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War Horse Movie Quotes

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'War Horse' movie quotes include the best lines in Steven Spielberg's 2011 drama about a boy and his horse. If that sounds over-simplified, it is: The horse, Joey, is eventually sent to battle in World War I. Much of the movie follows Joey's journey through the WWI battlefields of Europe. The film is based on the 1982 children's novel 'War Horse' by Michael Morpurgo and the adapted play of the same name. 'War Horse' quotes, not surprisingly, are wrought with emotion. If you spot your favorite 'War Horse' movie quote on this list, vote it up. And if you don't see what you think is the best quote from 'War Horse,' add it!

'War Horse' stars Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson and David Thewlis. The movie was embraced by many film critics and, in December of 2011, it received two Golden Globe Awards nominations: for Best Movie Drama and Best Original Score (John Williams). 'War Horse' was also nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture of the Year, Best Original Score and Best Cinematography.

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    I Will Find You

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    Albert: "Wherever you are, I will find you and I will bring you home."

    Albert's love for his horse knows no bounds. His promise to find Joey might be difficult to keep - the theater for World War I was massive, and Joey's journey takes him through England, France and other parts of Europe.
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    Hate You More

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    Ted Narracott: "You’ll stop loving me Rose, and I won’t blame you when you do."
    Rose Narracott: "Well, I might hate you more, but I’ll never love you less."

    Ted and Rose have a lot of love between them, but living with Ted isn't easy.
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    Joey: War Horse

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    Soldier: "There he is: War Horse."

    'War Horse' is about the heartwarming and unique friendship between a boy and his horse - but it's also about bravery, the horrors of war and the desire to go home.
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    Never Look Down

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    Grandfather: "Can you imagine flying over a war and you know you can never look down? You have to look forward, or you'll never get home. ...What could be braver than that?"

    This is one of the more poignant quotes from 'War Horse,' as Albert Narracott (Jeremy Irvine) and his sister, Emilie's (Celine Buckens) grandfather, explains how incredibly courageous one must be in battle - with the sole goal of someday, finally coming home.
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