Killer Quotes from “Withnail & I”

March 13, 2016 | Posted by Peter Jakobsen | Classic Film, FILM | 0 Comments |

This delightful film has abundant gems within its script:

Withnail to the farmer: “We’ve gone on holiday by mistake…are you the farmer?







Withnail drank a lot in the car, and now: “I feel like a pig shat in my head.”

And earlier: “I feel unusual.”

From the car, earlier: “Throw yourself into the road darling!  You haven’t got a chance!

Withnail in the tea rooms to Miss Blennerhasset: “Balls.  We want the finest wines available to humanity, and we want them here and we want them now.”







Withnail: “We’re out of wine, what do you propose to do about it?

I ruminates: “We are indeed drifting into the arena of the unwell.”

Danny the Druggy to Withnail: “If I spike you, you’ll know you’ve been spoken to.”

Withnail to I, after declining to understudy in The Seagull: “I hate those Russian plays. Always full of women staring out of windows, whining about ducks going to Moscow.”

Monty (about his cat) “Once again that oaf has ruined my day!”






Monty on his acting career: “It is the most shattering experience of a young man’s life when one morning he awakes and quite reasonably says to himself “I will never play The Dane.””

Withnail doing a Julie Andrews impersonation on hill: “Bastards! You’ll all suffer! I’ll show the lot of you! I’m gonna be a sta-a-a-a-ar!




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