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"Red Dawn" movie quotes take viewers through the action in the 2012 remake of the 1984 film of the same name. The story follows residents of one town that is taken over by North Korean forces as the residents form an army of their own to regain their freedom. Dan Bradley directs the film which was released on November 21, 2012, in the United States.

In "Red Dawn," the town of Spokane, Washington, is minding their own business, with residents working, going to school, socializing and rooting on the local high school football team, the Wolverines. But that all changes when one morning they are awakened to the sounds of war in their own community. Many are taken prisoner and the town finds themselves under enemy occupation.

"Red Dawn" focuses mainly on one family, the Eckarts. Father Tom (Brett Cullen), after instructs his sons to hide out in their family cabin, is taken prisoner but still urges his sons to fight back against the North Koreans, just as he would have done. His sons, Jed and Matt (Chris Hemsworth and Josh Peck, respectively), do just that and in the process form a small army they call the Wolverines after the local high school team. Together with Toni (Adrianne Palicki), Robert (Josh Hutcherson), Erica (Isabel Lucas), Danny (Edwin Hodge), Daryl (Connor Cruise) and Colonel Andrew Tanner (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), the Wolverines battle the North Korean military in an attempt to regain their town and their freedom.

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I'm Going to Fight

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Robert: "What am I supposed to do?"
Jed: "I'm going to fight. Anybody who wants to join is welcome to it. We'll hit them on our terms. We're the Wolverines and we create chaos."

Jed rallies his troops after the attacks by the North Koreans and urges the others to join him in the fight. The group adopts the name of Wolverines and plans their retaliation.
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This is War

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Jed: "This is war. You're fighting in your own backyard. You're fighting for your family. For them, this is just some place. For us, this is our home. It's up to all of us to fight for it."

Jed continues to inspire his group as they prepare to battle the North Koreans for their land. He remind them exactly what's at stake and how personal this battle is.
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We Inherited Our Freedom

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Jed: "We inherited our freedom. Now it's up to all of us to fight for it."

Jed remarks that their freedom, something they inherited, was previously taken for granted but not anymore as they will fight for its return.
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A New Class of Weapon

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Robert: "How did this happen?"
Col. Andy Tanner: "There's a new class of weapon. Everything went offline and never came back. They wiped us out, including US Central Command."
Jed: "We need to steal that weapon."
Col. Andy Tanner: "That'd be the foothold we need to take our homes back."

Colonel Andy Tanner explains to the group exactly how the North Koreans were able to take over their town and disable all of their infrastructure. Immediately Jed gets an idea, to steal the special weapon and retake their land.
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Messed with the Wrong Family

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Jed: "They messed with the wrong family."

Having lost loved ones by the hands of the North Korean attacks, Jed vows vengeance.
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Do What I Would Do

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Tom: "Boys, I love you both but I want you to do what I would do. Kill this piece of..."

Having been taken prisoner by the North Korean forces, Tom addresses his boys. He urges them to fight back, a move that is not taken well by the North Koreans.
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Get to the Cabin!

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Tom: "Get to the cabin! Jed, you take care of your brother. You hear me?"
Matt: "No!"
Tom: "You go now! Go now while you still can! Go!"

In a moment of panic, brothers Jed and Matt find their father following the attacks on their small town. Their father, Tom, urges them to flee the war zone in favor of their family's cabin in the woods.