Mr. Jones is a thriller film about Hitler’s rise to power and the writing of George Orwell’s Animal Farm. Many Mr. Jones quotes are eye opening and relevant.
The movie Mr. Jones is all about Hitler’s rise to power before World War II and the writing of George Orwell’s Animal Farm. It is a must see thriller that will likely make your heart pound at times. Not just because of the suspense, but also because of how eye opening it is to current times.
I put together a list of my favorite quotes from Mr. Jones. Ones that will really make you think. But be warned, they are powerful and they might just hit a little close to home.
Mr. Jones Quotes
Mr. Jones is a great movie that really makes you think about Hitler and the tactics he used to used to gain power before World War II. Here is a list of the Mr. Jones quotes that really made me stop and think. Unfortunately, some of them are pretty relevant to times now, and very eye opening.
“The world is being invaded by monsters.” – George Orwell
“If I tell the story of monsters through talking farm animals, maybe then you will listen and you will understand.” – George Orwell
“The future is at stake so please read carefully between the lines.” – George Orwell
“I couldn’t help but think if this plane should crash, the whole history of Europe would be changed.” – Gareth Jones
“It was not unrest, it was a tactic. The Nazis now have an excuse to end all opposition.” – Gareth Jones
“War begins in the minds of men.” – Gareth Jones
“Hitler will soon learn that there is a great difference between holding a rally, and running a country.”
“This depression, the casualties are like another Great War.”
“You can crack the story wide open. It’s worse than we thought before.” – Paul Kleb
“Our best minds got us into this mess.” – Walter Duranty
“Do you really think Hitler believes the things that he says?” – Walter Duranty
“What is deranged, in a deranged world?” – Walter Duranty
“I’m afraid for my friends.” – Ada Brooks
“There are cycles of history just like there are cycles of nature. There’s been nothing but war and depression and now is the chance to rebuild. To fight for the future.” – Ada Brooks
“I believe that this movement is bigger than any of us.” – Ada Brooks
“Man is the only real enemy we have.” – George Orwell
“Men came and thought they could replace the natural law.” – peasant woman
“Somehow it seemed as though the farm had grown richer without making the animals themselves any richer.” – George Orwell
“All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.” – George Orwell
“I will not be silenced.” – Gareth Jones
“Stalin has no stunning new achievements … unless you consider killing millions of innocent people an achievement.” – Gareth Jones
“Make no mistake. If we let him get away with this, there will be others like him.” – Gareth Jones
“It’s the same system of exploitation that exists here. Only it’s worse. Unimaginably worse.” – Gareth Jones
“Are you saying there’s no hope?” – George Orwell
“You can’t make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.” – Walter Duranty
“The creatures outside looked from pig to man. And man to pig. And from pig to man again. But already, it was impossible to say which was which.” – George Orwell
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About Mr. Jones
Agnieszka Holland’s thriller, set on the eve of WWII, sees Hitler’s rise to power and Stalin’s Soviet propaganda machine pushing their “utopia” to the Western world. Meanwhile an ambitious young journalist, Gareth Jones (Norton) travels to Moscow to uncover the truth behind the propaganda, but then gets a tip that could expose an international conspiracy, one that could cost him and his informant their lives. Jones goes on a life-or-death journey to uncover the truth behind the façade that would later inspire George Orwell’s seminal book Animal Farm.
MR. JONES features an ensemble cast including Peter Sarsgaard (Jackie, Garden State), James Norton (Little Women, Flatliners) and Vanessa Kirby (“The Crown,” Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw). The film is the theatrical debut of writer Andrea Chalupa and directed by Agnieszka Holland whose films In Darkness, Europa Europa and Bittere Ernte (Angry Harvest) were all nominated for Academy Awards®.
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Tessa Smith is a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer-approved Film and TV Critic. She is also a Freelance Writer. Tessa has been in the Entertainment writing business for almost ten years and is a member of several Critics Associations including the Critics Choice Association, Hollywood Critics Association, and the Greater Western New York Film Critics Association.