The 1979 movie, Alien, made Sigourney Weaver an instant star. In the film, Weaver and her companions discover an abandoned spaceship on a newly discovered planet. But they’re not alone. A vicious alien creature is stalking them and incubating its young in the bodies of its victims. Luckily for us, Weaver makes it out alive and we get to see the sequel titled Aliens, and all of the great Aliens quotes on this list.
When it came time to film Aliens, director James Cameron took the elements of fear and gore that made the original so memorable and went wild. Unlike Cameron’s other major films, including Terminator, True Lies, The Abyss, Titanic, and Avatar, Aliens is a very scary movie. It’s is a white-knuckle violent rollercoaster ride and has one of the most intense finales in film history. But there’s also a lot of humor. That’s part of what makes this movie so quotable. The film has a fantastic script and there are a ton of great Aliens quotes from all of the movie’s characters.
Necessary Comic Relief: Bill Paxton Aliens Quotes
In particular, Bill Paxton was incredible in Aliens. Don’t worry, there are plenty of Bill Paxton Aliens quotes in this list. His comedic lines and humor give the audience time to breathe in between intense action scenes. The Bill Paxton quotes from Aliens are all classics. If you’re old enough to remember, many of Paxton’s lines became popular computer sound effects in the 1980s and 1990s.
Here are the best quotes from Aliens (1986):
1“Get away from her, you bitch.”
2“Stop your grinnin’ and drop your linen!”
3“How Do I get out of this chickenshit outfit?”
4“Well, that’s great man!”
5“That’s it, man. Game over, man. Game over! What the fuck are we gonna do now? What are we gonna do?”
6“Maybe We Could Build A Fire. Sing A Couple Of Songs, Huh? Why Don’t We Try That?”
7“All right, sweethearts, what are you waiting for? Breakfast in bed? Another glorious day in the corps! A day in the Marine Corps is like a day on the farm. Every meal’s a banquet! Every paycheck a fortune! And every formation a parade! I love the corps!”
8“We’re on an express elevator to hell, going down!”
10“Did IQs just drop sharply while I was away?”
11“We’d better get back, ’cause it’ll be dark soon, and they mostly come at night… mostly.”
12“You Tell Me, Man. I Only Work Here.”
13Just tell me one thing, Burke. You’re going out there to destroy them, right? Not to study. Not to bring back. But to wipe them out.
14“I say we take off, nuke the site from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.”
15“Marines. We are leaving.”
16“All Right. Then We Put The Other Sentry Units Here And Here, Right? Outstanding. Now, all we need is a deck of cards.”
17“I don’t know which species is worse. You don’t see them fucking each other over for a goddamn percentage.”
18“We’re in the pipe; five by five.”
19“Hey, maybe you haven’t been keeping up on current events, but we just got our asses kicked, pal!”
21“I guess she don’t like the cornbread, either.”
22“I like to keep this handy… for close encounters.”
23“Oh dear Lord Jesus, this ain’t happening, man… This can’t be happening, man! This isn’t happening!”
24“It’s a rescue mission, you’ll love it. There’s some juicy colonists’ daughters we have to rescue from their virginity.”
25“Vwap! Fry half a city with this puppy.”
26“We got nukes, we got knives, we got sharp sticks.”
Memorable Aliens Movie Quotes
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