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Quotes / Hollywood Accounting

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"Always ask for a piece of the gross. Not the net. The net is fantasy."

"Well, it's like stupid points. Stupid to take the points. "Won't be any net profits?" You sit there with your points going, 'Eeeh, eeh, eeh, eeh, eeh.'"
Eddie Murphy, explaining why he called net points "monkey points"

"In honor of the release of MiB:International (I guess), I just got my new Men in Black profit statement.. which shows it STILL in the red. The fact that they've made a FOURTH ONE confirms, as I've always said, that the big studios are only in it for the art."


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