Film Quotes And Sayings

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Undeniably the American art form, too. And yet more and more, we see films made that diminish the American experience and example. And sometimes trash it completely.
~By Charlton Heston ~


No one knew what Rodney King had done beforehand to be stopped. No one realized that he was a parolee and that he was violating his parole. No one knew any of those things. All they saw was this grainy film and police officers hitting him over the head.
~By Daryl Gates ~


I've always loved film more than theater.
~By Laura Dern ~


I had travelled pretty widely around the world even before then, so I knew where to go to film wildlife.
~By Jim Fowler ~


I do remember smiling quite a bit inside it though since I knew it wouldn't be seen on film - so of course while the poor planet is being blown up I'm smiling and laughing like mad!
~By David Prowse ~


Because there is actually something very interesting in Goodfellas, how the style of the film changes as time goes by and based on the mental state of the protagonist.
~By Alex Cox ~


I think you can't be passive in making this film - or in watching it.
~By James Caviezel ~


With the black and white films, one was concerned with tone.
~By Julie Harris ~


I started writing this feature comedy in New York - a Chris Farley vehicle. The script was decent. When I got to LA, I met some new friends in film school and had them read my script and give me notes.
~By David Steinberg ~


I wanted to make Canadian films, and I ended up making American films.
~By Ted Kotcheff ~


I'd like to believe that the people that have supported me in my work or identified with me in films, the people that feel they know me, they do and they don't have misconceptions - they understand. I believe that.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


English is my second language, but in Hong Kong, they don't know that I'm from China. They think I'm from Hollywood because all the films they see are from here. China and Hong Kong are very different places, but they're starting to merge. Still the culture is very different.
~By Bai Ling ~


Anytime you're away from your home filming, it messes with your head.
~By Jennifer Lawrence ~


Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning.
~By Roland Barthes ~


I'll be honest with you. My kids don't watch my movies and never have. I can maybe name a film one hand that they've seen, actually, all the way through.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


15 years later, it's all the TV stars with the film deals, whether it's the cast of Friends or That '70s Show now with Ashton and other people doing stuff.
~By Anthony Michael Hall ~


I never wanted to be a film director but after this experience I really loved it. I would love to do more documentaries but it's difficult to find backing for them.
~By Marc Singer ~


I know actors come around and they always talk like that, but I don't do publicity if I don't like the film.
~By Barbara Hershey ~


As soon as television became the only secondary way in which films were watched, films had to adhere to a pretty linear system, whereby you can drift off for ten minutes and go and answer the phone and not really lose your place.
~By Christopher Nolan ~


I never liked filming the ads, but they were so well received.
~By Frank Perdue ~


The director is planning on titling the film 'Yummy Fur' so we are probably planning on changing the title of the book to 'Yummy Fur' to match the film.
~By Chester Brown ~


One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films.
~By Paul Mazursky ~


Justin Timberlake is terrific in this film. I told him it's time to stop singing.
~By Bruce Willis ~


In this age of consumerism film criticism all over the world - in America first but also in Europe - has become something that caters for the movie industry instead of being a counterbalance.
~By Wim Wenders ~


I mean, money people are usually quite brisk, but mine aren't, and they keep on giving me spaces so that I've been able to go on and do plays and films.
~By Jeremy Brett ~


Well, I just think through your career you go through different phases, and I just got sort of uninspired by the whole studio process of making and releasing films.
~By Brian De Palma ~


In the industry, you do need some ethics - if one film does well, then thousands get work and money comes back to the industry. I guess the bottomline is, if there are two versions, then the better one will click.
~By Ajay Devgan ~


When I come home and I'm tired from filming all day, I expect her to be there and make sure everything is cool for me. You know, like drawing my bath and helping me into bed.
~By Oliver Reed ~


We did this film in 13 days, mind you. And 13 days is not very long for a feature film. Nobody in their right mind would argue that. Nobody in their right mind would do that.
~By Kurtwood Smith ~


Of course, Hollywood is still making some excellent pictures which reflect the great artistry that made Hollywood famous throughout the world, but these films are exceptions, judging from box office returns and press reviews.
~By Pola Negri ~


Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the world.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


I did not make this a long film for its own sake. I wanted to make an entertaining film and offer it out there for those who want to see it. If word of mouth suggests there is an audience out there, hopefully their cinema will show it.
~By Kenneth Branagh ~


I thought I was going to be a lot more freaked out by being naked onstage. I think on film I would have been more freaked out, because film is less forgiving. But onstage it's lit so beautifully. It would make my mother look good.
~By Lorraine Bracco ~


Since the new film has been out, I'm doing quite a lot but then in July I will start doing things at home. I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such.
~By Jeremy Bulloch ~


So most of my acting experience came in college when I was living away from them. I acted in various independent films, and I got some commercial work and stuff like that.
~By Maria Menounos ~


We're still working out the details, but I'd be delighted to do the film. The problem at the moment is my busy schedule. Shooting on this film has been extended by a month, but I need to be in the U.S. by Dec. 20.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


I'll go do films for three or four months and then I can't wait to go home to LA. And I complain about LA left and right, but then I always end up wanting to go home, you know?
~By Tobey Maguire ~


I wanted to make Jerusalem as feature film. But we couldn't finance it only through theatrical release, we couldn't get all the money we needed. We had to get some money from television. So we said, ok, let's do it both ways. So we did it in four parts.
~By Bille August ~


Yes, he wanted me to do Funny Games before, which I didn't want to do because the film was very theoretical - the way people experience violence on screen. There was very little space for fiction, it was more like a sacrifice for the actors than anything else.
~By Isabelle Huppert ~


As we were leaving the Huron camp, it was awkward filming. I think that the Huron watching us was there to create tension - maybe we wouldn't get out. Nothing complicated.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


As for Tenacious D, of course it could work as a full length movie; all it requires is a great writer and great director with an ability to think outside of conventional film comedy.
~By David Cross ~


I also thought of myself as the Sonny Barger of the film industry.
~By John Milius ~


I know it's good when I see a smaller film get recognized because it means more publicity for them. When you start producing and directing the movies become a little more like your children.
~By Campbell Scott ~


A film that is bleached tends to have a more realistic quality.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


Everyone in my family is in the film business; I knew I wanted to be creative and it was important in my family to be artistic.
~By Sofia Coppola ~


Only after awhile. After it came out and people began to engage in discussions about the social reflections of the film that I realized it had an importance I hadn't thought of.
~By Rod Steiger ~


I don't think there's much point in putting me a deep, dark, heavy, emotional film because there are people who do it so much better than I do.
~By Hugh Grant ~


HATE, even if it's making money. is an underground movie, that's how it was made. It's a film about police brutality in the largest sense, it's about the whole of society and not just about the hood.
~By Mathieu Kassovitz ~


I love working with a lot of different films and a lot of different people.
~By Pam Grier ~


I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart. I like graphic novels more than comic books.
~By Matthew Vaughn ~


So our films had a lot more to them than entertainment value, and I'm glad that a lot of people recognize that now. People realize now the value of them as educational.
~By Ray Harryhausen ~


I'm not the kind of actress that goes home with the character. I mean, you're thinking about the work or the next day's scenes, but not staying in character. But as a film goes on, you become more and more fragile, emotionally. And physically too, actually.
~By Natasha Richardson ~


I got nominated for my second film as best young director in the Aikido Film Festival in Japan.
~By Donnie Yen ~


The things that I've done that have totally been remembered, they've always started with the same kind of engine, they've always started with someone saying 'I have to make this film - I'm going to make this film whatever the odds'.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


I ultimately have faith though, that good films will find their audience.
~By Joshua Leonard ~


If anyone can figure out how to balance my celebrity and my dual careers in music and film, it's me. I don't feel frightened; I feel challenged.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


Historically the director has been the key creative element in a film and we must maintain that. We must protect that, in spite of the fact that there is new technology that's continually trying to erode that.
~By John Frankenheimer ~


One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes.
~By Ken Burns ~


When you're a young actor you like to go for characters with a bit of flair, so in many films I ended up playing the weirdos. I can assure you I'm not a psycho or a criminal or a bully.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


It never occurred to me that I'd be on a television show or in feature films but when those came into play my dreams changed along the way.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


A lot of more modern films seem to just be out for violence or sex or what have you, without relating it to what's going within human beings. But every now and then one comes along that does that, and it's a joy.
~By Kim Hunter ~


Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing, where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that, and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed.
~By Claire Danes ~


To make a documentary is one thing, to make a feature film is quite another.
~By Dennis Hopper ~


I love caper films.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films.
~By Laura Dern ~


Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.
~By Ingmar Bergman ~


You see an absolutely brilliant film later, as an adult, and you walk out thinking about what to have for dinner. Whereas something like Jaws winds up having a huge effect on me. If only my parents had been taking me to Kurosawa films when I was eight, but no.
~By Ann Patchett ~


And the fact that I see so many films really seems to amaze certain people.
~By Jacques Rivette ~


And so I love films that are kind of rural in atmosphere. And you know, it's just a nice place to be day after day. All be it, it can be hard, it can be hard work. You can get hot.
~By Keith Carradine ~


'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable.
~By Timothy Dalton ~


The idea of working with Steven Spielberg was very attractive. He's such a master. He knows the language of the camera and of filmmaking, which gives him a great freedom.
~By Max von Sydow ~


I like John Carpenter. I like some of his films more than others.
~By Guillermo del Toro ~


If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it.
~By Andy Warhol ~


I do remember, as a child, that I always imagined, when I was maybe 6 or 7, my fantasy was that everywhere I went I was being followed by an invisible film crew.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


No critic writing about a film could say more than the film itself, although they do their best to make us think the oppposite.
~By Federico Fellini ~


I only work every couple of years. I go into retirement between films.
~By Paul Hogan ~


We've seen so many films now, that you have to be on par with the best films that have preceded you. You just can't make any movie and it will be good.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~


In France they spend six months training policemen, then they give them a gun and put them on the streets, and I don't know that that's enough. The film's not against the police - although I think that if someone wants to be a cop there's got to be a problem.
~By Mathieu Kassovitz ~


I've explored the worship side, the pop side, and the film scoring side of me.
~By Michael W. Smith ~


Obviously, I try to make the films work for an audience. That's the main point of making a film, and in retrospect, one can see that certain films, let's say Leaving Las Vegas, demonstrated its own success.
~By Mike Figgis ~


I didn't watch much TV as a kid and I don' t watch it now. I don' t find anything beautiful or unique to the medium, and the only thing you can do on TV that you can't do in film is make a continuing story - which is so cool!
~By David Lynch ~


I didn't fall in love with acting until I did a few films. Now, I couldn't live without it.
~By Geraldine Chaplin ~


I use cinematic things in a theatrical way on stage, and in film I use theatrical techniques in a cinematic way.
~By Julie Taymor ~


Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.
~By Carter Burwell ~


It's funny, like 15 years ago when I was a kid doing all the John Hughes movies, I remember Bruce Willis was the only guy who was transitioning from television into film.
~By Anthony Michael Hall ~


I said I did not know enough about UNICEF to handle a press conference and she said they would not want to talk about it they would only want to talk about films.
~By Roger Moore ~


It's gotten out of control. It's taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won't get made at all.
~By Glenn Close ~


Just in the past few years - since I've been making movies, which isn't a very long time - you now have a culture that is fascinated and informed about the box office in a way that sometimes filmmakers weren't even.
~By Neil LaBute ~


I was able to do To Sleep with Anger, a very powerful film about African Americans, their spirituality, and the things that happened within a small community and a family.
~By Danny Glover ~


We make the kind of movies we like to watch. I love to laugh. I love to be amazed by how beautiful it is. But I also love to be moved to tears. There's lots of heart in our films.
~By John Lasseter ~


No film should try to follow a trend, and do what film people think the public wants. There's no such thing as knowing what the public wants.
~By Alan Bates ~


Documentaries have always inspired me in narrative filmmaking.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


In musical theater you have to be very big and very animated, while film and television are more toned down.
~By Kevin Richardson ~


I have an intense obsession with making films. I not only love to make films, I perhaps need to make films.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


I was making a film called The White Tower at the foot of Mont Blanc - the one thing I learned from that experience was that it's more difficult to go down a mountain than to go up. A lot of people don't realize that.
~By Glenn Ford ~


Fundamentally I feel that there is as much difference between the stage and the films as between a piano and a violin. Normally you can't become a virtuoso in both.
~By Ethel Barrymore ~


I also paint, draw and I'm into film and photography as well, and the same thing applies to all of them. You're presenting this material to the general public and hoping that they're going to 'get' what you're doing. Some don't, some do.
~By Paul Kane ~


You get to the middle of a take that's going really well and the camera will run out of film. They have to stop you, apologize and then you've got to get things going all over again.
~By David Morse ~


I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate. It's not about creating or building a career.
~By Lisa Bonet ~

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