Hollywood Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Hollywood

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Yes. Otherwise I could have done a lot of Hollywood movies. After Crouching Tiger I got a lot of offers, but I turned them down because they were all victim roles - poor girls sold to America to be a wife or whatever. I know I have the ability to go deeper, to take on more original roles than that.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


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


This summer, I'll be bringing out a mystery that involves a young lawyer and a court scene the likes of which I don't think you've ever seen. Hollywood said this is James Patterson meets John Grisham.
~By James Patterson ~


After 13 years of life on the half shell in Hollywood, I have made a trip where I wasn't a tourist.
~By Edgar Bergen ~


Winning is everything in Hollywood.
~By Olympia Dukakis ~


Hollywood is a world all its own.
~By Moira Kelly ~


The allure of Hollywood is huge when you don't know anything. You don't know the knives behind the smiles.
~By Steve Guttenberg ~


Hollywood embraced me in the late '80s because there was a good project I was in and it was different. Nowadays, it's about corporate mentality, box office, youth.
~By Marlee Matlin ~


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


I began to think, now is the time. I found quite a lot of opposition in Hollywood about the idea of doing a film musical and we ended up having to buy the rights back. I'm glad we did because it meant John and I were able to make exactly the movie we wanted.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


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


I didn't come to Hollywood to drink or get high, and I don't want to be considered a cool actor - I want to be a great actor.
~By Tom Sizemore ~


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 ~


The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood. Which is not the case if anybody's listening.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


I always felt Jimmy was trapped in Hollywood. He felt it himself. He loved aviation so much and he wanted to be able to do more of that. He somehow just got stuck here.
~By Kim Novak ~


There couldn't have been a better Hollywood ending for us. It's beyond baseball. It's rooting for your family.
~By Jimmy Fallon ~


Don't ever humiliate a man. If you're gonna have to dress him out, you take him aside and do it that way. That's the one thing I don't like about Hollywood: They go in for public humiliation. You shouldn't do that to a man.
~By Rip Torn ~


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 ~


One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding?
~By James Caan ~


Growing up in Hollywood it seemed like every kid was the child of some star.
~By Liza Minelli ~


I arrived in Hollywood without having my nose fixed, my teeth capped, or my name changed. That is very gratifying to me.
~By Barbra Streisand ~


Hollywood looks to these young people now to say something to the world. I have nothing against that, I think a lot of people have things to say. But I think you need life experience.
~By Sasha Alexander ~


I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production, just like most of my movies were.
~By Elvis Presley ~


I was born in Connecticut. But my parents brought my sister and I to L.A. when-Hollywood, actually, when i was 6 months old.
~By Linda Evans ~


People in Hollywood don't have that much sex, or at least I don't.
~By Rosario Dawson ~


I worked in Hollywood as a reader and a would-be writer for about 6 years before I sold my first story.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


If you can believe it, Hollywood wanted to change my birthdate. I was born after Valentine's Day, so they wanted to change it to February 14. A Latin lover should be born on Valentine's Day. I said no.
~By Cesar Romero ~


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


And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives - they all sit around, afraid to voice an opinion, saying nothing, waiting to know what the consensus is. Just like focus groups, opinion polls or a cabinet.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~


We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new.
~By Michael Eisner ~


Generally I don't like doing remakes, but I think that's more in the cynical world of Hollywood where normally remakes are purely for commercial reasons.
~By Gerard Butler ~


It's only in relatively recent years that Hollywood became the playground of multinational corporations which regard movies and TV shows as a minor irritant to their overall activity.
~By Peter Bart ~


The first thing I think of when I hear the name of Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend. I have fond memories of growing up at her house, but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set.
~By Keith Thibodeaux ~


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


Hollywood is like Picasso's bathroom.
~By Candice Bergen ~


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


I don't think I know a Scientologist except when I see one or two of their actors on the Hollywood screen.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


I loved to eat. For all of Hollywood's rewards, I was hungry for most of those 20 years.
~By Gene Tierney ~


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


The world changed. Hollywood changed. I think we've lost something, and we don't know how to get it back.
~By Roy Rogers ~


In Hollywood there are a lot of very insecure men running the business.
~By Rosanna Arquette ~


I don't think the Hollywood community is interested in what I can do. That's all right. I've never looked for a job in my life, and I'm not going to start now. I have plenty to keep me busy.
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


I think the bottom of the totem pole is African-American women, or women of colour. I think they get the least opportunities in Hollywood.
~By Denzel Washington ~


Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


And I think I have a perspective about Hollywood that you don't see very often in the press.
~By Patricia Heaton ~


All of us have read the stories about young people in Hollywood and all the challenges they have to confront there, and I think that artistically, I really didn't understand the commercial side of the film business, so I went back to a purely artistic setting.
~By Marisa Tomei ~


Well, I was getting a lot of money then, and I wasn't getting any Hollywood films, so I just did those. I'd always do a play in between. Whenever I ran low on funds, I'd always rush off to do a movie somewhere.
~By Eli Wallach ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.
~By Oscar Levant ~


Hollywood is run by people who sit up in their executive office, who are not connected to Mississippi, Alabama, Chicago, South Carolina. They know nothing about that, they don't go to church, and they make their decisions about what they think is right.
~By Steve Harvey ~


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 ~


I was bargaining for time away from Hollywood, and Columbia was bargaining for money. I got what I wanted and they got what they wanted. They knew I was so anxious to do Born Yesterday that I'd have done it for a dollar. They gave me the next best thing.
~By Judy Holliday ~


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


A lot of people got lost in Hollywood while trying to become a star. They lost themselves.
~By Jennifer O'Neill ~


I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.
~By Michael Douglas ~


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


I realized there was very little in Hollywood I would ever feel comfortable doing. If I kept one foot there and one foot in my Christianity, I would never grow.
~By Willie Aames ~


Hollywood is an extraordinary kind of temporary place.
~By John Schlesinger ~


There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
~By Ben Stiller ~


Generally, Hollywood makes the same stories over and over. I've never wanted to do the same thing twice. If a script doesn't surprise me in some way, I simply can't commit to the project.
~By Sherilyn Fenn ~


I've learned by hanging out in Hollywood, where I disagree politically with most people, that most people's hearts are in the right place, and the only thing we have to argue about is the way to solve the problems.
~By Tom Selleck ~


I have to go back to my younger days, when I just adored Hollywood musicals.
~By Julie Harris ~


Hollywood will accept actresses playing ten years older, but actors can play ten years younger.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


I think all women in Hollywood are known as sex symbols. That's what our purpose is in this business. You're merchandised, you're a product. You're sold and it's based on sex. But that's okay. I think women should be empowered by that, not degraded.
~By Megan Fox ~


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


I know when I'm working I seldom get into trouble. My educated guess is that boredom has caused most of the problems with Hollywood celebrities.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together.
~By Jackie Collins ~


Hollywood is a place where the stars twinkle until they wrinkle.
~By Victor Mature ~


Everyone is treating it like a Hollywood story. In Madison, it's a neighborhood story.
~By Chris Farley ~


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


I wanted to do another movie that could make us laugh and cry and feel good about the world. I wanted to do something else that could make us smile. This is a time when we need to smile more and Hollywood movies are supposed to do that for people in difficult times.
~By Steven Spielberg ~


Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe, it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood.
~By Billy Wilder ~


Maybe when I'm 75 and living in the south of France, after everyone I want to bitch about is already dead, then I may want to talk about my life in Hollywood.
~By Tracey Ullman ~


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 ~


I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, being charmed from either side. It was pure Hollywood magic.
~By Lorna Luft ~


Pearl is a disease of oysters. Levant is a disease of Hollywood.
~By Kenneth Tynan ~


When I first came here, Hollywood was very closed-minded.
~By Tia Carrere ~


Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things that mainstream Hollywood doesn't want to do.
~By Anthony Anderson ~


Studio 54 made Halloween in Hollywood look like a PTA meeting.
~By Lorna Luft ~


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


Hollywood has an obligation to watch what they put out there. Kids do imitate what they see - good or bad.
~By Morgan Brittany ~


I think the reason they cast me as the good girls is because they couldn't find any in Hollywood.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


And I wasn't crazy about Hollywood in those days.
~By Kitty Carlisle ~


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


I truly believe that all power corrupts. Such is probably the thinking behind every political film ever made in Hollywood.
~By Elia Kazan ~


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 ~


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 ~


Silence is the sure sign that you're on your way out in Hollywood.
~By Budd Schulberg ~


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 ~


One says also, it is one of the most faithful men in Hollywood, and makes again more interesting it equal.
~By Michelle Hunziker ~


In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
~By Lauren Bacall ~


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 ~


Everybody in Hollywood loves symbolic gestures.
~By Drew Carey ~


The attempt is that we want to get a couple of minutes under our belt, depending on how good the tests are and take that into Hollywood. The fallback is we're going to DVD anyways. We've got that covered.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


My departure from Hollywood was described as a walk-out. No one understood that I was cracking up.
~By Gene Tierney ~


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 think for the last fifteen, twenty years or so, Hollywood has underestimated the appeal of the Western. I think there is still a huge market.
~By Barry Corbin ~

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