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Movie Quote of the Day – Starman, 1984 (dir. John Carpenter)


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Mark Shermin: Have people from your world been here before?
Starman: Before, yes. We are interested in your species.
Mark Shermin: You mean you’re some kind of an anthropologist? Is that what you’re doing here? Just checking us out?
Starman: You are a strange species. Not like any other. And you’d be surprised how many there are. Intelligent but savage. Shall I tell you what I find beautiful about you? [Shermin nods You are at your very best when things are worst.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Big Trouble in Little China, 1986 (dir. John Carpenter)


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Jack Burton: I’m a reasonable guy. But, I’ve just experienced some very unreasonable things.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Thing, 1982 (dir. John Carpenter)


MacReady: How you doin’, old boy?
Dr. Blair: I don’t know who to trust.
MacReady: I know what you mean, Blair. Trust’s a tough thing to come by these days. Tell you what. . .why don’t you just trust in the Lord?

Movie Quote of the Day – Escape From New York, 1981 (dir. John Carpenter)


Bob Hauk: There was an accident. About an hour ago, a small jet went down inside New York City. The President was on board.
Snake Plissken:
President of what?
Bob Hauk: That’s not funny, Plissken. You go in, find the President, bring him out in 24 hours, and you’re a free man.
Snake Plissken: 24 hours, huh?
Bob Hauk: I’m making you an offer.
Snake Plissken: Bullshit!
Bob Hauk: Straight just like I said.
Snake Plissken: I’ll think about it.
Bob Hauk: No time. Give me an answer.
Snake Plissken: Get a new president!
Bob Hauk: We’re still at war, Plissken. We need him alive.
Snake Plissken: I don’t give a fuck about your war. . .or your president.
Bob Hauk: Is that your answer?
Snake Plissken: I’m thinking about it.
Bob Hauk: Think hard.
Snake Plissken: [beat] Why me?
Bob Hauk: You flew the Gullfire over Leningrad. You know how to get in quiet. You’re all I got.
Snake Plissken: I guess I go in one way or the other. . .doesn’t mean shit to me. All right. . .I’ll do it. Give me the pardon paper.
Bob Hauk: When you come out.
Snake Plissken: Before.
Bob Hauk: I told you I wasn’t a fool, Plissken.
Snake Plissken: Call me Snake.

Movie Quote of the Day – Halloween, 1978 (dir. John Carpenter)


Sheriff Leigh Brackett: I didn’t mean to startle you.
Laurie Strode: That’s alright.
Sheriff Leigh Brackett: It’s Halloween, I guess everyone’s entitled to one good scare, huh?

Movie Quote of the Day – They Live!, 1988 (dir. John Carpenter)


Nada: I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum.