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GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: Attention, please! Attention, please! You all know why we are here. We have got to do something about these cats.
MOUSE: Not so loud! They'll hear you!
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: So? Let them hear me.
FEMALE: You can talk! You're rich!
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: Money is not everything. I know, because I have money and I have everything, but
what are they worth without freedom?
HONEST JOHN: Hear, hear!
ALL: Yeah! Right!
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: Why did we come to America? For freedom! Why are they building that statue? What does it stand for? Freedom! So what do we want?
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: Right!
Freedom from cats and because this is America,
we can do something about them!
HONEST JOHN: What do we do?
TANYA: Papa, I can't see.
MOUSE: They're bigger than we are!
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: Not if we all work together. What are you afraid of? Are we men, or are we mice?
HONEST JOHN: Mice, indeed, and proud of it!
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: So, what are we going to do about those cats? Well? Any ideas?
HONEST JOHN: Ahem. Oh, yes, well, I...
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: Oh, dear.
I have an idea.
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: Yes? Hmm.
HONEST JOHN: What did he say?
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: Uh, he, he said, uh. Uh-huh.
HONEST JOHN: Hmm. Ohh. Yes. Cute little fellow.
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: Wait a minute.
I think this little fellow has got something here.
We have a plan!
TANYA: Oh, Papa. She's in the way again!
MOUSE COP: Look out below! Shh!
GUSSIE MAUSHEIMER: We have a plan! E pluribus unum!
HONEST JOHN: Ladies and gentlemen, I want to thank you so much for your participation. And I want to close by saying, that a vote for Honest John is a vote for freedom! Freedom is what it is! And
thank you again one and all!
TONY TOPONI: Holy spumoni! We should have been at the pier an hour ago!
FIEVEL MOUSEKEWITZ: The pier? That's a scary place!
TONY TOPONI: I promised Bridget we'd be on time.
FIEVEL MOUSEKEWITZ: Wait for me! Wait!
TONY TOPONI: Geez Louise, am I in the doghouse! Pick 'em up! Tell me what time it was, huh?
FIEVEL MOUSEKEWITZ: But, Tony, I can't tell time! Tony, slow down! Wait! Wait! Papa? Tony! Papa! I'm coming, Papa! Papa?
CAT 1: All right, ante up, boys. Hey, no cheating.
TIGER: Ooh! I got it! I got it! I got it! Rummy!
CAT 2: Tiger, for the hundredth time, we're playing poker.
TIGER: I knew that. I knew that. But
who can concentrate with all that,
you know, noise?
CAT 3: Hey, Tiger. When the boss plays, it's culture.
CAT 4: Sure, culture. I think it sounds, uh, melodious.
WARREN RAT: If music be the food of love, play on, McDuff, play on.
DIGIT: Oh, I don't know which is worse, the music or the Shakespeare.
WARREN RAT: Rats! This nose, this nose here keeps getting in the way! DIGIT: You. You could stop playing. WARREN RAT: That's funny. I've never known a cockroach with good taste. But, I've known plenty that taste. Good. DIGIT: Play, play, play! WARREN RAT: Ahem. Hmm. FIEVEL MOUSEKEWITZ: Warren T! WARREN RAT: You! FIEVEL MOUSEKEWITZ: You're not a rat! You're a cat!
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An American Tail (1986)
2 a little immigrant
3 find your family
4 where you going
5 freedom from cats
6 what I really like
7 release the secret
8 see you again