Major Tom Baxter Quotes in The Rock (1996)


Major Tom Baxter Quotes:

  • Captain Darrow: Excuse me, general... but what about the fucking money?

    General Hummel: There is no fucking money. The mission's over.

    Captain Frye: Bullshit it's over!

    Major Tom Baxter: You're talking to a General, soldier! Maintain discipline.

    Captain Darrow: I'm not a soldier, Major. The day we took hostages, we became mercenaries. And mercenaries get paid. I want my FUCKING money!

  • Captain Darrow: Sergeant Crisp, secure the General. I'm relieving you of command, sir.


    Captain Darrow: SERGEANT.

    [Sergeant Crisp pulls out his pistol and reaches for General Hummel's gun holster]

    Sergeant Crisp: I'll have that sidearm, sir.

    [General Hummel pulls out his pistol from behind his back and points it at Sergeant Crisp]

    General Hummel: You mean this sidearm?

    [Captains Frye and Darrow pull out their pistols and point them at General Hummel]

    Captain Frye: Major Baxter, you're either with us or against us.

    Major Tom Baxter: It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve with you, General.

    [Pulls out his pistol and points it General Hummel]

    Major Tom Baxter: But like he said, it's over.

    [Shoots Captain Darrow]

  • Major Tom Baxter: We're asking them. We're asking them for a new deadline.

    General Hummel: Put the phone down.

    Major Tom Baxter: The men are falling apart!

    General Hummel: The men are Marines!

    Major Tom Baxter: Are they?

    [Hummel is silent]

    Major Tom Baxter: I want to talk to General Kramer.

    General Hummel: You've been asked by an old friend.

    Major Tom Baxter: Put him on the phone right now.

    General Hummel: You're being ordered by a superior officer.

    Major Tom Baxter: This is Major Baxter...!

    General Hummel: [draws] Now you're being given your last chance by a man with a gun. Put the phone down.

  • Major Tom Baxter: I thought you weren't ready to kill.

    General Hummel: I'm warmin' up.

  • Captain Frye: You changed the coordinates, didn't you, General?

    General Hummel: That's affirmative, Captain.

    Sergeant Crisp: So now they think we're gutless, the feds? They think we won't actually do it?

    Captain Frye: They're going to come at us with everything they got. Air and sea. They're going to bomb our ass back to the Stone Age.

    Major Tom Baxter: They don't know we missed on purpose.

    Captain Frye: Great. We're not gutless, we're incompetent.

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