Nim's Island is a 2008 American film directed by Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin, starring Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, and Gerard Butler, based on the book Nim's Island by Wendy Orr, a Canadian-born Australian writer.
- Jack: Be the hero of your own life story.
- Alex Rover: Don't hand me that line - I wrote that line!
- Jack: What are you afraid of?
- Alex Rover: Everything!
- Security Guard: [is checking Alex's bag] What's this?
- Alex Rover: It's for my soup.
- Security Guard: Not allowed.
- Alex Rover: How am I supposed to open it? With my teeth?
- Security Guard: [Holds up Purell] What are these?
- Alex Rover: Oh its hand sanitizer, it is an excellent...[stammers as guard confiscates Purell]
- Security Guard: Not allowed! I'm sorry madame. No liquids greater than 3 ounces allowed.
- Alex Rover: But I...
- Security Guard: Next!
- Captain: (angry)What on earth are you doing?
- Alex Rover: I'm just having a nervous breakdown!
- Nim Rusoe: [steam violently spurts out from volcano] Did I do that?
- Edmund's Mother: This is no place for games!
- Edmund's Father: It's the perfect place for games!
- Jack: You got so much of your mother in you, you know that?
- Nim Rusoe: That's a good thing, right?
- Jack: Yeah, good. Sure. Unfortunately I could never win a fight with her, either.
- Nim Rusoe: Nobody invades my island and gets away with it.
- Nim Rusoe: The writer, and the scientist. That's how their story began. How it ends, exactly? Nobody knows.
- Jack: No parties while I'm gone!
- Alex Rover: Beautiful ocean, isn't it just great?
- Alexandra Rover: [immitating Alex's Scottish accent] No, it isn't just grrreat.
- Alexandra Rover: I took a plane, I took a helicopter, I stole a boat!
- Nim Rusoe: [to Alexandra] You came here all the way from San Fransisco and you don't know how to do anything.
- Alex Rover: What are these?
- Alexandra Rover: Airsick pills.
- Alex Rover: Don't they make you drowsy?
- Alexandra Rover: Drowsy?
- Nim Rusoe: I don't have to go to school, I'm home schooled.
- Be the hero of your own story.
- Your adventure starts here.
- Abigail Breslin - Nim Rusoe
- Elizabeth Banks - Liz Rusoe
- Jodie Foster - Alex Rover (Alexandra Rover)
- Gerard Butler - Jack Rusoe
- Anthony Simcoe - First Mate
- Alphonso McAuley - Russell
- Morgan Griffin - Alice
- Michael Carman - Captain
- Christopher Baker - Ensign
- Maddison Joyce - Edmund
- Peter Callan - Edmund's Father
- Official site and trailer
- WendyOrr.com Official website of the author of Nim's Island
- Nim's Island quotes at the Internet Movie Database
- Nim's Island at Rotten Tomatoes
- Nim's Island at Metacritic
- Nim's Island at Allmovie
- Scoring Session Photo Gallery at ScoringSessions.com
- Production notes for 'Nim's Island