Alex Hopper Quotes in Battleship (2012)
Alex Hopper Quotes:
Captain Yugi Nagata: We're going to die!
Alex Hopper: We are going to die. You're going to die, I'm going to die, we're all going to die... just not today.
[after Hopper's tactic destroys the alien ship]
Captain Yugi Nagata: I can't believe that worked!
Alex Hopper: Yeah, Art of War, "fight the enemy where they aren't." After all these years, that finally just clicked.
Captain Yugi Nagata: But that's not what it means.
Alex Hopper: ...Really?
Captain Yugi Nagata: Not even close.
Petty Officer Cora 'Weps' Raikes: We've ended up in a department run by some kind of Donald Trump-Mike Tyson mutant combo.
Alex Hopper: What was that, Petty Officer Raikes?
Petty Officer Cora 'Weps' Raikes: Nothing, sir.
Alex Hopper: I swear you said Donald Trump. Wanna clarify? I think I heard a "Mike Tyson" as well.
Petty Officer Cora 'Weps' Raikes: If you did, it was only in reference to the fact that you both project great physical intensity, sir.
Alex Hopper: That's flattering.
[as the Missouri's guns swing to bear on the alien ship]
Old Salt: Let's drop some lead on those motherf...
Alex Hopper: FIRE!
Alex Hopper: You men have given so much to your country, and no one has the right to ask any more of you... but I'm asking.
Old Salt: What do you need, son?
Alex Hopper: I need to borrow your boat.
[Hopper and Nagata prepare their rifles]
Alex Hopper: Where'd you learn to shoot?
Captain Yugi Nagata: I'm not sure how you say it in English... natsu campu... summa camp.
Alex Hopper: Summer camp?
Captain Yugi Nagata: Champion, when I was twelve.
Alex Hopper: Are you kidding me?
Chief Petty Officer Walter 'The Beast' Lynch: [as the Myoko is sinking] Sir, there are sailors in the water.
Alex Hopper: Get the guns online or we're gonna ram this thing!
Boatswain Mate Seaman Jimmy 'Ordy' Ord: Sir, the Myoko is sinking! Sir, please!
Alex Hopper: Set the course to 3-1-0!
Boatswain Mate Seaman Jimmy 'Ordy' Ord: Please, sir!
Alex Hopper: 3-1-0!
Chief Petty Officer Walter 'The Beast' Lynch: [grabs Hopper, shouting] There are sailors in the water, sir!
Alex Hopper: ...Hard a starboard.
Boatswain Mate Seaman Jimmy 'Ordy' Ord: Hard a starboard, aye, sir!
[the John Paul Jones turns away from the alien ship]
Alex Hopper: Get them out of the water.
Chief Petty Officer Walter 'The Beast' Lynch: Yes, sir.
[as the alien ship prepares to fire on them]
Alex Hopper: We only have one round left?
Captain Yugi Nagata: Yeah.
Alex Hopper: It was an honor serving with you, Captain.
Captain Yugi Nagata: The honor was mine.
Admiral Shane: [Reprimends Alex Hopper] What is wrong with you? You've got skills, but I have never, EVER seen a man waste them like you. Keep the ship out of the surf and spray...
Alex Hopper: [interrupts Admiral Shane] ... or you'll plunge to destruction. Homer, Sir.
Admiral Shane: The fact that you know that infuriates me beyond words. What my daughter sees in you is a great mystery to me. You're a very smart individual, with very weak character, leadership and decision-making skills. Do you have anything to say to me, ANYTHING?
Alex Hopper: Negative, Sir.
Admiral Shane: Enjoy these naval exercises, Hopper. They're likely to be your last. Dismissed!
Sam: You ready for this?
Alex Hopper: I'm going to walk up to him. Look at him right in the eyes.
Sam: What are you going to say?
Alex Hopper: Your daughter is the best thing that has happened to me in my entire life.It would be an honor to have your permission to marry her.
Alex Hopper: You give me five minutes, and I will get you your chicken burrito.
Sam: Five minutes... starting now.
Alex Hopper: [Swigs beer and burps] Chicken burrito time, I'm out!
Alex Hopper: You know that girl? The burrito girl?
Boatswain Mate Seaman Jimmy 'Ordy' Ord: Sir, if I could just have a minute of your time?
[He holds up his cell phone, displaying a picture of... ]
Alex Hopper: Why am I staring at a lizard?
Boatswain Mate Seaman Jimmy 'Ordy' Ord: Because this is my pet lizard, sir, Penelope the Third. And they have the exact same eyes...
Alex Hopper: You've got fifteen seconds, go.
Boatswain Mate Seaman Jimmy 'Ordy' Ord: [referring to the aliens] I tried the helmet on, and the helmet is basically extreme sunglasses, along with some hydration and some oxygen saturation, and some other stuff that I don't understand, but we took Penelope to the beach one time, which was a terrible idea. She went absolutely nuts, because she can't handle the sunlight! And I don't think they can handle it either, sir.
Alex Hopper: You try anything else on?
Boatswain Mate Seaman Jimmy 'Ordy' Ord: Negative, sir. Just the helmet.
Commander Stone Hopper: [Alex Hopper is kicked in the face in a soccer match and is awarded a penalty kick] You alright?
Alex Hopper: Yeah, I'm fine. I'm fine, I don't need your help.
Commander Stone Hopper: Bronson's gonna take it.
Commander Stone Hopper: Bronson!
Alex Hopper: What do you mean Bronson? No, negative.
Commander Stone Hopper: Bronson, you're gonna take this.
Alex Hopper: Bronson, don't move.
Commander Stone Hopper: Bonson, come here.
Alex Hopper: [Yelling] Bronson, you move one more step you're dead. Do you wanna die today? Do you wanna die?
[Bronson walks back]
Alex Hopper: Good choice, good choice!
Boatswain Mate Seaman Jimmy 'Ordy' Ord: He's definitely concussed.
Commander Stone Hopper: You just threatened one of my sailors!
Alex Hopper: Where do we find him?
Crew Member: Just fished him right out of the water.
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