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2012 Quotes

  • Kate: How did you know this was going to happen?
    Jackson Curtis: It's not just California. It's the whole god damn world that is going to shit.


  • Adrian Helmsley: Yes sir. Who are you bringing?
    Carl Anheuser: Nobody! Who, my ex wife? Last thing she said to me, never want to see you again. So be it.


  • Adrian Helmsley: There's a young astrophysicist from India who's the reason we're all here. He's the one who discovered it all. He connected all the dots. We all owe him our lives. I just learned that he was killed with his family in a tsunami in Eastern India. He was my friend. And he died in vain. Everybody out there has died in vain if we start our future with an act of cruelty. What will you tell your children? What will they tell theirs.
    Laura Wilson: If my father were here, he would open the gates.
    President Sergey Makarenko: The people of Russia along with China, and Japan agree. Open the gates.
    German Chancellor: The United Kingdom, Spain, France, Canada, Germany and I believe I may also speak for the Italian Prime Minister we vote to let these people come in.


  • Scotty: It's been upgraded to a 10.9 by the guys at Harvard.
    Adrian Helmsley: What does Caltech have to say?
    Professor West: The whole city of Pasadena was wiped out just a few minutes ago. This is coming in from Coachella Valley out near Joshua Tree. That wasn't there this morning. And 400 miles further north, Point Reyes, same thing.
    Adrian Helmsley: The San Andreas Fault is shifting.
    Professor West: Yes. And all major sister faults in the Bay Area. The whole Pacific plate is destabilizing.


  • Harry Helmsley: I barely see my boy, but at least we talk.
    Tony Delgado: About what?
    Harry Helmsley: Life, and how short it is.


  • President Wilson: I'm coming home, Dorothy.


  • Jackson Curtis: Kate, California is going down! Pack up the kids, now!
    Kate Curtis: They just got back. God you sound like a crazy person, the Governor says we're fine now.
    Jackson Curtis: That guy is an actor, he's reading a script! When the tell you not to panic, that's when you run!


  • President Wilson: Today, none of us are strangers. Today, we are one family, stepping into the darkness together. We are a nation of many religion, but I believe these words reflect the spirit of all our faiths. The Lord is my Shepard...


  • Kate Curtis: Well, now that you got your map where are we going?
    Jackson Curtis: (opens up the map up to find it only has China on it) We're gonna need a bigger plane.
    Jackson Curtis: [opens up the map up to find it only has China on it] We're gonna need a bigger plane.


  • Yuri Karpov: What is that?
    Sasha: The state of Hawaii.
    Yuri Karpov: Not good. That is not good.
    Jackson Curtis: How much fuel do we have?
    Sasha: Not much, We'll have make an emergency landing somewhere in South China Sea.
    Gordon: Great. At least we don't need the landing gear.
    Jackson Curtis: What happened to it?
    Gordon: Well, we've lost it all, in Vegas.


  • Gordon: WHO THE HECK IS THAT?
    Jackson Curtis: that's our pilot!
    Jackson Curtis: That's our pilot!
    Gordon: OUR PILOT HOW ARE WE GONNA GET OUTTA HERE?
    Gordon: OUR PILOT? HOW ARE WE GONNA GET OUTTA HERE?


  • Jackson Curtis: Sh*t, man, I gotta go back to, um, *cough* earth.


  • Charlie Frost: Get them out of Yellowstone! It's gonna get ugly here!


  • Charlie Frost: Always remember, folks, you heard it first from Charlie Frost.


  • Charlie Frost: They're buildin' spaceships, man.


  • Jackson Curtis: Get in the car!
    Kate Curtis: I think it's safer down here!
    Jackson Curtis: Get in the f***ing car!!
    Jackson Curtis: Get in the f***ing car!


  • Jackson Curtis: Look at me, look at me, do I look scared?
    Lilly Curtis: Umm hummm
    Lilly Curtis: Umm hummm.


  • Lilly Curtis: [inside Charlie's camper] That guy's crazy. Right, daddy?
    Jackson Curtis: No. I don't think so.


  • Professor West: The Mayans saw this coming thousands of years ago.
    Adrian Helmsley: I thought we had more time.


  • Carl Anheuser: Where the hell is President Wilson!
    Sally - President's Secretary: He's praying, sir, and under these circumstances that's not such a bad idea.


  • Dr. Satnam Tsurutani: It looks like the neutrinos coming from the sun have mutated into a new kind of nuclear particle. They're heating up the earth's core and suddenly act like microwaves.


  • Jackson Curtis: [to pilot] Here. Take this. This is a very expensive watch. My editor gave it to me when he thought I was gonna be somebody.


  • Captain Michaels: [over intercom] Ladies and gentleman, this is Captain Michaels speaking. In a few minutes I will give orders to unseal the decks. At 2345 last night, our sister arks, Numbers 6 and 7, have joined our course. For the first time on our journey, we'll have clear skies and moderate-to-good air quality. As you know, our passenger count is way over capacity. So please be careful when you step out and of course, enjoy the fresh air.


  • President Wilson: [Addressing the nation] My fellow Americans. This will be the last time I address you. As you know, catastrophe has struck our nation... has struck the world. I wish I could tell you we can prevent the coming destruction. We cannot. Today, none of us are strangers. Today, we are one family, stepping into the darkness together. We are a nation of many religion, but I believe these words reflect the spirit of all our faiths. The Lord is my Shepard... [cuts off]


  • Jackson Curtis: [looks at his watch after being awaken by the morning news] I'm a dead man. I'm a dead man.


  • Carl Anheuser: Kind of galling when you realize that nutbags with cardboard signs had it right the whole time.


  • Dr. Satnam Tsurutani: Don't worry, Ajit. We are going on a big ship.


  • Charlie Frost: [Repeated line] Always remember, folks. You heard it first from Charlie.


  • President Wilson: Six months ago, I was made aware of a situation so devastating that, at first, I refused to believe it. However, through the concerted efforts of our brightest scientist, we have confirmed its validity. The world, as we know it, will soon come to an end.


  • Adrian Helmsley: The moment we stop fighting for each other, that's the moment we lose our humanity.


  • Jackson Curtis: [as Kate's house is collapsing in an earthquake] Get in the fucking car!


  • Noah Curtis: Whoa, that's a big plane.
    Yuri Karpov: It's Russian.


  • Jackson Curtis: No matter what happens, we'll all stay together.


  • President Wilson: Today we are one family.


  • Kate Curtis: So, where are we headed?
    Jackson Curtis: We're gonna need a bigger plane.


  • Jackson Curtis: (Knocks Gordon's car into earthquake crack) Sorry.
    Jackson Curtis: [knocks Gordon's car into earthquake crack] Sorry.


  • Kate Curtis: "Let him concentrate, with heating he has no experience"
    Kate Curtis: Let him concentrate with heating, he has no experience.
    Gordon: "Thank you"
    Gordon: Thank you.
    Kate Curtis: "Gordon! Go!"
    Kate Curtis: Gordon! Go!


  • Adrian Helmsley: The moment we stop fighting for each other, that's the moment we lose our humanity.


  • Kate Curtis: Where have you been all my life?
    Jackson Curtis: Gift shop.


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