10 Iconic Quotes from the Dumplin’ Movie

This should not come as a surprise to anyone, but we are STILL not over the Dumplin’ movie. Seeing all our faves adapted for the big* (*read: laptop-sized) screen was such a thrill, and we loooove the way this movie represented our girl Will. In case you missed it, you can still catch up with our favorite tweets from the watch party, or go behind the scenes with these exclusives straight from the set!

There’s also been some fabulous press—have you seen this amazing roundup of plus-size bloggers sounding off on representation? Or this fantastic interview with Julie about youth in the revolution?

Basically, this movie is a hit. Again, is anyone surprised?

As we watched and rewatched, we took note of some of our fave one-liners, perfectly delivered by the perfect cast. Scroll down to see!


Hilarious One-Liners


“All my favorite things start off as bad ideas.”

—Queen Millie Michalchuk, star of the *epic* companion novel, Puddin’

“Hey hey, ho ho. Patriarchy has got to go!”

—Hannah, and, you know, same

“As far as I’m concerned, a swimsuit body is a body with a swimsuit on it.”

—Our lord and savior, Willowdean Dickson (and can we talk about the epic sass in that facial expression??)

“You’ve got a hole in your left, by the way…”

—Will, sassmaster extraordinaire 

“I made yours yellow, because you remind me of sunshine.”

—Millie (you remind US of sunshine, Millie!)


“Should I invite the weirdos?”

—Yes you should, Will, AND IT WILL BE AMAZING

“Thanks for the meteor.”
—Willowdean awkwardly after kissing Bo!!!!


“Figure out who you are, and do it on purpose.”
—Dolly Parton (via everyone’s favorite drag mom, Lee)


“Loyalty means apologizing when you’re wrong, because of the trust you’ve built over time”
Willowdean channeling an apology to Ellen through a pageant answer and NO WE ARE NOT CRYING


“I just wish they could all win…”
—A v emotional Rosie Dickson


What’s your favorite quote? Did we miss one? Let us know in the comments!


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