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Come to me, son of Jor-El! Kneel before Zod!
General Zod, Superman II here

"You will bow down before me, Jor-El. I swear it! No matter that it takes an eternity! YOU WILL BOW DOWN BEFORE ME! BOTH YOU, AND THEN ONE DAY, YOUR HEIRS!"
General Zod, Superman

Stephen Miller: [video clip] ...the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned.
Stephen Colbert: Adding, "I am become Death, Destroyer of Worlds... kneel before Zod. K-Kneel... kneel. Have... have John Dickerson washed and brought to Zod's tent."

Whether or not you will bow to me is not open to debate. The question is, will I ever let you rise?
Fridius, telemin master, Magic: The Gathering

C3PO: His Excellency hopes that you will die honorably, but should any of you wish to beg for mercy, the great Jabba the Hutt will now listen to your pleas.
Han Solo: Threepio, you tell that slimy piece of worm-ridden filth, he'll get no such pleasure from us!... Right?

Jafar: Finally! You will bow to me!
Jasmine: We will never bow to you! [doesn't notice that her father was about to bow]
Jafar: If you won't bow before a Sultan, THEN YOU WILL COWER BEFORE A SORCERER!

Todd, Supernatural ("Wishful Thinking")

It brings a ray of sunshine to my unhappy life
To make him kneel before me and slowly twist the knife.

Shan Yu: I grow tired of your arrogance, old man. BOW TO ME!
Emperor: No matter how the wind howls, the mountain cannot bow to it.
Shan Yu: Then you will kneel in pieces!

Balalaika: I'm sorry, little boy, but...this is it. The end of the line. But before that happens, you'll have to apologize for all the mischief you've caused, isn't that right? Now, you're gonna kneel before me and beg for forgiveness.
Hansel: Hehe, you're pretty funn-
Balalaika: I said KNEEL! (sniper shot takes out Hansel's kneecap)

Axicor: So you know.
Scorpius: Did you think that armor would fool me? I know what you are!
Axicor: Then you should bow down!
Scorpius: Entropy will claim the Universe before I bow down to a Scarran!
Axicor: Even one of the Ruling Order?
[He removes his mask to show the distinctive upper-class Scarran face beneath]
Scorpius: Particularly the Ruling Order.

Come, son of Jor-el, KNEEL BEFORE ZOD! Snoochie boochies! [manic laugh]
Jay, Mallrats

Damned imbeciles! You do not deserve being alive! One day I shall purge all of you off this world! And everybody shall kneel before me!
Dr. Hell, Mazinger Z, Gosaku Ota manga

Terl: Pray, who the devil are you?
Terl: Oh god, he's foreign. Hello, Neil! Nice to meet you!

The fellahin knelt when they saw him, yet could not say why.
— "Nyarlathotep" by H. P. Lovecraft

Dr. Forrester: By the way, I don't think you've bowed down recently.
Mike Nelson: Ah, sure we have. Last Tuesday!
Dr. Forrester: No, no, that was more of a curtsy than a bow. So, how about we all bow down... now. [Cuts off the air]

Thargoid Guard: Earth scum, you will enter the throne room on your knees!
Kremmen: You transistorized twit; no-one tells Kremmen to kneel!
Thargoid Guard: You will ENTER on your KNEES!
Thargoid Guard: Or we will remove your eyeballs.
Kremmen: I think I'll enter on my knees.
Kremmen of the Star Corps

Stannis: It is customary to kneel when you are surrendering to a King.
Mance: We do not kneel.

Bow before your new God, and be spared.

Etheral Queen: I smell fear. If you would prefer not to fight, I shall permit you to kneel before me. Pay fealty and I may even grant you quarters to call home within this realm.
Wylfred: I kneel before no one!

The Khad twisted on his throne and there was mingled rage and amazement in his tone. "You dare to stand before me."
Blade now was playing it by intuition. "I stand," he said calmly. "Sir Blade bows to no man."
Blade: The Jade Warrior, by Jeffrey Lord

Now God...bends to my will.

Officer: Please... please just take... take whatever you want.
Shocker: No. I want you to crawl over here and hand it to me.

"You will learn to kneel before the broken!"
The Beast, Glass

"Now, bow to me! I said bow!"

We nothing if not forgiving. Choose correctly, and we may allow you to make amends. The world can still be yours, if you simply accept our path. This kindness will not be extended to all who defy us. Only you.
Kneel before us. Show us that you are with us, not against us.
The Dreamers, The Secret World

Sutekh: You pit your puny will against mine? Kneel!
The Doctor: No!
Sutekh: Kneel before the might of Sutekh.

"You don't seem to be kneeling. How tremendously brave of you."
Queen Elizabeth I, Doctor Who, "The Day of the Doctor"

I will rise,
And the stars will fall!
Those who dare to stand
Shall be made to crawl!
Dark Bowser, The Grand Finale WITH LYRICS

Strong Bad (Dressed as General Zod): Kneel before Zod!
Homestar Runner (Dressed as Bod): No, no. Kneel before Bod.
Strong Bad: Nuh-uh! Kneel before Zod!
Homestar: Kneel before Bod.
Strong Bad: Kneel before Zod.
Homestar: Kneel before Bod.
Strong Bad: Zod!
Homestar: Bod!
Strong Bad: Zod!
Homestar: Bod!
Strong Bad and Homestar banter until both are crushed by a falling bowl of strawberries and cream.
— Easter egg from Homestar Runner Halloween Hijinx

Sowande: That army you used to fight alongside, the Chaste. They captured me once. This was years ago, long before you were born. I had been captive three days when they heard my soldiers approach. The fortress fell silent. The gates remained locked. (laughs) The Chaste couldn't comprehend it but the soldiers outside, they were following my orders. They sealed the gates, allowed no-one in or out. On the third day your soldiers turned on each other. By the fourth, they'd run out of water. By the sixth, no food. I believe it was the tenth day that they knelt before me. Begging to make it stop.
Stick: Well, if I kneel before you right now, shithead, will you shut up?
The Defenders (2017), "Take Shelter"


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