Top 50 Blockbuster Quotes

In this post, you will find great Blockbuster Quotes from famous people, such as Matt Damon, Joivan Wade, Josh Kopelman, Wayne Huizenga, Anthony Carrigan. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I've passed on a lot of huge-money jobs. Money doesn't

I’ve passed on a lot of huge-money jobs. Money doesn’t enter into the decision-making. If I do a big blockbuster, it’s about how big an audience you‘ll get and where you can take them.
By the time I was 20 I wanted to be in my first Hollywood blockbuster. Achieving that by 24 is amazing, by God’s grace – but you’re running on a ticking time bomb.
Joivan Wade
When I started, our three biggest competitors were Borders, Tower Records and Blockbuster Video.
Josh Kopelman
By the time I got involved, Blockbuster had already worked out some of the kinks.
Wayne Huizenga
I would love to play a romantic lead at some point. I would love to play the hero at some point. It would be fun to be in a huge franchise blockbuster based on a series of books, whether it’s fantastical or science fiction.
I don’t want to say no to anything. If I did a blockbuster, it would probably be fun. But who knows? Maybe I would connect to something. But definitely, indie movies are the ones I register with, for sure.
I’m really proud of ‘Oceans 12.’ Of course, you do an ‘Oceans’ movie, you get known all over the world. It’s an incredibly powerful medium: It’s a Hollywood-identified blockbuster.
Unfortunately, considering that we Latinos are really big for movie companies when they have blockbuster releases or new cable shows, when it comes to the dynamic of supporting our own product, it leaves much to be desired.
You can’t look at the dollar and say, ‘I’m not what I dreamed of being unless I do this type of movie and it’s a blockbuster that gives me this amount of dollars.’ That’s not good.
When ‘Smokey’ was released and became a blockbuster, Trans Am sales went through the roof. If you wanted a black Trans Am, you had to wait a minimum of six months. By the time we were ready to shoot ‘Smokey II,’ I was on a first-name basis with Pontiac.
You know when Hollywood does a great big blockbuster that really wraps you up in a world, and lets you believe in extraordinary things that move you in some way, in an almost operatic sensibility? That to me is the most fun I have at the movies.
In 1993 after giving a blockbuster ‘Aankhen,’ I had no work. I was sitting at home for a year.
Wanted’ released right after my marriage and it turned out to be a blockbuster, but I had already made a decision to take a break. I did not time my decision and fortunately or unfortunately, it happened at a time when I delivered one of the biggest films in my career.
Comparing Apple to Netflix is like comparing apples to oranges, especially if the oranges made so many mistakes that people stopped eating oranges and just went back to Blockbuster.
A big blockbuster like ‘Kick’ expands the audience for my films and makes it easier to promote them.
For every Netflix, there’s a Blockbuster. Every Facebook, a MySpace.
Of course, I’d like to produce and direct a blockbuster, but you gotta build up to that. So now I’m learning from a bunch of little movies. And it’s more fun with smaller pictures. It’s more creative.
Critics never rate any blockbuster well.
I love to watch low-budget indie artsy films, but I do also love the big blockbuster things. I would love to do that one day, do a Marvel film. That would be really great.
Ed Oxenbould
I love all kinds of stuff. I really am so eclectic in my taste. I love film noir, I love thrillers, and I love big blockbuster popcorn cinema stuff, but I like it when it’s twinged with a bit more social consciousness.
Every major summer blockbuster that is released is essentially a product line being launched across multiple verticals. However, the centerpiece of the product launch is a big, beautiful story whose job is to entertain.
Nowadays you really have to pump out that blockbuster in order to have the luxury of getting a body of work, and that’s sad because the work suffers. Today everything is based on money. The older actors, they inspire me.
I like money but I love performance art and it goes hand in hand. I’m not the ‘Titanic,’ I’m ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show.’ I’m not a blockbuster, I’m a cult classic. I think my strong but cult-like fanbase expects me to challenge norms.
In investing, we intuitively think we should make a number of small bets. A blockbuster strategy is the opposite. It means making fewer huge investments. But it turns out to be safer.
That godfather of the modern action blockbuster, ‘The Godfather,’ is entirely character driven, propelled by the transformation of a crime lord‘s youngest son, who breaks bad when he evolves from white-sheep war hero to blood-soaked inheritor of his father‘s empire.
Having to make a blockbuster every time puts unhealthy pressure on creatives. The pressure on the filmmakers is so intense, I think it stifles the creativity.
I’ve been lucky to be a part of many blockbuster movies… in which it’s hard to get to that level of being memorable, but I still have fond memories of ‘Independence Day,’ to be sure. There are also many small ones I’ve had that give me many fond memories.
Communitygets to be the indie movie, while a ‘Modern Family‘ gets to be the big blockbuster release. They service that big massive audience, and we service a smaller audience. But we get a lot of creative freedom.
Jokes apart, people are constantly asking me, ‘What are you doing for the industry?’ When one makes a blockbuster, you plough back money into the industry. If my film makes 100 crore, I’m not taking the entire sum home! It gets distributed between the exhibitors, distributors, producers and actors.
When I was first starting out in the industry in the early ’90s, gay love stories were relegated to limited-release films that were hidden deep in the back of Blockbuster video stores.
After the blockbuster ‘Magadheera,’ I made a film with comedian Sunil as the hero. If I am interested in making a film – big or small – I will go ahead and make it.
When I read the news that Wonder Woman was going to be

When I read the news that Wonder Woman was going to be resurrected for a blockbuster movie in 2016, ‘Batman vs. Superman‘, it made me excited – and anxious. Would the producers give her a role as fierce as her origins – and maybe some shoulder straps – or would she just be cartoon eye candy?
My friend Jim Parrack is in ‘Child of God,’ and we grew up together. Back then, we would watch old movies and go reenact them at a Blockbuster or a supermarket. We’d end up getting in trouble because you can’t reenact movies. People think you’re crazy.
Scott Haze
At the end of the day, when I kick back with some barbecue and a CokeZero in front of a blockbuster film playing within the convenience of my fully air-conditioned house, I’ll say a small prayer thanking God for the American culture.
The big-budget blockbuster is becoming one of the most dependable forms of filmmaking.
I sold Blockbuster because I saw what was coming: the satellite dish, technology that would make the business obsolete in a few years. Why would people go to a store for a video and then have to return it when they had a dish?
Wayne Huizenga
When I was a little girl, whenever I would get sick, my mom would go and get stacks and stacks of VHS tapes from Blockbuster.
My manager called me and said, ‘Hey, there’s a series at Neflix.’ I’m like, ‘Netflix? Oh, boy.’ At that time, it was just a strange thing to hear. It’s like going, ‘There’s a series at Blockbuster.’
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
Look, I’m not a blockbuster star.
I’m not after having the lead or being in a blockbuster Hollywood film. I’m after reading the material and loving it. That’s all.
I got completely fed up with that Hollywood blockbuster mentality. I couldn’t take it seriously any longer.
As an Asian guy, I would love to see a big blockbuster with Asian lead characters.
When I first started writing for television in the seventies and eighties, the Internet didn’t exist, and we didn’t need to worry about foreign websites illegally distributing the latest TV shows and blockbuster movies online.
The movie industry has collapsed into two types of film – the $100 million blockbuster or the small independent film of $1 million or less – and the huge middle ground has been lost. Cable is filling that void.
Jonathan LaPaglia
There’s a blockbuster side to Knopf, whether it’s P. D. James or John le Carre or our best-selling books. We try to sell our writers as aggressively as those houses regarded as commercial with a capital C.
Financial risk is always associated with drug discovery. But the benefit that a blockbuster drug can bring to the business can be phenomenal if you can take that risk.
Pankaj Patel
I don’t make any distinction between a popular TV series or blockbuster film and doing Shakespeare. They’re different, but as long as the material is good and the intention is honourable, it’s all the same to me.
I would rather do many small roles on TV, stage or film than one blockbuster that made me rich but had no acting.
I liked being CEO of Blockbuster, but my job is to put it on the bottom line for shareholders.
Wayne Huizenga