Aliens Quotes

Susan Murphy: Now remember, these people are not used to seeing anything like... like you, or... or you, or... or you. So just be, you know, cool, just be... follow my lead. [Susan accidentally steps on a fence, then the monsters destroy the fence]
Susan Murphy: [Right before the monsters attempt to destroy a car with fence posts] Stop! That was an accident. Don't destroy anything. [B.O.B. throws the fence post away and it destroys something else]

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[on Ron's braces]
Celeste Martin: Ooh, mouth jewelry!

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Newt : We'd better get back, 'cause it'll be dark soon, and they mostly come at night... mostly.

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[ pulling out his pump-action shotgun ]
Hicks : I like to keep this handy... for close encounters.
Frost : I heard *that.*

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Hudson : They're coming outta the walls. They're coming outta the goddamn walls. Let's book!

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[ after making a plan to weld the doors shut and put the sentry units ]
Hicks : Outstanding. Now all we need is a deck of cards.

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Gorman : Hicks, meet me at the south lock. We're coming in.
Hicks : Roger.
Hudson : [ to Vasquez ] He's comin' in. I feel safer already.

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Van Leuwin : Thank you, that will be all.
Ripley : God damn it, that's not all! Because if one of those things gets down here then that will be all! Then all this - this bullshit that you think is so important, you can just kiss all that goodbye!

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Ripley : Well, somebody's gonna have to go out there. Take a portable terminal, go out there and patch in manually.
Hudson : Oh yeah, sure! With those things runnin' around? You can count me out.
Hicks : Yeah I guess we can just count you out of everything, Hudson.
Bishop : [ speaking under Hicks ] I'll go.
Hudson : That's right, man.
Bishop : I'll go.
Hudson : Hey, why don't you go, man!
Bishop : [ more loudly ] I'll go.
Ripley : What?
Bishop : I'll go. I mean, I'm the only one qualified to remote-pilot the ship anyway.
Hudson : Yeah right, man, Bishop should go. [ Vasquez looks at Hudson with disgust ]
Hudson : Good idea!
Bishop : Believe me, I'd prefer not to. I may be synthetic, but I'm not stupid.

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Ripley : These people are here to protect you. They're soldiers.
Newt : It won't make any difference.

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[ On whether she would return to LV-426 ]
Ripley : Now please leave. I am not going back, and I am... I would not be any good to you if I did.

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Ripley : Lieutenant, what do those pulse rifles fire?
Gorman : 10 millimeter explosive tip caseless. Standard light armor piercing round, why?
Ripley : Well, look where your team is. They're right under the primary heat exchangers.
Gorman : So?
Ripley : So, if they fire their weapons in there, won't they rupture the cooling system?
Burke : [ interjecting ] Ho, ho, ho. Yeah, she's absolutely right.
Gorman : [ turns round to Burke ] So? So what?
Burke : Look, this whole station is basically a big fusion reactor... [ Gorman turns back to stare, horrified, at the screen ]
Burke : ...right? So you're talkin' about a thermonuclear explosion and "Adiós, muchachos."
Gorman : Oh, great. Wonderful. Shit!

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Drake : Hey, Hicks. Man, you look just like I feel.

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Hicks : We're all in strung out shape, but stay frosty, and alert. We can't afford to let one of those bastards in here.

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Hudson : [ puts his rifle against Burke's head ] I say we grease this rat-fuck son-of-a-bitch right now.
Hicks : It just doesn't make any goddamn sense.
Ripley : He figured that he could get an alien back through quarantine, if one of us was... impregnated... whatever you call it, and then frozen for the trip home. Nobody would know about the embryos we were carrying... me and Newt.
Hicks : Wait a minute, now... we'd all know.
Ripley : Yes. The only way he could do it is if he sabotaged certain freezers on the way home... namely, yours. Then he could jettison the bodies and make up any story he liked.
Hudson : Fuck. He's dead. You're dog-meat, pal!
Burke : This is so nuts. I mean, listen - listen to what you're saying. It's paranoid delusion. How - It's really sad. It's pathetic.
Ripley : You know, Burke, I don't know which species is worse. You don't see them fucking each other over for a goddamn percentage.
Hicks : All right, we waste him. No offense.
Ripley : No. He's gotta go back.

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Apone : All right, sweethearts, what are you waiting for? Breakfast in bed? Another glorious day in the Corps! A day in the Marine Corps is like a day on the farm. Every meal's a banquet! Every paycheck a fortune! Every formation a parade! I LOVE the Corps!

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Ripley : They cut the power.
Hudson : What do you mean, "*They* cut the power"? How could they cut the power, man? They're animals!

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Hudson : Hey Vasquez, have you ever been mistaken for a man?
Vasquez : No. Have you?

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Hudson : Is this gonna be a standup fight, sir, or another bughunt?
Gorman : All we know is that there's still no contact with the colony, and that a xenomorph may be involved.
Frost : Excuse me sir, a-a what?
Gorman : A xenomorph.
Hicks : It's a bughunt.

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Ferro : Stand by to initiate release sequencer. On my mark. Five. Four.
Hudson : We're on an express elevator to hell; going down!
Ferro : Three. Two. One. Mark.

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Frost : Hot as hell in here.
Hudson : Yeah man, but it's a dry heat!

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Hicks : Remember: short, controlled bursts.

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Newt : My mommy always said there were no monsters - no real ones - but there are.
Ripley : Yes, there are, aren't there?
Newt : Why do they tell little kids that?
Ripley : Most of the time it's true.

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Hudson : Hey, maybe you haven't been keeping up on current events, but we just got our asses kicked, pal!

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[ the drop-ship crashes ]
Hudson : Well that's great, that's just fuckin' great, man. Now what the fuck are we supposed to do? We're in some real pretty shit now man...
Hicks : Are you finished?

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Hudson : That's it man, game over man, game over! What the fuck are we gonna do now? What are we gonna do?
Burke : Maybe we could build a fire, sing a couple of songs, huh? Why don't we try that?

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Bishop : I'm afraid I have some bad news.
Hudson : Well that's a switch.

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Burke : Ripley? I- You know I expected more from you - I thought you'd be smarter than this.
Ripley : Well, I'm happy to disappoint you.

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Ripley : How long after we're declared overdue can we expect a rescue?
Hicks : [ pause ] Seventeen days.
Hudson : Seventeen *days?* Hey man, I don't wanna rain on your parade, but we're not gonna last seventeen *hours!* Those things are gonna come in here just like they did before. And they're gonna come in here...
Ripley : Hudson!
Hudson : ...and they're gonna come in here AND THEY'RE GONNA GET US!
Ripley : Hudson! This little girl survived longer than that with no weapons and no training. [ to Newt ]
Ripley : Right? [ Newt apes a salute ]
Hudson : Why don't you put her in charge?
Ripley : You better just start dealing with it, Hudson! Listen to me! Hudson, just deal with it, because we need you and I'm sick of your bullshit.

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Vasquez : You always were an asshole, Gorman!

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