Olive Hoover

Olive Hoover Picture

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: I'd like to dedicate this to my grandpa, who showed me these moves.
Pageant MC: Aww, that is so sweet.
[Audience applauds]
Pageant MC: Is he here? Where's your grandpa right now?
Olive: In the trunk of our car.

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Little Miss Sunshine Quotes

Grandpa: Again with the fucking chicken.
Richard: Dad.
Grandpa: It's always with the goddamn fucking chicken.

Olive: I'd like to dedicate this to my grandpa, who showed me these moves.
Pageant MC: Aww, that is so sweet.
[Audience applauds]
Pageant MC: Is he here? Where's your grandpa right now?
Olive: In the trunk of our car.