“Day of the Dead” quotes

Movie Day of the Dead
George A. Romero directed this movie in 1985
Title Day of the Dead
Year 1985
Director George A. Romero
Genre Drama, Horror, Thriller, Action
Plot – Countless legions of zombies emerge from their graves and become the masters of the Earth. A small group of people survives and Dr. Lang aims to study the zombie brain assisted by Sarah, a young doctor who often goes out on missions with Miguel and John. Food and medicine run low and all the survivors are tense, moreover the zombies are dangerous. Lang himself is atrociously tortured and killed. The survivors try in vain to escape but the zombies invade the underground. Only Sarah and John save themselves.
All actors – Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato, Jarlath Conroy, Anthony Dileo Jr., Richard Liberty, Sherman Howard, Gary Howard Klar, Ralph Marrero, John Amplas, Phillip G. Kellams, Taso N. Stavrakis
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  • “- Sarah: Maybe if we tried working together we could ease some of the tensions. We're all pulling in different directions.
    - John: That's the trouble with the world, Sarah darlin'. People got different ideas concernin' what they want out of life.”

    Lori Cardille - Sarah
    Terry Alexander - John
  • “You want to put some kind of explanation down here before you leave? Here's one as good as any you're likely to find. We're bein' punished by the Creator. He visited a curse on us. So that man could look at... what Hell was like. Maybe He didn't want to see us blow ourselves up, put a big hole in the sky. Maybe He just wanted to show us He's...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Terry Alexander - John
    [Tag:curse, destiny, god]
  • “- Sarah: We're in a desperate situationhere! We need each other. Can't we just get along?
    - Rhodes: You need us the way I see it, lady. I'm not so sure we need you at all. I'm not even sure just what the hell it is you're doing in there. Just what the hell it is my men are risking their asses for.
    - Sarah: Well, maybe if there was more...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Lori Cardille - Sarah
    Joseph Pilato - Rhodes
    [Tag:risk, safety, teamwork]
  • “- Sarah: You're incapable of exciting me, Steel, except as an anthropologic curiosity.
    - Steel: Oh, what the hell does that mean, Rickles?
    - Rickles: It means you're a caveman, asshole! You're a fuckin' throwback! You've been spendin' too much time underground!”

    Lori Cardille - Sarah
    Gary Howard Klar - Steel
    Ralph Marrero - Rickles
  • “Go on run, run you fucking lunatics!”
    Joseph Pilato - Rhodes
    [Tag:attitude, escape]
  • “Your orders are to facilitate the job of this scientific team! This is a civilian team, and we don't have to be subjected to your tyranny.”

    John Amplas - Fisher
  • “- Rhodes: I'm callin' a meeting for 7:00 tonight! I want everybody present. Everybody, lady! Including Dr. Frankestein and including your boyfriend!
    - Sarah: I gave him a sedative. He won't be awake!
    - Rhodes: Look here, woman! I'm short on man power! I won't have you goin' around dopin' up any of my men without orders from me! Is that clear?”

    Joseph Pilato - Rhodes
    Lori Cardille - Sarah
  • “Captain Rhodes is perfectly human. He knows what he's doing which concerns me. He won't shoot Billy... because he's got no one else who knows electronics. He won't shoot me... because I'm his ride. He probably won't shoot Frankenstein because the old doc can talk him silly. But the rest of you? The rest of you better start worrying, don't you know.”

    Terry Alexander - John
  • “- Rhodes: What the fuck is wrong with you people? They're dead! They're fucking dead, and you want to teach them tricks?
    - Logan: They have to be rewarded, Captain. Why else will they do what we want them to do?
    - Rhodes: I don't want 'em to do anything but drop over!
    - Logan: Yes, well, apparently they're not inclined to do that for you, Captain.”

    Joseph Pilato - Rhodes
    Richard Liberty - Logan
    [Tag:education, zombie]
  • “- McDermott: It's brandy. Good for the heart.
    - Sarah: Shit for the heart and it eats up your liver.”

    Jarlath Conroy - McDermott
    Lori Cardille - Sarah
  • “It takes more energy to keep quiet than it does to speak the mind.”
    Terry Alexander - John
    [Tag:silence, talking]
  • “Your ignorance is exceeded only by your charm, Captain. How can we expect them to behave if we act barbarically ourselves?”

    Richard Liberty - Logan
  • “- Torrez: You find anything?
    - John: Yeah. Prime real estate at close-out prices!”

    Taso N. Stavrakis - Torrez
    Terry Alexander - John
    [Tag:research, seeking]
  • “Civil behavior is what distinguishes us from the lower forms. It's what enables us to communicate. To go about things in an orderly fashion without attacking each other like beasts in the wild. Civility must be rewarded, Captain. If it isn't rewarded, then there's no use for it. There's just no use for it at all.”
    Richard Liberty - Logan
  • “- Sarah: You're not all right; you're collapsing from stress. Now let me hel...
    - Miguel: Collapsing from stress? We're all collapsing. This whole fucking unit is collapsing. Everybody except you. I know you're strong, all right, so what? Stronger than me, stronger than everyone, so what? So fucking what?”

    Lori Cardille - Sarah
    Anthony Dileo Jr. - Miguel
    [Tag:strength, stress]
  • “I call him Bub. That's what the lodge fellows used to call my father. Can you imagine a surgeon called Bub? Well, he didn't mind. He was rich. My father was rich. Bub's been responding so well that I let him live. But is he alive or dead? Well, that's the question nowadays isn't it? Let's just say I let him continue to exist.”

    Richard Liberty - Logan
    [Tag:existence, zombie]