"I just don't think a giant flaming blob of alien ectoplasm would say that."
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"For his next picture, my client wants creative control, script approval, and a percentage of the gross. Is that clear?"
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"Seth, here, is one of the best young creative compromisers in the business."
Hollywood Think Tank
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"Just got the script from the focus group. Fabulous!"
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Never Worked in This Town Again
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"We're done with Baby Einstein. We're on to Baby Bruckheimer."
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"O.K. Just make sure no animals are harmed in the exploding-donkey scene."
Two chairs on a film set labeled with "Producer" and "Director" next to rows of chairs labeled "Hanger-on"
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"You know what I think, babe? Seven on the Richter scale."
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"Thank you, Mr. Mulvaney, but what we're really looking for is someone with talent."
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"It's supposed to be a comedy, so I've had Steve, here, red-flag the funny parts."
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"The reason it's going to keep ﬂashing on and off is that we love you, and we want you to love us, too."
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Godzilla vs. The Angry Movie Executives
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"Cyndi Lauper on four, sir, with a bullet."
"Great money scenes!"
"I'm afraid that's a wrap for this session!"
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"I'd like to buy this book and also the movie rights."
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"Enough storyboarding. Let's shoot something."
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"What kind of moviemaking do we want to reinforce?"
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"Oh, and Botticelli. Botticelli would probably have been a great filmmaker."
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"There's no business deductions like show business deductions."
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"O.K. 'The Giant Baby from Space,' Take 1."
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"I'm shopping my prison video around, but apparently if you don't shiv another inmate or become someone's bitch nobody's interested."
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"Action! And this time believe!"
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