Any good action hero can kick butt against the odds, but the great ones do it with verbal flare. We thought we’d catalog some of our favorite wise-cracking vigilantes and their famous quotes. Here it is, the greatest quotes from movie heroes right before they kicked bad guy booty!

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"None of you understand. I'm not locked up in here with you. You're locked up in here with me!"
Rorschach, Watchmen (2009)

Zack Snyder did the impossible and made Watchmen one of the greatest adaptions of comic book material ever put to screen. Jackie Earle Haley as Rorschach worked his magic behind Rorschach's mask, emoting pain and vengeance in nothing more than an ink-blotched sock.

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"Good. Bad. I'm the guy with the gun."
Ash, Army of Darkness (1992)

No badass quote list is complete without Bruce Campbell. Led by the chaotic Ash and loaded with memorable one-liners, Army of Darkness is a staple in any action fan's library.

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"Get away from her, you Bitch!"
Ripley, Aliens (1986)

Aliens is still one of the best science fiction action films and sequels ever made. Ellen Ripley (played by Sigourney Weaver) has had enough of the Queen's shit, so she straps into a Power Loader for one final showdown and proves that women are formidable action heroes.

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"I find your lack of faith disturbing."
Darth Vader, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

The Dark Lord don't need no elegant weapon to put you in your place. Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones) pretty much made death by asphyxiation cool and germ-free.

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"I'll be back."
The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgement Day

Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the all-time greatest action heroes. From Conan the Barbarian to True Lies, the Governator has been destroying box offices for decades. We personally can't wait for his return to the iconic Terminator.

Movie Reelist Contributor: Chris Giroux
Chris Giroux is founder and editor-in-charge at Movie Reelist, an entertainment news and review blog serving the most fanatic moviegoers. Chris started his publication in Detroit in 2010 and has since reviewed hundreds of films and interviewed numerous talent across the country. He is an avid film festival attendee and red carpet photographer, having shot the likes of Steven Spielberg, Bill Murray, Mark Hamill, and more. Chris grew up in New Mexico, where he studied mass media writing while working in post-production and multimedia authoring. It is also where he discovered Big Trouble in Little China and Escape from New York, resulting in an unhealthy Kurt Russell obsession.

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