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25 Top Ridley Scott Quotes That You Will Love

Famous As: Film Producer, Director
Born On: November 30, 1937
Born In: South Shields, England

Ridley Scott is an illustrious British film director and producer. He has earned three ‘Academy Award’ nominations for ‘Gladiator,’ ‘Black Hawk Down,’ and ‘Thelma & Louise.’ He earned a ‘BAFTA Award’ along with his brother Tony for ‘Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema.’ In 2018, he was awarded the ‘BAFTA Fellowship’ for lifetime achievement. We have rounded some famous quotes by Ridley Scott which has been taken from his movies, interviews and dialogues. Zoom through the potpourri of interesting sayings by Ridley Scott on people, art, acting, movies, writing, ideas, views, adventure, life, belief, honesty, character, truth, fiction, religion, love, politics and more.

I love different themes, different venues, different movies. I love to jump about and tackle different subjects. I have no intellectual master plan.

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I like my wine and vodka, but that doesn't mean I fall about drunk. I know my limits.

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I knew exactly what to do on Alien, it was funny.

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I get so used to working with writers that my prime occupation is development.

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I don't ever blink, honestly.

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I do like to make films with a political theme, but sometimes it's nice simply to make people laugh. That's the hardest thing to do in fact.

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I do a pretty good job at casting actually.

Ridley Scott

I believe all of us only use one tenth of our brain. I know people who use one per cent only!

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I also love Australian movies. I love Muriel's Wedding - I've seen in six times. Baz Luhrmann's best movie is strictly ballroom... without question.

Ridley Scott

How can you look at the galaxy and not feel insignificant?

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Harrison is very much part of this one, but really it’s about finding him; he comes in in the third act.

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Good FBI officers are not noticeable. You would never look at them.

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Films like Harry Potter and Narnia, I'm sure they'll do another one. The biggest audience of course is the youngsters.

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Everyone sniggered because I was going to do a sandal and toga movie. But I knew exactly how to do it and I know how to make Robin Hood.

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Digital is a different world because you are sitting at home and a hi tech piece of equipment today is within reach of most people, so they are watching a pretty hi tech version of whatever you've done.

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But Gladiator is one of my favourite adventures because I really loved going into the world. I loved creating the world to the degree where you could almost smell it.

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Blade Runner was the godfather of all these fantastic movies that occur today. What's frustrating is that we're short of really great writing and great ideas. Blade Runner was full of them.

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As I'm getting older, I want to make sure every film I do really counts.

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And I maintain good relationships with all the studios so I've never been bullied into any cut, frankly.

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And anyway, it's only movies. to stop me I think they'll ahve to shoot me in the head.

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A hit for me is if I enjoy the movie, if I personally enjoy the movie.

Ridley Scott

A good year for me is when me and my family are in good health. I'm just lucky to have good years doing something I like to do.

Ridley Scott

Audiences are less intrigued, honestly, by battle. They're more intrigued by human relations. If you're making a film about the trappings of the period, and you're forgetting that human relationships are the most engaging part of the storytelling process, then you're in trouble.

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Blade Runner appears regularly, two or three times a year in various shapes and forms of science fiction. It set the pace for what is essentially urban science fiction, urban future and it's why I've never re-visited that area because I feel I've done it.

Ridley Scott

I spend a lot of my time just developing material; or the company does. That material can come from a book, can come from a newspaper, can come from a discussion and sometimes it can come from a script that got passed over and is floating around.

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