“Twilight Zone: The Movie” quotes

Movie Twilight Zone: The Movie
Joe Dante, George Miliotis Miller, Steven Spielberg directed this movie in 1983
Title Twilight Zone: The Movie
Year 1983
Directors Joe Dante, John Landis, George Miller, Steven Spielberg
Genre Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy
Plot – A racist is projected into many alternative worlds and he's persecuted. The elders of a hospital are turned into child by a mysterious man but they are unhappy because childhood has its pains too. A child shows his paranormal powers to his young teacher. On an plane, a passenger has monstrous visions. These events represent a collage from the '70s original TV series.
All actors – Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath, Charles Hallahan, Rainer Peets, Kai Wulff, Sue Dugan, Debby Porter, Steven Williams, Annette Claudier, Joseph Hieu
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  • “You're supposed to be happy when your wishes come true.”
    Jeremy Licht - Anthony
    [Tag:happiness, wishes]
  • “I found out, a long, long time ago, that I wanted to be my own true age and try and keep a young mind.”
    Scatman Crothers - Mr. Bloom
    [Tag:age, mind, youth]
  • “Arab? What's that? Just a nigger wrapped up in a sheet.”
    Vic Morrow - Bill Connor
  • “- Jr. Stewardess: He was so crazy. He smashed the window. What was he trying to do, get out?
    - Sky Marshal: It's claustrophobia! They'd rather fall to the ground, than stay aboard! I've seen it happen! I've seen it!”

    Donna Dixon - Jr. Stewardess
    Charles Knapp - Sky Marshal
    [Tag:behavior, fear]
  • Portrait of a woman in transit. Helen Foley, age 27. Occupation: schoolteacher. Up until now, the pattern of her life has been one of unrelenting sameness, waiting for something different to happen. Helen Foley doesn't know it yet, but her waiting has just ended.”
    Burgess Meredith - Narrator
  • “- Mrs. Dempsey: Mrs. Cox would never allow us. It's against the rules.
    - Mr. Bloom: Rules? Did rules ever stop a child from playing?”

    Helen Shaw - Mrs. Dempsey
    Scatman Crothers - Mr. Bloom
  • “I've seen what you can do. I know you have a power... a gift that makes you special. You better be careful. For one day it may become too big for you to control. Now maybe. Just maybe. Together we can master it and learn from it. Use it in ways you never thought of before. I'd like to be your teacher, Anthony. And your student.”
    Kathleen Quinlan - Helen Foley
  • “It is sometimes said that where there is no hope, there is no life. Case in point: the residents of Sunnyvale Rest Home, where hope is just a memory. But hope just checked into Sunnyvale, disguised as an elderly optimist, who carries his magic in a shiny tin can.”
    Burgess Meredith - Narrator
    [Tag:hope, life]
  • “It was lightning. At first I thought it was animal. Some kind of bird or something. But it was a man! There were flames coming out of the engine, and a flash of smoke. Maybe it was a technician who was caught on the side of the plane when it took off. How could he survive out there? The air's so thin, the blast of the wind. It's so cold.”

    John Lithgow - John Valentine
    [Tag:monster, survival]
  • “You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension: a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You've just crossed over into... the Twilight Zone.”
    Burgess Meredith - Narrator
  • “You're about to meet an angry man. Mr. William Connor, who carries on his shoulder a chip the size of the national debt. This is a sour man, a lonely man, who's tired of waiting for the breaks that come to others, but never to him. Mr. William Connor, whose own blind hatred is about to catapult him into the darkest corner of the Twilight Zone.”
    Burgess Meredith - Narrator
    [Tag:anger, hatred]
  • “It's impossible, isn't it? Oh my god, I feel so stupid! Can you imagine? A naked man crawling along the wing of an airplane at 35,000 feet?”

    John Lithgow - John Valentine
  • “The day we stop playing is the day we start getting old.”
    Scatman Crothers - Mr. Bloom
    [Tag:growth, playing]