26 Of The Best Movie Quotes From The New In The Heights Movie

Listen, if you haven’t seen In The Heights yet, trust me you need to see it ASAP! Here are my initial thoughts of the film. Spoiler alert – it’s GOOD!

But let me tell you … while watching the In The Heights movie, I couldn’t help but notice these quotes. These quotes are my absolute fave so I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

P.s – Click here for a full review of In The Heights.

Here Are The Best Quotes From The New In The Heights Movie

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“Say it so it doesn’t disappear.”


“On these blocks you can’t walk two steps without bumping into someone’s big plans.”

“You thirsty as hell!” 

“Don’t get hit by a car girl, you just got here.”

“Yo the cleaners next door? $9 a shirt!”

“Little details that tell the world we are not invisible.”

“Most of the time I’m at Stanford it feels like a betrayal.”

“There’s no shame in waiting tables and there’s no shame in having a different path.”

“You don’t tell me how much we can afford. You’re not the parent.”

“You’re telling me we can’t survive the D train to the Grand Concourse?”

“If I’m in the mood it will not be with some dude who is whistling cause he has nothing to say.”


“If I win the lottery you’ll never see me again.”
“Damn we only joking, stay broke then!”

“You know my first business … I was 7 or 8!”
“You know what, every time you tell this story you’re a different age, and you get younger and younger!”

“Start small, dream big.”

“There’s no community for me at school.”

“You’re the best we’ve got Nina. If you can’t stay in the ring what does that say about us?”

“You can’t keep putting your life’s work on my shoulders.”

“Well, you keep getting A’s baby that’s your revenge!”

“Maybe Stanford isn’t a way out, maybe it’s a way back.”

“This is it huh? This is the moment you do better than me.”

“Ignore anyone who doubts you.”

“You can take all the bruises baby but you stay in the ring.”

“This is like Gillian’s ghetto island.”

“Since when are Latin people scared of heat?”

“It may end in heart break.”
“But there’s a chance.”

“He hates it!”
“Shhh! He’s forming an artistic opinion.”

Are any of these quotes above your favorite? Did I miss a good one that you loved?

If so, leave your favorite quotes in the comments below!

Don’t forget – In The Heights premieres on HBO Max and in theaters on June 11th.

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Shaye is an Entertainment Writer from Brooklyn, NY and a big fan of anything and everything superpowers related (especially if kids/teens are involved), cooking + baking shows (like MasterChef Junior and Cupcake Wars), teen dramas, sitcoms, comedies, and legal dramas. When she's not binging the latest series on Netflix or writing, you can find her spilling her thoughts on the Brown Side of Disney Chat or creating YouTube videos with her daughter for their new family site, Popcorn and Tater Tots.

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