50 Quotes From The Movie Aliens, Ranked In Order Of Awesomeness

For a semi-explanation of this list, go here.

  1. “Get away from her, you bitch.”
  2. “We’re in the pipe; five by five.”
  3. “Maybe we can build a fire, sing a couple of songs!”
  4. “Look into my eye.”
  5. “You secure that shit, Hudson!”
  6. “Where do you want it?”
  7. “We’re on an express elevator to hell, going down!”
  8. “Weirzbowski, Weirzbowski!”
  9. “Yeah, but it’s a dry heat!”
  10. “You didn’t tell me there was an android on this mission, why not?”
  11. “Most of the time, it’s true.”
  12. “They mostly come out at night, mostly.”
  13. “It’s very pretty, Bishop, but what are we looking for?”
  14. “Don’t ask me, man. I just work here.”
  15. “They’re cut off!”
  16. “You always were an asshole, Gorman.”
  17. “I say we take off, nuke the site from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.”
  18. “No offense.”
  19. “None taken.”
  20. “MARINES. We are LEAVING.”
  21. Ripley, what are you doing?”
  22. “You’ve blown the main transaxle… ease down, ease down.”
  23. “Aye-firmative.”
  24. “Great! Why don’t you just put her in charge?”
  25. “That’s inside the room.”
  26. “At least you don’t see them fucking each other over for a goddamn percentage.”
  27. “Come on, Spunkmeyer, we’re rolling.”
  28. “Spunkmeyer? Spunkmeyer? Goddamn it.”
  29. “HE’S GONE.”
  30. “We manufacture those, by the way.”
  31. “That… could have gone better.”
  32. “What do you mean, ‘They cut the power’?”
  33. “Then you’re not reading it right.”
  34. “Sorry… that platform was just becoming too unstable.”
  35. “WHAP! Fry half a city with this puppy.”
  36. “We got nukes, we got knives, we got sharp sticks.”
  37. “Every meal a banquet!”
  38. “Oh, great. Wonderful. SHIT!”
  39. “It was a bad call, Ripley. A bad call…”
  40. “I guess we’re not leaving soon.”
  41. “Close your eyes, baby.”
  42. “Don’t look at the light, Newt. Dangerous.”
  43. “Absolute badasses.”
  44. “Not bad, for a human.”
  45. “Assholes and elbows.”
  46. “So much for the salvage.”
  47. “Well, that explains it then. The A2s always were a bit twitchy.”
  48. “Where’s the goddamn beacon? Oh. I see it.”
  49. “Burke, wait!”
  50. “Guess she don’t like the cornbread either.”  Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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