Tobe Hooper - Quotes

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No matter where you're going it's the wrong place. ---->>>

Thousands of people come to LA every year, and some of them just disappear. Somebody gets them. In the States around 100,000 people vanish each year. I don't know what that means. Maybe there's something that just pulls 'em out. ---->>>

The influences in my life were all kind of politically, socially implanted. And then there was Watergate. ---->>>

I don't believe in using too much graphic violence, although I've done it. It's better to be suggestive and to allow the viewer to fill in the blanks in their minds. ---->>>

I wanted to make a human monster. His name is Coffin Baby. The idea is based on a group of people from Pasadena whose names I can't mention. His mother died and during the funeral, this baby came out of her in the coffin. ---->>>

I had worked so hard for so long that I developed a speech impediment. It happens when I get tired. ---->>>

You need an R rating because without one, you can't advertise and the film won't get shown. ---->>>

I don't know when the Return of the Living Dead are happening. That's been on the Internet for years. ---->>>

If one sees the American Nightmare first and Chainsaw after that, you'll see it in a different kind of light. ---->>>

I love music and I enjoy creating sounds. I got into making music when I was a child, starting with the spoons and the koto before moving onto the piano. ---->>>

I think the Chainsaw remake is very good and captures the spirit of the original film. It's true to the tone of the original, to the point that it's almost a companion piece. ---->>>

Law students have taken over Hollywood. To them it's all about making money. They know people want to see what they've seen before. Also, remakes are places to showcase the new stars of tomorrow. ---->>>

The original Return of the Living Dead, I was attached to direct it, and I wrote the story. Production was delayed. In the meantime I went to London to do Lifeforce. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 01-25, 1943
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, US
Occupation: Director

William Tobe Hooper (born January 25, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for his work in the horror film genre; his most recognized films include The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Poltergeist. Stuart Heritage of The Guardian described The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as "one of the most influential films ever made" (wikipedia)