Best comedy movie quotes of 1984

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Police Academy picture

Carey Mahoney: What are you in for?
Larvell Jones: I'll show you. [holds a microphone to his mouth and imitates gun fire causing everyone to drop to the floor.]
Desk Officer: GOD DAMN IT, STOP THAT.

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This is Spinal Tap picture

Nigel: The numbers all go to eleven. Look, right across the board, eleven, eleven, eleven and...
Martin: Oh, I see. And most amps go up to ten?
Nigel: Exactly.
Martin: Does that mean it's louder? Is it any louder?
Nigel: Well, it's one louder, isn't it? It's not ten. You see, most blokes, you know, will be playing at ten. You're on ten here, all the way up, all the way up, all the way up, you're on ten on your guitar. Where can you go from there? Where?
Martin: I don't know.
Nigel: Nowhere. Exactly. What we do is, if we need that extra push over the cliff, you know what we do?
Martin: Put it up to eleven.
Nigel: Elevn. Exactly. One louder.
Martin: Why don't you just make ten louder and make ten be the top number and make that a little louder?
[Pause.]
Nigel: These go to eleven.

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Ghostbusters picture

Ray Stantz: Where do these stairs go?
Peter Venkman: They go up.

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Top Secret! picture

Doctor Flamond: You see, a year ago, I was close to perfecting the first magnetic desalinization process so revolutionary, it was capable of removing the salt from over 500 million gallons of seawater a day. Do you realize what that could mean to the starving nations of the earth?
Nick Rivers: Wow. They'd have enough salt to last forever.

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Sixteen Candles picture

Ginny: I really love Rudy. He is totally enamored of me. I mean, I've had men who've loved me before, but not for six months in a row.

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Gremlins picture

Randall Peltzer: Well, that's the story. So if your air conditioner goes on the fritz. Or your washing machine blows up. Or your video recorder conks out; before you call the repairman, turn on all the lights, check all the closets and cupboards, look under all the beds. Cause you never can tell. There just might be a gremlin in your house.

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Blame it on Rio picture

Matthew Hollis: Last night never happened.
Jennifer Lyons: I know. I was there when it didn't.

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Cannonball Run II picture

Fenderbaum: I been called a lot of things but I ain't never been called no commie.
Blake: I ain't even a Democrat.

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Bachelor Party picture

Rick Gassko: Well Mr. Thompson, that's quite a list. And I think, if I really apply myself, I could be a totally changed person by the time we finish lunch.

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Breakin' picture

Turbo: You owe me seven dollars man.
Franco: Yeah? What for?
Turbo: For teaching you how to dance, sucka.

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Romancing the Stone picture

Joan Wilder: These were Italian.
Jack Colton: Now they're practical.

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Repo Man picture

Duke: You say our names, we're going to have to kill all these people, Archie.

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Teachers picture

Dr. Donna Burke: Just what the hell are you guys running here, a gd zoo? I'm in the middle of a fundraiser breakfast when I'm informed that your school psychologist has flipped out in the middle of your gd office. And, then I get here and find out that there has been a stabbing, and if that's not enough, one of your kids tries to eat one of your gd teachers. Mr. Rubell, what the hell do you call that?
Roger Rubell: Monday.

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Splash picture

Allen: I didn't even like you when I first met you.
Walter Kornbluth: Nobody likes me when they first meet me.

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Oxford Blues picture

Nick De Angelo: Don't make this a personal thing, Colin.
Colin Gilchrist Fisher: But it is personal. Isn't it?

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Johnny Dangerously picture

Johnny Kelly: Say kid, what do they call you?
Lil: Impressive.

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Tank picture

Zack: I do believe I got you covered.

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Night of the Comet picture

Willy: You wouldn't believe what we want from you. In your worst nightmare, you wouldn't believe. Let's play a game, it's called scary noises.

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Frankenweenie picture

Victor Frankenstein: People are weird.

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The Muppets Take Manhattan picture

Bill the Frog: I'll pick up the bill today, Gil.
Gil the Frog: Oh, good. Something from the grill, Jill?
Jill the Frog: No, meat makes me ill, Gil.

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