Dante's Peak
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Greg: It's coffee time! Coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee! Cappuccino, java, YES.

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Rachel: A man who looks at a rock must have a lot on his mind.

Terry, usgs Crew: The doctor said I can get out of the hospital as soon as they make sure that my head's OK.
Nancy: OK, see you in 10 years man.

Rachel: Do you have a family?
Harry Dalton: No.
Rachel: Why not?
Harry Dalton: Well, for one thing, I move around alot. Mexico, Alaska, South America, The Philippines, New Guinea, basically where there's a volcano with an attitude.

Harry Dalton: I move around a lot: Colombia, Guatemala, the Philippines, Mexico, New Zealand, New Guinea... wherever there's a volcano with an attitude.

Harry Dalton: I've always been better at feeling out volcanoes than people and politics.

Paul Dreyfus: Harry, listen... for what it's worth... you were right and I was wrong.

Harry Dalton: Get the hell out of there now, before it's too late.

Harry Dalton: Her name was Marianne. We worked together. She loved volcanoes.

Paul Dreyfus: We're picking up some activity around Dante's Peak.
Harry Dalton: This is a joke right? Dante's Peak?

Harry Dalton: My 9th grade science teacher always said that if you put a frog in boiling hot water, it would jump out. But put it in cold water, and heat it up gradually, it would slowly boil to death.
Nancy: What's that Harry? Your recipe for frog soup?
Harry Dalton: It's my recipe for a disaster.

Continuity mistake: When they are driving up the mountain to get to her kids, they cross a river and they get hit on the passenger side of the truck shattering the window, but later when they show them going up the mountain there is a new window there.

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Trivia: The ‘volcanic ash' you see in this movie is actually finely shredded newspapers.

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Question: Why exactly did Ruth jump out of the boat into the acid lake water later on in the movie? Was it to make it easier for the boat to get to the dock? If so, this doesn't make sense as they were still pretty close. Did she just make a bad decision and not think on it?

Answer: It was a deliberate act on her part. She jumped out in shallow water to help propel the boat to shore before it sank. She sacrificed herself to save the family.

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Answer: She was also very adamant that she did not want to leave her home, believing that the mountain would never hurt her. She eventually realised she was wrong. She also loved the home she and her late husband built, but it was destroyed. By sacrificing herself she got her wish to stay.

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