5 Best 'Star Trek' Movie Quotes
The 5 best "Star Trek" movie quotes were memorable moments from one of the top movies of 2009. This re-boot of the popular science fiction television and movie series has Trekkies all over the world anxiously anticipating the sequel. When you rent "Star Trek", be sure you listen for these top quotes from this entertaining and successful movie.
- McCoy: "Dammit, man! I'm a doctor, not a physicist!" One thing that "Star Trek" television fans were wondering was how faithful this new version of the story would be to the original series. When Dr. Leonard McCoy (Karl Urban) uttered this line about halfway through the movie, fans all over the world rejoiced as it became obvious that the producers of "Star Trek" were going to keep familiar characteristics intact.
- Kirk: "You know, going back in time, changing history; that's cheating." The character of James Tiberius Kirk (Chris Pine) had many of the good quotes in "Star Trek", but this entry into the list of the best "Star Trek" movie quotes is special because it shows how Kirk proceeds through life without paying attention to how he is acting. This quote came out when Kirk was talking to the older Spock (Leonard Nimoy) and Spock wound up reminding Kirk that cheating is something Kirk is known for.
- Kirk: "So what kind of combat training do you have?" - Sulu: "Fencing." As James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) and Hikaru Sulu (John Cho) anxiously wait to air drop into a dangerous situation, Kirk decides to ask Sulu about the military combat training Sulu claimed to have when he volunteered for the mission. Sulu's answer of fencing caused Kirk's facial expression to drop. But, in the end, it was Sulu's fencing skills that saved the day.
- "I may throw up on you." This line is one of the best "Star Trek" movie quotes because it is used to tie together the relationship of McCoy and Kirk. The line is first used by McCoy when he meets Kirk on the cadet shuttle that is taking them both to cadet school. Later in the movie, McCoy injects Kirk with a foreign virus to get Kirk aboard the Entreprise as his McCoy's patient. The ill-effects of the shot cause Kirk to utter the line as the two are on the shuttle headed towards the Enterprise.
- Kirk: "Showing them compassion. It may be the only way to earn peace with Romulus. It's logic, Spock, I thought you'd like that." - Spock: "No, not really. Not this time." One of the things that the "Star Trek" (1966-1969) television show avoided discussing was the fact that Spock was half human. The topic would come up, but Spock always seemed able to overcome his human urges in the end. In this instance, the producers and writers of this movie were not afraid to let a little of Spock's human side come through. This quick moment of emotion showing a lack of compassion at a time when compassion was a logical solution was directed at Nero (Eric Bana), the man that destroyed Spock's home planet of Vulcan, moments before Nero and his ship were destroyed.