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Stop what, Iceman? Top Gun was a very popular movie when Kevin and I dated. All right? That's it. Hey, Iceman. Do you want to be Maverick? Is that what this is. Code-named "Maverick", Pete Mitchell, the impetuous daredevil Navy-pilot ace, not only will he meet Charlie, the flying school's curvaceous astrophysics instructor, but also the brilliant and highly competitive fellow student, "Iceman", with whom right from the start, he will engage in a reckless contest. Parents Guide. All right? That's it. Hey, Iceman Do you want to be Maverick? Is that what this is all about? I can't be Maverick. Kevin's Maverick. He used to be.
Obey them or you're history. I really enjoyed that, Mav, thanks a lot. Maybe I could be a truck driver.
You got the number of that truck-driving school? Fitness report says it all. He's a wild card. I flew with his old man. Tell me, if you had to go into battle, would you want him with you? I just don't know. When I realised we were off to Top Gun, all I could think about was that trophy. I've got to be straight with you, Mav. Right now, I just hope we graduate. I got a family to think about. I can't afford to blow this. I guess that fly-by wasn't such a big hit, huh?
I know it's tough. The Academy rejected you because you're Duke Mitchell's kid. You have to live with that reputation. But it's like you're flying against a ghost.
It makes me nervous. You're the only family I've got. I'm not gonna let you down. Get out of here. A rolling reversal would work well in that situation. If I reversed on a hard cross, I could go to guns on him. But at that speed, it's too fast. It's a little bit too aggressive. I guess when I see something, I go right after it. I don't date students. I can see it's dangerous for you.Meet the Parents (5/11) Best Movie Quote - Bomb Bomb Bomb (2000)
But if the government trusts me It takes a lot more than just fancy flying. Crash and burn, huh, Mav? Just one more game.
That evens it up. If you don't mind, I'll just take a quick shower while you're finishing up here. And then I thought about it. I thought, "You know, he's a smart guy. You're the only pilot who's been up against a MiG.
I'm trying for this big promotion. If I get it, I won't be here much longer.
Seems to me you've got it all figured out. Except you did forget the wine. Then relax about the MiG. My folks loved it. I haven't heard this in years. My mother used to call from her room and have me play this over and over. I got so sick of it. She'd sit up there alone, just listening for hours. She died shortly after him. What happened to your father?
I figured with your security clearance you'd know more about it than I do. Well, I didn't get that far. It's a big mystery. He disappeared in an F- November th.
The stink of it was My old man was a great fighter pilot. But who the hell knows? Is that why you're always second best up there? You are direct, aren't you.
I'm sorry I was late. This is going to be complicated.
I enjoyed being here. It looks like you need another shower. I'm gonna be honest with you.
Your MiG sighting is really important to my work, but I don't normally invite students to my house. But please understand, I still have a job to do. I'm glad we got that straight. I told her how tough it is here. My ass dragging like an old tired dog. I told her you didn't even have a woman. She said, "He probably doesn't have one, but eight. Goose tells me you're in love with one of your instructors.
I didn't tell her that. I can't believe you said that. That was a secret. The bogey has good position right here. A moment of choice. The F- is defensive. He has a chance to bug out right here. Better to retire and save your aircraft than push a bad position. Charlie, jump in here any time. You stay in that diamond another three seconds. You take a hard right, select zone five You can extend an escape. You made a bad choice. That's the last thing you should do.
The MiG's right on your tail. The MiG has you in his gunsight. What were you thinking? You don't have time to think up there. If you think, you're dead. The MiG never got a clean shot. Maverick makes an aggressive vertical move and defeats him with a missile. The encounter was a victory, but we show it as an example of what not to do. Gutsiest move I ever saw, man.
Now then, this is a perfect example of a textbook manoeuvre. My review of your performance was right on, in my professional opinion. I can't hear you. And you call me reckless? When I fly, my crew and my plane come first. I'm gonna finish my sentence. My review of your performance was right on. I see some real genius in your flying, but I can't say that in there. I was afraid they'd see right through me. I don't want anyone to know that I've fallen for you. I fell the need Multiple aircraft, multiple bogeys.
Your training is half over. The competition for the trophy remains tight. Second, Maverick, two points behind. He's probably saying, "Holy shit, it's Maverick and Goose.
Let's just stay on Jester. I'm going after Viper. Here's our big chance. Come on, goddamn it. Come on, keep coming.
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Okay, sidewinder missile selected. Damn, this kid's good. He's too close for missiles. I'm switching to guns. Come on, come on. You're out of there, kid. The Defence Department regrets to inform you your sons died of stupidity. Knock it off, gentlemen. Viper has the lead.
That was some of the best flying I've seen yet. Until you got killed. You never, never leave your wingman. It's not your flying, it's your attitude. The enemy's dangerous, but right now you're worse.
You may not like who's flying with you, but whose side are you on? At least Viper got Iceman before he got us. We've still got a shot at it. That was stupid, I know better than that. That will never happen again. Doesn't he ever embarrass you? Well, there was the time He told me all about the time you went ballistic with Penny Benjamin. He tells me about all of them. My angel Goose goes home early for church. I'm gonna go embarrass myself with Goose for a while.
I'd love to be able to warn you off about Maverick, but I just love him to death. I've known Pete for a lot of years. One thing's for certain. There are hearts breaking wide open all over the world tonight. Unless you are a fool, that boy is off the market. Hey, Goose, you big stud. Take me to bed or lose me forever. Show me the way home, honey.
Come on, brother, sing with the family. Maverick, you big stud Two weeks to graduation. The Top Gun trophy is still up for grabs. The score is tied. Time for the big one. Looks like they're going away from us. That son of a bitch cut me off. Get the hell out of there. I can't get the angle. I've got the shot. Come off my right. We're in a jetwash. This is not good. We've got a flame-out. Engine one is out Engine two is out. I can't control it!
This is not good! He's in a flat spin heading out to sea! I can't reach the ejection handle! Sir, let go of him. You've got to let him go, sir. You fly jets long enough, something like this happens. He was my RIO, my responsibility. In my squadron in Vietnam, we lost of aircraft. The first one dies, you die too. But there will be others. You can count on it.
You've got to let him go. I think maybe it was my fault. I don't know what the hell went wrong. He improvised many of his lines. Meet the Parents launched one of the most successful movie franchises of all time. Torquemada is credited with organizing the Spanish Inquisition — his name is synonymous with torture. Love Note Stiller flew out to L. She thought he was still in NY. He surprised her at home with a path of candles and rose petals.
Music Note Randy Newman composed the score. Could you milk me? Top Gun was the 1 movie inwhich means Pam and Kevin dated almost 14 years before this. Blythe Danner said her character was inspired by the famous comedienne Gracie Allen. Jinx is a Himalayan cat — a difficult breed to train. The trainers begged dir. Herzfeld used Benjamin to write a main character who was completely misunderstood. So, things are going real, real well for you, aren't they, eh, Kevo?
Gosh, things have been going so great lately. I got in early on some wireless I. What about you, Greg? What line of work are you in? I'm in health care. Yeah, so you know what I'm talking about. There are a lot of Benjamins to be made now with biotech stuff.
I don't have to tell you that. You gotta strike while the iron's hot.
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Greg's a male nurse. That's great to give something back like that. I'd love to find time to do volunteer work. Just the other day I saw this golden retriever that-- He had like a gimp, and he couldn't really-- It made me feel terrible. I wish there was something I could do. Yeah, well, I get paid, but also it feels, you know, good too. So it's kind of an everybody wins.
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What are you-- You're like a Wall Street trader? I mean, I'm willing to be painted with that brush. Yes, that's my day job. Greg, would you like to say grace? Oh, uh, well, Greg's Jewish, Dad. You're telling me Jews don't pray, honey? No, no, no, no, I'd love to. Pam, come on, it's not like I'm a rabbi or something.
I've said grace at many a dinner table. O dear God, thank You. You are such a good God to us, a kind and gentle And we thank You, O sweet, sweet Lord of hosts You have so aptly lain at our table this day Day by day by day. O dear Lord, three things we pray. To love Thee more dearly, to see Thee more clearly, to follow Thee more nearly Oh, Greg, that was lovely. That was interesting too. Your dad has totally turned you against me.
I didn't turn her against you. You did that to yourself. You didn't like me from the second I walked in here.