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King Kong Quotes

  • Bruce Baxter: I look good
    Bruce Baxter: I look good.


  • Carl Denham: Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.


  • Carl Denham: Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.


  • Carl Denham: Fay's a size four.
    Preston: Yes, she is, but she's doing a picture with RKO.
    Carl Denham: Cooper, huh? I might've known.


  • Carl Denham: Bring the tripod and all of the film.
    Herbert: Want to switch to the six-inch lens?
    Carl Denham: [considering Kong, who only he has seen] The wide-angle will do just fine.


  • Lumpy the Cook: [seeing a footprint that Kong has left] There's only one creature capable of leaving a footprint that size. The Abominable Snowman.


  • Hayes: We could not understand because we were too far and could not remember because we were traveling in the night of first ages, of those ages that are gone, leaving hardly a sign - and no memories. We are accustomed to look upon the shackled form of a conquered monster, but there - there you could look at a thing monstrous and free.


  • Carl Denham: I keep telling you, Jack, thereâ??s no money in theater. Thatâ??s why you should stick with film.
    Carl Denham: I keep telling you, Jack, there's no money in theater. That's why you should stick with film.
    Jack Driscoll: No Carl, itâ??s not about the money. I love theater.
    Jack Driscoll: No Carl, it's not about the money. I love theater.
    Carl Denham: No you donâ??t. If you really loved it, you wouldâ??ve jumped.
    Carl Denham: No you don't. If you really loved it, you would've jumped.


  • Carl Denham: I'm real good at crappin' the crappers.


  • Carl Denham: "And lo, the beast looked upon the face of beauty. And it stayed its hand from killing. And from that day, it was as one dead."
    Carl Denham: And lo, the beast looked upon the face of beauty, and beauty stayed his hand. And from that day forward, he was as one dead.


  • Carl Denham: it is beauty that killed the beast
    Carl Denham: It was beauty killed the Beast.


  • Ann Darrow: Good things never last Mr. Denham.


  • Hayes: We could not understand because we were too far and could not remember because we were traveling in the night of first ages, of those ages that are gone, leaving hardly a sign - and no memories. We are accustomed to look upon the shackled form of a conquered monster, but there - there you could look at a thing monstrous and free.


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