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The Best Ghost World Quotes

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Ghost World quotes are certainly quotable for movie fans. These are some of the best quotes from the black comedy Ghost World as determined by you and your votes. The story, based on Daniel Clowes comic book of the same name, centers on teenage outsiders Enid (Thora Birch) and Rebecca (Scarlett Johansson). Released on September 21, 2001, Ghost World was promoted with the tagline "Accentuate the negative." The film was nominated for an Oscar in 2002 for Best Adapted Screenplay.

What are the best Ghost World quotes? Do you like Enid's deadpan line, "Yeah. We graduated high school. How totally amazing"? Or do you like some of the lesser known lines from the film? Let it be known. Vote for your top Ghost World quotes and watch them rise to the top of the list.

  • Enid: [coming out of their high school graduation ceremony] God, what a bunch of retards.
    Rebecca: God, I know. I thought that chipmunk face was never gonna shut up.
    Enid: I know. I liked her so much better when she was an alcoholic crack addict. She gets in one car wreck and all of the sudden she's Little Miss Perfect and everyone loves her.
  • Rebecca: [arriving at the graduation ball] Wow. This is so bad, it's almost good.
    Enid: This is so bad, it's gone past good and back to bad again.
  • Melorra: Oh, my God. You guys, I can't believe we made it!
    Enid: [deadpan] Yeah. We graduated high school. How totally amazing.
  • [At the graduation ball]
    Todd: Hey, Rebecca.
    Rebecca: Oh, hi.
    Todd: So, we finally—
    Enid: What about me? Am I not even here?
    Todd: Hey. Hey, Enid. [turns back to Rebecca] So, we finally made it, huh?
    Rebecca: Yeah.
    Todd: So, uh, where are you... uh, where are you gonna go to college?
    Enid: We're not.
    Todd: Really? Both of you? Why not?
    Enid: Just because.
    Rebecca: Yeah, we made other plans.
    Todd: I guess I should have figured that you two would do something different.
    Enid: So, Todd, what are you gonna be when you grow up?
    Todd: Well, I'm majoring in Business Administration and thinking of minoring in Communications, so—
    Enid: See, that's exactly the type of thing we're trying to avoid. [pulls Rebecca away] Look at this. Is Stacy Himmler going out with Rod Harbaugh?
    Rebecca: Oh, God. How perfect.
    Enid: He'd better watch out or he'll get AIDS when he date-rapes her.