Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 1075
Chance Lifetimes

Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.

- Robert Altman

Love Extent

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.

- Mary Schmich

Which Figure

You can figure out who you were by which movies you loved when.

- Mary Schmich

Through Maps

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

- Mary Schmich


My education was an education by movies.

- Robert Benton

Behind Like

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.

- Stanley Kubrick

Some Himself

A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.

- Stanley Kubrick

Some How

Almost any movie, no matter how original, is borrowing from some other movies.

- Oren Peli

Never Go

I never go overbudget on my movies.

- Stanley Tucci

Love Actor

I love being an actor, especially in movies, because you get to be someone else.

- Mason Cook

General Which

When you see violence in movies in general, it's very quick and painless, which isn't what it's like.

- Vincent Cassel

Ending Stop

If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.

- Orson Welles

Eye Head

A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.

- Orson Welles

Love Then

If you love movies, then you love America.

- Mathieu Amalric

Never Actor

Arnaud Desplechin invented me as an actor. I never imagined I'd be acting in movies.

- Mathieu Amalric

Story Counts

It's the story that counts.

- Vincente Minnelli

Love I Love

I love all the movies by director John Hughes. I also love John Landis's movies.

- Robert Coppola Schwartzman

Mistress Films

I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.

- Oskar Werner

Role Gonna

Of course, if you're gonna make movies, you gotta make movies, and I'm not gonna say no to a good role.

- Matt Dillon

Business News

Television saved the movies. The Internet is going to save the news business.

- Matt Drudge

Fall Like

I don't like to watch my own movies - I fall asleep in my own movies.

- Robert De Niro

Love Magic

I love the magic of movies and television, and I always have since I was kid.

- Matt Lanter

Like Mainstream

I like mainstream movies that are completely off the wall.

- Robert Downey, Jr.

Always Meant

There'll always be movies that are meant for the big screen, and they should be seen that way.

- Robert Englund

Pacing Mostly

But it's mostly about pacing yourself when you do these movies.

- Robert Englund

Films Times

Really interesting genre films, especially monster movies, evoke the fears of the times intentionally.

- Matt Reeves

Love Say

I really love movies! I have seen so many, I can't say my favourite one.

- Vittoria Ceretti

Couple Saw

I loved Superman growing up. I saw a couple of those movies in the theater, and I watched 'Superman II' 8000 times.

- Stephen Amell

Growing Scorsese

Movies I liked growing up were like Francis Ford Coppolla movies and Scorsese movies.

- Owen Wilson

Nature Subjective

Movies, by nature, are not subjective, they're objective.

- Stephen Chbosky

Gun Growing

'Top Gun' was one of my favorite movies growing up.

- Stephen Colletti

Big Lot

I turn a lot of stuff down - big, big movies, the kind I wouldn't want to go to the cinema to see.

- Matthew Fox

Russia Wanted

Americans wanted to settle all our difficulties with Russia and then go to the movies and drink Coke.

- W. Averell Harriman

Real Estate Based

When you make movies based on real life, you try to exaggerate it.

- Matthew Lawrence

Real Estate Based

When you make movies of based on real life, you try to exaggerate it.

- Matthew Lawrence

Kid About

I grew up in a blue-collar neighborhood and was raised by a man who did not emote, ever... I always cry at movies, and when I was a kid, I would try to hide it. It wasn't something a kid in Oaklyn, N.J., did. So I have these weird hang-ups about emotions.

- Matthew Quick

Die Big

I wasn't one of those kids who dreamed of writing novels when I was 8 or 12. I wanted to be a film director. I wanted to make big action movies. I loved movies like 'Die Hard,' 'Predator,' 'Aliens,' 'Raiders of the Lost Ark.'

- Matthew Reilly

Always Freak

I've always been a bit of a sound freak in the movies I've done.

- Stephen Hopkins

Making Yeah

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

- Matthew Vaughn

Watch Entertaining

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

- Matthew Vaughn

Normal Ideals

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

- Walt Disney

Editor Medium

Movies are an editor's medium.

- Stephen Root

Lot Read

I do read a lot. I read more than I watch movies.

- Paolo Sorrentino

Humor Scary Movies

The best scary movies have great humor in them and a great story.

- Stephen Sommers

Studio Hire

I'm trying to work in studio movies, but they won't hire me.

- Parker Posey

Want Director

I wouldn't not want to be a director and write as I wouldn't not to want to be a writer and direct movies.

- Walter Hill

Love Big

I'm definitely a romantic comedy dude because I'm a big romantic at heart. I'm a softy, so it's always nice to watch movies that make you think that love at first sight is actually possible.

- Sterling Knight

Very Lot

There are a lot of action movies with very little comedy.

- Steve Carr

Now And Then Plays

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

- Robert MacNeil

Boring Very

My movies are, more or less, very short. I'm terrified of boring an audience.

- Patrice Leconte

Over Billion

I'm not bragging but my movies have grossed well over a billion dollars.

- Steve Guttenberg

Goal Like

I don't have a goal but I just want to work on movies that I really like.

- Patricia Arquette

Over Super

Put the hero back in the super hero movies, because I think 'super' might have taken over.

- Max Landis

Minds Mass

When you mutilate movies for mass media, you tamper with the hearts and minds of America.

- Warren Beatty

Want Day Job

I have a day job. I can make movies when I want to.

- Warren Beatty

Cancer Cure

Movies are fun, but they're not a cure for cancer.

- Warren Beatty

Will Mine

If people have bought something of mine, they know by now that I will decline writing it for the movies.

- Patricia Highsmith

Riddles Answered

You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies.

- Steve Martin

Differently Passes

In cartoons, in movies, time passes differently. There are flashbacks and flashfowards.

- Warren Spector

Big Over

I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way.

- Robert Redford

Always Making

I always wanted to be a stay-at-home dad making art, making movies.

- Robert Rodriguez

Performance Chance

Those differences are what color the performance, but in the movies you don't get a chance to rehearse.

- Wayne Rogers

Strive Would

I strive to make movies I would enjoy.

- McG

Director Like

I'd like to make movies as a producer and a director.

- Steven Bauer

Rock Concerts

What do kids do? They go to movies, and they go to rock concerts.

- Robert Stigwood

Intangible Very

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

- Meg Tilly

Last Been

I've really been blessed to have these roles in movies that will last forever.

- Steven Ford

Watch Read

My favorite thing to do is just stay home with the dogs and read or watch movies and be together.

- Megan Mullally

Learned Sang

I was in the movies. I danced, I sang, I learned to work in front of a camera. It was like being in a repertory company.

- Robert Wagner

Made Preparations

Movies are made in the scriptwriting process and prepping and preparations for the shooting process.

- Wes Ball

Work Might

You know, things that might work in a book just do not work in the visual medium of movies.

- Wes Ball

Next Couple

In the next couple of years, part of every film's process is going to be to adjust the images. And it'll be to change the color of an actor's tie or change the little smirky thing he's doing with his mouth. Or you can put in more clouds or move the tree a little bit.

- Robert Zemeckis

Through Everybody

The most amazing thing for me is that every single person who sees a movie, not necessarily one of my movies, brings a whole set of unique experiences. Now, through careful manipulation and good storytelling, you can get everybody to clap at the same time, to hopefully laugh at the same time, and to be afraid at the same time.

- Steven Spielberg

Like Going

I feel there is no substitute for going out to the movies. There is nothing like it.

- Steven Spielberg

Success Reason

I do care about success and all of those things. But I don't care enough to do movies just for that reason.

- Patty Jenkins

Next Needs

A cinema villain essentially needs a moustache so he can twiddle with it gleefully as he cooks up his next nasty plan.

- Mel Brooks

Some Been

Maybe sometimes I have been wrong with some movies. Anyway, I try to do my best.

- Roberto Benigni

Here Lot

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

- Mel Smith

Lot Worked

I've worked a lot. I don't like to watch myself. I don't go to the movies unless I have to go to the premiere.

- Melanie Griffith

Never Took

I never took any theater lessons. So when I started to do movies, I was 14.

- Melanie Laurent

Made Readings

I've done a gazillion readings that have gone on to be movies that are made without me.

- Melanie Lynskey

Weird Everybody

I feel weird when I go to the movies and everybody's faces are perfect.

- Melanie Lynskey

Big Fan

I've seen all the Batman movies in the theater opening weekend. I was a big Batman fan, definitely.

- Robin Lord Taylor

Involved Based

Based on the name value I had, I went to L.A. and got involved in independent movies.

- Stone Cold Steve Austin

Hate Horror

I hate horror movies.

- Melissa Auf der Maur

Always Indie

After I do a big movie I get offered big movies. But I always do the weirdest indie.

- Robin Tunney

TV TV Movies

Stand-up is the scariest thing - whether it's TV, movies, improv - stand-up is the worst.

- Melissa Peterman

Glasses About

I always hated high-school shows and high-school movies, because they were always about the cool kids. It was always about dating and sex, and all the popular kids, and the good-looking kids. And the nerds were super-nerdy cartoons, with tape on their glasses. I never saw 'my people' portrayed accurately.

- Paul Feig

Mind Better

Books are like movies of the mind and it's better to leave Kinsey where she is.

- Sue Grafton

Believe Being

I enjoyed being in movies when I was a boy. As a child you're not acting - you believe.

- Roddy McDowall

Loved Ever

I loved movies ever since I was a kid.

- Roger Deakins

See New

Every great film should seem new every time you see it.

- Roger Ebert

Bad Movie

My motto: 'No good movie is depressing. All bad movies are depressing.'

- Roger Ebert

Ambition Made

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

- Roger Ebert

Simple Like

I don't like movies that are morally simple.

- Paul Mazursky

Give Biggest

To be unrecognizable in movies is the biggest compliment that anybody can give you.

- Michael Angarano

See Like

I make movies that audiences like, that I'd want to see. That's all.

- Michael Bay

Millions Of People

We don't make movies for critics. I've done four movies; there's millions upon millions upon millions of people who've paid to see them. Somebody likes them. My greatest joy is to sit anonymously in a dark theater and watch it with an audience, a paying audience.

- Michael Bay

Oh Teenage

I make movies for teenage boys. Oh dear, what a crime.

- Michael Bay

Like Gratuitous

I don't like gratuitous violence. I don't like the 'Saw' movies. I don't like the 'Hostel' movies. I don't like anything that is violence for violence's sake.

- Michael Biehn