- Jeff: Spy on my parents? You got to be kidding me! You want me to help you put them away? Never!
- Jeff: Look, Mr. FBI man, if you're so sure and if you're so right, why don't you just arrest them?
- Roy: Well, because... they haven't done anything yet.
- Jeff: You manipulation son of a bitch!
- Jeff: Don't give me that crap! You're out of yourself! The big caller, the major bust, the two-bit g-man, well shove it up your ass! You're not my father. You're not even my friend.
- Jeff: What's my name? Come on, Dad. What could the head of the grandfamily have to hide from his first and oldest and only son?
- Richard: [pause] Nika.
- Jeff: Nicholas Grant. Nick.
- Richard: [shakes head] Nikita.
- Konstantin: The time has come.
- Richard: I told you, we're not ready.
- Konstantin: You had 20 years to get ready.
- Jeff: Shove this up your bladder, Boris.
- Konstantin: You know, Roy? Russians don't shoot their children.
- Sidney Poitier - Roy Parmenter
- River Phoenix - Jeff Grant / Nikita
- Richard Jenkins - Richard Grant / Mikhail
- Caroline Kava - Elizabeth Grant / Elisabeth
- Richard Bradford - Konstantin Karpov
- Richard Lynch - Scuba
- Loretta Devine - Verna McLaughlin
- Lucy Deakins - Barbara Kerry
- Jerry Hardin - Brewer
- Albert Fortell - Bunin
- Robert Madrid - Sgt. Leathers