The House With A Clock In Its Walls movie quotes provide the dialogue for the film which follows a young orphan and his magical uncle as they try to find a powerful world ending clock hidden inside the mansions walls. Eli Roth directed the movie using a screenplay Eric Kripke wrote based on the characters created by John Bellairs. The House With A Clock In Its Walls opened theatrically on September 21, 2018.
In The House With A Clock In Its Walls, Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro) is a young orphan sent to live with his uncle Jonathan Barnavelt (Jack Black.) Lewis soon discovers that his uncle is a warlock and begs to be one as well. Lewis is introduced to Florence Zimmerman (Cate Blanchett), Jonathans neighbor, who is a far more skilled witch. The clock behind the walls is found out to belong to a sinister magical couple that were intending to use the clock to end the world.
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Mrs. Zimmerman: You’re Lewis I presume. How was your trip?
Jonathan Barnavelt: This old hag is my neighbor.
Mrs. Zimmerman: I’m relieved to see you didn’t inherent your uncle’s freakishly over-sized head.
Jonathan Barnavelt: My God, did that withered purple skeleton just speak?
Jonathan Barnavelt: I can give you the right books, teach you the right spells, but that last one percent, that’s up to you.
[Kids line up to pick teams for basketball]
Bully #1: I don’t want the creepy little runt.
Bully #2: You think I want him?
[Lewis uses his powers to bounce the ball into the bullies faces then into the hoop]
Lewis Barnavelt: Lucky shot.
Jonathan Barnavelt: Have a look around. You’re perfectly safe.
[A tentacle opens a door and Jonathan quickly slams the door]
Lewis Barnavelt: That’s safe?
Jonathan Barnavelt: As long as it’s fed.