Film And Movie Quotes – Read What Celebrities Have To Say About Their Industry


Film And Movie Quotes – Read What Celebrities Have To Say About Their Industry

This is a collection of movie quotes from various actors, directors, and other persons in the field of film. Some are insightful, while some are funny.

“Movie making is the slowest business on earth next to fossil manufacture.”
– Aaron Latham

“Well, actors get very frustrated with giving control to other people. They have their own ideas and wants for their characters. Warren Beatty once told me that he thought actors ended up directing out of frustration. If you have a strong sense of how to communicate a film, you should direct. The problem is that it is a huge commitment. I’d rather direct a play than a film due to the time. A movie can tie you up for a year or more.”
– Alec Baldwin

“I just like movies that somehow expose the world in a way that’s different than you imagine it.”
– Alex Winter

“I am scared easily, here is a list of my adrenaline – production: 1: small children, 2: policemen, 3: high places, 4: that my next movie will not be as good as the last one.”
– Alfred Hitchcock

“If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.”
– Alfred Hitchcock

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

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

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

“I met someone on the street who said wasn’t it great that we’re going to have a movie star for president, that it was so Pop, and (laughs) when you think about it like that, it is great, it’s so American.”
– Andy Warhol

“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

“I didn’t even know my bra size until I made a movie.”
– Angelina Jolie

“Life is a B Movie: it’s stupid and it’s strange, it’s a directionless story, the dialogue is lame, but in the ‘he said she said’ sometimes there’s some poetry, if you turn your back long enough and let it happen naturally.”
– Ani Difranco

“You must know that in any moment a decision you make can change the course of your life forever: the very next person stand behind in line or sit next to on an airplane, the very next phone call you make or receive, the very next movie you see or book you read or page you turn could be the one single thing that causes the floodgates to open, and all of the things that you’ve been waiting for to fall into place.”
– Anthony Robbins

“I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.”
– Audrey Hepburn

“Why do they rate a movie “R” for “adult language?” The only people I hear using that language are teenagers.”
– Author Unknown

“Tracey’s taken a lot of heat over the years. She has bosses and higher-ups, and every time I take on another strange project, they’re going, Jesus Christ! When does he do a movie where he kisses the girl? When does he get to pull a gun out and shoot somebody? When does he get to be a fucking man for a change? When is he finally going to do a blockbuster? [About Tracey Jacobs, his agent]”
– Author Unknown

“In 10 years, hopefully I would have done a movie that I really, really like. A couple of movies. I want to do a musical–I want to do a Chicago or a Moulin Rouge.”
– Author Unknown

“Schwarzenegger said last night on the show he expects his opponents to throw all kinds of dirt at him. And you know, it’s started already. Today, they released the one thing that could really hurt Arnold. Turns out he once starred in a movie with Tom Arnold.”
– Author Unknown

“I discovered early in my movie work that a movies never any better than the stupidest man connected with it. There are times when this distinction may be given to the writer or director. Most often it belongs to the producer.”
– Ben Hecht

“In the court of the movie Owner, none criticized, none doubted. And none dared speak of art. In the Owner’s mind art was a synonym for bankruptcy. The movie Owners are the only troupe in the history of entertainment that has never been seduced by the adventure of the entertainment world.”
– Ben Hecht

“We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.”
– Bette Davis

“I don’t take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.”
– Bette Davis

“It was great for that to be my first movie with such a wonderful cast, and such a huge movie. And now I get to do The Fighting Temptations, which is coming out soon–it wasn’t much of a character, it was more of a real person, so I got to show more of my acting range.”
– Beyonce Knowles

“If I wanted to have wooden sex with strings attached I’d get married.” (In reference to the movie “Team America” in which puppets appear to have sex)
– Bill Maher

“It’s very liberating to be naked in front of a hundred people, but there’s nothing sexual about lovemaking on a movie set.”
– Bill Paxton

“The syndicates take the strip and sell it to newspapers and split the income with the cartoonists. Syndicates are essentially agents. Now, can you imagine a novelist giving his literary agent the ownership of his characters and all reprint, television, and movie rights before the agent takes the manuscript to a publisher? Obviously, an author would have to be a raving lunatic to agree to such a deal, but virtually every cartoonist does exactly that when a syndicate demands ownership before agreeing to sell the strip to newspapers.”
– Bill Watterson

“If Michelle Pfeiffer gave Mel Gibson a vial of blood to wear around his neck in a movie you’d think it was terribly romantic, everyone would cry and they’d win awards. But in real life if someone does that they’d be considered weird.”
– Billy Bob Thornton

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

“So, where’s the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?”
– Christina Aguilera

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

“All television ever did was shrink the demand for ordinary movies. The demand for extraordinary movies increased. If any one thing is wrong with the movie industry today, it is the unrelenting effort to astonish.”
– Clive James

“Several hard-core wars »”>Star Wars fans who had tickets for the first showing actually said that when the movie finally began, they started crying. Mainly because they realized that it’s 22 years later, and they still haven’t lost their virginity.”
– Conan O’Brien

“His contract has options through the year 2020 or until the last Rocky movie is made.”
– Dan Quisenberry

“If you don’t like my movies, don’t watch them.”
– Dario Argento

“We are the movies and the movies are us.”
– David Ansen

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