Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall, Édgar Ramírez, Jesse Plemons, Paul Giamatti


Family adventure directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, based on the Disney theme park attraction of the same name. Set during the early 20th century, the story centers on riverboat captain, Frank (Dwayne Johnson), who takes scientist, Lily Houghton (Emily Blunt), and her brother, McGregor (Jack Whitehall), on a mission into a jungle to find the Tree of Life, which is believed to possess healing powers. All the while, the trio must fight against dangerous wild animals and a competing German expedition.


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Lily Houghton: Legend has it there is a tree in the Amazon that possesses unparalleled healing powers. And the Arrowhead is the key to unlocking it.


Society Member: [as Lily’s trying to take the arrowhead] Stop her!
Lily Houghton: [referring to the spear in her hand] Hello. Uh, I just wanted you to know, this has been mislabeled.


Lily Houghton: [as she lands onto to a topless double-decker bus with soldiers] Are you shipping out, lads?


Frank: Of all the jungle cruises you can take in the Amazon, this one is undoubtedly the cheapest, but also the most thrilling. Heads up, coming through.


Frank: [as he’s taking out a group of tourists through the Amazon] Marauders.
[as the marauders try to attack the boat]
Frank: Natives.
[mouths to one of the natives]
Frank: Come on.
[the native waves at him and they leave]


Frank: Ladies and gentlemen, the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The backside of water.
[one of the tourists looks at him in confusion]
Frank: It’s the eighth wonder of the world.


Lily Houghton: [to McGregor] We’re headed upriver to Lagrimas de Cristal. We must secure our travel, come on.


Lily Houghton: [knocking on his office door] Hello?
Frank: Not a good time.
Lily Houghton: My brother and I are looking for passage upriver.
Frank: Please go away.
Lily Houghton: I have a lot of money.
[Frank immediately opens the door]


Frank: [to Lily] If you believe in legends, you should believe in curses too.


Frank: You’re going to beg me to turn back.
Lily Houghton: Well, I look forward to disappointing you.


Frank: Ten thousand to bring you there alive. Dead, it’s fifteen thousand.
Lily Houghton: Why should I pay more dead?
Frank: Dead, I’d have to carry you. Dead’s a lot harder, lady.


Frank: Here we go.


Lily Houghton: I cannot swim.
Frank: You booked a river cruise, and you can’t swim? The price just went up.


Lily Houghton: [as she punches Frank in the face] Oh, God. Sorry, Frank.
Frank: It’s alright. Strong form.


Frank: So what are you doing out here?
Lily Houghton: There is a legend, in the jungles of the Amazon, of a tree that heals all. It could change the world. But if it gets into the wrong hands, it could awaken a great evil. I believe that the legend is real.
Frank: Which it’s not.
Lily Houghton: And I’m going to find it.
Frank: Which you won’t.
Lily Houghton: And when I do, just imagine the lives that could be saved.


Frank: I’ve been looking for this tree longer than anybody. I’ve tracked the legend to every village, every island. Nothing. You’re searching for something that can’t be found.
Lily Houghton: But you’ve never had the key.


Frank: Let’s do something that’s safe. Let’s go see some elephants.
Lily Houghton: There are no elephants in the Amazon. And I don’t even like elephants.
Frank: Lady, everybody likes elephants.


Frank: Know this about the jungle, everything that you see wants to kill you, and can.


Frank: [referring to the tiger] Careful. They can smell fear.
Lily Houghton: I am not afraid.
[the tiger roars]


Lily Houghton: Oh, my gosh.
Frank: Who brings a submarine to the Amazon?
Villain: Fire!
Lily Houghton: [the submarine fires a torpedo at their boat] Frank! Frank! Frank! Frank! Frank!


Frank: [Frank grabs hold of Lily as she’s running in the jungle] I got you.
[he swings them on a tree vine]
Frank: Hold on!
[Frank’s foot lands on a roof]
Lily Houghton: Frank, get it.
Frank: Hold on.
Lily Houghton: Come on.
Frank: I got it.
Lily Houghton: Frank?
Frank: [his foot starts to slip] I don’t got it.
Lily Houghton: No, no, no, no, no.


Lily Houghton: [after Frank’s botched saving of her] For goodness sake! Just leave me alone! That was a disaster!
Frank: It didn’t go the way I planned.


Lily Houghton: The myth is real.


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