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1. "My existence is about making movies, so I've just got to rock and roll with the punches. You want to make movies on telephones, I'm there."
Author: Abel Ferrara
2. "Films that score very high with test audiences generally tend to not be so great. But, there's a lot of money involved in making movies, and it's a way for people to reassure themselves, who have spent money, and it's also a way to work out how to market a movie."
Author: Andrew Dominik
3. "I'm excited that 'The Good Guy' is getting distribution because indie movies they're not - people ran out of money and they're not making these movies anymore. It's all superhero movies or real obvious tent pole studio films."
Author: Bryan Greenberg
4. "I was never a big fan of horror. I got into it making these films, but I don't ever see myself doing slasher movies. The kind of horror film I like is 'The Shining.' I don't really like slashers, but I love thrillers with tension."
Author: Caity Lotz
5. "It took me 20 years of making movies to learn how to do it."
Author: Chevy Chase
6. "Ultimately, making movies, if you don't have a big star, it's hard to do. Or if it's not a star director."
Author: Chris Messina
7. "Being a big star and being known, making movies and a lot of money - that really doesn't interest me."
Author: Chris Tucker
8. "When you're first starting out, you want to keep making good movies. When you're young and you're black, you do a bad movie and you're through."
Author: Chris Tucker
9. "I know if I wasn't making music and acting, I would be involved in the performing arts world in some way. I would be either writing and making music for other artists or producing movies."
Author: Claudia Lee
10. "I'm from Ohio, and I wasn't one of those kids who grew up making movies or whatever, but I always wanted to write. I was probably in high school when I realized the things I was writing weren't books; they were movies, they were visual."
Author: David Leslie Johnson
11. "I stopped making movies because I don't like taking my clothes off. Maybe it's realism, but in my opinion, it's utter filth."
Author: Debbie Reynolds
12. "I took business classes as a back up but I made movies all the time. I would get my classes done in two days and then spend the rest of the time making my movies."
Author: Dennis Muren
13. "Making movies is all about instinct."
Author: Dino De Laurentiis
14. "That's what so great about making movies. It's that you get to do stuff you never would be able to do in real life. You get to go to a recording studio, you get to go to Navy ships and fly all over the world for press. And it's just a great job."
Author: DJ Qualls
15. "I'm relaxed about my career. I've been making movies for over 20 years, so I've earned at least the right to relax."
Author: Eddie Murphy
16. "Making movies is time-consuming and it's boring. You spend most of your time waiting between takes. It's like a big machine that moves slowly."
Author: Eddie Murphy
17. "I always try to describe making movies like summer camp, or some holiday where you spend all day, every day with a new group of people whom you kind of love and then never see again."
Author: Eddie Redmayne
18. "It has been my experience that work on the screen clarifies stage portrayals and vice versa. You learn to make your face express more in making movies, and in working for the theater you have a sense of greater freedom."
Author: Fredric March
19. "I don't sleep at night at all. Making movies is a marathon. I'm a good 100-yard-dash guy."
Author: Gary David Goldberg
20. "I got into film-making because I was interested in making entertaining movies, which I felt there was a lack of."
Author: Guy Ritchie
21. "I had a daughter who was 9 years old and I had the feeling I wasn't going to be a real parent if I didn't quit making movies for a while and spend time with her. I also felt that I'd made enough movies and said what I had to say at the time."
Author: Jane Campion
22. "I want to be around for a long time, singing and making albums and movies."
Author: Jennifer Hudson
23. "The reason I keep making movies is I hate the last thing I did. I'm trying to rectify my wrongs."
Author: Joaquin Phoenix
24. "Maybe there should be less of a mystique around making movies. I just don't think that there's any real mystery there."
Author: Joel Coen
25. "I really took filmmaking very seriously... It was an honor and then a crutch also, because at a young age, I was like, I guess I'm a serious filmmaker. I never set out to be a serious filmmaker. I just set out to make movies."
Author: John Singleton
26. "As a kid, a little kid, I loved going to the movies, and now I love making movies."
Author: Jonathan Demme
27. "In all honesty I think that I've had a very normal life, even though I've been making movies since I was 9."
Author: Josh Hutcherson
28. "If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies."
Author: Kathryn Bigelow
29. "I wouldn't say no to becoming a Bond girl. Making it in Hollywood has been my dream ever since I was little, watching Marilyn Monroe movies. To star in a Bond movie would be bliss on a stick."
Author: Laura Haddock
30. "We love making movies. We got into the business to make movies. At the end of the day, whether you're doing a low budget film or a big budget film, you want it to do well and you want people to see it. That's the whole point. You want to put some kind of message in it."
Author: Liam Hemsworth
31. "As actors, the thing we have to fight, more than even the business part of making movies, is boredom."
Author: Linda Fiorentino
32. "I love film. I am very blessed to be making movies."
Author: Luke Goss
33. "I never stopped making pictures. There were times when more of my income was coming from other sources, and I had to devote more time to television and movies and records."
Author: Martin Mull
34. "It's a juggernaut, yeah... but I'm not phased by making movies."
Author: Matthew Vaughn
35. "The thing is, making movies as an actress, you learn so many things. Like when you're making a movie with Quentin Tarantino you're just at the best cinema school ever."
Author: Melanie Laurent
36. "The best part of making the movies... learning from the pros themselves."
Author: Michelle Rodriguez
37. "I love making independent movies, and that's pretty much what I'm going to be doing for the rest of my years."
Author: Milla Jovovich
38. "I'm no actor. And I wasn't like George Lucas or Spielberg, making home movies as a teenager, either. But I would go back and watch certain movies again and again. By the time I saw 'The Graduate' I was aware of how these amazing stories could be told."
Author: Nancy Meyers
39. "I'm less comfortable making American movies because I don't know them so well."
Author: Neil Jordan
40. "I don't actually sit down and write, but I just have a lot of different ideas about films and making movies."
Author: Obie Trice
41. "I'm pretty upfront about my love and admiration for the military. One of the perks of making movies is that you get to sort of follow your own passions, and I believe quite passionately that we don't pay enough attention and respect to our veterans. Not just our wounded veterans, but all veterans."
Author: Peter Berg
42. "If you were my agent and I was making $10 million a movie and made four movies a year, that means you have a salary of $4 million."
Author: Peter Stormare
43. "I think you get out of film school what you put into it. If you don't care about making movies, film school will do you no good."
Author: Richard King
44. "I think you have a responsibility to the people you're making movies with, and I take that very seriously. I don't want to let up and I don't want to let down."
Author: Scott Rudin
45. "It was very hard to make 'Funny Face' in Paris because making movies is difficult and making a movie in a city that was glorious, that was unique and surprising, to get it, to put it on film you have to make choices and reject a lot of things so you're always wondering: 'Am I doing it right?'"
Author: Stanley Donen
46. "We did Holy Grail, and I got my name up there as one of the directors. After that, I started moving more and more down the line I wanted to, which was making movies."
Author: Terry Gilliam
47. "I know there's a great deal that Arnold Schwarzenegger could teach me about making movies. There's a great deal I could teach him about the fiscal reforms that are needed - desperately needed - to set California back in good order."
Author: Tom McClintock
48. "I have a saying: 'I'm good for three things: making fried bologna sandwiches, making money and picking out good movies.'"
Author: Tyler James Williams
49. "I love making movies and hope to write my own screenplay someday and do some producing and be behind-the-scenes as well."
Author: Victoria Justice
50. "Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism."
Author: Wim Wenders

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