Dark City

Dark City quotes

19 total quotes (ID: 696)

Detective Walenski
Dr. Daniel Schreber
John Murdoch
Mr. Hand
Strangers


First there was darkness. Then came the Strangers.


[While being hung upside-down by Mr. Book] Maybe you have finally found what you are looking for and it's going to bite you on your--

This one is still warm. What is it? The recollections of a great lover? A cataloge of conquests? We will soon find out. [A stranger gives him two vials] You wouldn't a appreciate that, would you, Mr. Whatever-your-name-is?

I've been trying to remember things, CLEARLY remember things, from my past, but the more I try to think back, the more it all starts to unravel. None of it seems real. It's like I've just been dreaming this life, and when I finally wake up, I'll be somebody else. Somebody totally different!

You are probably wondering why I keep appearing in your memories, John. It is because I have inserted myself into them.

The only place home exists is in your head.

I know this is gonna sound crazy, but what if we never knew each other before now? What if the first time we ever met was last night in our apartment. And everything you remember, and everything I’m supposed to remember never really happened. Someone just wants us to think it did.

[to John Murdoch] I have become the monster you were intended to be.

Instincts are irrational, Mr. Wall. We must follow where they lead, yes?

There used to be a ferry when I was a boy, biggest thing you ever saw, lit up like a floating birthday cake.

It seems you have discovered your unpleasant nature.

[At a murder scene]
Inspector Frank Bumstead: What's that make so far, Husselbeck? Six hookers in all?
Husselbeck: I believe so, sir.
Inspector Frank Bumstead: Give the man an "A" for effort.

Inspector Frank Bumstead: You saw something, didn't you, Eddie? Something to do with the case.
Walenski: There is no case! There never was! It's all just a big joke! It's a joke!

John Murdoch: I was just thinking, what you do seems kind of dangerous right now. I mean, how do you know I'm not the killer?
May: I don't. Why — you feeling any urges I should know about?

Mr. Wall: Do not fret, Anna. I will give you some more pretty things soon.
Emma Murdoch: I'm not Anna.
Mr. Wall: You will be soon, yes.