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These Con Air Quotes Are Based On The Action-Thriller Flick. There are so many Con Air quotes that can help you when you are tired of being in the same old rut, and all you need is a little push, a little inspiration, a smile on the face, change of mood, bring you out of the banality of life, make you laugh a little, or may even make you cry a bit, and these Con Air quotes exists just do that.

Among the several action movies that managed to make a mark among the audience is the movie Con Air which impressed the critics as well the general public. This American Action Thriller was released in the year 1997 and had quite a star cast to lure the masses into watching this. This, when coupled with a strong story, made this the massive success that it eventually turned out to be. Even after all these years this movie is still spoken about fondly and remains relevant among viewers.

The director of the movie was Simon West and it was produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Scot Rosenberg wrote an amazing script for them to work with. The casting of the movie had some star actors like John Cusack and Nicholas Cage and they did not let the audience down with their spectacular performances. The music by Trevor Mabin and Mark Mancina also managed to make a mark.

The budget for the movie was a whopping $75million but so were the rich dividends that the movie paid off when the collections came to around $225million. The story of the movie was so gripping that it managed to catch the fancy of the audience.

The story revolved around a discharged Army ranger by the name Cameron Poe. He had been convicted of murder and was imprisoned for many years although the murder was for the protection of his pregnant wife. After he was paroled and was flying in a Jailbird with one of his inmates’ things started unfolding in the flight. There is a hijack plot that has been hatched by some of the other criminals and the movie revolves around how Poe emerges as a hero and is finally united with his wife and little daughter.

The performances of the actors have been widely praised by the critics and the movie is truly a fascinating watch..

We have dug up these Con Air quotes from the depths of the internet and brought together best of these sayings in a single article. This post is probably the biggest database of Con Air Sayings in a single place. These famous Con Air quotes have the power to change your life by giving a novel outlook about the way you observe different aspects of your life. Hence, these popular Con Air quotes should be read with caution and proper understanding of the context. Here are tons of Con Air quotes that will open a treasure chest of Wisdom and experiences: –

“Put… the bunny… back in the box.”

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“Now why couldn’t you put the bunny back in the box?”

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“It means you’re the most crooked nigger on this plane!”

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“It smells like someone shit in your mouth.”

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“On any other day, that might seem strange.”

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“They somehow managed to get every freak and creep in the universe on this one plane, and then they somehow let them take it over, and then they somehow managed to stick us right smack in the middle.”

“Now, what would my daughter think of me if I left you to be dishonored and die?”

“There’s only two men I trust. One of ’em’s me, and the other’s not you.”

“If this thing goes bad, Larkin, I’m afraid my daughter won’t understand. If you see my wife again, you tell her I love her… she’s my hummingbird. I just couldn’t leave a fallen man behind.”

“Well, Baby O, it’s not exactly mai-tais and Yahtzee out here ó but let’s do it.”

“Just so’s you know, Marshal Larkin, there’s now three men I trust.”

“Don’t……..treat………women………like………that!”

“One girl… I drove through three states wearing her head as a hat.”

“What if I told you ‘insane’ was working fifty hours a week in some office for fifty years at the end of which they tell you to piss off; ending up in some retirement village hoping to die before suffering the indignity of trying to make it to the toilet on time? Wouldn’t you consider that to be insane?”

“He’s a font of misplaced rage. Name your cliche: Mother held him too much or not enough, last picked at kickball, late-night sneaky uncle, whatever. Now he’s so angry, moments of levity actually cause him pain… give him headaches. Happiness, for that gentleman, hurts.”

“Define ‘irony’: a bunch of idiots dancing around on a plane, to a song made famous by a band that died in a plane crash.”

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. I have the only gun on board. Welcome to Con Air.”

“What if I told you insane was working fifty hours a week in some office for fifty years at the end of which they tell you to piss off; ending up in some retirement village hoping to die before suffering the indignity of trying to make it to the toilet on time? Wouldn’t you consider that to be insane?”

“Ladies and Gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. I have the only gun on board. Welcome to Con Air.”

“Beautiful? Sunsets are beautiful, newborn babies are beautiful. This… this is fucking spectacular!”

“You with me, or do you need me to draw it in crayon, like usual?”

[holding a gun to Cameron Poe’s head] “Before I kill you, Poe. I just wanted you to know the last thing that little Casey Poe ever gets to smell will be *my* *stinking* *breath*!”

“Define irony. Bunch of idiots dancing on a plane to a song made famous by a band that died in a plane crash.”

“Sorry boss, but there’s only two men I trust. One of them’s me. The other’s not you.”

“The last guy who told me to have patience, I burned him down and bagged his ashes.”

“Of course you’re having trouble reaching him. He’s off saving the rain forest, or recycling his sandals or some shit.”

[to Johnny 23] “I despise rapists. For me, you’re somewhere between a cockroach and that white stuff that accumulates at the corner of your mouth when you’re really thirsty. But, in your case, I’ll make an exception.”

“This is a situation that needs to get unfucked, right now!”

“One girl, I drove through three states wearing her head as a hat.”

“Do you know what I am?”
Cameron Poe: “Ugly all day?”

“They somehow managed to get every creep and freak in the universe onto this one plane. And then somehow managed to let them take it over. And then somehow managed to stick us right smack in the middle.”

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Cyrus Grissom: [Poe and Cyrus stopped Johnny from going for Guard Bishop] “Do you fly, Johnny?”
Johnny 23: “No.”
Cyrus Grissom: “You keep that in mind when you look at her. Because if your dick jumps out of your pants, you jump off this plane.”

“Well, Baby-O, it’s not exactly mai-thais and yatzee out here but… let’s do it!”

“And if you say a word about this over the radio, the next wings you see will belong to the flies buzzing over your rotting corpse!”

“‘The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by observing its prisoners.’Dostevsky said that… after doin’ a little time.”

“Fuck you!” Cyrus Grissom said that after putting a bullet in my agent’s head, okay?”

“He told me he loved me.”

[to Poe] “Chicken shit. ‘Cause of pussies like you we lost Vietnam. I’ll tell you that.”

“See, this kinda thing puts me in a foul mood. These rules will be enforced. If there’s a hint of trouble, if any of you so much as passes gas in my direction it offends my delicate nasal passages, your testicles will become my personal property.”

“I’m DEA, d’you know what the fuck that means?”

“I don’t know how to tell ya this, Cyrus, but we are three white guys short. Or as they say in Ebonics, ‘We be fucked’.”

“You know, the next time you choose a human shield, you’re better off not picking a two-bit negro crack-head.”

“‘Lady’ is a dog in a Walt Disney movie. My name is Bishop. Guard Bishop to you.” ~ Guard Sally Bishop

“‘The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by observing its prisoners.’ Dostoevsky said that, after doing a little time.”

“Goddamn it, Poe! It’s time to fight, ****, or hit the fence! I suggest you hit the fence.” ~ Baby O

“Now why couldn’t you put the bunny back in the box?”

“All right, you damn peckerwoods! Crack the knuckles and hit the crystals. We’re about to put this baby down in a sandbox!” ~ Swamp Thing

“Before I kill you, Poe, I just want you to know that the last thing that little Casey Poe ever gets to smell will be my stinking breath.”

“Christ, they’ll be slaughtered!”

“Define ‘irony’: a bunch of idiots dancing around on a plane, to a song made famous by a band that died in a plane crash.” [referring to Lynyrd Skynyrd ]

“He’s a font of misplaced rage. Name your cliche: Mother held him too much or not enough, last picked at kickball, late-night sneaky uncle, whatever. Now he’s so angry, moments of levity actually cause him pain… give him headaches. Happiness, for that gentleman, hurts.”

“Hey, Gomer! Thought you might need a little help escorting your old lady home.” ~ Obnoxious drunk/future manslaughter victim

“I’ve got a spot on my arm just for you!”

“If this thing goes bad, Larkin, I’m afraid my daughter won’t understand. If you talk to my wife again, you tell her I love her… she’s my hummingbird. I just couldn’t leave a fallen man behind.”

“If you can’t trust a South American drug lord, who can you trust, huh?”

“It’s not difficult to surmise Nathan’s feelings towards killing these guards; and my own proclivities are, uh, well-known and often-lamented facts of penal lore, but what I’m wondering is why you have any say in it at all?”

“Just so’s you know, Marshal Larkin, there’s now three men I trust.”

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. I have the only gun on board. Welcome to Con Air.”

“Love your work!” (to Garland Green)

“Make a move and the bunny gets it.”

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“Now, what would my daughter think of me if I left you to be dishonored and die?”

“on any other day that might seem strange” after seening the corvette attached to the plane

“One girl… I drove through three states wearing her head as a hat.”

“Put the bunny back in the box.”

“Someone alerted the authorities at Carson City. Someone told them about our Lerner rendezvous. Someone even killed poor Billy Bedlam. Now, could this all be coincidence? Perhaps. Then someone went and tied a rope to our plane. So I ask you: what is going on? And I answer: we have a traitor in our midst. Now, how do we flush a traitor? I’m not sure but if we count to three I will find out who is on my team and who is not. That would be one…two…”

“Sunsets are beautiful. Newborn babies are beautiful. This–(referring to his 1967 Corvette)–this is ****ing spectacular!

“There’s only two men I trust. One of ’em’s me, and the other’s not you.”

“They somehow managed to get every freak and creep in the universe on this one plane, and then somehow managed to let them take it over, and then they somehow managed to stick us right smack in the middle.”

“They’d call me Johnny Six Hundred if they knew the truth.”

“This is a situation that needs to get un-****ed, right now!”

“Well, Baby O, it’s not exactly mai-tais and Yahtzee out here — but let’s do it.”

“Well, of course you’re having trouble reaching him! He’s off saving the rain forest or recycling his sandals or some shit!”

“What do you think I’m gonna do? I’m gonna save the ****in’ day.”

“What if I told you ‘insane’ was working fifty hours a week in some office for fifty years at the end of which they tell you to piss off; ending up in some retirement village hoping to die before suffering the indignity of trying to make it to the toilet on time? Wouldn’t you consider that to be insane?”

“What you got there, Poe, is a walking, talking reason to rehabilitate.” ~ Guard Sally Bishop

“When this is over, so are you, you little prick!”

“When you wake up, Bishop, I’ll be Johnny Twenty-Four.”

“Where’s Sandino? (Sandino’s plane roars out of the hangar) That’s my ****ing plane!”

“Yeah, well I’d still like to crush his larynx with my boot!”

“(after Sandino’s plane crashes) “Looks like you missed your connection”.

“Billy Bedlam: I thought I heard you say you was on north block.”
Poe: That’s right.
Billy Bedlam: Funny thing. I was on north block. I don’t know you.
Poe: Now what do you think that means? Nothing. Not diddly-shit. See, there were 160 cats on north block, and I didn’t want to know 159 of them. Which included you! What do you think about that?”

“Cyrus the Virus: If we let you out, you gonna play nice, Billy?
Billy Bedlam: [smiling] Probably not.
[Cyrus opens Billy’s cage]”

“Cyrus the Virus: Thanks Poe. You’ve proven to be a most useful mammal.
Cameron Poe: “Many hands make light work.” My daddy taught me that.
Cyrus: You know what my daddy taught me?
Poe: What’s that?
Cyrus: Nothin’.
Poe: Self educated man.”

“Cyrus: Good now here are the rules, I’m going to ask a question and then you will ask a question.
Larkin: Okay.
Cyrus: Okay, here’s my first question. In Carson City your boys were onto us, how?
Maloy: One of the guards- (Is cut off by Larkin)
Larkin: One of the guards faked a heart attack and we had to remove his restraints, okay?
Cyrus: Alright, now what’s your question?
Larkin: Where are you going with my plane, Cyrus?
Cyrus: We’re going to Disney Land.
Larkin: You’re lying, Cyrus.
Cyrus: So are you, Vince.”

“Diamond Dog: Yee-ha! What’s on your mind, hillbilly?
Cameron Poe: Now, let’s see, what was I thinking? Oh, yeah — “Yee-ha,” that’s right. I was just wondering what a black militant – that would be you – is doin’ taking orders from a white boy on a power trip? Now don’t you think that’s strange?
Diamond Dog: A means to an end my white friend, a means to an end. See, I can play house nigga till we get to where we’re going… and then, the day of the Dog begins…shh.”

“Johnny “23” Baca: Shit, that’s Garland Green, man.
Cameron Poe: The Marietta Mangler.
“Baby O” Odell: That skinny little man butchered thirty-some people up and down the eastern seaboard. They say the way he killed those people makes the Manson Family look like the Partridge Family!
Poe: Well…he’s on the right flight.”

“Little girl: Are you sick?
Garland Green: Why do you ask?
Little girl: You look sick.
Garland: I am sick.
Little girl: Do you take medicine?
Garland: There is no medicine for what I have.”

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“Vince Larkin: We pick up Mr. Sendino in Carson City. From then until the plane lands in Alabama, we’ve got two hours to get him to talk. We got you a seat right next to him. He’s known to be somewhat garrulous in the company of thieves.
Duncan Malloy: “Garrulous”? What the **** is “garrulous”?
Larkin: That would be loquacious, verbose, effusive… how about chatty?
Malloy: (snorts) What’s with dictionary boy, here?
Larkin: Thesaurus boy, I think, is more appropriate.”

“(Cyrus Grissom is holding the pilot at gunpoint.)
Cyrus the Virus: Say there was a disturbance but you’ve got it under control. Say it, or I will kill you.
Pilot: Without me you got nobody to fly the plane.
Cyrus: I never think that far ahead.”

“(Cyrus has made a map in the dirt using various bits of junk to represent buildings at Lerner Field.)
Cyrus: Considering my audience, I’m gonna make this very quick and very simple. (points with a stick) This is the boneyard. This is the hangar. This is our plane.
Viking: What’s that? (points at a rock.)
Cyrus: That’s a rock.
Viking: O-okay.
Cyrus: The convoy will enter the boneyard here. Initially, we take out the first car, then we take out the last, creating a trap… an airtight cage filled with lots and lots of dead people. Nathan, get everybody in position, yeah? And bring me those propane tanks!”

“(In the plane’s hold, Billy Bedlam has found Poe’s personal effects — including Poe’s parole certificate and the stuffed bunny he bought for his daughter.)
Poe: Put the bunny back in the box.
Billy Bedlam: I knew you was a punk, and I was right. You been playing us all along. You’re a free man.
Poe: I said, “Put the bunny back in the box”!”

“Garland Green: Two went down. One came up.
Poe: Wasn’t my fault.
Garland: Well, you don’t have to tell me. Most murders are crimes of necessity rather than desire. But the great ones… Dahmer, Gacy, Bundy… they did it because it excited them.
Poe: Don’t you… I got nothing in common with them — with you! Don’t you talk to me! They were insane!
Garland: Now you’re talking semantics.”

“(Swamp Thing fiddles with the plane’s transponder, trying to disconnect it)
Pinball: You the Swamp Thing?
Swamp Thing: That’s right.
Pinball: You flyin’ the plane?
Swamp Thing: That’s right.
(Swamp Thing finishes and hands him the transponder)
Pinball: It’s amazing the shit you white trash know.
Swamp Thing: That’s right!”

“(singing) “Oh, nothing makes me sadder than the agent lost his bladder in the… Ai-ai-airplane…”

“[after being asked “Are you crazy?”] “According to my last psych evaluation…yes.”

“[on Cyrus “The Virus” Grissom] This one has done it all. Kidnapping, robbery, murder, and extortion. His name is Cyrus Grissom, A.K.A. Cyrus the Virus. Thirty-nine years old, twenty-five of them spent in our institutions. But he’s bettered himself on the inside. Earned two degrees, including his juris doctorate. He’s also killed eleven fellow inmates, incited three riots, and escaped twice. Likes to brag he’s killed more men than cancer. Cyrus is a poster child for the criminally insane. He’s a true product of the system.

“[on Diamond Dog] Nathan Jones, A.K.A. Diamond Dog. Former general of the Black Guerillas. He blew up a meeting of the National Rifle Association saying, and I quote, “They represented the basest negativity of the white race.” He wrote a book in prison, “Reflections in a Diamond’s Eye.” New York Times called it a wakeup call for the black community. They’re talking to Denzel for the movie.

“[on William “Billy Bedlam” Bedford] “He caught his wife in bed with another man, left them alone, drove four towns over to his wife’s family’s house. Killed her parents, her brothers, her sisters, even her dog.”

“[while slamming Johnny 23’s head into a cage repeatedly] “Don’t treat women like that!”

“There’s no medicine for what I have.”

“One wrong flight can ruin your whole day.”

“Get Ready to Fly.”

“Buckle Up!”

“They were deadly on the ground. Now they have wings.”

“Welcome to Con Air.”

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