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You read a lot about movies with budgets of $25 to 30 million. Hell, if a studio can piss away that kind of money, why not let 'em piss on me?
~By Roy Scheider ~


I did have an offer to direct one of the Alien movies but I wasn't too excited about all the effects work.
~By Walter Hill ~


But we were doing plays and movies which I had nothing to do with other than being a producer, and I don't have that kind of interest or time any more.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


When they first cast me, I was a pretty avid fan and vampire movies and Celtic mythology, so I was excited to get a chance to walk in Doyle's shoes and have fun with it.
~By Glenn Quinn ~


Some movies I see today have the most dramatic plot points but the actors are not playing them dramatically.
~By Aaron Eckhart ~


This is the age of insincerity. The movies had the misfortune to come along in the twentieth century, and because they appeal to the masses there can be no sincerity in them.
~By Lionel Barrymore ~


Where I live, nobody who's fourteen is having sex and doing major drugs. And I think if you see it in the movies, you may be influenced by it. I think it's so important to preserve your innocence.
~By Natalie Portman ~


It's an end of the world I guess. I guess you'd currently call it disaster movie. But really they weren't disaster movies. They were more end of the world movies. This is more an end of the world movie.
~By Michael O'Donoghue ~


America is the only country capable of producing national movies: its culture has become a global culture.
~By Jean-Jacques Annaud ~


There's no way I'm going to put this kid in the movies, because of the rejection. It's so hard as an adult, so why set her up to feel that bad as a child?
~By Rosanna Arquette ~


There is a whole generation of people who are going to see movies or watch TV who don't want to work.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


I think acting is only one part of the piece of the movie. I'ts an important piece, but I'd like to be involved in all the other aspects of making movies.
~By Stephen Dorff ~


You know, Mamet is not a huge writer of female parts. Most of his movies don't even have women in them, so I'm lucky I'm in it at all.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


I really detest movies like Indecent Proposal and Pretty Woman because they send a message to women that sleeping with a rich man is the ultimate goal and really that's such a small part of it.
~By Laura Kightlinger ~


I have three daughters. I wanted them to be raised where there are real seasons and where everyone their age wasn't trying to get into movies.
~By Chevy Chase ~


With a movie you're creating from the beginning this particular work, let's not call it work of art, because very few movies are works of art, let's just call them bits of popular culture, whatever they are, sometimes very rarely by accident a movie becomes a work of art.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


I love movies, I've always been interested in them, but I wanted to wait for the right time to start acting.
~By Claudia Schiffer ~


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 ~


I think that if I had grown up and had been in show business and the movies twenty five, thirty years earlier, I think I would have made a lot more musical movies.
~By Christopher Walken ~


I recently found out about this other super movie star. He only works from about 11:00 to 4:00, so all his movies take like 120 days. But this was a lot of stuff to do in 35 days.
~By Dana Carvey ~


I like to go to the movies or read.
~By Adriana Lima ~


I'm carded for R-rated movies. And I get talked down to a lot. When I try to go rent a car or buy an airplane ticket or other stuff adults do, I get 'Okaaaaaay, honey.' I remember when I was 18, getting crayons in a restaurant.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Hollywood movies are run on fear and they don't want to make bold choices. They, generally, speaking want to keep things status quo. That's not really interesting for me.
~By Kyra Sedgwick ~


You can map your life through your favorite movies, and no two people's maps will be the same.
~By Mary Schmich ~


And then after a while he got me a job at the video store next door. I used to lock up the store and go next door and hang out all the time and watch movies and stuff.
~By Jason Mewes ~


I don't think London has been given enough credit in a lot of the movies that we make here.
~By Mel Smith ~


I only made two studio movies, that was a long time ago and obviously I removed myself. I think some of that is geographical. I live in New York and I want to work there, it's as simple as that.
~By Campbell Scott ~


No, but way before that, I've been doing little dances in movies for years. Yeah, that was an amazing chance. You know, at my age to be able to do a music dance video, very unusual.
~By Christopher Walken ~


Why did I spend all these years playing boring Europeans? I was made for action movies.
~By Asia Argento ~


I learned a lot about critics, not to really take them too seriously about movies.
~By Gina Gershon ~


The Lord of the Rings movie set an entirely new standard for fantasy in the movies.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


I think movies glamorize violence, in the sense that they make it in a way that it's either cool or funny.
~By Matthew Vaughn ~


I've been a screenwriter for twenty-five years. Every one of my books have been optioned for movies and I have written a few of those screenplays.
~By Alice Hoffman ~


All my movies are difficult to classify because they are very eclectic in mixing genres.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


I know there's a great deal that Arnold Schwarzenegger could teach me about making movies. There's a great deal I could teach him about the fiscal reforms that are needed - desperately needed - to set California back in good order.
~By Tom McClintock ~


I think we grew up thinking that the funniest things on TV were the old, serious movies. I always liked the Marx Brothers, but the thing that always made us laugh were movies like Zero Hour. That's what inspired us.
~By David Zucker ~


The movies I've made at a certain time of my life were exactly right for the stage of my life, the frame of mind I was in at the time. Each character I've had to play has been me in that time in my life.
~By Christian Slater ~


If a violent act towards a woman takes place, and the inspiration for that act is violence in cinema, the inspiration for that act would have come from somewhere else if movies didn't exist.
~By Richard King ~


The movies that are made more thoughtfully or made or with more ambition often get just get drowned out by the noise.
~By Roger Ebert ~


I did try to get a few of those teen high-school movies, but they just didn't like me. I guess I wasn't a certain type.
~By Leelee Sobieski ~


It's a juggernaut, yeah... but I'm not phased by making movies.
~By Matthew Vaughn ~


I want to be like Tom Cruise from The Outsiders and go on and do amazing movies for a long time.
~By Ashton Kutcher ~


Analyses of the movie marketplace points to an interesting phenomenon: High-profile movies are continuing to do well year-to-year in the U.S. and overseas - this past summer, for example, the top 10 movies registered at the same level as in '04.
~By Peter Bart ~


I'm less comfortable making American movies because I don't know them so well.
~By Neil Jordan ~


I live very normally, I go out with my friends, we go to the movies, I queue, we go to restaurants.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


I'm also doing constant book readings, movies. You name it, I'm doing it.
~By Lynn Redgrave ~


I don't think we're living in great times for movies, to tell you the truth.
~By Gabriel Byrne ~


I don't believe in superheroes but I love Batman movies. There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic.
~By Aisha Tyler ~


We always thought that we'd go on from the show to have a career in movies.
~By Kevin McDonald ~


Star Wars, the original movie, was all the various old genre of pictures: the swashbucklers, the war movies, all those things were put n there in a different look.
~By Bruce Boxleitner ~


Most movies are made today for teenage boys. Once in a while a good one comes along.
~By Richard Widmark ~


Making movies is eating candy. It's a very expensive candy, so you value when you can do it. So when you can do it twice at once, it's like, you know, a kid in a candy store!
~By Phillip Noyce ~


I'm an actor. And I guess I've done so many movies I've achieved some high visibility. But a star? I guess I still think of myself as kind of a worker ant.
~By Bill Vaughan ~


I was part of a group that had a cinema club so every week we would project two or three movies on 16 or 35mm.
~By Guillermo del Toro ~


I do believe that movies are subject to a million interpretations.
~By Oliver Stone ~


It seems to me that one thing people do over and over again is try to figure out how to get married, stay married, fall in love, how to rekindle all this stuff. It seems to me to be a pretty eternal theme so I don't know if you can get typecast from making movies about men relating to women. It seems to be what is going on on the planet a lot.
~By John Cusack ~


For eight years I did effects for other movies until I got my movie made.
~By Guillermo del Toro ~


I met the Colonel when Elvis was recording some song I'd written for one of his movies. Elvis was just having fun with the gang and all the Memphis boys and Colonel Parker was sitting over here in like a theater seat.
~By Mac Davis ~


And the VCR did the same thing: the movie industry thought nobody would ever watch movies any more.
~By Niklas Zennstrom ~


A lot of action movies today seem to have scenes that just lead up to the action.
~By Jason Statham ~


And if there's anything movies can do in a way that I just love, and I love as an audience is, "Show me something I don't know about. Show me something I haven't seen."
~By Annette Bening ~


Movies are immortal art - the first new art since Greek drama.
~By Eric Johnston ~


I did plays and movies and whatever all over the place.
~By Joe Mantegna ~


With movies, you are always in search is a good story, one that everyone will relate to and love. I love finding those stories and creating a visual world to tell the story.
~By Don Bluth ~


The movies I made when I was 14 or 15, I have a hard time looking at those. Those were the awkward years. I don't know if anybody can look at something they did when they were 14 and not wince.
~By Jodie Foster ~


The kind of pace that you want to use in a Western - just to acknowledge the land in the distance that everyone has to travel, and the way things develop sort of slowly - it's almost the antithetical of what's currently going on in the movies, you know.
~By Lawrence Kasdan ~


I like movies about longing and desperation, and dark and light things, stories about people struggling to raise children, and to have relationships and be intimate with each other.
~By Laura Dern ~


Well, I think every film student goes into film school thinking they want to write and direct their own movies, and they don't realize how much goes into it, and what a process it is.
~By Alexis Bledel ~


When I'm depressed and I feel low thinking that good movies are not made any more, then I put on his movies and I watch them. I laugh and I cry and I have great pleasure.
~By Geraldine Chaplin ~


So yes, I hope to act in other people's movies, big and small, because that's how I make my living, really.
~By Stanley Tucci ~


Sexiness, particularly in movies, is the chess game in the 'Thomas Crown Affair'. It's, it's, I don't know, but Faye Dunaway comes up a lot in that thinking. It's the subtlety of sexiness. The moment you try to be sexy, then it's not.
~By Daniel Craig ~


I think I am too old to be doing teen movies. I am just kind of annoyed, because you have all these teen movies coming out with usually either Lindsay Lohan or Hilary Duff doing four of the exact teen movies over and over again.
~By Alexa Vega ~


It's true, I did a lot of great movies, and I'm happy. It was what it was, and now I think all of that has fed into where I am now, and I think it has taught me a lot.
~By Faye Dunaway ~


One of the problems I have with a lot of movies these days is that everything is too well lit. In the world of digital creations there is a tendency to show too much.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


Clint Eastwood. Here's a guy who's been involved in so many movies, lots of them masterpieces, and now he's a director. I just like everything I know about him. He's very decisive, he makes up his mind real quick.
~By Bobby Farrelly ~


I never stopped studying Buddhism. In the past few years, in between movies, I do a retreat.
~By Jet Li ~


This is really showing me what certain movies mean to people.
~By Noah Hathaway ~


In life, single women are the most vulnerable adults. In movies, they are given imaginary power.
~By Elizabeth Wurtzel ~


I've had some movies that have been ridiculed, but that's OK with me. I don't feel that really defines me. Should I change who I am to be popular?
~By Kevin Costner ~


Now while the German money is over for Hollywood, I still have $80 million to make movies, and we will have two things coming up: less major movies and the price for actors will go down.
~By Uwe Boll ~


Sometimes when we weep in the movies we weep for ourselves or for a life unlived. Or we even go to the movies because we want to resist the emotion that's there in front of us. I think there is always a catharsis that I look for and that makes the movie experience worthwhile.
~By Edward Zwick ~


I suppose when I was a kid, and I went to movies, and later went to some plays on my own when I got a little older, in New Orleans, where I was living then, I zeroed in on the actor.
~By Ray Walston ~


The only reason anyone goes to Broadway is because they can't get work in the movies.
~By Bette Davis ~


They allow us to disrespect our Black woman. A lot of these things would be considered criminal if it were to be carried out in the streets. That's like when they tell you after you buy your VHS and you rent movies they tell you not to copy the movies.
~By Afrika Bambaataa ~


But my favorite period for actors is the 70s. I think so many great movies were made in the 70s. The 90s just seem to be a confused decade. Nobody knows, really, what's going on.
~By Ethan Suplee ~


I love turning my daughter on to old movies.
~By Susie Bright ~


I don't control the movies that are offered to me, but I make choices based on certain parameters.
~By Andy Garcia ~


I like to think the movies that I've picked have something worthwhile to say. Something relevant.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


You've seen how they make movies like Star Wars and stuff. They're never really there. They're in front of a green screen just pretending to be jumping around.
~By Rider Strong ~


More and more movies have been pressured to allow reporters and TV cameras to come onto the set while you're working, and I find that a real violation.
~By Holly Hunter ~


I know people watch our movies and they'll see a lot of images - they call it gross-out - that they don't like, and I understand that. It's an important movie and one that's extremely well done, but the amount of violent imagery was not for me.
~By Bobby Farrelly ~


And anyway, it's only movies. to stop me I think they'll ahve to shoot me in the head.
~By Ridley Scott ~


It's really hard for actors to cross over and get any respect as a singer, and if I could just keep it separate and not use my music in movies, it's cool.
~By Taryn Manning ~


If you look at a lot of animated movies, they don't pay attention to how things move through space.
~By Brad Bird ~


Movies will end up being this esoteric art form, where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.
~By M. Night Shyamalan ~


I'm obsessed with zombies. I like watching zombie movies and I read zombie books.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


The perceived wisdom is that people do not go in large numbers to black-and-white movies anymore - which is a great shame, but I'd love to make a black-and-white movie one day.
~By Sam Mendes ~


The funny thing about commercials to me is that many of them now don't even mention the product until the very end. You don't really know what the commercial is all about. They're kind of like little movies, like shorts, and that's why I think they're so entertaining.
~By Kevin Nealon ~


In other words, if you - the cost of promoting movies, the advertising and promotion of a movie, the budget is almost as large as the cost of the movie.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


I think it's time to do clean-up for a generation. I believe this is one of the movies that hits home for all colors and all races. Everybody I talk to, black or white, suburban, rich or poor, can relate to rejection, can relate to not having a father or a mother.
~By Derek Luke ~

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