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  • David: Why do you think you're people made me?
    Charlie Holloway: We made you cuz we could.
    David: Can you imagine how disappointing it would be for you, to you the same thing for me know creator.


  • David: [to Vickers] Cup of tea, mum?
    David: Cup of tea, mum?


  • Elizabeth Shaw: Final report of the vessel Prometheus. The ship and her entire crew are gone. If you're receiving this transmission, make no attempt to come to its point of origin. There is only death here now, and I'm leaving it behind. It is New Year's Day, the year of our Lord, 2094. My name is Elisabeth Shaw, last survivor of the Prometheus. And I am still searching.


  • David: "There is nothing in the desert and no man needs nothing."
    David: There is nothing in the desert and no man needs nothing.


  • Meredith Vickers: What's that on its head?
    Elizabeth Shaw: It's a new cell. In state of change.
    Meredith Vickers: Changing into what?


  • David: The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: My name is Elisabeth Shaw, last survivor of the Prometheus... And I am still searching.


  • David: The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts.


  • Peter Weyland: There's nothing.
    David: I know. Have a good journey, Mr. Weyland.


  • David: Sometimes to create, one must first destroy.


  • Meredith Vickers: A king has his reign, and then he dies. It's inevitable. That is the natural order of things.


  • Charlie Holloway: They're making you guys pretty close.
    David: Not too close, I hope.


  • Peter Weyland: There is... nothing.
    David: I know. Have a good journey Mr. Weyland.


  • David: (while combing his newly dyed hair in the mirror) The trick is, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts.
    David: [while combing his newly dyed hair in the mirror] The trick is, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: If we don't stop it, there won't be a home to go back to!


  • Meredith Vickers: Let's say I'm wrong, and you do find these "Engineers" down there. You won't engage them. You won't talk to them. You'll do nothing, but report to me.
    Meredith Vickers: Let's say I'm wrong, and you do find these 'Engineers' down there. You won't engage them. You won't talk to them. You'll do nothing, but report to me.


  • Charlie Holloway: What we hoped to achieve was to meet our makers, to get answers why they made us in the first place.
    David: Why do you think your people made me?
    Charlie Holloway: We made ya 'cause we could.
    David: Can you imagine how disappointing it would be for you to hear the same thing from your creator?


  • David: The answer is irrelevant. Does it matter why they changed their minds?
    Elizabeth Shaw: Yes. Yes it does.
    Fifield: I don't understand.
    David: Well... I guess that's because I'm a human being, and you're a robot.


  • David: But, may I ask what you hope to achieve by going there?
    Elizabeth Shaw: They created us then they tried to kill us. They changed their minds. I deserve to know why.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: I don't want to go back where we came from. I want to go where they came from. You think you can do that, David?
    David: Yes. I believe I can...


  • David: Even after all this, you still believe, don't you?


  • Elizabeth Shaw: Wait, we don't know what's on the other side.
    David: Whoops, sorry.


  • David: Whoops, sorry
    David: Whoops, sorry.


  • Meredith Vickers: A king has its reign...and then he dies. Its inevitable.


  • Janek: Why isn't that dent open?!


  • Charlie Holloway: Right there. God does not build in straight lines.


  • Meredith Vickers: If you're going down there, you're going to die.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: I don't want to go where we came from. I want to go where they came from.
    David: I don't understand.
    Elizabeth Shaw: Well, maybe that's because I'm human and you're a robot.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: Prometheus, are you seeing this?
    Elizabeth Shaw: [in an alien chamber] Prometheus, are you seeing this?


  • Peter Weyland: There is nothing.
    David: I know. Have a nice trip, Mr. Weyland.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: You don't understand, this place isn't what we thought it was. I was wrong. We were so wrong. We must leave!


  • David: Elizabeth, are you there?
    Elizabeth Shaw: Yes I'm here...
    David: Run, Elizabeth, run fast! He's coming after you!


  • David: We can go back to where we came from...
    Elizabeth Shaw: I don't want go to back to where we came from. I want to go where they came from. You think you can do that, David?
    Elizabeth Shaw: I don't want to go back where we're from. I want to go where THEY came from.
    David: Yes, I believe I can. May I ask what you hope to achieve by going there?
    David: And then what? What would you do there?
    Elizabeth Shaw: They created us. Then they tried to kill us. They changed their minds. I deserve to know why.
    Elizabeth Shaw: I want to know why they created us humans, then suddenly decided to destroy us.
    David: The answer is irrelevant. It doesn't matter why they changed their minds.
    David: Why do you wanna know the truth?
    Elizabeth Shaw: Yes - yes, it does.
    Elizabeth Shaw: Because I deserve to know the truth. you would never understand. You're a robot.
    David: I don't understand.
    Elizabeth Shaw: Well I guess that's because I'm a human being, and you're a robot.


  • David: Sometimes to create, one must first destroy.


  • Charlie Holloway: This is just another tomb.


  • David: The trick is not minding that it hurts.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: If we don't stop it, there won't be any home to go back to!


  • David: There is nothing in the desert and no man needs nothing
    David: There is nothing in the desert and no man needs nothing.


  • David: You lost your faith.


  • Meredith Vickers: 'A king has his reign, and then he dies. It's inevitable.'
    Meredith Vickers: A king has his reign, and then he dies.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: Prometheus, are you seeing this?
    Meredith Vickers: They were right..
    Janek: You wanted them to be wrong?


  • Elizabeth Shaw: If we don't stop them, there won't be any home to go back to!
    Elizabeth Shaw: If we don't stop it, there won't be any home to go back to!


  • Meredith Vickers: If you're going down there, you're going to die.


  • David: The trick William Potter is not minding that is hurts
    David: The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: You don't understand, this place isn't what we thought it was. I was wrong. We were so wrong. We must leave!


  • Elizabeth Shaw: We were so wrong. (sums up the film nicely)
    Elizabeth Shaw: My God, we were so wrong...


  • David: Why do you think your people made me?
    Charlie Holloway: We made ya 'cause we could.
    David: Can you imagine how disappointing it would be for you to hear the same thing from your creator?


  • Janek: Are you a robot?


  • David: I didn't think you had it in you. Poor choice of words.


  • Meredith Vickers: Meet me in my room in ten minutes.


  • David: The trick is, not minding it hurts.


  • Meredith Vickers: What did he say?
    David: I'm sorry that's confidential.
    Meredith Vickers: So help me God, I will find the cord that makes you run and I will cut it! What did he say?
    David: He said 'try harder'...


  • David: "Sometimes to create life you have to destroy it."
    David: Sometimes to create life, you have to destroy first.


  • David: Why did your people make me?
    David: Why did you think your people make me?
    Charlie Holloway: Because we could.
    Charlie Holloway: We made you because we could.
    David: And how would you feel if your makers said the same to you?
    David: Can you imagine how disappointing it would be for you to hear the same thing from your creator?
    Charlie Holloway: I guess it's good you can't be disappointed.


  • Meredith Vickers: A king has his reign, and then he dies. It's inevitable.
    Meredith Vickers: A king has his reign and then he diesâ?¦ it's inevitable.
    Meredith Vickers: A king has his reign and then he dies, it's inevitable.


  • David: "I didn't know you had it in you..."
    David: I didn't know you had it in you...


  • Meredith Vickers: Cheers.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: We were wrong, so wrong!!
    Elizabeth Shaw: We were wrong, so wrong!
    Elizabeth Shaw: We were wrong, we were so wrong!


  • David: How far would you go to get your answers?


  • Meredith Vickers: A king has his reign, and then he dies. It's inevitable.


  • Charlie Holloway: Cut it out! Cut it out!
    Millburn: Cut it off! Cut it off!


  • Meredith Vickers: Get back on the ship now!


  • Elizabeth Shaw: Prometheus, are you seeing this?


  • Elizabeth Shaw: Prometheus, are you seeing this?


  • Janek: Whatever that probe is picking up, it's a lifeform.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: Not a map.....an invitation.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: If we don't stop it, there won't be any home to go back to.


  • Meredith Vickers: If your going sown there, your going to die
    Meredith Vickers: If you're going down there, you're going to die.


  • David: Small hings have big beginnings
    David: Big things have small beginnings.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: This place isn't what we thought it was!


  • David: How far would you go, to get what you came all this way for? Anything and everything
    David: How far would you go, to get what you came all this way for?
    Charlie Holloway: Anything and everything.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: We were so wrong!


  • Charlie Holloway: Miss Vickers, is there an agenda that you are not telling us about?


  • Meredith Vickers: Take us home!
    Elizabeth Shaw: If we don't stop it, there won't be any home to go back to!


  • Charlie Holloway: Right there. God does not build in straight lines.


  • Elizabeth Shaw: We call them Engineers.
    Milburn: Do you mind telling us what they engineered?
    Elizabeth Shaw: They engineered us.


  • David: Big things have small beginings.


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