District 9

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When dealing with aliens, try to be polite, but firm. And always remember that a smile is cheaper than a bullet.

District 9 is a 2009 science fiction film about an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth who suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Directed by Neill Blomkamp. Written by Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, and produced by Peter Jackson.
You are not welcome here.

Wikus Van De Merwe[edit]

We can't go home. Not anymore.
Don't give up on me, Okay? Because I haven't given up on you. Alright?
  • [pointing at alien graffiti] This is basically a guy, and there's three humans here. Basically trying to make a warning, you know, he's saying "I killed three humans, watch out for me."
  • [on the phone, after his call is aborted] I've been friends with you for fokken 19 years, man! [to an observer] Fok off! What are you watching, man?! Fok off!
  • [catches on that the alien ship's command section is under Christopher Johnson's shack] This whole's thing's under your shack? For 20 years, you've had this fokken thing hidden down here? This is, this is very illegal. I mean, this is... this is a fine — if they catch you with it.
  • [to his wife] Honey, you have to believe me, I never had sex with a creature. I would never have sex with any fokken creature.
  • [in the Exo-Suit] You wanna fokken play with me, Koobus?! You fokker!


MNU Agent: MNU! We're serving eviction notices.
Alien: What is "eviction"?

Christopher Johnson's Son: How many moons does our planet have?
Christopher Johnson: Seven.
Johnson's Son: This planet only has one. I can't wait to see our planet again... it's bigger than this one, isn't it?
Johnson: [turns off holographic atlas of what seems to be the Alien home planet] Enough.
Johnson's Son: We go home now?
Johnson: Not home, no. This is where we must go. [shows his son an MNU brochure outlining "Sanctuary Park Alien Relocation Camp" aka District 10] See that tent there? That might be ours.
Johnson's Son: I want to go home!
Johnson: We can't go home. Not anymore.

Christopher Johnson's Son: Fuel goes in here!
Christopher Johnson: That's enough! QUIET!
Johnson's Son: ...then we fly away.
Johnson: I said QUIET! We cannot trust him.
Wikus Van De Merwe: What is he saying about the fuel, is this, are you trying to start this thing? He-he... Are you little fokkers trying to start this, and get away, eh?
Johnson: Never mind.
Van De Merwe: Ha-ha. Yeah, you sneaky fokken prawns, heh? I knew you prawns were intelligent.
Johnson: Too bad. I could have fixed you.
Van De Merwe: Wha-- Well-well-wha-what did you say about-about the fixing?

Christopher Johnson: [after Wikus uses his alien weapon to kill a guard] Fuck! I thought you said not to kill them?
Wikus Van De Merwe: He shot at me!

Wikus Van De Merwe: Don't give up on me, Okay? Because I haven't given up on you. Alright?
Tania Van De Merwe: I won't.


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