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  • Capt. Frank Towns: No one else dies!


  • Elliott: I'm glad you finally see the light, Mr. Towns.
    Capt. Frank Towns: Let's get one thing strait: I'm not taking orders from you.


  • Elliott: Everyone here is dispensable except me.


  • Capt. Frank Towns: I'd do anything to avoid another "hopes and dreams" speech.
    Capt. Frank Towns: I'd do anything to avoid another 'hopes and dreams' speech.


  • AJ: I don't suppose there's a four-seasons hotel out here.


  • AJ: Checklist?
    Capt. Frank Towns: Go ahead, buddy.
    AJ: Seatbelts?
    Capt. Frank Towns: I always like to have a little something strapped to my lap. Check.


  • Kelly: You said you'd help us!
    Ian: And you said you'd find oil here!


  • Capt. Frank Towns: The longer we wait, the better chance we have of someone spotting us.


  • Elliott: (shoots injured smuggler) Well, that settles that.
    Elliott: [shoots injured smuggler] Well, that settles that.
    Capt. Frank Towns: What the h*ll is the matter with you?!
    Elliott: Oh, shut up. He would have lasted three days, drinking all of our water.
    Capt. Frank Towns: You murdered him, *sshole!
    Elliott: No, no, no. The great Captain Towns murdered him. In his infinite wisdom, he told you to go out there, and I told you not to! And now, we're one man short! You made the wrong decisions! You could have killed us all, again! I told you the plane was too heavy!
    Capt. Frank Towns: If we turned back we would have had to refuel! You remember!
    Elliott: If it weren't for you, we wouldn't be here at all!
    Capt. Frank Towns: (punches Elliot) Get up!
    Capt. Frank Towns: [punches Elliot] Get up!


  • Rodney: (muffled) Towns... don't crash... (dies)
    Rodney: [muffled] Towns... don't crash... [dies]


  • Rady: They aren't nomads.
    Rodney: How do you know?
    Rady: No women or children.


  • Jeremy: Screw this. I'm outta here!
    Ian: I'm coming with you. And I'm taking some water.
    Capt. Frank Towns: No one touches the water!
    Rodney: Hang on, what's going on here?
    Ian: What's it look like? (walks away with the water)
    Ian: What's it look like? [walks away with the water]
    Capt. Frank Towns: Hey! Get back here!


  • Kelly: Will you help us build this plane?
    Elliott: Say please.
    Kelly: You're kidding.
    Elliott: Say please!


  • Ian: (to Davis) What are you laughing at? This is your fault. You put the jinx on us!
    Ian: [to Davis] What are you laughing at? This is your fault. You put the jinx on us!


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