Adventureland is a comedy about a boy, James Brennan, who takes a summer job at an amusement park which affects him in ways he never expected. Jesse Eisenberg plays the lead character of James. Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame co-stars in this funny film as well, playing the character of Em. Other funny cast members include Martin Starr as Joel, Bill Hader as Bobby, Ryan Reynolds as Mike, and Kristen Wiig as Paulette. The following are a few funny Adventureland quotes from the movie.
Adventureland was written by Greg Mottola.
Funny Adventureland Quotes from the Movie – Manual Labor Quote
Jesse Eienberg as James (interviewing for a job over the phone): No, I’ve never driven an asphalt mixer, per se, but I did once drive my friend’s van to Wisconsin on a pretty lengthy road trip.
James (to his parents): What am I suppose to do? I’m not even qualified for manual labor?!
Funny Adventureland Quotes from the Movie – Games Job Quote
Kristen Wiig as Paulette: This is James and he is applying for a games job.
Bill Hader as Bobby: Games? Oh great. Let’s get you set up.
James: Uh, actually I’d prefer a rides job if it’s still open.
Bobby: You look more like a games guy, plus I already got out the games application. Ok, rules… no freebies, no free turns for your friends, no free upgrades, no free food…
James: So, just, nothing is free here…
Bobby: Everyone has to pay for everything. And more importantly, working in games, no one ever wins a giant panda.
Paulette: We don’t have that many left.
Bobby: Cool? (to Paulette) Can you hand me a t-shirt, please?
James: I have a resume. I don’t know if you still want to take a look at it?
Bobby: James… Am I pronouncing that right? James?
Bobby: By accepting this t-shirt you are…
Funny Adventureland Quotes from the Movie – Drinking Drugs Quote
Bobby (to James): Brennan, you been toking up?
Bobby: You been drinking drugs?
Paulette: Your eyes are red. Have you been crying?
James: Yeah, maybe a little bit.
Funny Adventureland Quotes from the Movie – Satin Lives Quote
James: I think somebody was trying to write “Satan Lives” on that wall, but they spelled it “Satin Lives”.
Kristen Stewart as Em: One of those textile worshiping cults, no doubt.
Funny Adventureland Quotes from the Movie – Toys Quote
Martin Starr as Joel: We pay little Malaysian kids ten cents a day to make these toys. We can’t just give them away.
Funny Adventureland Quotes from the Movie – Virgil Quote
Joel (talking to James and Em while playing an arcade game): Two options. I can play it safe, pick them off from back here. Or I can rush into the breach, guns a blazing, make a run to the cortex and bombs away… “Audentes fortunas juvat”. Fortune favors the bold. Virgil said that.
Em: I’m sure Virgil had Bionic Mutant in mind.
Funny Adventureland Quotes from the Movie – Strongish Quote
Paige Howard as Sue (to Joel): You’re so strongish.
Joel: I’ll take that.
Funny Adventureland Quotes from the Movie – Best Friend Quote
James: Yeah, Frigo was my best friend. Then, I turned four.