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Poll: Sci-fi Closing Lines

Movies' final lines can be some of the greatest of film history and in the case of Science-fiction, some of the most iconic lines are the last to be heard before the fade-out.

Which of these closing lines from sci-fi movies is the most iconic?

Vote, discuss the list here... and keep watching the skies!

Make Your Choice

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    Back to the Future (1985)

    "Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads."
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    A Clockwork Orange (1971)

    "I was cured all right."
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    The Thing from Another World (1951)

    "Watch the skies. Everywhere. Keep looking. Keep watching the skies."
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    Planet of the Apes (1968)

    "You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, damn you! God damn you all to hell!"
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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

    "If a machine, a Terminator, can learn the value of human life, maybe we can too."
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    The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

    "We belong dead."
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    Blade Runner (1982)

    "It's a shame she won't live - but then again, who does?"
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    Alien (1979)

    "This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off... Come on, cat."
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    The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

    "Your choice is simple. Join us and live in peace, or pursue your present course and face obliteration. We shall be waiting for your answer. The decision rests with you. Gort! berengo."
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    Them! (1954)

    "When Man entered the Atomic Age, he opened a door into a new world. What we'll eventually find in that new world, nobody can predict."
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    The War of the Worlds (1953)

    "After all that men could do had failed, the Martians were destroyed and humanity was saved by the littlest things which God in his wisdom had put upon this Earth."
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    The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

    "To God, there is no Zero. I still exist!"
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    Soylent Green (1973)

    "You've gotta tell 'em: Soylent Green is people !!! We've gotta stop 'em somehow."
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    Superman II (1980)

    "Good afternoon, Mr. President. Sorry I've been away so long. I won't let you down again."
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    Scanners (1981)

    "Kim. It's me, Kim. Cameron. I'm here. We've won. We've won."
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

    "I'll be right here" "Bye!"
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    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

    "Space, the final frontier. These are the continuing voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Her ongoing mission: to explore strange, new worlds, to seek out new life-forms and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before."
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    The Thing (1982)

    "Why don't we just wait here for a little while, see what happens."
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    Videodrome (1983)

    "Long live the new flesh!"
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    The Matrix (1999)

    "I'm going to show these people what you don't want them to see. I'm going to show them a world without you. A world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries. A world where anything is possible. Where we go from there is a choice I leave to you."
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    Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

    "Maybe the future has been written. I don't know. All I know is what the Terminator taught me. Never stop fighting. And I never will. The battle has just begun."
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    Forbidden Planet (1956)

    ""Alta, about a million years from now the human race will have crawled up to where the Krell stood in their great moment of triumph and tragedy. And your father's name will shine again like a beacon in the galaxy. It's true, it will remind us that we are, after all, not God."
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    Back to the Future Part II (1989)

    "I know you just sent me back to the future, but I'm back. I'm back from the future." "Great Scott!"
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    Plan 9 from Outer Space (1957)

    "Many scientists believe that another world is watching us at this moment. We once laughed at the horseless carriage, the aeroplane, the telephone, the electric light, vitamins, radio, and even television. And now some of us laugh at outer space. God help us in the future."
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    The Blob (1958)

    "At least we've got it stopped." "Yeah, as long as the Arctic stays cold."

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