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Harry Dalton (Character)
from Dante's Peak (1997)

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Dante's Peak (1997)
Harry Dalton: I've always been better at feeling out volcanoes than people and politics.

Harry Dalton: Her name was Marianne. We worked together. She loved volcanoes.

Harry Dalton: I move around a lot: Colombia, Guatemala, the Philippines, Mexico, New Zealand, New Guinea... wherever there's a volcano with an attitude.

Harry Dalton: Get the hell out of there now, before it's too late!

[in the river]
Rachel: Harry, you see that car coming at us?
Harry Dalton: I see it.

Terry, USGS Crew: I have great taste in women! When have I ever steered you wrong?
Harry Dalton: What about Astrid?
Terry, USGS Crew: What about Astrid? I thought the two of you would have a lot in common. She said she was into rocks.
Harry Dalton: Crystals, Terry. Crystals. Not rocks. Crystals.

Paul Dreyfus: We're picking up some activity around Dante's Peak.
Harry Dalton: This is a joke right? Dante's Peak?

Harry Dalton: Ever been deep sea fishing?
[the Children nod no]
Harry Dalton: Neither have I. Listen, when we get out of here, we'll go to Florida, and we'll get us a boat, and gather all of the yummy bait that we can possibly get our hands on, then we'll catch us a big, old fat fish.

Rachel: Do you have a family?
Harry Dalton: No.
Rachel: Why not?
Harry Dalton: Well, for one thing, I move around alot. Mexico, Alaska, South America, The Philippines, New Guinea, basically where there's a volcano with an attitude.

Harry Dalton: My 9th grade science teacher always said that if you put a frog in boiling hot water, it would jump out. But put it in cold water, and heat it up gradually, it would slowly boil to death.
Nancy: What's that Harry? Your recipe for frog soup?
Harry Dalton: It's my recipe for a disaster.

[Dante's Peak explodes a massive dark grey cloud]
Graham Wando: [terrified] What is that?
Rachel: [scared] Mum?
Rachel: [looks at Harry] What is that?
Harry Dalton: *That* is a pyroclastic cloud.

Graham Wando: Show us one more trick.
Lauren Wando: Maybe one more?
Rachel: Maybe Harry's tired.
Harry Dalton: [putting down his drink] One more.

[last lines]
Graham Wando: [getting harnessed on board a helicopter] Did you really mean what you said about taking us fishing?
Harry Dalton: [cheerfully] Sure did.
Lauren Wando: [happy] That's great!
[Harry and Rachel clasp hands]
Helicopter Pilot: Are you ready to go?
Harry Dalton: Let's go!
[the side door slides shut, the Helicopter takes off and flies over the ruins of Dante's Peak]