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Movies give me an opportunity to go places. I'm not only a Swede but an American, not just a man of my time, but I've been living 2,000 years ago-and not just in a new country, America, but in the Holy Land, too.
~By Max von Sydow ~


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 ~


Shooting this one was kind of like a two month party, we would literally play music between takes, and other movies that were shooting on our lot would play hookey, come over and hang out and stuff. We had a great time.
~By Mike Myers ~


Men, when they fight in movies, it's a very different style. Harrison Ford was so cool when he had the whip, and Bruce Lee was such an artist that you couldn't take your eyes off of him.
~By Lucy Liu ~


Basically, there's not enough sex in movies, that's it. I'm trying to say it, people. I miss sex in movies because sex is natural, guns are not.
~By Zoe Saldana ~


On the one hand, the press, television, and movies make heroes of vandals by calling them whiz kids.
~By Ken Thompson ~


I never go overbudget on my movies.
~By Stanley Tucci ~


We felt like we had done as much as you can do with the slasher genre. We were trying to find the next group of scary movies that were ripe for parody.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~


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


I don't know what it was, maybe the movie theaters in my immediate surrounding neighbourhood in Burbank, but I never saw what would be considered A movies.
~By Tim Burton ~


Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
~By Mary Pickford ~


We work very cost effective and I sell my movies in 100 territories on my own.
~By Uwe Boll ~


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 ~


There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do. Movies, music, TV and, most importantly, the profound everydayness of our lives.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


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 have a record company starting. It's called Flesh Records and I'm putting together music for porno movies.
~By Adam Jones ~


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


There's not much to do in Atlanta, so the cast went to the gym together, went shopping together, and dinner was always a group thing. It's that whole summer-camp experience that making movies tends to be anyway.
~By Timothy Olyphant ~


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 ~


The more unique your film is and unusual it is and difficult it is, the harder it is to get it financed. That's why a lot of good filmmakers are doing television. They do HBO movies.
~By David Cronenberg ~


The best part of making the movies... learning from the pros themselves.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


I wanted to do everything. I wanted to be a pilot. I wanted to be a secret agent. I wanted to be a fireman and a doctor, all that. So I related that through movies and stuff.
~By Josh Holloway ~


I really don't like to do back-to-back movies. I concentrate on things at home. My family and school life are important to me. I try to do one movie a year.
~By Anna Chlumsky ~


My dad's sense of humor was direct and sometimes surreal - his quick wit is well known amongst our family and friends. He raised me on Spike Jones records and W.C. Fields movies, and his sense of humor fell somewhere in between.
~By Tony Visconti ~


You may think it's very presumptuous, but I really hope that my movies are going to turn people into better people.
~By Patrice Leconte ~


I wanted to keep exploring... I'm not about to choose a series of movies in which I can use the same bag of tricks and style that I used in the first film.
~By Sam Mendes ~


Very few movies I've done I regret being involved in.
~By Jared Harris ~


Not everybody goes to movies to get their life changed.
~By Samuel L. Jackson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Since the big band started I'm just always swamped with movies and things. It certainly pays the bills and it's very satisfying, because I get to write all these big charts and all this crazy music.
~By Brian Setzer ~


Well, I think one of the main things that you have to think about when acting in the movies is to try not to make the acting show.
~By James Stewart ~


Hitchcock had to fight to the death to make his movies.
~By Alex Winter ~


The way I create music is maybe like a painting, to compose in a more visual way. Basically it's the music that I want to hear- that's my inspiration and bottom line. I just try to get ideas from books, movies, paintings.
~By Ikue Mori ~


I don't make movies because I think audiences will want to go see them.
~By Jerry Bruckheimer ~


After the war, there was no industry. We lost the war. We had our whole city destroyed. No money. No studio. No film. No camera. No equipment. We would shoot in the street. We had no actors. Nothing. But we wanted to do movies. And we did the best movies in the world.
~By Dino De Laurentiis ~


I've been awfully busy, and I haven't gone to many movies.
~By Jeffrey Jones ~


I even knew some of the dialogue but it was definitely cool to look at. We always argue that the movies should be loyal but in this case I could argue that it might have been too loyal.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


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 ~


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


I'm hard-pressed to think of a lot of great rock movies.
~By Paul Westerberg ~


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 ~


There's no question that Whale's movies are classics. They were wonderful, and successful.
~By Bill Condon ~


You can make movies for a select audience, but you have to market it to them.You can make movies for a select audience, but you have to market it to them.
~By David Fincher ~


It's kind of like family. I can't say that we go out to lunch and to the movies every day with each other. Everyone's fully grown adult women with lives.
~By Kathy Valentine ~


I would love to do more movies. I'd like to get into some theater, too, if I could, just to learn more. I want to do gritty performances that I'm proud of. It doesn't matter to me if four people see it or millions of people see it, as long as I perform in such a way that people go, 'Wow!'
~By Jason Dohring ~


It's like why people read scary books or go see scary movies. Because it creates a distance. They're scared, but they're not going to get hurt.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


I'm not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence, without any apologies.
~By Quentin Tarantino ~


I couldn't be happier about being a part of 'Hunger Games' and to play Katniss. I have a huge responsibility to the fans of this incredible book and I don't take it lightly. I will give everything I have to these movies and to this role to make it worthy of Suzanne Collins' masterpiece.
~By Jennifer Lawrence ~


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


Frankly, I got into the movies because I like the movies a lot.
~By Jack Nicholson ~


I kinda see my current position like this: Here's your five minutes in the toy store, so you gotta do all the good movies you can before 'Chuck Woolery' rings the bell.
~By Ben Affleck ~


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 ~


I was the only swimmer in movies. Tarzan was long gone, and he couldn't have done them anyway; he could never have gotten into my bathing suit.
~By Esther Williams ~


There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.
~By Will Rogers ~


You know when you watch old movies, it's always the small parts you remember, the character actors who come in like a breath of fresh air.
~By Amy Sedaris ~


What are movies for if not to have the good guys triumph over the bad ones?
~By Margaret Carlson ~


Some mornings you wake up and think, gee I look handsome today. Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies? I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.
~By Liam Neeson ~


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


I only make movies I want to go see.
~By Jerry Bruckheimer ~


I was familiar with that and 'Rio Bravo.' 'Rio Bravo' was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time.
~By John Leguizamo ~


Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


Prior to that I produced a couple of TV movies for CBS, but the truth of the matter is that I burned out for a couple of years. I didn't do anything for a while, apart from taking up golf, for which I got a four handicap.
~By Gil Gerard ~


I love swimming, tennis, and I am taking up golf. I am not serious about it, I just go to the range and practice. Other than that, I enjoy going to the movies and hanging out with my friends.
~By Mila Kunis ~


Sometimes you find that there is better material in small and more independent movies. There's more risk-taking.
~By Nick Stahl ~


Most of us do not consciously look at movies.
~By Roger Ebert ~


You can't think about how people will perceive you or your character. All you can do is focus on your work. The rest is up to the universe. I've been acting for 16 years. I've done 55 movies and, in all seriousness, there's maybe five that are good and the rest are crap.
~By Robert Patrick ~


I think it's more interesting to see people who don't feel appropriately. I relate to that, because sometimes I don't feel anything at all for things I'm supposed to, and other times I feel too much. It's not always like it is in the movies.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


I think family movies have gotten so rich in this country.
~By Rachel Griffiths ~


I mean, the whole idea of movies was it was special to go to see - you went to a movie theater to see something that was magical and amazing, in a very special location.
~By Bob Balaban ~


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 ~


I get cassettes near Academy Award time of every movie that's made that thinks it has some kind of chance for a nomination - that's when I watch my movies.
~By William Peter Blatty ~


Yes well I've done three movies with Samuel L. Jackson, so I've met him a couple of times already. Well, I see him everyday, but its only on the screen.
~By Trevor Rabin ~


I would love to do a big studio movie, just because they're going to put the money into distributing it. A lot of times you do these little movies, you love them and they never get seen by anyone.
~By Gina Gershon ~


Movies are just ridiculously expensive.
~By Anthony Michael Hall ~


What career? A man's got a body of film of about four movies in about 10 years or something. I do it because I think I can do a good job of something and I'll enjoy it, do it, and sort of vanish. I don't want to be an actor for hire.
~By Paul Hogan ~


A lot of actors get concerned about their own image, even going so far as to rewrite a movie to best serve that image. All I want to do is be in good movies.
~By Michael Douglas ~


Movie SF is, by definition, dumbed down - there have only been three or four SF movies in the history of film that aspire to the complexity of literary SF.
~By Dan Simmons ~


Well, I see myself in the same business but a lot more successful and doing more movies maybe behind the camera. I plan to do some growing in this industry and take it as far as I can.
~By Matthew McGrory ~


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 crave working on those small independent movies because I love going to see those myself.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


I have been in a lot of movies, but none of them are critics' darlings, you might say.
~By Artie Lange ~


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 would like to see a fierce Fantasia mixed with Blade Runner, Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars all in one. That's the kind of movies I want to make.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


And being as I'm somebody who loves movies like The Machinist, I also love going along to big mass entertainment movies. I get in the mood for all kinds of movies, and so I like to try each of them.
~By Christian Bale ~


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 ~


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 ~


My sense is, I think it's okay for directors to do movies that speak to other work in their career.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


Comedy. It was just huge in my house. Peter Sellers and Alec Guinness, Monty Python and all those James Bond movies were highly regarded.
~By Mike Myers ~


I've had some of the best craft services on independent movies, actually, because they get more creative, generally, with a smaller budget. The work is still the same. I didn't really notice the difference other than I was getting dressed behind a curtain, basically.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


Pornography is pornography, what is there to see? Movies are attempting to destroy something that's supposed to be the most beautiful thing a man and a woman can have by making it cheap and common. It's what you don't see that's attractive.
~By Nancy Reagan ~


Bill Hanna and I owe an awful lot to television, but we both got our start and built the first phase of our partnership in the movies.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


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 ~


And if real life was like the movies, I should have lived happily ever after.
~By Piper Laurie ~


Coming Home had been made before and Apocalypse Now and Deer Hunter, different kinds of movies.
~By Oliver Stone ~


I have done about 15 movies so far and am on my 5th season on That '70s Show.
~By Danny Masterson ~


If I have to produce movies, direct movies, whatever to change the way Hollywood treats older women, I'll do it. If I have to bend the rules, I will. If I have to break them, I will.
~By Naomi Watts ~


When I can't sleep, I'll start thinking about how many shows I've done, count up the number of television shows and movies.
~By Robert Wagner ~


But Madonna has a small amount of talent when it comes to movies.
~By Norman Jewison ~

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