraid. Chris goes with Sara, her brother Brad and Daryl, Brad’s best friend. While they drive on the highway, they have a breakdown and they first get rescued by a truck driver who has a hook that replaces the right hand; then they meet a weird black man who leads them to the boss of a trafficker gang; afterwards they escape from the risky situation and dramatic and curious events go on in the city, full of troubles and evil people.
All actors – Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Calvin Levels, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller, George Newbern, John Ford Noonan, Bradley Whitford, Ron Canada, John Davis Chandler
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  • “- Hot Dog Vendor: No! I'll make it very clear. You slip me the cash, and I'll slip you the weiner.
    - Brenda: But I don't have any cash!
    - Hot Dog Vendor: Then I don't have a weiner!”

    Peter Lavender - Hot Dog Vendor
    Penelope Ann Miller - Brenda
    [Tag:food, money]
  • “- Daryl: The chick is losing it.
    - Chris: I am not!
    - Sara: [to Daryl and Brad] You guys want some candy?
    [Brad takes the chocolate bar from Sara. Chris turns and knocks the candy bar from his hands]
    - Chris: Brad, no chocolate! Your acne! Sara. It is time for your cough syrup. Daryl, fasten the seat belt!
    - Sara: She's definitely losing it.”

    Anthony Rapp - Daryl
    Elisabeth Shue - Chris
    Maia Brewton - Sara
  • “- Chris: Now boys, if either of you give me any grief I swear to God I'll kill you. Dead, murdered, stabbed.
    - Daryl: Raped?
    - Chris: I'm too old for this crap.”

    Elisabeth Shue - Chris
    Anthony Rapp - Daryl
    [Tag:killing, old age, rape]
  • “- Brad: Daryl, why are you hugging me?
    - Daryl: Brad, don't you ever die on me! Ever!
    - Brad: Ok, I won't.”

    Keith Coogan - Brad
    Anthony Rapp - Daryl
    [Tag:death, promises]
  • “- Sara: What if the house explodes?
    - Chris: The house is not going to explode!
    - Sara: You leave him here alone, and it will!”

    Maia Brewton - Sara
    Elisabeth Shue - Chris
    [Tag:explosion, house]
  • “- Blonde: I'm so lonely!
    - Daryl: How could a righteous babe like you be lonely?
    - Blonde: That's the sweetest thing anybody's ever said to me!
    - Daryl: Really?
    - Blonde: Wanna go to bed?”

    Lolita Davidovich - Blonde
    Anthony Rapp - Daryl
    [Tag:sex, solitude]
  • “- Daryl: Did you steal all of these cars?
    - Joe Gipp: Yeah. It gets me some good money.
    - Daryl: Isn't it kind of dangerous?
    - Joe Gipp: Hey, I like danger, all right?
    - Chris: You should try babysitting.”

    Anthony Rapp - Daryl
    Calvin Levels - Joe Gipp
    Elisabeth Shue - Chris
    [Tag:cars, danger, theft]
  • “- Chris: So, when the babysitter looked more closely at the kids, she saw that... they had no faces!
    - Sara: Oh my God!
    - Chris: Just a pool of mushy goo!
    - Sara: Like Spaghetti-O's?
    - Chris: Spaghetti-O's with meat!”

    Elisabeth Shue - Chris
    Maia Brewton - Sara
  • “- Janitor #1: Put the animal down.
    - Brenda: Why?
    - Janitor #2: We gotta kill it!
    - Brenda: [shocked] What? You monsters! Why would you want to kill a poor defenseless little kitten?
    - Janitor #2: Kitten?
    [both janitors startlaughing loudly]
    - Janitor #1: This ain't no kitten, kid.
    - Janitor #2: That's a jumbo-sized sewer rat!”

    Allan Aarons - Janitor #1
    Penelope Ann Miller - Brenda
    Rummy Bishop - Janitor #2
    [Tag:animals, killing]
  • “- Brenda: Chris I'm begging you, it's really scary here. I've just seen three people shoot up, a bald Chinese lady with no pants on, and there's this old guy outside who wants his bedroom slippers!
    - Old Man: [banging on telephone booth] Get out of my house!
    - Brenda: [kicks out a small box and the guy's slippers] You just moved!”

    Penelope Ann Miller - Brenda
    John Dee - Old Man
    [Tag:fear, house, telephone]
  • “- Nurse: Dr. Nuhkbane, the guy with the stab wounds just died.
    - Dr. Nuhkbane: Oh dear.
    - Chris: Oh, Doctor, we're looking for our friend.
    - Dr. Nuhkbane: Your friend? Which one is he?
    - Chris: Um, he's the one with the stab wounds.
    - Dr. Nuhkbane: Oh dear.
    - Chris: What?
    - Dr. Nuhkbane: I'm sorry. Your friend is dead.”

    Marcia Bennett - Nurse
    Sam Moses - Dr. Nuhkbane
    Elisabeth Shue - Chris
    [Tag:death, friends, wound]
  • “- Daryl: You gotta be shitting me.
    - Chris: Watch your mouth!
    - Daryl: Watch my mouth? You gotta be shitting me!”

    Anthony Rapp - Daryl
    Elisabeth Shue - Chris