There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good movie one-liner – particularly when it involves the violent dispatch of a bad guy.
The team at YouTube video specialists Burger Fiction are acutely aware of this, and their latest video dives into cinema’s greatest ever pay-off quips.
Everything from Independence Day to Arnie classics like Predator and Terminator via Die Hard and James Bond make the cut of this epic 13-minute one-liners fest.
If you don’t have time to spare in your lunch break to watch the whole thing (c’mon, it’s Friday!) then here’s an edited highlights of the best pre-kill bon mots.
Roddy Piper in They Live
“I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum.”
Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry
“You’ve gotta ask yourself a question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?”
Arnold Schwarzenegger in Commando
“Remember, Sully, when I promised to kill you last? I lied.”
Nicolas Cage in The Rock
“Let’s talk music. Do you like the Elton John song, Rocket Man? Well, I only bring it up because, uh, it’s you. You’re the Rocket Man.”
Jack Nicholson in Batman
“You can call me The Joker. And as you can see, I’m a lot happier.”
Al Pacino in Scarface
“Say hello to my little friend!”
Lance Henriksen in Stone Cold
“This reminds me of my father’s last words: ‘Don’t son, that gun is loaded!'”
Clint Eastwood in The Rookie
“There’s gotta be a hundred reasons why I don’t blow you away. Right now I can’t think of one.”
Kurt Russell in The Thing
“Yeah, f**k you, too!”
Sean Connery in Dr No
“That’s a Smith & Wesson… and you’ve had your six.”