All you need is love, John Lennon, smart man, shot in the back, very sad.

Julius Levinson

Constance: Haven't you ever wanted to be part of something special?
David Levinson: I was part of something special.

Let's kick the tires and light the fires, big daddy!

Capt. Jimmy Wilder

[impersonating Rev. Jesse Jackson] Why we are on this particular mission, we'll never know. But I do know, here today, that the Black Knights will emerge vic-torious once again.

Capt. Jimmy Wilder

[punches out alien] Welcome to earth.

Captain Steven Hiller

If I had known I was gonna meet the president, I would've worn a tie. Look at me, I look like a schliemiel.

Julius Levinson

David Levinson: Tunnel. Tunnel. Tunnel. Left, exit, exit.
Captain Steven Hiller: Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!

If you're so smart, tell me something, how come you go to M.I.T. for 8 years to become a cable repairman?

Julius Levinson

That's what you get! Ha Ha! Look at you! Ship's all banged up! Who's the man? Huh? Who's the man? Wait till I get another plane! I'm a line ya friends up right beside you! Where ya at, huh? Where ya at?

Captain Steven Hiller

Captain Steven Hiller: Oops.
David Levinson: What do you mean, oops?
Captain Steven Hiller: Some jerk put this...
David Levinson: Don't say "oops" ...
Captain Steven Hiller: What do you say we try that again?
David Levinson: Yes, yes. Yes. Without the "oops." Thataway.

Everyone's trying to get out of Washington, and we're the only schmucks trying to get in.

Julius Levinson

Gen. Gray: Are you all right?
President Thomas Whitmore: I saw... its thoughts. I saw what they're planning to do. They're like locusts. They're moving from planet to planet... their whole civilization. After they've consumed every natural resource, they move on... and we're next. Nuke 'em. Let's nuke the bastards.

The Roland Emerich alien invasion flick Independence Day is one of the best of its kind.

FREE Movie Newsletter

Independence Day Quotes

All you need is love, John Lennon, smart man, shot in the back, very sad.

Julius Levinson

Payback's a bitch, ain't it?

Russel Casse