25+ 'Men In Black' Quotes That All The Fans Should Know

Martha Martins
Jan 29, 2024 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Mar 11, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
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'Men In Black' is a comic science fiction movie franchise.

The movie franchise originated from comic books created by Lowell Cunningham. They were originally published in 1990 and 1991.

The Men in Black are a secret organization that watches over and contains paranormal activity on Earth (including aliens, demons, monsters, zombies, and mutants) while keeping the people oblivious of its affairs. The most notable agents within the organization are Zed, Jay, and Kay. The comics were adapted into a trilogy 'Men In Black' with the parts released in 1997, 2002, and 2012 respectively. Agent Jay was played by Will Smith, Agent Kay by Tommy Lee Jones, and all three movies were directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. A spin-off movie got also released called 'Men In Black: International' in 2019 with an all-new cast and director. Here are a few famous 'Men In Black' movie quotes that all his fans are going to love. You could also check out 'Men In Black' memorable quotes, 'Men In Black' Edgar quotes, and Tommy Lee Jones 'Men In Black' quotes.

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'Men In Black' Quotes

The first part of the Barry Sonnenfeld directed trilogy starring Kay and Jay was released in 1997. Here are some of the best quotes from the movie. If you are a fan of alien movies and comedy, then this one is the right mix that you should be going for.

1. "Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."

- Agent Kay, 'Men In Black'.

2. "There's always an Arquillian Battle Cruiser, or a Corillian Death Ray, or an intergalactic plague that is about to wipe out all life on this miserable little planet, and the only way these people can get on with their happy lives is that they do not know about it!"

- Agent Kay, 'Men In Black'.

3. "I'll put my hands on my head. Like this?"

- Edgar, 'Men In Black'.

4. "We are the best-kept secret in the galaxy. We monitor, licence and police all alien activity on the Earth."

- Agent Kay, 'Men In Black'.

5. "He looked all right to me."

- Jeebs, 'Men In Black'.

6. "You know the difference between you and me? I make this look good."

- Agent Jay, 'Men In Black'.

7. "My ears look funny."

- Agent Jay, 'Men In Black'.

8. "Hey! This is my truck!"

- Edgar, 'Men In Black'.

9. "Jay : Hey, Kay, nah, nah. Come on, man, you - you get a Series Four De-atomizer and I - I get a little - little midgy cricket?

Kay: Whoa! Kid...

Jay : Feel like I'm gonna break this damn thing...!"

- 'Men In Black'.

10. "You insensitive fool! Do you have any idea how much that stings?"

- Zed, 'Men In Black'.

'Men In Black 2' Quotes

Kay and Jay were back to being the best aliens with the second part of the trilogy in 2002. Here are some of the quotes from the movie that will make you laugh.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith at the Los Angeles premiere

11. "I'm looking for a new assistant, it's not fieldwork but you'll get better dental."

- Zed, 'Men In Black 2'.

12. "Hey, Jay. Zero per cent body fat."

- Frank the Pug, 'Men In Black 2'.

13. "Agent J: Kay!

Jeebs: Kay, wait! I never got the updated software!"

- 'Men In Black 2'.

14. "When you get sad it always seems to rain."

- Agent K, 'Men In Black 2'.

15. "Listen Zarthan, you know where the light is, and I will find it. Once we have the light, Zartha will be ours."

- Serleena, 'Men In Black 2'.

16. "When we're kids before we're taught how to think, or what to believe, our hearts tell us there is something else out there. I know what I saw. You tell me what I'm supposed to believe."

- Laura, 'Men In Black 2'.

'Men In Black 3' Quotes


Kay and Jay were back for the last time ever in the final installment of the trilogy. Here are some of the quotes from the movie.

17. "This is my new favorite moment in human history!"

- Griffin, 'Men In Black 3'.

18. "See, here's the problem. You can't smell it because your nose already smells like that, but my nose doesn't."

- Agent J, 'Men In Black 3'.

19. "Seriously, I'm not even sure that's meat. I think I just saw a tooth in that thing. or a claw. or a hoof."

- Agent J, 'Men In Black 3'.

20. "Jeffrey Price: But first we gonna get high.

Agent J: My man, for real?

Jeffrey Price: No, real high."

- 'Men In Black 3'.

21. "The bitterest truth is better than the sweetest lie."

- Griffin, 'Men In Black 3'.

22. "First of all, my name is Jay. Okay? It's not son, it's not slick and it damn sure ain't no Cochise."

- Agent J, 'Men In Black 3'.

23. "Agent K: I promise you the secrets of the universe, nothing more.

Agent J: So what, there's some secrets out there that the universe doesn't know about?"

- 'Men In Black 3'.

24. "He killed my partner! I want to know when and where you sent him."

- Agent J, 'Men In Black 3'.

25. "I worked with Zed for over 40 years and in all that time he never invited me to dinner, he never asked me to his house to watch a game, he never shared a single detail of his personal life. "

- Agent K, 'Men In Black 3'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotesfor everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Men In Black 'quotes then why not take a look at 'Armageddon' quotes, or 'Alien' quotes.

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Written by Martha Martins

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

Martha is a full-time creative writer, content strategist, and aspiring screenwriter who communicates complex thoughts and ideas effectively. She has completed her Bachelor's in Linguistics from Nasarawa State University. As an enthusiast of public relations and communication, Martha is well-prepared to substantially impact your organization as your next content writer and strategist. Her dedication to her craft and commitment to delivering high-quality work enables her to create compelling content that resonates with audiences.

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