July 3, 2012 10:42 pm

The 7 greatest sci-fi quotes in movie history

Do or do not. There is no try.

To some people sci-fi movies are just spaceships, aliens, laser guns and Lycra. To us, they’re a whole lot more. Not only do they help us dream of amazing technologies, but of amazing possibilities, too. Often they provide hope, or a warning, for the future of the human race. And, when done well, they always make us think differently. It’s no surprise, then, that these glimpses into what could be are brimming with unforgettable lines. Here’s seven quotes, filled with drama, passion and sorrow, that we think are the greatest ever.

 

Space Odyssey

Flash Gordon

Terminator

Blade Runner

Think of any gems we’ve missed off the list or disagree with some of our choices? We’d love to hear your thoughts, either here or @Nokia_Connects mission control.