Movies will make you famous; Television will make you rich; But theatre will make you good.— Terrence Mann
Strong Movie Famous quotations
Character is built by striving to be kind, not famous.
I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer.
I grew up really loving horror movies and genre movies.
I was a big fan of Universal Monsters movies, read Famous Monsters magazine. I built monster models and creature effects...
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works.
Filmmakers tell actors to adjust their body language, and the famous presence of the actor is his or her body language. That is what makes them special and a movie star. An actor's capital is his body.
No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.
The first two or three movies I did, I'd be around famous co-stars and totally pretend like I didn't care, but inside, I was shaking. I've been weaning myself off that.
My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.
People are only glamorous if you don't see them. Like the movies used to make people years ago. There is something about people on screen that makes them so special; when you see them in person, they are so different and the whole illusion is gone.
I don't want to be famous famous. I'm happy on the second tier, where I have autonomy on a professional level but I can still go out to the movies without being recognized.
I'm not interested in a realistic look - not at all, not ever. Every film should look the way I feel.
I don't want to become more famous than what I am.
I'm not interested in being in movies that are going to be shown all around the world and get a massive audience, so I'm interested in doing foreign movies as long as it stays an exceptional case and is exotic, but I don't want to go there [Hollywood].
Ibiza is a popular vacation place for a lot of the players in Spain.
If you go in the summer, there are some of the world's most famous movie and music stars, so nobody cares about soccer players.
I always wanted to be a movie star. I thought it meant being famous and having breakfast in bed. I didn't know you had to be up at 4:00 a.m.
All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun.
I did grow up next door to Steve McQueen, who was a very famous movie star at the time, but as a kid it didn't impress me. We always had great fun with him. He would take us out on Sundays on his motorcycles, riding around in the desert; he was like a second father.
Right now I'm the most famous silent movie actress in the world and I want to keep that for me. So I hope there's not going to be any other silent movies.
I didn't know what to expect from a famous movie star;
maybe that he'd be sort of stuck-up, you know. But not Gary Cooper. He horsed around so much... that I had a hard time painting him.
I think movies are getting dumber, actually. Where it used to be 50/50 and it's 3% good and 97% stupid.
Exploitation films were famous for taking an issue an exploiting it because they could move much faster than a studio could. If there was any hot topic, they would run out and make a quick movie and make a buck on it, by changing it around and using it, in some way, to give some relevance.
I remember once I went to go see a movie, and in front of me in line there was a little boy who looked so eager to see it, like it was Christmas morning. When he got to the ticket booth it turned out there was only one ticket left; the manager was there and wanted to give it to me instead since I was famous. That's when I knew I'd hit it big.
Open the pod bay doors, Hal.
Great moments are born from great opportunities.
I don't want to be famous as a movie star and have the whole world love me, I want to be a creative actress.
It was so embarrassing, everytime I see it, I blush.
Imagine if you saw yourselves like that. It's one thing to get dressed up and do the movie star thing, but I mean, it's my job to be outside of that and it's not like I'm on the outside when they're all watching me. [About the famous car wash scene from One Night at McCool's]
Everyone's parents were famous actors at my school, pretty much! I think I went to school with Paris Hilton when I was three. That's what L.A. is, though - it's an industry town. You go to school with kids and you think, 'Well that's normal, they make movies.
To make a great film need three things - the script, the script and the script.
'Howard the Duck!' That's a really interesting movie.
I appreciate my career, because I've had a lot of very interesting ups and downs, and most people... That movie is such a famous flop. In a land of a lot of flops, it's kind of awesome to be in a really famous flop. I mean, it's kind of a poster child for flops.
What is a movie star? It is an illusion.
It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn't real.
But to this day I am convinced that the real reason we met was because Alexander is from Nebraska, and he was completely fascinated that I was about to go off and make a movie with Brando - perhaps the most famous Nebraskan of all.
I'm world famous, everywhere I go there are people who love me because of I've been able to bring them some joy from the movies I've made.
I didn't want to dress anyone in the beginning, no celebrities.
Then, very slowly I started with one, two, like that. There are some celebrities whom we dress because they are part of the family. They are women I admire. I don't care how famous she is, if she is at the movies or in a concert.
I don't want to be more famous. I enjoy making movies but I enjoy my private life too. As an actor, to do it once in my lifetime I think would be a good experience. But I'll just leave it to fate. I had a chance to work with Ang Lee because of fate.
Scott's Eastwood movie Snowden sounds fascinating.
I want to see it because it's about deserting your country ... for whatever reasons you have. Edward Snowden became famous for the wrong reasons, as Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger became famous for doing something spectacular.
I was this Swedish kid who came over here to study engineering, but I got into movies, and suddenly I'm in this 'Rocky' picture with Sylvester Stallone. And then the movie comes out, and it's a big hit, and I'm famous. Like, world famous. I wasn't thinking of ruling Hollywood; I was thinking of just trying to make it to the next day, trying to figure out what the hell happened.
I play Edward G. Robinson [in Trumbo], who was a close friend and a co-worker of Dalton's [Trumbo]. They worked together on at least one or two screenplays. A lot of these stories take famous people and show you who they are behind the scenes, which is kind of fun. One of the things about getting to play Edward G. Robinson was learning who the man was away from his movie-star exterior.
I'm such a wuss. But I know that The Exorcist  is one of the best and most famous of [horor movies].
The stuff that I've been doing lately is political.
It's not always about people who are super famous movie stars. The fact that people are still taking a chance and listening to the blacklist episodes is really exciting.
Mel Brooks came to see Oh, Hello in L.
A. Mulaney and I had a meeting with him, and we invited him to come to the show, and he saw the Oh, Hello show live in L.A. To me, he's the most famous person. Having him come to our show that was so inspired by both of us loving The Producers and all his movies.
A lot of what is famous about film making are the movie stars and what is considered a movie star is a lot of great acting, but also a lot of physical beauty.
When you hear a famous voice, sometimes that takes me out of the movie.