Hayes: If someone were to tell you this ship was headed for Singapore, what would you say?
Lumpy the Cook: I'd say they're full of it Mr. Hayes. I mean we turned Southwest last night.
Carl Denham: Fellas, we're not looking for any trouble...
Jimmy: No. You're looking for somethin' else.

Carl Denham: Ann, I'm not that kind of person.
Ann Darrow: Oh really, then what kind of person are you Mr.Denham?
Carl Denham: I'm someone you can trust, I'm a movie producer.

Monsters belong in B movies.

Carl Denham: I've risked everything I had on this film.
Captain Englehorn: No Denham, you risked everything I have.

[the boat is leaving the dock, and Carl made Jack stay because he hasn't finished the script]
Carl Denham: I keep telling you, Jack, there's no money in theater. That's why you should stick with film.
Jack Driscoll: No Carl, it's not about the money. I love theater.
Carl Denham: No you don't. If you really loved it, you would've jumped.

Ladies and Gentlemen... I give you... KONG! THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD!

Goddamn it Preston we're gonna finish this film for Herb. And We'll donate the proceeds to his wife and kids.

Carl Denham

Captain Englehorn: That's the thing about cockroaches. No matter how many times you flushed them down the toilet, they always crawl back up the bowl.
Carl Denham: Hey buddy, I'm out of the bowl. I'm drying off my wings and trekking across the lid.

Carl Denham: [filming the dinosaurs] Walk forward, Bruce.
Bruce Baxter: What?
Carl Denham: You're the star of this picture. Get into character and head towards the animals.
Bruce Baxter: What the hell kind of place is this? Are you sure about this, Denham? Don't we have a stand-in for this type of thing?
Carl Denham: I need you in the shot, or people will say they're fake.
Bruce Baxter: Oh nobody's gonna think these are fake.

Carl Denham: I'll give you another thousand if we leave right now
Captain Englehorn: You didn't give me the first thousand yet
Carl Denham: Will you take a cheque?
Captain Englehorn: Do I have a choice?

Carl Denham: $2,000 is a deal. Will you take a check?
Captain Englehorn: Do I have a choice?

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Carl Denham

Played By
Jack Black
Full Name
Carl Denham