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Funny Quotations from The Tempest

The Tempest is a dramatic comedy fantasy film based on Shakespeare's epic play "The Tempest", except with Prospero's gender changed from male to female. If you don't know the story, it is about the duchess of Milan sent off on a raft with her three-year-old daughter. The two arrive on a stranded island where a beast lives. After twelve years, the mother attempts to get revenge by causing a tempest and wrecking the ship that holds the King of Naples.

The Tempest received mixed reviews upon its release but was nominated for the Best Costume Oscar award. Continue reading for more information from the movie and quotes from The Tempest.

Directed by
Julie Taymor

Starring: Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, and Djimon Hounsou


Caliban: Hast thou not dropped from Heaven?
Stephano: Out of the moon, I do assure thee.
Caliban: This island is mine!
Prospera: I will plague them all, even to roaring!
Prospera: We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little lives are rounded with a sleep.
Antonio: Here lies your brother, no better than the earth he lies upon.
Trinculo: Misery acquaints a man with strange bed fellows.
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