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Quotes from The House With A Clock In Its Walls

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    • [to Lewis]
    • Jonathan Barnavelt: You'll see, things are quite different here.
    • Mrs. Zimmerman: The house is a very old place.
    • Mrs. Zimmerman: So, you told Lewis everything?
    • Jonathan Barnavelt: Well, not everything.
    • Jonathan Barnavelt: There's a clock in the walls. We don't know what it does, except... something horrible.
    • Jonathan Barnavelt: Have a look around, it's perfectly safe...
    • [a tentacled monster opens a door, Jonathan shoves it back]
    • Lewis Barnavelt: THAT's safe?
    • Jonathan Barnavelt: As long as it's fed.
    • [the clock strikes]
    • Jonathan Barnavelt: Three gongs... last time it was four. What happens when it gets down to one?
    • Mrs. Zimmerman: Nothing good, that's for certain.
    • [to Lewis]
    • Jonathan Barnavelt: I can give you the right books, teach you the right spells, but that last 1%, that's up to you.
    • [a host of pumpkin monstes appear]
    • Mrs. Zimmerman: God, I hate pumpkins.
    • [blasts them]
    • [last lines, when the Griffin's topiary waste splat onto the Chair with The End card]
    • Jonathan Barnavelt: Bad kitty! Use the litter box!
    • [while Jonathan is playing the saxophone]
    • [to Lewis]
    • Mrs. Zimmerman: Be a dear - fetch a knife and stab me in the ears.
    • Jonathan Barnavelt: Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
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