The Abyss

The Abyss quotes

43 total quotes (ID: 16)

Alan "Hippy" Carnes
Catfish De Vries
Lindsey Brigman
Lt. Coffey
Multiple Characters
Virgil "Bud" Brigman


[After a tense communication with Lindsey...]
Bud: God, I hate that bitch.
Hippy: Probably shouldn't've married her, then, huh?


[Bud has retrieved his wedding band from a chemical toilet.]
Finler: Bud, you know your hand is blue?
Bud: Finler, why don't you just shut up [and] put your gear on?

[Bud is being put into the fluid-breathing suit.]
Bud: So, I can hear you, but I can't talk, right?
Ensign Monk: The fluid prevents the larynx from making sound. It'll feel a little strange.
Bud: Yeah, no shit.

[On the bridge monitor, McBride holds up a weather satellite photo.]
Leland McBride: Well, it's official, sports fans. They're calling it Hurricane Fredrick, and it's going to make our lives real interesting in a few hours.
Bud: Fred, huh? I don't know,man, I think hurricanes should be named after women, don't you?

[The crew hears they'll get three times diver's pay to check out the nuclear sub.]
Catfish: Hell, for triple time, I'd eat up Beany!
Jammer Willis: Set me on fire and put me out with horse piss.

[about the Navy SEALS] These guys are about as much fun as a tax audit.

[after Cab 3 has landed in the water] Touchdown. Crowd goes wild.

[To Hippy] See this? [Puts up fist] They used to call this 'The Hammer'.

[trying to revive Lindsey] Goddamn, you bitch, you never backed down from anything in your life! Now fight! Fight! Fight!

[Typing] LOVE YOU WIFE

Everybody just stay calm. The situation is under control.

Heeeeeeeeeeere's M.I.R.V.!

Huh. Damn rat's breathing that shit. That is no bullshit, hands down, the goddamnedest thing I ever saw.

I got to tell you, I give this whole thing a sphincter-factor of about 9.5.

I know how alone you feel... alone in all that cold blackness... but I'm there in the dark with you. Oh, Bud you're not alone. You remember that time, you were pretty drunk, you probably don't remember... but the power went out at the old apartment, the one on Orange Street... and we were staring at that one little candle, and I said something really dumb like that candle is me, like every one of us is out there alone in the dark in this life... and you just lit up another candle and put it beside mine and said "No, see? That's me. That's me..." And we stared at the two candles, and then we... well, if you remember any of it, I'm sure you remember the next part. Bud, there are two candles in the dark. I'm with you. I'll always be with you, Bud, I promise that.