20 Jack Burton Quotes From the Main Character in “Big Trouble in Little China”

Those that love a hero will love these Jack Burton Quotes.

Jack Burton is the lead character in the 1986 martial arts comedy “Big Trouble in Little China.”

Actor Kurt Russell portrays truck driver Jack Burton.

The movie takes place in San Francisco’s Chinatown and the underworld beneath Chinatown.

Jack helps his friend Wang Chi rescue his fiancee, who was kidnapped by a Chinese-American street gang.

He is a smart-mouthed and cocky truck driver that wants to help his friend but ends up fighting against an ancient Chinese sorcerer and his warriors.

Jack is the typical hero who is tough, brave, and fights for his friends.

Enjoy these Jack Burton Quotes that will make you want to watch the movie.

Best Jack Burton quotes

Learn more about the character in the following quotes.

1. “I was born ready.”  Jack Burton

2. “Over my dead body.”  Jack Burton

3. “6.9 on the Richter scale.”  Jack Burton

4. “Everybody relax, I’m here.”  Jack Burton

5. “I can see things no one else can see.”  Jack Burton

6. “May the wings of liberty never lose a feather.”  Jack Burton

7. “Sooner or later, I rub everybody the wrong way.”  Jack Burton

8. “And go off to rule the universe from beyond the grave.”  Jack Burton

9. “I picked up girls from everywhere else, but never from China.”  Jack Burton

10. “You people sit tight, hold the fort, and keep the home fires burning.”  Jack Burton

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Jack Burton quotes from Big Trouble in Little China

See if you can remember these lines from the film.

11. “What is that? Don’t tell me.”  Jack Burton

12. “1,2,3… We Maybe Trapped.”  Jack Burton

13. “I know, there’s a problem with your face.”  Jack Burton

14. “Tall guy, weird clothes. First, you see him; then you don’t.”  Jack Burton

15. “If you have a problem like that again, just reach for the sky!”  Jack Burton

16. “I’m going to tell you about an accident, and I don’t want to hear ‘act of God!’”  Jack Burton

17. “Which Lo Pan? Little old basket case on wheels or the ten-foot tall roadblock?”  Jack Burton

18. “I’m a reasonable guy. But, I’ve experienced some very unreasonable things.”  Jack Burton

19. “This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I’m talking to whoever’s listening out there.”  Jack Burton

20. “Would you stop rubbing your body up against mine because I can’t concentrate when you do that.”  Jack Burton

Does Jack really win the fight?

Big Trouble in Little China leaves us with a cliffhanger.

We see Jack and his friends defeat their enemies, but did they really defeat them all?

When Jack drives away in his truck at the end of the movie, we see Wild Man has survived the fight and is in the back of Jack’s truck.

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