Quotes of Eugene Levy

“ So, listen, different strokes for different folks, some people just like the joke, some people like to hear the funny line. The joke is the thing, and it works for them. Airplane!, the Zucker brothers, they perfected that art form - just an hour and a half of great, funny jokes… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ We want these comedy situations to be grounded in a truth. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ We went through all the scenes and they became kind of funny and they expanded a little bit and because it seemed to be working so well in the movie, they added a couple of things later on in the movie and that's how it turned out. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I haven't seen it, but I know that Adam Herz jammed a lot of stuff into that script. I told him when I read it, 'Man, this is comedically relentless. These… raunchy's not the word, but it's close… scenarios that he comes up with, he just keeps coming up with them, and they're really funny, put in the right context… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ The greatest thing about doing this movie was that Chris and I both were involved in folk music in the '60s. I had a group, but I don't think it was at the same level as Chris, because he's an amazing musician. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I don't believe I've ever played a hip dude. I don't think I would have the wherewithal to do that. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I don't believe I've ever played a hip dude. I don't think I would have the wherewithal to do that. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ So, listen, different strokes for different folks, some people just like the joke, some people like to hear the funny line. The joke is the thing, and it works for them. Airplane!, the Zucker brothers, they perfected that art form - just an hour and a half of great, funny jokes… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I mean, Jim's Dad is the character - you're not just laughing at what he's saying, you're laughing at who he is… On SCTV, we used to say, 'If somebody were to look at these scripts, they would wonder, who's investing money in putting this on?' Because you can't find a joke, you can't find, honestly, a funny line. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I like playing villains - villains that aren't that bright, you know? That's always good. You experiment with a look and everything else. I'm thinking, 'OK, this is a guy, I think I can finally bring some mustaches out of the drawer.' I can see exactly what the look is… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ The only thing I said was, 'Working with Latifah again would be fabulous, and Steve. But honestly, just try to… move it forward a little bit, don't rehash the same thing,' because I don' think any of us would be interested in doing that. But they're three great characters to put in a situation that's in a different place, so we will see. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ We went through all the scenes and they became kind of funny and they expanded a little bit and because it seemed to be working so well in the movie, they added a couple of things later on in the movie and that's how it turned out. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ We went through all the scenes and they became kind of funny and they expanded a little bit and because it seemed to be working so well in the movie, they added a couple of things later on in the movie and that's how it turned out. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I like playing villains - villains that aren't that bright, you know? That's always good. You experiment with a look and everything else. I'm thinking, 'OK, this is a guy, I think I can finally bring some mustaches out of the drawer.' I can see exactly what the look is… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I like playing villains - villains that aren't that bright, you know? That's always good. You experiment with a look and everything else. I'm thinking, 'OK, this is a guy, I think I can finally bring some mustaches out of the drawer.' I can see exactly what the look is… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ So, listen, different strokes for different folks, some people just like the joke, some people like to hear the funny line. The joke is the thing, and it works for them. Airplane!, the Zucker brothers, they perfected that art form - just an hour and a half of great, funny jokes… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ The success of that movie, that certainly took me by surprise,... I thought it was a little movie with a cast of unknowns, and I loved the part. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ So, listen, different strokes for different folks, some people just like the joke, some people like to hear the funny line. The joke is the thing, and it works for them. Airplane!, the Zucker brothers, they perfected that art form - just an hour and a half of great, funny jokes… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ The greatest thing about doing this movie was that Chris and I both were involved in folk music in the '60s. I had a group, but I don't think it was at the same level as Chris, because he's an amazing musician. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I like playing villains - villains that aren't that bright, you know? That's always good. You experiment with a look and everything else. I'm thinking, 'OK, this is a guy, I think I can finally bring some mustaches out of the drawer.' I can see exactly what the look is… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ So, listen, different strokes for different folks, some people just like the joke, some people like to hear the funny line. The joke is the thing, and it works for them. Airplane!, the Zucker brothers, they perfected that art form - just an hour and a half of great, funny jokes… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I haven't seen it, but I know that Adam Herz jammed a lot of stuff into that script. I told him when I read it, 'Man, this is comedically relentless. These… raunchy's not the word, but it's close… scenarios that he comes up with, he just keeps coming up with them, and they're really funny, put in the right context… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ So, listen, different strokes for different folks, some people just like the joke, some people like to hear the funny line. The joke is the thing, and it works for them. Airplane!, the Zucker brothers, they perfected that art form - just an hour and a half of great, funny jokes… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ In ten minutes, I'm thinking, 'OK, you know what? I love these guys. They're really smart, they're really good, they've got a good sense of comedy, under their guidance, I think maybe this could come out OK.' But I didn't like the part. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I like playing villains - villains that aren't that bright, you know? That's always good. You experiment with a look and everything else. I'm thinking, 'OK, this is a guy, I think I can finally bring some mustaches out of the drawer.' I can see exactly what the look is… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I like playing villains - villains that aren't that bright, you know? That's always good. You experiment with a look and everything else. I'm thinking, 'OK, this is a guy, I think I can finally bring some mustaches out of the drawer.' I can see exactly what the look is… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I like playing villains - villains that aren't that bright, you know? That's always good. You experiment with a look and everything else. I'm thinking, 'OK, this is a guy, I think I can finally bring some mustaches out of the drawer.' I can see exactly what the look is… ”

- Eugene Levy

“ The only thing I said was, 'Working with Latifah again would be fabulous, and Steve. But honestly, just try to… move it forward a little bit, don't rehash the same thing,' because I don' think any of us would be interested in doing that. But they're three great characters to put in a situation that's in a different place, so we will see. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I mean, Jim's Dad is the character - you're not just laughing at what he's saying, you're laughing at who he is… On SCTV, we used to say, 'If somebody were to look at these scripts, they would wonder, who's investing money in putting this on?' Because you can't find a joke, you can't find, honestly, a funny line. ”

- Eugene Levy

“ I mean, Jim's Dad is the character - you're not just laughing at what he's saying, you're laughing at who he is… On SCTV, we used to say, 'If somebody were to look at these scripts, they would wonder, who's investing money in putting this on?' Because you can't find a joke, you can't find, honestly, a funny line. ”

- Eugene Levy
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