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Interesting Quotes About Movies




I do believe that movies are subject to a million interpretations.
Oliver Stone

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

Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
Annette Bening

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
Jean Cocteau

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

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

A cinema villain essentially needs a moustache so he can twiddle with it gleefully as he cooks up his next nasty plan.
Mel Brooks

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

I think a sequel is a waste of money and time. I think movies should illuminate new stories.
Francis Ford Coppola

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


The sound and music are 50% of the entertainment in a movie.
George Lucas

I think it would be very boring dramatically to have a film where everybody was a lawyer or doctor and had no faults. To me, the most important thing is to be truthful.
Spike Lee

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

I never thought I'd land in pictures with a face like mine.
Audrey Hepburn

An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine.
Marilyn Monroe

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

The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn't.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz

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

Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.
Robert Altman

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


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

I make movies I want to see.
Neil LaBute

Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
Roman Polanski

In the next couple of years, part of every film's process is going to be to adjust the images. And it'll be to change the color of an actor's tie or change the little smirky thing he's doing with his mouth. Or you can put in more clouds or move the tree a little bit.
Robert Zemeckis

The best reason to go to the movies is to be with other people. Eating the popcorn, being with other people you don't know.
Peter Weller

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

The most honest form of filmmaking is to make a film for yourself.
Peter Jackson

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

If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, it adds 10 million to the box office.
George Lucas

People sometimes say the way things happen in the movies is unreal, but actually, it's the way things happen to you in life that's unreal.
Andy Warhol

When I'm doing a movie, I'm not doing anything else. It's all about the movie. I don't have a wife. I don't have a kid. Nothing can get in my way... I've made a choice, so far, to go on this road alone. Because this is my time. This is my time to make movies.
Quentin Tarantino

If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Orson Welles

Acting is a trial-and-error business. Every actor has a few movies on their resume that they're not terribly proud of, but that's how you learn.
Chris Evans

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


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