25+ Best Anastasia Quotes From The Movie

Moumita Dutta
Dec 12, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Jan 25, 2021
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
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Why Anastasia Quotes

Anastasia is a 1997 American animated fantasy drama. The movie is a musical produced and directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. Susan Gauthier, Bruce Graham, Bob Tzudiker, and Noni White collaborated as screenplay writers. The lead character in the movie is eighteen-year-old Anastasia 'Anya' Romanov, who suffers from amnesia. The character is based on the Grand Duchess of Imperial Russia named Anastasia Nikolaevna. The animated fairy tale is about a lost princess in her quest to find out about her deceased family. She joins forces with two con artists to pose as the Grand Duchess before Empress Maria Feodorovna. This film presents an interesting story about a brave and determined princess. Like most animated movies of the time, 'Anastasia' depicts how good wins over evil. The story also portrays the importance of morality and values in people, teaching children the significance of having good character.

What Parents Should Know

  • The film's plot is based on another film of the same name released in 1956.
  • The original source of the story is a 1954 play named 'Anastasia' written by French playwright Marcelle Maurette.
  • Due to the merger between Disney and Fox in 2019, the 1997 animated movie 'Anastasia' is now officially owned by Disney.
  • The antagonist in the movie is a sorcerer named Grigori Rasputin. The character is also based on a real person who was a mystic in Russia and a friend of the last Russian emperor.

What To Discuss With Kids

  • 'Anastasia' was the first animated film by 20th Century Fox, produced in its own animated studio and by its own animated division.
  • Kirsten Dunst voiced young Anya. Other notable actors and actresses who voiced characters in the movie include Angela Lansbury, Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Hank Azaria, Allen Kelsey Grammer, Bernadette Peters, and Christopher Lloyd.
  • Even though 'Anastasia' fulfills the requirements for Anya to be a Disney princess, she still isn't called a Disney princess. This is because she is yet to be chosen as one.
  • 'Anastasia' received nominations for two Academy (Oscar) Awards.

Best Quotes From The Movie 'Anastasia'

Panoramic view of the facade of the Cathedral of St. Anastasia at sunrise.

1. "Rasputin: Long Live the Romanovs!

Anastasia: All right! I couldn't have said it better myself!"

2. "Anastasia: Fine... So you think you're gonna miss it?

Dimitri: Miss what? Your talking?

Anastasia: No! Russia."

3. "Dowager Empress Marie: Young man, where did you get that music box? You were the boy, weren't you? The servant boy who got us out? You saved her life and mine and you restored her to me. Yet you want no reward.

Dimitri: Not anymore.

Dowager Empress Marie: Why the change of mind?

Dimitri: It was more a change of heart."

4. "Sophie: It's a perfect ending.

Dowager Empress Marie: No, it's a perfect beginning."

5. "Rasputin: See that you remember, you incompetent Rodent!

Bartok: Oh sure, blame the bat. What the heck? We're easy targets."

6. "Dowager Empress Marie: You'll stop at nothing, will you?

Dimitri: I'm probably about as stubborn as you are."

7. "Anastasia: I'm not afraid of you!

Rasputin: I can fix that! Care for a little swim under the ice?"

8. "There was a time, not very long ago, where we lived in an enchanted world of elegant palaces and grand parties. The year was 1916, and my son, Nicholas, was the Czar of Imperial Russia." - Dowager Empress Marie

Fabulous Anastasia Romanov Quotes

9. "Anastasia: Do you really think I'm royalty?

Dimitri: You know I do!

Anastasia: Then stop bossing me around!"

10. "Men are such babies."

11. "You're on your own, sir! This can only end in tears!" - Bartok

12. "Anastasia: Oh no, not me... nope! No... nobody ever told me I had to prove I was the grand duchess!

Dimitri: Look, I...

Anastasia: Show up, yes. Look nice, fine. But lie?"

13. "Anastasia: I never cared for Stroganoff!

Vladimir: She said that like a Romanov!"

14. "Dowager Empress Marie: Oh look! The drawing you gave me! Remember?

Anastasia: Oh yeah... Olga made me so mad; she said it looked like a pig riding a donkey!

Anastasia: She was right."

15. "Dear Grandmama, wish me luck. We'll be together in Paris again soon."

16. "Dimitri: Here. I bought you a dress.

Anastasia: You bought me a... tent."

Memorable Rasputin Quotes

17. "Rasputin: That's where I will kill her. Crush her at the height of her glory.

Bartok: And we're back to the crushing. Sir, I'm begging you, please, please forget the girl and get a life!

Rasputin: Oh, I'll get a life, Bartok. Hers!"

18. "Rasputin: Bartok, get me a comb, find some cologne. I want to look my best!

Bartok: That might take some work, sir."

19. "I am calm. I am heartless. I have no feelings whatsoever."

20. "Bartok: Master! You're alive?

Rasputin: In a matter of speaking!"

21. "Bartok: Right. Kill...kill her? Sir, what happened to the party idea?

Rasputin: And then we'll kill her."

Cool Dimitri Quotes

22. "Dimitri: I was the boy in the palace - the one who opened the wall. She's the real thing, Vlad.

Vladimir: Then that means that our Anya has found her family. We have found the heir to the Russian throne. And you...

Dimitri: Will walk out of her life forever.

Vladimir: But...

Dimitri: Princesses don't marry kitchen boys."

23. "I hate trains! Remind me never to get on the train again." - Dimitri

24. "Dimitri: I don't want your money.

Dowager Empress Marie: What do you want then?

Dimitri: Unfortunately, nothing you can give."

25. "Vladimir: Oh! An unspoken attraction!

Dimitri: Attraction? To that skinny little brat? Have you lost your mind?

Vladimir: I was only asking a simple question...

Dimitri: Attraction... ridiculous!"

26. "Rasputin: Say your prayers, Anastasia! No one can save you!

Dimitri: Wanna bet?"


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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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