Disney/Pixar’s Onward comes to theaters on March 6, 2020 and you are going to love the story of brothers and their quest to spend one last day with their dad. There are so many great quotes in Onward, but just like the Frozen 2 movie quotes: the best ones come from a side characeter. In this case, the Onward movie quotes from Barley steal the movie with a mix of humor and inspiration and brotherly love. Is Onward safe for kids? Pop over to the parent movie review as well!
Your Quest Ends Here: Onward Movie Quotes From Barley
I love Barley. Like, a lot. It doesn’t hurt that Chris Pratt is one of my top 3 Marvel Chrises – yeah, I know, I know… but like, how do you choose?!
So I’ll admit a little Marvel movie-loving bias here, but he really had some sweet lines and moments in Onward.
And that’s why I felt he deserves to be featured in this Onward movie quotes post.
All movie quotes are from Barley unless otherwise noted.
1. By the laws of yore, I must dub thee a man today. Kneel before me.
2. No way! It’s a wizard staff. Dad was a wizard!
3. For a spell to work, you have to speak from your heart’s fire!
4. Hearts fire! Don’t hold back!
5. My little brother has the magic gift!
6. (about Dad) There’s no top part. I definitely remember him having a top part!
7. We’ve only got twenty-four hours to bring back the rest of Dad. We’re going on a quest!
8. Barley: Come, dear brother, our destiny awaits.
Ian: Okay. I’m coming. I’m coming.
(looks at bag Ian is carrying)
Barley: I see you’ve brought sustenance for our adventure.
Ian: No, it’s garbage for the trash can.
9. Barley: We are going on a grand and glorious quest.
Ian: It’s not a quest. It’s just a really fast and strange errand.
Barley: It’s totally a quest.
10. Gather your courage men, we have arrived!
11. Hear that, Dad? He’s a smart kid, he just doesn’t know how a quest works.
12. I think we should take the Path of Peril. On a quest, the clear path is never the right one.
13. My gut knows where to go. Don’t you, boy? Yes, you do.
14. It’s not fair to call me a screw up if you don’t give me a chance to do something right. Just let me do one thing my way.
15. Put it on O, for Onward!
16. Ian: I can’t do this.
Barley: Yes you can!
Ian: I’m not ready-
Barley: (chuckles) You’ll never be ready- just MERGE!
17. Magic doesn’t get it wrong.
18. (to Ian) You can do this. I believe in you.
19. What we need is a spell that creates a magical bridge you can on. If you believe the bridge is there, then it’s there.
20. Ian Lightfoot is fearless!
21. Ian: I needed that rope!
Barely: Oh— but did you?
22. You’re not running from the cops, you’re running from our mom’s boyfriend. (looks back) Okay, now you’re running from the cops.
23. Brace yourself, young Mage! I know all about magic.
24. That’s when I decided I’d never be scared again.
So- what do you think about these Onward movie quotes from Barley?
He’s so awesome- we should all be so lucky to have a brother in our lives as free-wheeling as Barley!
I think he just nailed some of the best Onward quotes from the movie.
What’s Disney Pixar Onward About?
Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” introduces two teenage elf brothers (voices of Chris Pratt and Tom Holland) who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new original feature film is directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae—the team behind “Monsters University.” “Onward” releases in theaters on March 6, 2020.
Run Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Don’t forget to check out this important movie info: When can you pee during Onward? You’re welcome!
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