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James and the Giant Peach (film) Quotes

James and the Giant Peach (film) is a TV show that debuted in 1970 . James and the Giant Peach stopped airing in 1970.

It features Denise Di Novi as producer, Randy Newman in charge of musical score, and Pete Kozachik as head of cinematography.

James and the Giant Peach (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of James and the Giant Peach (film) is 79 minutes long. James and the Giant Peach (film) is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (Global).

The cast includes: Simon Callow as Grasshopper, Richard Dreyfuss as Centipede, Paul Terry as James, Miriam Margolyes as Glowworm, David Thewlis as Earthworm, Jane Leeves as Ladybug, Susan Sarandon as Spider, Joanna Lumley as Aunt Spiker, Miriam Margolyes as Aunt Sponge, Susan Sarandon as Miss Spider, Mike Starr as Beat Cop, and Simon Callow as The Grasshopper.

James and the Giant Peach (film) Quotes

Susan Sarandon as Miss Spider

  • (Susan Sarandon) "Mmmmm. Better than ladybugs."
  • (Jane Leeves) "What?"
  • (Susan Sarandon) "Excuse me."
  • (David Thewlis) "It's not dirt --"
  • (David Thewlis) "But it's not bad."
  • (Susan Sarandon) "We are in, what you call, the Big Puddle."
  • (Susan Sarandon) "Nice aim, Commodore."
  • (Susan Sarandon) "Centipede I do not know whether to kill you or kiss you."
  • (Susan Sarandon) "No one will be eating you James."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Naw, she'll just puncture your head and suck out the brains."
  • (Susan Sarandon) "That I am saving for you."
  • (Susan Sarandon) "We are in the middle of the, how do you say, the big puddle."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Biggest puddle of 'em all, angel fangs; the Atlantic Ocean."
  • (Old Green Grasshopper) "Technically, the Pacific is the biggest."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Well, that goes without saying."

Richard Dreyfuss as Centipede

  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "We're not lost."
  • (Simon Callow) "Then where are we?"
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Somewhere up north. Or, possibly, very far south."
  • (Simon Callow) "What's your latitude? What's your longitude?"
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Hey, hey, hey. That's personal, bud."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Biggest puddle of them all, Angel Fangs. The Atlantic Ocean."
  • (Simon Callow) "Tecnically, the Pacific is larger."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Well -- that goes without saying."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "NOW look what you've done."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Holy shipwreck."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Time to go make a pest of myself."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Why don't skeletons play music in church? Because they got no organs."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "I'm crazy about mosquitoes on a piece of buttered toast/And pickled spines of porcupines and a great big roast./And dragon's flesh, quite old, not fresh, it costs a buck at most."
  • (Miriam Margolyes) "Does it come with gravy?"
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "It comes to you in barrels if you order it by post."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Hey, Glowworm, how 'bout some light?"
  • (Miriam Margolyes) "I can't hear you. I'll have to put my light on."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Teach you to mess with me, you overgrown sardine. I'm from Brooklyn."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "I've sailed all the five seas. From the land of Bora Bora to the icy shores of Tripoli. Commodore Centipede, they used to call me."
  • (Simon Callow) "Seven."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Huh?"
  • (Simon Callow) "There are seven seas, and Tripoli is in the Sub-Tropics, Commodore."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Trim the sails."
  • (Jane Leeves) "There are no sails."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Start the engines."
  • (David Thewlis) "There are no engines."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "I can't work with this miserable crew."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "It's Paul Bunyan. He's come to cut me some slack. Hey, aiming a little low, aren't you, buddy? He's going to cut me in half."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "I did live between two pages of The National Geographic. Very informative magazine, the National Geographic. Lots of nice pictures."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Let the biddies come. I'll take 'em both on. I'm undefeatable. I'm indivisible. I'm --"
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "-- in trouble."

Joanna Lumley as Aunt Spiker

  • (Joanna Lumley) "Ew, wouldn't want one of those nesting in your knickers."
  • (Innocent Girl) "Can I touch it?"
  • (Joanna Lumley) "Touch it? You can't touch it."
  • (Miriam Margolyes) "She'll be wanting to taste it next."
  • (Joanna Lumley) "Admission denied. This child has too many cheeky ideas."
  • (Joanna Lumley) "Where are you? You little worm."
  • (David Thewlis) "AAAHHHHHH."
  • (Paul Terry) "Not you, ME."

Paul Terry as James

  • (Paul Terry) "Whenever I had a problem, my parents told me to look at it another way."
  • (David Thewlis) "How ? First, I was bird bait, and then I was shark bait."
  • (Paul Terry) "That's true, but you could say that you gave us wings to fly, and that you defeated a giant shark single-handedly."
  • (David Thewlis) "No-handedly."
  • (Paul Terry) "You're a hero."
  • (David Thewlis) "I am. I'm Wonderworm."
  • (Paul Terry) "What are they?"
  • (Old Man) "Crocodile tongues."
  • (Paul Terry) "Tongues?"
  • (Old Man) "Long, slimy crocodile tongues boiled in the skull of a dead witch for 40 days and 40 nights. And, the gizard of a pig, the fingers of a young monkey, the beak of a parrot and three spoonfuls of sugar, and then, let the moon do the rest."
  • (Paul Terry) "We could -- No, it's stupid."
  • (Simon Callow) "Compared to what?"
  • (Paul Terry) "Well, I suppose we could fly out."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "He's right. It's stupid."
  • (Paul Terry) "It's like he said: Marvelous things will happen."
  • (Miriam Margolyes) "Did he say, "Marvelous pigs in satin"?"
  • (Simon Callow) "No, dear lady."
  • (Simon Callow) "Marvelous things will happen."
  • (Simon Callow) "Poor Glowworm, she's a little deaf."
  • (David Thewlis) "I, on the other hand, have exquisite hearing."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Oh, yeah? Well, listen to this --"
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "LET'S GET OUTTA HERE."
  • (Paul Terry) "You're not even a real rhino. You're just a lot of smoke and noise. I'm not afraid of you."
  • (Paul Terry) "We'll always be together, right?"
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Kid, you're stuck with us, for life."
  • (Paul Terry) "I can't remember what fun is for."

David Thewlis as Earthworm

  • (David Thewlis) "Remember what your parents said, James -- Try looking at it another way."
  • (David Thewlis) "The sun's so hot. I'm roasted."
  • (David Thewlis) "Ow. What was that?"
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Sorry, I thought you were the spider."
  • (Simon Callow) "Ouch. What was that ?"
  • (Susan Sarandon) "Excuse, I thought you were the Centipede."
  • (Old Green Grasshopper) "Oh this is all my fault."
  • (David Thewlis) "Hey don't take all the credit, I helped too."
  • (David Thewlis) "We gotta get out of here. We'll be turned into living statues."
  • (Simon Callow) "Dead living statues."
  • (David Thewlis) "She won't be coming down here with the spray. She'll be coming down here with a shovel. It happened to m' brother. Split him right down the middle. Now I have two half-brothers."

Simon Callow as The Grasshopper

  • (Simon Callow) "For dinner on my birthday, shall I tell you what I chose? Hot noodles made from poodles on a slice of garden hose/And a rather smelly jelly made from armadillo's toes/The jelly is delicious, but you have to hold your nose."
  • (Simon Callow) "He's committed pesticide."
  • (Simon Callow) "We'll be blown off course."
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "We'll wind up in Jersey."
  • (Simon Callow) "No-one is going to squoosh you, old boy. You're six feet long now."
  • (David Thewlis) "Bigger targets."
  • (Simon Callow) "This is an outrage. You are a disgrace to your Phylum, Order, Class, Genus and Spe --"
  • (Richard Dreyfuss) "Say it in English."
  • (Simon Callow) "YOU, sir, are an ASS."

Mike Starr as Beat Cop

  • (Mike Starr) "I don't know. Just get the biggest crane in New York."

Miriam Margolyes as Aunt Sponge

  • (Miriam Margolyes) "It smells delicious."
  • (Joanna Lumley) "No. It smells like money."
  • (Miriam Margolyes) "I look and smell, I do declare, as lovely as a rose. Just feast your eyes upon my face, observe my shapely nose. Behold my heavenly silky locks, and if I take off both my socks, you'll see my dainty toes."
  • (Joanna Lumley) "But don't forget, my dearest Sponge, how much your tummy shows."
  • (Miriam Margolyes) "God bless the colonies."

Jane Leeves as Ladybug

  • (Jane Leeves) "I crave the tasty tentacles of octopi for tea/I like hot dogs, but I love hot frogs, and surely you'll agree/A plate of soil with engine oil is a super recipe. I hardy need to mention that it's practically free."

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