Nick
Christopher Walken as "Nick" in The Deer Hunter (1978):
I like the trees, you know? I like the way that the trees are on mountains, all the different... the way the trees are.
The Terminator
The Terminator
Actor: Arnold Schwarzenegger (age 43 in this movie)
The Terminator's Memorable Quotes:
The Terminator
Cigar Biker
I need your clothes, your boots and your motorcycle.You forgot to say please...
The Terminator
Come with me if you want to live!
The Terminator
Hasta la vista, baby.
John Connor
The Terminator
[the T-1000 has fallen into a vat of molten steel]Is it dead?Terminated.
John Connor
The Terminator
You're not here to kill me - I figured out that for myself. So what's the deal?My mission is to protect you.Yeah? Who sent you?You did. 35 years from now you reprogrammed me to be your protector here - in this time.This is deep...
John Connor
The Terminator
Jesus, you were gonna kill that guy.Of course; I'm a terminator.
John Connor
The Terminator
So this other guy: he's a Terminator like you, right?Not like me. A T-1000, advanced prototype.You mean more advanced than you are?Yes. A mimetic poly-alloy.What the hell does that mean?Liquid metal.
John Connor
The Terminator
You just can't go around killing people.Why?What do you mean why? 'Cause you can't.Why?Because you just can't, OK? Trust me on this.
The Terminator

[John starts to cry]

What's wrong with your eyes?
The Terminator
John Connor
[John Connor wants to get some things from home]Negative. The T-1000 will definitely try to reacquire you there.You sure?I would.
The Terminator
John Connor
Why do you cry?You mean people?Yes.I dont' know. We just cry. You know, when it hurts.Pain causes it?No, it's when there's nothing wrong with you, but you hurt anyway. You get it?No.
John Connor
T-1000
Janelle Voight
Todd Voight
The Terminator
Todd and Janelle are dicks, but I've gotta warn them. Got a quarter?

[the Terminator bashes into the coin bin and hands John a quarter]

impersonating [answers the phone] Hello?Hey, Janelle, it's me. impersonating John? John, it's getting late, I want to have dinner with you, I'm making beef stew.[holds the phone] Something's wrong, she's never this nice. impersonating John I'm getting worried about you, where are you?[hearing Max barking outside] What the hell is that goddamn dog barking at?[

shouting to Max]

Hey, shut-up you worthless piece of shit![to himself] I can hear the dog barking.We should tell John to get rid of that Fuckin' mutt. impersonating

[uses her arm to kill Todd]

John, where are you?

[takes the phone from John and impersonates his voice to talk]

I'm here Janelle, I'm fine. impersonating John, it's late, where are you?[to John] What's the dog's name?Max.[impersonating John's voice] Hey Janelle, what's wrong with Wolfie? I can hear him barking. impersonating Wolfie's fine, honey, Wolfie's just fine. Where are you?

[hangs up the phone]

Your foster parents are dead.
The Terminator
[Dyson's personal code fails to access the computer room]

[Raises Grenade-Launcher]

Let me try mine.
John Connor
The Terminator
I need a minute here. You're telling me that this thing can imitate anything it touches?Anything it samples by physical contact.Get real, like it could disguise itself as a pack of cigarettes?No, only an object of equal size.Why doesnt it become a bomb or something to get me?It cant form complex machines, guns and explosives have chemicals, moving parts, it doesn't work that way, but it can form solid metal shapes.Like what?Knives and stabbing weapons.
The Terminator
[One-armed and battered after confronting the T-1000] I need a vacation.
John Connor
The Terminator
We're not gonna make it, are we? People, I mean.It's in your nature to destroy yourselves.Yeah. Major drag, huh?
John Connor
The Terminator
No, no, no, no. You gotta listen to the way people talk. You don't say "affirmative," or some shit like that. You say "no problemo." And if someone comes on to you with an attitude you say "eat me." And if you want to shine them on it's "hasta la vista, baby."Hasta la vista, baby.Yeah but later, dickwad. And if someone gets upset you say, "chill out"! Or you can do combinations.Chill out, dickwad.Great! See, you're getting it!No problemo.
The Terminator
Sarah Connor
John Connor
The Skynet Funding Bill is passed. The system goes on-line August 4th, 1997. Human decisions are removed from strategic defense. Skynet begins to learn at a geometric rate. It becomes self-aware at 2:14 a.m. Eastern time, August 29th. In a panic, they try to pull the plug.Skynet fights back.Yes. It launches its missiles against the targets in Russia.Why attack Russia? Aren't they our friends now?Because Skynet knows the Russian counter-attack will eliminate its enemies over here.
The Terminator
[the Terminator has promised not to kill anybody, but to get into the hospital he shoots the guard in the legs] He'll live.
The Terminator
Stay here, I'll be back.
The Terminator
I know now why you cry. But it's something I can never do.
John Connor
The Terminator
Sarah Connor
You know what you're doing?I have detailed files on human anatomy.I'll bet. Makes you a more efficient killer, right?Correct.
The Terminator
John Connor
I'll take care of the police.Hey, wait! You swore![smiles] Trust me.
The Terminator
The more contact I have with humans, the more I learn.
The Terminator
I swear I will not kill anyone.
John Connor
The Terminator
Sarah Connor
Can you learn stuff you haven't been programmed with so you could be... you know, more human? And not such a dork all the time?My CPU is a neural net processor; a learning computer. But Skynet pre-sets the switch to read-only when we're sent out alone.Doesn't want you doing too much thinking, huh?No.
John Connor
The Terminator
Are you ever afraid?No.Not even of dying?No.You don't feel any emotion about it one way or another?No. I have to stay functional until my mission is complete. Then it doesn't matter.Yeah. I have to stay functional too. I'm "too important".
The Terminator
John Connor
The T-1000's highest probability for success now will be to copy Sarah Connor and to wait for you to make contact with her.Great, but what happens to her?Typically, the subject being copied is terminated.Shit! Why didn't you tell me? We gotta go right now!Negative. She's not a mission priority.Fuck you, she's a priority to me!
Miles Dyson
Gibbons
The Terminator
Sarah Connor
Hi. Um, Carl. These are friends from out of town, I'm just gonna take them upstairs and show them around.Now, c'mon Mr. Dyson, you know the rules if you want to bring visitors into the lab. I need written authorization...

[the Terminator and Sarah draw their guns]

I insist.

[Gibbons is trying to push the alarm button]

Don't even think about it.
John Connor
The Terminator
Does it hurt when you get shot?I sense injuries. The data could be called "pain."
John Connor
The Terminator
Sarah Connor

[holds up robot arm]

Will this melt in the lava?Yes, Throw it in.Adios!

[John Hurls the arm into the steel]

And the chip.[in relief] It's over.No. There is one more chip.

[points to head where chip is located]

and it must be destroyed, also.No! You can't go! You can't go! No, stay with us it will be ok.It has to end here.I order you not to go. I order you not to go, I ORDER YOU NOT TO GO!

[John starts to cry]

I know now why you cry,

[terminator wipes johns tear]

but it is something I can never do.

[Gives elevator controls to Sarah]

Here. I cannot self-terminate. You must lower me into the steel.

[Sarah lowers him into steel]

Good-bye.
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