"I remember when first, Stripes, and then Animal House came out - which I was really proud of, even though it was kind of loose and quite raucous - there were imitative movies that were not quite as good."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Ivan Reitman on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Ivan Reitman 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."Ivan Reitman on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Ivan Reitman 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."Ivan Reitman on Walt Disney
"I don't think my sense of humor has changed at all I was born with this, for better or for worse."
"A good actor is someone who knows how to take the part and make it real and make it honest and be effective in it. If it's in a funny movie and, as long as they are cast in an appropriate way, humor will come from it."
"Movies either work or they don't work and they're either funny or they're not and we work very hard. To achieve that kind of work is really kind of delicate stitching."
"My sense is, I think it's okay for directors to do movies that speak to other work in their career."
"I think Junior is certainly a science fiction premise as is Twins, as is Dave, beyond Ghostbusters."