The Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow quotes

54 total quotes (ID: 830)

Jack Hall
Jason
Others
Sam
Terry Rapson
Tom


Terry Rapson: [Over the phone] What I'm about to tell you is supposed to be confidential. Several hours ago, three helicopters went down over Scotland. They crashed because the fuel in their lines froze.
Jack Hall: At what temperature does...
Terry Rapson: [Interrupting] Negative one hundred and fifty degrees Fahrenheit. I mean, we had to look it up!


Terry Rapson: There are no forecast models remotely capable of plotting this scenario -- except yours.
Jack Hall: My model is a reconstruction of a prehistoric climate shift. It's not a forecast model.
Terry Rapson: It's the closest thing we have. Nothing like this has ever happened before.
Jack Hall: At least not in the last 10,000 years.

Terry Rapson: This is very odd. There's a buoy here registering a thirteen degree drop in ocean temperature.
Simon: Oh, yeah, that's right. That buoy malfunctioned the other day. I'll put a call in, see if there are any ships near George's Bank to get it.
Terry Rapson: This buoy isn't in George's Bank. It's just off Greenland.
Simon: It is?
[Terry zooms the map out to show both buoys flashing]
Simon: What are the odds of two buoys failing?
Terry Rapson: Remote.
[A third one in a different area begins flashing]
Terry Rapson: Make that three.

Terry Rapson: We found something extraordinary... extraordinary and disturbing, that is. You recall what you said in New Delhi about how polar melting might disrupt the North Atlantic Current?
Jack Hall: Yes.
Terry Rapson: Well... I think it's happening.

Tommy: [Tornado is in the background] If you look over there behind me, that's a- a tornado! Yes, a twister in Los Angeles. It's one of many tornadoes that are destroying our city! [Points to an F5 in the center of Los Angeles] There's another one! That's the Los Angeles Skyline! It's unbelievable! It's huge! I've never seen anything like it! It- it- it looks like some sort of huge, horrific, terrifying nightmare, only this is the real thing, this- [He is killed by a flying billboard]

Vice President Becker: I don't accept that abandoning half the country is necessary.
Tom: Maybe if you would have listened to him sooner, it wouldn't be.
Vice President Becker: Oh, bullshit. It's easy for him to suggest this plan; he's safely here in Washington.
Tom: His son is in Manhattan. [Long pause] I just thought you should know that before you start questioning his motives.

Vice President Becker: Maybe you should stick to science and leave the policy to us.
Tom: Well, we tried that approach. You didn't want to hear about the science when it could have made a difference.

[Brian fixes a radio while the others in the library sleep]
Officer Campbell: Maybe you should have somebody help you with that.
Brian: Sir, I am president of the electronics club, the math club, and the chess club. Now, if there is a bigger nerd in here, please point him out.
[Without opening his eyes, Sam smirks]
Officer Campbell: I'll just leave you alone to work on it.

[Over a last shot of Scotch]
Simon: Gentlemen. To England.
Terry Rapson: To Mankind.
Dennis: To Manchester United!

[After he sees on the news that two planes have crashed due to turbulence] So much for "one in a billion."

[After Simon suggests they use alcohol as fuel to keep them alive] Are you mad? That's a 12-year-old scotch!

[As a huge shelf of ice is breaking off] I didn't do anything!

[As people begin to leave the library.] One second! The storm is gonna get bad! It's gonna get really, really bad! [They ignore him.] You're not gonna be able to survive in it! [Quietly] Believe me. [Begging] Sir, please just stay. Just stay. Just don't… don't… [He finally gives up as they keep pushing past him]

[They're snowed in at Headland] Luckily we've got our own genny, and enough tea and biscuits to sink a ship. Oh, we'll be fine! As long as the loo doesn't back up again.

I know you have an innate talent for rubbing people the wrong way Jack, but why, why for the love of god, would you aggravate the vice president!?