The Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow quotes

54 total quotes (ID: 830)

Jack Hall
Jason
Others
Sam
Terry Rapson
Tom


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.


Brian: Man you got some serious competition.
Sam: Please.
Brian: I bet he's really rich too.
Sam: Shut up.

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.

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.

FOX Anchorwoman: [As tornadoes are devastating Los Angeles] Bart, what can you see, is anyone hurt?
Bart: [In helicopter] I wouldn't be surprised, there is so much damage down there; and there are people down there, taking pictures!

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]

Janet: Frank, is he always so obsessive?
[Simultaneously]
Jason: Yes
Frank: Yes
[Pause]
Janet: Does he ever lighten up?
[Simultaneously]
Jason: Not really.
Frank: No

Jason: Jack, we got the results.
Jack Hall: Six to eight months? That can't be.
Janet: That time scale isn't in months -- it's in weeks.

Laura: Hey, thanks for bringing us here.
J.D.: I couldn't let you leave New York without seeing the Natural History Museum.
Sam: [Under his breath] Of course not. It's the world's finest collection of stuffed animals.

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!

Jack Hall: Professor, It's time you got out of there.
Terry Rapson: I'm afraid that time has come and gone, my friend.
Jack Hall: [Pause] What can we do?
Terry Rapson: Save as many as you can.

Sam: Excuse me, are there any pay-phones on the upper floors?
Judith: No, no, no. Uh, but there are some on the mezzanine.
Sam: Great. [Walks away]
Judith: Oh, but I-I-I think it's all underwater!

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.

President Blake: What exactly are you proposing, professor?
Jack Hall: [He draws a line from the middle of California across the US to the Virginias] Evacuate everyone south of that line.
President Blake: What about the people in the north?
Jack Hall: I'm afraid it's too late for them. If they go outside, the storm will kill them.

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.