Here are some of the best "Guardians of the Galaxy" quotes, featuring the best dialogue from one of the top MCU films, which follows the adventures of five misfits and criminals who are tasked with saving the galaxy. Based on the Marvel comic of the same name, this superhero movie was directed by James Gunn using a screenplay her co-wrote with Nicole Perlman.
In "Guardians of the Galaxy," American pilot Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) stumbles upon a mysterious orb deep in space. After he is grilled by soldiers, including Korath (Djimon Hounsou), about his intentions with the orb, Peter, who has now also taken on the persona of Star-Lord, learns that the villainous Ronan (Lee Pace) is set on destroying the galaxy.
To keep himself and everyone else safe, Peter joins with a group of unlikely heroes to form the Guardians of the Galaxy. Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista), Groot (Vin Diesel) and Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper) are all tasked by Nova Prime Irani Rael (Glenn Close) and Rhomann Dey (John C. Reilly) with taking down Ronan and saving the galaxy from assured destruction.
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Korath the Pursuer: "Drop it, now!"
Peter Quill/Star-Lord: "Uh, hey! Hey, cool, man. No problem, no problem, at all!"
Korath the Pursuer: "How do you know about this?"
Peter Quill/Star-Lord: "I don't even know what that is. I'm just a junker, man. I was just checking stuff out."
Korath the Pursuer: "You don't look like a junker. You're wearing ravager garb."
Peter Quill/Star-Lord: "It's just an outfit, man. Ninja turtle, you better stop poking me."
Korath the Pursuer: "What is your name?"
Peter Quill/Star-Lord: "My name is Peter Quill. Okay? Dude, chill out."
Korath the Pursuer: "Move!"
Peter Quill/Star-Lord: "Why?"
Korath the Pursuer: "Ronan may have questions for you."
Peter Quill/Star-Lord: "Hey, you know what. There's one other name you might know me by: Star Lord."
Korath the Pursuer: "Who?"
Peter Quill/Star-Lord: "Star-Lord, man! The legendary outlaw. Guys? Forget this."
Nova Prime Rael: "Our world is facing an unstoppable threat. We can't do this alone."
Rhomann Dey: "I know someone who can help. They call themselves the Guardians of the Galaxy. They're a band of mercenaries."
Nova Prime Rael: "12 billion people are depending on criminals, misfits and thugs?"
Nova Corps Officer: "That's some of the nicer things I've heard said about them."
Rhomann Dey: "We arrested these five on Xandar. Check out their rap sheets… Drax: AKA the Destroyer. Since his wife and family were killed, he's been on a rampage across the galaxy in a search for vengeance. Gamora: Soldier, assassin, wanted on over a dozen counts of murder. Rocket: Wanted on over 50 charges of vehicular theft and escape from custody."
Nova Corps Officer: "What the hell?"
Rhomann Dey: "Groot: He's been traveling recently as Rocket's personal houseplant slash muscle. Peter Jason Quill. He's also known as Star-Lord."
Nova Corps Officer: "Who calls him that?"
Rhomann Dey: "Himself, mostly. He's wanted largely on charges of minor assault, public intoxication and fraud… They call themselves the Guardians of the Galaxy."
Nova Corps Officer: "What a bunch of a-holes!"
Peter Quill/Star-Lord: "So here we are, a thief, two thugs, an assassin and a maniac. But we're not going to stand by as evil wipes out the galaxy. I guess we're stuck together, partners."Peter looks upon his new partners and tries to get them somewhat into a cohesive team. Considering their backgrounds, that might take some work.