Ben Gates: Dad, where are the letters?
Patrick Gates: I don't have them, son.
Ben Gates: [pause] What?
Patrick Gates: I don't have them.
Ben Gates: [Another pause] Where are they?
Patrick Gates: I *donated* them to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.
Ben Gates: Time to go.

Ian Howe: You all right, Ben? No broken bones? A jump like that could kill a man.
Ben Gates: No, it was cool. You should try it some time.

Riley Poole: Do you actually know who the first person to come up with the idea of daylight savings time was?
Abigail Chase, Ben Gates: Benjamin Franklin.
[Riely stomps down his foot in disappointment]

Powell: [referring to the underground staircase] How do a bunch of people with hand tools build all this?
Ben Gates: The same way the built the pyramids, and the Great Wall of China.
Riley Poole: Yeah... the aliens helped them.

Ben Gates: Do you trust me?
Abigail Chase: Yes.

Abigail Chase: You're treasure hunters, aren't you?
Ben Gates: We're more like treasure protectors.

Abigail Chase: What let you to assume there's this invisible map?
Ben Gates: We found an engraving on the stem of a 200-year-old pipe.
Riley Poole: Owned by the Free Masons.
Abigail Chase: May I see the pipe?
Riley Poole: We don't have it.
Abigail Chase: Did Bigfoot take it?

It's surrounded by guards... video monitors... and little families from Iowa... and little kids on their eighth grade field trips.

Riley Poole

Who wants to go down the creepy tunnel inside the tomb first?

Riley Poole

Malcolm Crowe: [after realizing what has happened] I think I can go now. Just needed to do a couple of things. I needed to help someone; I think I did. And I needed to tell you something: You were never second, ever. I love you. You sleep now. Everything will be different in the morning.
Anna Crowe: [in her sleep] Good night, Malcolm...
Malcolm Crowe: Good night, sweetheart.

Stuttering Stanley! Stuttering Stanley! Stuttering Stanley!

Cole Sear

Lynn Sear: Cole, you're scaring me.
Cole Sear: They scare me too sometimes.
Lynn Sear: They?
Cole Sear: Dead people.

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