Plot – In 1916 in St. Petersburg lived a young princess named Anastasia,daughter of the Romanov,dynasty which had been ruling Russia over the past 300 years. Returned from exile,the evil Rasputin had vowed to take revenge on the family. The revolution burst across the country and destroyed most of the Romanovs. With the help of the boy Dimitri,the empress mother Maria and her grandaughter flee to Paris. However,at the last moment Anastasia cannot join them,she loses her memory and at 18 she finds herself as an orphan named Anya,with a necklace that reads “Together in Paris.” Anya wants to discover her identity. Meanwhile,Dimitri is working hard to find a girl who can convince the elderly Maria that Anastasia is still alive. He convinces Anya to pass herself off as Anastasia and together they arrive in Paris where they must persuade the grandmother,who at this point is disappointed after so many failed attempts. Overcoming her initial suspicion,Maria notices the string around the neck of Anya and understands that the true Anastasia has arrived. The night of her debut in society,Rasputin draws Anastasia into the gardens to kill her. Thanks to Dimitri’s intervention,the situation is solved with the elimination of Rasputin. Anastasia and Dimitri start a new happy life together.

Movie Info

Title Anastasia

Year 1997

Director s Don Bluth,Gary Goldman

Genre Drama, Musical, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Animation

Top 22 Quotes of “Anastasia” Movie

“- Dimitri: Look I think we got off on the wrong foot.
– Anastasia: Well, I think we did, too. But I appreciate your apology.
– Dimitri: Who said anything about an apology?”

John Cusack – Dimitri
Meg Ryan – Anastasia

“Men are such babies.”

Meg Ryan – Anastasia

“- Anastasia: You think you’re gonna miss it?
– Dimitri: Miss what? Your talking?
– Anastasia: No! Russia.
– Dimitri: Nope.
– Anastasia: But it was your home.
– Dimitri: It was a place I once lived. End of story.”

Meg Ryan – Anastasia
John Cusack – Dimitri

“Years of dreams just can’t be wrong!” Meg Ryan – Anastasia

“- Vladimir: She certainly has a mind of her own.
– Dimitri: Yeah. I hate that in a woman.” Kelsey Grammer – Vladimir
John Cusack – Dimitri

“There was a time, not very long ago, where we lived in an enchanted world of elegant palaces and grand parties. The year was 1916, and my son, Nicholas, was the czar of Imperial Russia.”

Dame Angela Lansbury – The Dowager Empress Marie

“- Vladimir: An unspoken attraction!
– Dimitri: Attraction?! To that skinny little brat? Have you lost your mind?
– Vladimir: I was only asking a simple question…
– Dimitri: Attraction… ridiculous!” Kelsey Grammer – Vladimir
John Cusack – Dimitri

“- Anastasia: And to think that could have been you.
– Dimitri: If we live through this, remind me to thank you.” Meg Ryan – Anastasia
John Cusack – Dimitri

“So many lives were destroyed that night. What had always been was now gone forever. And my Anastasia, my beloved grandchild – I never saw her again.”

Dame Angela Lansbury – The Dowager Empress Marie

“I am calm. I am heartless. I have no fear whatsoever.”

Chris Lloyd – Rasputin

“- Dimitri: I don’t want your money.
– Dowager Empress Marie: What do you want then?
– Dimitri: Unfortunately, nothing you can give.”

John Cusack – Dimitri
Dame Angela Lansbury – The Dowager Empress Marie

“- Anastasia: Do you really think I’m royalty?
– Dimitri: You know I do!
– Anastasia: Then stop bossing me around!”

Meg Ryan – Anastasia
John Cusack – Dimitri

“- Dowager Empress Marie: You saved her life and mine and you restored her to me. Yet you want no reward.
– Dimitri: Not anymore.
– Dowager Empress Marie: Why the change of mind?
– Dimitri: It was more a change of heart.”

Dame Angela Lansbury – The Dowager Empress Marie
John Cusack – Dimitri

“- Rasputin: Bartok, get me a comb, find some cologne. I want to look my best!
– Bartok: That might take some work, sir.”

Chris Lloyd – Rasputin
Hank Azaria – Bartok

“Oh, sorry! I thought you were someone el – oh, it’s you. Well, that’s okay, then.” Meg Ryan – Anastasia

“- Anastasia: Nobody ever told me I had to prove I was the grand duchess!
– Dimitri: Look, I…
– Anastasia: Show up, yes. Look nice, fine. But lie?
– Dimitri: You don’t know if it’s a lie. What if it’s true?”

Meg Ryan – Anastasia
John Cusack – Dimitri

“- Anastasia: I remember now how much I loved them.
– Dowager Empress Marie: They would not want us to live in the past, not now that we have found each other.” Meg Ryan – Anastasia
Dame Angela Lansbury – The Dowager Empress Marie

“- Vladimir: We have found the heir to the Russian throne. And you…
– Dimitri: Will walk out of her life forever.
– Vladimir: But…
– Dimitri: Princesses don’t marry kitchen boys.”

Kelsey Grammer – Vladimir
John Cusack – Dimitri

“What do they teach you in those orphanages?” John Cusack – Dimitri

“You know, you really should watch your blood pressure. My nephew Izzy just keeled over mid-mango. Stress, it’s a killer, sir. And he was a fruit bat. No meat. No blood even.” Hank Azaria – Bartok

“You dare to banish the great Rasputin? By the unholy powers vested in me, I banish you, with a curse! Mark my words: you and your family will die within a fortnight! I will not rest until I see the end of the Romanov line forever!”

Chris Lloyd – Rasputin

“- Rasputin: I will kill her. Crush her at the height of her glory.
– Bartok: And we’re back to the crushing. Sir, I’m begging you, please, please forget the girl and get a life!
– Rasputin: Oh, I’ll get a life, Bartok. Hers!” Chris Lloyd – Rasputin
Hank Azaria – Bartok