Popcorn Quotes, Quotations, Sayings and Phrases

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  • Famous Women
  • Famous Men
  • Film Directors and Writers
  • Orville Redenbacher
  • Fashion Designers
  • Religious Related
  • Political Figures
  • Motivational
  • Unknown Authors
  • Miscellaneous

Famous Women Celebrity Popcorn Quotes

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I really wanted the MTV Award the most. It was a golden popcorn container and it looks really neat.

~ Kirsten Dunst

I love sporting events and popcorn and pizza and being outside, like at a baseball or football game. I love amusement parks, going to ride roller coasters.

~ Carrie Underwood

It was really strange to see all these apes standing around eating popcorn, smoking, wearing sunglasses.

~ Estella Warren

I live for meeting with men in suits. I love them because I know they had a really boring week and I walk in there with my orange velvet leggings and drop popcorn in my cleavage and then I fish it out and eat it. I like that. I know I'm entertaining them, and I know that they know.

~ Madonna

'Antiques Roadshow' is my favorite show. Every Monday night I have one hour of appointment television. I get the popcorn out and tell my husband, "Don't bother me."

~ Lara Spencer

I've always loved the rush you get from watching a really scary movie, but I never watch them alone. It's fun to turn out the lights and scream and clutch someone's hand and spill the popcorn all over the place and hide under each other.

~ Sunny Mabrey

I don't really drink sodas, but when I have popcorn or pizza I need a little. It's the perfect combination.

~ Alessandra Ambrosio

When I was ten, I had a weird cinema party where I invited everybody from my street to come. I pretended I was an usher and tried to sell them all popcorn.

~ Sophie McShera

Popcorn is the sentimental good-time Charlie of American foods.

~ Patricia Linden

What I remember about the experience is that if you went to go see 'Born On The Fourth Of July' and you happened to take a bathroom break real quick or grab some popcorn, you probably missed me. It was short, but it was memorable.

~ Vivica A. Fox

When I was 14 years old, I made this PowerPoint presentation, and I invited my parents into my room and gave them popcorn. It was called 'Project Hollywood 2004' and it worked. I moved to L.A. in January of 2004.

~ Emma Stone

Some of my foster families used to send me to the movies to get me out of the house and there I'd sit all day and way into the night. Up in front, with the screen so big, a little kid all alone, and I loved it. I loved anything that moved up there, and I didn't miss anything that happened, and there was no popcorn either.

~ Marilyn Monroe

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I didn't have any ambition to produce big mainstream popcorn movies.

~ Jodie Foster

Any role that's proactive is a great role, and action roles are by their very nature proactive. You get to do stuff. I hate sitting in the corner - I'd much prefer an action role in a popcorn movie rather than pining in a movie not doing anything.

~ Helen Mirren

When I found out that I was going to be CBS every morning, my first phone call was to Jenny Craig. Ten days later, I lost nine pounds. Now I even take the plan's popcorn with me to the movies.

~ Gayle King

I love going to the movies and getting Raisinettes, a big tube of popcorn and a Coke. That's definitely a guilty pleasure because I can't be doing that all the time.

~ Sanaa Lathan

Well, I'm a consumer as well. I go to the movies with my popcorn and believe everything I see.

~ Kelly Lynch

If I don't work, I'll be sitting on the couch watching TV, eating popcorn and getting like a cow.

~ Celia Cruz

I get scared easily, so I'm not one for just sitting down with a bowl of popcorn and watching horror stories. But, I mean, I'm learning more. Maybe one day I'd like to be able to watch them.

~ Taissa Farmiga

On a super, super hot day, you can hear some of these cones popping open. And the people who were here during the fire heard a lot of it. Imagine popcorn - pop, pop, pop, pop, pop.

~ Jennifer Chapman

The British are really good at that. They are so incestuous,... They pass around partners as if it was popcorn at a movie. 'Do you want some?' It's just bizarre.

~ Cameron Diaz

Famous Men Celebrities

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Get your popcorn ready, 'cause I'm gonna put on a show.

~ Terrell Owens

The laziest man I ever met put popcorn in his pancakes so they would turn over by themselves.

~ W. C. Fields

Enjoy your popcorn and enjoy the show. It's just a movie, so have fun!

~ Martin Lawrence

I was too young to be an avid enthusiast for the franchise, but like billions of people I remember as a child sitting around with the family on a Friday night with pizza and popcorn and a 'Die Hard' movie on.

~ Jai Courtney

For those of you who like to scarf your popcorn in the sack, the good news is that Newman's Own contains an aphrodisiac.

~ Paul Newman

With all the horror in the world and all the crap that's going on, for an hour and a half you go eat some popcorn and laugh with your friends. That's what a movie is all about.

~ Michael Rosenbaum

There's a lot of dancing in football. You can see Victor Cruz doing a little bit of cha-cha or sambra move in the end zone. You can see Terrell Owens getting his popcorn ready. You can see Ochocinco doing the river dance. But not so much in the ballroom.

~ Emmit Smith

Horror is so often a "thinkless" genre, sort of considered popcorn movies, but you really put a lot of, not just heart and soul, but a lot of physical energy into it.

~ Fran Kranz

Theatrical is fantastic. I don't think anything will ever replace the big dark room, the screen and the popcorn. You can kind of do it in your home if you have a nice screen, but it's not the same thing.

~ Mel Gibson

We were in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. It's a nice town, but it's aggressively quaint. They've go a popcorn shop above a waterfall and parades that come through town. It's All-American.

~ Nick Robinson

Whatever moisture is left in the popcorn when it gets from harvest to bag to your popper is what's going to determine how well the corn pops.

~ Ken Kercheval

That film 'Momento' creeped me out. I was looking over my back the whole thing. I get more creeped out than scared and spill popcorn all over the place.

~ Brendan Sexton lll

You don't want to mess with the Rock 'n' Sock connection. Who are you two popcorn farts?

~ Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

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I'm paying 20 dollars for this nasty stale ass bullshit popcorn, the least you could do is put the butter on it.

~ Boondocks

I love to go to a movie, get a Diet Coke and a barrel of popcorn, and sit there with my kids and watch a film.

~ William Shatner

I've been into the habit of freezing white grapes and using them as a snack. Instead of eating peanuts or popcorn or something like that or pretzels, I just eat the white grapes.

~ Mike Ditka

If you're wanting something salty, do air-popped popcorn. That, to me, would be healthier than having any kind of fried chip.

~ Bob Harper

I understand what it's like to work all week and on Friday night just want to go and leave your brain at the door, buy some popcorn and be thrilled by something.

~ Don Cheadle

I think whether you're a movie critic and have seen a million movies, or you're just a normal popcorn movie watcher, you can tell the difference when someone is just laying it on too thick.

~ Josh Peck

The best to go to the movies is to be with other people. Eating the popcorn, being with other people you don't know.

~ Peter Weller

Humans love sex, we need sex, it's how we connect, it reminds us we're alive, it's the third most basic human need, after food and good movie popcorn.

~ Billy Crystal

If you leave your seat to go get a soda and some popcorn you might miss ten points.

~ Wayne Thornton

I take a lot of pride in the work I do, because people pay to see me. They've go to get babysitters, park their car, get popcorn and candy. I've got to be conscious of that.

~ Mr. T

Friends think your life is so glamorous, and it is. But there are times when, instead of going to a glamorous party, I would rather just come home from work, pop in a DVD and eat some microwave popcorn with a cutie on the sofa.

~ Carson Kressley

Sometimes I only hope to make a good popcorn movie.

~ Lou Diamond Phillips

I think you kind of hope for people gush over movies, but I think the opposite is great sometimes, too. I'd rather have a movie that you're angry about and that you're talking about the next day, than something you forget about when the popcorn goes into the trash.

~ Gabriel Mann

That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday night football in high school. The smell of popcorn and cigarette smoke reminds me of the stadium. The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice.

~ Garth Brooks

When I was growing up in Monrovia, the capitol of Liberia, I sold doughnuts, popcorn and Kool-Aid everyday after school so that my family had some money and I could pay my school fees. It was a tough life.

~ George Weah

There's something strange about theater. My characters consistently demonize elitism, but of course it's taking place in a theater where only so many people can see it. I've been in silly popcorn movies - the kind of thing that as an actor you might feel embarrassed about - but those movies reach more people.

~ Jesse Eisenberg

I used to play ultimate Frisbee, and I just got a reputation for making popcorn at parties. I don't mean to brag on myself, but I make the popcorn in the pot and it comes out fine every time.

~ Bill Nye

Film Directors and Writers

American's love popcorn, and their love doesn't quit.

~ Rosecrans Baldwin

Well, once I did 'Grease', everyone was offering me studio pictures in a similar vein - you know, popcorn movie.

~ Randal Kleiser

If you spend a whole afternoon just eating popcorn and watching football, there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. But if that's all you do, you get swept along with the tide, without any idea of where you're going.

~ Roland Joffe

The modern era has brought up immense conveniences, but at what price. The human heart is desperate for something more than a quicker serving of popcorn.

~ John Eldredge

I've never met a popcorn ball that I didn't like.

~ Deb Caletti

Broadway purists may deplore the influx of movie spinoff musicals in recent years, wishing someone would turn off the popcorn machine and let more imaginative brainstorms blow through.

~ James Wolcott

We "chicks" have munched our popcorn while romantic comedies became just comedies, and then each female protagonist got recast for Mathew McConaughey or Seth Rogan.

~ Emma McLaughlin

I'm not a real film buff. Unfortunately, I don't have time. I just don't go. And I become very nervous when I go to a film because I worry so much about the director and it is very hard for me to digest my popcorn.

~ David Lynch

I think that in the realm of commercial, popcorn cinema, the amount of message or smuggling of ideas you can get in there is quite limited. Like, if you think you're going to make a difference or change anything, you're on pretty dangerous thin ice.

~ Neill Blomkamp

There has to be the popcorn genre element, or I don't engage the same way. I like action and vehicle design and guns and computer graphics as much as I like allegory. It's a constant balancing game. I want audiences to be on this roller coaster that fits the Hollywood mold, but I also want them to absorb my observations.

~ Neill Blomkamp

I almost choke on my popcorn when I here film stars, who walk on red carpets as much as the rest of us do on zebra crossings, criticizing youngsters who crave fame.

~ Julie Burchill

I love reference books, especially collections of memorable quotations, almanacs, and atlases. Facts to me are like candy or popcorn - small, tasty delights - and I like to gorge on them now and then.

~ Walter Kirn

The most common criticism that I've seen is that I write "popcorn fantasy": lightweight action-adventure. Some people call it that as they explain why they love it for exactly that reason. I'm cool with that, either way. I just nod and let it go.

~ R. A. Salvatore

If it's a choice between spending twenty five dollars for tickets to a movie and almost that much again for drinks and popcorn, it's understandable that people are opting to buy a movie on DVD for fifteen dollars, even if it's no-frills.

~ Tim Lucas

If only shame were a reliable engine for behavior modification. All it does is make me feel bad, which inspires me to bust open a bag of cheese popcorn, which then makes me feel crappy about my weight.

~ Ayelet Waldman

Well, I was born and raised in the Midwest, in Indiana specifically, and my childhood was full of weekend movies, you know, the Saturday and Sunday popcorn movies.

~ Sydney Pollack

The motion picture is like a picture of a lady in a half-piece bathing suit. If she wore a few more clothes, you might be intrigued. If she wore no clothes at all, you might be shocked. But the way it is, you are occupied with noticing that her knees are too bony and that her toenails are too large. The modern film tries to hard to be real. It's techniques of illusion are so perfect that it requires no contribution from the audience but a mouthful of popcorn.

~ Raymond Chandler

Of course life is bizarre, the more bizarre it gets, the more interesting it is. The only way to approach it is to make yourself some popcorn and enjoy the show.

~ David Gerrold

'The Golden Compass' became a bad experience because the studio didn't have faith in the strength of the ideas of the novel, which is ironic because it's one of the greatest fantasy novels ever written, if not the greatest, and they took the religion out of it and tried to turn it into a popcorn movie.

~ Chris Weitz

I am a big popcorn fanatic. I love popcorn. In fact, one year for my birthday my husband bought me one of those big popcorn machines like they have in movie theaters.

~ Debbie Macomber

I try to make the readers feel they've lived the events of the book. Just as you grieve if a friend is killed, you should grieve if a fictional character is killed. You should care. If somebody dies and you just go get more popcorn, it's a superficial experience, isn't it?

~ George R. R. Martin

Whether it's a popcorn movie or some really intellectual sociopolitical movie, I think to some degree they're all influenced by the social climate that we're living in.

~ James Wan

When I was writing the first few books, what I would do is write a bunch of sentences then go back and expand and explode those sentences, pack as much into them as I could, so they'd kind of be like popcorn kernels popping... all this stuff in there to make the writing dense, and beautiful for it's density.

~ William T. Vollman

Popcorn Company Big Shots

When I went to visit this rice cake plant, I hadn't realized how the rice cakes were made. As soon as I saw the molds of rice and how the heat pops it like popcorn, the light bulb went off. This is popped. This isn't baked or fried.

~ Keith Belling

Orville Redenbacher Quotes

We got to know the competition very well. In the 50's, popcorn made a big growth in sales. Our main push was to produce the best quality and sell in quality retail outlets.

~ Orville Redenbacher

Every once in a while, someone will mail me a single popcorn kernel that didn't pop. I'll get out a fresh kernel, tape it to a piece of paper and mail it back to them.

~ Orville Redenbacher

Most of the competition was into bulk popcorn because of the major increases in Drive-In Theater Outlets.

~ Orville Redenbacher

We dried continuously day and night. We had no efficient way to do it, so we built this new popcorn plant.

~ Orville Redenbacher

I had popcorn all over the place, so I decided I might as well be in the Processing Business.

~ Orville Redenbacher

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Fashion Designers

My wife and I have a tradition of popcorn and videos with our kids on Friday evenings.

~ Ozwald Boateng

Religious Related Popcorn Quotations

Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.

~ Fulton J. Sheen

If my church experience is based upon what they are doing for me, and not what I can do, then pass the popcorn and start bringing red vines.

~ Bridget Willard


I'm someone who believes the only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn.

~ Dan Glickman

Working families need care. They need care that is regulated, safe and secure, and that's what we're building here. Don't give people twenty five dollars a day to blow on beer and popcorn.

~ Scott Reid

Motivational Life Quotes

Of course life is bizarre, the more bizarre it gets, the more interesting it is. The only way to approach it is to make yourself some popcorn and enjoy the show.

~ David Gerrold


Even in the Hollywood, commercial, popcorn genre she's worked in, she has extraordinary respect from a cross-section of critics here. She's very, very engaged in her character - she really knows what to do in front of the camera, always. She has an amazing capacity to connect with people.

~ Gene Seymour

Unknown Authors

Eating popcorn: 80% during the trailers. 20% during the movie.

~ Unknown

That awkward moment when you finish a medium popcorn by the opening credits at the movie theater.

~ Unknown

The last few seconds of popcorn popping are some of the most stressful seconds of my life.

~ Unknown

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