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The Daily Movie Quote: The NeverEnding Story

Updated on October 22, 2010
Falcor in The NeverEnding Story
Falcor in The NeverEnding Story

"The video arcade is down the street. Here we just sell small rectangular objects. They're called books. They require a little effort on your part, and make no bee-bee-bee-bee-beeps. On your way please." - Mr. Koreander, The NeverEnding Story (1984)

Warner Brothers, rated PG, 102 minutes.

Dirtected By: Wolfgang Petersen


Barret Oliver - Bastian

Gerald McRaney - Bastian's Father

Thomas Hill - Carl Conrad Koreander - The librarian

Noah Hathaway - Atreyu

Alan Oppenheimer - Rock Biter, Falcor, G'Mork and Narrator (voices)

Tami Stronach - Moonchild - The Childlike Empress / Southern Oracle

Domestic Box Office Gross: $21,300,000

Synopsis: A young boy tries to escape the unhappiness of his life by engrossing himself in a fantasy novel only to find that he's a part of the story.

Fact: The movie ends halfway through the book.

Trivia: Steven Spielberg owns the original Auryn and it hangs in his office.

Movie Mistake: Bastian's father has a magic breakfast drink cup that magically refills itself after being drunk.

My Take: This is one of my favorite childhood movies of all time. I was, and am, a big reader and I felt the movie reassured me that reading was OK and could be considered cool. I have such a soft spot for this movie, everyone should see it!

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      Kenneth Brown 5 years ago from United States

      I loved this movie when I was a kid. I still enjoy it every time I see it.