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30 Superhero One-Liners

To be delivered alongside justice

30 Superhero One-Liners

Aside from their incredibly busy schedule of saving lives, enduring numerous costume changes and keeping their identity secret, superheroes also devote a considerable amount of time to handcrafting quips to be scattered throughout the day.

To celebrate another mammoth summer of superhero movies, we've assembled a list of their 30 best one-liners.

Anything we've missed? Let us know at the bottom.

(Images: All Star)

Superman (Clark Kent)

"I'm here to fight for truth, and justice, and the American way."

Christopher Reeve, Superman

Kick-Ass (Dave Lizewski)

"Like every serial killer already knew: eventually fantasising just doesn't do it for you anymore."

Aaron Johnson, Kick-Ass

Captain America (Steve Rogers)

"I punched out Adolf Hitler 200 times."

Chris Evans, Captain America: The First Avenger

Batman (Bruce Wayne)

"You wanna get nuts? Come on! Let's get nuts!"

Michael Keaton, Batman

Wolverine (Logan)

"You know, sometimes when you cage the beast, the beast gets angry."

Hugh Jackman, X-Men: The Last Stand

Daredevil (Matt Murdock)

"I hope justice is found here today... before justice finds you."

Ben Affleck, Daredevil

Iron Man (Tony Stark)

"Give me a scotch. I'm starving."

Robert Downey Jr, Iron Man


"Our ancestors called it magic but you call it science. I come from a land where they are one and the same."

Chris Hemsworth, Thor

Spider-Man (Peter Parker)

"This is my gift, my curse. Who am I? I'm Spider-man."

Tobey Maguire, Spider-Man

Catwoman (Patience Philips)

"Cats come when they feel like it. Not when they're told."

Halle Berry, Catwoman

Mr. Incredible (Bob Parr)

"No matter how many times you save the world, it always manages to get back in jeopardy again."

Craig T Nelson, The Incredibles

The Crimson Bolt (Frank D'Arbo)

"How am I supposed to tell crime to shut up if I have to shut up?"

Rainn Wilson, Super


"I'll break my foot off in your ass, woman..."

Will Smith, Hancock

Superman (Clark Kent)

"I hear everything. You wrote that the world doesn't need a savior, but every day I hear people crying for one."

Brandon Routh, Superman Returns

Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)

"I stayed in and studied like a good little nerd. And fifteen years later, I'm one of the greatest minds of the 21st century."

Ioan Gruffudd, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Mr. Furious

"Someone must have ripped the "Q" section out of my dictionary, 'cause I don't know the meaning of the word "quit"."

Ben Stiller, Mystery Men

Metro Man

"You can't trap justice! It's an idea, a BELIEF!"

Brad Pitt, Megamind

Hulk (Bruce Banner)

"Hulk, SMASH!"

Edward Norton, The Incredible Hulk

Batman (Bruce Wayne)

"Sometimes the truth isn't good enough, sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded..."

Christian Bale, The Dark Knight

Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)

"I know what it's like. To not live up to expectations. To feel like nothing that you do will ever be good enough."

Ryan Reynolds, Green Lantern

Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze)

"He may have my soul but he doesn't have my spirit."

Nicolas Cage, Ghost Rider

Robin (Dick Grayson)

"I want a car, chicks dig the car."

Chris O'Donnell, Batman & Robin


"Some motherf***ers are always trying to ice-skate uphill."

Wesley Snipes, Blade

The Green Hornet (Britt Reid)

"It's not dying that you need be afraid of, it's never having lived in the first place."

Seth Rogen, The Green Hornet


"Didn't I kill you already?"

Ron Perlman, Hellboy

The Crow (Eric Draven)

"I have something to give you. I don't want it anymore. Thirty hours of pain all at once, all for you."

Brandon Lee, The Crow

Zorro (Alejandro Murrieta)

"For there must always, always be a Zorro. And some day, when he's needed, we will see him again."

Antonio Banderas, The Mask of Zorro

Danger Mouse

"You can't come to any harm when you're falling. It's the landing part you have to worry about."

David Jason, Danger Mouse

Professor X (Charles Xavier)

"Listen to me very carefully, my friend: Killing will not bring you peace."

James McAvoy, X-Men: First Class


"Wise man say forgiveness is divine, but never pay full price for late pizza."

Robbie Rist, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles