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Quotations from Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are is a family adventure drama film about a disobedient boy who creates his own world inhabited by wild creatures. The film begins with a boy named Max as he is sent to bed early without supper. After a while, the boy sails to an island inhabited by "Wild Things" and declare him as ther king. Directed by Spike Jonze. Starring Max Records with the voices of Forest Whitaker, Catherine O'Hara, James Gandolfini, Paul Dano, Lauren Ambrose, and Chris Cooper. Based on the children's book of the same name by Maurice Sendak.

Where the Wild Things Are received positive reviews upon its release. Even though the film is based on a children's story, it was marketed towards adults. Subsequently, the film saw great success in the box office. Read on for some quotes from Where the Wild Things Are.


Max: Are those... other kings?
Carol: Oh those? I don't know anything about that. Those were like that when we got here.
Douglas: Will you keep out all the sadness?
Max: I have a sadness-shield that keeps out all the sadness, and it's big enough for all of us.
Max: Did you make this?
Carol: Yeah, yeah.
Max: It's very good.
Carol: We were gonna make a whole world like this. Now, everyone used to come here, but you know... you know what it feels like when all your teeth are falling out really slowly and you don't realize and then you notice that, well, they're really far apart. And then one day... you don't have any teeth anymore.
Max: Yeah.
Carol: Well it was like that.
Judith: Happiness is not always the best way to be happy.
Carol: Who threw Richard?
Judith: Happiness isn't always the best way to be happy.
Carol: Will you keep out all the sadness?
Alexander: I hate this tree!
KW: I don't want you to go, I'll eat you up, I love you so.
Carol: If I was stranded on a desert island and could only take one thing, it'd be Douglas. We can share him if you want.
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