E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial quotes

36 total quotes (ID: 702)

Elliott
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E.T.: Phone. Home. [pointing at the window] E.T. home phone.
Gertie: E.T. phone home.
Elliott: E.T. phone home. E.T. phone home!
Gertie: He wants to call somebody...
Michael: [entering the room] What's all this shit?
E.T.: [famous line] E.T. phone home.
Michael: My God, he's talking now.
E.T.: Home.
Elliott: E.T. phone home?
E.T.: E.T. phone home. [pointing at the window again]
Elliott: And they'll come?
E.T.: Come? Home. Home. Note: the bolded line is ranked #15 in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 movie quotations in American cinema.


Elliott: Michael, he came back...
Michael: He came back? He came back? Oh, my God! [chokes himself and pulls back]
Elliott: One thing. I have absolute power. Say it. Say it!...
Michael: What have you got? Is it the coyote?
Elliott: No. Look. O.K. Now. Swear it. The most excellent promise you can make. Swear as my only brother on our lives.
Michael: Don't get so heavy. I swear.
Elliott: O.K., stand over there. You'd better take off your shoulder pads. You might scare him. And close your eyes.
Michael: Don't push it, Elliott.
Elliott: I'm not coming out until your eyes are closed.
Michael: O.K., they're closed. Mom is going to kill you.
Elliott: O.K., swear it one more time.
Michael: [as Yoda] You have absolute power! Eerrp!

Gertie: [tearfully] I just wanted to say goodbye.
Michael: He doesn't know 'goodbye.'
E.T.: Be good.
Gertie: Yes. [kisses E.T.'s nose]
[Michael gently strokes E.T.'s head]
E.T.: Thank you.
Michael: You're welcome.
E.T.: [to Elliott] Come.
Elliott: Stay.
E.T.: [after touching his heart light and then touching his lips] Ouch.
Elliott: [after repeating the gesture] Ouch.
E.T.: [after touching his finger to Elliott's forehead, his fingertip glows] I'll be right here.

Tyler: Hey, Elliott, where's your goblin?
Michael: Shut up.
Steve: Did he come back?
Greg: Well, did he?
Elliott: Yeah, he came back. But he's not a goblin. [blurts out] He's a spaceman.
Steve: [mockingly] As in extraterrestrial?
Tyler: Where's he from? Uranus. Get it. Your anus?
Greg: He doesn't get it Ty.
Tyler: Get it? Your anus?
Greg: He doesn't get it.
Elliot: You're so immature!
Greg: And you're such a sinus supremus.
Elliott: Zero charisma!
Greg: Sinus supremus!
Elliott: Zero charisma!
Greg: Sinus supremus!
Elliott: Shut up, Greg!
Pretty Young Girl: Hi, Elliott.
Greg: Sinus supremus!
Elliott: Zero charisma!
Greg: You wimp!

Elliott: E.T., stay with me. Please...
E.T.: ...stay.
Elliott: Together. I'll be right here. I'll be right here.
E.T.: Stay, Elliott. Stay. Stay. Stay. Stay.
Scientist: The boy's coming back. We're losing E.T.
Elliott: E.T., answer me, please. Please.

Mary: It's not that we don't believe you, honey.
Elliott: Well, it was real, I swear...
Michael: Maybe it was an iguana.
Elliott: It was no iguana.
Michael: Maybe a, a, you know how they say there are alligators in the sewers.
Gertie: Alligators in the sewers.
Mary: All we're trying to say is, 'Maybe you just probably imagined it.'
Elliott: I couldn't have imagined it!
Michael: Maybe it was a pervert, a deformed kid or something?
Gertie: A deformed kid.
Michael: Maybe an elf or a leprechaun?
Elliott: It was nothing like that, penis breath!
Mary: Elliott! Sit down.
Elliott: Dad would believe me.
Mary: Maybe you ought to call your father and tell him about it.
Elliott: I can't. He's in Mexico with Sally.
Gertie: Where's Mexico?
Mary: Excuse me. [leaves the table and walks to the window]
Michael: [softly to Elliott] I'm gonna kill you.
Mary: If you ever see it again, whatever it is, don't touch it. Just call me and we'll have somebody come and take it away.
Gertie: Like the dogcatcher?
Elliott: They'll give it to a lobotomy or do experiments on it or something.
Mary: It's your turn to do the dishes, fellas.
Michael: I set and cleared.
Elliott: I set and cleared.
Michael: [quickly] I did breakfast.
Gertie: I did breakfast.
Mary: [slams a pot down on the sideboard] He hates Mexico.
Michael: [to Elliott] Damn it! Why don't you grow up? Think about how other people feel for a change!

Elliott: Oh, God!
E.T.: Elliott.
Elliott: What?
E.T.: Elliott! Elliott!
Gertie: I taught him how to talk. He can talk now.
Elliott: Wait. Can you say 'E.T.'? E.T.?
E.T.: E.T.
Elliott: Ha! Ha!
E.T.: E.T.! E.T.! E.T.! Be good.
Gertie: 'Be good'. I taught him that too.
Elliott: You should give him his dignity. This is the most ridiculous thing I've ever seen.

Mary: [mumbling] I really can't believe you did this. Your father's going to hear about this one. Mexico.

Elliott: [upon encountering E.T., running excitedly into the house] Mom, mom, there's somethin' out there...It's in the toolshed. He threw the ball at me...Quiet! [the other boys obey, he speaks in a hushed tone] Nobody go out there.
[The boys all spring up excitedly and grab knives]
Mary: Stop! Now, you guys, stay right here!
Michael: You stay here, Mom, and we'll check it out!
Mary: And put those knives back!
[Elliott grabs her hands and pulls her outside as well]
Mary: It's O.K., Elliott! Let's go get the flashlight.

Keys: They're gonna have to take him away now.
Elliott: They're just gonna cut him all up.
Keys: Would you like to spend some time alone with him?
[Elliott is left alone with E.T.]
Elliott: Look at what they've done to you. I'm so sorry. You must be dead, 'cause I don't know how to feel. I can't feel anything anymore. You've gone someplace else now. I'll believe in you all my life, every day. E.T., I love you.
[E.T.'s heart light glows and he is revived]
E.T.: E.T. phone home. Phone home, phone home.

Coke. You see, we drink it. It's a, it's a drink. You know, food. These are toys, these are little men. This is Greedo, and then this is Hammerhead, see this is Walrus Man, and this is Snaggletooth and this is Lando Calrissian see, ...and look, they can even have wars. Look at this. Th-th-th-th-th-th. Uuuuuuuugh. Look fish. The fish eat the fish food, and the shark eats the fish, and nobody eats the shark. See, this is PEZ, candy. See you eat it. You put the candy in here and then when you lift up the head, the candy comes out and you can eat it. You want some? This is a peanut. You eat it, but you can't eat this one, 'cause this is fake. This is money. You see. You put the money in the peanut. You see? It's a bank. See? And then, this is a car. This is what we get around in. You see? Car. Hey, hey wait a second. No. You don't eat 'em. Are you hungry? I'm hungry. Stay. Stay. I'll be right here. OK? I'll be right here.

Michael: We're all going to die and they're never going to give me my license!

Keys: Elliott, I've been to the forest... Elliott, that machine. What does it do?
Elliott: The communicator? Is it still working?
Keys: It's doing something. What?
Elliott: I really shouldn't tell. He came to me. He came to me.
Keys: Elliott, he came to me too. I've been wishing for this since I was 10 years old. I don't want him to die. What can we do that we're not already doing?
Elliott: He needs to go home. He's calling his people and I don't know where they are. He needs to go home.
Keys: Elliott, I don't think that he was left here intentionally. But his being here is a miracle, Elliott. It's a miracle. And you did the best that anybody could do. I'm glad he met you first.

Elliott: What do I do?
Michael: How the hell do I know? You're the genius here. You have absolute power, remember? [imitating Elliott] I found him, he belongs to me! You know, Elliott, he doesn't look too good anymore.
Elliott: Don't say that, we're fine!
Michael: What's all this "we" stuff? You say "we" all the time now. Really, Elliott, I think he might be getting kind of sick.
Elliott: Look, he's fine, Michael!
Michael: OK, OK! Forget I mentioned it. Grab that Fuzzbuster.

Mary: Hi, honey, how do you feel? What happened in here?
Elliott: Oh, you mean my room?
Mary: This is no room, this is an accident.
Elliott: Well, I'm, um, reorganizing.
Mary: I can see that. Put those shelves back on the wall. Get your toys off the floor. Make your bed since you're not using it. Well, you're feeling much better, I see. Would you guys mind keeping an eye on Gertie for me while I take a shower? [kisses Elliott's forehead]
Elliott: Absolutely. Bye, Mom.