Pearl Harbor
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Rafe: Ma'am, I'm never gonna be an English teacher, but I know why I'm here, to be a pilot, and you don't dogfight with manuals, you don't fly with gauges, I mean it's all about feeling and speed and lettin' that plane become like it's a part of your body, and that manual says that a guy who's a slow reader can't be a good pilot... That file says I'm the *best* pilot in this room... Ma'am, please... Don't take my wings.

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Admiral Yamamoto: I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant.

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt: I like sub commanders. They have no time for bullshit, and neither do I.

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Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle: There's nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer.

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Evelyn: Every night I watch the sunset and soak up every last ray of its warmth, and send it from my heart to yours.

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Captain Connor: You ever lose a fight, Miller?
Dorie Miller: I've been lucky, so far, Captain.
Captain Connor: From what I hear it ain't luck. The ship's proud of you, son.

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Danny: You're a rotten drunk... Always have been.
Rafe: Well, you're a lousy friend... That's a new development.

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Evelyn: Are you gonna be a bad influence?
Rafe: Of course I'm a bad influence.

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Evelyn: You're acting like I didn't love you.
Rafe: Evelyn, loving you kept me alive.

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Rafe: Dolittle assigned me. He wanted me to get some... Some real combat training.
Danny: Well guess what? It isn't training over there, it's war. Where losers die and there aren't any winners, just guys who turn into broken-down wrecks like my father. Now if trouble awaits me, I'm ready. But why go looking for it?

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Rafe: Not anxious to die sir, just anxious to matter.

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Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle: Victory belongs to those who believe in it the most and believe in it the longest. We're gonna believe. We're gonna make America believe too.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Rafe is fighting for Britain his plane gets hit. As it goes down into the water, it is day. Later when they show him swimming out of the plane and to the surface, it is night. (00:41:30 - 01:10:10)

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Trivia: Despite the numerous historical errors and gaffs in the movie, the only historical "fact" the filmmakers managed to do research on (and admit to supposedly) is that they consulted bottle collectors on what types of bottles to use during the battle scenes to administer blood.

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Question: The IMDb lists a cameo by Matt Damon during the attack sequence. Can someone point out exactly where he appears?

Answer: He is in the scene where the smaller air-base is being attacked by the japanese. You have to look really closely but he is the driver of one of the jeeps right before the japanese bomb drops (the one that seems to be a dud and then explodes). Also, Matt seems to be one of the gunners on one of the first ships at Pearl Harbor to return fire (this is not verified but in slo-mo, one of the gunners seems to be him).

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