“Arachnophobia” quotes

Movie Arachnophobia
Title Arachnophobia
Year 1990
Director Frank Marshall
Genre Comedy, Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
Plot – While Dr. James Atherton is hunting a particular and rare species of spiders in Venezuela, his photographer is bitten and dies within few seconds. His coffin is sent to Canaima, his hometown in California. Once opened, the spider that has traveled within it escapes and refuges in a barn. Young Dr. Ross Jennings moves to Canaima with his family, but for an unfortunate coincidence he's terrorized since childhood by spiders.
All actors – Jeff Daniels, Harley Jane Kozak, John Goodman, Julian Sands, Stuart Pankin, Brian McNamara, Mark L. Taylor, Henry Jones, Peter Jason, James Handy, Roy Brocksmith, Kathy Kinney
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  • “In this first generation, the original male also produced a queen, and together they will construct a primary nest which the queen will guard. But eventually, she will create reproductive offspring of her own. And when that happens, this town is dead... and the next town... and the next town... and the next one, and so on.”

    Julian Sands - Dr. James Atherton
  • “- Delbert McClintock: Spiders would find your barn a tad breazy this time of year. In that respect, spiders are a bit like you and me. No, I frankly doubt there are any spiders in your barn.
    - Ross Jennings: Well, I frankly know there is Delbert. I saw a web! There is a web in my barn!
    - Delbert McClintock: A web would indicate an arachnoid...” (continue)
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    John Goodman - Delbert McClintock
    Jeff Daniels - Ross Jennings
  • “- Molly Jennings: Why is all the wood rotting?
    - Delbert McClintock: I'll tell you why. Badwood.
    - Molly Jennings: So... what do we do?
    - Delbert McClintock: Tear out badwood. Put in good wood.”

    Harley Jane Kozak - Molly Jennings
    John Goodman - Delbert McClintock
  • “The itsy-bitsy spider crawled up the water spout; down came the rain and washed the spider out.”
    Jeff Daniels - Ross Jennings
    [Tag:animals, rain]
  • “- Molly Jennings: I'm sure you knew exactly what you were doing when you took Margaret off those pills.
    - Ross Jennings: Like I knew what I was doing when I chose this town... with the country doctor from hell!”

    Harley Jane Kozak - Molly Jennings
    Jeff Daniels - Ross Jennings
  • “In my opinion, Dr. Metcalf isn't aware of the difference between his ass and a hole in the ground.”
    Mary Carver - Margaret Hollins
  • “- Jerry Manley: So how long will it take us to get back to camp?
    - Dr. James Atherton: What's the matter? You still worried about dinosaurs?”

    Mark L. Taylor - Jerry Manley
    Julian Sands - Dr. James Atherton
    [Tag:fear, traveling]
  • “- Dr. James Atherton: 24 hour ant.
    - Jerry Manley: They bite?
    - Dr. James Atherton: They kill, Mr. Manley, in sufficient numbers.”

    Julian Sands - Dr. James Atherton
    Mark L. Taylor - Jerry Manley
    [Tag:animals, killing]
  • “- Ross Jennings: Chris, I'm scared to death.
    - Chris Collins: Yeah, we all are, but our brains secrete a neurotransmitter that enables us to deal with them.
    - Ross Jennings: I don't think I have that particular neurotransmitter.”

    Jeff Daniels - Ross Jennings
    Brian McNamara - Chris Collins
    [Tag:animals, brain, fear]
  • “Respect is fine, but actually I've always wanted to be feared.”
    Jeff Daniels - Ross Jennings
    [Tag:fear, respect]