35 Beach Movie Quotes (from the Beach movie and other films)

Love the movie “The Beach”? Then you’ll love these Beach movie quotes!

I’ve also included movie quotes about the beach (from other movies), that I’m sure you’ll enjoy.

Let’s see them all:

The Beach Movie Quotes & Other Movies

The beach quotes in this article are divided in 2 main categories.

Depending on what you’re looking for, you can scroll straight down to the relevant part for you!

Here are the 2 type of quotes you’ll find below:

  • quotes from the movie “The Beach”: these are quotes taken from the movie “The Beach”
  • movie quotes about the beach: these are quotes from a lot of different movies, all related to the beach

Let’s jump straight in the first category!


Quotes From the Movie “The Beach”

This first category is dedicated to the Beach movie quotes.

The Beach is a drama adventure movie released in 2000, directed by Danny Boyle and featuring Leonardo DiCaprio.

If you’re a fan of the movie, and looking specifically for quotes from there, you’ll love the quotes below.


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Here are the Beach film quotes:

  1. “I still believe in paradise. But now at least I know it’s not some place you can look for. Because it’s not where you go. It’s how you feel for a moment in your life when you’re a part of something. And if you find that moment, it lasts forever.” Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio)
  2. “Never refuse an invitation, never resist the unfamiliar, never fail to be polite and never outstay the welcome. Just keep your mind open and suck in the experience. And if it hurts, you know what? It’s probably worth it.” Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio)
  3. “I just feel like everyone tries to do something different, but you always wind up doing the same damn thing.” Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio)


I just feel like everyone tries to do something different, but you always wind up doing the same damn thing


  1. “When you develop an infatuation for someone, you always find a reason to believe that this is exactly the person for you. It doesn’t need to be a good reason. Taking photographs of the night sky for example. Now, in the long run, that’s just the kind of dumb, irritating habit that would cause you to split up. But in the haze of infatuation, it’s just what you’ve been searching for all these years.” Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio)
  2. “You hope, and you dream. But you never believe that something’s gonna happen for you. Not like it does in the movies. And when it actually does, you want it to feel different, more visceral, more real.” Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio)
  3. “The only downer is everyones got the same idea, we all travel thousands of miles just to watch tv and check in to somewhere with all the comforts of home, and you gotta ask yourself, what is the point of that?” Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio)
  4. “Look, no offense and all. But, you’re fucked in the head right?” Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio)
  5. “This is just the kind of pretentious bullshit that Americans always say to french girls so they can sleep with them.” Françoise (Virginie Ledoyen)
  6. “If I was being completely honest, I was just like everybody else: shit-scared of the great unknown.” Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio)


If I was being completely honest, I was just like everybody else: shit-scared of the great unknown


  1. Richard: I’m American.
    Etienne: So?
    Richard: I think in miles, not kilometers.
    Etienne: Okay, so how many miles do you think it is?
    Richard: I don’t know, but it looks like a long way away.”
  2. “Anywhere you go, desire is desire. The sun cannot bleach it, nor the tide wash it away.”
  3. Françoise: What are you talking about?
    Richard: Just making conversation.
    Françoise: Do you have a girlfriend?
    Richard: Here?
    Françoise: Anywhere.
    Richard: No, why?
    Françoise: Just making conversation.”
  4. Richard: That is an ASSHOLE idea!
  5. Sal: “Okay, it’s like this. Bugs is my boyfriend, my partner. Okay? And you are someone I just had sex with. All right?”
    Richard: “Oh, tha; that’s fine. That’s absolutely fine.”
    Sal: “Good. Now get some sleep. I may wish to have sex again before we eat breakfast.”
  6. “There are infinite worlds out there, where anything that can happen does happen.”


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And there you have them all, 15 quotes straight from The Beach movie!

Let’s go back in time with the movie trailer:


If you want to read beach quotes from movies (other than The Beach movie), keep scrolling 👇


Movie Quotes About the Beach

In the second part of this article, you’ll find 20 great beach movie quotes.

All of the quotes included in this second part are about the beach; they’re taken from various movies, and even TV shows.


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Find below great movie quotes about the beach:

  1. “What happened to the Danny Zuko I met at the beach?” Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) in Grease
  2. “I destroyed the technology of the world! I ran on the beach and felt the sand beneath my foot cups!” Bender in Futurama
  3. “She’s a footprint on the beach and the tide’s coming in.” The Doctor (David Tennant) in Doctor Who


She’s a footprint on the beach and the tide’s coming in


  1. “Couldn’t somebody have dreamt up a goddamn beach?” Inception
  2. “That’s the secret, grand adventure of the infamous Jack Sparrow. You spent three days lying on a beach drinking rum.” Pirates of the Carribean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  3. “So, enjoy the beach and cut the bulls**t.” Keaty (Paterson Joseph) in The Beach
  4. “You can’t have too many pictures of the exact same beach.” Grace (Rosemary Leach) in My Family
  5. “But the beach has cute boys.” Miley Stewart (Miley Cyrus) in Hannah Montana
  6. “What’s up, you scruffy little beach rat?” Sam (Scott Caan) in Into the Blue
  7. “You still think you’re going to walk on some beach and see the birdies? I don’t think so... They scammed you, Hannibal.” The Silence of the Lambs


Read more: the best Song Lyrics about the Beach


  1. “This is a family beach, not Chippendales.” Big Momma (Martin Lawrence) in Big Momma’s House 2
  2. “Plane crash. Nice beach. She’s hot, you’re hot. It’s what people do.” Ana Lucia Cortez (Michelle Rodriguez) in Lost
  3. “You know, it’s kind of funny. Beautiful beach, beautiful sun. Could almost be a nice place to visit.” Black Hawk Down
  4. “Vodka? Who takes vodka to the beach?” Mama’s Family
  5. “The beach has a special way of smoothing even the most ragged edges.” Avatar in The Last Airbender


The beach has a special way of smoothing even the most ragged edges


  1. “I’m afraid I didn’t pack for the beach.” The Handmaid’s Tale
  2. “Uh, look, if it’s against the law to sleep on the beach, I’ll just move on.” The Incredible Hulk
  3. “You can have the beach. I didn’t come here for sand.” Troy
  4. “When they touch down, we’ll blow the roof, they’ll spend a month sifting through rubble, and by the time they figure out what went wrong, we’ll be sitting on a beach, earning twenty percent.” Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) in Die Hard
  5. “We shall fight on the beaches. We shall fight on the landing grounds. We shall fight in the fields and in the streets. We shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.” Dunkirk


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I hope you enjoyed reading all of these beach movie quotes, from the movie The Beach and other movies.

By the way, what was your favorite quote of them all? Let me know in the comments below and tell me why you loved it!

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