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The Best Flash Gordon Movie Quotes

Updated February 6, 2019 80 votes 16 voters 1.2k views10 items

The best Flash Gordon quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from Flash Gordon, with the help of your votes. Starring Sam J. Jones and Melody Anderson, Flash Gordon was directed by Mike Hodges and released in 1980.

What is your favorite Flash Gordon quote? One memorable line was when Flash Gordon said, "I promise. Cross my heart and hope to...I really will talk to you." Another great line from Flash Gordon is, "You pitiful fool! My life is not for any earthling to give or take!" spoken by the Emperor Ming.

Vote up your top Flash Gordon quotes, regardless of which character they come from.

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    The Bore Worms

    Klytus: Bring me... the bore worms!
    Aura: No! Not the bore worms!

     

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      Why Not

      Dr. Hans Zarkov: We are only interested in friendship. Why do you attack us?
      The Emperor Ming: Why not?

       

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        Precisely Doctor

        The Emperor Ming: Every thousand years, I test each life system in the Universe. I visit it with mysteries, earthquakes, unpredicted eclipses, strange craters in the wilderness... If these are taken as natural, I judge that system ignorant and harmless - I spare it. But if the Hand of Ming is recognized in these events, I judge that system dangerous to us. I call upon the great god Dyzan, and for his greater glory...and for our mutual pleasure... I destroy it utterly.
        Dr. Hans Zarkov: You're saying... it's my fault the Earth is being destroyed?
        The Emperor Ming: Precisely... Doctor!

         

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          Before Annihilation

          The Emperor Ming: Klytus, I'm bored. What plaything can you offer me today?
          Klytus: An obscure body in the S-K system, Your Majesty. The inhabitants refer to it as the planet... Earth.
          The Emperor Ming: How peaceful it looks.
          Klytus: Most effective, Your Majesty. Will you destroy this, uh, Earth?
          The Emperor Ming: Later. I like to play with things a while... before annihilation.

           

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