32 Popcorn Quotes



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If there’s one thing you can never go wrong with, it’s popcorn and a movie. It’s a way of life that has stood the test of time. But you know what else marries well with popcorn and a movie? Popcorn quotes.

Maybe you want to spice up conversations during a popcorn-themed event. Or, you want to share a cute popcorn photo on Instagram with a catchy popcorn quote to go along with it.

Whatever event or conversation you fill with popcorn, you’ll definitely get happy smiles in return. So, to inspire your next popcorn affair, we combed the web and found the top 32 popcorn quotes that will guarantee a smile on anyone’s face.

Poppin’ Popcorn Quotes

Here are the top 32 popcorn quotes to pop one after the other during your next popcorn affair.

“Don’t you go to the movies?”
“Mostly just to eat popcorn in the dark.”

Charles Bukowski, Betting on the Muse: Poems and Stories

“Popcorn! Our fatal weakness!”

Hazel Levesque

“Love is sharing your popcorn.

Charles M. Schulz

“The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.”

W. C. Fields

“Fresh popcorn is near impossible to resist”

Shannon Wiersbitzky

“Have you ever pondered the miracle of popcorn? It starts out as a tiny, little, compact kernel with magic trapped inside that, when agitated, bursts to create something marvelously desirable. It’s sort of like those tiny, little thoughts trapped inside an author’s head that―in an excited explosion of words―suddenly become a captivating fairy tale!”

Richelle E. Goodrich

“Sometimes I think that all anyone needs in life is lots of popcorn and a few lovelies.”

Sam Savage

“Some people are like popcorn: they will only succeed when under heat or pressure.”

Charbel Tadros

“Theatrical is fantastic. I don’t think anything will ever replace the big dark room, the screen, and the popcorn. You can kind of do it in your home if you have a nice screen, but it’s not the same thing.”

Mel Gibson

“You need to dip it (popcorn) in garlic mayonnaise for it to be really good.”

James Villas

“The popcorn button on the microwave is a miraculous invention. More miraculous than even the microwave itself.”

Gary Gulman

“I’m a popcorn fanatic. No matter how full I am, I can eat popcorn.”

Julianne Philllips

“If you’re wanting something salty, do air-popped popcorn. That, to me, would be healthier than having any kind of fried chip.”

Bob Harper

“I wonder the first person to ever pop the popcorn, thought they were under attack.”

Nitya Prakash

“People that say I have a ‘fear of commitment’ don’t understand my relationship with popcorn”

Dov Davidoff

“Popcorn is the sentimental good-time Charlie of American foods.”

Patricia Linden

“Making popcorn is a reminder of the very valuable fact that very similar people who are given the very same opportunity in the very same environment at the very same time will not succeed or mature at the very same time, if they will manage to succeed or mature.”

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Some people say popcorn is hard to chew. There’s a kernel of truth to that.”


“Love to go to a movie, get a Diet Coke and a barrel of popcorn, and sit there with my kids and watch a film.”

William Shatner

“I love going to the movies and getting Raisinets, a big tube of popcorn and a Coke. That’s definitely a guilty pleasure because I can’t be doing that all the time”

Sanaa Lathan

“No one’s butter than popcorn”


“I understand what it’s like to work all week and on Friday night just want to go and leave your brain at the door, buy some popcorn and be thrilled by something.”

Don Cheadle

“With all the horror in the world and all the crap that’s going on, for an hour and a half you go eat some popcorn and laugh with your friends. That’s what a movie is all about.”

Michael Rosenbaum

“Popcorn is one of the only situations in which you eat the result of an explosion.”

Demetri Martin

“Humans love sex, we need sex, it’s how we connect, it reminds us we’re alive, it’s the third most basic human need, after food and good movie popcorn.”

Billy Crystal

“There is popcorn that I haven’t even imagined.”


“A bad day eating popcorn is better than a good day doing anything else.”


“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy popcorn and that’s basically the same thing.”


“Today’s good mood is sponsored by popcorn.”


“We have to remember what’s important in life: popcorn.”


“For those of you who like to scarf your popcorn in the sack, the good news is that Newman’s Own contains an aphrodisiac.”

Paul Newman

“Get your popcorn ready, ’cause I’m gonna put on a show.”

Terrell Owens

Pop Away!

Find your next mic-drop liner we’re sure these popcorn quotes will liven up your next popcorn party and provide some welcome lighthearted banter. From cute popcorn-in-a-sentence quotes to impactful popcorn references to real-world challenges, there’s an endless list of things to do with a simple popcorn quote.



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