In 1986, Howard the Duck took to the big screen to become the first Marvel Comics hero to appear in a big budget, feature-length, motion picture. Directed by Willard Huyck, the film – appropriately titled Howard the Duck – starred Ed Gale, Chip Zien, Lea Thompson, Tim Robbins, and Jeffrey Jones, and told of Howard’s adventures on Earth.
Howard the Duck wasn’t a huge hit when it made its debut, but over the years it has developed a loyal following. Fans adore the fantasy elements, love to champion the titular hero, and enjoy the film’s use of comedy and memorable dialogue.
Speaking of which…
In this post I am taking a look at the best quotes from Howard the Duck. These are the standout lines from the movie, which you may wish to revisit!
Best Howard the Duck movie quotes
Howard – “That’s it, no more Mr Nice Duck!”
Howard – “Desperate ducks commit desperate acts!”
Howard – “I’ve given up trying to assimilate. I’ve got to get back to my own kind!”
Howard – “Althoooooough… I HAVE developed a greater appreciation for the female version of the human anatomy… ARROOOOO!”
Beverly – “Howard, you really are the worst!”
Howard – “Not bad for a duck from outer space.”
Dr. Jenning – “In the lab that night, we saw a single feather fall. We weren’t aware that the rest of you, Howard, had landed in that alley just two miles away. Any questions?”
Howard – “Yeah. Where are my pants?”
Howard – “We’ve got a saying on my planet. If God intended us to fly, he wouldn’t have taken away our wings.”
Howard – “Jenning! They’re seasoning me!”
Howard – “What is this place?”
Beverly – “Uh… Cleveland?”
Howard – “Cleve-Land? U-huh. That’s a perfect weird name for this planet.”
Howard – “I need this like I need another tail.”
Howard – “No one laughs at a master of Quack Fu!”
Howard – “You think that’s funny, Jenning?”
Dr. Jenning – “I’m not Jenning anymore! The transformation is complete. I am now… someone else.”
Howard – “Try telling that to your insurance company.”
Beverly – “I was worried about you. I missed you.”
Howard – “Well, sex appeal. Some guys got it – and some guys don’t.”
Howard – “Every duck has his limit, and you scum have pushed me over the line!”
Howard – “Goodbye, Duckworld.”
Beverly – “You got some place to go?”
Howard – “Hey, if I had some place to go, I certainly wouldn’t be in ‘Cleve-Land’.”
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