"12 Monkeys" quotes

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In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Writer: Chris Marker, David Webb Peoples, Janet Peoples
Production: N/A
Year: 1995
MetaScore: 74/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: $57,141,459
Released: 05 Jan 1996
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 10 wins & 25 nominations total

96 Clips

Yet among the myriad microwaves - 12 Monkeys 00:34
Yet among the myriad microwaves
The infrared messages the gigabytes of ones and zeros - 12 Monkeys 00:35
The infrared messages the gigabytes of ones and zeros
There will be a socialization class in room 700 - 12 Monkeys 00:14
There will be a socialization class in room 700
No sir I don't think so - 12 Monkeys 00:04
No sir I don't think so
Help me I don't know where I am - 12 Monkeys 00:04
Help me I don't know where I am
I can't see it - 12 Monkeys 00:07
I can't see it
Forget about my psychiatrist and concentrate on the task at hand - 12 Monkeys 00:05
Forget about my psychiatrist and concentrate on the task at...
You pulled out your teeth Why would I pull out my teeth Bob - 12 Monkeys 00:08
You pulled out your teeth Why would I pull out my teeth Bob
Do you realize where he thinks he comes from - 12 Monkeys 00:05
Do you realize where he thinks he comes from
My father is God I worship my father - 12 Monkeys 00:07
My father is God I worship my father
It's okay We're insane - 12 Monkeys 00:34
It's okay We're insane
Is this him - 12 Monkeys 00:35
Is this him
This part isn't about the virus at all is it - 12 Monkeys 00:09
This part isn't about the virus at all is it
He's sick okay - 12 Monkeys 00:14
He's sick okay
Does that disturb you - 12 Monkeys 00:14
Does that disturb you
You're certain of that What'd you do with your time Cole - 12 Monkeys 00:14
You're certain of that What'd you do with your time Cole
Who cares what psychiatrists write on walls - 12 Monkeys 00:05
Who cares what psychiatrists write on walls
I'm looking for the Army of the Twelve Monkeys - 12 Monkeys 00:04
I'm looking for the Army of the Twelve Monkeys
I remember being very afraid for that little boy - 12 Monkeys 00:20
I remember being very afraid for that little boy
No 1996 is the past too Listen to me What l - 12 Monkeys 00:35
No 1996 is the past too Listen to me What l
Just in case I'm not crazy this is how they find us - 12 Monkeys 00:09
Just in case I'm not crazy this is how they find us
Okay that's it Jeffrey You're gonna get a shot - 12 Monkeys 00:06
Okay that's it Jeffrey You're gonna get a shot
You had a bullet from World War I in your leg How did it get there - 12 Monkeys 00:06
You had a bullet from World War I in your leg How did it get...
Where are we going Philadelphia - 12 Monkeys 00:09
Where are we going Philadelphia
That's communication with the outside world Doctor's discretion - 12 Monkeys 00:19
That's communication with the outside world Doctor's...
What is the matter with your leg I got shot - 12 Monkeys 00:16
What is the matter with your leg I got shot
If you don't turn yourself over to the police they're going to kill you - 12 Monkeys 00:34
If you don't turn yourself over to the police they're going...
Take it easy You are a nutcase completely deranged - 12 Monkeys 00:13
Take it easy You are a nutcase completely deranged
And when my father gets upset the ground shakes - 12 Monkeys 00:05
And when my father gets upset the ground shakes
And if you forget one thing I'll have you shaved sterilized and destroyed - 12 Monkeys 00:06
And if you forget one thing I'll have you shaved sterilized...
Get outta my chair - 12 Monkeys 00:05
Get outta my chair
This guy was always requesting shows that had already played - 12 Monkeys 00:18
This guy was always requesting shows that had already played
Where'd they send ya 1990 - 12 Monkeys 00:36
Where'd they send ya 1990
She's not honey babe - 12 Monkeys 00:14
She's not honey babe
This is a place for crazy people - 12 Monkeys 00:15
This is a place for crazy people
When I was institutionalized my brain was studied exhaustively - 12 Monkeys 00:36
When I was institutionalized my brain was studied...
Look at them They're just askin' for it - 12 Monkeys 00:23
Look at them They're just askin' for it
You've got some real nuts here - 12 Monkeys 00:20
You've got some real nuts here
Sorry Sorry - 12 Monkeys 00:34
Sorry Sorry
I got a little agitated The thought of escape crossed my mind - 12 Monkeys 00:32
I got a little agitated The thought of escape crossed my...
Jose what's going on Bad news man - 12 Monkeys 00:25
Jose what's going on Bad news man
I'm here about some monkeys - 12 Monkeys 00:11
I'm here about some monkeys
Wouldn't it be great if I was crazy Then the world would be okay - 12 Monkeys 00:05
Wouldn't it be great if I was crazy Then the world would be...
Do you know what crazy'' is Crazy is majority rules '' Yeah - 12 Monkeys 00:37
Do you know what crazy'' is Crazy is majority rules '' Yeah
I want the future to be unknown - 12 Monkeys 00:10
I want the future to be unknown
Cassandra in Greek legend was condemned to know the future - 12 Monkeys 00:13
Cassandra in Greek legend was condemned to know the future
See Told you All the doors are locked too - 12 Monkeys 00:11
See Told you All the doors are locked too
I don't really come from outer space - 12 Monkeys 00:36
I don't really come from outer space
Hey Is that the cops - 12 Monkeys 00:13
Hey Is that the cops
You're a rational person You're a trained psychiatrist - 12 Monkeys 00:25
You're a rational person You're a trained psychiatrist
I am insane and you are my insanity - 12 Monkeys 00:06
I am insane and you are my insanity
There's the television - 12 Monkeys 00:35
There's the television
All I see are dead people Come on - 12 Monkeys 00:05
All I see are dead people Come on
There's no right There's no wrong There's only popular opinion - 12 Monkeys 00:07
There's no right There's no wrong There's only popular...
It's about following orders - 12 Monkeys 00:25
It's about following orders
Is that the cops - 12 Monkeys 00:30
Is that the cops
I'm looking for the Army of the Twelve Monkeys - 12 Monkeys 00:16
I'm looking for the Army of the Twelve Monkeys
I'm here about some monkeys - 12 Monkeys 00:13
I'm here about some monkeys
If you don't turn yourself over to the police - 12 Monkeys 01:36
If you don't turn yourself over to the police
I want the future to be unknown - 12 Monkeys 00:20
I want the future to be unknown
I think you're right ma'am - 12 Monkeys 00:41
I think you're right ma'am
I got a little agitated - 12 Monkeys 01:31
I got a little agitated
You're a rational person - 12 Monkeys 01:06
You're a rational person
You know what crazy is - 12 Monkeys 02:56
You know what crazy is
He thinks he comes from the future - 12 Monkeys 00:34
He thinks he comes from the future
He doesn't really come from outer space - 12 Monkeys 01:52
He doesn't really come from outer space
Get out of my chair - 12 Monkeys 00:11
Get out of my chair
Does that disturb you - 12 Monkeys 00:27
Does that disturb you
Do you realize where he thinks he comes from - 12 Monkeys 00:16
Do you realize where he thinks he comes from
And if you forget one thing - 12 Monkeys 00:17
And if you forget one thing
And when my father gets upset - 12 Monkeys 00:29
And when my father gets upset
And you are my insanity - 12 Monkeys 00:12
And you are my insanity
All the doors are locked too - 12 Monkeys 00:34
All the doors are locked too
All I see are dead people - 12 Monkeys 00:12
All I see are dead people
1996 is the past too - 12 Monkeys 01:15
1996 is the past too
You have to tell her before - 12 Monkeys 00:55
You have to tell her before
You are a total nutcase - 12 Monkeys 00:30
You are a total nutcase
You had a bullet from World War I in your leg - 12 Monkeys 00:20
You had a bullet from World War I in your leg
Yet among the myriad microwaves - 12 Monkeys 01:26
Yet among the myriad microwaves
Wouldn't it be great if I  was  crazy - 12 Monkeys 00:20
Wouldn't it be great if I was crazy
Why would I pull out my teeth - 12 Monkeys 00:13
Why would I pull out my teeth
Who cares what psychiatrists write on walls - 12 Monkeys 00:16
Who cares what psychiatrists write on walls
Where'd they send you - 12 Monkeys 00:51
Where'd they send you
When I was institutionalized - 12 Monkeys 02:14
When I was institutionalized
What's going on - 12 Monkeys 00:35
What's going on
What is the matter with your leg - 12 Monkeys 00:25
What is the matter with your leg
What do you mean - 12 Monkeys 00:52
What do you mean
What did you do with you time Cole - 12 Monkeys 00:33
What did you do with you time Cole
Wh wh where are we going - 12 Monkeys 00:25
Wh wh where are we going
This is how they find us - 12 Monkeys 00:12
This is how they find us
This is a place for crazy people - 12 Monkeys 00:26
This is a place for crazy people
They're just asking for it - 12 Monkeys 00:46
They're just asking for it
There's the television - 12 Monkeys 01:47
There's the television
There's no right - 12 Monkeys 00:20
There's no right
That's communication with the outside world - 12 Monkeys 01:00
That's communication with the outside world
My psychiatrist - 12 Monkeys 00:20
My psychiatrist

Cast

Young Cole - Joseph Melito
James Cole - Bruce Willis
Jose - Jon Seda
Scarface - Michael Chance
Botanist - H. Michael Walls
Geologist - Bob Adrian
Zoologist - Simon Jones
Astrophysicist - Carol Florence
Microbiologist - Bill Raymond
Engineer - Ernest Abuba
Kathryn Railly - Madeleine Stowe
Detective Franki - Joey Perillo
Policeman No. 1 - Bruce Kirkpatrick
Policeman No. 2 - Wilfred Williams
Billings - Rozwill Young
Jeffrey Goines - Brad Pitt
Ward Nurse - Nell Johnson
L.J. Washington - Frederick Strother
Dr. Casey - Rick Warner
Dr. Fletcher - Frank Gorshin
Harassed Mother - Joilet Harris
Waltzing Woman Patient - Drucie McDaniel
Old Man Patient - John Blaisse
Patient at Gate - Louis Lippa
X-Ray Doctor - Stan Kang
WWI Captain - Pat Dias
WWI Sergeant - Aaron Michael Lacey
Dr. Peters - David Morse
Professor - Charles Techman
Marilou - Jann Ellis
Officer No. 1 - Johnnie Hobbs Jr.
Anchorwoman (as Janet L. Zappala) - Janet Zappala
Evangelist - Thomas Roy
Thug No. 1 - Korchenko
Thug No. 2 - Chuck Jeffreys
Teddy (as Lisa Gay Hamilton) - LisaGay Hamilton
Fale - Felix Pire
Bee (as Matthew Ross) - Matt Ross
Agent No. 1 - Barry Price
Agent No. 2 - John Panzarella
Dr. Goines - Christopher Plummer
Agent No. 3 - Larry Daly
Anchorman - Arthur Fennell
Pompous Man - Karl Warren
Lt. Halperin - Christopher Meloni
Detective Dalva - Paul Meshejian
Kweskin - Kevin Thigpen
Hotel Clerk - Lee Golden
Wallace - Joseph McKenna
Plain Clothes Cop - Jeff Tanner
Store Clerk - Faith Potts
Woman Cabbie - Annie Golden
Ticket Agent - Lisa Talerico
Airport Detective - Stephen Bridgewater
Plump Businessman (as Franklin Huffman) - Ray Huffman
Gift Store Clerk (as JoAnn S. Dawson) - Jodi Dawson
Airport Security No. 1 - Jack Dougherty
Airport Security No. 2 - Lenny Daniels
Airport Security No. 3 - Herbert C. Hauls Jr.
Impatient Traveler - Charley Scalies
Terrified Traveler - Carolyn Walker
Student in Airport - Tiffany Baldwin
Psychiatric Patient - C.J. Byrnes
French War Photographer - Phillip V. Caruso
FBI Agent - Tom Detrik
Psyciatric Prisoner - Donald Faison
Kissing Couple - Kelly Farnan
Sprayer - Joe Gerety
Terrified Traveler #2 - Laura Glas
1st Man at book signing - Robert Gleason
Bus Passenger - John Hagy
Drug Addict - Adam Hatley
Time Portal Nurse - Bonnie Loev
Prostitute - Julie Mabry
Travler - Raymond Mamrak
Prisoner Joey - Sal Mazzotta
Man Tying Shoe in Hotel - Roger Pratt
Inpatient - Allelon Ruggiero
Demon - Renee Spei
Man in Transit Lounge - Richard Stanley
Monkey Member - Thang
Avid Fan - Susan Wool-Rush