1980s Movie Quotes that are Relevant During the 2020 Global Pandemic


“Roads?  Where we’re going, we don’t need – roads.”

     -Doc Brown (Back to the Future)


“I can’t breathe in this thing!”

     -Lord Dark Helmet (Spaceballs)


“Gonna make it, Gonna make it.  Not gonna make it, Not gonna make it, Not gonna make it.”

     -Lucky Day (Three Amigos)


“I’m too old for this shit.”

     -Murtaugh (Lethal Weapon)



     -Vizzini (The Princess Bride)


Spock: The needs of the many outweigh…

Kirk: The needs of the few.

Spock: Or the one. 

     – Kirk and Spock (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)


“Who’s driving this car, Stevie Wonder?”

     -John McLane (Die Hard)


“Get him a body bag…yeah!”

     -Tommy (The Karate Kid)


“This is where the law ends and I start.”

     -Cobra (Cobra)


“Worse?  How could things get any worse?  Look around, Ellen!  We’re at the threshold of hell.”

     -Clark Griswold (National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation)


“How can I possibly be expected to handle school on a day like this?”

     -Ferris (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off)


“We’re not stuck in the goddamn middle ages here. I mean, we’ve got TV. We’ve got Family Feud.”

     -Willard (Footloose)


“It Is Now 7:06. You Have Exactly 8 Hours And 54 Minutes To Think About Why You Are Here – To Ponder The Error Of Your Ways.”

     -Richard Vernon (The Breakfast Club)


“I Feel Like I’m Baby-Sitting Except I’m Not Getting Paid.”

     -Stef (The Goonies)


“It’s not the years, honey, it’s the mileage.”

     -Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark)


“This is heavy.”

     -Marty (Back to the Future)


Ted: These people need to go to a hospital.

Elaine: What is it?

Ted: It’s a big place where sick people go.

     -Ted and Elaine (Airplane)


“Beer for breakfast there, Two-Bit?”

     -Steve (The Outsiders)


“There’s something out there waiting for us, and it ain’t no man.”

     -Billy (Predator)


“Wendy, you’ve got a big surprise coming to you.  You’re not going anywhere.”

      -Jack (The Shining)


“Quite an experience to live in fear, isn’t it?”

      -Batty (Blade Runner)


“Why can’t you be in a good mood?  How hard is it to decide to be in a good mood and be in a good mood once in a while?”

      -Lloyd Dobbler (Say Anything)


“A parachute not opening…that’s a way to die.  Getting caught in the gears of a combine…having your nuts bit off by a Laplander, that’s the way I wanna go!”

     -Drebin (The Naked Gun)


“Everyone gets sick in department stores.”

      -Joan Wilder (Romancing the Stone)


“You will lose.”

     -Drago (Rocky IV)


“I must break you.”

     -Drago (Rocky IV)


“If he dies, he dies.”

      -Drago (Rocky IV)


“Shitter’s full.”

      -Cousin Eddie (National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation)


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