22 Most Powerful Laurie Strode Quotes From 'Halloween'

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Our favorite Laurie Strode quotes just in time for Halloween!

22 Laurie Strode Quotes to Celebrate the Ultimate Final Girl

When psychopathic serial killer Michael Myers (Nick Castle) is on the loose, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) thinks she's destined to end him. These spooky quotes from Halloween remind us just how strong Laurie really is.

On Halloween night, you can never be too careful. You might encounter the boogeyman... or even worse, Michael Myers! Laurie proves that she's the ultimate final girl, ready to face this terrible monster and finish him once and for all. When she's tasked with protecting herself and everyone around her, she steps up to the plate.

Get in the Halloween spirit by reading these exciting Laurie Strode quotes from everyone's favorite horror film. Don't get too scared... be like this final girl.

Spooky Laurie Strode Quotes

  • "Was that the boogeyman?"

  • "I wasn't spooked."

  • "Now just listen to me. I want you to go down the stairs, and out the front door. And I want you to go down the street to the Mackenzies' house. I want you to tell them to call the police. And tell them to send them over here. Now, do you understand me?"

  • "Tommy, Halloween night, it's when people play tricks on each other. It's all make believe. I think Richie was just trying to scare you."

  • "Oh, kiddo... I thought you outgrew superstition."

  • "You never wanted to listen when I spoke of that night, and this is why. I’ve been preparing for this for a long time."

Memorable Quotes From Laurie Strode

  • "There's nothing to be scared of... I killed him."

  • "There's no boogeyman, and if you don't stop all this, I'm gonna have to turn off the TV and send you to bed."

  • "Everybody's havin' a good time tonight."

  • "The keys... the keys... Oh please... Tommy, open up, it's me."

  • "I have tried to protect you and prepare you. Now we have to hunt him down."

  • "You mean, how did I get into your house? You have no security system, Karen. Your side window was wide open. Sometimes I can’t tell the difference between your stupidity and your ignorance."

Frightening Laurie Strode Quotes

  • "I was wrong to raise you the way I did, but at least I can protect you. Nothing will happen to you. I know you thought this was my cage."

  • "Guys think I'm too smart."

  • "Are you fooling around again? Well, I'll kill you if this is a joke."

  • "I have to finish this."

  • "Happy Halloween, Michael."

Best Laurie Strode Quotes

  • "Sleep tight, kids."

  • "Michael Myers murdered five people. And he’s a human being we need to understand? I’m twice divorced. And I’m a basket case."

  • "We're not getting anywhere. Alright, the boogeyman can only come out on Halloween night, right? Well, I'm here tonight and I'm not about to let anything happen to you."

  • "Get out of here! Now! Get inside!"

  • "Do you know that I pray every night that he would escape?"

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