“They Live” quotes(1988)
Plot – John Nada, a young proletarian just arrived in New York, discovers a pair of strange dark glasses. As he wears them, he can see aliens disguised as people who affect the whole humanity with subliminal advertising. While many real humans have sold themselves to the occupants, a small group of them fights the aliens desperately. John joins them together with Frank Black.
All actors – Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George 'Buck' Flower, Peter Jason, Raymond St. Jacques, Jason Robards III, John Lawrence, Susan Barnes, Sy Richardson, Wendy Brainard, Lucille Meredith, Susan Blanchard, Norman Alden, Dana Bratton, John F. Goff, Norm Wilson, Thelma Lee, Stratton Leopold, Rezza Shan, Norman Howell, Larry J. Franco, Tom Searle, Robert Grasmere, Vince Inneo, Bob Hudson, Jon Paul Jones, Dennis Cosmo Michael, Nancy Gee, Claudia Stanlee, Christine Anne Baur, Eileen Wesson, Gregory J. Barnett, Jimmy Nickerson, Kerry Rossall, Cibby Danyla, Jeff Imada, Michelle Costello, Jeb Stuart Adams, Jennifer Austin, Michael Forino, Robert V. Greene, Helen Kelly, Al Leong, Tommy Morrison, Norman D. Wilsonshow all
“They Live” Quotes 20 quotes
“- Holly: You're fighting the forces of evil that none of us can see without sunglasses.
- Nada: Take a look.
- Holly: If you want me to look through your sunglasses, I'll look through your sunglasses. If I don't see what you see, I'm going to see it anyway.”
“Brother, life's a bitch... and she's back in heat.”
“I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass... and I'm all out of bubblegum.”
“We could be pets, we could be food, but all we really are is livestock.”
“You see, I take these glasses off, she looks like a regular person, doesn't she? Put 'em back on... formaldehyde-face!”
“Wooo. It's like a drug. Wearing these glasses gets you high, but you come down hard.”
“- Frank: What do these things want?
- Gilbert: They're free-enterprisers. The earth is just another developing planet. Their third world.”
“They are dismantling the sleeping middle class. More and more people are becoming poor. We are their cattle. We are being bred for slavery.”
“You ain't the first son of a bitch to wake up out of their dream.”
“This world may have blinded me, but the Lord has let me see.”
“- Female Interviewer: Last place of employment?
- Nada: Denver, Colorado. I worked there for ten years and things just seemed to dry up. They lost fourteen banks in one week. So, well...
- Female Interviewer: There's nothing available for you right now.”
“- Frank: The whole deal is like some kind of crazy game. They put you at the starting line. And the name of the game is make it through life. Only, everyone's out for themselves and looking to do you in at the same time. OK, man here we are. You do what you can, but remember, I'm going to do my best to blow your ass away. So how are you going to...” (continue)(continue reading)
“The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are non-existent. They have created a repressive society and we are their unwitting accomplices.”
“Outside the limit of our sight, feeding off us, perched on top of us, from birth to death, are our owners! Our owners! They have us. They control us! They are our masters! Wake up! They're all about you! All around you!”
“You know, you look like your head fell in the cheese dip back in 1957.”