Sci-Fi / Fantasy Movie Quotes - Open Up Your Imagination!


This list has been brimming in the background for a long time as there are just so many excellent Sci-Fi and Fantasy movies quotes and it’s so difficult to choose between the best ones, but we just couldn’t ignore it any longer. Take note this list will get longer because we love this genre so much and we’re likely to just keep adding!

So let’s just plunge straight into our list of the best lines which are in alpha order…


A – Z Sci-Fi and Fantasy Quotes

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

[after HAL has killed the rest of the crew]
HAL: Look, Dave, I can see you’re really upset about this. I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over.


Ad Astra (2019)

[after arriving at the commercial flight station on the Moon]
Roy McBride: [voice over] All the hopes we ever had for space travel, covered up by drink stands and t-shirt vendors. Just a recreation of what we’re running from on Earth. We are world-eaters.

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Alien (1979)

[referring to Ash]
Ripley: I don’t trust him.
Dallas: Well, I don’t trust anybody.


Aliens (1986)

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.


Alien: Covenant (2017)

David: I was with our illustrious creator, Mr. Weyland, when he died.
Walter: What was he like?
David: He was human. Entirely unworthy of his creation.


Alita: Battle Angel (2019)

Alita: Does it bother you, that I’m not completely human?
Hugo: You are the most human person I have ever met.

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Annihilation (2018)

Lomax: What did it want?
Lena: I don’t think it wanted anything.
Lomax: But it attacked you.
Lena: It mirrored me. I attacked it. I’m not sure it even knew I was there.
Lomax: It came here for a reason. It was mutating our environment, it was destroying everything.
Lena: It wasn’t destroying. It was changing everything. It was making something new.
Lomax: Making what?
Lena: I don’t know.

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Arrival (2016)

Dr. Louise Banks: [voice over] Despite knowing the journey and where it leads, I embrace it, and I welcome every moment of it.

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Avatar (2009)

Jake Sully: [voice over] Sometimes your whole life boils down to one insane move.

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Back to the Future (1985)

Dr. Emmett Brown: The way I see it, if you’re going to build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?


Blade Runner (1982)

Batty: Quite an experience to live in fear, isn’t it? That’s what it is to be a slave.


Conan the Barbarian (1982)

Mongol General: Conan, what is best in life?
Conan: To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women.
Mongol General: That is good. That is good.



Contact (1997)

Ellie Arroway: Mathematics is the only true universal language.


Donnie Darko (2001)

Donnie: Why do you wear that stupid bunny suit?
Frank: Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?


Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Master Sergeant Farell: Remember, there’s no courage without fear.

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Equilibrium (2002)

Mary O’Brien: Why are you alive?
John Preston: I’m alive, I live to safeguard the continuity of this great society. To serve Libria.
Mary O’Brien: It’s circular. You exist to continue your existence. What’s the point?
John Preston: What’s the point of your existence?
Mary O’Brien: To feel. Because you’ve never done it, you can never know it. But it’s as vital as breath. And without it, without love, without anger, without sorrow, breath is just a clock, ticking.



E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

E.T.: E.T. phone home.



Ex Machina (2015)

Ava: Isn’t it strange, to create something that hates you?


The Fifth Element (1997)

Leeloo: Everything you created is used to destroy.
Korben Dallas: Yeah. We call it human nature.


Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Major: We cling to memories as if they define us. But what we do defines us.



Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

Dr. Ishiro Serizawa: There are some things beyond our understanding, Mark. We must accept them and learn from them. Because these moments of crisis are also potential moments of faith. A time, when we either come together or fall apart. Nature always has a way of balancing itself. The only question is, what part will we play?

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Gravity (2013)

Matt Kowalski: [to Ryan] If you decide to go, then you got to just get on with it. Sit back, enjoy the ride. You got to plant both your feet on the ground and start living life.


Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Rocket: What are you, some Saint all of a sudden? What has the galaxy ever done for you? Why would you want to save it?
Peter Quill: Because I’m one of the idiots who lives in it!

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Baby Groot: I am Groot.
Yondu: What’s that?
Rocket: He says, “Welcome to the fricking Guardians of the Galaxy!” Only he didn’t use fricking.

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Dumbledore: It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.



Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Dumbledore: It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.




Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Sirius Black: The ones that love us never really leave us. And you can always find them in here.
[puts his hand to Harry’s heart]



Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Dumbledore: Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.



Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Sirius Black: We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.



Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Dumbledore: Harry, I assume, right about now, you must be wondering why I brought you here. Am I right?
Harry Potter: Actually, sir, after all these years, I just sort of go with it.


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

Pius Thicknesse: You have nothing to fear, if you have nothing to hide.


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Dumbledore: Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.


The Hunger Games (2012)

President Snow: Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Haymitch Abernathy: Remember who the real enemy is.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014)

President Snow: Miss Everdeen, it is the things we love most that destroy us.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Gandalf: All good stories deserve embellishment.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Smaug: Did you think I did not know this day would come? That a pack of canting dwarves would come crawling back to the mountain.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Thorin: If more people valued home above gold, this world would be a merrier place.

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Inception (2010)

Dom Cobb: They say we only use a fraction of our brain’s true potential. Now, that’s when we’re awake. When we’re asleep, our mind can build almost anything.

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Interstellar (2014)

Cooper: We used to look up at the sky and wonder at our place in the stars. Now we just look down and worry about our place in the dirt.

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Jurassic Park (1993)

Dr. Ian Malcolm: God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs.
Dr. Ellie Sattler: Dinosaurs eat man. Woman inherits the earth.


Jurassic World (2015)

Claire: Corporate felt genetic modification would up the ‘wow’ factor.
Owen: They’re dinosaurs. ‘Wow’ enough.


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

Senator Sherwood: Do dinosaurs deserve the same protections given to other endangered species or should they be left to die?

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The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

Young Merlin: Have you seen the world outside your window? This land is divided. Lost and leaderless. Men’s hearts have grown hollow. That’s why her strength returns. And that is why the sword has returned.

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Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Captain James Conrad: I guess no man comes home from war, not really.



Looper (2012)

Abe: All this time travel shit, just fries your brain like an egg.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Frodo: I wish the ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened.
Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.



The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Frodo: What are we holding onto, Sam?
Sam: That there’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.



The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Sam: Then let us be rid of it, once and for all! Come on, Mr. Frodo. I can’t carry it for you, but I can carry you!



Mad Max (1979)

Nightrider: I am the Nightrider. I’m a fuel injected suicide machine. I am the rocker, I am the roller, I am the out-of-controller!



Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)

Pappagallo: Do you think you’re the only one that’s suffered? We’ve all been through it in here. But we haven’t given up. We’re still human beings, with dignity.



Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

Pigkiller: Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.


Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Nux: Oh, what a day! What a lovely day!

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The Matrix (1999)

Morpheus: Neo, sooner or later you’re going to realize, just as I did, that there’s a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.



The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Agent Smith: There is no escaping reason, no denying purpose. Because as we both know, without purpose, we would not exist.



The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

The Oracle: Everything that has a beginning has an end.



Minority Report (2002)

Dr. Iris Hineman: Sometimes, in order to see the light, you have to risk the dark.



Moon (2009)

Sam Bell: You look like a radioactive tampon, like a banana with a yeast infection.



Mortal Engines (2018)

Shrike: I will remake you, as I was remade.
Hester Shaw: You’re going to kill me.
Shrike: For a little while.

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Mr. Nobody (2009)

Old Nemo: I’m not afraid of dying. I’m afraid I haven’t been alive enough.


Pacific Rim (2013)

Dr. Newton Geiszler: Fortune favors the brain, dude.




Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Will Turner: Where’s Elizabeth?
Jack Sparrow: She’s safe, just like I promised. She’s all set to marry Norrington, just like she promised, and you get to die for her, just like you promised. So we’re all men of our word really. Except for Elizabeth, who is, in fact, a woman.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Will Turner: Jack, Elizabeth is in danger.
Jack Sparrow: Have you considered keeping a more watchful eye on her? Maybe just lock her up somewhere.
Will Turner: She is locked up in a prison, bound to hang for helping you!

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Angelica: Wait! I am with child. Yours.
Jack Sparrow: I don’t recall that we ever had…
Angelica: You were drunk!
Jack Sparrow: I’ve actually never been that drunk.

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Predator (1987)

[after the Predator pulls off his mask]
Dutch: You’re one ugly motherfucker!


The Predator (2018)

Quinn McKenna: What’s with, um, the polygraph? I thought this was a psych eval.
VA Psych: We need to know if you pose a threat.
Quinn McKenna: Well, I’m a sniper. Isn’t posing a threat kind of the fucking point?

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Ready Player One (2018)

Wade: [voice over] A hidden key, a leap not taken. Retrace your steps, escape your past and the key will be yours at last.

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RoboCop (1987)

RoboCop: Dead or alive, you’re coming with me!



Rogue One (2016)

K-2SO: I’ve got a bad feeling about…
Cassian Andor: K!
Jyn Erso: Quiet!

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Serenity (2005)

Kaylee: Going on a year now I ain’t had nothing twixt my nethers weren’t run on batteries!
Mal: Oh, God! I can’t know that!
Jayne: I could stand to hear a little more.

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Signs (2002)

Merrill Hess: Some people are probably thinking this is the end of the world.
Rev. Graham Hess: That’s true.
Merrill Hess: Do you think it could be?
Rev. Graham Hess: Yes.
Merrill Hess: How can you say that?
Rev. Graham Hess: That wasn’t the answer you wanted?
Merrill Hess: Couldn’t you pretend to be like you used to be? Give me some comfort.
Rev. Graham Hess: People break down into two groups. when they experience something lucky. Group number one sees it as more than luck, more than coincidence. They see it as a sign, evidence that there is someone up there watching out for them. Group number two sees it as just pure luck, a happy turn of chance. I’m sure the people in group number two are looking at those fourteen lights in a very suspicious way. For them, the situation isn’t fifty-fifty. Could be bad, it could be good. But deep down, they feel that whatever happens, they’re on their own. And that fills them with fear. Yeah, there are those people. But there’s a whole lot of people in the group number one. When they see those fourteen lights, they’re looking at a miracle. And deep down, they feel that whatever’s going to happen, there’ll be someone there to help them. And that fills them with hope. See, what you have to ask yourself is, what kind of person are you? Are you the kind who sees signs, sees miracles? Or do you believe that people just get lucky? Or look at the question this way. Is it possible that there are no coincidences?


Snowpiercer (2013)

Curtis: You know what I hate about myself? I know what people taste like. I know babies taste the best.


Starman (1984)

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 would be surprised how many there are. Intelligent but savage. Shall I tell you what I find beautiful about you?
[Shermin nods]
Starman: You are at your very best when things are worst.


Star Trek (2009)

Spock Prime: I am Spock.
James T. Kirk: Bullshit.



Star Trek Beyond (2016)

Spock: Fear of death is illogical.
Bones: Fear of death is what keeps us alive.

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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

Kirk: The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
Spock: An Arabic proverb attributed to a prince who was betrayed and decapitated by his own subjects.
Kirk: Still, it’s a hell of quote.



Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

Luke Skywalker: I have a very bad feeling about this.



Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Luke: Alright, I’ll give it a try.
Yoda: No. Try not. Do or do not. There is no try.



Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

Luke Skywalker: The Force runs strong in my family. My father has it. I have it. And my sister has it. Yes, it’s you, Leia.
Princess Leia: I know. Somehow, I’ve always known.



Star Wars: The Force Awakens

[when they enter the Millennium Falcon]
Han Solo: Chewie, we’re home.

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Strange Days (1995)

Lornette ‘Mace’ Mason: Memories were meant to fade, Lenny. They’re designed that way for a reason.



Tenet (2020)

Laura: Don’t try to understand it. Feel it.

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The Terminator (1984)

The Terminator: I’ll be back.


Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

The Terminator: Hasta la vista, baby.


They Live (1988)

Nada: I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass. And I’m all out of bubble gum.


The Thing (1982)

MacReady: Somebody in this camp ain’t what he appears to be. Right now that may be one or two of us. By spring, it could be all of us.


Total Recall (1990)

Kuato: What do you want, Mr. Quaid?
Douglas Quaid: The same as you. To remember.
Kuato: But why?
Douglas Quaid: To be myself again.
Kuato: You are what you do. A man is defined by his actions, not his memory.



Twelve Monkeys (1995)

Jeffrey Goines: There’s no right, there’s no wrong, there’s only popular opinion.


Unbreakable (2000)

Elijah Price: These are mediocre times, Mrs. Dunn. People are starting to lose hope. It’s hard for many to believe there are extraordinary things inside themselves, as well as others. I hope you can keep an open mind.


The Vast of Night (2020)

Mabel Blanche: I think they get inside our heads and make us do destructive things, like drink and overeat. I’ve seen good people go bad, and smart people go mad. I think, at the highest level, they do things that cause nations to go to war. Things that make no sense. And I think no one knows they’re being affected. We all work out other reasons to justify our actions. But free will is impossible with them up there.

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