In 2021, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On captured the hearts of movie-goers thanks to its whimsical lead character. With themes of happiness, adventure, and family, audiences fell in love with this charming movie directed by Dean Fleischer Camp.
Many of the best Marcel the Shell quotes come from the titular character, voiced to perfection by Jenny Slate. Marcel often finds the beauty in every experience, and expresses that with childlike wonder. Some of the best quotes are the ones that are so wholesome that you can't help but smile upon hearing them. Dean also has some good quotes, as does Marcel's grandmother, Connie (Isabella Rossellini).
Do you have a favorite quote from Marcel the Shell? Make sure the best Marcel the Shell quote ends up at the top of this list by giving it a vote up.
- 129 VOTES
'My Name Is Marcel.'
Marcel: My name is Marcel, and I'm partially a shell, as you can see on my body, but I also have shoes, and a face. So, I like that about myself, and I like myself. And I have a lot of other great qualities as well.
- 226 VOTES
'This Is My Bread Room.'
Marcel: This is my bread room. It's a bedroom, but I sleep on a piece of bread.
- 317 VOTES
'It Feels Like Something.'
Marcel: There's all these people, and we're all looking at the same thing, and we're all doing the same thing. It's beautiful. And it feels like, I don't even know how to describe it. It feels like something. It's really lovely.
- 430 VOTES
'I Smile A Lot.'
Marcel: Guess why I smile a lot.
Marcel: Uh, 'cause it's worth it.
- 520 VOTES
'Take The Adventure.'
Marcel: Sometimes I find my mind wandering, thinking, ‘What would my family think?’ Do you think they could be out there?
Connie: Marcello, let's forget about being afraid. Just take the adventure.
Marcel: Okay, then. Let's do it.
- 67 VOTES
'She's Always Been A Pretty Tough Cookie.'
Marcel: She's always been a pretty tough cookie. Everything has a function with her. There's no one button that's there for decoration. You know what I mean? She's just like a backhoe. But I will say, you can really see her tender side when she's working with the bugs.