Quotes by Christopher Miller

Sequels are hard.
- Christopher Miller
Charlie Day is a delight of a human being.
- Christopher Miller
Animation is just another way of telling a story.
- Christopher Miller
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Low expectations is the key to happiness in life.
- Christopher Miller
We just try to find stories that are interesting to us.
- Christopher Miller
'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' was really well done.
- Christopher Miller
My son is the voice of 'The Lego Movie''s Duplo alien.
- Christopher Miller
I really wish I could play the piano really well without having to practice.
- Christopher Miller
I'd much rather have our brand be doing weird stuff than doing normal stuff.
- Christopher Miller
With comedies, often shorter is better. You don't want to outstay your welcome.
- Christopher Miller
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You need to come up with a reason to make a movie, separate from the commercial side.
- Christopher Miller
There's some central relationship in every movie, and that's what stories are.
- Christopher Miller
The medium is less important than the story we're trying to tell and the funniest way to tell it.
- Christopher Miller
Movies are not about a person; they're about a relationship. All of them are about a relationship.
- Christopher Miller
TV shows are built on relationships, and it seemed kind of odd to make a show without any relationships in it.
- Christopher Miller
What's interesting about Lego is it's constantly reminding you that it's a facsimile of something else.
- Christopher Miller
That was the political reality of 1987: Saxophones made you cool. That's real! That really happened in our society!
- Christopher Miller
It's hard to make a movie that is both funny and emotional, that has something to say and is clear to the audience.
- Christopher Miller
We certainly had our share of failures early on and worked on a bunch of canceled sitcoms, which were very helpful in learning.
- Christopher Miller
I like superhero films, and I love Star Wars movies, but I want to make sure there's a wide diaspora of films getting made.
- Christopher Miller
You have antiheroes in dramas, like Tony Soprano. But it's a little bit harder in comedy. You don't see it quite as much.
- Christopher Miller
When I was a kid on the playground, fights were about who got to play Han Solo. He's just one of the best characters ever created.
- Christopher Miller
With a bucket of Lego, you can tell any story. You can build an airplane or a dragon or a pirate ship - it's whatever you can imagine.
- Christopher Miller
It would be nice at some point to do something that people expect to be good. Although then with high expectations come a lot more pressure.
- Christopher Miller
I always feel like the hammer's going down right around the corner, and I think that level of constant anxiety is what keeps us from getting too lazy.
- Christopher Miller
There's something that's delightful about things getting bigger and more over-the-top. Sometimes it's empty, and other times, it's just fun.
- Christopher Miller
Just from a psychological standpoint, it's really helpful having films with a joyful message and positivity, so we try to do that with all our movies, really.
- Christopher Miller
Animation is awesome because there's a really bold type of comedy you can get away with that you couldn't get away with in live action: a broader, campier style.
- Christopher Miller
'The Lego Movie' did better than we could possibly have imagined. We were very nervous that people would discount it because it is called 'The Lego Movie.'
- Christopher Miller
'South Park' movie was R. There's a place that people are not occupying, thinking that animated has to be family always, and I don't think that's true.
- Christopher Miller
What's really cool about LEGOs is that you can put a bunch of bricks on the table, and everybody will make something different. Everyone has different ideas, and some of them may seem crazy.
- Christopher Miller
Sometimes, comedy feels like the kid brother of drama, trying to get attention by being the class jokester. But it's actually really hard to tell a story while also making people laugh. It's like trying to do two jobs at once.
- Christopher Miller
All of everything we've ever done has been riding on low expectations. 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs,' a terrible idea. Doing '21 Jump Street' as a movie is a terrible idea. 'The Lego Movie' sounds like a terrible idea.
- Christopher Miller
If you tried to make a 'Game of Thrones' movie, you'd have to eliminate two-thirds of the characters, and there'd have to be one storyline, but on TV, you can really get to know the characters in a way that there just isn't time to do in a movie.
- Christopher Miller

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