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Irwin Winkler

American,  Producer
Total Quotes : 26
Why Some Foreigners

Even some of us who make movies underestimate their influence abroad. American movies sell American culture. Foreigners want to see American movies. But that's also why so many foreign governments and groups object to them.

- Irwin Winkler

Cold Next Before

Believe me, it would be a long, long, cold day before I decide to warm up next to Rupert Murdoch.

- Irwin Winkler

Woke Been About

I really woke up one morning and said, you know, 'I haven't seen a good film about the American Revolution. And all the ones I have seen haven't been successful, but I'm going to make a successful one.' Well, I wasn't able to do that.

- Irwin Winkler

Sports Boxing Few

Boxing is one of the few sports that is one on one.

- Irwin Winkler

Involved Conception Very

Every film I do, I'm involved with from the very conception of the project.

- Irwin Winkler

Worry Very Raising

For the good producer, raising capital is about the last thing to worry about. If you're good, the money comes very easily.

- Irwin Winkler

Easy Started Getting

It wasn't easy getting 'GoodFellas' started.

- Irwin Winkler

Oscar

I have an Oscar on my mantel.

- Irwin Winkler

Good Want Tell

I'm just trying to tell a nice story. Whether you're a writer or a producer, all you want to do is tell a good yarn.

- Irwin Winkler

Celebrity Found Turner

I found 'Celebrity Gangster' intense, dramatic, a real page turner.

- Irwin Winkler

World Think General

I just think there's a general interest in the world of computers.

- Irwin Winkler

Big About Frank

The thing that's strange about Frank Vincent is that actors of his quality are usually big stars.

- Irwin Winkler

Saturday Your Very

As a producer, the most important call you can get is on Saturday morning, when the Friday-night grosses come in. As a director, you want your film to be successful. But your outlook is a bit different. You become very conscious of the reviews.

- Irwin Winkler

Look Studios Stabilized

If you look at successful studios, they're the ones with stabilized management.

- Irwin Winkler

Always Movie Scorsese

Show me a Scorsese film, and I'll show you a movie where he's taken risks. It's just his nature. He's an artist, and artists take risks. He always does what he believes in.

- Irwin Winkler

Need Films Period

Many of the best films made about war have come out after the wars have ended. People need a period of time to reflect on them.

- Irwin Winkler

Movies Taste Got

The day I make movies that Rupert Murdoch likes and admires is the day I'll throw in the towel, because he's got no taste.

- Irwin Winkler

Money More Been

More money has been lost trying to imitate 'Rocky' than 'Rocky' has made.

- Irwin Winkler

Change Always III

Usually when you have a sequel, the character always stays the same and that's true basically of 'Rocky III,' 'IV' and 'V.' He didn't really change.

- Irwin Winkler

Hollywood I Remember Mobs

I remember when 'The Right Stuff' opened in Hollywood. I got dressed that morning and drove my car down to the theatre that it was playing on, thinking that there would be mobs of people outside. When I looked, there was nobody there.

- Irwin Winkler