Facing the enemy

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In any story, there comes a time when a character faces an enemy, whether it's standing up for those he or she loves, saving a nation, or settling a score. This is mostly accompanied with a memorable quote from either side.

Facing the Enemy quotes in films[edit]

  • [Gustav Graves: You see, Mr Bond, you can't kill my dreams, but my dreams can kill you. Time to face destiny!] Time to face gravity!
    • Who: James Bond
    • Source: Die Another Day
    • Note: Character says this line in a final struggle with Gustav Graves in a plane. He pulls Graves' parachute cord and says this line, causing him to be sucked into the plane's engines, destroying him and his armour, stopping his orbital space weapon as well.
  • Your tractors uprooted my tree, your posse hunted my family, your gunmen kidnapped my nephew, your rat insulted my wife, and YOU shot off my tail! I'm not leaving here without that neck-tie! [Bean: Kill him!]
    • Who: Mr Fox
    • Source: Fantastic Mr Fox (film)
    • Note: Character says this line after coming face-to-face with Boggis, Bunce, Bean and their cronies, who are armed with guns, and noticing that Bean is wearing Fox's tail as a tie. Bean says his line, and the three farmers and their goons fire many rounds at Mr Fox.
  • [Evanora: More tricks? After everything? How dare you defy us!] Dare? How dare you, wicked sisters! No-one defies Oz!
    • Who: Oscar Diggs
    • Source: Oz the Great and Powerful
    • Note: Character says this line after showing up in holographic form, having faked his death earlier.
  • [Captain Hook: So...Peter Pan. This is all your doing?] Aye, James Hook, it's all my doing.
    • Who: Peter Pan
    • Source: Peter Pan (2003 film)
  • Do you need a bowman?
  • I said "do you need a bowman?"
    • Who: William Hammond
    • Source: Snow White and the Huntsman
    • Note: Character says the first line to Queen Ravenna's men, to sneak into their mission to find Snow White, hoping to betray them and kill them later. The bowman the soldiers already have tries to kill him by shooting an arrow at him, but he catches it and shoots it and another arrow at the other bowman, killing him. He says the second line afterwards.
  • [Ravenna: By fairest blood it is done.] And only by fairest blood it is undone.
  • You can't have my heart.
    • Who: Snow White
    • Source: Snow White and the Huntsman
    • Note: The first line is said by the character after she stabs Ravenna, causing three drops of blood to fall from her body. She says the second line as Ravenna ages very quickly, indicating that she has lost her magic, and dies.
  • [Trevalyan: Why can't you just be a good boy and die?] You first. You second. UP!
    • Who: James Bond
    • Source: GoldenEye
    • Note: Character says this line when coming face-to-face, armed with a machine gun, with Alec Trevalyan and Xenia Onattop on their train.
  • [Boris: Don't...ever...do that again!] This is not one of your games, Boris. REAL PEOPLE WILL DIE! You pathetic little worm!
    • Who: Natalya Simyonava
    • Source: GoldenEye
  • You're a bad bunny.
    • Who: Red Puckett
    • Source: Hoodwinked
    • Note: Character says this line after finding out that her friend, Boingo the rabbit, is the Goody Bandit, and coming face-to-face with him and his human cronies in the cable car station. The rabbit and his goons are arrested later on.
  • You should've quit while you were ahead!
    • Who: Inspector Gadget
    • Source: Inspector Gadget
    • Note: Character says this line before throwing RoboGadget's head into the river.
  • You're gonna lose. [2012 Boris the Animal: Let's agree to disagree.]
    • Who: Agent J
    • Source: Men In Black 3
  • [Gallaxhar: Are you crazy? You could have killed me!] Then we understand each other. Now open the doors and let my friends go.
    • Who: Susan Murphy/Ginormica
    • Source: Monsters Vs Aliens
    • Note: Character says this line after briefly attacking Gallaxhar with a piece of his own technology.
  • You're too late again, Mr Bond. It's a bad habit of yours. There's nothing you can do. The missile's fully programmed. It can't be stopped. In a matter of minutes, my plan will succeed. Thanks largely to your efforts, the British Navy will destroy the evidence. I'll be out of here in a Carver News helicopter covering the event. It's going to be a fantastic show! [James Bond: I may have some breaking news for you, Elliot.]
    • Who: Elliot Carver
    • Source: Tomorrow Never Dies
    • Note: Character says this line after James Bond breaks into a room with a computer, in an attempt to stop a missile from leaving the ship he is on. However, ironically, Bond discovers the controls for the Seadrill and, after saying his own lines, kills Carver with the drill.
  • [Stamper: Drop it, Mr Bond, or I drop your friend.] It's over, Stamper. Let her go. [Stamper: Not between you and me.]
    • Who: James Bond
    • Source: Tomorrow Never dies
  • At last, we finally meet. I have something for you, Chancellor. A farewell gift. For all the things you've done, for the things you might have done, and for the only thing you have left. Goodbye, Chancellor. Mr Creedy?
    • Who: V
    • Source: V for Vendetta
    • Note: Character says this line as we see Chancellor Adam Sutler in person for the first time ever. Sutler shows a helpless, agonized look as V gives him one of his roses. After that, Party Leader Creedy kills him with a revolver.
  • Defiant to the end, huh? You won't cry like him, will you? You're not afraid of death. You're like me. [V: The only thing you and I have in common, Mr Creedy, is we're both about to die.]
    • Who: Party Leader Creedy
    • Source: V for Vendetta
    • Note: Character says this deal after V begins to go back on his deal to surrender.
  • Sounds like you just lost another one!
    • Who: Dominic Greene
    • Source: Quantum of Solace
    • Note: Character is in a struggle with James Bond at a hotel in a desert. Aware of a shooting between Camille Montes and General Medrano, he says this line after hearing the sound of a gun firing.
  • Hello, boys! I'm baaack!
    • Who: Russel Casse
    • Source: Independence Day
    • Note: Character says this line as he flies his plane into a Destroyer's primary weapon, sacrificing himself to destroy the ship.
  • Good night!
    • Who: David Levinson
  • PEACE!
    • Who: Captain Steven Hiller
    • Source: Independence Day
    • Note: Characters say their lines to an alien before firing their nuclear missile. They escape the ship before the nuke detonates.

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