Quotes by David Fincher

And I love shooting football.
- David Fincher
I was a disinterested student.
- David Fincher
I'm totally anti-commercialism.
- David Fincher
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I like the idea of R-rated franchises.
- David Fincher
A lot of people hated 'Alien 3.'
- David Fincher
If I could be anyone, it would be Brad Pitt.
- David Fincher
I learn the most from making my own mistakes.
- David Fincher
I don't know how to depict intelligence.
- David Fincher
I like studios. I just don't like bureaucracies.
- David Fincher
In film, we sculpt time, we sculpt behaviour and we sculpt light.
- David Fincher
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How do you shoot a 150-day movie? You shoot it one day at a time.
- David Fincher
I think intelligence is totally subjective; it's like sexiness.
- David Fincher
Entertainment has to come hand in hand with a little bit of medicine.
- David Fincher
Again, a franchise to me doesn't have to be a billion dollar title.
- David Fincher
You won't see me on Barbara Walters; Oprah, that's not who I am.
- David Fincher
When you make the kind of movies I make, you get weird letters from people.
- David Fincher
You can make movies for a select audience, but you have to market it to them.
- David Fincher
Everything seems really simple on paper until you take a camera out of the box.
- David Fincher
My idea of professionalism is probably a lot of people's idea of obsessive.
- David Fincher
I like characters who don't change, who don't learn from their mistakes.
- David Fincher
Hollywood is great. I also think it's stupid and small-minded and shortsighted.
- David Fincher
For a romantic comedy to be three hours long, that's longer than most marriages.
- David Fincher
I loved Luke Skywalker and I loved Darth Vader and I loved watching them work it out.
- David Fincher
Perfume is pretty good because nobody has to hold the product by their face or use it.
- David Fincher
You know, I don't think I've ever listened to someone's commentary. Ever.
- David Fincher
A movie is made for an audience and a film is made for both the audience and the film-makers.
- David Fincher
Yet as a director, I don't feel you have to identify with your characters as a requirement to make a movie.
- David Fincher
Some people go to the movies to be reminded that everything's okay. I don't make those kinds of movies.
- David Fincher
It's a bad day when you don't get the work done that you need to get done or you don't get it done to the satisfaction.
- David Fincher
The fact is, you don't know what directing is until the sun is setting and you've got to get five shots and you're only going to get two.
- David Fincher
Oh, yeah, I love DVD's. I don't have what you'd call an extensive collection, maybe a couple of hundred or so. But I have something on almost all the time.
- David Fincher
There are some movies I can watch over and over, never get sick of. I'll put one of those on and be puttering around the house. Then a certain scene will come on and I'll just have to go over and watch.
- David Fincher
We were working with this lousy print and it just wasn't going to be good enough. I said that we should get the original negative and do it from that. Well, a couple guys pointed out that the negative was locked up over at Deluxe.
- David Fincher
For a number of years, I'd been around the kind of people who financed movies and the kind of people who are there to make the deals for movies. But I'd always had this naive idea that everybody wants to make movies as good as they can be, which is stupid.
- David Fincher
When I'm watching somebody act, it's a behavior editorial function - I look at someone act, and I might say, 'I don't believe him when he says that.' I don't know why I don't believe him, probably because the people that I've met, they don't act like that when they say stuff like that and mean it.
- David Fincher