Aquaman (2018) Top Quotes and Trailer
Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world.
Arthur Curry: My father was a lighthouse keeper. My mother was a queen. But life has a way of bringing people together. They made me what I am.
[Mera jumps from a plane into a desert]
Arthur Curry: Redheads, you gotta love them…
[jumps after her]
[Mera destroys the device]
Arthur Curry: WAIT! Shouldn’t we have written it down?
Mera: I memorized it. Didn’t you?
Arthur Curry: Uh, yeah.
Mera: What did it say?
Arthur Curry: Something something trident.
Orm: My brother has come from the surface… to challenge me for the throne!
Arthur Curry: I call it an ass-whooping.
Orm: A war is coming to the surface. And I am bringing the wrath of the Seven Seas with me.
Mera: [to Arthur] You think you’re unworthy to lead because you’re of two different worlds? But that is exactly why you ARE worthy!
[Mera and Arthur find an Atlantean device in the desert
Mera: [can’t activate it] Nothing.
Arthur Curry: Of course it’s not working. It’s been sitting here gathering dust since before the Sahara was a desert!
Mera: Before the Sahara was a desert… You do your best thinking when you’re not thinking at all. Hold still.
[extracts sweat from Arthur]
Mera: We need water. You’re the closest source.
[uses the water to get the device working]
Arthur Curry: Show-off. I could’ve just peed on it.
Arthur Curry: I’m no leader. I came because I have no choice. I came to save my home and the people that I love.
Queen Atlanna: [to her son] You could unite our worlds one day.
Arthur Curry: I’m no leader. I’m not a king.
Mera: Atlantis has always had a king. Now it needs something more.
Arthur Curry: Well, what could be greater than a king?
Mera: A hero.
Mera: Your half-brother, King Orm, is about to declare war upon the surface world. The only way to stop his war is for you to take your rightful place as King.
Arthur Curry: Trust me, I am no king.
Queen Atlanna: [to Arthur] A king fights only for his own nation. You fight for everyone.
[Aquaman smashes into an enemy submarine]
Arthur Curry: Permission to come aboard.
Mera: [introduces Arthur to Atlantis] Welcome home.
Arthur Curry: This is bad-ass!
Arthur Curry: [to Orm] You call that an ass-whooping?
Manta: I need a bigger helmet.
Thomas Curry: [to Arthur] Your mother always knew you were special.
Young Arthur (13): I already know how to swim.
Nuidis Vulko: Not even close. You have to forget all the teaching of the surface world, go deeper to discover your Atlantean instincts.
[Jesse Kane is trapped under a missile]
David Kane: Wait! You can’t leave him here! Help me! Please!
Arthur Curry: You killed innocent people! Ask the sea for mercy!
Mera: What are we doing?
Arthur Curry: Hiding inside a whale, I got this from Pinocchio!
[later, Mera finds out who Pinocchio is]
Mera: You based our escape strategy from a children’s book?
Arthur Curry: I didn’t read the book, I just saw the movie!
Arthur Curry: You know, there was a time when I wanted to meet my brother, talk with him, support him. If only you hadn’t turned out to be a dick.
Orm: Because of you, our mother was executed. And I hate you for that. But I do not want to kill you. I’m going to give you one chance. Go home, Arthur. Do not ever come back here. You are not going to win this. A war is coming to the surface, and I am bringing the wrath of the Seven Seas with me.
Arthur Curry: You know I can’t let that happen.
Orm: I know.
Jarhead: You the Fish Boy from the TV?
Arthur Curry: It’s Fish *Man*.
Manta: I plunder the seas, and you’re the Aquaman. We were bound to meet sooner or later!
Arthur Curry: Let’s not make it a habit.
Queen Atlanna: [to young Arthur] Legend has it that one day… a new king will come. Who will use the power of the trident to put Atlantis back together again.
Mera: [about Orm] We must stop him.
Arthur Curry: And how do you propose we do that?
Nuidis Vulko: [takes out a map showing a trident] By retrieving this.
Arthur Curry: I already got one of those.
Nuidis Vulko: Not like this one, you don’t.