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Quick Facts

Famous As: Filmmaker & Businessman

Born On: September 10, 1968

Born In: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England

Guy Ritchie is a celebrated English filmmaker, producer, screenwriter and director who is renowned for making crime films. In the middle of 90s he quit his secondary school and got an entry level job in the film industry. Thereafter, he slowly started his career by directing commercials and music videos. Some of his notable movies include, ‘Love, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels’, ‘Sherlock Holmes’, ‘Snatch’, ‘Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows’ and ‘Revolver’ amongst various others. Ritchie specialises in crime thrillers and suspense films. His works evolve around lower class misfits and blue collar hooligans. Some popular quotable quotes and sayings by Guy Ritchie have been curated from his movies, writings, dialogues, films, thoughts, work and life which are sure to inspire you. Take a look at the famous quotes and thoughts by Guy Ritchie on realize, point, stronger, suspense, mind, enemy, writings, motivated, world, understand, interesting, pleasure, violence, movies, death and more.

All the other guys I think had a scream on Lock, Stock. They just had a laugh and a crack, and thought it would never come out; they were just having a good time. On this one, I felt that.

Guy Ritchie

I got into film-making because I was interested in making entertaining movies, which I felt there was a lack of.

Guy Ritchie

I like to think that we've got a plan, so let's stick to it. That said, once we've stuck to it, we're allowed as much improvisation as anyone cares to indulge themselves in.

Guy Ritchie

I think there's a natural system in your own head about how much violence the scene warrants. It's not an intellectual process, it's an instinctive process.

Guy Ritchie

If somebody has a better idea than me, I'll take it if it surpasses what we have on the page because at the end of the day, it's me that takes the credit anyway!

Guy Ritchie

In fact, 95% of the people in my films have been nothing less than a pleasure to work with.

Guy Ritchie

On Lock, Stock, we didn't know where the money for shooting the next day was coming from.

Guy Ritchie

Previously, on Lock, Stock, I went to bed at two in the morning and woke up at five in the morning, and on this one I was known to nod off on the set occasionally.

Guy Ritchie

The idea is that that there is no such thing as an external enemy.

Guy Ritchie

I can understand that the whole world is interested in my wife Madonna. That's even why I married her.

Guy Ritchie

I'm not politically motivated. I used to be - passionately. I used to be very Left wing. Then I went very Right wing, and now I rest somewhere in the middle.

Guy Ritchie

You get a different kick out of all aspects of filmmaking.

Guy Ritchie

I suppose directing on set is the most fun because it's a good crack and you feel you're on the battlefield whereas writing is a fairly solitary undertaking.

Guy Ritchie

I got too fed up with films that didn't make you think. I liked the idea of one that you'd have to be dancing around with. I like my mind to be engaged when I watch a film.

Guy Ritchie

We're quite volatile as individuals, but that doesn't work exponentially when we are together. Relationships are about eating humble pie.

Guy Ritchie

We can all be conned but at what point do we realize that we're being conned and to what point do we allow ourselves to be conned?

Guy Ritchie

Yeah, I'm certainly a lot more confident on this one than I was one the last one, which I think can be a good thing and a bad thing. But, at least I slept while making this film.

Guy Ritchie

The best thing to do is find one person in your life and try to love them unconditionally. If you've accomplished that, you've accomplished a lot.

Guy Ritchie

My principal job is to make interesting and entertaining films, and I'm not proud of which format or which particular technique I use. I just wanted the film to look good.

Guy Ritchie

The English countryside is the most staggeringly beautiful place. I can't spend as much time there as I like, but I like everything about it. I like fishing, I like clay- pigeon shooting.

Guy Ritchie

I'm not under too much of an illusion of how smart or un-smart I am because filmmaking ultimately is about teamwork.

Guy Ritchie

I am not involved in any 'issues' because it's too sensitive for me - or my wife - to get involved. Every time we express an opinion it becomes a whole thing in itself. And the whole purpose of living in the countryside was to get away from hundreds of people. My wife fell off a horse, and suddenly there are hundreds of people around.

Guy Ritchie

It's about not letting the internal enemy, the real enemy, have his way because the more he does the stronger he becomes. The film's about the devastating results that can manifest from the internal enemy being unbridled and allowed to unleash chaos.

Guy Ritchie

Well, what I try to do is throw as much mud on the wall as I possibly can and just see what sticks, what shines as quirky or more interesting that the others, and I try to cling onto that one, somehow join a link from there to there.

Guy Ritchie

They're all based on factual characters. Well, a good amount of them. That's why I was attracted to this genre anyways, because these characters are so large and cartoonish, they're like caricatures, I just felt that there had to be a film made about them.

Guy Ritchie

Jake Green isn't just Jake Green. Jake represents all of us. The colour green is the central column of the spectrum and the name Jake has all sorts of numerical values. All things come back to him within the film's world of cons and games.

Guy Ritchie