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  1. Picture quote by Ridley Scott about movies

    I think movies are getting dumber, actually. Where it used to be 50/50 and it's 3% good and 97% stupid. ⏤ Ridley Scott


  2. Picture quote by Herb Brooks about movies

    Great moments are born from great opportunities. ⏤ Herb Brooks


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Drama is life with the dull parts cut out of it.

Alfred Hitchcock

There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.

Will Rogers

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.

Alfred Hitchcock

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

Orson Welles

A film is -- or should be -- more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings.

Stanley Kubrick

If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.

Woody Allen

In good films, there is always a directness that entirely frees us from the itch to interpret.

Susan Sontag

Basically, there's not enough sex in movies, that's it. I'm trying to say it, people. I miss sex in movies because sex is natural, guns are not.

Zoe Saldana

Everything I learned I learned from the movies.

Audrey Hepburn

Film spectators are quiet vampires.

Jim Morrison

I think what a lot of action movies lose these days, especially the ones that deal with fantasy, is you stop caring at some point because you've lost human scale.

Harrison Ford

Some years ago, writing about stage adaptations of fiction, I noted:

John Simon

One of the joys of going to the movies was that it was trashy, and we should never lose that.

Oliver Stone

The most exciting thing for all of us is movies and movie stars.

Kenneth Edmonds

When I was a kid, the only way I saw movies was from the back seat of my family's car at the drive-in.

Forest Whitaker

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.

Charlie Chaplin

Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.

Tim Burton

The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.

Alfred Hitchcock

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.

Alfred Hitchcock

Some mornings you wake up and think, gee I look handsome today. Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies? I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.

Liam Neeson

No sooner than I did take it seriously, I had million-selling hits and movies with John Wayne.

Frankie Avalon

The irony is that the more unapologetically sexist men are in movies, the more women tend to be attracted to them in person.

Jon Favreau

I like high impact movies.

Kathryn Bigelow

Every single art form is involved in film, in a way.

Sydney Pollack

Well, I started thinking about what you were saying about how your movies need to make a profit. Now, what is the one thing, if you put it in a movie, it'll be successful?

Ed Wood

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

This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.

Clint Eastwood

The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion, or delusion.

Derek Jarman

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.

Jean-Luc Godard

Going to the cinema is like returning to the womb; you sit there, still and meditative in the darkness, waiting for life to appear on the screen.

Federico Fellini

All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl.

JeanLuc Godard

I think that Star Wars revolutionized not only sci-fi movies, but also the entire industry in the way that things are done.

Peter Mayhew

I would rather do movies because I'm very lazy and the hours are much easier.

Michael Vartan

The secret to film is that it's an illusion.

George Lucas

I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.

Bette Davis

Everything makes me nervous - except making films.

Elizabeth Taylor

Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.

Federico Fellini

I'm a sci-fi girl. If I can have anything in life, I'd want tons of great science-fiction movies and stories. It's so progressive, beautiful, and imaginative.

Zoe Saldana

I played Winnie Cooper on 'The Wonder Years' from ages 12-18, and did a few other movies during some of the summers.

Danica McKellar

I do intelligent roles. I don't want to be labeled as doing silly movies. I'm more mature than kids my age because I'm constantly surrounded by adults.

Mischa Barton

I don't wanna abandon my identity as LL Cool J, but at the same time, I had to figure out how to let people know that I'm really serious about making these movies.

LL Cool J

He's my favorite! He wrote and produced, and starred in and cast all of his movies! Can you imagine? I get really excited when I talk about Charlie Chaplin.

Emma Stone

We make the kind of movies we like to watch. I love to laugh. I love to be amazed by how beautiful it is. But I also love to be moved to tears. There's lots of heart in our films.

John Lasseter

I love movies that make me cry, because they're tapping into a real emotion in me, and I always think afterwards: how did they do that?

John Lasseter

What I tried to do is deliver movies that have worked for me more than once.

Clive Barker

My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn't have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The greatest films are those which show how society shapes man. The greatest plays are those which show how man shapes society.

Kenneth Tynan

It's hard to make a cultural phenomenon every time.

John Travolta

My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes, because nobody can leave.

Burt Reynolds

For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.

Alfred Hitchcock

I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.

Frank Capra

Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are.

Robert Bresson

We work very cost effective and I sell my movies in 100 territories on my own.

Uwe Boll

I don't know any form of art or entertainment that can affect people the way movies can. I know it sounds ridiculous, but they can change your world. They can change your views.

Chris Evans

I remember looking through magazines or watching movies even just a couple of years ago and being like, 'I really want to be part of that,' but not realizing what that was.

Leighton Meester

You learn more discipline in the theatre than you do in movies or TV. You're on stage every night and you have to sustain your energy level tor several hours.

Blythe Danner

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.

Sydney Pollack

It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.

Andy Warhol

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.

Woody Allen

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

I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George Lucas would do it.

Mark Hamill

Sex is a doorway to something so powerful and mystical, but movies usually depict it in a completely flat way.

David Lynch

I don't know what it was, maybe the movie theaters in my immediate surrounding neighbourhood in Burbank, but I never saw what would be considered A movies.

Tim Burton

Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic.

Johnny Depp

Cinema is an old whore, like circus and variety, who knows how to give many kinds of pleasure. Besides, you can't teach old fleas new dogs.

Federico Fellini

You read a lot about movies with budgets of $25 to 30 million. Hell, if a studio can piss away that kind of money, why not let 'em piss on me?

Roy Scheider

I've tried like hell to make bad movies good, and I can't. Maybe Marlon Brando has been able to do that at times. But even he has a hard time making The Appaloosa a good movie.

Dylan McDermott

I'm interested in doing movies I wouldn't normally be interested in doing.

Eric Stoltz

After I was fired from Disney, I did some of the worst movies ever made.

Tommy Kirk

It's a good time to be making movies, despite the cynicism people have about Hollywood.

Rob Morrow

I knew I was a good stage actor but I had no idea about movies. And I wasn't a Paul Newman type of guy. That's why I thought the stage is just right for me.

Ed O'Neill

I manage to hide in my movies.

Liev Schreiber

I produced six movies with Amy Robinson since the very early '80s.

Griffin Dunne

I did some commercials and a couple of B movies, then a few pilots that didn't go anywhere. Eventually I did the pilot for Beverly Hills, 90210. The rest is history.

Brian Austin Green

I was born in New Orleans, and I wasn't allowed to go to the movies.

Kitty Carlisle

Like when you go to a magic show and you know how they do the illusions. That's how I am when I watch any movies where they have people flying through the air.

Renee O'Connor

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.

Jean Cocteau

I like the idea of movies having a magic element. How many times have you seen an actor in a movie who you know only as the character? It's wonderful, isn't it?

Christian Bale

Now, I have big-money offers on three movies, and I have director approval. That's kind of scary,' he says. 'No directors have been attached. That's a lot of pressure on me.

Cuba Gooding, Jr.

It really comes down to the fact that, because I was perceived as a bad guy for leaving the show, I think people were rooting against the movies. That was really unfortunate.

David Caruso

The really courageous and bold thing is to make movies about human behaviour.

Laura Dern

It's sad that women characters have lost so much ground in popular movies. Didn't 'Thelma and Louise' prove that women want to see women doing things on film? Thelma and Louise were in a classic car; they were being chased by cops; they shot up a truck - and women loved it.

Robin Quivers

Jet was very busy. I've been inspired by a lot of his movies.

Jason Statham

I've done so many independent movies I'm sure no one will ever see, but I've loved the work.

Julianna Margulies

I couldn't survive just doing independent movies. And I'd rather do modelling than movies or TV I didn't like.

Chloe Sevigny

In a sense I feel very much a part of the cinema now in a way where when I come back to the theater now I feel like a visitor. The cinema is really what I enjoy. I want to do more independent movies.

Brian Cox

Sometimes the characters I find the most compelling are in independent movies. With independent scripts people can take more challenges.

Brittany Snow

I didn't quit movies. They quit me.

Jane Powell

Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.

Yahoo Serious

Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award.

Billy Wilder

With 2 movies opening this summer, I have no relaxing time at all. Whatever I have is spent in a drunken stupor.

Hugh Grant

I didn't know what types of movies I wanted to do. I want to do things that are different. I want to take my time with each role.

Leonardo DiCaprio

I never enjoyed working in a film.

Marlene Dietrich

The only reason anyone goes to Broadway is because they can't get work in the movies.

Bette Davis

In Hollywood the woods are full of people that learned to write but evidently can't read. If they could read their stuff, they'd stop writing.

Will Rogers

He was the first to conceive of movies as an art form. His belief was that if the traditional art form would not find room for him, then he would make an art form of his own.

Richard Schickel

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher.

Pauline Kael

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

W. Averell Harriman

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

Oskar Werner

Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.

Mary Pickford

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