Funny Quotations from The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers is an action adventure comedy film about the three Musketeers and their adventures with a young swordsman. The film follows the life of d'Artagnan as he dreams of becoming a musketeer. Once arriving to Paris, he makes a fool of himself and challenges each Musketeer at different times to a duel. However, he ends up helping them fend off the Cardinal Richelieu's gaurds and he is subsiquently invited to help them in their efforts against the Cardinal. Along the way, the young d'Artagnan begins an affair with his landlord's wife. Directed by Richard Lester. Starring Oliver Reed, Charlton Heston, Raquel Welch, Faye Dunaway, Richard Chamberlain, Frank Finlay, Michael York, and Christopher Lee. Based on the novel of the same name by Alexandre Dumas.
The Three Musketeers received mostly positive reviews when it was released. Sadly, amongst all the other Musketeer movies, this one is generally lost in history despite having many famous actors, actresses, and great humor. Little known fact: the Beattles were originally going to play the Musketeers. Continue reading for some humorous The Three Musketeers quotes.
Rochefort: If you were a gentleman, I would speak to you. I was speaking *at* you, sir.
[the Musketeers have unwittingly rescued the Duke of Buckingham from Richilieu's men]
Duke of Buckingham: Thank you for your assistance, gentlemen.
Porthos: Who was that fellow we saved?
Athos: I don't know; but he sounded a bit foreign, did he not?
Sea Captain: This pass is for one person.
D'Artagnan: I am only one person. He is a servant.
Captain of Cardinal's Guard: We have a duty to suppress disorder and arrest brawlers. Put up your swords and come along with us.
D'Artagnan: Now, that man in his time has insulted me, broken my father's sword, had me clubbed to the ground, laid violent hands on the woman I love! He is inconvenient.
D'Artagnan: Your Grace's pardon, I had forgotten: England is an island. How do I get off?
Lady de Winter: Your Eminence is a great player - great enough to lose. I do not like to lose.
Cardinal Richelieu: You must suit yourself, Milady. But if in the end you should, do it with a becoming grace.
M. Bonancieux: The Bastille! Well, I tell you, I don't want to go to the Bastille! Because it's got very deep dungeons and terrible instruments of torture operated by very unsympathetic men! And they snip very important parts off people!
Duke of Buckingham: Come, sirs, we must bustle!
[he strides off with the two exhausted Frenchmen trailing behind him]
D'Artagnan: Come Planchet, we must... bustle.
Planchet: [bitterly] Oh good. I like bustling.
Duke of Buckingham: How can I ever repay you?
D'Artagnan: My Lord, let us understand one another. You are an Englishman and an enemy of France. You owe me no debt. What I have done, I've done for the Queen.
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