“R.O.T.O.R.” quotes

Movie R.O.T.O.R.
Title R.O.T.O.R.
Year 1987
Director Cullen Blaine
Genre Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action
All actors – Margaret Trigg, Richard Gesswein, Jayne Smith, James Cole, Stan Moore, Nanette Kuczek, Brad Overturf, Shawn Brown, Michael Hunter, Victor Kwasnick, Ron Baker, Diana Hurd
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  • “Let me tell you something, mister. You fire me and I'll make more noise than two skeletons making love in a tin coffin, brother.”
    Richard Gesswein - Coldyron
    [Tag:layoff, rebellion]
  • “You call the senator and you tell him R.O.T.O.R. walked through a busload of nuns to get to a jaywalker, with malice towards no one. It won't stop. It wasn't ready. Its brain functions are incomplete. It can't think twice, can't reason, can't change its prime directive. It's like a chainsaw set on frappé.”
    Richard Gesswein - Coldyron
  • “- Greg Hutchins: You know what it is? It's the wedding. I mean that's what's wrong with this.
    - Sony: I want a wedding, just because you've already gone through with this, doesn't mean that I have...
    - Greg Hutchins: It's a barbaric ritual! The sacrificial virgin! It's heathen!”

    James Cole - Greg Hutchins
    Margaret Trigg - Sony
  • “Clearing these stumps for pastureland has always been a chore. In the past I've always used nitro or dynamite. But this new primacord explosive I can practice my roping with the same thing that blows the stumps away.”
    Richard Gesswein - Coldyron
  • Remember what I said at R.O.T.O.R.'s christening? First prototype of a future battalion, on the battlefield highways of the future. He'll be the judge, jury, and executioner. Now, I've got to wonder: Were we playing God, breathing life into our artificial Adam? Or have we lost sight of paradise? What was it Milton said? "Did I request thee,... (continue)(continue reading)
    Richard Gesswein - Coldyron
    [Tag:judgment, killing]
  • “Cause like I said, once you go red... you never get out of bed!”

  • “- L.A. Scientist: Who are we to create such a thing, heroes and villians?
    - Coldyron: The only difference between a hero and a villian is the amount of compensation they take for their services. At our pay scale, I'd say we're closer to heroes.”

    Joe Graham - L.A. Scientist
    Richard Gesswein - Coldyron
    [Tag:heroes, villain]
  • “- Dr. Steele: Oh God. The brain matrix. It's modeled after your own lower brain functions without the higher functions to control them.
    - Coldyron: A brain without a heart... a conscience without recognition... a will without a soul.
    - Dr. Steele: If I miss, you're going to be fighting your own base instincts. To combat pure will, you're going...” (continue)
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    Jayne Smith - Dr. Steele
    Richard Gesswein - Coldyron
  • “We're not knocking over tin cans here, this is reality.”
    Jayne Smith - Dr. Steele
  • “We scientists are like degreed science-fiction writers. We're all prognosticators of the future. And since our particular purpose of vision belongs to the creed of law enforcement, we open inroads into tomorrow in ways and means of those who would serve and protect justice and order.”
    Richard Gesswein - Coldyron