The best 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, with the help of your votes. Starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, and Peter Lorre, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea was directed by Richard Fleischer and released in 1954.
What is your favorite 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea quote? One memorable line was when Captain Nemo said, "You've had your trial. The sea brought you, the sea shall have you back." Another great line from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is, "Well, there's only one thing a fella can do when he's made a mistake as big as this. Get drunk," spoken by Ned Land.
Vote up your top 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea quotes, regardless of which character they come from.
Captain Farragut: Look alive there! Get your range and fire, Carson! What's the matter?
Carson: She's showing us her heels, sir!
Captain Farragut: Well hit her in the heels then! Fire!
Carson: Aye aye sir! Run her out smartly!
Captain Nemo: Mr. Land, you saved my life. Why?
Ned Land: That's a good question! Well, there's only one thing a fella can do when he's made a mistake as big as this. Get drunk.
Reporter: We're interested in your opinion of this monster.
Professor Arronax: My opinion? Frankly, it's rather low at the moment.
Conseil: I demand a fair trial!
Captain Nemo: You've had your trial. The sea brought you, the sea shall have you back.
Professor Arronax: You cannot do this! This is uncivilized!
Captain Nemo: I am not what is called a "civilized man", Professor. I have done with society for reasons that seem good to me. Therefore I do not obey its laws.