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Die Hard Quotes

  • John McClane: Yippie-Ki-Yay, Motherfucker!


  • Karl: He wasn't lying about Marco. He's down on the street. The other one was Heinrich. And his bag is missing.
    Hans Gruber: He had the detonators.


  • Sgt. Al Powell: In fact, I think he's a cop. Maybe not LAPD, but he's definitely a badge.
    Dwayne T. Robinson: How do you know that?
    Sgt. Al Powell: A hunch, things he said. Like being able to spot a phony ID.
    Dwayne T. Robinson: Jesus Christ, Powell, he could be a fucking bartender for all we know!


  • John McClane: Glass, who gives a shit about glass?


  • John McClane: Welcome to the party pal !
    John McClane: Welcome to the party, pal!


  • Hans Gruber: Now I have a machine gun. Ho-ho-ho.


  • John McClane: [huddled in an air vent, recalls his wife's invitation] "Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs..."
    John McClane: [huddled in an air vent, recalls his wife's invitation] Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs...


  • Hans Gruber: (On the radio) You are most troublesome for a security guard.
    Hans Gruber: [on the radio] You are most troublesome for a security guard.
    John McClane: (Imitates buzzer) Sorry, Hans. Wrong guess. Would you like to go for double jeopardy where the scores can really change?
    John McClane: [imitates buzzer] Sorry, Hans. Wrong guess. Would you like to go for double jeopardy where the scores can really change?
    Hans Gruber: Who are you, then?
    John McClane: Just a fly in the ointment, Hans. A monkey in the wretch. A pain in the ass.


  • Hans Gruber: (Impersonating a hostage) You don't work for Nakatomi, and if you're not one of them?
    Hans Gruber: [impersonating a hostage] You don't work for Nakatomi, and if you're not one of them?
    John McClane: I'm a cop from New York.
    Hans Gruber: New York?
    John McClane: Got invited to the Christmas party by mistake. Who knew? (Hans looks at John's bare feet) Better than getting caught with your pants down. (Laughs) I'm John McClane. You're uh...
    John McClane: Got invited to the Christmas party by mistake. Who knew? [Hans looks at John's bare feet] Better than getting caught with your pants down. [laughs] I'm John McClane. You're uh...
    Hans Gruber: Clay. Bill Clay.
    John McClane: You know how to use a handgun, Bill?
    Hans Gruber: I spent a weekend at a combat ranch. You know that game with the guns that shoot red paint? Probably seems kind of stupid to you.
    John McClane: No. (Hands him the gun) Time for the real thing, Bill. All you gotta do is pull the trigger.
    John McClane: No. [hands him the gun] Time for the real thing, Bill. All you gotta do is pull the trigger.


  • Marco: No more table! Where are you going to go now? Let me give you some advice: Next time you have the chance to kill someone, don't hesitate!!!
    Marco: No more table! Where are you going to go now? Let me give you some advice: Next time you have the chance to kill someone, don't hesitate!
    John McClane: (Kills him) Thanks for the advice.
    John McClane: [kills him] Thanks for the advice.


  • John McClane: "Nine million terrorists in the world and I gotta kill one with feet smaller than my sister."
    John McClane: Nine million terrorists in the world and I gotta kill one with feet smaller than my sister.


  • John McClane: No fucking shit lady does it sound like I'm ordering a pizza?!
    John McClane: No fucking shit lady, does it sound like I'm ordering a pizza?!
    John McClane: No fucking shit lady, does it sound like I'm ordering a pizza?


  • Hans Gruber: (Points gun at John) Put down the gun and give me my detonators.
    Hans Gruber: [points gun at John] Put down the gun and give me my detonators.
    John McClane: Well, well, well...Hans.
    Hans Gruber: Put down the gun.
    John McClane: You're pretty tricky with that accent. You oughtta be on fuckin' TV with that accent.
    Hans Gruber: I'm going to count to three.
    John McClane: Yeah, like you did with Takagi? (Hans pulls trigger and the gun is empty) Oops. No bullets, you think I'm fuckin' stupid, Hans?
    John McClane: Yeah, like you did with Takagi? [Hans pulls trigger and the gun is empty] Oops. No bullets, you think I'm fuckin' stupid, Hans?


  • Hans Gruber: You Americans are all alike. Well, this time John Wayne does not walk off into the sunset with Grace Kelly.
    John McClane: That's Gary Cooper, asshole.


  • Holly Gennero McClane: Only John can make somebody that crazy.


  • Sgt. Al Powell: Want a breath mint?


  • Hans Gruber: I am going to count to three. There will not be a four.


  • Hans Gruber: I wanted this to be professional, efficient, adult, cooperative. Not a lot to ask. Alas, your Mr. Takagi did not see it that way... so he won't be joining us for the rest of his life. We can go any way you want it. You can walk out of here or be carried out. But have no illusions. We are in charge.


  • John McClane: Welcome to the party pal!


  • John McClane: Now I know how a TV dinner feels.


  • John McClane: Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs
    John McClane: Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs.


  • Hostage: Store clerk: <looking at Twinkies> I thought you guys just ate donuts?
    Sgt. Al Powell: They're for my wife.
    Hostage: Store clerk: <Ring Twinkies> Yeah...
    Sgt. Al Powell: She's pregnant.
    Hostage: Store clerk: <Taking money> Yeah...
    Sgt. Al Powell: Bag it!
    Hostage: Store clerk <puts Twinkies in bag> Big time!


  • Takagi: You want money? What kind of terrorists are you?
    Hans Gruber: Who said we were terrorists?


  • Hans Gruber: "And when Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept, for there were no more worlds to conquer." Benefits of a classical education.
    Hans Gruber: And when Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept, for there were no more worlds to conquer. Benefits of a classical education.


  • Hans Gruber: What was it you said before? Yippi-ki-yay, motherf---er.
    John McClane: (Laughs)
    John McClane: [laughs]
    Hans Gruber: (Laughs)
    Hans Gruber: [laughs]
    John McClane: Holly! (Shoots Hans and henchman). Happy trails, Hans.
    John McClane: Holly! [shoots Hans and henchman] Happy trails, Hans.


  • Hans Gruber: Mr Takagi, I could talk about industrialization and men's fashion all day. However, I am far more interested in the 100 million dollars in negotiable bearer bonds hidden in your vault... and the computer controls the vault.


  • John McClane: Why don't you take THIS under consideration, motherfucker?!?
    John McClane: Why don't you take THIS under consideration, motherfucker?


  • John McClane: [imitating his wife's request] Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs.


  • Ellis: Hey babe, I negotiate million dollar deals for breakfast. I think I can handle this Eurotrash.


  • Hans Gruber: Do you really think you have a chance against us Mr. cowboy?
    John McClane: Yippie Ki Yay Motherfucker
    John McClane: Yippie Ki Yay Motherfucker.


  • Hans Gruber: You asked for miracles, I give you... the FBI.


  • Hans Gruber: We do NOT alter the plan!
    Karl: And, if HE alters it?


  • Takagi: What kind of terrorists are you?
    Hans Gruber: Mr.Takagi, who ever said we were terrorists?


  • Holly Gennero McClane: After all this, you're just a common thief.
    Hans Gruber: I am an exceptional theif, Mrs.McClane!


  • Thornburg: [After C4 Explosion] Tell me you got that!
    Cameraman: Ya.


  • Hans Gruber: [during a shootout with McClane, who is barefoot] Karl, schieƟ dem Fenster [Karl gives Hans a puzzled look. Exasperated, Hans repeats it in English] Shoot the glass the *glass!


  • Hans Gruber: [Reading what McClane wrote on the dead terrorist's shirt] "Now I have a machine gun. Ho ho ho."
    Hans Gruber: [reading what McClane wrote on the dead terrorist's shirt] Now I have a machine gun. Ho ho ho.


  • John McClane: Yippie-kay-yay motherfucker
    John McClane: Yippie-kay-yay motherfucker.


  • John McClane: Nine million terrorists in the world and I gotta kill one with feet smaller than my sister.


  • John McClane: Nine million terrorists in the world and I gotta kill one with feet smaller than my sister.


  • John McClane: Come out to the coast, we'll have a party!


  • Dispatcher: Attention whoever you are this channel is reserved for emergency calls only.
    John McClane: No fucking shit lady, does it sound like i'm ordering a pizza?


  • John McClane: Welcome to the party, Pal!


  • John McClane: Yippee Ki Yay motherfuckers!


  • John McClane: Is the building destroyed?
    Sgt. Al Powell: No, but it's gonna need a new paint job and a shit-load of screen doors.


  • Dwayne T. Robinson: We're gonna need some more FBI guys, I guess.


  • Karl: No one kills him but me.


  • John McClane: Oops. No bullets! What do you think- I'm fuckin' stupid Hans.


  • Dwayne T. Robinson: Oh god I hope that's not a hostage
    Dwayne T. Robinson: Oh god I hope that's not a hostage.


  • Hans Gruber: That's a nice suit. It'd be a shame to ruin it
    Hans Gruber: That's a nice suit. It'd be a shame to ruin it.


  • Hans Gruber: Who said we were terrorists?


  • John McClane: No f--ing s-- lady! Does it sound like I'm ordering a pizza?!


  • John McClane: "Now i know what a T.V. dinner feels like."
    John McClane: Now I know what a T.V. dinner feels like.
    John McClane: "Come out to da coast, we'll get togetha, have a few laughs."


  • John McClane: Why didn't you try to stop 'em, John?? Because then you'd be dead too, asshole!! Think goddammit, think!
    John McClane: Why didn't you try to stop'em, John? Because then you'd be dead too, asshole! Think goddammit, think!


  • Hans Gruber: Get the detonators.


  • Hans Gruber: Mr. Mystery Guest? Are you still there?
    John McClane: Yeah, I'm still here. Unless you wanna open the front door for me.
    Hans Gruber: Uh, no, I'm afraid not. But, you have me at a loss. You know my name but who are you? Just another American who saw too many movies as a child? Another orphan of a bankrupt culture who thinks he's John Wayne? Rambo? Marshal Dillon?
    John McClane: Was always kinda partial to Roy Rogers actually. I really like those sequined shirts.
    Hans Gruber: Do you really think you have a chance against us, Mr. Cowboy?
    John McClane: Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker.


  • John McClane: Yippie-Kai-Yay, Motherfucker!
    John McClane: Yippie-Kai-Yay, motherfucker!


  • Ellis: Hey babe, I negotiate million dollar deals for breakfast. I think I can handle this Eurotrash.


  • John McClane: Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker!


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