Lando Calrissian quotes from Star Wars films

22 April 2023
Lando Calrissian, the charming and suave administrator of Cloud City, is a character of undeniable sophistication and style. From his impeccable sense of fashion to his effortless charisma, Lando embodies the very essence of cool.

His smooth-talking demeanor and air of confidence immediately draw people in, making him a natural leader and respected authority figure. Yet, beneath his polished exterior lies a complex and conflicted individual, one who has experienced both triumph and tragedy throughout his life.

Despite his past missteps and questionable choices, Lando ultimately proves himself to be a loyal friend and ally, risking everything to protect those he cares about. His wit and quick thinking are matched only by his bravery and determination, making him an indispensable member of the Rebel Alliance.

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Lando Calrissian's The Empire Strikes Back Quotes

  •  "Hello, what have we here?" - said when Lando first meets Princess Leia and Han Solo after they arrive at Cloud City.
  • "Why, you slimy, double-crossing, no-good swindler. You've got a lot of guts coming here, after what you pulled." - said to Han Solo, pretending to be angry with him before revealing that he is actually happy to see him.
  •  "I had no choice. They arrived right before you did." - said to Han Solo when he asks why Lando betrayed him to the Empire.
  • "I'm altering the deal. Pray I don't alter it any further." - said by Darth Vader, but to which Lando adds "This deal is getting worse all the time."
  • "You've got a lot of guts coming here, after what you pulled." - said by Lando, pretending to be angry with Han before revealing that it's all a joke.
  • "It's not my fault!" - said by Lando after Han Solo falls into the carbon-freezing chamber.

Lando Calrissian quotes from Return of the Jedi

  • "We've gotta be able to get some kind of a reading on that shield, up or down." - Lando is speaking to the Rebel Alliance command center, likely General Solo, Princess Leia, and other key strategists, about their plan to destroy the Death Star II's shield generator on the forest moon of Endor.
  • "But how could they be jamming us if they don't know... if we're coming?" - Lando is puzzled about how the Imperial forces on Endor are able to jam their communications with the Rebel fleet, suggesting that there may be a spy or other means of communication interception at play.
  • "[to Nien Nunb] Don't worry, my friend's down there. He'll have that shield down in time." - Lando reassures his co-pilot Nien Nunb that Han Solo, who is leading the ground team on Endor, will be able to take down the shield generator in time for the Rebel fleet to attack the Death Star II. They are likely in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon at the time.
  •  "Yes, I said closer! Move as close as you can, and engage those Star Destroyers at point-blank range!" - Lando, now leading the Rebel attack on the Death Star II in the Millenium Falcon, orders his pilots to engage the Imperial Star Destroyers at close range, likely to minimize their ability to use their long-range weapons against the Rebel fleet.
  • "That blast came from the Death Star! That thing's operational!" - Lando witnesses the Death Star II's first demonstration of its planet-destroying capabilities.
  • "That was too close." - After narrowly avoiding being hit by a laser blast, Lando expresses relief and a touch of humor at the close call. 
  • "All right, Wedge. Go for the power regulator on the north tower." - Lando gives specific instructions to Wedge Antilles, one of his top pilots, on where to target their attack on the Death Star II. 
  • "Split up and head back to the surface. And see if you can get a few of those TIE fighters to follow you." - Lando directs his pilots to split up and attempt to lure some of the Imperial TIE fighters away from the main battle, likely to create opportunities for the other Rebel pilots to attack the Death Star II more easily.
  • "Pull up! All craft, pull up!" - Lando warns the Rebel pilots to pull up and avoid crashing into the Death Star II's surface as they attempt to fly through its narrow, twisting tunnels in pursuit of their targets.
  • "We won't get another chance at this, Admiral." - Lando stresses the urgency of their mission to Admiral Ackbar aboard Home One, emphasizing that they need to succeed in destroying the Death Star II now or else face the destruction of the Rebel Alliance and the galaxy at large.
  • "Han will have that shield down. We've got to give him more time!" - Lando expresses confidence in Han Solo's abilities as a ground operative and stresses the importance of buying him more time to complete his mission of taking down the shield generator on Endor. He may be speaking to General Solo or another Rebel officer.

Lando Calrissian quotes from the Rise of Skywalker

Jannah : Where are you from, General?
Lando Calrissian : The Gold system. Well, what about you, kid?
Jannah : Oh. I don't know.
Lando Calrissian : Well, let's find out.

Poe Dameron : How'd you do it? Defeat an empire with almost nothing.
Lando Calrissian : We had each other. That's how we won.

Lando Calrissian : I've got a bad feeling about this.

Lando Calrissian : A Wookiee tends to stand out in a crowd.

Poe Dameron : My friends... I'm sorry. I thought we had a shot. But there's just too many of them.
Lando Calrissian : But there are more of us, Poe. There are more of us.
Poe Dameron : [seeing the number of ships emerging from hyperspace] Look at this. Look at this!
Finn : Lando, you did it. You did i
Poe Dameron : Hit those underbelly cannons. Every one we knock out is a world saved.

Poe Dameron : General, we're looking for Exegol.
Lando Calrissian : Of course you are.
Rey : Leia needs pilots, General.
Lando Calrissian : My flying days are long gone. But do me a favor. Give Leia my love.
Rey : You should give it to her yourself.

Lando Calrissian : Only two were made.
Rey : A Sith wayfinder. Luke Skywalker came here to find one.
Lando Calrissian : I know. I was with him. Luke and I were tailing an old Jedi hunter.
[tapping his wristband, showing them a holographic profile]
Lando Calrissian : Ochi of Bestoon. He was carrying a clue that could lead to a wayfinder. We followed his ship halfway across the galaxy here. And when we got to his ship, it was abandoned. No clue, no wayfinder.
Rey : Is Ochi's ship still here?
Lando Calrissian : It's out in the desert where he left it.
Rey : We need to get to that ship. Search it again.

Lando Calrissian quotes from Solo: A Star Wars story

Donald Glover's portrayal of Lando Calrissian in the 2018 film Solo: A Star Wars Story was a standout performance that brought the iconic character to life in a new and exciting way. Glover perfectly captured the suave, charismatic, and slightly egotistical nature of Lando, imbuing the character with a sense of charm and wit that made him instantly likable. 

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From his impeccable fashion sense to his smooth-talking demeanor, Glover's Lando was a true scene-stealer who added a sense of fun and energy to every moment he was on screen. But what really made Glover's portrayal stand out was his ability to convey a sense of depth and complexity to the character, exploring his past and revealing his vulnerabilities and insecurities in a way that felt both authentic and engaging.

Here's Lando's quotes from Solo:

Han Solo : I heard a story about you. I was wondering if it's true.
Lando Calrissian : Everything you've heard about me is true.

Lando Calrissian : Do you want anything?
L3-37 : Equal rights?

Lando Calrissian : The Calrissian Chronicles. Chapter Five... continued.

Lando Calrissian : Han! You're alive!

Han Solo : Yeah, no thanks to you. I should have Chewie rip your arms off. In fact, Chewie, do it.
[Chewie roars at Lando] 
Lando Calrissian : Hey, Han! We are friends. You know that. We're friends. All right?
[Han pulls Lando into a tight hug] 
Han Solo : Oh, look at you. You thought he was gonna rip your arms off.
Lando Calrissian : I knew you were kidding
Han Solo : No, you didn't.

Lando Calrissian : [about Han]  I like this kid!

Lando Calrissian : [Lando to Beckett]  This is unbelievable. I'm definitely going to have some words with someone about this.

Lando Calrissian : [L3-37 is fighting someone; Lando comes to introduce Han, Chewie, and Qi'ra]  L3! Let go of the mean man's face.
L3-37 : [drops her opponent]  Who are these guys?

Lando Calrissian : [to L3]  You might wanna buckle up, baby.


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