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39 Yippy-Ki-Yay Best Die Hard Movie Quotes

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Iconic movies from the ’80’s are very, very popular. The fact is that somehow we always end up watching some of the classics from the ’70s, ’80s and 90’s instead of the more modern ones. Well one of those gems is Die Hard movie or better yet, Die Hard movies.

All these iconic movies from the ’80’s have some of the most famous movie quotes that are used today as well. As if the movie was just released. And it seems that the quotes like these Die Hard quotes are not going any where in the near future.

We are going to cover the quotes from Die Hard, Die Hard 2 and Die Hard With The Vengeance. You will find John McClane (Bruce Willis) quotes, Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) quotes and Theo (Clarence Gilyard, Jr.) quotes.

Let’s face it. Movies today are just not comparable with the movies from the ’80’s and ’90’s. The quality, the story, the actors and the screenplay, and of course the quotes can not be compared.

About Die Hard

The first Die Hard movie was released in 1988. John McClane (Bruce Willis) is a cop who is called into action after terrorists take over a building. He has only minutes to save his wife and daughter from being killed. You are probably here looking mostly for John McClane quotes.

About Die Hard 2

In 1990, Bruce Willis returns for the sequel to Die Hard. This time he’s joined by his partner Holly Goodhead (Bonnie Bedelia). Together they try to stop a group of terrorists from blowing up Los Angeles International Airport.

About Die Hard With A Vengeance

In 1995, Bruce Willis returns for a third time to play John McClane. In this film, McClane is in Harlem and is facing a German terrorist Simon who is planning to rob the Federal Reserve Building.

Die Hard Quotes

Without further ado, here are the most popular, iconic quotes from the first movie of Die Hard series.

1. Hans Gruber:

When Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept for there were no more worlds to conquer.

2. Hans Gruber:

Now, you can break the code?


You didn’t bring me along for my charming personality.

3. John McClane:

Yippy-ki-yay mother-fu**a.

4. Channel 9 Operator:

Attention, whoever you are, this channel is reserved for emergency calls only.

John McClane:

No fu**ing sh** lady. Do I sound like I’m ordering a pizza?

5. Theo:

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except the four assholes coming in the rear, in standard two-by-two cover formation.

6. Hans Gruber:

The circuits that cannot be cut, are cut automatically in response to a terrorist incident. You asked for miracles, Theo. I give you the F.B.I.

Die Hard 2 Quotes

Next, Die Hard quotes from the second sequel.

7. Holly McClane:

The only time you even see “the people” is when you look down to see what it is you’re stepping on.

8. John McClane:

Just stay here and get ready to call the marines.

Leslie Barnes:

I thought they were the army.

John McClane:

Who gives a fu**. Just be ready.

9. Samantha Coleman:

Colonel Stuart, can we have a few words, please?

Col. Stuart:

You can have two: “Fu**” and “you.”

10. Samantha Coleman:

Come on, McClane, just a few words?

John McClane:

Okay, just a few words: Fu** off.

Samantha Coleman:

Thanks, but I already got that from Colonel Stuart.

11. Mr. Trudeau:

We just bought ourselves, maybe, two hours. After that, those planes that are low on fuel aren’t gonna be circling. They’re gonna be dropping on the White House lawn.

12. John McClane:

Just the fax ma’am.

13. John McClane:

Lesson one starts with killing policemen?! What’s lesson two?! The neutron bomb?!

Col. Stuart:

No. I think we can find something in between.

14. John McClane:

I guess I was wrong about you. You’re not an a****le after all.

Maj. Grant:

No, you were right. I’m just your kind of a****le.

15. John McClane:

Let me ask you something. What sets off the metal detectors first: the lead in you ass or the sh** in your brains?

16. John McClane:

How can the same sh** happen to the same guy twice?

17. S.W.A.T. Team Member:

Hey, a****le, what do I look like to you?!


A sitting duck.

18. Marvin:

You like it, huh? How ’bout you give me twenty bucks for it?

John McClane:

How ’bout I let you live?


Man knows how to bargain.

19. John McClane:

Oh, we are just up to our ass in terrorists again, John.

20. Maj. Grant:

Now you’re the wrong guy in the wrong place at the wrong time!

John McClane:

Story of my life.

21. John McClane:

Yippy-ki-yay mother-fu**a.

22. Sgt. Al Powell:

What’s this about?

John McClane:

Oh, just a feeling I have.

Sgt. Al Powell:

Ouch. When you get those feelings, insurance companies start to go bankrupt.

23. John McClane:

As far as I’m concerned, progress peaked with frozen pizza.

24. Col. Stuart:

Treason is merely a matter of dates.

25. Mr. Trudeau:

McClane, this what you expected?

John McClane:

No. This is just the beginning.

26. Sgt. Al Powell:

You’re not pissing in somebody’s pool, are you?

John McClane:

Yeah, and I’m fresh out of chlorine.

If you feel we missed some quotes please suggest us more in the comment section below.

Die Hard With A Vengeance Quotes

Here are some of the popular Die Hard quotes from the third sequel of Die Hard series.

27. Simon Peter Gruber:

Would a deal be out of the question?

Lt. John McClane :

Yeah, I got a deal for ya. Crawl out from under that rock you’re hiding under and I’ll drive this truck up your ass.

Simon Peter Gruber:

How . . . colorful.

28. Simon Peter Gruber:

Said Simple Simon to the pie-man going to the fair: give me your pies . . . or I’ll cave your head in.

29. Simon Peter Gruber:

Birds of a feather flock together, so do pigs and swine, rats and mice have their chance, as will I have mine.

30. Chief Walter Cobb:

We’ll be back to pick you up in fifteen minutes.

Lt. John McClane:

Take your time. I expect to be dead in four.
31. Chief Walter Cobb:

Who is this?

Simon Peter Gruber:

Call me, Simon.

Chief Walter Cobb:

What do you want?

Simon Peter Gruber:

I want to play a game.

Chief Walter Cobb:

What kind of game?

Simon Peter Gruber:

Simon says.

32. Connie Kowalski:

They made it to the phone, but there’s a problem.

Chief Walter Cobb:

What do ya mean? How big a problem?

Joe Lambert:

Oh, about 300 pounds.

33. Simon Peter Gruber:

This, gentlemen, as they say, is where the plot thickens.

34. Zeus Carver:

That’s a white man, with white problems. You deal with him. Call me when he crosses 110th street.

35. Zeus Carver:

Zeus, as in father of Apollo, mount Olympus, don’t fu** with me or I’ll shove a lightning bolt up your ass, Zeus!

35. Banker:

I thought this was a currency exchange!

Simon Peter Gruber:

Oh, I think we can go straight to the withdrawal.

36. Simon Peter Gruber:

I think he’s dead, my dear.

37. Simon Peter Gruber:

One hundred and forty billion dollars! Ten times what’s in Kentucky. Fort Knox, ha, is for tourists!

38. Lt. John McClane:

Have I oppressed you?! Have I oppressed your people somehow?! I’ll tell you what your problem is, you don’t like me ’cause you’re a racist!

Zeus Carver:


Lt. John McClane:

You’re a racist! You don’t like me ’cause I’m white.

Zeus Carver:

I don’t like you because you’re gonna get me killed.

39. Zeus Carver:

Not to get to personal, but a white man standing in the middle of Harlem, wearing a sign that says, “I hate n****rs,” has either got some serious personal issues or not all his dogs are barking.

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