“The Mighty” quotes(1998)
Plot – In Cincinnati, young Kevin Dillon suffers from a rare syndrome and his mother Gwen move into the house next to where Maxwell Kane lives with his elderly grandparents. Max is 13 and he looks like a giant, he is slow in school, has little courage and has difficulties adapting. Max and Kevin are outsiders who meet and build a new life. Together they set off in search of greatness and goodness, guided by the noble spirit of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. In a bar they defend a woman battered by a man, at night they retrieve another woman's stolen bag. At the school cafeteria, Kevin feels sick.
All actors – Harry Dean Stanton, Gena Rowlands, Elden Henson, Douglas Bisset, Joe Perrino, Dov Tiefenbach, Michael Colton, Daniel Lee, Eve Crawford, Kieran Culkin, Sharon Stone, John Bourgeoisshow all
“The Mighty” Quotes 12 quotes
“By the time we get here, which I guess should be the end, you're going to know the story of Freak the Mighty, who slayed dragons, saved maidens, and walked high above the world.”
“When someone so great once was, then someone so great will always be.”
“You are nothing like him. You will never be like him. Do you know why? Because you have your mother's heart.”
“It was like at that moment, he became my brain, and I became his feet.”
“A knight proves his worthiness by his deeds.”
“From that day, Freak never asked me nothing about my father, and I never asked him nothing about his, 'cause that's not who we were.”
“- Kevin Dillon: It's the treasure, concealed in the slime of dragons.
- Maxwell Kane: It's a woman's purse, and it's covered with crap.”
“- Maxwell Kane: You're supposed to give him a new body! Stop, you idiots! He's supposed to get a biogenetic body! He was tested, and measured! He told me he'd be the first!
- Gwen Dillon: Kevin knew he wasn't going to live very long. He knew it was a matter of time. You see? What happened was, his heart just got too big for his body.”
“My son, Kevin, has been called names and made fun of his whole life. When you've been made fun of as much, you find another place to live, and he's found that place up here, in his mind.”