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1. “I love big, sprawling movies where there are too many characters, and people get introduced halfway through, and you're like, 'Wait, who are these people?'”  — Greta Gerwig

2. “People sometimes say the way things happen in the movies is unreal, but actually, it's the way things happen to you in life that's unreal.”  — Andy Warhol

3. “I adore watching movies; movie marathons are my favorite pastime. I can watch up to five movies back to back. I also love music and like reading whenever I get the time.”  — Priyanka Chopra

4. “Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.”  — Roland Emmerich

5. “Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard.”  — George Lucas

6. “Most movies, once the action starts there are no more characters. You say a couple of dumb lines and then there are just explosions until the end.”  — John Cusack

7. “If we give people the ability to buy a lot more because they can store a lot more, for a company that creates TV shows and movies, that's fantastic.”  — Bob Iger

8. “I mean, if you look at all the great romantic screwbally kind of movies from the '30s and '40s, they're all in New York. Even 'Sleepless in Seattle,' a movie about Seattle, ends up in New York, of course. The whole country, even if they've never been to New York, knows about it... from the movies.”  — Brad Hall

9. “' Logan Lucky' is an experiment. The problem that I think needs to be addressed is, what has happened to movies for grown-ups made by people who are still interested in the idea of cinema?”  — Steven Soderbergh

10. “Movies were my first love.”  — Anya Taylor-Joy

11. “As a kid, my idols were Sam Raimi and Peter Jackson, and I get into crazy races with myself. Raimi was 21 when he made movies, and when I didn't get 'Cabin Fever' made that fast I thought I'd failed.”  — Eli Roth

12. “It's not that I am not emotional, but I am extremely secure and curb it, as I am afraid to let go and be broken. So, I have cultivated myself to be detached in life, especially where movies are concerned.”  — Ranbir Kapoor

13. “The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.”  — Louise Brooks

14. “I make movies I want to see.”  — Neil LaBute

15. “Everybody's a filmmaker today.”  — John Milius

16. “I guess I was a child actor. Acting was one of the things I did alongside going to school: I'd be playing guitar, I'd be playing soccer, and I would be acting in movies.”  — Michiel Huisman

17. “A man becomes what he dreams. And I dreamed of being in the movies. I was brought up on Steve McQueen, Clint Eastwood, Warren Beatty, and Cary Grant.”  — Pierce Brosnan

18. “I'm a horror movie fan; I'm an avid fan and have been since I was five years old. My father and I watched horror movies, so this is a genre that is very close and very important to me.”  — Lauren Ashley Carter

19. “How do people relate to movies now, when they're on portable devices or streaming them? It's not as much about going to the movies. That experience has changed.”  — Keanu Reeves

20. “To be an artist, you don't have to compose music or paint or be in the movies or write books. It's just a way of living. It has to do with paying attention, remembering, filtering what you see and answering back, participating in life.”  — Viggo Mortensen

21. “I never had an imaginary friend, just imaginary circumstances. I was so into the Indiana Jones movies, and I would constantly reenact circumstances. I broke my left arm three times, two of which were me trying to be Indiana Jones.”  — Pedro Pascal

22. “It wasn't until I saw James Dean that I began to think that maybe I could actually do this. Movies didn't have to be just this fantasy with this impossibly handsome guy.”  — Terence Stamp

23. “Sometimes movies gloss over things, and it was important to me that this was realistic.”  — Jami Gertz

24. “Movies require a lot of patience. I like instant results. If I have done something that's not funny at all, the audience will let me know in two seconds. With the movie, I will have to wait nine months to know if I was that bad.”  — Vir Das

25. “The first fashion show I ever attended was for Ritu Beri in 1997 or 1998. I think that was the first time Ritu had designed for one of my movies 'Yeh Raastein Hain Pyaar Ke.' She had done a show in Paris, and she had done the same show in Delhi. It was very eclectic, and I love the way she combines colors and makes them flamboyant.”  — Madhuri Dixit

26. “Right now, I'd like to just continue on a series where I am doing good work with a balance of comedy and drama. That and do occasional features and movies.”  — Mario Lopez

27. “What is important for me is that people are liking my movies, I am liking my work, for which I am very happy.”  — Akkineni Nagarjuna

28. “I've made 122 movies, and I daresay there's a picture of mine showing somewhere in the world every day.”  — Tony Curtis

29. “The good thing about songwriting is you don't have to delineate between what's true and what's fiction; records aren't put on the shelf that way. Books are, movies are, but records aren't.”  — Jason Isbell

30. “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.”  — Mary Pickford

31. “I made some truly awful movies. 'Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot was the worst. If you ever want someone to confess to murder just make him or her sit through that film. They will confess to anything after 15 minutes.”  — Sylvester Stallone

32. “It's a funny thing: You want so badly for people to see what you do - you're proud of it - and I like the effect that movies have on people. But the attention can also make me uncomfortable.”  — Kristen Stewart

33. “Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies, then yes, that's true, big-time success. If not, it's much ado about nothing.”  — Matt Damon

34. “I'm terrified of the supernatural things, which is why I'm very grateful that I don't see things like that. Because if I did see things of the paranormal persuasion, I don't think I'd be able to continue making scary movies.”  — James Wan

35. “I don't care about movies. I tend to play badminton once a week.”  — Edward Witten

36. “There's always room out there for the hand-drawn image. I personally like the imperfection of hand drawing as opposed to the slick look of computer animation. But you can do good stuff either way. The Pixar movies are amazing in what they do, but there's plenty of independent animators who are doing really amazing things as well.”  — Matt Groening

37. “Capturing intimacy is pretty much the only thing I'm interested in. That's what excites me and what I find beautiful in movies personally - that almost obscene sense that we shouldn't be this close to these people. I find that very inviting and meaningful as an audience member.”  — Ira Sachs

38. “In cartoons, in movies, time passes differently. There are flashbacks and flashforwards.”  — Warren Spector

39. “But he did say that the character would be on the sidelines in movies One and Two, and move into the middle with number Three, but I didn't realize he would move in with quite such a bang.”  — Ian McDiarmid

40. “I don't really watch too many movies, but I try to watch inspirational pieces about other musicians. Musical documentaries truly inspire me.”  — Syd

41. “Movies don't make people act a fool. People act a fool because they want to act a fool.”  — Eazy-E

42. “I like movies, because it's kind of a combination of every art, it's like it's picture, it's story, it's music, it's kind of like a clash and a collide of every art. It's really neat.”  — Jonathan Jackson

43. “I'm a crier. I always cry. I cry at the dumbest things, too. This is why I sort of steer clear of movies and films that I know are going to be depressing. I don't care how many awards they've won - I know they're good. I don't need to watch them, because I don't want to be depressed, and I don't want to cry.”  — Yvonne Strahovski

44. “The reason I keep making movies is I hate the last thing I did. I'm trying to rectify my wrongs.”  — Joaquin Phoenix

45. “Movies are something people see all over the world because there is a certain need for it.”  — Wim Wenders

46. “'Pacific Rim,' for me, was a chance to touch on those old Toho monster movies. 'Godzilla' and 'Rodan'... and then 'Ultraman' and 'Robotech' and all those kinds of things.”  — John Knoll

47. “Each one of my movies is going to be about one of these different social demons. The first one, being 'Get Out,' is about race and neglect and marginalization.”  — Jordan Peele

48. “Sundance is weird. The movies are weird - you actually have to think about them when you watch them.”  — Britney Spears

49. “My role models are Madhuri Dixit and Kajol. Both actresses have done a wide variety of roles. That is something I wish to do. On the other hand, I also want to be like a Hugh Jackman or an Angelina Jolie because of the lives they have outside movies. Because of the kind of balance they strike between their work and life outside of it.”  — Tena Desae

50. “I believe in my privacy. I always have, and I always will. I don't think that my private life needs to be on display for me to get a better response at the box office or for me to get a better choice of movies.”  — Kajol

51. “When you're pitching movies, sometimes you know what the idea is, but you fully don't know the dimensions of it.”  — Colin Jost

52. “Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses.”  — Richard King

53. “Ice Cube is doing so great. He went from being this hardcore gangster rapper to this actor now. He's doing children's movies and all this stuff - he's rocking it.”  — Darius Rucker

54. “What I don't like are pompous, pretentious movies.”  — Peter Jackson

55. “I was a national-level golf player. I gave up golf after a while when I wanted to model, as I would tan while playing it. I love watching movies and hanging out with my friends in Delhi.”  — Rakul Preet Singh

56. “When the Beatles came in, I really concentrated on making a lot of movies. Those beach films that we did were a lot fun. They hit with an audience that related to what we were trying to do on the screen. That kept me going all through that Beatle period.”  — Frankie Avalon

57. “I met Will Smith twice. I didn't talk to him for too long but I was trying to let him know that my age group grew up watching him - he was the coolest guy on television and the coolest guy in movies.”  — J. Cole

58. “Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher.”  — Pauline Kael

59. “I've loved making movies. I feel like I've been so lucky because I've gotten to be in movies that are some of my favorites, regardless of my being in them - like 'Heathers.'”  — Winona Ryder

60. “I love music, and after my first experience with movies, I can't wait to do more.”  — Rihanna

61. “For me, real life is hard work. Making movies is like a vacation for my soul.”  — Guillermo del Toro

62. “For Sony, owning a studio is a gamble and probably a pretty good one, now that in the broadband era having content is a great advantage when you sell devices that in a ubiquitous world of distribution can actually show programs, movies, content directly to the consumer. So that you actually create, in a digital world, real synergy.”  — Howard Stringer

63. “I'd watch Pixar movies for, like, six hours, back-to-back. I'd watch 'Finding Nemo' twice a week, back-to-back-to-back, three times in a row.”  — Jon Bellion

64. “When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.”  — Elvis Presley

65. “Christmas for me is all about spending time with my family. I cherish any chance we have to spend all day together making gingerbread houses, baking cookies, or sitting around and watching movies.”  — Blake Lively

66. “Woody Allen's movies are so much a part of me. I grew up watching them over and over and would read all his comic pieces for the New Yorker. In some ways, his influence is so much there that I can't even locate it anymore.”  — Noah Baumbach

67. “It's like my career is divided in phases. There comes a phase when I only do Tollywood movies, back to back, and then there is a phase when I do only Hindi films.”  — Sonu Sood

68. “A film is a petrified fountain of thought.”  — Jean Cocteau

69. “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.”  — John Singleton

70. “Cinema Paradiso, because it reminds me of why I make movies, the magic of movies, the romance of movies.”  — Antoine Fuqua

71. “The thing I love about making movies is the peace of mind that I know I don't have to be perfect the first time. I can be perfect the second time or the third time.”  — Gene Wilder

72. “When I got depressed, I watched Bruce Lee movies. I learned everything from Bruce Lee.”  — Jackie Chan

73. “I like action movies, even though I think action movies are kind of derided now. But there is something extraordinary about action movies, which is absolutely linked to the invention of cinema and what cinema is and why we love it.”  — Danny Boyle

74. “I came to Hong Kong when I was five, but we didn't have any relatives in Hong Kong. My mom is a big movie fan, and she watched all kinds of movies, so when I was a kid, basically, we went to watch a movie every day.”  — Wong Kar-wai

75. “I think that, in the beginning, you think, 'I want to be the biggest movie star in the world.' And then, with the more movies you make, you are like, 'I don't know if I want to be that anymore. I think what I am looking for is something different.' I like acting, but a lot of times, stardom comes with a lot of strings attached.”  — Chris Evans

76. “In my formative years, I never missed the 'Creature Double Feature' on Saturday afternoon TV, even if it meant switching back and forth between 'Gamera' and the Red Sox. I did a book report on Stephen King's 'Night Shift' in seventh grade. Unrated Italian horror movies became a weekly rite of passage once I hit seventeen.”  — Chuck Hogan

77. “I don't like comedy. I like funny things. I don't like comedy. Like, comedy movies are just, 'Oh Jesus.'”  — Louis C. K.

78. “The most amazing thing for me is that every single person who sees a movie, not necessarily one of my movies, brings a whole set of unique experiences. Now, through careful manipulation and good storytelling, you can get everybody to clap at the same time, to hopefully laugh at the same time, and to be afraid at the same time.”  — Steven Spielberg

79. “I've used mirrors in a lot of movies. I think the mirror is an extraordinary thing, also the reflective, a reflection in water, etc.”  — Nicolas Roeg

80. “I was an only child. I needed an alternative to family life - to real life, you could almost say - and cartoons, pictures in a book, the animated movies, seemed to provide it.”  — John Updike

81. “Nobody should come to the movies unless he believes in heroes.”  — John Wayne

82. “I have a lot of influences. I like to sit down with the cinematographer a month before, and we'll watch pieces of 20 or 30 movies. You're basically the sum of all the experiences you've ever had, and they're sort of shaken up in you and reproduced in the things you create, and that includes seeing movies.”  — Ben Affleck

83. “I just grew up watching a lot of movies. I'm attracted to this genre and that genre, this type of story, and that type of story. As I watch movies I make some version of it in my head that isn't quite what I'm seeing - taking the things I like and mixing them with stuff I've never seen before.”  — Quentin Tarantino

84. “I didn't go to many movies. My mom would make a family outing and bring chicken in the theater. Smell up the whole place. The most impactful movies were 'Godfather II' and 'Scarface'. I loved the human complexity, and those movies are so well shot. Cinematic greatness. I really stopped going in my early twenties.”  — Jay-Z

85. “I came to Southbury because I wanted to live a more simple life. When I was a child, I saw lots of movies about happy people living in Connecticut. And ever since then, that was where I wanted to live. I thought it would be like the movies. And it really is. It's exactly what I hoped it would be.”  — Polly Bergen

86. “If you just love movies enough, you can make a good one.”  — Quentin Tarantino

87. “I think there's a vague sense out there that movies are becoming more and more unreal. I know I've felt it.”  — Christopher Nolan

88. “I'm like the luckiest girl in the world. I've gotten to be a princess, I've gotten to work with the Muppets. A lot of my childhood dreams about who I wanted to be when I was a grown-up, I at least get to play them in movies.”  — Amy Adams

89. “Sometimes people are like, 'Hey, you played Dean Thomas!' and I'm like, 'Wow, you actually know!' It kind of shocks me because when I think about movies I love, and if I saw someone who essentially did what I did in Harry Potter, I probably wouldn't recognize them walking down the street.”  — Alfred Enoch

90. “There are so many great actors, but I really have a lot of respect for Johnny Depp. I've seen a lot of movies with him in it and, even if it's a film that wasn't as successful as you thought it would be, I've never seen him put in a bad performance. My favorite actors from history have to be Steve McQueen and James Dean.”  — Ed Speleers

91. “Movies like 'Chef' are not really box-office monsters in the summertime and don't really fit into Hollywood's business model any longer. Even if 'Chef' is successful, it will be successful in the context of what it is. There's a limited upside to a film that's so small, but there's also limited exposure for the people who backed me.”  — Jon Favreau

92. “Making movies was more a reaction to not being chosen for sports. Other kids were out there playing at whatever; I was off making something blow up and filming it, or making a mould of my sister's head using alginating plaster.”  — J. J. Abrams

93. “No one ever said movies are for developing your range. Hardly anyone gets that opportunity. Which is why I think the stage is so good. It's less bread, but you can play different types, and you can initiate your own projects.”  — Sal Mineo

94. “Comedy. It was just huge in my house. Peter Sellers and Alec Guinness, Monty Python and all those James Bond movies were highly regarded.”  — Mike Myers

95. “If you ask me whether I can direct, I can. In fact, I have shot several songs, scenes, and stunts. When certain directors of my movies were not able to be there for some reason and had asked me to help out, I have directed. But to helm an entire movie is a different art altogether.”  — Mohanlal

96. “I remember watching 'Avengers 1' for the first time and thinking, 'God, one day I want to be in one of those movies.' I just want to be in the movie.”  — Tom Holland

97. “Editing is where movies are made or broken. Many a film has been saved and many a film has been ruined in the editing room.”  — Joe Dante

98. “My dad had a commercial film company, so he had a videotape player before anyone. So he got Mel Brooks movies or Citizen Kane or some classic old movies. And every summer the revival house in Evanston would show the great films from the '50s and '60s and '70s.”  — John Cusack

99. “My whole life has been movies and religion. That's it. Nothing else.”  — Martin Scorsese

100. “Filmmaking is a completely imperfect art form that takes years and, over those years, the movie tells you what it is. Mistakes happen, accidents happen and true great films are the results of those mistakes and the decisions that those directors make during those moments.”  — Jason Reitman

101. “I was so obsessed with film and actors that I wasn't a very good student. I was always in trouble, but my father would always take us to the movies.”  — Pedro Pascal