Famous Movie Quotes On Success In Life

These movie quotes will inspire you. A movie is a recording of moving images that tells a story and that people watch on a screen or television or a story.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging movie quotes, movie sayings, and movie proverbs.

Best Movie Quotes

  1. “A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.” ~ Alfred Hitchcock
  2. “Give me B movies or give me death!” ~ Clive Barker
  3. “A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.” ~ Orson Welles
  4. “I wish I knew how to quit you.” ~ Annie Proulx
  5. “Good movies make you care, make you believe in possibilities again.” ~ Pauline Kael

  6. “Pain is temporary, film is forever.” ~ Michael J. Fox
  7. “To me, movies and music go hand in hand. When I’m writing a script, one of the first things I do is find the music I’m going to play for the opening sequence.” ~ Quentin Tarantino
  8. “I’m not a real movie star. I’ve still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.” ~ Will Rogers
  9. “I’m mad, true. But only about one thing. Horror movies. I love spooks. They are a friendly fearsome lot. Very nice people, actually, if you get to know them. Not like these industry chaps out here” ~ Kishore Kumar , Movie quotes love
  10. “No saint, no pope, no general, no sultan, has ever had the power that a filmmaker has; the power to talk to hundreds of millions of people for two hours in the dark.” ~ Frank Capra

  11. “The great thing about the movies … is you’re giving people little … tiny pieces of time … that they never forget.” ~ James Stewart
  12. “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
  13. “Why pay a dollar for a bookmark? Why not use the dollar for a bookmark?” ~ Steven Spielberg
  14. “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” ~ Marlon Brando
  15. “Movies are the art form most like man’s imagination.” ~ Francis Ford Coppola

  16. “The best reason to make a film is that you feel passionately about it.” ~ Jodie Foster
  17. “Everything makes me nervous – except making films.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor
  18. “My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes because nobody can leave.” ~ Burt Reynolds
  19. “Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” ~ Henry Travers , Movie quotes about life
  20. “We layout our lives in a narrative we understand, like a movie, but are you enjoying making it, or are you wondering who’s watching my movie.” ~ Donald Glover

  21. “Every great film should seem new every time you see it.” ~ Roger Ebert
  22. “Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.” ~ Roman Polanski
  23. “Do you know what makes a movie work? Moments. Give the audience half a dozen moments they can remember, and they’ll leave the theatre happy.” ~ Rosalind Russell
  24. “Stars don’t make movies. Movies make stars.” ~ Darryl F. Zanuck
  25. “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me… aren’t you?” ~ Dustin Hoffman

  26. “The art of these Fifties movies was in sustaining forever the moment before sex.” ~ Twyla Tharp
  27. “Editing is not merely a method of the junction of separate scenes or pieces, but is a method that controls the ‘psychological guidance’ of the spectator.” ~ Vsevolod Pudovkin
  28. “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” ~ Peter Benchley
  29. “Directing a movie is serious, it’s not a joke.” ~ Fred Durst
  30. “Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out.” ~ Martin Scorsese

  31. “I’ve always found that when you’re trying to create illusions with sound, especially in a science fiction or fantasy movie, that pulling sounds from the world around us is a great way to cement that illusion because you can go out and record an elevator in George Lucas’s house or something, and it will have that motor sound.” ~ Ben Burtt
  32. “The motion picture is the people’s Art.” ~ Adela Rogers St. Johns
  33. “A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.” ~ Alfred Hitchcock
  34. “The monster was the best friend I ever had.” ~ Boris Karloff
  35. “Don’t knock masturbation. It’s sex with someone I love.” ~ Woody Allen

  36. “What we got here is a failure to communicate.” ~ Paul Newman
  37. “Movies make you immortal and ageless.” ~ Kristin Scott Thomas
  38. “The interesting thing about a movie is the movie.” ~ Christian Bale
  39. “A good film script should be able to do completely without dialogue.” ~ David Mamet
  40. “We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies.” ~ Walt Disney

  41. “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” ~ Ray Liotta
  42. “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” ~ Nora Ephron
  43. “Many times when you make a movie, it feels like your biggest mistake. But even if a film isn’t a hit, you shouldn’t view it as a mistake.” ~ Ang Lee
  44. “The man is clear in his mind, but his soul is mad.” ~ Dennis Hopper
  45. “The average Hollywood film star’s ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.” ~ Katharine Hepburn

  46. “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” ~ Stephen King
  47. “I was never a fanatical movie person.” ~ John Malkovich
  48. “I’ve found out that money is the most important thing in the world and, as God is my witness, I don’t ever intend to be without it again. I’ll never be hungry again.” ~ Margaret Mitchell
  49. “I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you.” ~ Tom Glavine
  50. “There are certain emotions in your body that not even your best friend can sympathize with, but you will find the right film or the right book, and it will understand you.” ~ Bjork

  51. “For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.” ~ Alfred Hitchcock
  52. “People go to movies or listen to music because they want to be inspired.” ~ Daphne Zuniga
  53. “I don’t think you should feel about a film. You should feel about a woman, not a movie. You can’t kiss a movie.” ~ Jean-Luc Godard
  54. “The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.” ~ Will Rogers
  55. “When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.” ~ Sydney Pollack

  56. “Movies are very subjective.” ~ Jeff Bridges
  57. “Nobody will ever notice that. Filmmaking is not about the tiny details. It’s about the big picture.” ~ Ed Wood
  58. “Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!” ~ Bram Stoker
  59. “The shooting of the movie is the truth part and the editing of the movie is the lying part, the deceit part” ~ Paul Hirsch
  60. “I never want to be away from you again, except at work, in the restroom or when one of us is at a movie the other does not want to see.” ~ Daniel Handler

  61. “You are not just here to fill space or be a background character in someone else’s movie. Consider this: nothing would be the same if you did not exist. Every place you have ever been and everyone you have ever spoken to would be different without you. We are all connected, and we are all affected by the decisions and even the existence of those around us.” ~ David Niven
  62. “Documentation is like sex: when it is good, it is very, very good; and when it is bad, it is better than nothing.” ~ Dick Brandon
  63. “Action is always seen as the bottom rung of thespian endeavour, that’s just the way it is.” ~ Sylvester Stallone

  64. “I’m a frustrated actor. My … goal is to beat Alfred Hitchcock in the number of cameos. I’m going to try to break his record.” ~ Stan Lee
  65. “You must be really bad, because it is a puzzle. Creating anything is hard. It’s a cliché thing to say, but every time you start a job, you just don’t know anything. I mean, I can break something down, but ultimately I don’t know anything when I start work on a new movie. You start stabbing out, and you make a mistake, and it’s not right, and then you try again and again. The key is you have to commit. And that’s hard because you have to find what it is you are committing to.” ~ Philip Seymour Hoffman

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