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  • Jim Halsey: What do you want?
    John Ryder: I want you to stop me.


  • John Ryder: Gas stations have cigarettes.
    Jim Halsey: What about gas?
    John Ryder: I don't need gas.
    Jim Halsey: What do you want? ...What's so funny?
    Jim Halsey: What do you want? What's so funny?
    John Ryder: (stops Laughing) - That's what the other guy said.
    Jim Halsey: What other guy?
    John Ryder: That guy back there, the one we just passed. The guy who picked me up before you did.
    Jim Halsey: That was him in there?
    John Ryder: Sure it was. He couldn't have walked very far.
    Jim Halsey: Why's that?
    John Ryder: Because I cut off his legs...and his arms...and his Head. And I'm going to do the same to you.
    John Ryder: Because I cut off his legs, and his arms, and his Head. And I'm going to do the same to you.


  • Jim Halsey: (yelling to the family driving in a car beside his; after seeing the Hitcher in their backseat) - Hey! Pull over! Pull over! The guy in your car's a nut! That guy's a fu*king nut in your car! Pull over! That guy will kill you! That guy, get him out of your car!


  • John Ryder: (John leaps into the police truck that Jim is driving) - Hi kid!


  • John Ryder: You wanna know what happens to an eyeball when it gets punctured? Do you got any idea how much blood jets out of a guy's neck when his throat's been slit?


  • Jim Halsey: (trying to get policemen to help untie Nash from between two large trucks) - Why don't you do something? ...FUC*ING DO SOMETHING!
    Jim Halsey: (trying to get policemen to help untie Nash from between two large trucks) - Why don't you do something?FUCKING DO SOMETHING!


  • Interrogation Sergeant: What's your name? Come on. What's your name? Do you have a name? Do you have a police record? Where are you from?
    John Ryder: Disneyland.


  • Proprietor: Well, what happened to you?
    Jim Halsey: Nothing.
    Proprietor: Nothing?
    Jim Halsey: Nothing happened.


  • Nash: Why didn't he kill us?
    Jim Halsey: Let's go.
    Jim Halsey: Let's go!


  • Jim Halsey: What do you want?
    John Ryder: I want you to stop me.


  • Jim Halsey: (picking up the hitchhiker) - My mother told me to never do this.


  • Trooper Hancock: You spit on my wrist.
    Jim Halsey: What?
    Trooper Hancock: I said you spit on my wrist. Wipe it off.


  • Capt. Esteridge: You're gonna get yourself killed. And if you don't, you're gonna be in a whole lot of trouble.
    Jim Halsey: I'm sorry, sir. It's something I got to do.
    Capt. Esteridge: No, you don't know what you're doing.
    Jim Halsey: Yeah, I do.


  • Trooper Hancock: (talking about Jim) - Don't you know who he is?
    Nash: You got the wrong man, Lyle.
    Trooper Hancock: Like hell we do!


  • Trooper Donner: (photographs Jim Halsey) - Well, these are real good. Your mama's gonna like those.


  • Jim Halsey: Do I look like a killer to you?


  • Jim Halsey: (John wants Jim to say, "I want to die") - I don't know if I can say that.
    Jim Halsey: (John wants Jim to say, 'I want to die') - I don't know if I can say that.
    John Ryder: Sure you can...Repeat after me. I...
    John Ryder: Sure you can. Repeat after me. I...
    Jim Halsey: I...
    John Ryder: Want...Want!!
    John Ryder: Want...Want!
    Jim Halsey: Want...
    John Ryder: To...
    Jim Halsey: To...
    John Ryder: Die...Die!!
    John Ryder: Die...Die!
    Jim Halsey: I DON'T WANT TO DIE!!!
    Jim Halsey: I DON'T WANT TO DIE!


  • John Ryder: How do you like "Shitsville"?
    John Ryder: How do you like 'Shitsville'?


  • Sgt. Starr: (to Donner, about Jim) - That kid ain't a killer. Any fool can see that.


  • Trooper Hancock: You just threw your life down the toilet, girl.
    Nash: When the truth comes down, I'll be just fine.


  • Jim Halsey: Look, I think you better get out now...The ride is over...Goodbye.
    Jim Halsey: Look, I think you better get out now. The ride is over. Goodbye.
    John Ryder: I'm going to sit here. And you're going to drive.


  • Jim Halsey: (whispers) - John Ryder.
    Capt. Esteridge: What did you say?
    Jim Halsey: His name is John Ryder.


  • Jim Halsey: You'll get caught.
    John Ryder: Sure...Fine...So what?
    John Ryder: Sure. Fine. So What.
    John Ryder: Sure. Fine. So what?


  • Nash: Actually we're all from Mars around here; we keep our spaceship out back. So...what planet are you from?
    Nash: Actually we're all from Mars around here, we keep our spaceship out back. So, what planet are you from?


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