It’s Showtime! 45 Of The Best ‘Beetlejuice’ Movie Quotes

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45 Of The Best 'Beetlejuice' Movie Quotes

Best Beetlejuice Quotes

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

Beetlejuice (1988) follows the ghosts of a recently “diseased” couple who are harassed by an absolutely annoying family that has moved into their humble abode. In an attempt to get rid of the intruders, they hire a malevolent spirit to drive them out. If you’re familiar with gothic visionary Tim Burton (Mars Attacks!, Edward Scissorhands) then you know his famous directing style. If you know how famous Burton is for his style, then you know how quotable his films are.

Beetlejuice stars Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, and Winona Ryder. Beetlejuice doesn’t shy away from crude humor and outlandish imagery, which in part is why we love it. Most of the film’s crude humor comes from the main star of the show himself, Beetlejuice. To celebrate this Tim Burton classic, we’ve collected the creepiest, spookiest, and funniest Beetlejuice quotes that will have you screaming till the credits!

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Best Beetlejuice Quotes

Beetlejuice (1988)

“I’m the ghost with the most babe.”

“It’s showtime.”

“These aren’t my rules. Come to think of it, I don’t have any rules.”

“Go ahead, make my millennium.”

“Let’s turn on the juice and see what shakes loose.”

“Ah. Well… I attended Juilliard… I’m a graduate of the Harvard business school. I travel quite extensively. I lived through the Black Plague and had a pretty good time during that. I’ve seen The Exorcist about 167 times, and it keeps getting funnier every single time I see it! NOT TO MENTION THE FACT THAT YOU’RE TALKING TO A DEAD GUY… NOW, WHAT DO YOU THINK? You think I’m qualified?”

“We come for your daughter, Chuck.”

“Not so fast, round boy. We’re gonna have some laughs!”

“I’m tellin’ ya, honey, she meant nothin’ to me. Nothin’ at all!”

“You bunch of losers!”

“I lived through the Black Plague and had a pretty good time during that.”

*Kicks down model tree* “Nice fuckin’ model!”

“That is why I won’t do two shows a night anymore, babe, I won’t.”

Best Lydia Deetz Quotes

Beetlejuice (1988)

“I’ve read through that handbook for the recently deceased. It says: ‘live people ignore the strange and unusual”. I myself am strange and unusual.”

“My whole life is a dark room. One big dark room.”

“You can’t scare her. She’s sleeping with Prince Valium tonight.”

“I am utterly alone.”

“Maybe you can relax in a haunted house, but I can’t.”

Are you gross under there? Are you “Night of the Living Dead” under there? Like all bloody veins and pus?

“They wanted me to dissect a frog, I told them it was against my religion.”

Best Delia Deetz Quotes

Beetlejuice (1988)

“A little gasoline… blowtorch… no problem.”

“So you were miserable in New York City, and now you’re going to be miserable out here in the sticks. At least someone’s life hasn’t been upheaved.”

“Open this door, you dead people, or we’ll bust it down and we’ll drag you out by the ropes you hang yourselves with!”

“Please, they’re dead. It’s a little late to be neurotic.”

“This is my art, and it is dangerous! Do you think I want to die like this?”

“I will not stop living and breathing art just because you need to relax.”

“I’m here with you. I will live with you in this hellhole, but I must express myself. If you don’t let me gut out this house and make it my own, I will go insane, AND I WILL TAKE YOU WITH ME!”

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Best Barbara Maitland Quotes

Beetlejuice (1988)

“You look like a regular girl to me.”

“We’re very unhappy.”

“You know, if I had seen a ghost at your age I would have been scared out of my wits.”

*In Betelgeuse’s voice* “Learn to throw your voice! Fool your friends! Fun at parties!”

“In heaven, there wouldn’t be dust on everything.”

“What’s the good of being a ghost if you can’t frighten people away?”

Best Adam Maitland Quotes

Beetlejuice (1988)

“What are your qualifications?”

“Barb, honey… we’re dead. I don’t think we have very much to worry about anymore.”

“We’re ghosts!”

“Can you be scary?”

“‘Handbook of the Recently Diseased’.”

“We’re not completely helpless, Barbara. I’ve been reading that book and there’s a word for people in our situation: ghosts.”

Best Otho Fenlock Quotes

Beetlejuice (1988)

“Fabulous. ‘Otho Fenlock’s Locked Door Ghosts’ Probably committed suicide up there. I’m totally enchanted.”

“Ugh. Deliver me from L.L. Bean.”

“There’s absolutely no organic flowthrough.”

“I know just as much about the supernatural as I do about interior design.”

“I have a feeling there’s something very interesting behind that door.”

“Don’t mind her. She’s still upset because somebody dropped a house on her sister.”

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What’s Your Favorite Quote From Beetlejuice?

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