->''"People say I talk too much."\\
"Yeah, I was just about to tell you to ''shut up''."''
-->-- '''Verbal Kint''' and '''Todd Hockney''', ''Film/TheUsualSuspects''.

A StockPhrase said from a character who may often border on TheStoic to one who is rather chatty or {{Motor Mouth}}ed. Typically delivered as a punchline to the end of a long spiel or complaint made by the latter character. Also occasionally used as a "ShutUpHannibal"

A romantic variant has this line followed up by a ShutUpKiss.


[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

* Piccolo to Raditz in ''Anime/DragonBallZ''.
** Also Android 18 to Vegeta.
-->'''Android 18''': He talks too much.
-->'''Vegeta''': What was that?!
* This is said fairly early on in ''{{Naruto}}'', by [[StarterVillain Zabuza]] to the eponymous character.
-->'''Zabuza''': You talk too much... and your words cut deep... deeper than any blade.
* In ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'', Spirit Detective Yusuke Urameshi lampshades how one of Shinobu Sensui's seven [[SplitPersonality Split Personalities]], Minoru, talks way too much.
-->'''Yusuke''': We've talked so much already, I don't think my attention span can take it. So let's just skip to the fun!
* This is one of the things that really sets [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamIronBloodedOrphans Mikazuki Augus]] apart from all the other ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' protagonists, who tend to be {{Warrior Therapist}}s. He actually says it multiple times to the same person, and even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] it at one point:
-->'''Mikazuki:''' I already told you before...you talk too much.


[[folder: Comics ]]

* In one of the ''ComicBook/StarWarsPoeDameron'' comics, Agent Terex has this to say of Captain Phasma:
-->'''Terex''': You really are a First Order commander through and through, Phasma. You threaten, and whine, and wail, but you never ''do'' anything.


[[folder: Film -- Animated ]]

* Implied at the end of ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. Po thinks that Master Shifu is dying from his injuries, but he's just exhausted and wants to rest.
-->'''Po:''' Oh. So... I should... stop talking?
-->'''Shifu:''' [[DeadpanSnarker If you can]].
* Disney's ''Disney/PeterPan'' says "girls talk too much" after listening to Wendy gush all about him while she sews his shadow back on.


[[folder: Film -- Live-Action ]]

* ''Film/TwelveAngryMen'': In one of many memorable moments during deliberations in a first-degree murder trial, one of the jurors -- Juror 10 -- is frustrated that the jury's vote is starting to favor acquittal. As the accused is Hispanic and comes from the slums, he goes on a racist tirade about people from the slums and that they are better off killing themselves. One by one, all the other jurors turn away from him ... except for Juror 4, who tells him he's had enough of his commentary. Tersely, he responds to Juror 10's comment, "Listen to me ... ," with, "I have. Now sit down and don't open your mouth again." In essence, "You've talked too much."
* In ''Film/{{Gravity}}'', Ryan Stone and Mission Control are annoyed at Kowalski's habit of telling stories.
* Said by Creator/SylvesterStallone's ''Film/JudgeDredd'' to Rob Schneider's PluckyComicRelief in the ComicBookAdaptation when trying to guess what crime he was charged with.
* In the French movie ''L.627'' a female detective is told off for yacking during a stakeout. She gleefully replies, "I even talk when I'm giving head!"
* In the ''Film/PrinceOfPersiaTheSandsOfTime'' film, TheSilentBob knife thrower uses up his speech token to tell his boss/[[IOweYouMyLife Left debtor]], the hammy Ostrich entrepreneur Alfred Molina, this when he's worrying about the dangerous mission.
* ''Film/ShanghaiNoon'' had the Sioux chief's daughter tell this to Roy.
* ''Film/{{xXx}}'': When Xander Cage is being briefed in Prague by a loud-mouthed bookworm agent on the high-tech weapons they'll be giving him, Xander asks him "You ever get punched in the face for talking too much?"
* ''Film/HawkTheSlayer''. Our heroes [[KarmicThief rob a slaver of his gold]] in order to pay a ransom. The slaver is not pleased, and when he keeps snarling death threats, [[TheBigGuy Gort]] suspends the man's spiked club above his head with a rope, with the other end between his teeth. When Gort announces that they're walking off with all his gold, the slaver can't help shouting his outrage...oops!
-->'''Gort:''' [[BondOneLiner Some people can never keep their mouth shut.]]


[[folder: Literature ]]

* A sci-fi short story ''Quiet, Please'' (by Kevin Scott) involved a composer who goes to a planet where the aliens don't speak, assuming he'll have a quiet place to compose a symphony. Unfortunately the aliens communicate through vibration, so the minute he starts pounding on his piano they charge into his room and haul him off to the embassy, where he's shoved onto the next rocketship back to Earth. The story ends with the outraged composer demanding to know what's going on. A laconic spaceman replies, "They say you talk too much!"
* Often exchanged between [[TheStoic Rephaim]] and [[MotorMouth Stevie Rae]] in ''Literature/TheHouseOfNight''.


[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* ''Series/AllInTheFamily'': Archie regarded himself as the family's spokesperson and didn't like it when others -- especially Edith -- tried to interject, especially if it were to the contrary to what Archie wanted to convey. He'd always do a "shaddup" or a "stifle yourself" if he thought they were talking too much.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. In "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS6E15AsYouWere As You Were]]", Spike starts ranting at Buffy and her former love interest Riley Finn.
-->'''Riley:''' Can't you shut him up?
-->'''Buffy:''' Not so far.
* ''Series/{{Angel}}''.
** This happens whenever Cordelia is captured, and usually leads to her being BoundAndGagged. She doesn't stop.
** A vampire that Angel once sired is [[EvilGloating monologuing away]], saying that just because Angel has stopped being evil, doesn't mean he's going to stop as well. "It doesn't end, it just goes on and on." Cordelia does a WalkInChimeIn. "That's not the only thing that goes on, and on."
* Prince Ludwig to the title character in ''Series/{{Blackadder}} II''.
-->"You know, you talk too much, Blackadder. I think it's a case of [[FunetikAksent werbal diorewea]] you are having."
* Not played for laughs in the 1995 Australian mini-series ''Blue Murder'', when hitman Neddy Smith says it to crooked lawyer Brian Alexander [[CementShoes just before he's thrown overboard while tied to a stove]]. Alexander is pleading for his life at the time, and was being murdered because he was believed to have been about to testify at the Stewart Royal Commission into Drug Trafficking.
* When ''Series/{{Castle}}'' gets Taylor Swift tickets delivered to him at the precinct, he explains that they're a surprise gift for his daughter. "Apparently, she and Ash have a song." Beckett tells him that the two of them also have a song - "You Talk Too Much" by Clarence Carter.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones''. In "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS3E8SecondSons Second Sons]]", Queen Danearys meets with the three sellsword captains opposing her, in an attempt to talk them into changing sides. Later, back at their camp:
-->'''Prendahl:''' That dragon bitch, she talks too much.
-->'''Daario:''' You talk too much.
-->'''Meto:''' She won't talk so much when she's choking on my cock.
* ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'': Tenaya 7 and Ziggy are fighting over the Series Green morpher. She's a super-powered cyborg who can take on actual Rangers and he...isn't, but she wastes too much time [[EvilGloating gloating.]]
-->'''Tenaya:''' Now I will bond with your Series Green and destroy the Power Rangers from within. I will become the final stage of techno-awareness -
-->'''Ziggy:''' You talk too much. ''(Grabs morpher)''.
* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'':
** Captain Picard often has to remind Data not to talk too much, mostly due to the android's tendency to over-explain things.
* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'':
** In the episode "[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS01E12Vortex Vortex]]", the, in terms of character, very solid and immutable Odo ([[{{Irony}} from a species of liquid form changlings]]) meets the exiled conman Croden.
-->'''Odo''': I think I finally figured out what crime you were found guilty of on your world.
-->'''Croden''': What's that?
-->'''Odo''': You talk too much.
*** This takes a dark twist when Croden chuckles darkly and admits that Odo is ''right'': his initial crime was publicly voicing dissent against the totalitarian government, the penalty for which is the execution of the criminal's ''family''. His ''secondary'' crime was brutally slaughtering the soldiers he came home to find carrying out his "punishment"
** ''Everyone'' on Gul Dukat - not even his "allies" can resist. Cardassians in general love to monologue, but this guy spent what must have been hours recording automated messages in the event of a slave rebellion back when he ran [=DS9=].
-->'''Sisko:''' I never knew how much this man's voice annoyed me.
-->'''Kira:''' Commander Sisko was right, you are in ''love'' with the sound of your own voice.
-->'''Weyoun:''' Perhaps if you didn't talk so much, your throat wouldn't get so dry.
** Speaking of Cardassians:
-->'''Garak:''' ''(in a prison camp)'' Ah, good, you look like the man in charge. I was just trying to explain to your colleagues that this is all an unfortunate misunderstanding.
-->'''Ikat'ika:''' Cardassians are all alike. ''(grabs him by the throat)'' You talk too much.
* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'':
** In "[[Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS2E15Threshold Threshold]]", even losing his tongue doesn't stop Tom Paris from rambling away.
-->'''Tom:''' Dothtor, I neeth to talk!
-->'''Doctor:''' So I've noticed.
** In "[[Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS2E11Maneuvers Maneuvers]]", Maje Cullah is beating Chakotay for information; Chakotay responds by [[IShallTauntYou taunting Cullah about his previous relationship with Seska]] (currently Cullah's woman).
-->'''Cullah:''' You talk too much, Federation, but you're not telling me what I need to know.
** In "[[Recap/StarTrekVoyagerS7E17QTwo Q2]]", when Neelix tries to convince Q-Junior to use his RealityWarper powers to help people instead of causing mischief, Junior tells Neelix this right before sealing his jaws shut and zapping away his vocal cords. Fortunately for Neelix, Q undoes his son's work; a few scenes later, after Junior has lost his powers, Neelix gets his revenge by being as loud and obnoxious around him as possible.
* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. In "Sarcophagus", Tarrant is giving a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Avon. Being TheSnarkKnight, he doesn't take it lying down.
-->'''Tarrant:''' You failed, Avon. But I win. Not just at games -- at life.
-->'''Avon:''' You also talk too much.
-->'''Tarrant:''' [[ImpliedDeathThreat Be thankful I'm restricting myself to talk.]]
-->'''Avon:''' Well now, that's fascinating. You mean you can do something else?


[[folder: Professional Wrestling ]]

* Used many times by one wrestler who interrupts an opponent's promo. Usually, he won't yell "Shut up!" or "You talk too much," but he'll simply start beating up his opponent.
* Legend has it that during the planning and rehearsal sessions for the WWF-vs.-NFL players battle royal at WrestleMania 2, former Atlanta Falcons offensive guard Bill Fralic was randomly making suggestions and comments ... and only succeeded in clearly getting on everybody's nerves. Wrestling/AndreTheGiant who was leading the discussion but was gladly accepting input from others  took note of this and finally, when he had enough, told him, "Bill, you talk too much!" According to the story, Fralic rarely participated again in the planning.


[[folder: Video Games ]]

* In ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'', Grunt tells you that "Humans talk too much" if you try to talk to him before you've unlocked his next conversation.
** On Mordin's loyalty mission, a Krogan goes on for about a minute about their plan for great revenge on the other races while standing on a platform directly above an inflammable gas tank, during which the Renegade Interrupt button ''taunts'' you the entire time. Click it and...
--->'''Shepard''': You talk too much. ''[[ShutUpHannibal (fires gun)]]''\\
'''Weyrlock Clan Speaker:''' See? [[ExactlyWhatIAimedAt The human cannot hit a simple target!]]\\
''(the gas pipe under the speaker explodes)''
** [[FunnyBackgroundEvent Another krogan can be seen backing away]] when he notices the leaking pipe. He apparently agreed with Shepard.
* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'': a sarcastic Hawke will describe him/herself this way while confronting a slaver.
-->"I'd make a terrible slave. I talk too much." ''(pulls a knife)'' "And I do that."
** Flemeth also describes herself this way while giving herself an IHaveManyNames introduction.
---> '''Aveline:''' I know who she is. The Witch of the Wilds.\\
'''Flemeth:''' Some call me that. Also Flemeth. Ashe'bellenar. An old hag who talks too much.
* In ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear'', Baiken says this to Ky Kiske in her win quote against him and states that she doesn't care about his strong sense of justice.
-->'''Baiken''': Blah blah blah! You talk too much! Does anyone actually give a crap about your ridiculous sense of justice? I know I sure don't.
* Asura from ''VideoGame/AsurasWrath'' says this if you punch [[{{Jerkass}} Wy]][[FatBastard zen]] mid speech. "You talk too much!"
* [[ProfessionalKiller Mondo]] says this to [[spoiler: [[FinalBoss David]], in his second encounter]] in ''VideoGame/KillerIsDead''.
* Left to their own devices, the Audito in ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'' will ramble on, and on, and ''on''. In particular, the only Bayonetta is able to keep Fortitudo on topic is to shoot at him whenever he starts ranting.
* In a sub-event in ''VideoGame/FairyFencerF'' in the [[spoiler:Evil Goddess timeline]] called "Hee-hee, So Fun," shortly after you [[spoiler:gain Marianna as a party member, her fairy, Khalara talks about how he likes going to different places and Fang says that it's too bad her master is a constant bad mood. Khalara replies that Marianna clamps up when she doesn't have business to take care of, causing Marianna to appear and comment "Khalara--you talk too much."]]


[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* Sokka to Suki in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', "The Serpent's Pass".
* Played for laughs in ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes''. Hulk says this to Black Panther while the latter is ''meditating''.
* A running gag in ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' has people say this to [[ChaoticStupid Vezon]] on a regular basis.
* Double D from ''WesternAnimation/EdEddnEddy''. [[UpToEleven Big time.]]
-->'''Eddy:''' Do you EVER turn off?!
-->'''Edd:''' It's a curse, I'm afraid.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/FantasticFourWorldsGreatestHeroes'' episode "[[Recap/FantasticFourWorldsGreatestHeroesHardKnocks Hard Knocks]]", the Hulk grabs Johnny while he's taunting him and growls, "Fire man talk too much!" Johnny acknowledges that he gets that a lot.
* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' episode "Hereafter" features the Martian Manhunter saying this verbatim to Lobo before delivering a punch.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': Mr. Cat often says this to Kaeloo, albeit indirectly.
* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' and ''WesternAnimation/MerrieMelodies'':
** "A Fractured Leghorn": Essentially, what a black and white tuxedo cat -- resembling but NOT Sylvester -- tells Foghorn Leghorn near the finale of the short (where Foggy and a cat are trying to capture a worm, but for different purposes). Foggy has rambled on the whole time, and finally, the frustrated cat blows his lid and, slamming a garbage can over the rooster's head, tells him "SHADDUP!!!!" (Essentially, "you talk too much"). Of course, this doesn't dissuade the babbling rooster in the least ... he even holds up the iris out!
** "This is a Life?": Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Granny are in the audience for a taping of this ''This Is Your Life'' parody, starring Elmer Fudd as the emcee. Bugs is the featured guest, which makes Daffy so mad  he is convinced he was supposed to be the guest he heckles him throughout the show. Granny, who is sitting next to the duck, whacks him over the head several times with her umbrella and tells him to shut up.
** "Person to Bunny" In this "Person to Person" parody hosted by Edward R. Burrows (a ShoutOut to Edward R. Murrow), Daffy once again tries to upstage Bugs by interrupting the interview and talking about how great he is. At one point, while Bugs is trying to ward off Elmer Fudd [[note]] whom he had angered by calling him "stupid" on live television, and Elmer had come over to demand the rabbit make an immediate retraction [[/note]] Daffy does a song-and-dance act and a monologue. When Bugs returns, he tells him very subtly that he's a motormouth who talks too much by pointing at the camera and saying he's on live television, with 40 million people watching. Daffy passes out, suffering a case of StageFright.
* In ''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies'', Kermit and Piggy get into a fight when Piggy thinks Kermit says she talks too much (in actuality, it was a parrot that Nanny had brought into the nursery for the kids that had said it), [[HypocriticalHumor she then goes into a long rant about how she doesn't talk too much.]] By the end of the episode, everyone realizes that they had all been fighting because they had overheard things the parrot had said and mistook it for each other. They then beg Nanny to find someplace else for the parrot because "he talks too much."
* In ''WesternAnimation/PeppaPig'', Doctor Brown Bear implies this about Grandpa Rabbit. When he's called up because Grandpa Rabbit lost his voice, he first asks if that's a bad thing. Additionally, in "Chatterbox," when Suzy Sheep wants to tell Peppa about her day, but Peppa just keeps talking and talking instead, she tells Peppa "You talk too much. You go 'blah blah blah blah blah.' Just like that. 'Blah blah blah.'"
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'': In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E19ZeroHour "Zero Hour"]], [[spoiler:Kallus]] says this to Thrawn while he's fighting for his life.
* Bulkhead to Lugnut in the first season finale of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''. Lugnut has Bulkhead on the ropes and is about to deliver his Punch Of Kill Everything, but starts speechifying about "the glorious Decepticon race". Bulkhead uses his wrecking ball arm to trigger the punch, and Lugnut is sent flying into the distance by his own attack. And that, of course, is when Bulkhead delivers the line.