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The Best Quotes From 'The 'Burbs' Are So Funny It's Scary

Updated October 15, 2019 316 votes 47 voters 1.1k views15 items

The best quotes from The ‘Burbs make you realize how funny the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from The ‘Burbs, with the help of your votes. Starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, The ‘Burbs was directed by Joe Dante and was released in 1989.

What are your favorite lines from The ‘Burbs? One of the memorable one-liners was when Ray said, "I'm gonna go do something productive. I'm gonna go watch television." Another great line from The ‘Burbs is, "God, I love this street." Spoken by Ricky Butler who was played by Corey Feldman.

Vote up all The ‘Burbs quotes you want to see at the top of the list, regardless of which character they come from.

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    I Love This Street

    Ricky Butler: God, I love this street.

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    I've Never Seen That

    Ray Peterson: I've never seen that. I've never seen anybody drive their garbage down to the street and bang the hell out of it with a stick. I-I've never seen that.

     

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    Knocks Off An Old Man

    Ray Peterson: Nobody knocks off an old man in my neighborhood and gets away with it.

     

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    You're Chanting

    Ray Peterson:  I'm not going to listen to this, I'm not going to hear this now.

    Art: Ray! Ray! You're chanting! Ray. Ray, look. Ray, unconscious chanting! You're chanting! I want to kill everyone. Satan is good. Satan is our pal. Ray. Ray, you're chanting! Hey, once they get in here...it's over, pal.

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