Top 23 Captain Ron Quotes From The Classic Family Comedy

Captain Ron is a funny character

A delightful and hilarious source of pure enjoyable entertainment, 'Captain Ron' is definitely a package deal.

“A diesel loves her oil same as a sailor loves rum,” this quote from the hilarious movie gives us an insight into the bold, nasty and funky character of Captain Ron. 'Captain Ron' is a movie that stays with you for a long while and also triggers the craving to buy a boat, move to any tropical island and go out drinking with Captain Ron!

'Captain Ron' Rico is an ex-Navy boat driver, who has experienced many squalls of life; he's a man of worldly knowledge. In fact, as the movie progresses, you come to terms with the fact that Captain Ron is far more cunning and blunt than first suspected. Besides the stellar performance by Kurt Russell, the beautiful locations, catchy soundtrack, and hilariously comical performance from the rest of the cast, everything is set out to make the movie probably one of the most enjoyable films of its genre. Kurt Russell, an actor who can get away with any role, plays the hysterical one-eyed Captain Ron. Beside him, Martin Short, Mary Kay Place, Meadow Sisto, Benjamin Salisbury Sunshine, and Logroño Jorge also star in the movie.

Here are some of the best 'Captain Ron' quotes for you to enjoy. If you like these 'Captain Ron' movie quotes, then do check out our 'Home Alone' quotes and Addams Family quotes as well.

Best 'Captain Ron' Quotes

This goofy, comical story unfolds the adventurous journey of a family that inherits a yacht and decides to sail for Miami. The Harvey family set sail with the assistance of Captain Ron, overcoming various hurdles along their journey; hurdles such as different aspects of their life, Capt. Ron, and their voyage on a boat. We have assembled some of the best 'Captain Ron' gorilla quotes as well as various other funny 'Captain Ron' quotes.

Captain Ron claims to be a fast healer.

1. “Captain Ron: We're getting into pirate waters, here, pretty quick.

Martin Harvey: What pirates?

Captain Ron: Pirates, of the Caribbean.

Martin Harvey: Been to Disney World, one too many times? Have we, Captain Ron?”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

2.  “We’ll be spontaneous when we have time.”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

3. “Martin Harvey: Slow down! There’s boats all over the place.

Captain Ron: Don’t worry. They’ll get out of the way. I learned that driving the Saratoga.”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

4. “Hey. Uh, leg feels a lot better now, boss. I always been a fast healer, you know. 'Course I believe in Jesus, so that helps.”

- Kurt Russell, ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

5. “Alright, that's more like it, now you're talking. You can do it, mates. I've never seen such sailors. Not in all my born days, I ain't. Naturals. My God, every one of you, naturals”

- Kurt Russell, ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

6. “Captain Ron: Hey. Get your hands off that.

Benjamin Harvey: I was just moving it. I wasn't gonna drink it.

Captain Ron: You bet your little booty, you wasn't. You want a beer, you get your own beer.”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

7. “Bill Zachary: Mr. and Mrs. Harvey? I'm Bill Zachary from the U.S. State Department. I've got some good news for you.

Katherine Harvey: Oh. You found our children.

Bill Zachary: No. But you're not being charged with subversion.”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

8. “Handsome Guerilla: The American girls are very... what's the word? Superficial.

Caroline Harvey: Yeah. God, I really hate that. Like, I'm into different cultures and different ways of doing things. Like we're watching ‘Mr. Ed’ on TV the other day, and he's speaking French, or something.”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

9. “Martin: We don't know how to drive a boat.

Captain Ron: The best way to find out, Kitty is to get her out on the ocean. If anything is going to happen, it's going to happen out there.

Katherine: But we don't even have supplies.”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

10. “Captain Ron: [to Ben]  Hey swab. C'mere. Listen up. Now, the way it works shipboard is, you do your job. You do it good, you get a better job. Maybe you get promoted from swab to mate.

[Ben nods]

Captain Ron: Alright. Get on it.

Captain Ron: [to Martin]  Sort've an incentive kind of a deal, huh?

Martin Harvey: Ah. Good.

Captain Ron: Yeah, incentives are important. I learned that in rehab.”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

Fantastic 'Captain Ron' Quotes

Basically, this movie is Pandora's box and is a little piece of everything: adventure, family dynamics, pirates, thrill, anticipation, and plenty of laughs. Captain Ron himself is a fantastic, binding character, one that keeps you on the edge of your seat wondering what you will stumble upon next. He beautifully steers you towards the sense of freedom and fun with his character. Read on for some interesting quotes from the movie 'Captain Ron'.

Captain Ron quotes are very enjoyable.

11. “Nothing. They were playing hide the Salami in the shower.”

- Captain Ron, ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

12. “Captain Ron: if you just let me back into that game I can widdle it down some.

Martin Harvey: Why don't you widdle your way out of my life!”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

13. “Well if anything's going to happen it's going to happen out there.”

- Captain Ron, ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

14. “When we left, we had just enough fuel to make it to San Juan. And now... we are out of fuel!”

- Captain Ron, ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

15. “Captain Ron: Ok that's 37 cents

Benjamin Harvey: That's half the money I have left.”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

16. “If we get lost we will just pull in somewhere and ask directions.”

- Captain Ron, ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

17. “Katherine Harvey: Wait. The Great Barrier Reef?

Captain Ron: You've heard of it, huh? Smart lady."

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

18. “Caroline Harvey: Captain Ron, I was wondering. Are we going to be going to any more 'human' type places?

Captain Ron: Well, you heard of St. Croix?

Caroline Harvey: Yeah.

Captain Ron: We're going to the island just to the left of it.

Caroline Harvey: What's it called?

Captain Ron: Ted's.”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

19. “Captain Ron: [after losing his glass eye] It never did fit anyway. Guess you gotta get 'em custom made.”

- Captain Ron, ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

20. “Benjamin Harvey: What about your other eye?

Captain Ron: Glass, swab.

Benjamin Harvey: Too cool!”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

21. “Captain Ron: The boss is right. We should be okay. 'Cause I know we're near land.  

Martin Harvey: Great, Cap. Great. Ya hear that? We're almost there. Explain to the kids how you know that, Captain Ron. Someone translate for General Armando.

Captain Ron: Alright, now stay with me: When we left, we had just enough fuel to make it to San Juan. And now... we are out of fuel!”

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

22. "Benjamin Harvey: Man. What happened to your eye?

Martin Harvey: Ben.

Katherine Harvey: Sweetie, that's rude.

Captain Ron: No, that's alright. Shark attack, swab.

Benjamin Harvey: A shark ate your eye?"

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

23. "Captain Ron : [telling how he lost his eye]  Yeah, it happened when I went down off the coast of Australia.

Katherine Harvey: Your boat sank?

Captain Ron: No, no, no, no. Not my boat. My boss's boat. Yeah, we hit this reef."

- ‘Captain Ron’ (1992).

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Captain Ron' quotes then why not take a look at 'Indiana Jones' quotes, or 'Grease' quotes.



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