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Jewel (Character)
from Rio (2011)

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Rio (2011)
Jewel: Is there anything else I need to know?
Blu: Yes. I can't fly, I pick my beak, and once in a while I pee in the birdbath! Happy?'!

Lead Marmoset: [from trailer] You two are coming with me.
Jewel: In your little monkey dreams.

Jewel: Luiz is a bulldog?
Luiz: You got something against dogs?
Jewel: I do when they're drooling on me.
Luiz: It's a medical condition!

Blu: You see, who needs flying?
Jewel: Birds! Birds need flying. Flying is... err... freedom, and, and not having to rely on anyone. Don't you want that?
Blu: Hmm, I don't know. Sounds a little lonely.

Blu: So, how far is it to this Luiz?
Rafael: Not far! Thirty minutes, as the crow flies.
Blu: I see... and how far as the macaw walks?
Jewel: Bo-Bo here can't fly.
Rafael: But, he's a bird!
Blu: Not all birds fly! There are ostriches...
Jewel: You are NOT an ostrich!
Blu: Well... not technically.

Blu: Oh Man, we threw down!
Jewel: Yeah, we threw down!
Rafael: You guys were like fire and ice!
Nico: Thunder and lightning!
Pedro: Hip and hop!
Blu: Cheese and sprinkles!
[Everybody stares]
Blu: It's a Minnesota thing...

Nigel: Going somewhere, pretty bird?
Jewel: Oh, yeah. I was just on my way to claw your eyes out!

Jewel: [Blu tries to speak as Jewel is standing on him with one clawed foot holding his throat] Que?
Blu: You're standing on my throat!
[she gets off him]
Jewel: Oh, you're an American!
[Blu clears his throat]
Blu: Thanks. I need my throat for talking. So, thank you.
Jewel: You look like me!
Blu: Oh, hi. Hi. My name is Blu. You know, like the cheese with the mold on it, that smells really bad.
[to himself as he realizes what he's just said]
Blu: That's stupid! Stupid! Stupid! Stupid!

Jewel: Are you ready?
Blu: For what?
[he suddenly thinks she's referring to them mating]
Blu: Oh! Oh! Wow! Uuh! Okay.
[to himself]
Blu: Confidence. Crazy love hawk!
[he goes towards her]
Jewel: Alright.
[Blu tries to kiss Jewel]
Jewel: Woah! Hey!
[she pushes him away]
Jewel: What are you doing?
Blu: What? What? What you wanted me to! But just for argument's sake, uh... what are... what are you doing?
Jewel: I'm trying to escape!
[she points to the air conditioning vent]
Blu: Oh, yeah, escape. Tha... that's where I was going with that thing I just did...
Jewel: Wait! Wai-wai-wai-wait! Did you actually think we were gonna kiss?
Blu: No no no no!
Jewel: We just met!

Blu: Excuse me! Please! I am trying to sleep!
Jewel: [sarcastically] Oh, I'm sorry, sleepy head. I'm trying to escape!
Blu: Escape! Why? This cage is awesome.
Jewel: The cage! Oh, what was I thinking? I wouldn't expect a *pet* to understand.
Blu: Pet? Did you just call me a pet? For the record, I am not a pet! I am a companion. And you know what? Do whatever you want! Cause tomorrow morning, Linda will come for me and this whole nightmare will be over.

Jewel: Incredible! You would rather be with a... a... a human than with your own kind!
Blu: Well, that human has given me love and affection for the past fifteen years, whereas my own kind tries to strangle me after fifteen seconds.
Jewel: Yeah, well, because of them, I've lost everything. You can't trust them!
Blu: Of course you can trust humans!
[he hears Jewel make a noise]
Blu: Jewel? Jewel?
[he sees a man hover over him]
Blu: Oh! Hi there.
[the man puts a bag over Blu's head]

Blu: [Blu chants to himself with fear whilst trapped in a cage] Okay. Okay. There's no place like home, there's no place like home! Oh, how I wish I was back in my own cage, with my mirror and my swing and my little bell! Oh, how I miss my bell.
Jewel: Shh! Play dead.
[she drops to the floor of the cage]
Blu: I don't need to play dead, I'm about to have a heart attack!
Jewel: Just do it!
Blu: Oh, fine!
[he fakes a fall and starts twitching]
Jewel: Stop twitching!
Blu: Come on! It's the twitching that sells it.

Blu: [after Jewel has been caught and placed back in the cage with Blu] That was your plan? To take off and leave me? Gee, thanks!
Jewel: Well, why didn't you follow me?
Blu: Uh...
[doesn't reply as he's too embarrassed to admit he can't fly]

Blu: [trapped in their cage in a room full of the other trapped animals] Okay. Pull it together. The key is not to panic.
Jewel: I'm not panicking!
Blu: I wasn't talking to you, I was talking to me. But it's okay, because any minute now, Linda will find us.
Jewel: Oh, great! And then she'll stick us behind another set of bars, right?
Blu: Yeah! I... I mean, no!
Jewel: Look, pet cages might work for you, but I don't want to belong to anyone.

Blu: Hey, are you okay?
Jewel: No, I am definitely not okay!
[she starts throwing herself at the cage bars]
Blu: Woah, woah, woah! Wait, wait! What are you doing?
Jewel: Getting out of here! Are you going to help me or what?
Blu: A-Actually all the survival guides say to sit and wait. And... and help will come.
Jewel: No one is coming!
[she throws herself more violently at the cage]
Blu: Woah!
Jewel: We're on our own and if we just sit here, we're going to die!

Blu: [as Jewel is continuing to throw herself around the cage] Stop! Stop! Why don't you just open the door?
[he slides open the cage door with his beak]
Jewel: Are you kidding me?
Blu: What? It's just a standard flip-slide door.

Jewel: [Jewel flies out of the cage and grabs hold of Blu, but Blu grabs the cage with his beak] What are you doing?
Blu: I can't...
Jewel: What? You can't what?
[Marcel's men open the door to catch them in the act of escaping and Blu lets go of the cage]
Blu: Fly! I can't fly!
[they both fall onto a washline and start sliding across it]
Jewel: You couldn't have told me this before now?
Blu: It didn't matter before now!
[they crash into a wall]
Jewel: I hate you!

Jewel: [after they crash land to the ground] Is there anything else I need to know?
Blu: Yes. I can't fly, I pick my beak, and once in a while I pee in the birdbath. Happy?

Jewel: [as they're trying to get away from Marcel's men] Wait! Listen to me! Flying may not be my thing, but walking is! Follow my lead. Inside leg, outside leg.
[he starts leading the way walking]
Jewel: Yeah, okay. Got it.

Jewel: [as they are running away from Marcel's men] Aw, this is great! I'm chained to the only bird in the world who can't fly!
Blu: Actually, there are about forty species of flightless birds.
Jewel: Duck!
Blu: No, ducks can fly.
Jewel: No! Duck!
[referring to them ducking under a cart they're about to encounter]

Blu: [as they're walking in the jungle] Oh! Oh! What was that?
Jewel: A stick.
Blu: Ah! And that?
Jewel: It's just a rock.
Blu: Oh, right. Yeah.
[Blu stops and shudders as he feels something on his back]
Blu: Is that a spider on my back?
Jewel: Will you quit it? It's just a leaf! Turn around!
[Blu turns and we see a huge spider on his back]
Jewel: Oh, um...
[Jewel quickly hits the spider off of Blu's back]
Jewel: Leaf. Told ya.

Jewel: Now, uh... just come on! We need to find a safe place to spend the night.
Blu: Safe? Safe? We are in the jungle! You know when people say 'it's a jungle out there', well I'm pretty sure they don't mean it as a good thing.
Jewel: Look, I hate to break it to you, but this is where our kind naturally lives.
Blu: Hey, hey! Don't talk to me about nature. I watch Animal Planet. I know all about the food chain.
[just then a bug flying by gets eaten by a frog sticking his tongue out to grab it]
Blu: Ah! You see? You see, out here, I'm just an hors d'oeuvre! Nothing more than a feathery spring roll.
Jewel: That is why we stay in the trees and not on the ground.

Jewel: [pointing to a large tree ahead of them] After you.
Blu: Oh! No, I don't think so. Nuh-uh! No. I would feel much more comfortable in something man-made. Um, hey, how about up there?
[pointing to a man-made tree house]

Jewel: I can't believe I have to drag your clumsy butt up there.
Blu: Drag me? Watch and learn.
[he leads the way in climbing the tree house, dragging Jewel behind him]
Jewel: Blu? Just wait! Woah, woah!
Blu: Who's dragging whose butt now, huh?
Jewel: [sarcastically] Ha ha, very funny.

Blu: [as Blu reaches the top of the tree house] You see? Who needs flying?
Jewel: Birds. Birds need flying. Flying is... it's freedom and... and not having to rely on anyone. Don't you want that?
Blu: Mmm, I don't know. Sounds a little lonely.
Jewel: Get some sleep.
Blu: Uh, I-I-I'm probably gonna be up for a little while. Well, cause I'm... I'm still on Minnesota time.
Jewel: Goodnight.
Blu: Good night, Jewel.
[looks out into the sky]
Blu: Good night, Linda.

Jewel: [as they are pulling up a huge rock on a rope] Are you sure this is gonna work?
Blu: Positive. Check out my map.
[pointing to the map he's drawn on the ground]
Jewel: Yeah, that's... that's comforting, thank you. Look, let's just get this chain broken.
Blu: Right. Then we can go and find Linda.
Jewel: No, you can go find Linda. Once this chain is off, I'm gonna go back to being free in the jungle. Deal?
Blu: Fine. Deal.
[he puts one of his wings up accidentally, pulling the lever holding the rock off its hook]

Jewel: [referring to Rafael's children] Oh! Precious, aren't they?
Rafael: Kids! Seventeen of 'em! And one on the way.
[shouting to two of his children shaking an unhatched egg]
Rafael: Hey! He is not a baraka! Stop shaking him!
[turning to Blu and Jewel]
Rafael: They're giving me grey feathers! Oh, this papa needs a break!

Rafael: So, you two lovebirds headed for carnival?
Jewel: Wow! Love birds?
Blu: We're more like acquaintance birds.
Jewel: And not even that! We're more like chained-to-each-other birds.
Blu: Yeah. I... I mean... aaah!
[one of Rafael kids pulls his feather]
Blu: What is it with this kid and feathers?
Rafael: We have no idea. We're having him tested.

Rafael: [as Eva sings out of tune] Like a river of the sweetest honey.
[Blu and Jewel wince as Eva sings]
Jewel: Ooh! I guess love is deaf too.

Blu: So, uh... how far is this Luiz?
Rafael: Not far. Thirty minutes as the crow flies.
Blu: Uh... and how long as the macaw walks?
Jewel: Bobo here can't fly.
Rafael: But... but he's a bird!
Blu: Not all birds fly. There are ostriches.
Jewel: You are not an ostrich!
Blu: Well, not technically, but...
Rafael: Wait, wait, wait! My friends, I wanna help, but to walk the whole way, it... it... it can't be done!
[he suddenly notices his kids clambering around his wife asking after him]
Rafael: But hey, we might as well give it a shot. Let's go, quickly.
[he turns Blu and Jewel around and walks away quietly; Jewel turns to look at the kids]

Jewel: You're sure you're up for this?
Blu: Yeah. Yeah, I mean, well it's not like we're just hurling ourselves off a mountain or something, right?
Rafael: Actually, that was pretty much my entire plan.
Blu: What?
Rafael: No. Don't worry, Blu. It's in your DNA. And if our featherless friends can do it, how hard can it be?
[just then a human tourist hand gliding off the cliff shouts out for help]
Man on glider: Mommy!
Blu: Fun, right?
Blu: Yeah. Fun.

Rafael: Okay, I need you two to get closer.
[Blu and Jewel move an inch closer together]
Rafael: Closer!
[they move another inch closer]
Rafael: Closer!
[they move closer, standing side by side]
Rafael: Nice! Now put your wings around each other.
Blu: What?
Rafael: Come on, amigo! It's not like she's gonna bite! Will you?
Jewel: We'll see.

Rafael: [as Rafael is demonstrating flying to Blu] See, it's easy!
Blu: Easy? Easy for you to say. 'Cause from... from here it looks really, really hard!
Jewel: Hey, if you want to see Linda again, this is the only way.
Blu: Okay, you're right.
Jewel: Yes, I am.
Blu: This is for Linda.
Jewel: Right!
Blu: Keep it simple.
Jewel: Easy-breezy.
Blu: Thrust, lift, drag.
Jewel: Oh, come on! Let's go!
[she drags him along]
Blu: Wait!

Rafael: [after Blu and Jewel have crash landed to the ground from Blu's failed attempt at flying] You did not feel it in here.
[pointing to his heart]
Jewel: [sarcastically] You think?

Blu: [after Blu and Jewel have crash-landed to the ground from Blu's failed attempt at flying] I would love to go five minutes without almost getting killed! Is that too much to ask?
Jewel: For a bird who can't fly? Oh, yeah!

Lead marmoset: You two are coming with me.
Jewel: In your little monkey dreams.
[she spits at him]
Blu: Yeah!
[he tries to spit like Jewel but instead just drools on himself]
Blu: That was meant for you!

Blu: [as they've gotten away from the monkeys] Man, we threw down!
Jewel: Yeah, we threw down!
Rafael: You guys were like fire and ice!
Nico: Thunder and lightnin'!
Pedro: Hip 'n' hop!
Blu: Cheese and sprinkles!
[they all stop laughing and give Blu a strange look]
Blu: It's a Minnesota thing.
[they all laugh]
Rafael: You see? Nothing you say makes any sense!

Rafael: [as he watches Blu getting closer to Jewel] There he goes! That's my boy!
[Blu tries to wrap his wing around Jewel but stops mid-way as Jewel looks at him]
Blu: Ooh! Is it hot? I... I think I'm... I'm sweating! I didn't even think that was biologically possible. I get... look?
[he holds up his wing]
Jewel: Oh. Wow.
Nico: [as they watch Blu make a fool of himself] Yeah! That's your boy, alright.
Rafael: Okay, so he needs a little help. Well, come on. Let's give him some. Set the mood.
Pedro: Alright, look. I'm on it. I know how to set the mood. Check it out!
[he starts dancing and rapping]
Pedro: Get it-get it-get it-get it-get it-get it girl! Get-ge-get-ge-get it girl! Take her, take her to the flow! Show her, show her how you roll! Drop it! Drop it! Drop it low! Drop it, d-drop it low!
Rafael: Woah, woah, woah! What kind of mood is that?
Nico: Pedro, Pedro, a little too aggressive. Not hatin' on your creativity, but I think I got this one. Follow my lead.

Rafael: Pssst! Blu, down here. Just tell her, "You have beautiful eyes".
Blu: That's good. Great idea!
[he turns to Jewel]
Blu: I have beautiful eyes.
Jewel: Aah... yeah. Okay, Sure. They're... they're nice.
Rafael: [flying low, whispers to Blu] No! Her eyes! Her eyes!
Blu: Oh, right! Yeah!
[turns to Jewel]
Blu: Your eyes. Your eyes are great. Not mine. I mean, you know, mine are okay. But yours, I-I bet you can see right through them.

Rafael: [whispering to Blu] Blu, just tell her how you feel.
Blu: [turns to Jewel] Jewel?
Jewel: Yeah?
Blu: I've been wanting to tell you, that I... that I...
[suddenly chokes on a floating flower petal]
Jewel: Oh, how sweet. You're getting choked up.
[turns to look at Blu and realizes he's really choking]
Jewel: Oh! Oh! You're choking! Uh, okay! All right!
[she starts giving him the heimlich maneuver]

Jewel: Guess this is it.
Blu: Yeah. Quite an adventure.
Jewel: End of the line.
Blu: Ah, yes.
Jewel: Guess things like this don't happen in Tinysota.
Blu: Tinysota? Oh! Wait, Minnesota?
Jewel: Yeah.
[laughs]
Blu: That's very good.
Jewel: Right.
Blu: That's very funny actually.

Jewel: Luiz is a bulldog?
Luiz: You got something against dogs?
Jewel: I do when they're drooling on me.
Luiz: It's a medical condition.
Luiz: No! No! Hey, amigo, we really need you.
Luiz: She's mean, bro.
Rafael: Luiz, come on! Please! Please! We need your help.
[holds up the chain holding Blu and Jewel together]
Luiz: Hmm. I think I know what to do.

Jewel: [as she's happily flying, Jewel notices Blu walking away sadly] Hey, where you going?
[Blu ignores her and keeps on walking]
Jewel: Blu? Blu, what's wrong?
Blu: Nothing. Everything's perfect. You'll be off to the rain forest. I'll be back with Linda. Just like we planned.
Jewel: I...
[Nico and Pedro fly down towards them]
Nico: Hey, birds! Stop yappin' and start flappin'! Let's go!
Jewel: I... I... I guess I thought maybe...
Blu: What? That you... you'd come to Minnesota?
[Jewel just looks at him]
Blu: Great! I guess I... I'll knit you a scarf.
Jewel: No, that's not what I meant.
Blu: Look, Jewel, I can't spend my life walking around following you wherever you're going.
Jewel: Hey, it's not my fault you can't fly.
Pedro: [to Nico as they watch Blu and Jewel] Awkward!

Rafael: [as he notices Blu and Jewel starting to argue] Okay! Okay! You know what? This is good. Just clear the air. Just be completely honest with each other.
Blu: You want honesty? Fine. Fine, I can be honest. I don't belong here. In fact, I never wanted to come here in the first place. And... and... and you know what? I hate Samba!
Pedro: [Rafael, Nico and Pedro gasp with shock and Nico bursts into tears] Hey! That's a little too far!
Nico: [to Pedro] Make the mean bird take it back!
Blu: Yeah! I said it! Every song sounds exactly the same.
[he mimics the samba music and dance]
Blu: Tico-taco, ya-ya-ya! Tico-taco, ya-ya-ya! Urrgh! I'm tico-taco outta here.
Jewel: Fine! See you around, pet!
[Jewel flies away and Blu walks away]
Rafael: No, no, ,no! Wait, wait, wait! Come back! You belong together! You are Juliet to his Romeo! Sure they both die in the end, but you get my point!
[Nico and Pedro towards Rafael]
Rafael: Ah, young love! Always so melodramatic. All right, boys. Go after her.

Nigel: [Nigel catches Jewel as she's flying] Going somewhere, pretty bird?
Jewel: Oh, yeah! I was just on my way to claw your eyes out!
[she punches him in the face, Nico and Pedro see Nigel get ahold of Jewel]
Nigel: Temper, temper. Now come along, my dear. We're going to a parade. And everybody loves a parade!

Blu: [in the smugglers' float] Hey, Jewel?
Jewel: Blu!
Blu: I'm gonna get you outta here.
Jewel: No, no! You can't be here! You have to go! Nigel is...
[suddenly Nigel attacks Blu and throws Blu in a cage]
Nigel: Hello, pretty bird. So kind of you to join our little soiree.
Blu: Oh, come on! You really think I came alone? I got three of the roughest, meanest, craziest birds in all of Rio right behind me.
Pedro: Woohoo! You know there guys!
[Blu sees that Nigel has placed Nico, Pedro and Rafael in a cage nearby]
Pedro: We're saved! That's right! That's right! That's right!
Rafael: Uh... I think he means us.
Pedro: Oh.
Nigel: Ah, love! It's such a powerful and stupid thing.

Jewel: [after Blu has released all the other caged birds, Nigel attacks Blu] Let him go!
[Nigel hits Jewel away she falls against the wall of the plane and a cage falls on her wing]
Jewel: Ow!
Blu: Jewel!
Jewel: My wing!
Nigel: Oh, pity! Now we have two useless, flightless birds.
[Blu grabs hold of the hose on the fire extinguisher and attaches it to Nigel's leg]
Blu: Not cool, man! Not cool!
[Blu releases the pressure on the fire extinguisher and Nigel bursts out of the plane]

Jewel: [Blu throws himself out of the plane and grabs hold of Jewel in the air] Blu! You're crazy! What are you doing?
Blu: I'm not gonna let you go! We're chained-to-each-other birds, remember?
[Jewel kisses Blu]

Jewel: Blu, you're flying!
Blu: Yeah! Woohoo! I'm flying! I'm really flying! You're right! I'm not an ostrich! I'm not an ostrich!

Jewel: [to Blu, after she has pinned him down in the bird sanctuary] Quem é você? Que que está fazendo aqui?