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Motivational Quentin Tarantino Quotes and Sayings

Quentin Tarantino Quotes:- Quentin Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American filmmaker, actor, film programmer, and cinema owner.

His films are characterized by nonlinear storylines, satirical subject matter, an aestheticization of violence, extended scenes of dialogue, ensemble casts, references to popular culture, and a wide variety of other films, soundtracks primarily containing songs and scores.

Inspirational Quentin Tarantino Quotes

“Movies are not about the weekend that they’re released, and in the grand scheme of things, that’s probably the most unimportant time of a film’s life.”-Quentin Tarantino

Inspirational Quentin Tarantino Quotes


“To me, movies and music go hand in hand. When I’m writing a script, one of the first things I do is find the music I’m going to play for the opening sequence.”-Quentin Tarantino


“My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or something and I’ll be the manager. I’ll be the crazy old movie guy.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I have loved movies as the number one thing in my life so long that I can’t ever remember a time when I didn’t.”-Quentin Tarantino


“One of the privileges you have of living the life of an artist and creating your own world and everything is the fact that in-between times, you can kind of spend them however you want. Because, you know, once you open up your candy store again, you’re open for business. And you have to be responsible. You have to be available.”-Quentin Tarantino


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“Whatever’s going on with me at the time of writing is going to find its way into the piece. If that doesn’t happen, then what the hell am I doing? So if I’m writing ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ and I’m in love with a girl and we break up, that’s going to find its way into the piece.”-Quentin Tarantino

“When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, ‘no, I went to films.'”-Quentin Tarantino


“I’m probably only going to make 10 movies, so I’m already planning on what I’m going to do after that. That’s why I’m counting them. I have two more left. I want to stop at a certain point. What I want to do, basically, is I want to write novels, and I want to write a theatre, and I want to direct theatre.”-Quentin Tarantino


“When I’m doing a movie, I’m not doing anything else. It’s all about the movie. I don’t have a wife. I don’t have a kid. Nothing can get in my way… I’ve made a choice, so far, to go on this road alone. Because this is my time. This is my time to make movies.”-Quentin Tarantino


“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


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“I’m a big collector of vinyl – I have a record room in my house – and I’ve always had a huge soundtrack album collection. So what I do, as I’m writing a movie, is go through all those songs, trying to find good songs for fights, or good pieces of music to layer into the film.”-Quentin Tarantino


“A writer should have this little voice inside of you saying, Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here.”-Quentin Tarantino

“Trying to make a feature film yourself with no money is the best film school you can do.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I am a genre lover – everything from spaghetti western to samurai movie.”-Quentin Tarantino


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


“I want to top expectations. I want to blow you away.”-Quentin Tarantino


“The good ideas will survive.”-Quentin Tarantino


“Violence is one of the most fun things to watch.”-Quentin Tarantino


“If I wasn’t a film-maker, I’d be a film critic. It’s the only thing I’d be qualified to do.”-Quentin Tarantino


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“I come from a mixed family, where my mother is an art-house cinema and my father is the B-movie genre cinema. They’re estranged, and I’ve been trying to bring them together for all of my careers to one degree or another.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I want to have more original-screenplay Oscars than anybody who’s ever lived! So much, I want to have so many that – four is enough. And do it within ten films, all right, so that when I die, they rename the original-screenplay Oscar ‘the Quentin.’ And everybody’s down with that.”-Quentin Tarantino

“I want to have the fun of doing anime and I love anime, but I can’t do storyboards because I can’t really draw and that’s what they live and die on.”-Quentin Tarantino


“When I’m writing something, I try not to get analytical about it as I’m doing it, as I’m writing it.”-Quentin Tarantino


“Something stopped me in school a little bit. Anything that I’m not interested in, I can’t even feign interest.”-Quentin Tarantino


“None of my costume designers have ever been nominated for an Oscar ’cause I don’t do period movies that have ball scenes with a hundred extras in them.”-Quentin Tarantino


“Australian genre films were a lot of fun because they were legitimate genre movies. They were real genre films, and they dealt, in a way like the Italians did, with the excess of the genre, and that has been an influence on me.”-Quentin Tarantino


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“To be a novelist, all I need is a pen and a piece of paper.”-Quentin Tarantino

“I have a lot of Chinese fans who buy my movies on the street and watch them, and I’m OK with it. I’m not OK with it in other places, but if the government’s going to censor me, then I want the people to see it in any way they can.”-Quentin Tarantino


“Sergio Leone was a big influence on me because of the spaghetti westerns.”-Quentin Tarantino


“Digital presentation is just television in public; we’re all just getting together and watching TV without pointing the remote control at the screen.”-Quentin Tarantino


“Novelists have always had complete freedom to pretty much tell their story any way they saw fit. And that’s what I’m trying to do.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I always do an all-night horror marathon on Saturdays where we start at seven and go until five in the morning.”-Quentin Tarantino


“If there is something magic about the collaborations I have with actors it’s because I put the character first.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I actually think one of my strengths is my storytelling.”-Quentin Tarantino


“My parents said, Oh, he’s going to be a director someday. I wanted to be an actor.”-Quentin Tarantino


“The Grand Budapest Hotel’ is not really my thing, but I kind of loved it.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I wasn’t trying to top Pulp Fiction with Jackie Brown. I wanted to go underneath it and make a more modest character study movie.”-Quentin Tarantino


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“I’ve always thought my soundtracks do pretty good because they’re basically professional equivalents of a mixtape I’d make for you at home.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I’m definitely not on Twitter. I do have a Facebook page and Facebook friends. It’s a lot of fun, especially if you don’t just start friending people you don’t know.”-Quentin Tarantino


“All my movies are achingly personal.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I actually want to do a theatrical adaptation of ‘Hateful Eight’ because I actually like the idea of other actors having a chance to play my characters and see what happens from that.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I cannot get myself interested in video games. I’ve been given video game players and they just sit there connected to my TVs gathering dust until eventually, I unplug them so I can put in another special-region DVD player.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I loved history because, to me, history was like watching a movie.”-Quentin Tarantino


“There is such a thing as my kind of actor, and how well they pull off my dialogue is a very, very important part of it.”-Quentin Tarantino


“Reservoir Dogs is a small film, and part of its charm was that it was a small film. I’d probably make it for $3 million now so I’d have more breathing room.”-Quentin Tarantino


“To me, America is just another market.”-Quentin Tarantino


“It’s very important that every movie I do makes money because I want the people that had faith in me to get their money back.”-Quentin Tarantino


“If I really considered myself a writer, I wouldn’t be writing screenplays. I’d be writing novels.”-Quentin Tarantino


Quentin Tarantino Quotes About Hollywood


“I’ve always wanted to work with Warren Beatty.”-Quentin Tarantino


“My mom took me to see Carnal Knowledge and The Wild Bunch and all these kind of movies when I was a kid.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I’ve always considered myself a filmmaker who writes stuff for himself to do.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I’m very happy with the way I write. I think I do it well. But I’ve never really considered myself a writer.”-Quentin Tarantino


“As a viewer, the minute I start getting confused, I check out of the movie. Emotionally, I’m severed.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I won’t do a Mandarin-language movie. It’ll probably be the next movie I do after the one I do next.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I love Elmore Leonard. To me, True Romance is basically like an Elmore Leonard movie.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I do feel that I need to do at least one more Western – I think you need to make three Westerns to call yourself a Western director.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I always write these movies that are far too big for any paying customer to sit down and watch from beginning to end, and so I always have this big novel that I have to adapt into a movie as I go.”-Quentin Tarantino


Famous Quentin Tarantino Quotes About Movies


“I want to write novels, and I want to write and direct theater.”-Quentin Tarantino


“Everything I learned as an actor, I have basically applied to write.”-Quentin Tarantino


“My movies are painfully personal, but I’m never trying to let you know how personal they are. It’s my job to make it be personal, and also to disguise that so only I or the people who know me know how personal it is. ‘Kill Bill’ is a very personal movie.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I’m not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence, without any apologies.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I’ve always thought John Travolta is one of the greatest movie stars Hollywood has ever produced.”-Quentin Tarantino


“It’s a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody’s arm off and have red water hoses for veins, spraying blood everywhere.”-Quentin Tarantino


“L.A. is so big that if you don’t actually live in Hollywood, you might as well be from a different planet.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I was kind of excited about going to jail the first time and I learned some great dialogue.”-Quentin Tarantino


“I look at ‘Death Proof’ and realize I had too much time.”-Quentin Tarantino