Olive Hoover

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Olive Hoover just found out she qualified for the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant in Redondo Beach, California.  She convinces her family to take her and they all go on the 800 mile roadtrip together.  Olive is coached by her grandfather who was recently kicked out of his retirement community for heroine use.

Played By
Abigail Breslin
Full Name
Olive Hoover

Olive Hoover Quotes

Olive: Grandpa, am I pretty?
Grandpa: You are the most beautiful girl in the world.
Olive: You're just saying that.
Grandpa: No! I'm madly in love with you and it's not because of your brains or your personality.

Olive: Do you eat ice cream?
Miss California: Yes. My favorite is Cherry Chocolate Garcia... except technically I think it's a frozen yogurt.

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Little Miss Sunshine Quotes

Listen to me. I got no reason to lie to you. Don't make the same mistakes I made when I was young. Fuck a lotta women, kid. Not just one woman, a lotta women.


Sheryl: He was snorting heroin.
Frank: You were snorting heroin?
Grandpa: [to Dwayne] Let me tell you, don't do that stuff. When you're young, you're crazy to do that shit.
Frank: Well what about you?
Grandpa: What about me? When you're old, you're crazy not to do it.