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    What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

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    by xfilz_1133 ·

    My favorite is from the movie The Core, where Theadore Donald ‘Rat’ Finch (played by Dj Qualls) was being asked to take control of the internet, “hack the planet.”
    Rat: “How many languages do you speak?… I speak one. One Zero One Zero Zero. With that I could steal your money, your secrets, your sexual fantasies, your whole life. In any country, any time, any place I want. We multitask like you breathe. I couldn’t think as slow as you if I tried.”
    That’s powerful geek kung-fu indeed….

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    • #3019984

      Sorry, mine’s not geeky or SF.

      by charliespencer ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”

      I say “42” a lot, but I’m quoting the book; I never saw the movie.

      Oh, wait; I remember now.

      “I’m going to blow up the Earth; it obscures my view of Venus.”

      • #3012559

        I agree – best overall!

        by drisi ·

        In reply to Sorry, mine’s not geeky or SF.

        Best Overall –

        “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” . . . and of course the several later references such as ” . . . and then we’ll get a bigger boat”

        Best SF

        “I’ll be back” – Arnold in Terminator.
        Which is also my favorite screen saver slogan.

        Don

    • #3019969

      Favorite movie quote of all time

      by notsochiguy ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “Get busy living, or get busy dying.”

      In terms of SciFi/geekness, the first quote that pops to mind is “I ain’t got time to bleed.”

      Too bad Ventura retired from politics. Would make a great battle cry for either side of the health care reform debate! 😉

    • #3019955

      Banzai!!!!

      by karydavis ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “No matter where you go, there you are”

    • #3019935

      The Tick

      by locolobo ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      And, isn’t sanity really just a one-trick pony anyway? I mean all you get is one trick, rational thinking, but when you’re good and crazy, oooh, oooh, oooh, the sky is the limit.

    • #3019871

      Star Trek The search for Spock

      by mjd420nova ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      When Kirk and Spock are re-united aboard the Klingon vessel and Kirk begins to get emotional. Spock says “Please Jim, not in front of the Klingons”.

      • #3020709

        Correction

        by ed woychowsky ·

        In reply to Star Trek The search for Spock

        That was from Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. It takes place after Kirk is beamed aboard the Klingon Bird of Prey and is introduced to the new gunner.

    • #3019851

      From the Wrath of Khan

      by michael jay ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      Spock: That is wise. Were I to invoke logic, however, logic clearly dictates that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.
      Kirk: Or the one.
      Spock: You are my superior officer. You are also my friend. I have been and always shall be yours.

      • #3019815

        Also from Wrath of Khan

        by shellbot ·

        In reply to From the Wrath of Khan

        Khan: “Kirk! Kirk, you’re still alive, my old friend.”

        Kirk: “Yes! Still! Old! Friend! You’ve managed to kill just about everybody else, but like a poor marksman you keep missing the target!”

        🙂 Love that..

      • #3019795

        Kirk: “He’ll die in there!”

        by charliespencer ·

        In reply to From the Wrath of Khan

        Scotty: “He’s already dead.”

        There’s just too much to select from this classic. You might as well post the entire script.

        “KHAAAAN!”

        • #3019759

          Your right

          by shellbot ·

          In reply to Kirk: “He’ll die in there!”

          The whole thing is good!!

          I’m gonna have to watch it this weekend now… haven’t seen it in a few months.

          (oops..my secret is out now isn’t it…no one is suposed to know I love Star Trek..)

      • #3019752

        Why didn’t this movie pop into my head???

        by notsochiguy ·

        In reply to From the Wrath of Khan

        As Palmetto said, you could probably come up with a top 20/50 list of quotes just from this movie alone.

        I think it would make for another good discussion thread, too:

        Which sequel was better than the original in a geek series by the widest margin.

        I think Star Trek II would have to be the runaway winner.

        • #3020735

          Other sequels better than the original

          by charliespencer ·

          In reply to Why didn’t this movie pop into my head???

          ‘Back to the Future II’. Don’t get me wrong, the first one was a great movie. The second one was so much better as a time travel story. You practically had to diagram the time lines to keep up. BTTF2 is to time travel what ‘The Sting’ is to con men movies.

        • #3007356

          Not a fan

          by shellbot ·

          In reply to Other sequels better than the original

          BTTF just annoyed me…
          not sure why…
          i’ll watch almost any sci fi movie but that one 🙂

        • #3007355

          Your just not a true fan dude ..

          by shellbot ·

          In reply to Why didn’t this movie pop into my head???

          🙂
          hahaha..

          Its one of the best.. I’ve a soft spot for Search for Spock as well..

        • #3007348

          Star Trek: The Motion Picture

          by notsochiguy ·

          In reply to Your just not a true fan dude ..

          I actually liked the premise of the movie, and some of the execution. Would have been cool if they would have tied this to the introduction of the Borg in some way.

          However, garish is garish is those uniforms. BLECH!!

          🙂

        • #3010295

          soft spot for Search for Spock

          by kgbarkes ·

          In reply to Your just not a true fan dude ..

          Perhaps apocryphal: while filming the scene after the restoration of his katra, Spock delivers the line “Jim… your name is Jim.” Nimoy then turns to Uhura and says, “Jim… *your* name is Jim…”

        • #3011447

          Aliens

          by giley ·

          In reply to Your just not a true fan dude ..

          “Game over man! Game over”.

        • #3010265

          Star Wars

          by psingleton ·

          In reply to Why didn’t this movie pop into my head???

          I think Empire gives Kahn a run for the money on better than it’s predecessor.

    • #3020719

      I have too many

      by jck ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      One of them is from the movie [u]Real Genius[/u]:

      Chris Knight: Have you ever seen a body like this before in your life?
      Decker: She happens to be my daughter.
      Chris Knight: Oh. Then I guess you have.

      :^0

      • #3018881

        Yes..

        by maecuff ·

        In reply to I have too many

        I don’t know if this is the EXACT quote from Real Genius..but

        “Can you hammer a 4 inch spike through a 2×4 with your penis”?

        “No”.

        “A girl’s got to have her standards”.

      • #3010326

        It’s a moral imperative.

        by nbc99705 ·

        In reply to I have too many

        …hardly no one I’m around ever gets it, but I love it!

      • #3011296

        Real Genuis has alot of good quotes

        by tcwatkins ·

        In reply to I have too many

        One right after the one you noted is great, but can’t be related hear…it involves driving nails…

    • #3020712

      From Aliens

      by ed woychowsky ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “Nuke’em from orbit, it’s the only way to be sure.”

      • #3007346

        Another from Aliens

        by notsochiguy ·

        In reply to From Aliens

        “Game over man. Game Over!” 🙂

        • #3007339

          Way back in my Mac days

          by jamesrl ·

          In reply to Another from Aliens

          We had software that would allow us to take sounds and use them for system events. That quote was very often used for shutdown (and Homer’s D’oh for system errors).

          We had fun.

          James

        • #3007327

          I used to work in a place like that

          by notsochiguy ·

          In reply to Way back in my Mac days

          Customized icons, sounds, let us drink beer in the Friday corporate meetings. Fun place.

          Alas, I’ve been a corporate grinder monkey ever since they shut down. 🙁

        • #3018884

          One more from Aliens

          by mmoran3180 ·

          In reply to Another from Aliens

          “Get away from her, you bitch!” Sigourney Weaver, with the baddest-ass throwdown in cinema history.

    • #3007353

      They Live

      by jellimonsta ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass! And I’m all out of bubble gum!” :p 😀

      • #3007344

        Rock or Roddy???

        by notsochiguy ·

        In reply to They Live

        Best wrestler-turned-actor??

        Rock has the charm, but I think that line alone puts Roddy over the top!

        • #3007320

          Well…

          by jellimonsta ·

          In reply to Rock or Roddy???

          The Rock is probably the better actor. But Roddy definitely played in a better movie in this instance. 😀

      • #3018861

        I love that one…

        by forum surfer ·

        In reply to They Live

        I mentioned it in the last post we had similar to this one. I liked it so much I downloaded it as a ringtone. I promptly changed it since I forgot to set my phone to vibrate before a meeting.

        🙂

        Now I settled on the ringtone from Frank’s phone in Crank 2.

    • #3007298

      Repo Man

      by nicknielsen ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “You don’t wanna know what’s in the trunk.”

      All-time favorite movie quote? “Somebody ride back to town. We’re gonna need a sh|tload of dimes!

    • #3018880

      Not scifi or geek

      by maecuff ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      But I use this quote all the time..

      “I don’t know if it’s worth $5 but it’s pretty f*cking good”.

      • #3018849

        My favourite

        by neilb@uk ·

        In reply to Not scifi or geek

        I’m sorry, did I break your concentration? I didn’t mean to do that. Please, continue

        However, if I’m allowed TV…

        Kryten, unpack Rachel and get out the puncture repair kit. I’m alive!

        Well, the thing about a black hole – it’s main distinguishing feature – is it’s black. And the thing about space, your basic space colour is black. So how are you supposed to see them?

        Hey, I got it! We laser our way through!?
        Ah, an excellent suggestion, Sir, with just two minor drawbacks. One, we don’t have a power source for the lasers, and two, we don’t have any lasers.

        And the truly profound –

        Time is a great healer. Unless it’s a rash, then you’re better off with ointment.

        “What’s up?”
        “I don’t know, I’ve never been there.”

        It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.

        Anything that happens, happens.
        Anything that, in happening, causes something else to happen, causes something else to happen.
        Anything that, in happening, causes itself to happen again, happens again.
        It doesn’t necessarily do it in chronological order, though.

        • #3018847

          Quote just about anything

          by boxfiddler ·

          In reply to My favourite

          from Red Dwarf and it’s worth gold. :^0

        • #3011442

          dwarf

          by giley ·

          In reply to Quote just about anything

          Smoke me a kipper, I’ll be back for breakfast”. Classic.

      • #3012184

        OK how about this…

        by corvus_caveat ·

        In reply to Not scifi or geek

        I’d Buy that for a dollar! (science fiction and geeky…well it is when you say it to everything. My bad!

    • #3018853

      ?Life is hard; it’s harder if you’re stupid.?

      by forum surfer ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      Okay, it isn’t sc fi, but sc fi quotes are always too long. The greats like john wayne and clint eastwood kept it short and sweet.

      🙂

      • #2837031

        Forum John Wayne (Friend of mine)

        by slayer_ ·

        In reply to ?Life is hard; it’s harder if you’re stupid.?

        He had some great quotes

        “Most people don’t care if they get a steaming pile of crap, as long as they get it in a timely fashion.”

        “Can you drink yet? Smoke? Do illegal drugs? You can’t even drive, can you? You aren’t an adult until you’ve performed a drive-by shooting.”

        “When I grow up, I want to be a Japanese model.”

        “Everyone should get the chance to talk to a Malaysian chick.”

        These are just some.

    • #3010355

      This… is my BOOM STICK.

      by nhammond ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      Shop smart, shop S-Mart.

    • #3010352

      Re: From Galaxy Quest

      by jtorres ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      I’ve made of this one my new philosophy in life. “Never give up, never surrender!”

      • #3012169

        By Grabthars hammer and

        by corvus_caveat ·

        In reply to Re: From Galaxy Quest

        by the sons of Worvan I shall remember that…oh yes, and you shall be avenged. Big thumbs up. God bless ya 🙂

    • #3010328

      My favorite is

      by doug m. ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      from Blade Runner, where the character Roy Batty (played by Rutger Hauer)is questioning a guy who designs genetic eyes. The guy tells Roy that he designed his eyes. Roy replies “If only you could see what I’ve seen with your eyes”.

    • #3010325

      What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      by arnoldziffle ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      There’s no limit to what he can do. He could destroy the earth… If anything should happen to me you must go to Gort, you must say these words, “Klaatu barada nikto”, please repeat that.

      ?Klaatu

    • #3010302

      Not certain where this quote came from but…

      by dnsb ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “It takes you back, does it not, to the days when the world was young, our hearts were pure and there was no problem in human relations which could not be solved by the application of sufficient quantities of high explosive?”

      • #3010278

        From Blade Runner

        by rodc13 ·

        In reply to Not certain where this quote came from but…

        “I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time… like tears in rain… Time to die.” Roy Batty

        • #3012196

          Blade Runner… (yes… again)

          by corvus_caveat ·

          In reply to From Blade Runner

          I’m with rod13, Rutger Hauer made that part his own and ad-libbed those lines which made the final cut. A jobbing German actor at his best before Hollywood made him a B-movie favourite with it’s straight to video (the olde days) flicks.

        • #3011384

          Good one

          by doug m. ·

          In reply to From Blade Runner

          Almost forgot about that line.

    • #3010266

      Ash

      by psingleton ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “This is my BOOMSTICK!”

    • #3012192

      Don’t get me wrong…

      by corvus_caveat ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      … it’s a great movie and I will watch it again, but come on now…admit it, the science is all wrong. But yes it’s a very nice quote and very nicely scripted for the actor.

    • #3011444

      The Thing

      by giley ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “I don’t know what’s in there but it’s mean and it’s pissed off”.

    • #3011439

      GORT ! – Klaatu barada nikto …

      by older mycroft ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      Says it all, and managed to say it in 1951. 🙂

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klaatu_barada_nikto

    • #3011385

      Hellboy

      by doug m. ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      “Hellboy” quote: Hellboy is battling a demonic monster with a long tongue, which it uses to grab hold of Hellboy, to which HB says: ” Ah ah ah…No tongue on the first date!” or words to that effect.

      • #3015379

        Tremors

        by zclayton2 ·

        In reply to Hellboy

        “Just a few common household chemicals mixed up in the proper proportions.”

    • #3011361

      several

      by gsg ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      Princess Bride: “My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die.”

      Serenity: This is the captain. We have a little problem with our entry sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and then – explode.

      Empire Strikes Back: “Laugh it up, Fuzzball.” and “Who’s scruffy looking?”

    • #2837033

      Monty Python

      by slayer_ ·

      In reply to What’s the coolest quote from your favorite SiFi/geek movie?

      And the Lord spake, saying, “First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin. Then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it.”

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