About In the Mouth of Madness
In the Mouth of Madness is part of John Carpenter’s apocalypse trio of movies. It’s about a famous novelist, Sutter Cane, who goes missing and the freelance insurance investigator, John Trent, who’s hired by Cane’s publisher to investigate him. As John Trent (played by Sam Neill) gets closer to Kane, he starts down a Lovecraftian nightmare filled with cosmic monsters and bizarre events that make him question his very reality. Pretty soon, he ends up in an insane asylum and breaks out to realise that Sutter Cane’s new book has been released and its brought with it the end of the world.
Just another day in the John Carpenter office.
We’ve included some of the most creepy and memorable quotes that In the Mouth of Madness has to offer. Here’s hoping they question the very fabric of your existence. Bahaha.
Best In the Mouth of Madness quotes
“Nothing surprises me anymore. We fucked up the air, the water, we fucked up each other. Why don’t we just finish the job by flushing our brains down the toilet?” – John Trent
“A reality is just what we tell each other it is. Sane and insane could easily switch places, if the insane were to become the majority. You would find yourself locked in a padded cell, wondering what happened to the world.” – Linda Styles
“Did I ever tell you my favorite color was blue?” – Sutter Cane
“I think, therefore you are.” – Sutter Cane
“Reality is not what it used to be!” – Simon
“I’m sorry about the balls! It was a lucky shot, that’s all!” – John Trent
“Every species can smell its own extinction. The last ones left won’t have a pretty time with it. In ten years, maybe less, the human race will just be a bedtime story for their children. A myth, nothing more.” – John Trent
“God’s not supposed to be a hack horror writer.” – John Trent
“A word of advice. You want to pull a scam, don’t make your wife a partner. And if you do, don’t fuck around behind her back.” – John Trent
“Do you want to know the problem with places like this? With religion, in general? It’s never known how to convey the anatomy of horror. Religion seeks discipline through fear… yet doesn’t understand the true nature of creation. No one’s ever believed it enough to make it real. The same cannot be said of my work.” – Sutter Cane
“My ‘them’. Every paranoid schizophrenic has one; a ‘them’, a ‘they’, an ‘it’. And you want to hear about my ‘them’, don’t you?” – John Trent
“This is not the ending. You haven’t read it yet.” – Sutter Cane
“Things must be getting pretty bad out there to bring you fellas in.” – Saperstein
“There’s a guard with a pair of swollen testicles who swears you wanted out of here.” – Dr. Wrenn
“When does fiction become religion?” – Reporter
“This book is going to drive people absolutely mad!” – John Trent
“Why don’t you try reading his stuff? See if you can get it.” – Linda Styles
“Oh, Jesus, this place makes my head hurt.” – John Trent
“I’m not insane, you hear me! I’M NOT INSANE!” – John Trent
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