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We Bought a Zoo Quotes

  • Benjamin Mee: You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.


  • Rosie Mee: What about the easter bunny?


  • Benjamin Mee: Lets go on the road, Dylan, we'll be hobos
    Benjamin Mee: Lets go on the road, Dylan, we'll be hobos.


  • Dylan Mee: You hate me!!!
    Dylan Mee: You hate me!
    Benjamin Mee: We had some problems but we'll figger it out
    Benjamin Mee: We had some problems but we'll figure it out.


  • Rosie Mee: Yay, we bought a zoo


  • Benjamin Mee: What I figgered out was that love it only comes once in a life time. Just can't get a handle on it
    Benjamin Mee: What I figgered out was that love it only comes once in a life time. Just can't get a handle on it.


  • Benjamin Mee: I skip the condoms and the pastries? Forget it.


  • Benjamin Mee: Make me horny!


  • Dylan Mee: You're funny with everyone else, but never with me. Which I find funny!


  • Peter MacCready: You don't want me, I'm full of scotch, bitteress, and impure thoughts
    Peter MacCready: You don't want me, I'm full of scotch, bitterness, and impure thoughts.


  • Rosie Mee: [as Walter Ferris is finalizing his inspection] You know, everybody here thinks you're a dick. I don't know what that means, but I don't think that.


  • Benjamin Mee: It's not about where an adventure ends, because that's not what an adventure is about.


  • Benjamin Mee: What I've figured out is that when you love somebody that much, that hard, that long, you can never get away from them, no matter where you go. And that only comes once in a lifetime. Just can't get a handle on it. I cannot let go.


  • Benjamin Mee: I thought if I came out here it would stop. Back home, every place reminded me of her. Filippe's on Third Street. Balboa Park. Little Dom's, the coffee shop, that... That's a big one.


  • Delbert McGinty: "You don't want me. I'm filled with Scotch, bitterness and impure thoughts!"
    Delbert McGinty: You don't want me. I'm filled with Scotch, bitterness and impure thoughts!


  • Kelly Foster: why did you buy this place?
    Kelly Foster: Why did you buy this place?
    Benjamin Mee: ....why not?
    Benjamin Mee: Why not?


  • Lily Miska: i like your drawing...its a little dark. wheres the sun?
    Lily Miska: I like your drawing...its a little dark. Wheres the sun?
    Dylan Mee: theres not sun in the underworld...at least that I'm aware of
    Dylan Mee: There's not sun in the underworld...at least that I'm aware of.


  • Benjamin Mee: Then pick up a shovel and dig a hole! Help me! Dylan Mee: HELP ME!
    Dylan Mee: HELP ME!


  • Benjamin Mee: You have a 7 year old sister who still beleves in the easter bunny
    Benjamin Mee: You have a 7 year old sister who still beleves in the easter bunny.
    Dylan Mee: You haven't even taught me how to shave {Slams Door}
    Dylan Mee: You haven't even taught me how to shave [slams Door]
    Benjamin Mee: You want to shave let's shave
    Benjamin Mee: You want to shave let's shave.
    Rosie Mee: {Opens another Door} What about the easter bunny
    Rosie Mee: [opens another Door] What about the easter bunny.


  • Male Zookeeper: You're going to have to put some more skin in the game boss.


  • Rosie Mee: How come you don't tell stories anymore?
    Benjamin Mee: Well, because we're livin' the story.


  • Duncan Mee: Dump the animals, keep Kelly. THAT's true joy!


  • Rosie Mee: Mister, everybody says you're di*k and I don't know what that means, but I don't believe it.


  • Benjamin Mee: Then give him his medication!


  • Kelly Foster: Can't you see? He's in pain.


  • Benjamin Mee: Then pick up a shovel and dig a hole! Help me! HELP ME!
    Dylan Mee: HELP ME!


  • Benjamin Mee: I thought you'd like it here!


  • Benjamin Mee: I just wanted to show you cool animals!


  • Benjamin Mee: Why would an amazing woman like you even talk to someone like me?
    Katherine Mee: Why not?


  • Benjamin Mee: Why would an amazing woman like you even talk to someone like me?
    Katherine Mee: Why not?


  • Lily Miska: Sorry about the rain.
    Dylan Mee: No. I love it. I love your hair. I love your sign Lily. I love you.


  • Lily Miska: If you love me, let me know.


  • Benjamin Mee: You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.


  • Rosie Mee: Their Happy is too loud.


  • Kelly Foster: Why'd you do it?
    Benjamin Mee: Why not?


  • Kelly Foster: The key to talking is listening.


  • Kelly Foster: Talking to girls is easy. All you have to do is listen.


  • Benjamin Mee: All it takes is 20 seconds of insane courage and great things will happen. I promise.


  • Duncan Mee: If you're doing something for the right reasons, nothing can stop you.


  • Rosie Mee: We bought a zoo!


  • Benjamin Mee: Why would a beautiful woman like you talk to a stranger like me?
    Katherine Mee: Why not?


  • Duncan Mee: I like the animals... but I love the humans.


  • Benjamin Mee: Please don't take offense if I don't hit on you.


  • Benjamin Mee: Sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of courage, and I promise you something great will come of it.


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