Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic.
You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.
A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.
A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.
It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians.
Francis Ford Coppola
Film spectators are quiet vampires.
Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
Everything makes me nervous - except making films.
So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award.
Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.
The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.
Everybody's a filmmaker today.
I make movies I want to see.
Most of us do not consciously look at movies.
The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.
You can map your life through your favorite movies, and no two people's maps will be the same.
I never enjoyed working in a film.
There's an electrical thing about movies.
Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses.
Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.
If you don't like my movies, don't watch them.
Movies are something people see all over the world because there is a certain need for it.
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