30 Quotes About Movies

Quotes About Movies

1. Film spectators are quiet vampires. – Jim Morrison

2. Am I a romantic? I’ve seen ‘Wuthering Heights’ ten times. I’m a romantic. – Johnny Depp

3. 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

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

5. 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

6. There’s only one thing that can kill the movies, and that’s education. – Will Rogers

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

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

9. 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

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

11. If my films don’t show a profit, I know I’m doing something right. – Woody Allen

12. I never enjoyed working in a film. – Marlene Dietrich

13. Everything makes me nervous – except making films. – Elizabeth Taylor

14. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23. A film is a petrified fountain of thought. – Jean Cocteau

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

25. 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

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

27. Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out. – Martin Scorsese

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

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

30. The secret to film is that it’s an illusion. – George Lucas

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