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The Most Memorable Sci-Fi Movie Quotes 

Jason Bancroft
April 15, 2020 344 votes 40 voters 26 items

The coolest sci-fi film quotes may give you inspiration for the future, or they may fill you with horror about what the world could be like not too far away. These quotes span decades. Some were uttered by brave warriors while others were said by aliens at the farthest reaches of space. Sci-fi is a unique genre because it allows filmmakers to talk about the world of today but in a different context. That becomes readily available when you see how the best science fiction movie quotes are so applicable to the world we live in. 

What do you think are the best sci-fi movie quotes of all time? Vote for your favorites, and may the Force be with you. 

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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Memorable Sci-Fi Movie Quotes
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"May the Force be with you."

- Obi-Wan Kenobi

Actors: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Alec Guinness, + more

Released: 1977

Directed by: George Lucas

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Aliens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Memorable Sci-Fi Movie Quotes
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"Get away from her, you b*tch!"

- Ripley

Actors: Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, + more

Released: 1986

Directed by: James Cameron

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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Memorable Sci-Fi Movie Quotes
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"I'll be back."

- The Terminator

Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Biehn, + more

Released: 1984

Directed by: James Cameron

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Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Memorable Sci-Fi Movie Quotes
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"Take your stinking paws off me, you damn dirty ape!"

- George Taylor

Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti, Charlton Heston, Tim Roth, + more

Released: 2001

Directed by: Tim Burton

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