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Top Gun

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Directed by: Tony Scott
Written by: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr.
Starring: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis
Released on: May 16, 1986
Taglines: From the Producers of Beverly Hills Cop and Flashdance

Top Gun Quotes

I think I'll go embarrass myself with Goose. image

I think I'll go embarrass myself with Goose.

That son of a bitch cut me off! image

That son of a bitch cut me off!

 Any of you boys seen an aircraft-carrier around here? image

Any of you boys seen an aircraft-carrier around here?

You don't have time to think up there. If you think, you're dead. image

You don't have time to think up there. If you think, you're dead.

 Standby, Viper's coming down. image

Standby, Viper's coming down.

 Jesus, this guy's good! image

Jesus, this guy's good!

 I'll hit the brakes, he'll fly right by. image

I'll hit the brakes, he'll fly right by.

You're not going to be happy unless you're going Mach 2 with your hair on fire. image

You're not going to be happy unless you're going Mach 2 with your hair on fire.

Maverick, you big stud... Take me to bed or lose me forever. image

Maverick, you big stud... Take me to bed or lose me forever.

Slider : Goose, whose butt did you kiss to get in here anyway?
Goose : The list is long, but distinguished.
Slider : Yeah, well so is my Johnson.

The defense department regrets to inform you that your sons are dead because they were stupid.

No, no, no, no. There's two "Os" in Goose, boys.

Is this your idea of fun, Mav?

Come on, Mav, do some of that pilot shit!

Great balls of fire!

Thanks, Mav, that was really great. Oh, shit! Maybe I should become a truck driver. Mav, do you remember the number of that truck driving school that was on TV the other night, Truck America or something like that?

Maverick : I feel the need...
Maverick , Goose : ...the need for speed!

Maverick : Tower, this is Ghost Rider requesting a flyby.
Air Boss Johnson : Negative, Ghost Rider, the pattern is full.

Stinger : Maverick, you just did an incredibly brave thing. What you should have done was land your plane! You don't own that plane, the tax payers do! Son, your ego is writing checks your body can't cash. You've been busted, you lost your qualifications as section leader three times, put in hack twice by me, with a history of high speed passes over five air control towers, and one admiral's daughter!
Goose : Penny Benjamin?
you asshole, you're lucky to be here!
Goose : Thank you, sir.
Stinger : And let's not bullshit Maverick. Your family name ain't the best in the Navy. You need to be doing it better, and cleaner than the other guy. Now what is it with you?
Maverick : Just want to serve my country, be the best pilot in the Navy, sir.
Stinger : Don't screw around with me Maverick. You're a hell of an instinctive pilot. Maybe too good. I'd like to bust your butt but I can't. I got another problem here. I gotta send somebody from this squadron to Miramar. I gotta do something here, I still can't believe it. I gotta give you your dream shot! I'm gonna send you up against the best. You two characters are going to Top Gun.

Stinger : And if you screw up just this much, you'll be flying a cargo plane full of rubber dog shit out of Hong Kong!
Maverick : Yes, sir!

Too close for missles, I'm switching to guns.

Maverick : Tower, this is Ghost Rider requesting a flyby.
Air Boss Johnson : Negative, Ghost Rider, the pattern is full.

Stinger : And if you screw up just this much, you'll be flying a cargo plane full of rubber dog shit out of Hong Kong!
Maverick : Yes, sir!

Talk to me, Goose.

I think I'll go embarrass myself with Goose.

Stinger : They gave you your choice of duty, son. Anything, anywhere. Do you believe that shit? Where do you think you wanna go?
Maverick : I thought of being an instructor, sir.
Stinger : Top Gun?
Maverick : Yes, sir.
Stinger : God help us.

That son of a bitch cut me off!

Any of you boys seen an aircraft-carrier around here?

You don't have time to think up there. If you think, you're dead.

Standby, Viper's coming down.

Radio Operator : Maverick, you're at 3/4 of a mile. Call the ball.
Maverick : Roger. Maverick has the ball.

Jesus, this guy's good!

I'll hit the brakes, he'll fly right by.

Too close for missles, I'm switching to guns.

You're not going to be happy unless you're going Mach 2 with your hair on fire.

Maverick, you big stud... Take me to bed or lose me forever.

Maverick, it's not your flying, it's your attitude. The enemy's dangerous, but right now you're worse. Dangerous and foolish. You may not like who's flying with you, but whose side are you on?

The plaque for the alternates is down in the ladies room.

Mitchell, I'm sorry about Goose. Everybody liked him. I'm sorry.

Mayday, mayday, Mav's in trouble. He's in a flat spin, he's heading out to sea.

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