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Michael Bay

American,  Director
Total Quotes : 26
Through Everybody About

Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor. The thing that really fascinated me is that through this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism.

- Michael Bay

Audience Right Moment Made

For me, the great joy is to watch an audience watching what I've made. To hear not a peep from the audience at the right moment, and then to hear the laughs and the cheers.

- Michael Bay

Car Fast Vice

Fast cars are my only vice.

- Michael Bay

Career Like Which

Directing is not a job. It's more like a career. Which is great!

- Michael Bay

Race Marathon Which

I look at directing as a sporting event. It's a race, a marathon. It's great when it clicks, which is why I push my crews so hard so we can excel.

- Michael Bay

Love Directors Movie

A lot of directors don't want the pressure of a movie the size of Pearl Harbor. But I love it. I thrive on it.

- Michael Bay

Business Die Go

I go out there to win. People don't care if you die in this business. The only way I get back is with success.

- Michael Bay

Doing Back Very

It's... a hard thing for a director, to think you came up with a shot, something from your mind, and someone died while doing it. It's the worst thing you'll ever have to live with. It was very hard for me to get back on the horse again.

- Michael Bay

Bit Politically Correct

It's great that I get accused of not being politically correct. People need to take themselves less seriously. This world is so screwed up as it is, we've all got to relax a bit more.

- Michael Bay

Having Many Transformers

And a lot of the artists and people that we hired were fans of Transformers growing up, so having so many fans working on my crew really kept me on point.

- Michael Bay

Movies Oh Teenage

I make movies for teenage boys. Oh dear, what a crime.

- Michael Bay

My Life Want Got

I'm at that point in my life where I definitely want to get married soon. I've got my dogs as surrogates, but I'm ready for kids.

- Michael Bay

Love Doing Big

I love doing big movies. It's awesome! You have all these toys. The thing I like about this movie is, like they always say, directors have the biggest train sets! Don't tell anyone, but I'd do this for free.

- Michael Bay

Doing Which Transformers

I'm done with effects movies for now. When you do a movie like 'Transformers', it can feel like you're doing three movies at once - which is tiring.

- Michael Bay

Through Directors Movie

Do you know what directors go through? It's just hell. Like, why do I work so hard - to think I'm only going to see this movie five times and then never see it again 'cause I'm so sick of it? What is it worth, honestly?

- Michael Bay

Shy Very About

I can be very reserved about things. My business side isn't shy. I can be like a general. But I've got a shy side. I'm also a lot deeper than people think, and a lot more sensitive. But I don't let people in too much.'

- Michael Bay

Love Gravitate Lore

There are things that I invented - the creaky geriatric robot that is always grumpy, for example, or the little wheelie guy, he's not in the Hasbro lore. But kids love that stuff - this little guy as a pet on a chain. They gravitate towards it.

- Michael Bay

Movies Millions Of People

We don't make movies for critics. I've done four movies; there's millions upon millions upon millions of people who've paid to see them. Somebody likes them. My greatest joy is to sit anonymously in a dark theater and watch it with an audience, a paying audience.

- Michael Bay

Movies See Like

I make movies that audiences like, that I'd want to see. That's all.

- Michael Bay

Always Allow Lot

I allow a lot of room for improvisation and funny stuff. I always feel planned.

- Michael Bay