Quotations from District 9
District 9 is an action-science-fiction thriller about an alien colony in South Africa. The extraterrestrial race, called "The Prawns", is living in a slum-like colony where they are exploited. However, the government is now forcing The Prawns to evicuate to a different location. One of the operatives is exposed to some alien chemicals and finds two Prawn friends in the process. Directed by Neill Blomkamp. Starring Sharlto Copley, David James, and Jason Cope. This film was nominated for four Oscars.
District 9 is perhaps one of the best movies of the 2000s. The realism of what might happen is unbelievable. Read some quotes from this fantastic film below.
Wikus Van De Merwe: [giving an Alien reproductive apparatus to co-worker] Here, you can take that, you want to keep that, as a souvenir of your first abortion, ay. You can feel like you've done one of these too.
Thomas: [beaming] Thanks, boss!
Fundiswa Mhlanga: [about Wikus Van de Merwe] He was an honest man, and he didn't deserve any of what happened to him.
Christopher Johnson's Son: How many moons does our planet have?
Christopher Johnson: Seven.
Christopher Johnson's Son: This planet only has one. I can't wait to see our planet again... it's bigger than this one, isn't it?
Christopher Johnson: [turns off holographic atlas of what seems to be the Alien home planet] Enough.
Christopher Johnson's Son: We go home now?
Christopher Johnson: Not home, no. This is where we must go.
[shows his son an MNU brochure outlining "Sanctuary Park Alien Relocation Camp" aka District 10]
Christopher Johnson: See that tent there? That might be ours.
Christopher Johnson's Son: I want to go home!
Christopher Johnson: We can't go home. Not anymore.
Automated MNU Instructional Voice: [in MNU Humvee] When dealing with aliens, try to be polite, but firm. And always remember that a smile is cheaper than a bullet.
Sarah Livingstone - Sociologist: [about Nigerian scams on the Aliens] ... where they sold cat food to the aliens for exorbitant prices.
Wikus Van De Merwe: [Head restraint brings the computer screen right in-front of him] Ooh that's very clever.
Wikus Van De Merwe: Hello, little guy! It's the sweetie man coming!
James Hope - Police Officer: I mean, you can't say they don't look like that, that's what they look like, right? They look like prawns.
Wikus Van De Merwe: [Picks up silver canister] This is an amazing find! You see it's got the marking there of... It's definitely Alien, but it, it isn't a weapon. However I still don't trust it.
[laughs, then is suddenly sprayed with Alien liquid]
Wikus Van De Merwe: Get your fokkin' tentacle out of my face!
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