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


One of the skills I had to learn and become proficient in is kissing a man. I had never kissed a man. Will Smith did it in his movies, so did Jake Gyllenhaal, and I figured it was my time. So it was me and Steve Carell - fantastic.
~By Dwayne Johnson ~


We need to see men and women as equal partners, but it's hard to think of movies that do that. When I talk to people, they think of movies of forty-five years ago! Hepburn and Tracy!
~By Betty Friedan ~


I was so young, and making movies, going to the studio every morning at dawn was magic.
~By Natalie Wood ~


People think that they just want movies like Pretty Woman, when really they - at least the ones that I know personally - have been waiting for something that doesn't completely insult them.
~By Winona Ryder ~


Alone is a much better film than House of the Dead and better than most horror movies out today.
~By Uwe Boll ~


I decided at age 9, but I was reinforced at age 13 when a teacher told me I had talent. I can't say she really motivated me because I already knew. I knew I had talent. I went to the Jewish community theater and got in plays there. Then I went for the movies.'
~By Richard Dreyfuss ~


My education was an education by movies.
~By Robert Benton ~


I like plays, movies, everything. It doesn't matter.
~By Michael Dorn ~


Work is good when people are responsible, and in low-budget movies a lot of the actors don't want to be there. They're there to build a resume.
~By Sean Young ~


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 ~


Lord of the Rings was my first experience making movies and at the time, I had no ideas how movies were done. I thought that's the way they're done, so in a way, I had nothing to compare it to.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Movies are not about the weekend that they're released, and in the grand scheme of things, that's probably the most unimportant time of a film's life.
~By Quentin Tarantino ~


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 ~


Before I did any action movies, I did a couple of thrillers. That's hung around for me.
~By John McTiernan ~


Yes, I would love to play one of the leads in one these movies and have all those challenges and deal with all those complications, but the business being what it is, there is a slot for me in these kinds of films, so I enjoy them, and I enjoy the people that I work with.
~By Joe Morton ~


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


Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism.
~By Wim Wenders ~


So I like to try to go back and develop pure visual storytelling. Because to me, it's one of the most exciting aspects of making movies and almost a lost art at this point.
~By Brian De Palma ~


Well, you know the old line - to be nominated is what it's all about. I think that I've done pretty well - I've had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies, and my films have won about 12 awards in total, so I don't really have any complaints.
~By Norman Jewison ~


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 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 ~


I realized this is what God has dealt me, and I should be thankful considering all that's happened to me in my life, but MS caused the movies to stop - stop dead - and I miss it.
~By Richard Pryor ~


I love scary movies. The Shining and Don't Look Now are two of the best.
~By Famke Janssen ~


I'd rather do a lot of movies than a TV series and do a lot of different roles than be stuck in one TV thing.
~By Noah Hathaway ~


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


But he did say that the character would be on the sidelines in movies One and Two, and move into the middle with number Three, but I didn't realize he would move in with quite such a bang.
~By Ian McDiarmid ~


Well, I was born and raised in the Midwest, in Indiana specifically, and my childhood was full of weekend movies, you know, the Saturday and Sunday popcorn movies.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


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


When I think of the definition of cool and when I look at people, John Travolta is really the definition of cool because, not only is he great in all his movies, but, as a person, he's just really cool.
~By Christina Milian ~


Some of the best movies made about crime are those where the crime solver can get inside the head of the serial killer, and those are the techniques we use in C.S.I.
~By Paul Guilfoyle ~


I just like the continue doing what I've been doing. A melange of funny, straight drama, television, movies, a little theater here and there wouldn't hurt. So if I can keep doing that, I'll be a very happy person.
~By Mary Tyler Moore ~


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


The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.
~By Barbara Ehrenreich ~


I've always loved movies about con men. I think con men are as American as apple pie.
~By Bill Paxton ~


That's probably when I get the most angry at American movies, when they just so cynically manipulate the audience without even trying to give a good story.
~By Gene Siskel ~


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


I think movies are good for getting into dream states or exploring weird alternate states of thinking.
~By Alex Winter ~


For the most part, studio movies have huge budgets. They don't do anything under 30 to 40 million. When you have that much money at stake, you have so many people breathing down your neck.
~By Penelope Spheeris ~


Then I went through a whole bunch of crap with my lousy movies and pop records. I had people behind me kind of steering me in that direction, but it wasn't really my bag.
~By Pia Zadora ~


I didn't really want to do another sequel. I go to those movies, and I just sort of enjoy them like a viewer.
~By Lawrence Kasdan ~


We were a Western civilisation, an English speaking civilisation, both NZ and Australia, and we had all these influences coming from both Great Britain and America to us; sending us their culture in the shape and form of movies and television.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


I'm not surprised that Spielberg was able to capture the heroism of Schindler; so many of his movies are about the better part of mankind.
~By Gene Siskel ~


I know that in order to be considered successful, you're supposed to do two or three movies a year. I only work once every year-and-a-half, sometimes two years. I have children to raise.
~By Meg Tilly ~


Oh, I was completely hooked on movies and plays and theater from the time I was a day old - I was very, very early on in love with movies and I loved plays.
~By Bob Balaban ~


I love to look at The Graduate, or Lawrence of Arabia, or things I had nothing to do with. But you could not get me to go back and watch movies that it was a privilege just to be around them when they were being made.
~By Jeffrey Katzenberg ~


I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.
~By Christina Aguilera ~


But obviously as television began, it so undercut movies that he was trying to think of a way to combine seeing these special things, and the fact that people were just captivated by the magic box.
~By Bob Balaban ~


I love the first two X-Men movies because I thought that Bryan Singer did such a great job. He elevated that whole genre. He's a very talented director.
~By Famke Janssen ~


Fair or not, it always sucks when everyone wanders back from Sundance talking about how bad the movies were.
~By Donal Logue ~


The reason I chose the movies that I did was based on where they were being filmed.
~By Meryl Streep ~


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 ~


Ford Fairlane was one of those movies that was so much fun to make that it was bound not to be a big hit.
~By Renny Harlin ~


I choose movies, I never choose roles. I look at the script. I look at the director. I look at the other actors - and then the role.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


If movies are causing moral decay, then crime ought to be going up, but crime is going down.
~By Jack Valenti ~


Everybody wants blockbusters. I like to see a few pictures now and then that have to do with people and have relationships, and that's what I want to do films about. I don't want to see these sci-fi movies, and I don't want to do one of those. I don't understand it.
~By James Garner ~


It's such a pleasure to work in these movies, it's almost like it's not really happening.
~By Fred Willard ~


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 ~


I don't know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn't hurt the book.
~By Paul Auster ~


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 ~


No sooner than I did take it seriously, I had million-selling hits and movies with John Wayne.
~By Frankie Avalon ~


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 ~


All studio movies are the middle of the Bell curve. The only way to do something is to do it yourself. And the only way to do that is to not take any money from anyone or take as little money as possible from anyone and that's it.
~By Thomas Lennon ~


'St. Elmo's Fire' is one of my favorite films. I like the storytelling of those teenage American films. You don't get that now. Teenage American movies are all about sick jokes, puking a lot, arse jokes.
~By James McAvoy ~


In some movies you feel like you're a very small part of a huge machine. Whereas in the theater you can have a very small part, but you can still feel the weight and the gravity of it. Given the nature of theater, it's a more concentrated and quiet experience.
~By Minnie Driver ~


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 can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
~By Walt Disney ~


In LA I was watching At the Movies with Ebert and Roper, it was, nice to see them differentiate between the subject matter and the art form of making the film, and they both gave it thumbs up, and I was kind of pleased at their honesty as far as reviewers go.
~By Michael Berryman ~


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 ~


I mean, look, I love movies, not just the ones I make... In fact, I don't like the movies I make very much.
~By Alexander Payne ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When it comes to turning out movies, I'm for Hollywood.
~By Jeffrey Hunter ~


That's a little homage in a way to that and also to create that sort of creepy atmosphere that Hitchcock did. Vertigo was one of his great movies that was shot right here in The City and it's about a woman and the psychological twists and so forth.
~By Philip Kaufman ~


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 ~


Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren't very good.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


I can be in 20 movies. But I'll never be an actor.
~By Jon Stewart ~


I like to make all kinds of movies. I'd do 'Ocean's Thirteen' with the right script.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


I never play a villain that I don't have something I can either do or say so the audience sees there is something redeemable about them. In other words, I don't want to do evil for evil's sake. I don't want to do Jason slasher movies. There's no point in that.
~By Brion James ~


When I was a kid going to the movies, we'd go because Bogart was in the movie, or Cagney, or John Wayne. We didn't know what the story was about or anything.
~By Dennis Farina ~


There are some movies that I would like to forget, for the rest of my life. But even those movies teach me things.
~By Antonio Banderas ~


Of course, the whole Andy Kaufman angle was classic. I'm real proud of that. I mean that is something people are still talking about 20 years later, making movies about and that sort of thing. I mean not a day goes by that someone doesn't mention Andy Kaufman to me.
~By Jerry Lawler ~


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 ~


Around 5th and 6th grade I thought Dean Martin was the coolest guy in the world; he was a great singer, had his own television show and acted in movies.
~By Peter Gallagher ~


In the '80s, I can't say that Amy and I were aware of an independent film community. We could only get a certain amount of money for our pictures, which made them low budget movies, but they were distributed through studios.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


So, one way or another, I found myself in a few movies. I take it seriously when I'm on the set, but I don't take myself seriously as an actor.
~By Henry Rollins ~


People over 30 are interested in sex too, but they get real movies about it.
~By Linda Fiorentino ~


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


I aspire to eventually be making my living by making movies.
~By Richard King ~


Even in India the Hindi film industry might be the best known but there are movies made in other regional languages in India, be it Tamil or Bengali. Those experiences too are different from the ones in Bombay.
~By Aishwarya Rai ~


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 love doing movies but I loved doing theatre just as much.
~By Joe Morton ~


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


I now, more and more, appreciate when I'm in a group of good people and get to work in good movies and projects. I'm wildly grateful and appreciative.
~By Jeff Goldblum ~


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 ~


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 ~


A lot of young filmmakers bring their movies to my dad because he always gives lots of good editing ideas and notes. He'd be a good film professor.
~By Sofia Coppola ~


I love making independent movies, and that's pretty much what I'm going to be doing for the rest of my years.
~By Milla Jovovich ~


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

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