Those girls... those girls don't wanna go messin' round no old house!

Old Man

[when approaching a slaughterhouse] What's that stench?


Hey, listen to Franklin's horoscope. "Travel in the country, long-range plans, and upsetting persons around you, could make this a disturbing and unpredictable day."


Sally: [when they arrive at the old house, upon seeing its condition] Oh, I wish they hadn't let the place fall apart.
Jerry: Now it looks like the birthplace of Bela Lugosi.

[to Leatherface] You... you damn fool! You ruined the door! Ain't he got no pride in his home?

Old Man

If I have any more fun today I don't think I can take it!


Dick Hallorann: Mrs. Torrance, your husband inroduced you as Winifred. Now, are you a Winnie or a Freddy?
Wendy Torrance: I'm a Wendy.
Dick Hallorann: Oh. That's nice, that's the prettiest.

Wendy? Darling? Light, of my life. I'm not gonna hurt ya. You didn't let me finish my sentence. I said, I'm not gonna hurt ya. I'm just going to bash your brains in.

Jack Torrance

Stuart Ullman: Four presidents, movie stars...
Wendy Torrance: Royalty?
Stuart Ullman: All the best people.

Dick Hallorann: Some places are like people: some shine and some don't.

Delbert Grady: I feel you will have to deal with this matter in the harshest possible way, Mr. Torrance.
Jack Torrance: There's nothing I look forward to with greater pleasure, Mr. Grady.

Do you have the slightest idea what a moral and ethical principle is? Do you?

Jack Torrance

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