26 Amazing 'Armageddon' Quotes From The 1998 Action Film

Divya Raghav
Dec 12, 2023 By Divya Raghav
Originally Published on Feb 19, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
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The 1998 American film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer is one of the best films by Michael Bay.

The main plot of this film concerns an asteroid that threatens to collide with Earth. NASA then sends a group of blue-collar deep-core drillers to stop this collision from happening.

The main cast of this film includes Bruce Willis as Harry Stamper, Steve Buscemi as Rockhound, Billy Bob Thornton as Dan Truman, Peter Stormare as Lev Andropov, Ben Affleck as A.J. Frost, William Fichtner as Willie Sharp, Owen Wilson as Oscar Choi, Michael Clarke Duncan as Bear, Liv Tyler as Grace Stamper, Will Patton as Chick.

When NASA found about the Texas-sized asteroid is going to hit Earth, they contact Harry Stamper as he is the best deep-sea oil driller in the world.

When he agreed to help, he and his team came to the United States, and after the training and with the approval of the United States government, the crew launched to save the world.

Twenty years ago 'Armageddon', the action-packed, blockbuster movie about the oil drillers who went into space to destroy an Earth-bound asteroid earned over $553 million globally created its 1998s prime film, and become Disney's most expensive film at that time, worth the investment.

In this film, there are a lot of amazing 'Armageddon' quotes that are inspirational as well as funny which are worth the read. Now let's have a look at some of the quotes about armageddon.

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Steve Buscemi Armageddon Quotes

Here are some 'Armageddon' Rockhound quotes played by Steve Buscemi in the film which are very funny.

1. "This place is like Dr. Seuss's worst nightmare."

- Rockhound, 'Armageddon'.

2. "Wow. Got a great view of the Earth from here. Too bad we'll never set foot on her again."

- Rockhound, 'Armageddon'.

3. "Well, it's about time, I haven't thrown up in about an hour."

- Rockhound, 'Armageddon'.

4. "Guess what guys, it's time to embrace the horror! Look, we've got front row tickets to the end of the earth!"

- Rockhound, 'Armageddon'.

Peter Stormare Armageddon Quotes

Here are some of the best lines of Lev Andropov played by Peter Stormare.

5. "I am not a gas station. This is a sophisticated laboratory."

- Lev Andropov, 'Armageddon'.

6. "I am the only certified astronaut and I'm saving you American!"

- Lev Andropov, 'Armageddon'.

7. "Now I'm really a Russian hero!"

- Lev Andropov, 'Armageddon'.

8. "Components? American components, Russian components, all made in Taiwan!"

- Lev Andropov, 'Armageddon'.

Best Of Bruce Willis Quotes

Harry Stamper played by Bruce Willis is the main character of the film and he delivered some famous lines in 'Armageddon'. Here are the best Bruce Willis quotes 'Armageddon' has to offer

9. "Houston, you have a problem. You see, I promised my little girl that I'd be comin' home. Now I don't know what you people are doing down there, but we've got a hole to dig up here."

- Harry Stamper, 'Armageddon'.

10. "For god's sakes, think about what you're doin'. Why are you listening to someone that's a 100,000 miles away? We're here, nobody down there can help us. So if we don't get this job done, everybody's gone."

- Harry Stamper, 'Armageddon'.

11. "None of you have to go. We can all just sit here on Earth, wait for this big rock to crash into it, kill everything and everybody we know. United States government just asked us to save the world. Anybody wanna say no?"

- Harry Stamper, 'Armageddon'.

12. "I'm gonna give you three seconds to shut this bomb down, and then I'm gonna make you shoot me."

- Harry Stamper, 'Armageddon'.

Best Of Armageddon Movie Quotes

Here are some famous quotes from all the characters in 'Armageddon' .

13. "You know we're sitting on four million pounds of fuel, one nuclear weapon, and a thing that has 270,000 moving parts built by the lowest bidder. Makes you feel good, doesn't it?"

- Rockhound, 'Armageddon'.

14."This is great. We just happen to run into the Grand Canyon on the asteroid."

- A.J, 'Armageddon'.

15. "Get off...the nuclear...warhead."

- Colonel William sharp, 'Armageddon'.

16. "I'm great, I got that "excited/scared" feeling. Like 98% excited, 2% scared. Or maybe it's more. It could be, it could be 98% scared, 2% excited but that's what makes it so intense, it's so - confused. I can't really figure it out."

- Oscar, 'Armageddon'.

17. "Well cause it's sweet, which to me suggests cookie, I mean well putting cheese on something is sort of a defining characteristic of what makes a cracker a cracker. I don't know why I thought of that, i just..."

- A.J, 'Armageddon'.

18. "Miss Stamper? Colonel Willie Sharp, United States Airforce, ma'am. Requesting the permission to shake the hand of the daughter of the bravest man I've ever met."

- Colonel William sharp, 'Armageddon'.

19. "You want to compare brainpans? I won the Westinghouse prize when I was 12, big deal. Published at 19, so what.

I got a double doctorate from MIT at 22, Chemistry and Geology. I taught at Princton for two and a half years. Why do I do this? Because the money's good, the scenery changes and they let me use explosives, ok?."

- Rockhound, 'Armageddon'.

20. "Just for the record, this is a very bad idea!"

- Bear, 'Armageddon'.

Some Inspirational Quotes For Armageddon

These apocalypse and 'Armageddon' quotes are very inspiring and will definitely motivate you.

21. "I lied to you too. When I told you I didn't want to be like you. Because I am like you. Everything good that I have inside of me, I have from you. I love you so much, daddy. And I'm so proud of you, I'm so scared. I'm so scared."

- Grace Stamper, 'Armageddon'.

22 . "Gracey, I want you to know that A.J. saved us. He did.

I want you to tell Chick, that I couldn't have done it without him. None of it. I want you to take care of A.J. I want to see your granddad come so far from up here, Grace. He told me that God gives us children so we could have roses in December. "

- Harry Stamper, 'Armageddon'.

23. "Nothing will survive, not even bacteria."

- Dan Truman, 'Armageddon'.

24. "Just tryin' to have some fun before I died!"

- Rockhound, 'Armageddon'.

25. "Oh, man. Well, we all gotta die, right? I'm the guy who gets to do it saving the world."

- A.J, 'Armageddon'.

26. "You know it's all funny until somebody gets shot in the leg."

- A.J, 'Armageddon'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for  26 amazing Armageddon quotes, then why not take a look at 'Iron Giant' quotes, or John Wayne quotes.

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Written by Divya Raghav

Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Accounting and Finance, Master of Business Administration

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Divya RaghavBachelor of Commerce specializing in Accounting and Finance, Master of Business Administration

With a diverse range of experience in finance, administration, and operations, Divya is a diligent worker known for her attention to detail. Born and raised in Bangalore, she completed her Bachelor's in Commerce from Christ University and is now pursuing an MBA at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore. Along with her professional pursuits, Divya has a passion for baking, dancing, and writing content. She is also an avid animal lover who dedicates her time to volunteering for animal welfare causes.

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