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Arnie Grape (Character)
from What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Tucker: How's momma?
Gilbert: She's fat.
Tucker: Come on, man. She's not all that big, Gilbert.
Gilbert: What?
Tucker: Listen, I saw a guy at the state fair who was... a little bit bigger.
Gilbert: A little bit bigger?
Tucker: Look, all I'm sayin' is that she's not the biggest I ever seen, okay?
Gilbert: Tucker, she's a whale!
Tucker: Well, take her out for a walk once in a while.
Gilbert: Take her out for a jog!
Arnie: She's a whale! Tucker, she's a whale!

Gilbert: You know what? You're such a big boy.
Arnie: Yeah!
Gilbert: You're such a big boy.
Arnie: I'm a big boy!
Gilbert: You know what? I bet you could do this all by yourself if you really wanted to. Could you do this by yourself?
Arnie: I'm a big boy!
Gilbert: Yeah, you're a big boy. Now take this...
Arnie: Take this.
Gilbert: Wash everything, your towels are there.
Arnie: Okay!
Gilbert: And your robe is there.
Arnie: Okay! The big boy is gonna wash himself!

Arnie: Match in the gas tank, *boom* *boom*!

Arnie: I'm having a birthday party, but you're not invited, but you can come if you want.

Arnie Grape: Good night to you but not me.

[Arnie jumps onto Gilbert's back]
Gilbert: God, Arnie, you're getting so big. Pretty soon I ain't gonna be able to carry you no more.
Arnie Grape: No, you're getting littler, Gilbert. You're getting littler, you're shrinking! You're shrinking, Gilbert, you're shrinking! Shrinking, shrinking, shrinking!

Gilbert: [to Becky] I don't know what to say.
Arnie: Say "thank you," Gilbert. "Thank you."
Gilbert: [whispering] Thank you.

Arnie Grape: I killed him Gilbert , I killed him!

Gilbert: [climbing of the water tower] It's not going to happen again. This is the last time. Right Arnie?
Arnie: It's the last time.
Gilbert: Okay. Let's go.
Arnie: But I want to go back up there again.

Arnie Grape: I could go at any time.

Gilbert: Why will I take care of it?
Arnie: Gilbert...
Gilbert: Hmm?
Arnie: 'Cause you're Gilbert.
Gilbert: 'Cause I'm Gilbert.

Arnie: Dad's dead! Dad's dead! Dad's dead! Dad's dead! Dad's dead! Dad's dead!

Arnie: We're not going anywhere! We're not going anywhere!
Arnie: [looks at Gilbert in the truck] Where're you going?

Arnie: [In the middle of Mr. Carver's funeral] Gilbert, it's the Burger Barn! It's the Burger Barn, Gilbert, the Burger Barn!

[about his upcoming birthday party]
Arnie: Momma, I want hot dogs!
Momma: We're gonna have hot dogs, honey. I promise. We're gonna have hot dogs.
Arnie: Momma, I want hot dogs!
Momma: We're gonna have hot dogs.

Becky: It's okay,don worry about it.
Gilbert: no no I'm really... I'm really sorry
Becky: It's okay.
Gilbert: I'm really sorry.
Becky: Don't be sorry,Are you sorry?... no,I'm not sorry,he's not sorry,we're not sorry,don't be sorry.
Arnie: I'm not sorry

Arnie: Gilbert, how many more miles 'til they get here?
Gilbert: Few million, buddy.
Arnie: Three?
Gilbert: Yeah.