1. Ant-Man (2015)
'You can't destroy power. All you can do is to make sure that it's in the right hands.' - Dr. Hank Pym (Ant-Man) Click To Tweet
MCU superhero action adventure directed by Peyton Reed. Ant-Man (2015) follows scientist Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), who discovered the Ant-Man technology, after being forced out of his company by his protégé Darren Cross (Corey Stoll), Pym recruits con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and trains him as Ant-Man with the help of his daughter Hope (Evangeline Lilly) to protect the secret behind the Ant-Man technology and to pull off a heist to steal Cross’s deadly suit known as Yellowjacket which Cross is using as a weapon for evil.
Dr. Hank Pym: [1989 – at SHIELD facility] First you turn me into your errand boy and now you try to steal my research?
Mitchell Carson: If only you’d protected Janet with such ferocity, Dr. Pym.
Peggy Carter: [as Pym slams down Carson’s face on the table in anger] Easy, Hank.
Dr. Hank Pym: You mention my wife again, and I’ll show you ferocity.
Dr. Hank Pym: I formally tender my resignation.
Howard Stark: We don’t accept it. Formally. Hank, we need you. The Pym Particle is a miracle. Please, don’t let your past determine the future.
Dr. Hank Pym: As long as I am alive, nobody will ever get that formula.
'Gratitude can be forgiveness.' - Darren Cross (Ant-Man) Click To Tweet
Scott Lang: [after he’s released from prison] Thanks for picking me up, brother.
Luis: Oh, you know, you think I’m going to miss my cellie getting out?
Scott Lang: Hey, how’s your girl, man?
Luis: She left me.
Scott Lang: Oh.
Luis: Yeah, my mom died too. And my dad got deported. But I got the van!
Scott Lang: It’s nice!
Luis: Yeah, right?
Luis:I got to introduce you to some people, some really skilled people.
Scott Lang: Not interested.
Luis: Yeah right!
Scott Lang: No, I’m serious, man. I’m not going back. I got a daughter to take care of.
Luis: You know that jobs don’t come easy for ex-cons, right?
Scott Lang: Look man, I got a masters in electrical engineering, alright? I’m going to be fine.
'Second chances don't come around all that much. So next time you think you might see one, I suggest you take a real close look at it.' - Dr. Hank Pym (Ant-Man) Click To Tweet
Scott Lang: Welcome to Baskin Robbins. Would you like to try our Mango Fruit Blast?
Ice Cream Store Customer: No thanks. I will have, I’ll have a burger, please.
Scott Lang: Oh, we don’t make that.
Ice Cream Store Customer: Pretzel. Hot pretzel, like mustard, in mustard dip?
Scott Lang: It’s ice cream. Baskin Robbins.
Ice Cream Store Customer: I’ll just do with whatever’s hot and fresh.
Scott Lang: Dude.
Dale: Can I see you in the back, chief? Pronto.
Scott Lang: Sure thing, Dale. Darby, could you just take care of this idiot? Thanks.
Dale: Three years in San Quentin, huh?
Scott Lang: You found out.
Dale: Baskin Robbins always finds out.
Scott Lang: Look, I’m sorry. Alright, but no one would hire me.
Dale: Breaking and entering. Grand larceny.
Scott Lang: Look, I’m sorry. I don’t do it anymore. I’m just trying…
Dale: Respect. I couldn’t be happier about it.
2. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
Marvel’s superhero sequel directed by Peyton Reed. Set after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) follows Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), who is trying to balance his home life as a father with his responsibilities as Ant-Man. He’s then confronted by Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) with an urgent new mission to bring to light secrets from their past, requiring him to team up with van Dyne as the new Wasp.
Scott Lang: I’m sorry about Germany. They just showed up. They said it was a matter of national security. That Cap needed help, so.
Hope van Dyne: Cap?
Scott Lang: Tain America. Captain. Cap. It’s what we call him. If you’re a friend. I’m not saying I’m a friend of, a little, I know him. He’s not, whatever. I’m sorry! Alright? I didn’t think I’d get caught.
Hope van Dyne: You didn’t think about a lot of things.
Scott Lang: How’s Hank?
Hope van Dyne: We’re still running. The house is gone, so is our freedom. How do you think he is?
Scott Lang: I’m sorry. I know you’re mad.
Hope van Dyne: I’m not looking for an apology, Scott. The only reason why we’re even talking is because we need what’s in your head.
Dr. Hank Pym: Last night, we powered up the tunnel for the first time. It was overloaded and it shut down. But for a split second, the doorway to the quantum realm was opened.
Scott Lang: And?
Hope van Dyne: And five minutes later, you called, talking about Mom.
Dr. Hank Pym: We think when you were down there, you may have entangled with her.
Scott Lang: Hank, I would never do that. I respect you too much.
Dr. Hank Pym: Quantum entanglement, Scott.
Hope van Dyne: We think she might have put some kind of a message in your head. Hopefully, a location. And opening the tunnel triggered it.
Scott Lang: Your mom put a message in my head? Come on. That’s insane.
Dr. Hank Pym: No, Scott. Insane is going to Germany without telling us, and fighting the Avengers. Just tell me you weren’t lying about the suit you took. Tell me you really destroyed it.
Scott Lang: I did, I destroyed it, I swear.
Dr. Hank Pym: I can’t believe you destroyed my suit! That was my life’s work!
Scott Lang: What was I supposed to do?
Dr. Hank Pym: You were supposed to not take my suit!
Scott Lang: I’m sorry, Hank! I’m sorry I took the suit. I’m sorry that I called last night. I don’t remember seeing Janet down there. I wish that I did. I just had a dream about her playing hide-and-seek with a little girl.
Hope van Dyne: What?
Scott Lang: I had a dream. She was playing hide-and-seek with a little girl. Cassie and I do it all the time. It doesn’t mean anything.
Hope van Dyne: But was it Cassie in the dream?
Scott Lang: No.
Hope van Dyne: Where was she hiding?
Scott Lang: What?
Hope van Dyne: The little girl. Where was she hiding? Was it in a wardrobe?
Scott Lang: No, it was in a, like a tall dresser.
Dr. Hank Pym: You mean a wardrobe.
Scott Lang: Is that what that’s called?
Hope van Dyne: What color was it?
Scott Lang: Red.
Hope van Dyne: Were there horses on it?
Scott Lang: Oh, boy.
Hope van Dyne: It’s where I hid every time that we played.
Scott Lang: It doesn’t sound like you really got the gist of the game.
Hope van Dyne: [to Pym] She’s alive.
Dr. Hank Pym: I knew it. I knew it!