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Big Trouble In Little China Quotes

Big Trouble In Little China Movie Quotes
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Big Trouble in Little China (also known as John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China) is a 1986 American fantasy martial arts action-comedy film directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun and James Hong. The film tells the story of Jack Burton, who helps his friend Wang Chi rescue Wang’s green-eyed fiancée from bandits in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Here are some most famous quotes from this movie:

Big Trouble In Little China Quotes

  • Everybody relax, I’m here
  • I’m a reasonable guy. But, I’ve just experienced some very unreasonable things
  • Oh, my god, no. Please! What is that? Don’t tell me!
  • What the hell does that mean? huh? China is here, I don’t even know what the hell that means, all I know is this “Lo Pan” character comes out of thin air in the middle of a goddamn alley while his buddies are flying around on wires cutting everybody to shreds, and he just stands there waiting for me to drive my truck straight through him, with light coming out of his mouth!”
  • I’m gonna tell you about an accident, and I don’t wanna hear “act of God”!
  • You will come out no more!
    What? Huh? What’ll come out no more?
    Come on.
    Dammit!
  • Then Ching Dai will be happy and my curse will be lifted!
    And go off to rule the universe from beyond the grave.
    Indeed!
    Or check into a psycho ward, whichever comes first huh?
  • This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I’m talkin’ to whoever’s listenin’ out there.

Big Trouble In Little China Quotes

  • Which Lo Pan? Little old basket case on wheels or the ten foot tall roadblock?
  • [speaking to Lo Pan] Are you crazy… Is that your problem?
  • I’d go with you but…
    I know, there’s a problem with your face
  • Okay. You people sit tight, hold the fort and keep the home fires burning. And if we’re not back by dawn… call the president.
  • I took something. I can see things no one else can see. Why’re you dressed like that?
  • 1,2,3…We Maybe Trapped.
  • Like I told my last wife, I says, “Honey, I never drive faster than I can see. Besides that, it’s all in the reflexes.”
  • Just remember what ol’ Jack Burton does when the earth quakes, and the poison arrows fall from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake. Yeah, Jack Burton just looks that big ol’ storm right square in the eye and he says, “Give me your best shot, pal. I can take it.

Big Trouble In Little China Movie Quotes

  •  You people sit tight, hold the fort and keep the home fires burning. And if we’re not back by dawn… call the president.
  •  When some wild-eyed, eight-foot-tall maniac grabs your neck, taps the back of your favorite head up against the barroom wall, looks you crooked in the eye, and asks you if you paid your dues; you just stare that big sucker right back in the eye, and you remember what ol’ Jack Burton always says at a time like that: “Have you paid your dues, Jack? Yes sir, the check is in the mail.”
  •  When some wild-eyed, eight-foot-tall maniac grabs your neck, taps the back of your favorite head up against the barroom wall, looks you crooked in the eye, and asks you if you paid your dues; you just stare that big sucker right back in the eye, and you remember what ol’ Jack Burton always says at a time like that: ‘Have you paid your dues, Jack? Yes sir, the check is in the mail.’
  •  You just listen to the old Pork Chop Express here now and take his advice on a dark and stormy night when the lightning’s crashin’ and the thunder’s rollin’ and the rain’s coming down in sheets thick as lead. Just remember what old Jack Burton does when the earth quakes, and the poison arrows fall from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake. Yeah, Jack Burton just looks that big old storm right square in the eye and he says, “Give me your best shot, pal. I can take it.”
  • You just listen to the old Pork Chop Express here now and take his advice on a dark and stormy night when the lightning’s crashin’ and the thunder’s rollin’ and the rain’s coming down in sheets thick as lead. Just remember what old Jack Burton does when the earth quakes, and the poison arrows fall from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake. Yeah, Jack Burton just looks that big old storm right square in the eye and he says, ‘Give me your best shot, pal. I can take it.’
  •  Only a dream can kill a dream.
  •  Well, you see I’m not saying that I’ve been everywhere and I done everything. But I do know it’s a pretty amazing planet we live on here, and a man would have to be some kind of fool to think we’re all alone in this universe.

Big Trouble In Little China Movie Quotes

  • SHUT UP, Mr Burton!
  •  It’s all in the reflexes.
  •  I’m a reasonable guy. But, I’ve just experienced some very unreasonable things.
  • Ready Jack?
  •  I was born ready! (— any chance I could become a super reviewer? 🙂 —)
  • I was born ready!
  •  Not so fast, gentlemen! We got enough people droppin’ like flies around here, and where’s that getting us, huh? Nowhere…fast. You know what ol’ Jack Burton always says at a time like this?
  • Not so fast, gentlemen! We got enough people droppin’ like flies around here, and where’s that getting us, huh? Nowhere… fast. You know what ol’ Jack Burton always says at a time like this?
  •  JACK BURTON… ME! Ol’ Jack always says… what the hell.
  • JACK BURTON, ME! Ol’ Jack always says… what the hell.
  • Now this really pisses me off to no end!
  •  What does that mean? Huh? China is here, I don’t even know what the hell that means. All I know is this Lo Pan character comes out of thin air in the middle of a goddamn ally while his buddies are flying around on wires cutting everybody to shreds and he just stands there waiting for me to drive my truck straight through him, with light coming out of his mouth.
  •  “May the Wings of Liberty never lose a feather”
  •  May the wings of liberty never lose a feather.
  •  When some wild-eyed, eight-foot-tall maniac grabs your neck, taps the back of your favorite head up against the barroom wall, and he looks you crooked in the eye and he asks you if ya paid your dues, you just stare that big sucker right back in the eye, and you remember what ol’ Jack Burton always says at a time like that: “Have ya paid your dues, Jack?” “Yessir, the check is in the mail.”
  •  When some wild-eyed, eight-foot-tall maniac grabs your neck, taps the back of your favorite head up against the barroom wall, and he looks you crooked in the eye and he asks you if ya paid your dues, you just stare that big sucker right back in the eye, and you remember what ol’ Jack Burton always says at a time like that: ‘Have ya paid your dues, Jack?’ ‘Yes sir, the check is in the mail.’
  • What the hell!
  •  This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I’m talkin’ to whoever’s listenin’ out there.
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  •  What’s in the flask, Egg? Magic potion?
  • Thought so, good. What do we do, drink it?
  •  Good! Thought so.
  • Can see things no one else can see. Do things no one else can do.
  •  Real things?
  • As real as Lo Pan!
  • Hey, what more can a guy ask for?
  •  Oh, the six-demon bag!
  •  Terrific, a six-demon bag. Sensational. What’s in it, Egg?
  • Wind, fire, all that kind of thing!
  • [walking outside in the rain, Jack and Egg fight for control of the umbrella]
  • A brave man likes the feel of nature on his face, Jack.
  • Yeah, and a wise man has enough sense to get in out of the rain!
  • We take what we want and leave the rest, just like your salad bar.
  • That is not water.
  • Black blood of the earth.
  • Do you mean oil?
  •  I mean black blood of the earth.
  • Okay. But if I’m gonna be your attorney, there are a few things that I have to know that, uh, still don’t make any sense to me. Like, um, you really believe in magic?
  • You mean Chinese black magic?
  •  Oh, absolutely.
  •  Are you still serious about this? And, uh, monsters and ghosts as well, I suppose?
  •  Oh, sure. And sorcery.
  •  And I suppose that, uh, you expect me to believe in sorcery as well?
  • Of course!
  •  Because it’s real.
  • How can I know that, Mr. Shen?
  •  Yes, how? Help me out here. Please, how?
  • [Shen raises his hands, and a small bolt of lightning jumps between his palms. The lawyer stares, open-mouthed]
  • See? That was nothing. But that’s how it always begins. Very small.
  • Lo Pan is down there.
  •  Down where?
  • Where is the universe?
  •  Oh, my god, no. Please! What is that? Don’t tell me!
  • A guardian. What it sees, Lo Pan knows!
  •  You will come out no more!
  •  What? Huh? What’ll come out no more?
  • Come on.
  •  Dammit!
  •  What I’d like to do today is get your version of what happened.
  • Oh, you mean the truth.
  •  Of course. First, just state your name and your occupation for the record.
  • Oh, Egg Shen. Bus driver.
  • We’re getting close, real close. And now for some more bad news… Ready?
  •  Hey Egg! How’d you get up there?
  • It wasn’t easy!

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