'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.Looking for more great 2011 movie quotes? Check out these pages for the best quotes from 'The Muppets,' 'Hugo,' 'Arthur Christmas,' 'New Year's Eve,' 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,' 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol,' 'War Horse,' 'Jack and Jill,' 'Happy Feet Two,' 'Tower Heist,' and 'The Rum Diary.'
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Rose Narracott (Emily Watson) tries to keep her family's spirits up, even as war rages all around them. She explains that despite everything, Joey did not give up - and neither did their father, Ted.
Rose Narracott: "He never gave up. And he does that for us."3716Should this be higher or lower?
Never Look DownVideo: YouTube
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.
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?"258Should this be higher or lower?
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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.
Albert: "Wherever you are, I will find you and I will bring you home."2915Should this be higher or lower?
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Ted and Rose have a lot of love between them, but living with Ted isn't easy.
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."6456Should this be higher or lower?