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!

    [tense silence]

    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.

    [Calls Bronson]

    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!

  • [from trailer]

    Alex Hopper: Where do we find him?

    Crew Member: Just fished him right out of the water.

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