The Best 'Napoleon Dynamite' Quotes

Napoleon Dynamite quotes are certainly quotable for movie fans. These are some of the best quotes from the American comedy Napoleon Dynamite as determined by you and your votes. Released on August 27, 2004, the low-budget Napoleon Dynamite was the first feature-length film from Jared Hess and became a box-office success. The tagline was "It's Gonna Be a Dynamite Summer." Portraying high schoolers, lead actors Jon Heder (as Napoleon Dynamite) and Efren Ramirez were 26 and 31 years old when they made the film.

What are the best Napoleon Dynamite quotes? Do you like Napoleon's oft-used "Gosh!" line? Or do you like some of the lesser known lines from the film? Let it be known. Vote for your top Napoleon Dynamite quotes and watch them rise to the top of the list.

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  • What I wanna do
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    What I wanna do

    [First lines]
    Vern: What are you going to do today, Napoleon?
    Napoleon: Whatever I feel like I wanna do. Gosh! (Ties a string to his action figure and chucks it out the window)
  • While Drinking Gatorade
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    While Drinking Gatorade

    Napoleon: (takes a bottle of Gatorade from the refrigerator and stops short) Who are you?
    Lafawnduh: I'm Lafawnduh.
    Napoleon: What are you doing here?
    Lafawnduh: I'm waiting for Kip. (short pause) Why are you so sweaty? (points at him)
    Napoleon: Been practicing.
    Lafawnduh: Practicing what?
    Napoleon: My dance moves. (compulsively turns his head and takes a swig of Gatorade)
  • Blowing Nessie Up
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    Blowing Nessie Up

    Teacher: Your current event, Napoleon.
    Napoleon: Last week, Japanese scientists explaced... placed explosive detonators at the bottom of Lake Loch Ness to blow Nessie out of the water. Sir Curt Godfrey of the Nessie Alliance summoned the help of Scotland's local wizards to cast a protective spell over the lake and its residents, and all those who seek a peaceful existence with our underwater ally.
  • Summer Activities
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    Summer Activities

    Don: Hey, Napoleon. What did you do last summer again?
    Napoleon: I told you! I spent it with my uncle in Alaska hunting wolverines!
    Don: Did you shoot any?
    Napoleon: Yes, like 50 of 'em! They kept trying to attack my cousins, what the heck would you do in a situation like that?
    Don: What kind of gun did you use?
    Napoleon: A frickin' twelve-gauge, what do you think?
  • At the Infirmary
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    At the Infirmary

    Napoleon: Hey, can I use your guys's phone for a sec?
    Secretary: Is there anything wrong?
    Napoleon: I don't feel very good. [Secretary pushes telephone towards Napoleon and he dials number]
    Kip: [on other line, making nachos] Hi.
    Napoleon: Is Grandma there?
    Kip: No, she's getting her hair done.
    Napoleon: Ughhhhhhhhhhhhh...
    Kip: What do you need?
    Napoleon: Can you just go get her for me?
    Kip: I'm really busy right now. [looks at cheese he grated on nachos]
    Napoleon: Just tell her to come get me.
    Kip: Why?
    Napoleon: 'Cause I don't feel good!
    Kip: Well, have you talked to the school nurse?
    Napoleon: No, she doesn't know anything... Will you just come get me?
    Kip: No.
    Napoleon: Well, will you do me a favor then? Can you bring me my ChapStick?
    Kip: No, Napoleon.
    Napoleon: But my lips hurt real bad!
    Kip: Just borrow some from the school nurse. I know she has, like, five sticks in her drawer.
    Napoleon: I'm not gonna use hers, you sicko!
    Kip: See ya. (Hangs up)
    Napoleon: Ugh! Idiot!
  • Pedro's Bike
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    Pedro's Bike

    Napoleon: Do you ride the bus to school?
    Pedro: No, I ride my bike.
    Napoleon: What kind of bike do you have?
    Pedro: It's a Sledgehammer.
    Napoleon: Dang! You got shocks... pegs... Lucky! (Also notices the Flag of Mexico on the back of the seat) You ever take it off any sweet jumps?