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|Birthday:||May 23, 1986|
|Birthplace:||Oakland, California, United States|
|Educated At:||University Of Southern California, Saint Mary's College Of California, USC School Of Cinematic Arts|
|Nationality:||United States Of America, Nigeria|
|Occupations:||Screenwriter, Writer, Film Director|
Birthday: May 23, 1986
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Educated At: University Of Southern California, Saint Mary's College Of California, USC School Of Cinematic Arts
Nationality: United States Of America, Nigeria
Occupations: Screenwriter, Writer, Film Director
Ramonda: Proud. Your father and I would talk about this day all the time. He is with us. And it is your time to be king.”
Nakia: I would make a great queen because I am so stubborn.”
Erik Killmonger: Why, so you can lock me up? Nah. Just bury me in the ocean with my ancestors who jumped from ships, 'cause they knew death was better than bondage.”
T'Challa: What are taking about? I never freeze.”
Shuri: Old tech. Functional, but old. 'People are shooting at me—wait, let me put my helmet on!'”
King T'Chaka: Stand up! You are a king!”
Okoye: You froze.”
Erik Killmonger: I want the throne!”
Shuri: What was that?
T'Challa: Don't worry about it, you're doing fine!”
Zuri: I had your father killed! Take me.
Erik Killmonger: I'm-a take you both, Uncle James! [kills Zuri]
Okoye: For Wakanda? Without question.”
Okoye: When she wants to.”
Erik Killmonger: The world took everything away from me! Everything I ever loved! But I'm-a make sure we're even. I'm-a track down anyone who would even think of being loyal to you! And I'm-a put their ass in the dirt, right next to Zuri!”
Shuri: When you said you'd bring me to California when I was a kid, I thought you meant Coachella, or Disneyland. Where are we?
T'Challa: This is the building where our uncle lived, where our father killed him.
Shuri: [sees a condemnation notice] They're tearing it down. Good.
T'Challa: They are not tearing it down, not anymore. I bought the building. And that one... and that one.”
T'Challa: I am not ready, Baba.
King T'Chaka: Have you not prepared to be king your whole life? Have you not trained and studied, been by my side?
T'Challa: That is not what I am talking about. I am not ready to be without you.
King T'Chaka: A man who has not prepared his children for his own death has failed as a father. Have I ever failed you? Never.”
You were wrong—all of you were wrong—to turn your backs on the rest of the world! We let the fear of discovery stop us from doing what is right. No more! I cannot stay here with you. I cannot rest while HE sits on the throne! He is a monster of our own making! I must take the mantle back. I must! I must right these wrongs!”
T'Challa: [in Xhosa] Speak.
W'Kabi: [to Killmonger] Speak.
Erik Killmonger: I'm standing in your house, serving justice to a man who stole your vibranium and murdered your people. Justice your king couldn't deliver.
[T'Challa stands up and approaches Killmonger]
T'Challa: I don't care that you brought Klaue. Only reason I don't kill you where you stand is because I know who you are. Now what do you want?
Erik Killmonger: I want the throne. [Mining Tribe Elder laughs]
Mining Tribe Elder: [in Xhosa] My goodness. [the other Elders laugh]
Erik Killmonger: Y'all sittin' up here comfortable. Must feel good. It's about two billion people all over the world that looks like us. But their lives are a lot harder. Wakanda has the tools to liberate 'em all.
T'Challa: And what tools are those?
Erik Killmonger: Vibranium: Your weapons.
T'Challa: Our weapons will not be used to wage war on the world. It is not our way to be judge, jury, and executioner for people who are not our own.
Erik Killmonger: Not your own? But didn't life start right here on this continent? So ain't all people your people?
T'Challa: I am not king of all people. I am King of Wakanda. And it is my responsibility to make sure our people are safe and that vibranium does not fall into the hands of a person like you.
Erik Killmonger: Mmm...
Ramonda: Son, we have entertained this charlatan for too long. Reject his request.
Erik Killmonger: Oh, I ain't requesting nothing. Ask who I am.
Shuri: You're Erik Stevens. An American black operative. A mercenary nicknamed Killmonger. That's who you are.
Erik Killmonger: That's not my name, Princess. Ask me, King.”