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  • Tintin: Well this is a fine mess.


  • Captain Haddock: Thundering Typhoons!
    Captain Haddock: Thundering typhoons!


  • Captain Haddock: Nobody takes my ship!


  • Tintin: It's over
    Tintin: It's over.
    Captain Haddock: I thought you were an optimist
    Captain Haddock: I thought you were an optimist.
    Tintin: Well, you were wrong, weren't you? I'm a realist.
    Captain Haddock: That's just another name for a quitter.
    Tintin: You can call me what you like. Don't you get it? We failed.
    Captain Haddock: "failed", there are plenty of others willing to call you a failure. A fool. A loser. A hopeless souse! Don't you ever say it of yourself. You send the wrong signal, that is what people pick up. Do you understand? You care about something, you fight for it. You hit a wall, you push through it. There's something you need to know about failure, Tintin. You can never let it defeat you.
    Captain Haddock: 'Failed', there are plenty of others willing to call you a failure. A fool. A loser. A hopeless souse! Don't you ever say it of yourself. You send the wrong signal, that is what people pick up. Do you understand? You care about something, you fight for it. You hit a wall, you push through it. There's something you need to know about failure, Tintin. You can never let it defeat you.


  • Tintin: Well.. this is a fine mess
    Tintin: Well.. this is a fine mess.


  • Silk: I'm not a bad person...


  • Silk: Oh, just take them already!
    Thompson: We can't take your wallets! What do we look like? Thieves?


  • Captain Haddock: What is this peculiar liquid? There's no bouquet. It's completely transparent.
    Lieutenant Delcourt: Why, it's water.
    Captain Haddock: What will they think of next?


  • Captain Haddock: What is this peculiar liquid?
    Captain Haddock: There's no bouquet. It's completely transparent.
    Lieutenant Delcourt: Why, it's water.
    Captain Haddock: What will they think of next?


  • Captain Haddock: I have a beard? SINCE WHEN DID I HAVE A BEARD?!


  • Captain Haddock: I feel strange, Tintin, like I'ver never felt before...
    Tintin: Don't worry, captain, you're just sober.


  • Tintin: Mrs. Finch! A man's been shot on our doorstep!!
    Tintin: Mrs. Finch! A man's been shot on our doorstep!
    Mrs. Finch: Not again.


  • Tintin: (shakes hands with Captain Haddock) Tintin, by the way.
    Tintin: [shakes hands with Captain Haddock] Tintin, by the way.
    Captain Haddock: Haddock. Archibald Haddock.


  • Rackham/Sakharine: Looks can be deceiving.


  • Tintin: How's your thirst for adventure, Captain?
    Captain Haddock: Unquenchable, Tintin.


  • Captain Haddock: I am out! You don't know what that means.


  • Tom: He got me!


  • Captain Haddock: I have a beard? Since when do I have a beard?


  • Captain Haddock: There are plenty of others willing to call you a failure. A fool. A loser. A hopeless souse! Don't you ever say it of yourself. You send out the wrong signal. That is what people pick up. Do you understand? If you care about something fight for it. You hit a wall, push through it. There's something you need to know about failure, Tintin: You can never let it defeat you.


  • Captain Haddock: Ten thousand thundering typhoons! Come here, ya pilfering parakeet!


  • Rackham/Sakharine: "Do I pay you to talk Nester?"
    Rackham/Sakharine: Do I pay you to talk Nester?
    Nestor/Mr. Crabtree: "You don't pay me at all."
    Nestor/Mr. Crabtree: You don't pay me at all.


  • Thompson: "Great scott! Bowler hats are half priced!"
    Thompson: Great scott! Bowler hats are half priced!
    Thomson: "Really Thompson! This is hardly the time...Great Scott!"
    Thomson: Really Thompson! This is hardly the time...Great Scott!
    Tintin: "What?"
    Tintin: What?
    Thomson: "Caine's are half priced too!"
    Thomson: Caine's are half priced too!


  • Tintin: "Not now."
    Tintin: Not now.


  • Allan: "That's because it's you that's getting delivered!"
    Allan: That's because it's you that's getting delivered!


  • Captain Haddock: "Show yourself Red Rackham!"
    Captain Haddock: Show yourself Red Rackham!


  • Red Rackham: "Kill his men!"
    Red Rackham: Kill his men!


  • Bianca Castafiore: "I always wanted to take a visit to the third world."
    Bianca Castafiore: I always wanted to take a visit to the third world.


  • Allan: "Mr.Tin....Tin"
    Allan: Mr.Tin...Tin.


  • Thomson: "Actually it was childishly simple."
    Thomson: Actually it was childishly simple.
    Thompson: "I agree. Simply childish.''
    Thompson: I agree. Simply childish.


  • Tintin: "I'd prefer you keep your trousers on if it's all the same to you."
    Tintin: I'd prefer you keep your trousers on if it's all the same to you.


  • Mrs. Finch: ''Mr.Tintin does not like visitors after bedtime.''
    Mrs. Finch: Mr.Tintin does not like visitors after bedtime.


  • Tintin: ''Did you say Haddok?''
    Tintin: Did you say Haddok?


  • Tintin: ''Of course! How could I be so stupid.''
    Tintin: Of course! How could I be so stupid.


  • Tintin: ''Yes alright thats enough of that.''
    Tintin: Yes alright that's enough of that.


  • Tintin: ''Captain no!''
    Tintin: Captain no!


  • Tintin: ''Shut up snowy.''
    Tintin: Shut up Snowy.


  • Tintin: ''Its not the money im worried about.''
    Tintin: Its not the money I'm worried about.


  • Silk: ''Im not a bad person.''
    Silk: I'm not a bad person.


  • Rackham/Sakharine: [stops Tintin with cane] What else have you "found out"?
    Rackham/Sakharine: [stops Tintin with cane] What else have you 'found out'?
    Tintin: [pushes cane away] What is there to find?
    Rackham/Sakharine: [stops Tintin with cane again] That depends on what you're looking for.
    Tintin: I'm looking for answers.


  • Silk: I'm not a criminal!


  • Red Rackham: I CURSE YOU! I CURSE YOUR NAME! WE WILL MEET AGAIN! IN ANOTHER TME, IN ANOTHER LIFE! *ship explodes*
    Red Rackham: I CURSE YOU! I CURSE YOUR NAME! WE WILL MEET AGAIN! IN ANOTHER TME, IN ANOTHER LIFE! [ship explodes]


  • Captain Haddock: Fast asleep... Typical land lubbers.


  • Tintin: Snowy, not the sandwich, the keys!


  • Silk: I'm sort of a kleptomaniac...
    Thompson Twin: Kleptomaniac?
    Thompson Twin: It's a fear of open spaces.
    Thompson Twin: No wonder why he keeps all his wallets in the living room!


  • Thompson Twin: No, it's 'p' as in 'pschology'.
    Thompson Twin: No, it's 'p' as in 'psychology'.


  • Tintin: The poem.
    Rackham/Sakharine: Yes...!
    Tintin: Written in Old English.
    Rackham/Sakharine: Yes!
    Tintin: Hidden in the ship's mast.
    Rackham/Sakharine: YES!!
    Rackham/Sakharine: YES!
    Tintin: I don't have it.
    Rackham/Sakharine: I will find it, WITH or WITHOUT your help.


  • Captain Haddock: TUB?!


  • Thompson Twin: Great Scott!
    Tintin: What is it?!
    Thompson Twin: There's a half price sale on bowler hats!
    Thompson Twin: Oh, shut up! We have no time for this! ... Great Scott!
    Tintin: What?!
    Thompson Twin: There's a half price sale on canes, too!


  • Tintin: Did you hit anything?
    Captain Haddock: *watches in shock as dam explodes*
    Captain Haddock: [watches in shock as dam explodes]


  • Captain Haddock: There are plenty of others willing to call you a failure. A fool. A loser. A hopeless souse. Don't you EVER say it of yourself. You send out the wrong signal, that is what people pick up. Don't you understand? You care about something, you fight for it! You hit a wall, you push through it! There is something that you need to know, Tintin. You can never let failure defeat you.
    Captain Haddock: There are plenty of others willing to call you a failure. A fool. A loser. A hopeless souse. Don't you EVER say it of yourself. You send out the wrong signal, that is what people pick up. Don't you understand? You care about something, you fight for it! You hit a wall, you push through it! There is something that you need to know, Tintin. You can never let failure defeat you.


  • Tintin: "I need to get off this drunken tub."
    Tintin: I need to get off this drunken tub.


  • Rackham/Sakharine: "Faster you idiots!"
    Rackham/Sakharine: Faster you idiots!


  • Tintin: "Yes alright, that's enough."
    Tintin: Yes alright, that's enough.


  • Captain Haddock: "There was a bottle of alcohol..."
    Captain Haddock: There was a bottle of alcohol...
    Tintin: "There always is."
    Tintin: There always is.


  • Thompson: "That pick-pocket has picket his last pocket."
    Thompson: That pick-pocket has picket his last pocket.


  • Captain Haddock: "FUMES!!"
    Captain Haddock: FUMES!


  • Thomson: Thompson, where are you?
    Thompson: Well I'm already downstairs, do try to keep up!


  • Tintin: Well done Snowy!


  • Captain Haddock: Well, I assumed it was locked.


  • Captain Haddock: "There fast asleep. The landlubbers."
    Captain Haddock: There fast asleep. The landlubbers.


  • Captain Haddock: "Just one drink."
    Captain Haddock: Just one drink.


  • Tintin: I know what Sakharine's looking for!
    Captain Haddock: What are you raving about?
    Tintin: It was written on the scroll. Three brothers joined. Three Unicorns in company sailing in the noonday sun will speak.
    Captain Haddock: Really?
    Tintin: Sir Francis didn't make two models of the Unicorn, he made three! Three ships for three sons!
    Captain Haddock: Excellent!


  • Tintin: How's your thirst for adventure Captain?
    Captain Haddock: Unquenchable!


  • Tintin: Thanks, I'm Tintin by the way.
    Captain Haddock: Haddock, Archibald Haddock.


  • Captain Haddock: Nobody takes MY ship.


  • Captain Haddock: Nobody takes my ship and gets away with it!
    Tintin: They have already taken your ship..
    Captain Haddock: Nobody takes my ship TWICE and gets away with it!


  • Tintin: Mrs. Finch! Quick! A man's been shot!
    Mrs. Finch: Oh, not again!


  • Thomson: "Well I'm already down the stairs, Thompson. Do try to keep up."
    Thomson: Well I'm already down the stairs, Thompson. Do try to keep up.


  • Captain Haddock: If you hit a wall, you PUSH through it
    Captain Haddock: You hit a wall, you push through it.


  • Tintin: What have you done?
    Captain Haddock: I lit a wee fire.
    Captain Haddock: I lit a wee fire...
    Tintin: IN A BOAT?!
    Tintin: IN A BOAT? [explosion]
    Tintin: (after explosion) Well, this is a fine mess.
    Tintin: Well, this is a fine mess...


  • Tintin: How's your thirst for adventure, Captain?
    Captain Haddock: Unquenchable, Tintin.


  • Red Rackham: Close, but no cigar.


  • Captain Haddock: Blistering Barnacles!
    Captain Haddock: Blistering barnacles!


  • Captain Haddock: snakes
    Captain Haddock: Snake!


  • Tintin: Oh God! What have I done!


  • Tintin: We've got bad news...We've only got one bullet.
    Tintin: We've got bad news. We've only got one bullet.
    Captain Haddock: What's the good news?
    Tintin: We've got ONE bullet.


  • Captain Haddock: My memory is not what it used to be!
    Tintin: What did it use to be?
    Captain Haddock: I've forgotten...


  • Tintin: How's your thirst for adventure, Captain?


  • Tintin: (From trailer) This may sound crazy but I've got a plan.
    Tintin: This may sound crazy but I've got a plan.


  • Captain Haddock: You do know what you're doing..?
    Captain Haddock: You do know what you're doing?
    Tintin: Relax! I interviewed a pilot once!


  • Tintin: Look, Snowy...
    Tintin: Snowy, look at this.


  • Captain Haddock: LAND!
    Tintin: We're not landing yet!
    Tintin: We're not there yet!
    Captain Haddock: No! LAND!


  • Captain Haddock: Nobody takes MY ship!
    Captain Haddock: Nobody takes my ship!


  • Tintin: What have you done?
    Captain Haddock: I lit a wee fire...
    Captain Haddock: I lit a wee fire.
    Tintin: IN A BOAT?!
    Tintin: (after explosion) Well, this is a fine mess.


  • Tintin: We can't turn back. Not now....not now.
    Tintin: We can't turn back. Not now. Not now.


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