The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a 1996 Disney animated film loosely based on Victor Hugo's classic novel of the same name.

Year:
1996
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Esmeralda:
[takes Phoebus' sword] You!

Phoebus:
Easy! Easy! I-I just shaved this morning.

Esmeralda:
[points Phoebus' sword at his goatee] Oh, really? You missed a spot.

Phoebus:
Alright, alright, just-just-just calm down. Just give me a chance to apologize.

Esmeralda:
For what?

Phoebus:
[takes back his sword, and side-sweeps Esmeralda] That, for example.

Esmeralda:
[angrily] You sneaky son-of-a--

Phoebus:
[interrupting] Ah-ah-ah, watch it. We're in a church.

Esmeralda:
Are you always this charming, or am I just lucky? [uses candle-staff]

Phoebus:
Ha-ha-ha-ha! Candlelight, privacy, music. Can't think of a better place for hand-to-hand combat. You fight almost as well as a man!

Esmeralda:
Funny. I was going to say the same thing about you!

Phoebus:
That's hitting a little below the belt, don't you think?

Esmeralda:
No. This is.

[Phoebus avoids getting hit in the groin, but gets hit in the mouth by the candle-staff]

Phoebus:
[blubbers] Touché. [gets rammed in the stomach by Djali] Oof! I didn't know you had a kid.

Esmeralda:
Well, he doesn't take to kindly to soldiers.

Phoebus:
[painfully] Eh! I noticed. [normally] Permit me. I'm Phoebus. It means "Sun god." [Esmeralda and Djali look at each other, incredulously] And you are?

Esmeralda:
Is this an interrogation?

Phoebus:
I believe it's called an introduction.

Esmeralda:
You're not arresting me?

Phoebus:
Not as long as you're in here. I can't.

Esmeralda:
Huh. You're not at all like the other soldiers. [puts down the candle staff]

Phoebus:
Thank you.

Esmeralda:
So, if you're not going to arrest me, what do you want?

Phoebus:
I'd settle for your name.

Esmeralda:
[smiling] Esmeralda.

Phoebus:
Beautiful. Much better than Phoebus, anyway.

Quasimodo:
[to Esmeralda] We've done it, Esmeralda; We've beaten them back! Come and see! [Esmeralda doesn't respond] Esmeralda, wake up. You're safe now. [worried] Esmeralda? [shocked] Oh, no. [tries giving Esmeralda water, but she doesn't wake up] [tearfully] Oh, no. [Laverne closes the door and the Gargoyles leave to give Quasimodo an emotional moment as he cries, thinking Esmeralda died. Frollo, however, steps in, with a dagger behind his back] [whispers angrily] You killed her.

Frollo:
It was my duty. Horrible as it was, I hope you'll forgive me. [as Quasimodo hyperventilates] There, there, Quasimodo. I know it hurts. But now the time has come to end your suffering... forever.

[as Frollo draws a dagger, Quasimodo notices his shadow and gasps in horror, so he grabs Frollo's arm, and after a struggle, Quasimodo manages to snatch the dagger and bravely corners Frollo, angrily hyperventilating.]

Frollo:
[nervously as Quasimodo advances on him] Now, now-- L-- Listen to me, Quasimodo.

Quasimodo:
[about to cry] No! You listen. All my life, you've told me the world is a dark, cruel place. But now I see that the only thing dark [throws the dagger to the floor] and cruel about it is people like you!

Esmeralda:
[weakly] Quasimodo?

Quasimodo:
[relieved] Esmeralda!

Frollo:
She lives. [draws his sword]

Quasimodo:
No!

[Quasimodo runs out of the room.]

[Frollo finds Quasimodo and Esmeralda]

Frollo:
Leaving so soon? [swings his sword, but misses]

Villager:
[on ground] Look! Up there!

Quasimodo:
Hang on!

[Frollo is about to kill Esmeralda, but Quasimodo pushes her out of the way.]

Frollo:
I should have known you'd risk your life to save that gypsy witch, just as your own mother died trying to save you.

Quasimodo:
[realizes what Frollo's saying; shocked] What?

Frollo:
Now, I'm going to do what I should have done... 20 years ago!

[Frollo throws his cape over Quasimodo's face and tries to throw him down, and at the same time, Frollo also falls, but Quasimodo holds Frollo's cape, and Esmeralda grabs Quasimodo. Frollo sees a gargoyle and swings to it and grabs it.]

Esmeralda:
[grunting] Hold on. Hold on.

[Quasimodo loses consciousness and drops Frollo's cape, as Frollo stands on top of the gargoyle and laughs evilly. He raises his sword.]

Frollo:
[his last words] And He shall smite the wicked, and plunge them into the fiery pit!

[The gargoyle Frollo's standing on starts to collapse beneath him, and he drops his sword and grabs the gargoyle as it roars, and he screams in horror as he falls into a sea of molten copper]

Esmeralda:
[losing her grip] Quasimodo. Quasi-- [drops Quasimodo] No!

[Phoebus catches Quasimodo, saving his life.]

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