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.
The Bore Worms
Klytus: Bring me... the bore worms!
Aura: No! Not the bore worms!
Dr. Hans Zarkov: We are only interested in friendship. Why do you attack us?
The Emperor Ming: Why not?
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.
Dispatch War Rocket
Colonel of Battle Control Room: General Kala! Flash Gordon approaching!
Kala: What do you mean, "Flash Gordon approaching?"
Colonel of Battle Control Room: On a Hawkman rocket-cycle. Shall I inform His Majesty?
Kala: Imbecile! The Emperor would shoot you for interrupting his wedding with this news! Fire when Gordon's in range!
Kala: He's escaping, idiot! Dispatch war rocket Ajax to bring back his body!