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  • Teddy Duchamp: Train dodge.

  • Gordie Lachance: Do you think I'm weird?
    Chris Chambers: Definitely.
    Gordie Lachance: No man, seriously. Am I weird?
    Chris Chambers: Yeah, but so what? Everybody's weird.

  • Charlie Hogan: I still don't think we should go.
    Ace Merrill: Okay, okay. You've stated your position clearly. Now I'm gonna state mine: get in the fucking car, now!

  • Gordie Lachance: Do you think I'm weird?
    Chris Chambers: Definately.
    Chris Chambers: Definitely.
    Gordie Lachance: No man, seriously. Am i weird?
    Chris Chambers: Yeah, but so what? everybody's weird.
    Chris Chambers: Yeah, but so what? Everybody's weird.

  • Teddy Duchamp: This is my age! I'm in the prime of my youth, and I'll only be young once!
    Teddy Duchamp: This is my age! I'm in the prime of my youth and I'll only be young once!
    Chris Chambers: Yeah, but you'll be stupid for the rest of your life.

  • Teddy Duchamp: Two for flinching!

  • Ace Merrill: What are you gonna do? Shoot us all?
    Gordie Lachance: No, Ace. Just you.

  • The Writer: The train had knocked Ray Brower out of his Keds the same way it had knocked the life out of his body.

  • The Writer: [referring to Chris] Although I hadn't seen him in more than ten years, I know I'll miss him forever.

  • The Writer: We all knew what Vern meant right away. At the beginning of the school year, Vern had buried a quart jar of pennies underneath his house. He drew a treasure map so he could find them again. A week later, his mom cleaned out his room and threw away the map. Vern had been trying to find those pennies for nine months. Nine months, man. You didn't know whether to laugh or cry.

  • The Writer: Vern didn't just mean being off limits inside the junkyard, or fudging on our folks, or going on a hike up the railroad to Harlow. He meant those things, but it seems to me now it was more and that we all knew it. Everything was there and around us. We knew exactly who we were and exactly where we were going. It was grand.

  • The Writer: It was weird to me how, then, Teddy could care so much about his father, who practically tried to kill him. And I couldn't give a shit about my old man, and he hadn't laid a hand on me since I was three And that was for eating the bleach under the sink.

  • Gordie Lachance: I was 12 going on 13 the first time I saw a dead human being. It happened in the summer of 1959, a long time ago, but only if you measure in terms of years. I was living in a small town in Oregon called Castle Rock. There were only twelve hundred and eighty-one people. But to me, it was the whole world.

  • Gordie Lachance: We'd only been gone for two days but somehow the town seemed different; smaller.

  • Gordie Lachance: My brother gave me that
    Gordie Lachance: My brother gave me that.
    Ace Merrill: Now your giving it to me
    Ace Merrill: Now your giving it to me.
    Gordie Lachance: Come on man, It's Mine!

  • Waitress: "We talked into the night. The kind of talk seemed important until you dicover girls"
    Waitress: We talked into the night. The kind of talk seemed important until you dicover girls.

  • Denny Lachance: Did you read Gordie's story?

  • Ace Merrill: Let's play ball!

  • Teddy Duchamp: Dis your parents have any children that lived?

  • Chris Chambers: I just want to go somewhere where nobody knows who I am.

  • Gordie Lachance: Mickey's a mose.Donald's a duck. Pluto's a dog. What's Goofy?
    Gordie Lachance: Mickey's a mouse. Donald's a duck. Pluto's a dog. What's Goofy?

  • Vern Tessio: If i could only have one food to eat for the rest of my life?
    Vern Tessio: If I could only have one food to eat for the rest of my life?
    Vern Tessio: That's easy. Pez.Cherry Pez flavor. No question about it.
    Vern Tessio: That's easy. Pez. Cherry Pez flavor. No question about it.

  • Ace Merrill: Suck my fat one.
    Ace Merrill: Wheaaaatooooooooooooooonnnn!!!!!
    Ace Merrill: Wheaaaatoooooooooonnnn!

  • Gordie Lachance: Suck my fat one, you cheap dimestore hood.

  • Ace Merrill: We're gonna get you for this.
    Chris Chambers: Maybe you will, maybe you won't.
    Ace Merrill: Oh, we will.

  • Ace Merrill: What are you gonna do? Shoot us all?
    Gordie Lachance: No, Ace. Just you.

  • Chris Chambers: "You four-eyed pile of shit!"
    Chris Chambers: You four-eyed pile of shit!
    Teddy Duchamp: "A pile of shit has a thousand eyes."
    Teddy Duchamp: A pile of shit has a thousand eyes.

  • Ace Merrill: What, are you going to shoot all of us?
    Gordie Lachance: No Ace, just you.

  • Ace Merrill: Would you both just shut the fuck up. If either one of you had $2,000 I'd kill ya both.

  • Gordie Lachance: Why did he have to die, Chris? Why did Denny have to die? Why?
    Chris Chambers: I don't know.
    Gordie Lachance: It should've been me.
    Chris Chambers: Don't say that.
    Gordie Lachance: It should've been me.
    Chris Chambers: Don't say that, man.
    Gordie Lachance: I'm no good. My dad said it, I'm no good.
    Chris Chambers: He doesn't know you.

  • Chris Chambers: I just never thought a teacher... Oh, who gives a fuck anyway? I just wish... that I could go some place... where nobody knows me. I guess I'm just a pussy, huh?
    Gordie Lachance: No way. No way.

  • Chris Chambers: Hey, Vern. You better turn yours over.
    Vern Tessio: This is the way I like to do it. (Hot dog falls off stick). Oh, man! Gordie you got anymore?
    Vern Tessio: This is the way I like to do it. [hot dog falls off stick] Oh, man! Gordie you got anymore?
    Gordie Lachance: (Lauging) Sorry, Vern.
    Gordie Lachance: [lauging] Sorry, Vern.
    Vern Tessio: This is not funny. What am I supposed to eat?
    Teddy Duchamp: Why don't you cook your dick.
    Chris Chambers: It'd be a small meal.

  • Vern Tessio: Told you we should've stuck to the tracks.
    Vern Tessio: I told you we should of stuck to the tracks.
    Teddy Duchamp: Is it me or are you the world's biggest pussy?
    Teddy Duchamp: Is it me, or are you the world's biggest pussy?

  • Gordie Lachance: Do you use your left or your right hand for that.
    Gordie Lachance: You use your left hand or right hand to do that?

  • The Writer: Vern didn't just mean being off limits inside the junkyard, or fudging on our folks, or going on a hike up the railroad to Harlow. He meant those things, but it seems to me now it was more and that we all knew it. Everything was there and around us. We knew exactly who we were and exactly where we were going. It was grand.

  • Chris Chambers: How 'bout you go home and fuck your mother some more?
    Chris Chambers: Why don't you go home and fuck your mother some more?

  • Teddy Duchamp: I'm gonna rip your head off and shit down your neck!

  • Teddy Duchamp: Choppy chop balls
    Teddy Duchamp: Come on, Choppy! Sic balls, Choppy!

  • Teddy Duchamp: A pile of sh*t has a THOUSAND eyes!
    Teddy Duchamp: A pile of shit has a thousand eyes.

  • The Writer: I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?
    The Writer: [typing on computer] I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?

  • The Writer: I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?

  • Teddy Duchamp: This is my age! I'm in the prime of my youth, and I'll only be young once!

  • Gordie Lachance: Alright, alright, Mickey's a mouse, Donald's a duck, Pluto's a dog. What's Goofy?

  • Vern Tessio: You guys wanna go see a dead body?

  • Teddy Duchamp: You call my dad a looney again, I'll kill you.
    Milo Pressman: Looney, looney, looney!
    Teddy Duchamp: I'm gonna rip your head off and shit down your neck!

  • The Writer: I was 12 going on 13 the first time I saw a dead human being.

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