I don't want any trouble.

Jim Stark

Buzz Gunderson: You ever been in a chickie-run?
Jim Stark: Yeah, that's all I ever do.
[Buzz leaves]
Jim Stark: Plato, what's a chickie-run?

Jim Stark: Is this where you live?
Judy: Who lives?

Hey they forgot to wind the sundial.

Jim Stark

You're tearing me apart!

Jim Stark

Frank Stark: We give you love and affection, don't we? Well, then, what is it? Was it because we went to that party? Well, you know what kind of drunken brawls those kind of parties turn into. It's not a place for kids.
Mrs. Carol Stark: A minute ago, you said you didn't care if he drinks.
Mrs. Stark, Jim's grandmother: He said a little drink.
Jim Stark: You're tearing me apart!
Mrs. Carol Stark: [shocked] What?
Jim Stark: You, you say one thing, he says another, and everybody changes back again!
Mrs. Carol Stark: That's a fine way to behave!
Mrs. Stark, Jim's grandmother: Well, you know who he takes after.

Buzz Gunderson: You know something? I like you.
Jim Stark: Why do we do this?
Buzz Gunderson: You've gotta do something. Don't you?

Jim Stark: Nobody talks to children.
Judy: No, they just tell them.

You know something? You read too many comic books.

Jim Stark

Jim Stark: I'll bet you'd go to a hanging.
Plato: I guess it's just my morbid personality.

You can wake up now, the universe has ended.

Jim Stark

I wouldn't make a hasty decision. Nobody can make a snap decision. We've got to consider the pros and cons, make a list, get advice... Have I ever stopped you from doing anything?

Frank Stark

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Rebel Without a Cause Quotes

I didn't chicken. You saw where I jumped. What did I have to do, kill myself?

Jim Stark

First police officer: Get up, get up. Mixed up in that beating on 12th street, huh?
Second police officer: No. Plain drunkenness.