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The Abyss

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Directed by: James Cameron
Written by: James Cameron
Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn
Released on: August 9, 1989
Taglines: Believe your eyes.

The Abyss Quotes

When it comes to the safety of these people, there's me and then there's God, understand?

Keep your pantyhose on.

Howdy. Uh... How are you guys doin'?

Lew Finler : Bud, did you know your hand is blue?
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman : Finler, why don't you just shut up and put your gear on?

Alan "Hippy" Carnes : You know, we got Russian subs creepin' around; anythin' goes wrong they can say whatever they want happened! Give their folks medals!
Virgil 'Bud' Brigman : Relax, will ya? You're makin' the women nervous.
Lindsey Brigman : Cute, Virgil.

Virgil : Brigman here. Yeah, Kirkhill, what's going on? Yeah, I'm calm. I'm a calm person. Is there some reason I shouldn't be calm?
Virgil : WHAT?

She didn't leave me. She just left me behind.

How do you know they're really gonna do it? Where do you get off passing judgment on us? You can't be sure. How do you know?

When you're hanging on by your fingernails, you can't go waving your arms around.

We all see what we want to see. Coffey looks and he sees Russians. He sees hate and fear. You have to look with better eyes than that.

Lindsey Brigman : Explorer, this is Cab Three, starting our descent along the umbilical.
'Sonny' Dawson : Roger that, Cab Three. Good luck.
Lindsey Brigman : Luck is not a factor.

It's not easy being a cast-iron bitch. It takes discipline, and years of training... A lot of people don't appreciate that.

Virgil, you wiener.

It says... It says, uh... "Virgil Brigman back on the air".

Whoa! I don't remember someone putting a wall here.

So raise your hand if you think that was a Russian water-tentacle.

I need you to believe me right now. Please?

I know how alone you feel... alone in all that cold blackness... but I'm there in the dark with you. Oh Bud you're not alone... Oh, God. You remember that time - you were pretty drunk, you probably don't remember - but the power went out in that little apartment we had on Orange Street? We were staring at that one little candle, and I, I said something really dumb like, that candle was me, and like every one of us is out there alone in the dark in this life... and you just, you just lit up another candle and you put it beside mine and said "No! See, that's me. That's me"... and we stared at the two candles, and then... well, if you remember any of this, I'm sure you remember the next part. But there are two candles in the dark. I'm with you. I'll always be with you Bud, I promise that.

Hang on, gentleman. Touchdown. Crowd goes wild.

The bad news is we got eight hours in this can blowin' down... And the worse news is, it's gonna take us three weeks to decompress later.

I saw these things. I touched one of them. And... It wasn't some clunky steel can... like we would build. It glided. It was the most beautiful thing I've ever seen. Oh, God, I wish you'd been there. It was a machine. It was a machine, but it was alive. It was like a... like a dance of light. Please. You have to trust me. Now, I don't think they mean us any harm. I don't know how I know that. It's just... a feeling.

I know, but we could get lucky, right? So we should go for it.

So, raise your hand if you thought that was a Russian water tentacle.

These guys are about as much fun as a tax audit.

We don't need them. We can't trust them. We may have to take steps. We're gonna have to take steps.

It went straight for the warhead, and they think it's cute.

Everybody just stay calm. The situation is under control.

Sniff something? Did ya, rat boy?

We have no way of warning the surface. And you know what that means? It means, whatever happens, is up to us.

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