Watchmen

Watchmen is an American superhero film released in 2009, based on the 1986 comic book limited series Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. Set in an alternate 1985, the film follows a group of former vigilantes as tensions heighten between the United States and the Soviet Union while an investigation of an apparent conspiracy against them uncovers something even more grandiose and sinister.

Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  11 wins & 22 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.6
Metacritic:
56
Rotten Tomatoes:
64%
R
Year:
2009
162
$107,453,620
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The Comedian:
This is all bullshit.

Ozymandias:
You know, for a guy who calls himself "The Comedian", I can never tell when you're joking.

The Comedian:
"Watchmen". That's the real joke. It didn't work fifteen years ago, it sure as hell ain't gonna work now just 'cause you wanna keep playing Cowboys and Indians.

Nite Owl II:
Maybe we should agree on "no drinking at meetings"? [Comedian snorts] Look, Rorschach and I have made real headway on the gang problem by working together.

Rorschach:
With a group this size, it seems like a publicity stunt. [pointedly] Not in it for the ink.

Ozymandias:
We can do so much more. We can save this world. [the Comedian scoffs. Ozymandias looks at him pointedly] With the right leadership.

The Comedian:
And that'd be you, right Ozzy? I mean, hell, you're the smartest man on the planet.

Ozymandias:
It doesn't take a genius to see the world has problems.

The Comedian:
Yeah, but it takes a room full of morons to think they're small enough for you to handle. You people, you hear Moloch's back in town, you get your panties all in a bunch... You think catching him matters?

Rorschach:
[steps forward, angrily] Justice matters! [Nite Owl stops him]

The Comedian:
[laughs] Justice? Justice is coming for all of us, No matter what the fuck we do. You know, mankind's been trying to kill each other off since the beginning of time; now, we finally have the power to finish the job. Ain't nothing gonna matter once those nukes start flying; we'll all be dust. [sets light to a display of the United States] And Ozymandias here will be the smartest man on the cinder. [walks away, laughing]

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