The Moguls is a story about guys that have all grown up together and are now in their late 40s, early 50s.— Joe Pantoliano
The most pleasurable Joe Pantoliano quotes that will inspire your inner self
When I got the script for Memento, I read it and I got killed off on page one and I fired my agent.
I think one of the geniuses of Bound and The Matrix and Memento is the complete collaboration of the effort. There were no rotten apples.
I wanted to play a good guy after doing this lunatic on The Sopranos for two years. And then they did the sequel to Bad Boys, where I get to play the barking captain again.
They've been talking about Pi, which I haven't seen, they've been comparing it to Usual Suspects, Sixth Sense, and Fight Club, and I didn't see that either.
It's such a luxury to be able to be happy about going to work in the morning.
Bad Boys II has knocked everyone's socks off.
I've been very successful doing voices in movies.
I did Olive, the Other Reindeer, with Drew Barrymore, and I did Cats and Dogs. My children came to some of the sessions.
You'll never see me in the red leather. I don't have the chin for it.
It's all about people. It's all about the subjectivity of what people love.
What the hell did I do in the 80's? Midnight Run. A perfect movie. Just a perfect movie.
Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative.
Who owns the NY Post? 20th Century Fox. Talk about vertical integration.
That's another reason I did Daredevil: I didn't get killed off in it.
In a sluggish economy, never, ever f*** with another man's livelihood.
One thing that's great about being a character actor is that a movie doesn't rest on your shoulders. If it bombs, it won't hurt my career.
There aren't any small parts, only small paychecks.
I've been saying in the press that being a NY Post investigator reporter is an oxymoron.
Living in the projects helped me with this role.
We have to promote a movie. It's just extraordinary that everybody I'm talkin' to loves this movie.
I think we're going to see the day where commercialized television will not exist anymore, it's going to be vertically integrated.
I've been so good in so many movies that nobody saw.
When we were making The Fugitive, we all thought it was going to bomb.
Let's face it, 80 percent of the work I do my kids can't see.
I've worked with Steven Spielberg three times.
I'm proud to say that I'm one of those actors that continues to get hired by the same directors.
Twelve to 15 years of acting school, and I am being a bird.
I don't like directors that just say, Stand there and now do this.
In private some critics have come up to me afterwards and told me they honestly enjoyed the movie. Then they'd tell me that they're still going to have to write it up negatively.
They actually bought me for Daredevil 2, but they have to exercise the option.
When you work for Bruckheimer, you don't get it any better.
He's the ultimate producer. I've had the good fortune of working with some great producers over the years.
The greatest leading man, in my opinion, will always be Cary Grant.
The camera looks into your soul.
Actors always have opinions.
I've been on jobs where there's that one actor who is just a miserable, miserable no-good, dirty bastard, and it just turns the whole process sour.
We should do another 10 Bad Boys movies.
I could come in in one of those electric wheelchairs, like Peter Sellers in Dr Strangelove, just shouting away.
When I interview somebody, I look at their resume to see what they've done, who they've worked with, and how many times. If they've gotten repeat work. Those are the kinds of actors I want to hire.