Joe Versus the Volcano

Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)

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Patricia: You're afraid of the commitment? You're gonna have to love and honor me for about 30 seconds.

Patricia: My father says that almost the whole world is asleep. Everybody you know. Everybody you see. Everybody you talk to. He says that only a few people are awake and they live in a state of constant total amazement.

Angelica: You must be tired.
Joe Banks: I don't mind talking.
Angelica: Well, I do! This is one of those typical conversations where we're all open and sharing our innermost thoughts and it's all bullshit and a lie and it doesn't cost you anything.

Marshall: You're coming into focus, kid.

Patricia: That outfit's wearing you, Felix.
Joe Banks: Why are you calling me Felix. My name is Joe.
Patricia: I am calling you Felix because I do what I want.

DeDe: Hi Joe, what's with the shoe?
Joe Banks: I'm losing my sole.
DeDe: Yeah.

Joe Banks: I tell you one thing, though. Wherever we go, whatever we do, we're gonna take this luggage with us.

Joe Banks: I've never been to L.A. before.
Angelica: What do you think?
Joe Banks: It looks fake. I like it.

Samuel Harvey Graynamore: Well, does it take more guts to twice traverse a staircase in a burning building, or to make a one-time leap into a volcano? Damned if I know, Kemosabe.

Joe Banks: I saw the moon when we where out there on the ocean. Shinning down on everything. I've been miserable for so long. Years of my life wasted. For you. Been a long time comin' here to met you. A long time, on a crooked road.

Angelica: Would you like to hear one of my poems?
Joe Banks: Sure.
Angelica: Long ago, the delicate tangles of his hair... covered the emptiness of my hand... Would you like to hear it again?
Joe Banks: Ok.
Angelica: Long ago, the delicate tangles of his hair... covered the emptiness of my hand.

Marshall: What kinda clothes do you got now?
Joe Banks: Well, I got the kinda clothes I'm wearing.
Marshall: So you got no clothes.

Joe Banks: Dear God, whose name I do not know - thank you for my life. I forgot how BIG... thank you. Thank you for my life.

Joe Banks: And then I'll be staying on a tiny island and I don't know if I'll be living in a hut, or what.
Luggage Salesman: Very exciting... as a luggage problem.

Dr. Ellison: You have some time left, Mr. Banks. You have some life left. My advice to you is: live it well.

Luggage Salesman: This is our premier steamer trunk, it's all handmade, only the finest materials. It's even watertight, tight as a drum. If I had the need, and the wherewithal, Mr. Banks, this would be my trunk of choice.
Joe Banks: I'll take four of them.
Luggage Salesman: May you live to be a thousand years old, sir.

Joe Banks: What's that? A teddy bear?
Waponi Chief: It's my soul.
Joe Banks: Oh, I hope you don't lose it.
Waponi Chief: Me too.

Joe Banks: So, what are we hoping for here?
Patricia: A miracle.

Continuity mistake: When DeDe walks into Joe's apartment at the end of their date, she places her handbag on the floor a few steps across from the door. When she comes back in to get the bag because she forgot it after she leaves, she reaches for the bag just inside the door.

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Trivia: The entire story is on the desk lamp at the beginning of the story, and the lightning bolt is at every important change in the plot of the story.

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