Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office.— Yahoo Serious
Sublime Box Office quotations
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
The trouble in corporate America is that too many people with too much power live in a box (their home), then travel the same road every day to another box (their office).
It appears that countless women born between the years of 1965 and 1978 are in love with John Cusack. I cannot fathom how he isn't the number-one box office star in America, because every straight girl I know would see her soul to share a milkshake with that motherfucker.
Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office of mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal -- that you can gather votes like box tops -- is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
We love the ability of the people to influence the actions of decision-makers, of lawmakers and presidents to be removed from or elevated to office by the will of voters, and of the community to connect amongst diverse populations through the ballot box.
No diet will remove all the fat from your body, becayse the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.
I ran spotlight. Swept up. Did box office. Ran the lighting board. But acting was the most fun.
But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire.
Virtue has its own reward, but no sales at the box office.
There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.
I would do 'John Carter' again tomorrow.
I'm very proud of 'John Carter.' Box office doesn't validate me as a person, or as an actor.
To be quite honest, numbers don't tell you everything because audience reactions differ. Some of the biggest films at the box office are not necessarily films that everyone has loved, they just opened to a good response.
Women perform great in the box office. Audiences want to see lead female characters.
it's difficult in Hollywood to be allowed to try anything.
It's all a terrible compromise. There is no time for art. All that matters is what they call box office.
Very difficult to understand American audience, what they like, what they don't like. Some movie I like very much, it doesn't work. Some movie I don't like, it gets big box office. Very difficult.
I think the art film, or the auteur-driven film - and not only foreign, but domestic films following that path - can get a small share of the box office. And I think that small share may open up a little bit.
I guess in the independent market, I'd be getting offers, but in terms of big studio films, I still have to audition. I don't think my name is that well-known, I don't have much of a following to guarantee box office success yet.
As far as a Latin explosion, I'm sorry, I'm the only Latino who's going to say it, but there is no Latin explosion. I'm sorry. Four or five top box office people do not make it an explosion, and it's disgusting to me that people will perceive it that way.
Films must all have the same structure.
All of this to guarantee box office bonanza, which of course it never does, but that's another discussion entirely.
I'm more contented and at peace with myself now than I was as a box-office queen. I'm less uptight. I've even reached a stage where it doesn't shatter me if somebody prints something bad about me.
When people protest and are upset with a movie, it becomes a big hit.
They hated Passion of The Christ, it worked out pretty well for the box office. So let's get that going.
Now I have to have the biggest P.O. box in the entire post office to get all the manuscripts coming in.
I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office.
Now, DVD can represent more income than the box office-and typically does.
Of course it's difficult to top a box office success like Emmanuelle, so it will always be my most important work. But that's nothing to be ashamed of.
The time has come for justice at the ballot box, and justice in the courts, and justice in the legislative halls, and justice in the governor's office.
I gauge success in years, not weeks. The weekend box-office approach to book launches is short sighted and encourages crappy books.
I don't turn my nose up at anything. If it's a great part, it's a great part. I'd love to do a box-office hit.
I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star.
I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films.
Hollywood's thinking is very typical.
And it's just really predictable too. And I think at Hollywood, these box office movies are flopping. I mean, there hasn't been an original thought coming out of Hollywood since the '80s.
I find that it's a very odd thing to think of competition when you're talking about what I still think of as art. I don't think of competing with actors or filmmakers at all. You do compete, in a way, at the box office, but we're far enough apart when both films are coming out that I'm not concerned with that either.
I think that the entertainment industry and the entertainment press tends to focus on opening weekend box office as a measure of the success of a film and I think the true success is out there in people's homes and how much they absolutely love these characters.
I think the success of a film is very important to an actor.
It depends on how many people go to watch your movies; the more the merrier. Nobody wants to do a film for five people. You work so hard that millions of people watch the movie; this is directly related to box office success.
Just in the past few years - since I've been making movies, which isn't a very long time - you now have a culture that is fascinated and informed about the box office in a way that sometimes filmmakers weren't even.
You know how many movies it took Tom Cruise before he was making 5, 6 million dollars? It probably took a billion dollars in box office.
My issue in the past with nudity was that these scenes had been written solely for box office draw.