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29 quotations by Morris Chestnut

QuoteYou start making movies and people start seeing when you go to places, and all of a sudden you are getting clothes for free and all of a sudden you are getting food for free.Quote

QuoteYou have to be insane to direct.Quote

QuoteYou go from movies where you are wearing nice clothes and you're trying to smell good to a movie where you are in water and you are wet all day, and you are dealing with that elements, it gets rough, but it was definitely something I wanted to try.Quote

QuoteWhen you are the lead in a romantic comedy, you have to worry about people really liking you.Quote

QuoteUnless you are really grounded and have a true sense of reality, you can get lost in that and a lot of people do and that's why you see so many people with successful careers but with destructive lives.Quote

QuoteThis industry is very make-believe and you caught in a false sense of what reality is.Quote

QuoteThis film is what it is. It's a campy thriller horror movie where you go and have fun. With these types of films, you can't take it too seriously. They are what they are.Quote

QuoteSome people make a career out of doing one thing, but I wanted to diversify my body of work.Quote

QuoteShowtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing.Quote

QuoteProducing is easier, I can just be at the set overseeing the story.Quote

QuoteOh yeah, I'm a huge romance fan. And some women like action.Quote

QuoteNah, I'm not a prima donna, but I just don't like being cold and wet.Quote

QuoteIt's not always about the money.Quote

QuoteIt's hard when you see a scene where it's raining, and we have the rain machine, and you see it for 5 minutes, but that scene takes all day to shoot, and you do it with rain, and the dry off, and go back and do it again.Quote

QuoteI've been in a situation where I was after the money.Quote

QuoteI'm getting to the point where they see me as a good actor, rather than just a good guy who can act.Quote

QuoteI would never want any of my kids to go into this industry; not until they are old enough to understand and if this is something that they really want to do.Quote

QuoteI would like more challenging roles. I definitely would like to something that's more challenging.Quote

QuoteI want viewers to relate to me on a different level, not just a sexual level.Quote

QuoteI think the best type of action movie combines a love story with the action.Quote

QuoteI think that we have to hit the mark, and once we hit that, a trend develops in order for a lot of those types of films to be made.Quote

QuoteI think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.Quote

QuoteI hate being cold and I hate being wet and around 80% percent of this film I was cold and another 60% I was cold and wet, so it wasn't the best shoot for me.Quote

QuoteI enjoy what I do, but it's more challenging than people think.Quote

QuoteI did a film which was considered an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence, and that's the type of film I was willing to take a chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film.Quote

QuoteI can't say that we went through the academy because we weren't being tested and we knew we had a job, but we did set some fires and put them out.Quote

QuoteI am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die.Quote

QuoteAnd I think from a male perspective, we have men talking about their feelings and it being okay.Quote

QuoteA lot of times, women don't get the male perspective in regards to a relationship, what men go through when they're not really dealing well.Quote