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I am a theatre actor, but the last ten years I've taken parts in movies because it keeps me in money.
~By Michael Gambon ~


I manage to hide in my movies.
~By Liev Schreiber ~


I like doing films and I wish that I could do more but I still have to audition. I don't get offered starring roles in movies even though I've written and starred in a movie.
~By Tim Meadows ~


It was a wealthy family, and they heard me talk about movies, and they told me I should go into movies. That's the benefit of hanging out with rich people; they have no sense of what is or isn't possible.
~By Michael Patrick Jann ~


Well, I look at it like this: When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal. If the soup tastes good, everything's cool, and you don't necessarily want to know what's in it. The same thing holds true with movies.
~By Jeffrey Wright ~


We're gonna try and bring on all the different aspects of horror movie making and bring on guests and show all these old '50's B movies. Not the real corny ones, the real cool ones.
~By Jerry Only ~


In terms of the romantic kind of lead, I just never enjoy those movies very much. Maybe they'll come to interest me more as I get older. I doubt it, but maybe. Romantic comedies tend to be, for me, an oxymoron.
~By Christian Bale ~


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 figure you're only here for a matter of moments. Ever since I was a kid watching movies I've always wanted to make people laugh or have some sort of emotional reaction.
~By Tim Conway ~


The movies that influenced me were movies that told their stories through pictures more than words.
~By Sam Mendes ~


I never get scared making these kinds of movies because it's all make-believe, but I did cry when I saw the finished version of Man On Fire because it is so sad.
~By Dakota Fanning ~


I certainly grew up seeing more movies and television than I read books, but when it came time to do the thing itself you don't have to hire a lot of people to sit down and write a book, so that was the story-telling medium that was available to me.
~By John Sayles ~


I hate horror movies.
~By Melissa Auf der Maur ~


Those movies, Decline I and II and Suburbia, are dearly loved, but they never made any money. I didn't even have the rights for some of them.
~By Penelope Spheeris ~


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'm home schooled, and I have a teacher that goes with me on all my movies.
~By Dakota Fanning ~


There are movies that require fantasy and slightly more fantastical acting. Lines that are good for certain movies, in real life circumstances, would be absolutely unbelievable things to really say, and you would look at these people like they're freaks for conversing that way. But somehow for certain styles of movies, it works, and it seems fine.
~By Christian Bale ~


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


My wife says that stage acting is like being on a tightrope with no net, and being in the movies, there is a net - because you stop and go over it again. It's very technical and mechanical. On stage you're on your own.
~By Eli Wallach ~


My father in the film - which we probably haven't seen in previous movies, and in British Asian movies you could probably count on one hand - he says exactly why, actually why he's frightened for his daughter. He came to this country, England, and had a bit of a crappy time.
~By Parminder Nagra ~


Most people are interested in seeing 27-year-old women who are in movies somehow connected to sex. It's interesting to everyone. Especially little movies that are having trouble getting made, there's always sex.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


There are different reasons to make movies.
~By Aaron Eckhart ~


Actually, I look the same in real life as I do in the movies.
~By Andy Lau ~


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 ~


Take the hardcore gamers. The characters are way more real in the world of hardcore gamers who have played the game for hundreds of hours. They have the movie in their heads, they've built it on their own. These guys are always very disappointed in the movies.
~By Uwe Boll ~


Now, I have big-money offers on three movies, and I have director approval. That's kind of scary,' he says. 'No directors have been attached. That's a lot of pressure on me.
~By Cuba Gooding, Jr. ~


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 ~


I was influenced when I was younger by the cartoon movies that Disney put out, like Cinderella and what not. I watched those movies over and over when I was younger and the music is ingrained into my head. Nowadays, I'm still humming the tunes. It taught me the fundamentals.
~By Zac Efron ~


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 ~


Right now I just want to chill for a while. Take a hiatus from all the craziness. To clean my house, see my family. Just see some movies and pick some strawberries.
~By Lauren Ambrose ~


For six months I'd do movies and make it all about me. Then the other six months, it's not about me and it doesn't matter what my hair looks like or what anything looks like.
~By Rachel True ~


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 ~


I don't think of it as a competition - which might surprise you, given the way movies are reported constantly.
~By Sam Mendes ~


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


It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.
~By Andy Warhol ~


I like subtitles. Sometimes I wish all movies had subtitles.
~By Gena Rowlands ~


Woody Allen has done some excellent serious movies, too, like Crimes And Misdemeanors. Very overlooked movie, I think, and really his best. And currently I like Big Fish!
~By David Zucker ~


A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
~By Alfred Hitchcock ~


My dream role would probably be a psycho killer, because the whole thing I love about movies is that you get to do things you could never do in real life, and that would be my way of vicariously experiencing being a psycho killer. Also, it's incredibly romantic.
~By Christina Ricci ~


I would rather do movies because I'm very lazy and the hours are much easier.
~By Michael Vartan ~


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 ~


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 like making movies.
~By Antoine Fuqua ~


Nostalgia, the vice of the aged. We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome.
~By Angela Carter ~


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


My grandmother and I saw an average of eight movies a week, double features, second run.
~By Carol Burnett ~


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 ~


I make movies I want to see.
~By Neil LaBute ~


I make two movies a year to take care of the butcher and the baker and the school fees. Then I try to write, but it's not that easy. Acting is what's easy.
~By David Niven ~


I will make action movies, I think, for a few more years, another five years.
~By Jackie Chan ~


Years ago I realized that maybe I made mistake, politically, when I turned a lot of that stuff down. I would go off to obscure places and make movies that six people went to see.
~By Mickey Rourke ~


I want to have some effect on the way the world works in whatever way I can, and I also want to have the power to help get the movies that I think are important made.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


I don't want to make movies for kids, and I don't want to make movies for adults either.
~By Kristen Stewart ~


I don't like James Bond. They made him a super hero, but he is just an agent, a human being. In my movies, secret agents are more realistic, I didn't want to portray them in the most glowing colours.
~By King Hu ~


I tried so hard with movies like Vertigo and Middle of the Night and others. I felt those would show me that it's only a matter of time before I'd find the right one to reach out and touch people.
~By Kim Novak ~


You don't forget the movies, but you forget the details of them.
~By Sissy Spacek ~


I've always wanted to be an actress, ever since I was a little girl. I always played the mom and I played my sister as the daughter. I wanted to be an actress on television and movies instead of just around the house.
~By Dakota Fanning ~


As much as we'd like to believe that our work is great and that we're infallible, we're not. Hollywood movies are made for the audience. These are not small European art films we're making.
~By Harold Ramis ~


You know, Stephen says, in the movies no one ever goes to the bathroom. They shave, they brush their teeth. He goes right at this sort of funny taboo we have about the bathroom, and he turned it into this nightmare, you know, your worst fear of what's in there.
~By Lawrence Kasdan ~


I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it. You can't really move from it: it's on buses, in stores, it's everywhere. One of my kids has read the books; the other two are too small but they like the movies.
~By Gary Oldman ~


I think it's really odd, too, that the public is so privy to how much money the actors make and what movies cost. It seems to me to be beside the point. When I go to a movie I really don't want to think about the money. I want to see the story.
~By Holly Hunter ~


I don't watch the movies I make, so I haven't seen 'Footloose' since it came out. You see this young, hungry actor, it's pretty fun. I was the only one they screen tested. It was an attempt by the director and producer to talk the head of the studio into hiring me because they didn't want me.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


I haven't seen Clones, which has been during this period when I haven't seen much of anything, but I did see Phantom Menace, and see my feelings about it - see, first of all, I think that when you make a lot of movies, your attitude about the movies changes.
~By Lawrence Kasdan ~


When we did the pilot, I sort of pictured this guy pirating a signal and then this story unfolding of him building this satellite and these robots and watching these bad movies.
~By Joel Hodgson ~


I like high impact movies.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


When I was a kid, the only way I saw movies was from the back seat of my family's car at the drive-in.
~By Forest Whitaker ~


There's not a lot of good movies being made.
~By Sean Penn ~


I want to work with great directors. I want to work on good material with good actors. I've probably done 20 movies at this point and a lot of independents. It's been an incredible ride and I love it and I'm just going to keep going and doing what I'm doing.
~By Famke Janssen ~


Horror movies can be very interesting because they can deal with intangible subjects that are full of emotion.
~By Meg Tilly ~


At this point, it's either for fun or it's for money. I don't take movies that I don't really like.
~By Terence Stamp ~


What I tried to do is deliver movies that have worked for me more than once.
~By Clive Barker ~


We've been remarkably lucky in that we've been free to make the movies we've wanted to make the way we've wanted to make them. They've all been made for a price.
~By Joel Coen ~


If you go to school and practice for five days a week, it still gives you two days you can go and see your friends, you can go to the movies, you do whatever you like to do.
~By Ivan Lendl ~


In old movies, the cinematography is a thousand times better than anything today. Writing, a thousand times better.
~By John Kricfalusi ~


I look at myself as an audience member. I still love movies, and I still go and sit in the back of the big dark room with everybody else, and I want the same thrill.
~By Samuel L. Jackson ~


I think I've done pretty well. I've had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies, and my films have won about 12 awards, so I don't have any complaints.
~By Norman Jewison ~


I think everyone who makes movies should be forced to do television. Because you have to finish. You have to get it done, and there are a lot of decisions made just for the sake of making decisions. You do something because it's efficient and because it gets the story told and it connects to the audience.
~By Joss Whedon ~


James Cameron has always been way ahead of the curve in terms of the use of technology in his movies.
~By Joe Morton ~


I'm not really into movies on dates because you can't chat it up.
~By Taryn Manning ~


We've always loved going to the movies. Our mom and dad are big movie fans. They'd take us on these movie orgys where we'd see sometimes three movies in a day.
~By Andy Wachowski ~


The greatest luxury is being able to go to movies and plays now and then in the afternoons.
~By Robert MacNeil ~


The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
~By Lisa Loeb ~


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 ~


I spent much of my later childhood and adolescence very, very involved and interested in art, and particularly in animated movies.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


I like to make movies I like to watch.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


Some of the supporting roles that I've done as an actor, I took them because I knew that I would get to watch some of the leading guys in the movies, and also I'd get to work with them.
~By Thomas Jane ~


Well, look at all of these summer blockbusters. You can't help but laugh a little, because you've already seen a lot of these movies 482 times.
~By Sean Penn ~


People just want to watch movies that are entertaining, it doesn't matter what genre it is.
~By Matthew Vaughn ~


Live theater to me is much more free than the movies or television.
~By Eartha Kitt ~


I love huge movies. Not sure I am the guy to make them, but you can rely on me being there watching them.
~By Danny Boyle ~


You know, I find it very strange when movies that I made that were just excoriated - I mean that I was just vilified for - are now looked at as classics.
~By John Milius ~


It creeps up on you and becomes an obsession. It comes out of watching a million movies.
~By Mike Leigh ~


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 ~


You just never know when movies are going to take off or not. The lucky thing about this was that it didn't cost a lot of money, and therefore there wasn't loads of pressure on me.
~By Sam Mendes ~


Do you know what a blessing it is to make movies that make people happy?
~By Kate Hudson ~


I mean, I kind of remember... I'm 36 now, so it's kind of hard for me to relate to what it was like when I was 25, or 24, but I do remember a period in time when that's how I defined who I was, by the music I listened to and the movies I went to.
~By Liz Phair ~


I read and watch movies. I can't go to the movie theater much anymore, though, because I get recognized. It's worse sometimes if I wear a costume and try not to get recognized. I watch most of my films on airplanes.
~By Ayumi Hamasaki ~


People need to start to think about the messages that they send in the movies.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


Right now, my job is that I'm like an ambulance chaser. I've got to look for movies with white guys falling out of them.
~By Chris Rock ~


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

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