Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 2016
Music Compose

I compose music for films, and by the grace of God, I've got a few awards. That's it.

- A. R. Rahman

Give Failures

I have had unsuccessful films, but I learned a lot from those films. I give my failures as much importance as my success.

- Aamir Khan

Career New

When I was new, I didn't know where my career will go. Initially, my films were not even successful, but then I learned a lot from my mistakes.

- Aamir Khan

Like Movie

If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me.

- Aaron Eckhart

Thoughts Notes

They say an elephant never forgets. Well, you are not an elephant. Take notes, constantly. Save interesting thoughts, quotations, films, technologies... the medium doesn't matter, so long as it inspires you.

- Aaron Koblin

Small Sundance

What's so great about Sundance is that they only accept such a small handful of films per year for dramatic competition, so you know when you're going to Sundance that you're going to see top-quality projects.

- Aaron Paul

Gravitate Toward

I gravitate toward edgy, intense, dark films that just grab you by the throat.

- Aaron Paul

Independent Away

The problem with independent films is that they can be hit or miss. I've seen scripts that have blown me away. But there have to be all the right ingredients in place to make them work: the director, cast, publicity, distribution.

- Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Strong Based

I want to work with great directors. I've picked films based on the script or the character and seen them collapse because the directors were not strong visionaries.

- Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Deny Types

My favorite types of movies definitely aren't thrillers, but at the same time you can't deny the genius of Hitchcock's films.

- Aaron Yoo

Politics Anchored

I would say that no film is apolitical. There are politics in all films. Any film that is anchored in a society, any film that deals with humanity is necessarily political.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Which Eliminated

My films have been progressing towards a certain kind of minimalism, even though it was never intended. Elements which can be eliminated have been eliminated.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Beginning Everybody

Everybody knows that I am not usually patient enough to actually sit down and watch one of my own films from the beginning to the end - I never do.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Cities Prefer

I prefer the countryside to cities. This is also true of my films: I have made more films in rural societies, and villages, than in towns.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Say Impressed

I can watch films and say how technically beautiful they are, but I'm not impressed by any technicality.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Festivals Audience

Usually when I take my films to festivals, I feel incredibly anxious about them. I wonder how it will be received, how the audience will react. I feel deeply responsible for them.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Think Still

I think Woody Allen is Woody Allen, and no matter where he goes he still makes his Woody Allen films.

- Abbas Kiarostami

New Always

Playing different characters in different films helps keep you excited about what you do. It always seems like a whole new adventure.

- Abbie Cornish

Honest Types

To be honest, I enjoy all different types of films and experiences.

- Abbie Cornish

Will Allow

The only fear I have is that I will wake up one day and nobody will allow me to do films. This is a fear every actor has.

- Abhishek Bachchan

Doing I Am Happy

If people are looking forward to my films, then I am happy, and I must be doing something right.

- Abhishek Bachchan

I Am Happy Image

I am happy with all the films I've done. I have not become the victim of an image. I have managed to do different roles, and I am proud of that.

- Abhishek Bachchan

My Life Going

My films are of paramount importance to me, the same as my family. That's not going to change. This is a balance I have to strike throughout my life.

- Abhishek Bachchan

Always Romance

I do films that I like. I have done comedy, romance, everything, and I always like to do it differently from the previous ones.

- Abhishek Bachchan

Patrol Took

I was on the abutment.

- Abraham Zapruder

Patrol Took

Yes, sir, a patrol car came and took me down to a station where they were trying to develop films, but they hadn't got the facilities to develop colored film.

- Abraham Zapruder

Movies Ghosts

If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts.

- Adam Duritz

Small Big

When you're making under-million-dollar films, it becomes so much about actors' availability. When you're using big actors for small films, you're in second or third position to the big monoliths.

- Adam Rapp

Love In The Past

I do love the films I've done in the past. I work hard in my movies and my friends work hard and we're trying to make people laugh and I'm very proud of that.

- Adam Sandler

Love I Love

I mean, I love action films, you know, good action films.

- Adam Scott

Making Smaller

I really loved making 'A Walk to Remember', so I'm not afraid of making smaller films. But for me, I just need to connect to the characters.

- Adam Shankman

Been Mine

I've been writing for years and developing my own films and editing with a friend of mine in Australia.

- Aden Young

Intention More

My intention is to do more films.

- Adepero Oduye

Independent Singer

Apart from being a playback singer for films, I'm also an independent musician.

- Adnan Sami

Always Been

I've always been interested in films where you can identify with the actors. Where you can be in their shoes and therefore be more involved if they're people that you recognize.

- Adrian Lyne

Think Making

I think comics can be the basis for great films, but I think the focus of such a project should be on making the film as good as possible, not on painstakingly replicating the comic.

- Adrian Tomine

Work Always

In Mexico, there are good filmmakers, but they didn't always have the opportunity to show their work. But since 'Amores Perros,' many of these filmmakers had the opportunity to show their films, and they have a newfound energy for cinema.

- Adriana Barraza

Away Movie

'Swept Away' is one of my favorite films of my father. I've seen it about 20 times. It's a cult movie in Italy.

- Adriano Giannini

Strong Always

In all the horror films that I have done, all of those women were strong women. I don't feel I ever played the victim, although I was always in jeopardy.

- Adrienne Barbeau

Death Horror

I spent years working in low-budget horror films. When you've done 'Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death,' you can handle anything!

- Adrienne Barbeau

More Records

I want make more records with my sister. I want to go on the road. I want to tour around the world. I want to continue to make great films and work with incredible directors that I respect and look up to.

- AJ Michalka

Always Over

The difference being that in films, unlike in life, good does always win over evil in the end.

- Ajay Devgan

Going Making

I'm going to keep making films I believe in. Whether I am successful or not is besides the point.

- Ajay Devgan

Love I Love

I love films for the fact that it is like working under a microscope. It is sort of like a laboratory.

- Ajay Naidu

My Life Been

I had been working early in my life in films - since I was 11.

- Ajay Naidu

New Including

I was the first person from my family to enter films. So, everything connected with films was new to me, including fans and fan clubs.

- Ajith Kumar

Process Doing

Acting is a learning process. And what you are doing in your early films is essentially picking up the nuances, the tricks of your trade. And somewhere along the line, you become analytical and learn to enjoy what you are doing.

- Ajith Kumar

Doing Give

I rarely give interviews. I am against doing television interviews or chatting on the Net, even to promote my films. This is my personal decision, and it is not to hurt or embarrass anybody.

- Ajith Kumar

Passionate Like

I like to work with people who want to make films because they are passionate about films and not because they want to sell films and make money. I am not for people who get the most saleable actor and then the most saleable director and sell the film.

- Ajith Kumar

Need Making

I need a producer who will look for a good script. I need a director whose purpose to make a film is not for his survival but because he loves making films.

- Ajith Kumar

Want Good Fun

I want to make good, fun films, not necessarily experimental ones.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Making Them

My passion is films and making them.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Making Oversee

It's good to have a governing body to oversee matters in making of films, but you can't blame films for what is happening in society.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Myself Want

I don't want to make films for myself.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Change Some

Some films change your life a little.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Mass Set

The films I've done with all my heart have gone on to become huge hits. When I set out to do a 'mass masala' intending to please B and C centres, it bombs.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Actor Star

As an actor with a star status, I can't restrict myself to one type of films and roles.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Commercial Cater

Once in a while, I need to go out of my way to do different films, to exploit all commercial angles to cater to the masses.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Enjoy Behind

Enjoy the films I do, get entertained, get your money's worth, and when you leave the theatre, leave it all behind!

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Need Like

I believe you need films like that - feel-good, breezy films that families can watch.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

See TV

The film-watching crowd are mainly youngsters who see fashion on TV, in Hindi films, and in magazines.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Career Give

Films like 'Namo Venkateshaya' give immense satisfaction, happiness, and makes us feel blessed, and so I consider it the best film in my career.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Been Stray

I'm glad that my films have been consistently faring well rather than one stray Friday!

- Akshay Kumar

Silent Still

I never thought of becoming a director. When I was twelve, the passage from silent film to the talkies had an impact on me - I still watch silent films.

- Alain Resnais

Movies Never

Luck, I never looked to make difficult movies on purpose. You make the films you can make.

- Alain Resnais

Embarrassment About

My films are about embarrassment.

- Alan Bennett

Think Tied

Nowadays people don't know how to handle it if all the ends aren't tied up and they're not told what to think in films. And if they're challenged, they think it's something wrong with the film.

- Alan Cumming

Projects Trained

Sometimes people get really sniffy about the films you choose if you've done more dramatic projects or you're classically trained.

- Alan Cumming

Doing Hours

You do get really exhausted doing films. You work such long hours, and after a while, things can get out of perspective, just like if anyone's tired, things get on top of them.

- Alan Cumming

Think I Think

I really have to say 'thank you' to our fans, because I think it's difficult for European viewers to find and watch Asian movies, and I hope you enjoy our films.

- Alan Mak

Very Comic Books

To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films.

- Alan Moore

Love I Love

I love films that are made with almost no budget.

- Alan Moore

Always Argued

I'm a pluralist. I've always argued that as many different films as possible should be made.

- Alan Parker

Always Some

I always argued against the auteur theory; films are a collaborative art form. I've had some fantastically good people help me make the movies.

- Alan Parker

People Tend

The films that I do tend to polarise people's views.

- Alan Parker

Sometimes Like

You know, sometimes I feel like I walk around with a target on my back with the films I make.

- Alan Rudolph

Singer Needs

A singer can quit once he or she has made ten great songs; a director can finish once he or she has made five amazing films; a writer just needs to write three great books.

- Alber Elbaz

School Made

I made short films in school.

- Alden Ehrenreich

Surreal Gotten

I find it remarkable. It's surreal for me that I've gotten to work with so many people who are not only great filmmakers but whose films have had such a direct effect on me.

- Alden Ehrenreich

My Life More

For me, the most important thing that I have to accomplish is to be a good father. That's the most difficult challenge of my life. That's the most important thing for me, more than films.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Been Cultivated

When you do a film in a foreign language, you know there's a cost in it, that you know, unfortunately, the audiences of foreign language films have not been cultivated. There's a market, but the market has been reduced, unfortunately, and you know that when you're making a foreign language film, you're making a choice.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Think Storytelling

I think Kurosawa was one of the first storytelling geniuses who began to change the narrative structure of films.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Lucky Very

I have been very lucky to have final cut in all my films; everything that is wrong in them is my fault.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Bad Bad Ones

Look, I'm no purist - there are good superhero films, and there are bad ones.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Very Other

Cannes or any other major festival is basically an animal in its own nature, creating very specific perceptions of films in a moment.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Think I Think

I think that my films are basically family stories, beyond the fact that they are global and have political and social commentary.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Sophisticated Most

The visual architecture of 'Biutiful' is the most sophisticated of all the films I have directed.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Art Think

I think bad movies are made around the world, not just in Hollywood. There are as many bad art films in the whole world as there are bad commercial films.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Bad Been

When I have been exposed to so many films that are so bad, my soul gets crushed. I just feel intoxicated.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Behind Friday Night

You have to make millions on Friday night, because there are another 600 films waiting behind you, with explosions and everything.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Very Artificial

The way films establish the order of scenes is very artificial.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Think I Think

I think films are bigger than structure.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Always Themes

Always when you are doing films, the themes swallow you in one way or another.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Reason Very

I like to make films, but the only reason I do is because I'm a very bad musician.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Strong University

When I went to university, I finally got exposed to European films, and they had a strong impact on me. I felt those films had a lot of things to say that weren't getting expressed in the films I was used to seeing.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Like Babel

Films like 'Babel' can transcend the one point-of-view formula that has reigned for so long.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Always Reason

All my films I have shot in chronological order - always. And the reason is that there's a moment that the screenplay is the notion of the film. But when you start doing a film... the work itself starts being transformed, and you have to surrender.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Think Been

If I had been at an assembly line for films, I don't know if I would be the best driver. I think I would have crashed the car.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Meaning Like

My films are like clouds: their meaning keeps changing every minute.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

New Similar

My films are completely new. I am not similar to anybody in the history of movies.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky