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Kane (Character)
from Alien (1979)

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Alien (1979)
Lambert: I can't see a goddamn thing.
Kane: Quit griping.
Lambert: I like griping.

[first lines]
Brett: This is the worst shit I've ever seen, man.
Parker: What you say? You got any biscuits over there?
Ripley: Here's some cornbread.
Parker: Cornbread. Yeah.
Lambert: I am cold.
Parker: Still with us, Brett?
Brett: Right.
Kane: Oh, I feel dead.
Parker: Anybody ever tell you you look dead, man?

Dallas: Well... some of you may have figured out we're not home yet, we're only half way there. Mother's interrupted the course of our journey. She's programmed to do that should certain conditions arise. They have. It seems that she has... intercepted a transmission of unknown origin. She got us up to check it out.
Ripley: A transmission? Out here?
Lambert: What kind of a transmission?
Dallas: Acoustical beacon. It, uh... repeats at intervals of twelve seconds.
Kane: S.O.S.?
Dallas: I don't know.
Ripley: Human?
Dallas: Unknown.

Brett: [realizing Nostromo has changed its course and they have to investigate] Well, so what?
Kane: Well, we are obligated under section eight...
Parker: I hate to bring this up but, uh, this a commercial ship, not a rescue ship...
Brett: Right.
Parker: ...and it's not in my contract to do this kind of duty. Now what about the money? If you wanna give me some money to do it, I'll be happy to, uh, t-to, you know, oblige.
Brett: The man's right.
Dallas: Parker...
Parker: Let's go over the bonus situation. We haven't... Can we just talk about the bonus situation?
Ash: I'm sorry, can I say something?
Parker: Let's talk about the bonus more.
Ash: There is a clause in the contract which specifically states any systematized transmission indicating a possible intelligent origin must be investigated.
Parker: I don't wanna hear it...
Brett: We don't know if it's intelligent.
Parker: I wanna go home and party.
Dallas: Parker, will you just listen to the man?
Ash: On penalty of total forfeiture of shares. No money.
Dallas: You got that?
Parker: [chuckling] Well, yeah.
Dallas: All right, we're going in.
Parker: [to Brett] Yeah, we're going in, aren't we?

Kane: The pit is completely enclosed. And it's full of leathery objects, like eggs or something.

Kane: We have Parker. Can Brett be far behind?

[Kane wakes up from his comatose state]
Parker: How ya doin'?
Kane: Terrific. Next silly question?
[they laugh, Ash hands him a cup of water]
Kane: Oh, thank you.
Dallas: You remember anything about the planet?
[Kane shakes his head]
Ripley: What's the last thing you do remember? Huh?
Kane: I remember some... horrible dream about... smothering? I don't know... Anyway, where are we?
Dallas: We're right here.
Ripley: We're on our way home!
Brett: Yeah, back to the ole freezerinos. Ahaha.

Kane: I'll volunteer to be in the first group to go out.
Dallas: Yeah, that figures.