Hollywood Quotes And Sayings

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I think that I used to love Hollywood movies. I remember great phases and moments. But, unfortunately, now is not the moment.
~By Bernardo Bertolucci ~


I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


If you go out to Hollywood you'll find a lot of fantastic plastic people there in the business and a lot of people in life generally. They find it so hard to be themselves that they have to be plastic.
~By Jimmy Cliff ~


It only worked for a little while; the morning after I agreed to go with Universal, an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers, and the secret was out.
~By Laura Hillenbrand ~


How did I get to Hollywood? By train.
~By John Ford ~


On the last couple of movies I made - big-budget Hollywood movies - I really missed being able to create my own material.
~By Rick Moranis ~


The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film.
~By Rainer W. Fassbinder ~


Hollywood executives believe that money is both the be-all and end-all to the moviemaking process.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


It's good to experience Hollywood in short bursts, I guess. Little snippets. I don't think I can handle being here all the time, it's pretty nutty.
~By Johnny Depp ~


I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress.
~By Stacey Dash ~


Hollywood views regular people as children, and they think they're the smart ones who need to tell the idiots out there how to be.
~By Trey Parker ~


If you tell people your ambitions, they usually laugh at you. When I told my girlfriends when I was 12 that I was going to Hollywood, they all laughed. And here I am!
~By Helen Reddy ~


Everybody in Hollywood was in Around the World in 80 Days. If you weren't, you left town and made up an excuse.
~By Cesar Romero ~


I think everybody dreamt somehow to make a film in Hollywood, you know.
~By Milos Forman ~


To this day, I don't know what shapes a Hollywood career.
~By Dorothy McGuire ~


I started off as a studio pianist in Hollywood.
~By Skitch Henderson ~


But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


I remained Ryan's companion on the Hollywood party circuit, growing inured to sex and drugs before I was in my teens.
~By Tatum O'Neal ~


In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already.
~By John Corbett ~


Hollywood hasn't aggressively pursued me. Neither have I aggressively pursued Hollywood.
~By Colin Firth ~


The criteria, for me, is movie star. It's Hollywood. Not Somalia.
~By Steven Cojocaru ~


I bought a house in the Hollywood Hills and brought my grandmother from Harlem to live in it with me.
~By Sammy Davis, Jr. ~


Unfortunately my career began in Hollywood, doing a negative pickup for Universal pictures.
~By Alex Cox ~


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 ~


There are plenty of lesbians in Hollywood, but they're not out. And that's their choice, but I can't do that, it's too important to me.
~By Jill Bennett ~


I don't think about Hollywood at all.
~By Alex Cox ~


I wanted to make the kind of records that I heard in the discos that I danced in at that time. Funky, electronic sounds, while the musicians in the band were more rock oriented. This I suppose created the sound we know as Frankie Goes To Hollywood.
~By Holly Johnson ~


My faith doesn't go over real well in Hollywood.
~By Jim Caviezel ~


I like travelling and if I have to come to Hollywood to make a movie I will, but otherwise I'd never move there. It's very much an industry town and that doesn't really interest me.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


I was in an awful lot of trouble in Hollywood.
~By Eddie Bracken ~


I don't really worry about being typecast much. I mean, everyone in Hollywood is typecast to a degree.
~By Peter Sarsgaard ~


There's a real separation between actors and all the other functions of Hollywood. If you're an actor you're somehow not a member of the crew. You're somehow more special. I hate that.
~By Rider Strong ~


It's nice to work with Hollywood because there is never any question of resources put at your disposal to make a film as long as it is the right thing to do.
~By Neil Jordan ~


The whole idea of doing the Hollywood thing never even occurred to me. When you grow up on the East coast, Hollywood seems like this fantasy land and you don't think that people can actually make a living there.
~By David Steinberg ~


Growing up in Hollywood it seemed like every kid was the child of some star. We had no idea that other people would think we were special, because there was no other lifestyle to compare it to.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


Getting married and then having children just centered me and grounded my values. It was like a whole new world. It started happening in New York with a little play called Cruise Control, where I relaxed, and then I kept getting work in Hollywood till this series happened.
~By Patricia Richardson ~


Yeah, there's a tendency to get pigeonholed in Hollywood.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


Hollywood was born schizophrenic. For 75 years it has been both a town and a state of mind, an industry and an art form.
~By Richard Corliss ~


Hollywood sold its stars on good looks and personality buildups. We weren't really actresses in a true sense, we were just big names - the products of a good publicity department.
~By Ann Sothern ~


In Hollywood we acquire the finest novels in order to smell the leather bindings.
~By Ernst Lubitsch ~


There's not really much destruction in New York besides the weather and it's a natural force so it's not like any destruction. But LA gets leveled (laughs). That's my comment to Hollywood.
~By Roland Emmerich ~


Hollywood is a suction for your confidence or your faith or your togetherness. Just walking on the street you can feel it.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~


Media companies, under the guise of piracy, are asking congress to give them more control over fair use. Hollywood wants to control innovation.
~By Joe Krauss ~


You know, it's not the people in Hollywood who go to see movies that will make a movie successful; it's the people all around the country; it's word-of-mouth.
~By Pia Zadora ~


I worked for a publishing company in Hollywood.
~By Mac Davis ~


I've watched the demise of the Hollywood orchestra, the house orchestras of the big studios.
~By Skitch Henderson ~


Hollywood can be hard on women, but it did not cause my problems.
~By Gene Tierney ~


Any of these Vietnam vets that have been there and know the deal, they don't feel that any Hollywood endeavor about the Vietnam era has ever gotten it right yet.
~By Sam Elliott ~


Nothing seems to come up to your expectations. But nothing I had heard about Hollywood was enough.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


If a movie isn't a hit right out of the gate, they drop it. Which means that the whole mainstream Hollywood product has been skewed toward violence and vulgar teen comedy.
~By Roger Ebert ~


Writers never get a very good deal in Hollywood.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


We should never forget that Hollywood was built by Europeans, and the old Jewish boys from Eastern Europe.
~By Maximilian Schell ~


The bottom line of Hollywood is money.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


I consider myself a student of Hollywood.
~By Rob Morrow ~


I make movies for grownups. When Hollywood starts making them again, I'll start acting in them again.
~By Lee Remick ~


Honestly, when I got to Hollywood I was trying to sell my songs.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


There's this perception sometimes around here that I'm this Hollywood guy.
~By Harry Anderson ~


A monoculture is not only Hollywood, but Americans trying to export democracy.
~By Bernardo Bertolucci ~


My parents kept us sheltered from this world of Hollywood. I don't have any great memories of bouncing on Cary Grant's knee or something like that.
~By Tony Goldwyn ~


Do you think I want to be the one lone voice against the Hollywood liberal establishment? It's not going to do me any good.
~By James Woods ~


I was raised in Hollywood and knew, from as early as grammar school, classmates who were in the business.
~By Mike Farrell ~


Hollywood is fickle; your career can end pretty fast. If the acting jobs dry up, you have to have something to fall back on. In fact, that would be my advice to kids interested in acting - make sure you get an education too.
~By Matthew Lawrence ~


But what I really like are old Hollywood movies. Very often I watch AMC.
~By Olivier Martinez ~


I'm the most insecure guy in Hollywood. If you had it good all your life, you figure it can't ever get bad, but when you had it bad, you wonder how long a thing like this will last.
~By Alan Ladd ~


Hollywood is like life, you face it with the sum total of your equipment.
~By Joan Crawford ~


It's so crazy in Hollywood.
~By David Spade ~


If God doesn't destroy Hollywood Boulevard, he owes Sodom and Gomorrah an apology.
~By Jay Leno ~


The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


Let any pretty girl announce a divorce in Hollywood and the wolves come running. Fresh meat for the beast, and they are always hungry.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


Winning is everything in Hollywood.
~By Olympia Dukakis ~


There's not much room for eccentricity in Hollywood, and eccentricity is what's sexy in people.
~By Rachel Weisz ~


True friendships don't fade in Hollywood, as so many myths about show business would have you insist.
~By Kent McCord ~


Then when I got to Hollywood, the first musical I did was Festival in 1977.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


What's really exciting for me is communicating to other people and not just going somewhere to make a movie. That's Hollywood to me and it would mean nothing.
~By Alejandro Amenabar ~


If you want to be in the automotive business, you go to Detroit, and you figure it out. If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it's at. Go to Hollywood, go to New York.
~By Nick Cannon ~


It will never be Hollywood, the same way people think it should be. I think it will grow and it will be healthy and it will expand into more than one production house.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


So I got caught up in the same wave as everybody else and went right out to Hollywood, to make movies.
~By Kitty Carlisle ~


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 ~


Curb Your Enthusiasm, is not so much about Hollywood. It's more about Larry's weaknesses.
~By Kevin Nealon ~


As the captain, I was going to be having the dominant role in most of the episodes, and that was appealing. I wasn't interested in coming to Hollywood to sit around.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


But, I've made films in Japan, in Yugoslavia, all over Europe, all over the United States, Mexico, but not Hollywood.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


And in Hollywood, you know, everyone is an expert. Most of them are expert editors. They can't direct, they can't write, they can't act, but, by God, they all think they can edit.
~By John Frankenheimer ~


In Hollywood, after you get a little success, the next thing you usually get is a divorce.
~By Dan Dailey ~


I have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so.
~By Eddie Marsan ~


I don't champion the idea of being in a Hollywood movie. I never had fun in one of them.
~By Armand Assante ~


I'm big and a lot of the stars are smaller so if you're big and mean looking, you play bad guys. After Blade Runner, I was the meanest guy in Hollywood.
~By Brion James ~


Many other movies, but for me The Professionals is the best I did in Hollywood.
~By Claudia Cardinale ~


If I never do another movie, I will have had the privilege of working on one of the big Hollywood movies with top people, creating a world that can only be described as totally cinematic.
~By Christine Baranski ~


I arrived in Hollywood and lived much of my life in America, but the fans did not really know me.
~By Persis Khambatta ~


When I was 14 -years-old, I made this PowerPoint presentation, and I invited my parents into my room and gave them popcorn. It was called 'Project Hollywood 2004' and it worked. I moved to L.A. in January of 2004.
~By Emma Stone ~


Everybody told me to stay in Hollywood. This was the place they said I could have a big career. What they failed to mention was that no one would quite know what to do with me.
~By Persis Khambatta ~


Training Day was such a Hollywood movie; I didn't like it.
~By Jason Patric ~


I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him.
~By Gene Tierney ~


I think I have always tried to do the smaller films. I like to jump around and there is something really nice for acting in a smaller film. But I think now, Hollywood's movies certainly involve a younger generation for the most part and so... I love going back and forth.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


Acting coaches in Hollywood were always telling me to use my hands and body more. But that was never me. I just breathe and sometimes it doesn't look as if I'm doing that.
~By Perry Como ~


You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.
~By Fred Allen ~


An associate producer is the only guy in Hollywood who will associate with a producer.
~By Fred Allen ~


If Washington is a two-party town, why can't Hollywood be one too?
~By Jon Voight ~

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