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The 25 Best One-Liners in Action Movies

10.. “They’ve been de-kaffir-nated!”

Courtesy of: Sergeant Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) in Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

Opening the adventures of Murtaugh (Danny Glover) and Riggs (Mel Gibson) to a more global scope, the 1989 action sequel Lethal Weapon 2 features a subplot involving members of the South African Consulate who’ve run afoul of the law. So when Murtaugh, who has the liberty of saying such a racial slur of a pun for obvious reasons, watches a few of the corrupt folks meet their maker, he caps the scene off with the shamelessly corny, and wonderfully un-PC, “They’ve been de-kaffir-nated!” “Kaffir,” by the way, being South Africa’s equivalent to the N-word.

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