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Most of the films I've done were ruined in the postproduction,
by Chevy Chase

Most of the films I've done were ruined in the postproduction,
not during filming.
- Chevy Chase

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

A laugh is a surprise.
And all humor is physical.
I was always athletic, so that came naturally to me.
- Chevy Chase

Parrots make great pets.
They have more personality than goldfish.
- Chevy Chase

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There are very few solid family films.
A lot of the writing is awful.
- Chevy Chase

It took me 20 years of making movies to learn how to do it.
- Chevy Chase

We never could have performed live for an hour and
a half every week if we were doing drugs.
- Chevy Chase

 

The best comedy I ever did was when people didn't know who I was.
- Chevy Chase

All my children inherited perfect pitch.
- Chevy Chase

The fact was, Ford kept stumbling around.
I didn't want him in the White House.
I wanted Carter in, and I had a forum of 20 million people watching.
- Chevy Chase

I don't know if my looks will ever get any better,
but my pratfalls sure won't.
- Chevy Chase

I was always the guy getting kicked out of my classes
at school for having an attitude problem.
- Chevy Chase

They can't make any of these talented young actors Fletch.
You might as well make a movie called Chevy Chase.
- Chevy Chase

I'm Chevy Chase, and you're not.
- Chevy Chase

I tell the person I won't take a picture or sign the autograph,
but I will shake their hand.
That kind of personal touch is all they're really seeking.
- Chevy Chase

I think the Clintons are brilliant.
I've never met a person as intelligent as Bill,
and I think Hillary is right up there with him.
They're too smart for Washington.
- Chevy Chase

I learned a lot about handling fans from established stars.
- Chevy Chase

It's never a good idea for a celebrity to sign autographs
or take pictures if a crowd is gathering.
- Chevy Chase

I watched every single Charlie Chaplin film.
- Chevy Chase

With Clinton, there's no question that I would have
made fun of his out-and-out lying.
But he's also a good friend.
- Chevy Chase

Last good pratfall I did, I broke bones in both hands.
I still feel it when people shake my hand.
- Chevy Chase

I just went into this business for laughs.
I guess I don't mind being an actor so much now.
- Chevy Chase

You may have read that I went to M.I.T.
In 1982 I filled out a Who's Who survey with joking responses,
and they never bothered to check the facts.
- Chevy Chase

If you're in the White House, it's your house,
and you can invite whatever friend you want.
- Chevy Chase

Every Vacation movie didn't just make the studio money.
They each made the studio a lot of money.
- Chevy Chase

I have three daughters.
I wanted them to be raised where there are real seasons
and where everyone their age wasn't trying to get into movies.
- Chevy Chase

I made about 28 movies, and I think about five of them were good.
- Chevy Chase

Some Harvard guy said that acid would open our minds,
pot wouldn't hurt us, and cocaine was benign.
- Chevy Chase

Anyone who wants to run has to be a Jimmy Swaggart,
minus the default.
- Chevy Chase

Television doesn't make stars.
It's the written media, the press, that makes stars.
- Chevy Chase

The first thing that happens is that you're overwhelmed by so much attention.
It's just so unnatural.
Only people who've been in that position can realize what it's like.
I mean, you have to be there.
- Chevy Chase

Everything makes me nervous - except making films.
- Elizabeth Taylor

And in movies you must be a gambler.
To produce films is to gamble.
- Douglas Sirk

Movies are not scripts - movies are films;
they're not books,
they're not the theatre.
- Nicolas Roeg

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

I have a love interest in every one of my films:
a gun.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
- Woody Allen

I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.
- Oskar Werner

If my films make one more person miserable,
I'll feel I have done my job.
- Woody Allen

I think that my vampires in general were influenced
by my being allowed to watch the Hammer vampire films.
Vampire Circus, also shown as Circus of Fear,
was one of those movies.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

If the First Amendment means anything,
it means that a state has no business telling a man,
sitting alone in his house, what books he may read
or what films he may watch.
- Thurgood Marshall

I didn't really discover yakuza films until about five or six years ago.
- John Foster

I didn't hang around films.
I don't know if I'd ever seen Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes.
- Patricia Highsmith

Secondarily, I think films that are driven by music also terrify studios.
- Kevin Spacey

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

I've made several films that haven't been shown.
- Kenneth Anger

I write box notes for Kino International,
which specializes in distributing foreign films.
- Bruce Bennett

There are always at least five good films at the end
of the year to get nominated,
but generally speaking nowadays, it's more of the independent
films that are recognized.
- Mark Rydell

When people approach me about my films it is usually
to tell me how much they hate them.
- Michael Winterbottom

Well, I've been in several films including documentaries,
but the big blockbuster, I was hired as advisor to the actors,
I was trying to make Jesuits out of them.
- Daniel Berrigan

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

I think the obvious answer is I was raised in New York City,
so growing up, not only myself but my family,
like my father, we would watch a lot of Scorsese films.
- Anthony Michael Hall

I ultimately have faith though, that good films will find their audience.
- Joshua Leonard

It's only been a couple of times in my life that I've
really locked horns with actors.
It did not hurt the films, it just hurt the moment of the filmmaking.
- Richard Donner

We've evolved from sitting back on our tripods and
shooting wildlife films like they have been shot historically,
which doesn't work for us.
- Steve Irwin

Films are always pretentious.
There's nothing more pretentious than a filmmaker.
- John Milius

I like Soderbergh, Spielberg, Lucas.
There's a lot of talented guys out there obviously,
and if you're a fan of films, you have to look at that
stuff and learn from them.
- David R. Ellis

Well, you'll find the most boring part of it is the waiting,
at least if it's in films anyway.
Television's a lot faster, but the product...
I don't think it's as good as a film.
- Lee Hazlewood

As you know, in America there's no rights for the artist,
so whatever films I've made kind of belong to the studio,
so if they want to remake it they can.
- Norman Jewison

It's gotten out of control.
It's taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films.
I worry that important films without a big name attached won't get made at all.
- Glenn Close

We were asked to believe that the variety and the novelty
of even the crude films of the early days would provide
a means of entertainment which would cut out the stage.
- Ivor Novello

Maybe there's a chance to get back to grown-up films.
Anything that uses humor and dramatic values to deal
with human emotions and gets down to what people are to people.
- Robert Altman

But you know, as you say, the original versions of
my films are getting out there,
slowly.
- Dario Argento

I think because I've maintained my residence in New York,
those kinds of films have been more accessible.
- Gretchen Mol

Usually people like to categorise artists.
With my films, I categorise people: if I know which
one of my movies you like,
I can tell which kind of a person you are.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

I still think like a critic, and I still analyze films like a critic.
However, it's not possible to write criticism if you're making films.
- Paul Schrader

At HBO, they seem to be well-informed.
They make what I think are really quite mature films.
- Bruce Beresford

Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial,
I don't find them failures.
- Don Johnson

Their films would probably be better if they'd seen a few more films,
which runs counter to this idiotic theory that you
run the risk of being influenced if you see too much.
- Jacques Rivette

I didn't go to classes there, but ended up at the Cinematheque,
and there it opened up even wider because there I saw
a variety of films from all over the world.
- Jim Jarmusch

My goal is to make as many films as possible about
different aspects of American life.
- Frederick Wiseman


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