"The core of the movie business remains intact and it's not descending in scope. Studios want movies that are bigger than ever."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Joel Silver on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Joel Silver 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."Joel Silver on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Joel Silver 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."Joel Silver on Walt Disney
"The only problem is I can't get into PG-13 Land. I just get stuck in R rated movies, which they would love us to make PG-13 movies but I never get there. But I think that you've got to make them different. You've got to switch them up."
"The dubbing of the music and effects is really incredible today. You're feeling gun shots. I mean, it's not the way people say it is, but the gunshot sounds real. And cars sound real. Among the many things in the evolution (of movies) is to make the sound in the movie incredible. That's what you feel."
"A lot of movies were influenced by 'Logan's Run,' like 'Minority Report'. A lot of films have those elements in them."
"I'm happy with my place in the firmament here. I like to produce movies and that's where I want to be."
"I'm a filmmaker and I'm proud of the movies I've made. But in the background of my life I was also very involved in the creation of the sport."