"How many movies do you see when you can say this director really knew what film he wanted to make? I can count them on the fingers of one hand."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Gary Oldman on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Gary Oldman on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Gary Oldman on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Gary Oldman on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Gary Oldman on Walt Disney
"So Harry Potter came in and it is nice that I have kids of the right age. I took them to London and they walked around the set and met Harry Potter and that is thrilling."
"Growing up in a particular neighborhood, growing up in a working-class family, not having much money, all of those things fire you and can give you an edge, can give you an anger."
"My passion and energy get mistaken for anger."
"I drank for about 25 years getting over the loss of my father and I took the anger out on myself. I did a good job at beating myself up at sometimes. I don't drink anymore but my alcoholic head occasionally says different. 'Nil By Mouth' was a love letter to my father because I needed to resolve some issues in order to be able to forgive him."
"What other people think of me is none of my business."