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Carl: Forget it. It's a toy company.
Martin Bishop: Toy company my ass. That's laser fencing. There's high voltage around the perimeter. The whole building says go away.


Whistler: I want peace on Earth and good will toward men.
Bernard Abbot: We are the United States government! We don't do that sort of thing!

Cosmo: I could not kill my friend. [Turns to Dick Gordon.] Kill my friend.

Mother: Warner just pulled up! He's got Liz with him!
Donald Crease: Oh no! Martin, I think you'd better hurry.
Martin Bishop: The one thing I can't do is hurry.

Donald Crease: Did I ever tell you why I had to leave the CIA?
Mother: Uh, no?
Donald Crease: My temper.

Martin Bishop: Whistler, you gotta do it.
Whistler: Do what?
Martin Bishop: You gotta drive. I'll talk you through it, now hurry.
Whistler: Drive what?

Crease: Now what are you saying, the NSA killed Kennedy?
Mother: No, they shot him but they didn't kill him. He's still alive.

Cosmo: You will give me the box, right now, or I will kill you, right now.

Cosmo: There's a war out there, old friend. A world war. And it's not about who's got the most bullets. It's about who controls the information. What we see and hear, how we work, what we think... it's all about the information.

Mother: Uh, could we maybe just go back to the "they might kill us" part?

Martin Bishop: "Give him head"?
Whistler: "Be a beacon"?

Mother: Okay, boss, this LTX-71 concealable mike is part of the same system that NASA used when they faked the Apollo Moon landings. They had the astronauts broadcast around the world from a sound stage at Norton Air Force Base in San Bernadino, California. So it worked for them, shouldn't give us too many problems.

Mother: We got bupkis! We turn ourselves in now, they'll give us twenty years in the electric chair.

Donald Crease: There isn't a government on this planet that wouldn't kill us all for that thing.

Whistler: That was very good, Bish. Remind me to make you an honorary blind person.

Carl: It's fascinating what fifty bucks will get you at the county recorder's office.
Martin Bishop: What have you got?
Carl: Playtronics Corporate Headquarters, the complete blueprints.
Martin Bishop: Not bad. Not bad, Carl.
Carl: Well, thanks.
Martin Bishop: Where'd you get the fifty bucks?
Carl: Took it from Mother's wallet.
Martin Bishop: Good.

Donald Crease: You guys'll be chalk outlines without me.

Dr. Werner Brandes: Hi, my name is Werner Brandes. My voice is my passport. Verify Me.

Cosmo: Pollution. Crime. Drugs, poverty, disease, hunger, despair - we throw gobs of money at them and problems only get worse. Why is that? Because money's most powerful ability is to allow bad people to continue doing bad things at the expense of those who don't have it.
Martin Bishop: I agree. Now who did you say you were working for?
Cosmo: Oh, that's just my day job.

Bank Secretary: So, people hire you to break into their places... to make sure no-one can break into their places?
Martin Bishop: It's a living.
Bank Secretary: Not a very good one.

Continuity mistake: When Whistler is driving the van, he hits the two cars and knocks out the driver's side headlight, yet right after this and through the rest of the film, the headlight works properly. (01:51:25)

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Trivia: When they are going through the computer guy's trash, Mother (Dan Akroyd) is wearing an "Aleka's Attic" t-shirt which was River Phoenix's (Carl's) band.

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