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  • Theatre Manager: What are you two rats doing in here? *throws Hugo and Isabelle outside* Better not see you in here again!
    Theatre Manager: What are you two rats doing in here? [throws Hugo and Isabelle outside] Better not see you in here again!


  • Isabelle: This might be an adventure, and I've never had one before - outside of books, at least.


  • Station inspector: We'll let the orphanage deal with you
    Hugo Cabret: No! I don't belong there!
    Station inspector: Where do you belong then? A child has to belong somewhere!
    Hugo Cabret: Listen to me! Please, please listen to me! You don't understand! You have to let me go. I don't understand why, why father died, why I'm alone. It is my only chance.. to work (looks at the Inspector's artificial leg). You should understand!
    Hugo Cabret: Listen to me! Please, please listen to me! You don't understand! You have to let me go. I don't understand why, why father died, why I'm alone. It is my only chance.. to work. [looks at the Inspector's artificial leg] You should understand!
    Georges Méliès: I do. I do. Monsieur, this child belongs to me.


  • Hugo Cabret: I need to know what this means!


  • Isabelle: I wonder what my purpose is...
    Hugo Cabret: Everything has a purpose, clocks tell you the time, trains takes you to places. I'd imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need. So I figured if the entire world was one big machine... I couldn't be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason, too.


  • Isabelle: I wonder what my purpose is.


  • Hugo Cabret: Everything has a purpose, clocks tell you the time, trains takes you to places
    Hugo Cabret: Everything has a purpose, clocks tell you the time, trains takes you to places.


  • Georges Méliès: I trusted you. And this is how you pay me. You're cruel. You're cruel.


  • Isabelle: we can get into a trouble
    Isabelle: We can get into a trouble.
    Hugo Cabret: that's how you know it's an adventure
    Hugo Cabret: That's how you know it's an adventure.


  • Station inspector: Seems Maximilian doesn't like the cut of your jib, little man. He is disturbed by your physiognomy. He is upset by your visage. Why would he not like your face, eh?


  • Hugo Cabret: I'd imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need. So I figured if the entire world was one big machine... I couldn't be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason.


  • Hugo Cabret: So I figured, if the entire world was one big machine, I couldn't be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason...


  • Hugo Cabret: Maybe that's why a broken machine always makes me a little sad, because it isn't able to do what it was meant to do... Maybe it's the same with people. If you lose your purpose... it's like you're broken.


  • Hugo Cabret: I'm sorry, it's broken.
    Georges Méliès: No it's not. It worked perfectly!


  • Hugo Cabret: I always believed that the world is a machine. All of us were made for a purpose.


  • Georges Méliès: If you ever wonder where your dreams come from, look around: this is where they’re made
    Georges Méliès: If you ever wonder where your dreams come from, look around: this is where they're made
    Georges Méliès: If you ever wonder where your dreams come from, look around: this is where they're made.


  • Mama Jeanne: Georges, you've tried to forget the past for so long, but it has caused you nothing but unhappiness. Maybe it's time you tried to remember.


  • Mama Jeanne: Georges, you've tried to forget the past for so long, but it has caused you nothing but unhappiness. Maybe it's time you tried to remember.


  • Station inspector: "You drunken buffon!"
    Station inspector: You drunken buffoon!


  • Uncle Claude: "There was a fire."
    Uncle Claude: There was a fire.


  • Monsieur Labisse: "Monsieur Cabaret."
    Monsieur Labisse: Monsieur Cabaret.


  • Isabelle: Very well done Hugo
    Isabelle: Very well done Hugo.


  • Hugo Cabret: With panache
    Hugo Cabret: With panache.


  • Station inspector: "Where are your parents, little man?"
    Station inspector: Where are your parents, little man?


  • Station inspector: "Little man."
    Station inspector: Little man.


  • Hugo Cabret: "Can we fix it?"
    Hugo Cabret: Can we fix it?
    Hugo's Father: "Well it would be incredibly hard. Of course we can fix it."
    Hugo's Father: Well it would be incredibly hard. Of course we can fix it.


  • Train Engineer: "There's a boy on the tracks!"
    Train Engineer: There's a boy on the tracks!


  • Station inspector: "That is suspicious."
    Station inspector: That is suspicious.


  • Hugo Cabret: Right after my father died, I would come up here a lot. Iâ??d imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need. So I figured, if the entire world was one big machine, I couldnâ??t be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason too.
    Hugo Cabret: Right after my father died, I would come up here a lot. I'd imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need. So I figured, if the entire world was one big machine, I couldn't be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason too.


  • Hugo Cabret: "I'd imagine the world was one big machine."
    Hugo Cabret: I'd imagine the world was one big machine.


  • Station inspector: I have mastered 3 smiles
    Station inspector: I have mastered three smiles.


  • Hugo's Father: Films have the ability to capture dreams.
    Hugo's Father: Films have the power to capture dreams.


  • Georges Méliès: Come, and dream with me.


  • Hugo Cabret: Hugo: If you lose your purpose, it's like you're broken.
    Hugo Cabret: If you lose your purpose, it's like you're broken.


  • Hugo Cabret: I'd imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come with the exact amount they need. So I figured if the entire world was one big machine, I couldn't be an extra part. I had to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason too.


  • Georges Méliès: Happy endings only happen in the movies
    Georges Méliès: Happy endings only happen in the movies.
    Hugo Cabret: Stories not over yet
    Hugo Cabret: The story's not over yet.


  • Train Engineer Assistant: Get out of the way!!!
    Train Engineer Assistant: Get out of the way!


  • Hugo Cabret: It's like a puzzle. When you put it together, something's going to happen.


  • Isabelle: We could get into trouble!
    Hugo Cabret: That's how you know it's an adventure.


  • Isabelle: Is it a secret?
    Hugo Cabret: Yes.
    Isabelle: Oh good! I love secrets!


  • Isabelle: Why would my key fit into your father's machine?


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