They killed my friend, so I am going to kill each and every one of 'em. And my only disappointment. . . is that I only get to do it once.
By: Denzel Washington
Characters: Robert McCall
From: The Equalizer 2
Genres: Action | Crime | Sequels | Spy Films | Thrillers
Denzel Washington (as Robert McCall) explains the revenge he'll seek against those who murdered his friend Melissa Leo (as Susan Plummer), also a former espionage agent.
A white line's in the middle of the road. That's the worst place to drive.
By: Roddy Piper
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddy Films | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers
Roddy Piper (as Nada) gives a bit of advice to Keith David (as Frank), after David tells Piper how he tries to live life free of problems, by not bothering anyone and staying in the "middle of the road."
You better wake up. The world you live in is just a sugar-coated topping! There is another world beneath it - the real world. And if you wanna survive it, you better learn to PULL THE TRIGGER!
By: Wesley Snipes
From: Blade (1998)
Genres: Action | Comic Based | Crime | Cult Cinema | Drama | Fantasy | Martial Arts | Suspense | Thrillers | Vampire Films
Do you mind if my friend sits this one out? She's just dead.
By: Sean Connery
Characters: James Bond
Genres: Action | Adventure | Sequels | Spy Films | Thrillers
Sean Connery's Bond says the memorable line to a couple sitting near the dance floor of an outdoor club, after evil assassin Luciana Paluzzi (as Fiona Volpe) accidentally takes a gunshot to the back from one of her own henchman, while dancing with 007.
You drop a pebble in a pond, you get ripples... Soon the ripples cross the whole pond.
By: Jason Scott Lee
Characters: Bruce Lee
From: Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
Genres: Action | Adventure | Biography | Martial Arts | Mystery
Jason Scott Lee (as Bruce Lee) says to Lauren Holly (as Linda Lee Cadwell) after surprising her with a bike ride to a studio he had just leased in order to open his first 'Bruce Lee Gung Fu Institute.'
It's not possible to have a sense of tragedy...without having a sense of humor.
By: Colman Domingo
Characters: Victor Strand
From: Fear the Walking Dead
Genres: Action | Adventure | Cult Television | Drama | Exploitation | Science Fiction | Television | Thrillers | Zombie Films
Colman Domingo (as Victor Strand) says on Episode 11 of Season 3, to Michael Greyeyes (as Qaletqa Walker) during a mission to get water for their camp. Greyeyes wonders why Domingo is laughing, as Greyeyes' fear of not completing the mission grows.
Linda Haynes (Linda Forchet): Why do I always get stuck with crazy men?
William Devane (as Major Charles Rane): 'Cause that's the only kind that's left.
By: Linda Haynes | William Devane
Characters: Linda Forchet | Major Charles Rane
From: Rolling Thunder
Genres: Action | Crime | Cult Cinema | Drama | Thrillers
It is clear that representing this character in a culturally accurate way holds significance for people, and that to neglect this responsibility would continue a worrying tendency to obscure ethnic minority stories and voices in the Arts. I feel it is important to honour and respect that.
By: Ed Skrein
Genres: Action | Adventure | Comic Based | Crime | Fantasy | Remakes | Science Fiction
Skrein responded to backlash against his casting in the Hellboy franchise reboot by relinquishing the role he had been cast in. The 34-year-old British actor has earlier tweeted that he would be playing Major Ben Daimio, a character that was Asian American in Mike Mignola’s “Hellboy” comics. The news was met with complaints that Hollywood was once again “whitewashing” an Asian character.
You show me anybody that gives a damn about anybody else and I'll show you a damn fool, who goes through life beggin' instead of grabbin.' Do you think anybody in this town is any different? They don't give a damn about who gets killed, as long as the dice keep rollin,' the hoes keep hoin,' and the money keeps flowin.'
It all resolves around the big "G" baby... the big Green. Everybody, everywhere is scratchin' for what they can get. I'm just scratchin' a little harder.
By: Thalmus Rasulala
Genres: Action | Blaxploitation | Crime | Cult Cinema | Drama
Thalmus Rasulala (as Roy) says to Pam Grier (as Aretha) after Grier attempts to convince Rasulala's character to back down from a conflict with Rasulala's long time friend Fred Williamson (as Duke Johnson). Williamson has been pushing back against Rasulala's new-found control of the racially divided city they both grew up in, that's since become rampant with corruption and vices.
Cylon: These humanoids are not well constructed. They damage easily.
Lieutenant Starbuck: Well, at least we don't rust.
By: Dirk Benedict
Characters: Cylon | Lieutenant Starbuck
From: Battlestar Galactica
Genres: Action | Adventure | Cult Television | Science Fiction
Dirk Benedict (as Lieutenant Starbuck) and an android Cylon have a verbal exchange after Starbuck crash lands and gets captured, on a planet covered in murky jungles. The scene appeared in Season 1, Episode 11, which originally aired on November 11, 1978.