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District 9 (2009) Poster

(2009)

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Wikus Van De Merwe: Hello, little guy! It's the sweetie man coming!

Wikus Van De Merwe: Get your fokkin' tentacle out of my face!

Automated MNU Instructional Voice: [in MNU Humvee] When dealing with aliens, try to be polite, but firm. And always remember that a smile is cheaper than a bullet.

Christopher Johnson's Son: How many moons does our planet have?

Christopher Johnson: Seven.

Christopher Johnson's Son: This planet only has one. I can't wait to see our planet again... it's bigger than this one, isn't it?

Christopher Johnson: [turns off holographic atlas of what seems to be the Alien home planet] Enough.

Christopher Johnson's Son: We go home now?

Christopher Johnson: Not home, no. This is where we must go.

[shows his son an MNU brochure outlining "Sanctuary Park Alien Relocation Camp" aka District 10]

Christopher Johnson: See that tent there? That might be ours.

Christopher Johnson's Son: I want to go home!

Christopher Johnson: We can't go home. Not anymore.

Wikus Van De Merwe: Could you go a bit slower with the clicks there, it sounded like you said *three years*...

Prawn: We trade

[large alien robot suit]

Prawn: for ten thousand cans

Obesandjo: Give them one hundred cans

Obesandjo's Lieutenant: [to Prawn] One hundred!

Prawn: Yes, yes, but we take all of them now

Obesandjo's Lieutenant: Get them the cat food, hurry up!

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Wikus Van De Merwe: We need your signature on this eviction notice.

Angry Alien: Fuck off!

[smacks the pad away]

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [in Christopher's ship] This whole's thing's under your shack? For 20 years, you've had this fookin' thing hidden out here? This is, this is very illegal, I mean, this is... this is a fine.

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Christopher Johnson's Son: Fuel goes in here!

Christopher Johnson: That's enough! QUIET!

Christopher Johnson's Son: ...then we fly away.

Christopher Johnson: I said QUIET! We cannot trust him.

Wikus Van De Merwe: What is he saying about the fuel, is this, are you trying to start this thing? He-he. Are you little fookers trying to start this, and get away, ay?

Christopher Johnson: Never mind.

Wikus Van De Merwe: Ha-ha. Yeah, you sneaky fookin' prawns, heh?

Christopher Johnson: Too bad. I could have fixed you.

Wikus Van De Merwe: Wha- wait what did you say about-about the *fixing*?

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Wikus Van De Merwe: Oh! I haven't shown you a picture of my wife! Here she is, my angel. I tell people she actually looks like an angel, you see here? The white looks like a halo on her head. Can you see that? She's my angel, you're picking that up on your cameras there! They probably won't keep that in the film but...

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Koobus Venter: I can't believe I'm being paid to do this. I love watching you prawns die.

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [Points out Alien graffiti] This is basically a guy, and there's 3 humans here, basically trying to make a warning, you know, saying "I kill 3 humans, watch out for me."

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [examining and fiddling with the lid of the Prawns' fuel] ... but, it's uh, not a weapon... but I don't trust it, I don't trust any-a the -

[sprayed in face with the Prawns' fuel]

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Sarah Livingstone - Sociologist: [about Nigerian scams on the Prawns] ... where they sold cat food to the aliens for exorbitant prices.

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[Wikus enters an MNU code and the gate opens]

[an MNU agent shoots several bullets at Wikus, causing him to pull the trigger of his Alien gun and shoot the agent]

Christopher Johnson: [the MNU agent explodes] Fuck!

[Wikus takes off his mask and checks his vest]

Christopher Johnson: I thought you said not to kill them?

Wikus Van De Merwe: He shot at me!

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[last lines]

Tania Van De Merwe: It couldn't possibly come from him... I know it's true.

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [when under attack in MNU] What are you doing?

Christopher Johnson: Making a bomb!

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Christopher Johnson's Son: We go home now?

Christopher Johnson: Yes.

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Obesandjo's Lieutenant: [gets a machete, moves towards Wilkus, laughing] Hehe, I will teach you...

Wikus Van De Merwe: [grabs an alien weapon] YOU BLIKSEM!

Obesandjo's Lieutenant: Hey, HEY, HEY!

[gets blown away by Wilkus]

Obesandjo: OH! HOLY SHIT!

Wikus Van De Merwe: [blasts several more of Obesandjo's soldiers, then turns to Obesandjo] You tell them to fokking stand down!

Obesandjo: [shouts to his soldiers in Xhosa, who back off]

Wikus Van De Merwe: Put the fokking weapons in the bag!

[backing away with the weapons]

Wikus Van De Merwe: Don't fokking look at me!

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Obesandjo's Lieutenant: How did you do this one, my man? It's doggy-style with a demon. You're one brave white man. Were you wearing a condom?

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James Hope - Police Officer: I mean, you can't say they don't look like that, that's what they look like, right? They look like prawns.

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MNU Agent: MNU! We're serving eviction notices.

Alien: What is "eviction"?

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[Wikus walks into a room filled with Alien weaponry]

Wikus Van De Merwe: This is Christmas. This is Christmas, my friends! This is the biggest find that I've ever seen.

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[Fundiswa clutches his face mask while he witnesses the burning shack]

Wikus Van De Merwe: [referring to the face mask] You don't need that, man. Only sissies wear that. You don't need that.

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [Nervous] Forget about the weapons there mate, it doesn't matter. Forget about the weapons!

Obesandjo: I want his arm. Cut it off.

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [Comes into his house with the lights turned off, talking to his wife] I think I crapped my pants

[Lights turn on and people yell surpise]

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Wikus Van De Merwe: I would never have any kind of... pornographic activity with a fokkin' creature!

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [Wikus sees the head restraint descend down in-front of him] Alright, that's very comfor...

[Wikus's head is suddenly shunted forward and we hear a whirring sound]

Wikus Van De Merwe: [Wikus shouts] *Argh* Foking Bliksem!

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Fundiswa Mhlanga: [about Wikus Van de Merwe] He was an honest man, and he didn't deserve any of what happened to him.

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [giving an Alien reproductive apparatus to co-worker] Here, you can take that, you want to keep that, as a souvenir of your first abortion, ay. You can feel like you've done one of these too.

Thomas: [beaming] Thanks, boss!

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [talking to a prawn in District 9] We drinking a little bit here, eh?

[the prawn vomits at Wikus's feet]

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Wikus Van De Merwe: You wanna' fucking play with me, Koobus?

[cocks the Exo-Suit's gun]

Wikus Van De Merwe: You fucker!

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [while the 'anti-abortion team' burns down the shack with the alien eggs in it] You hear that? That's a popping sound that you're hearing. It's almost like a popcorn.

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Grey Bradnam - UKNR Chief Correspondent: There's no way of knowing whether or not Christopher Johnson will return. We don't know if he was simply escaping, whether he will effect a rescue plan, uh... and as the so-called free press says, whether or not he'll come back and declare war on us.

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Christopher Johnson: My son's in there!

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [Facing the PMCs] I'm not fucking scared of you!

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Wikus Van De Merwe: This is tangled. This is tangled.

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [Wikus is obviously falling sick] Okay, let's cut some cake!

[Wikus begins to hallucinate and experience distortion in hearing his own speech, slowing things down considerably]

Wikus Van De Merwe: C-U-T S-O-M-E C-A-K-E!

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Wikus Van De Merwe: [picks up to examine and fiddle with silver canister] Well, huh, this has got the markings of - so it's definitely alien but it's uh, not a weapon... but I don't trust it, ya know, I don't trust any-a the...

[sprayed in face with the Alien fuel]

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