To say whatever nonsense comes into your head without any repercussions has got to be a bigger high than heckling a movie screen in a darkened theater.— Lenny Bruce
Heartwarming Movie Theater quotations
No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.
Twentieth-century culture's disease is the inability to feel their reality.
People cluster to TV, soap operas, movies, theater, pop idols and they have wild emotion over symbols. But in the reality of their own lives, they're emotionally dead.
I was in Japan a couple of months ago, I saw a preview for the movie Pearl Harbor. And they showed the Japanese airplanes coming in to bomb Pearl Harbor, and I applauded. Nobody else in the theater applauded.
I'm not interested in a realistic look - not at all, not ever. Every film should look the way I feel.
My dad had a movie theater so I was there every night.
I moved to New York to do theater, and I got cast in a play that was funny, and then I was the funny guy. I did a movie that was funny, and then I was the funny guy.
I remember, especially like when I was in high school, going to see like Dawn of the Dead and it was like mayhem in the theater and you could barely even watch the movie. It was so fun.
All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun.
Field of Dreams is the only movie - and I saw it in the theater - on an afternoon when I was on location somewhere, and there were like 12 people in the theater. I was just so devastated; I couldn't get out of my seat. And I sat and watched it a second time.
I wanted people to know that I'm not just a guy who does weird videos on the Internet. I actually am a filmmaker, and I can tell stories, and I can create something that's 90 minutes long that feels just like any other movie you see in the theater, and hopefully enjoy.
I saw 'Avatar' in the theater eight times and I got booed for it.
I'm totally serious. First of all, I love that movie. I totally love that movie, but nothing intrigues me more than the fact that it made like $2.7 billion and so how many people had to see it for it to make that much money.
I think movies are getting dumber, actually. Where it used to be 50/50 and it's 3% good and 97% stupid.
I wasn't hanging around the movie theaters in New York where I grew up, a Manhattan brat.
If you look at the Earth without architecture, its sometimes a little bit unpleasant. So there is this basic human need to do shelter in the broadest sense of the word, whether its a movie theater or a simple log cabin in the mountains. This is the core of architecture: To provide a space for human beings.
In my view, the only way to see a film remains the way the filmmaker intended: inside a large movie theater with great sound and pristine picture.
Great moments are born from great opportunities.
Movies will end up being this esoteric art form, where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.
Even so, there were times I saw freshness and beauty.
I could smell the air, and I really loved rock 'n' roll. Tears were warm, and girls were beautiful, like dreams. I liked movie theaters, the darkness and intimacy, and I liked the deep, sad summer nights.
I think my favorite place to eat dinner is the movie theater.
Dirty dogs, a big thing of nachos and a Cherry Coke - and I'm good.
To make a great film need three things - the script, the script and the script.
I work constantly but I work at a lot of different things.
You know, I run a theater company in New York, I direct plays, act in plays, in movies, so I try to keep it eclectic.
I mean, the whole idea of movies was it was special to go to see;
you went to a movie theater to see something that was magical and amazing, in a very special location.
I've found out that money is the most important thing in the world and, as God is my witness, I don't ever intend to be without it again. I'll never be hungry again.
I need to go someplace faraway that doesn't have telephones and doesn't have a record player and doesn't have movie theaters and people walking down the street in order to not do anything.
My most enjoyable movie going experiences have always been going to a movie theater, sitting there and the lights go down and a film comes on the screen that you don't know everything about, and you don't know every plot turn and every character movement that's going to happen.
I find playwriting really painful. I love it, or I wouldn't do it, but I don't love the theater as much as I love movies.
You really can't say enough about 'Blade Runner.
' For that movie to have such a long life - you can't describe what a beautiful feeling that is. Initially, the movie was out of theaters in something like two weeks. But the people that wanted it back - the fans - they really saved it.
I'm someone who believes the only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn.
I'd skip school regularly to see movies - even in the morning, in the small Parisian theaters that opened early.
Because I come from the theater, I use the images of the theater and of movies a great deal when I write. I see the story in my head. I have to break down the outline of a story first. I have to know where I'm going. Usually I have a good beginning and a good ending, and then I think, "Now I have to find my way through it."
You pay to have a good time, you don't always want to pay to be schooled or sad or reminded how bad you got it. To me a movie theater ain't always the place for that.
I think people want to stay home and run movies with their whole family at home.
It become a family hobby instead of going out to the theater, sad to say. But I think it's very good because it reaches millions that would never see these movies.
What's a bigger mystery box than a movie theater? You go to the theater, you're just so excited to see anything - the moment the lights go down is often the best part.
You have to make entertaining movies.
But like a good meal, it's nice to have a little food for thought after you walk out of the theater rather than just wiling away a couple of hours.
The combination of popcorn, soda, and melted chocolate which covers the floors of movie theaters.
All the difference in the world between the movies and the thrill I get out of a play at the theater. Ay, yes! Like fooling around with paper dolls when you could be playing with a real live baby.
Violent video games played in public places are a tiny fraction of the media violence to which modern American children are exposed. Tiny - and judging from the record of this case, not very violent compared to what is available to children on television and in movie theaters today.
Originally, theater was my life. It was what I assumed I'd spend my working life doing - if I was lucky. Then along came movies.
Actors get pigeonholed very quickly, particularly movie actors.
In the theater, one is more used to casting people against type and trusting that their talent and skill will get them through.
In the theater, you act more of the time.
In the movies, you get to act maybe 20 or 30 minutes of the day. I love acting in movies. It's just different.