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Phil’s Top 5… Top Gun Quotes!

Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five.  This time out: in celebration for yesterday’s #TopGunDay, here’s my Top 5 Top Gun Quotes!


Close but no cigar: Slider: “Remember, boys, no points for second place.”; Maverick: “It’s classified. I could tell you, but then I’d have to kill you.”



5 – Maverick, spotting Charlie for the first time:  “She’s lost that loving feeling.”


4 – Stinger: “Maverick, you just did an incredibly brave thing. (Pause) What you should have done was land your plane! You don’t own that plane! The taxpayers do! Son, your ego is writing checks your body can’t cash!”


3 – Iceman: “You can be my wingman any time.”, Maverick: “Bullshit! You can be mine.”


2 –  Carole: “Take me to bed or lose me forever.”, Goose: “Show me the way home, honey.”


1 – Maverick: “I feel the need …”, Goose: “… the need for speed




Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil's Quick Capsule Review...