The Most Magical Quotes From 'Onward' 

Movie and TV Quotes
March 9, 2020 236 votes 32 voters 20 items

Pixar fans are needed to come forward and vote for the best Onward quotes. The company's magical new animated feature has an abundance of funny lines from which to choose, courtesy of its two main characters, but also from the colorful supporting players. Choosing the most unforgettable one liners won't be easy, because so many of them earn a laugh, and a couple even touch the heart.

Tom Holland provides the voice of Ian Lightfoot, an elf with one wish -- to meet the deceased father he never knew. He gets a chance after mom Laurel (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) gives Ian and rambunctious older brother Barley (Chris Pratt) a magic staff their father left behind. They summon a spell that will bring him back for just one day, which they figure is more than enough time to say their proper goodbyes. But the spell doesn't quite go as planned, bringing back only their dad's lower half. With little time to spare, the siblings go on a quest to find a replacement stone to power the staff so they can bring their father back in full form. All sorts of comic complications ensue. 

Onward was directed by Dan Scanlon, who previously made Monsters University for Pixar. He co-wrote the screenplay with Jason Headley and Keith Bunin. The supporting cast includes Octavia Spencer as "the Manticore" and Lena Waithe as a police officer.

Vote up the most memorable Onward quotes from the list below. 

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Heart's Fire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Magical Quotes From 'Onward'
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Heart's Fire

Barley Lightfoot: For any spell to work, you have to speak from your heart's fire.

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Garbage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Magical Quotes From 'Onward'
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Barley Lightfoot: I see you’ve brought sustenance for our adventure.

Ian Lightfoot: No, it’s garbage for the trash can.

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My Gut is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Magical Quotes From 'Onward'
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My Gut

Barley Lightfoot: My gut knows where to go. Don’t you, boy? Yes, you do.

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Totally A Quest is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Magical Quotes From 'Onward'
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Totally A Quest

Barley Lightfoot: We are going on a grand and glorious quest!

Ian Lightfoot: It’s not a quest. It’s just a really fast and strange errand.

Barley Lightfoot: It’s totally a quest!

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