Blondie
Clint Eastwood as "Blondie" in The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966):
It's not a joke, it's a rope, Tuco. Now I want you to get up there and put your head in that noose.
Ripley
Ripley
Actress: Sigourney Weaver (age 29 in this movie)
Ripley's Memorable Quotes:
Ripley
Parker
Will you listen to me, Parker? Shut up!Let's hear it. Let's hear it.It's using the air shafts.You don't know that.That's the only way. We'll move in pairs. We'll go step by step and cut off every bulkhead and every vent until we have it cornered. And then we'll blow it the fuck out into space! Is that acceptable to you?
Ripley
Micro changes in air density, my ass.
Ripley
[last lines]Final report of the commercial starship Nostromo, third officer reporting. The other members of the crew, Kane, Lambert, Parker, Brett, Ash and Captain Dallas, are dead. Cargo and ship destroyed. I should reach the frontier in about six weeks. With a little luck, the network will pick me up. This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off.

[to Jonesy the cat]

Come on, cat.
Dallas
Ripley
Lambert
Kane
As most of you may know, we're not home yet. We're only halfway there. Mother's interrupted our journey for she's programed to do so unless things change. Things have changed. It seems that she has... intercepted a transmission of unknown origin. She got us up to check it out.A transmission? Out here in remote space?What kind of a transmission?Acoustical beacon. It, uh... repeats at intervals of 12 seconds.S.O.S.?I don't know.Human?Unknown.
Ripley

[nervously eyeing Alien while she pushes buttons]

You are my lucky star. You... Lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky.
Ash
Ripley
Ripley, for God's sake, this is the first time that we've encountered a species like this. It has to go back. All sorts of tests have to be made.Ash, are you kidding? This thing bled acid. Who knows what it's gonna do when it's dead?I think it's safe to assume it isn't a zombie.
Ripley
Ash
Parker
Lambert
Ash, can you hear me? Ash?

[speaking in an electronic, distorted voice]

Yes, I can hear you.What was your special order?You read it. I thought it was clear.What was it?Bring back life form. Priority One. All other priorities rescinded.The damn company. What about our lives, you son of a bitch?I repeat, all other priorities are rescinded.How do we kill it Ash? There's gotta be a way of killing it. How? How do we do it?You can't.That's bullshit.You still don't understand what you're dealing with, do you? Perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility.You admire it.I admire its purity. A survivor... unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.Look, I am... I've heard enough of this, and I'm asking you to pull the plug.

[Ripley goes to disconnect Ash, who interrupts]

Last word.What?I can't lie to you about your chances, but... you have my sympathies.
Ripley
Parker
When we throw the switches, how long before the ship blows?Ten minutes.No bullshit?We ain't outta here in ten minutes, we won't need no rocket to fly through space.
Ripley
Brett
Parker
Whenever he says *anything* you say "right," Brett, you know that?Right.Parker, what do you think? Your staff just follows you around and says "right". Just like a regular parrot.[laughs] Yeah, shape up. What are you some kind of parrot?Right.
Brett
Parker
Ripley
Lambert
Kane
[first lines]This is the worst shit I've ever seen, man.What you say? You got any biscuits over there?Here's some cornbread.Cornbread. Yeah.I am cold.Still with us, Brett?Right.Oh, I feel dead.Anybody ever tell you you look dead, man?
Dallas
Ripley
Lambert
Something has attached itself to him. We have to get him to the infirmary right away.What kind of thing? I need a clear definition.An organism. Open the hatch.Wait a minute. If we let it in, the ship could be infected. You know the quarantine procedure. Twenty-four hours for decontamination.He could die in twenty-four hours. Open the hatch.Listen to me, if we break quarantine, we could all die.Look, could you open the god-damned hatch? We have to get him inside.No. I can't do that and if you were in my position, you'd do the same.Ripley, this is an order. Open that hatch right now, do you hear me?Yes.Ripley. This is an order. Do you hear me?Yes. I read you. The answer is negative.
Parker
Ripley
Brett
If they find what they're lookin' for out there, that mean we get full shares?Don't worry, Parker, yeah. You'll get whatever's coming to you.Look, I'm not gonna do any more work, until we get this straightened out.Brett, you're guaranteed by law to get a share.What?Why don't you just fuck off?What?Uh, what'd you say, Rip?If you have any trouble, I'll be on the bridge.
Ripley
Ash
Ash, that transmission... Mother's deciphered part of it. It doesn't look like an S.O.S.What is it, then?Well, I... it looks like a warning. I'm gonna go out after them.What's the point? I mean by the, the time it takes to get there, you'll... they'll know if it's a warning or not, yes?
Ripley
Ash
That's amazing. What is it?Uh, yes, it is. Umm. I don't know yet. Did you want something?Yes, I, uh... have a little talk. How's, uh, how's Kane?He's holding, no changes.And, uh, our guest?Umm.Hmm?Well, as I said, I'm still... collating, actually, but uh, I have confirmed that he's got an outer layer of protein polysaccharides. Has a funny habit of shedding his cells and replacing them with polarized silicon, which gives him a prolonged resistance to adverse environmental conditions. Is that enough?That's plenty. What does it mean?

[Ripley bends down to look through the micro-scanner]

Please don't do that. Thank you.I'm sorry.Well, it's an interesting combination of elements making him a... tough little son-of-a-bitch.And you let him in.I was obeying a direct order. Remember?Ash. When Dallas and Kane are off the ship, I'm Senior Officer.Oh, yes, I forgot.You also forgot the Science Division's basic quarantine law.No, that I didn't forget.Oh, I see, you just broke it. Hmm?Look, what would you have done with Kane, hmm? You know his only chance of survival was to get him in here.Unfortunately, by, uh, breaking quarantine, you risk everybody's life.Maybe I should have left him outside. Maybe I've jeopardized the rest of us, but it was a risk I was willing to take.That's a pretty big risk for a Science Officer. It's, uh, not exactly out of the manual, is it?I do take my responsibilities as seriously as you, you know. You do your job and let me do mine, yes?
Ripley
Ash
Dallas
Come on, Ash, I mean, the Science Department should be able to help us. What can we do to drive it?Yes, well, it's adapted remarkably well to our atmosphere considering its nutritional requirements. The only thing we don't know about is temperature.OK, what about temperature? What happens if we change it?Let's try it. I mean most animals retreat from fire, yes?Fire, yeah.
Ripley
Ash
Ash. Any suggestions from you or Mother?No, we're still collating.[laughing in disbelief] You're what? You're still collating? I find that hard to believe.What would you like me to do?Just what you've been doing, Ash, nothing.
Ripley
Mother
[Ripley has tried in vain to disengage the Nostromo's self-destruct]Mother! I've turned the cooling unit back on. Mother!The ship will automatically destruct in "T" minus five minutes.You... BITCH!

[smashes computer monitor with flamethrower]

Ripley
Ash
What's it key off?Micro changes in air density.
Ripley
This is commercial towing vehicle Nostromo out of the Solomons, registration number 1-8-0-niner-2-4-6-0-niner. Calling Antarctica traffic control. Do you read me? Over.
Ripley
Dallas
Did you ever ship out with Ash before?I went out five times with another science officer. They replaced him two days before we left Thedus with Ash. Hmm?I don't trust him.Well, I don't trust anybody.
Ripley
Open the door!
Lambert
Brett
Parker
Dallas
Ripley
[slapping Ripley] You bitch!Easy!Hey! Hey!You were gonna leave us out there!Alright. Ripley, when I give an order I expect to be obeyed.Even if it's against the law?You're goddamn right!
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