“Iron Eagle” quotes

Movie Iron Eagle
Title Iron Eagle
Year 1986
Director Sidney J. Furie
Genre Thriller, War, Action
Plot – Doug is the son of Fred Masters, a US Air Force colonel, and he's passionate about his father's job. He's not yet a student at the Academy but he manages to go with Fred in reconnaissance missions. He's a very skilled pilot indeed and when his father gets lost in the Middle East, Doug borrows an F-16 to pilot it to free his father.
All actors – Louis Gossett Jr., Jason Gedrick, David Suchet, Larry B. Scott, Caroline Lagerfelt, Jerry Levine, Robbie Rist, Michael Bowen, Robert Jayne, Melora Hardin, David Greenlee, Michael Alldredge
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  • “God doesn't give people talents that He doesn't want people to use. And He gave you The Touch. It's a power inside of you, down there where you keep your guts, boy. It's all you need to blast your way in and get back what they took from you.”

    Louis Gossett Jr. - Charles "Chappy" Sinclair
  • “What is it with you, Knotcher? Can't you make it through a day without proving what an asshole you are?”

    Jason Gedrick - Doug Masters
    [Tag:behavior, insult]
  • “- Doug Masters: What's the matter, don't you feel like flying today?
    - Reggie: Oh flying, yes. Dying, no.”

    Jason Gedrick - Doug Masters
    Larry B. Scott - Reggie
    [Tag:death, fear, flying]
  • - Doug Masters: Anyone ever tell you that you talk too much?
    - Col. Charles "Chappy" Sinclair: Yeah, my ex-wife.

    Jason Gedrick - Doug Masters
    Louis Gossett Jr. - Charles "Chappy" Sinclair
  • “I've given this country twenty-two damn, fucking years of my life. Twenty-two years! I've seen young boys blown out of the air, over the Pacific. I've seen their guts sprawled all over the rice paddies in Vietnam, so whenever somebody dies for this country, believe me boy, I give a shit!”

    Louis Gossett Jr. - Charles "Chappy" Sinclair
  • - Col. Charles "Chappy" Sinclair: When it was all over, I promised myself I'd never be part of killing kids again. That's why it took me so long to come around to help you. Now it looks like I have us both trapped into something...
    - Doug Masters: That could kill us?

    Louis Gossett Jr. - Charles "Chappy" Sinclair
    Jason Gedrick - Doug Masters
  • “Maybe I'm not all that ready for it but who in the hell is ever ready for it? You didn't get me into this, I went to you, remember? I know what we're riskinghere and I'm proud to be able to fly with you. Maybe I'm not all that ready but I'm damn proud.”

    Jason Gedrick - Doug Masters
  • - Doug Masters: They look about 15, 16-years-old.
    - Col. Charles "Chappy" Sinclair: That's right. All of them.
    - Doug Masters: So I don't know why you're so upset, Chappy. What makes them different than me?
    - Col. Charles "Chappy" Sinclair: Because they're dead, all of them.

    Jason Gedrick - Doug Masters
    Louis Gossett Jr. - Charles "Chappy" Sinclair