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Movies Quotes

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You can map your life through your favorite movies,
and no two people's maps will be the same.
- Mary Schmich

I just like movies that somehow expose the world in
a way that's different than you imagine it.
- Alex Winter

Most of us do not consciously look at movies.
- Roger Ebert

If you don't like my movies, don't watch them.
- Dario Argento

 

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

And in movies you must be a gambler.
To produce films is to gamble.
- Douglas Sirk

The movies are the only business where you can go out
front and applaud yourself.
- Will Rogers

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Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero,
but it's not all that important to me anymore.
- Dennis Quaid

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

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

We are the movies and the movies are us.
- David Ansen

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

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

Movies are not scripts - movies are films;
they're not books,
they're not the theatre.
- Nicolas Roeg

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

There's an electrical thing about movies.
- Oliver Stone

I make movies I want to see.
- Neil LaBute

Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses.
- Richard King

Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.
- Tim Burton

I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated.
The very earliest people who made film were magicians.
- Francis Ford Coppola

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

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

Movies are something people see all over the world
because there is a certain need for it.
- Wim Wenders

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
- Jean Cocteau

Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- Jim Morrison

So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
- Christina Aguilera

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

Everyone told me to pass on Speed because it was a 'bus movie.'
- Sandra Bullock

I don't think you should feel about a film.
You should feel about a woman, not a movie.
You can't kiss a movie.
- Jean-Luc Godard

Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
- Roger Ebert

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
- Martin Scorsese

I never enjoyed working in a film.
- Marlene Dietrich

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

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

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

Humans make illogical decisions.
- Spock (character in Star Trek movies and TV shows)

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

Everything makes me nervous - except making films.
- Elizabeth Taylor

Film lovers are sick people.
- Francois Truffaut

You read a script and its based on 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction',
and it goes right in the bin.
- Tim Roth

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

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

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

Everybody's a filmmaker today.
- John Milius

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

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

It couldn't sound like a dog, because K9 isn't a dog,
but I made it sound as mechanical as possible.
- John Leeson

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

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

'Home Alone' was a movie, not an alibi.
- Jerry Orbach

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
- Jean-Luc Godard

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

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

A story should have a beginning, a middle,
and an end...
but not necessarily in that order.
- Jean-Luc Godard

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

I've always been an animal lover.
I've grown up with dogs my whole life.
I think that is what helped me get the role on 'Lassie',
I was comfortable around the dog, where many of the
kids were afraid or intimidated by Lassie.
- Will Estes

It is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now.
When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies.
We are seeing what is before us.
- John Bradshaw

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction.
It should be a progression of moods and feelings.
The theme, what's behind the emotion,
the meaning, all that comes later.
- Stanley Kubrick

I don't control the movies that are offered to me,
but I make choices based on certain parameters.
- Andy Garcia

I didn't grow up thinking of movies as film,
or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon.
- Sydney Pollack

I would like to see a fierce Fantasia mixed with Blade Runner,
Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars all in one.
That's the kind of movies I want to make.
- Michelle Rodriguez

How many movies do you see when you can say this director
really knew what film he wanted to make? I can count
them on the fingers of one hand.
- Gary Oldman

For me the greatest source of income is still movies.
Nothing - stocks, financial speculation,
real estate speculation or businesses -
makes more money for me than making movies.
- Jackie Chan

It's the formulaic studio movies the make money,
and when they do, the actors in them are automatically movie stars.
- Mickey Rourke

I don't like to go to the movies to see violence or
some kind of spy thing with all kinds of information
you have to assimilate to understand the plot.
- Pia Zadora

When a French book becomes an international hit it
is because of the author and not because of the language.
The same goes for movies.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

I like doing movies that relate to people's experience.
- Illeana Douglas


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