Quotes by Chris Columbus

Chris Joseph Columbus is an American filmmaker who is well known for directing the film adaptions of the first two Harry Potter books.

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Donald Trump said, "The only way you can use The Plaza on a soundstage is if I'm in the movie," so we agreed to put Donald Trump in the movie, and when we screened it for the first time the oddest thing happened: People cheered when he showed up on-screen. So I said to my editor, "Leave him in the movie. It's a moment for the audience." But he did bully his way into the movie.

Donald TrumpChris Columbus, about Donald Trump appearing in Home Alone 2
 
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Recommending Pierce Brosnan to play James Bond to MGM was my little contribution to the James Bond saga.

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Nobody does anything for free in Hollywood. They have to be paid for everything.

HollywoodChris Columbus
 
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It was the most magical time of my life. It represented to me everything that was exciting about life.

Chris Columbus, about reading Marvel comics as a child
 
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Steven Spielberg and George Lucas are two of my cinematic heroes.

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I was a horrific actor.

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Well to be honest, I've written on most of the movies I've done. With the exception of Potter.

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I was always adamant that Hogwarts should feel like a world that shouldn't exist in reality.

Chris Columbus in Return to Hogwarts
 
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I was up on 140th Street in Harlem, in 1992. It was 3 in the morning, and I was walking back to get a cup of coffee. These two young kids came up to me and said to me, "What movie is this?" I said, "Home Alone 2," and they said, "What do you do?" And I said, "I'm the director." They said, "Oh, you're John Hughes!"

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