You ain't the first son of a bitch to wake up out of their dream.

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By: Roddy Piper
Characters: Nada
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddies | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers

Context:
Nada (Roddy Pipper) says this to his friend Frank (Keith David) soon after Frank puts on special sun glasses that reveal the true form of aliens, for the first time. He's probably referring to himself, who also recently discovered the alien conspiracy.

You see, I take these glasses off, she looks like a regular person, doesn't she? Put 'em back on...formaldehyde-face!

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By: Roddy Piper
Characters: Nada
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddies | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers

Context:
Nada (Roddy Pipper) says this to shocked onlookers that see the shotgun he's carrying. He's trying to explain that a woman among them is actually an alien, whose true form can only be revealed when he puts special sun glasses called "Hoffman Lenses."

Nada: Yeah, well, I'm sorry. But I needed you to get away.
Holly: No, you have two guns. You're not sorry. You're in charge.

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By: Meg Foster | Roddy Piper
Characters: Holly (They Live) | Nada
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddies | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers

Context:
Nada (Roddy Pipper) explains to Holly (Meg Foster) why he kidnapped her from a shopping plaza, after being pursued by police for killing multiple aliens disguised as people.

The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are non-existent. They have created a repressive society and we are their unwitting accomplices.

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By: John Lawrence
Characters: Bearded Man (They Live)
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddies | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers

Context:
A pirate news cast takes over television screens, giving a bearded man (John Lawrence) time to warn people of an alien threat against humanity.

They are dismantling the sleeping middle class. More and more people are becoming poor. We are their cattle. We are being bred for slavery.

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By: John Lawrence
Characters: Bearded Man (They Live)
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddies | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers

Context:
A pirate news cast takes over television screens, giving a bearded man (John Lawrence) time to warn people of an alien threat against humanity.

Outside the limit of our sight, feeding off us, perched on top of us, from birth to death, are our owners! Our owners! They have us. They control us! They are our masters! Wake up! They're all about you! All around you!

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By: Raymond St. Jacques
Characters: Street Preacher (They Live)
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddies | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers

Context:
A Preacher (Raymond St. Jacques) makes a "sermon" on the streets of Los Angeles, attempting to warn people of an alien threat.

Frank: What do these things want?
Gilbert: They're free-enterprisers. The earth is just another developing planet. Their third world.

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By: Keith David | Peter Jason
Characters: Frank (They Live) | Gilbert (They Live)
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddies | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers

Context:
Frank (Keith David) asks Gilbert (Peter Jason) - a revolutionary fighting against an alien tyranny - what the aliens' intentions are.

The steel mills were laying people off left and right. They finally went under. We gave the steel companies a break when they needed it. You know what they gave themselves? Raises.

The Golden Rule - he who has the gold, makes the rules. They close one more factory we should take a sledgehammer to one of their fancy fuckin foreign cars.

The whole deal is like some kind of crazy game. They put you at the starting line. And the name of the game is make it through life. Only, everyone's out for themselves and looking to do you in at the same time. OK, man here we are. You do what you can, but remember, I'm going to do my best to blow your ass away. So how are you going to make it?

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By: Keith David
Characters: Frank (They Live)
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddies | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers

Context:
Frank (Keith David) reflecting on the challenges he's faced in his life with Nada (Roddy Piper). They soon realize they have bigger problems after uncovering a plot by aliens to pacify humans into oblivion.

Frank: We can't be the only ones who can see, we've got to find the people who made these.
Nada: Yeah, if any of them are still alive.

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By: Keith David | Roddy Piper
Characters: Frank (They Live) | Nada
From: They Live
Genres: Action | Buddies | Cult Cinema | Science Fiction | Thrillers

Context:
Frank (Keith David) and Nada (Roddy Piper) discuss next steps after realizing the world is inhabited by aliens attempting to pacify humans into oblivion.