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Cinema Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About The Cinema:

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
~ Alfred Hitchcock.

A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating yourself.
~ Don Marquis.

Forget the grand plan. Forget the master scheme. Forget control. That is the bleak but true basis of independent cinema. Inch by motherfuking inch we must, because we have no other choice.
~ Oliver Stone.

Frankly, I got into the movies because I like the movies a lot.
~ Jack Nicholson.

Acting is everybody's favorite second job.
~ Jack Nicholson.

Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on.
~ River Phoenix.

Age is the first limitation on roles that I've ever had to encounter, and I hit that awhile ago.
~ Jack Nicholson.

Because you know, down deep in my heart, when all is said and done, I still live under the illusion that basically people think of me as an up-and-coming young actor.
~ Jack Nicholson.

Cinema is an old whore, like circus and variety, who knows how to give many kinds of pleasure. Besides, you can`t teach old fleas new dogs.
~ Federico Fellini.

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
~ Jean-Luc Godard.

A star on a movie set is like a time bomb. That bomb has got to be defused so people can approach it without fear.
~ Jack Nicholson.

Acting: An art which consists of keeping the audience from coughing.
~ Ralph Richardson.

Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
~ Roman Polanski.

Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
~ Alfred Hitchcock.

Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.
~ John LeCarre.

I came out here with one suit and everybody said I looked like a bum. Twenty years later Marlon Brando came out with only a sweatshirt and the town drooled over him. That shows how much Hollywood has progressed.
~ Humphrey Bogart.

I don't want people to know what I'm actually like. It's not good for an actor.
~ Jack Nicholson.

Never judge a book by its movie.
~ J.W. Eagan.

Once you've been really bad in a movie, there's a certain kind of fearlessness you develop.
~ Jack Nicholson.

I know I can act. There aren't too many other jobs I know how to do.
~ Jack Nicholson.

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