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Are an incredible incredible what you do some of the best movie some of the best shows amazing race CSI -- I'm not sure about flash dance.
But let's think of ours that is just under Todd -- I mean -- apple through Crimson Tide which I love.
Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor -- all of that more Armageddon end up just fantastic and I loved all of them at half and the thing it amazes me about you in -- -- -- talk about this.
You're the son of German Jewish immigrants right there born in 1945 you -- really poor in and they need to Detroit Detroit right.
How would have achieved and yet a lot of folks that's right tell -- about that story well you know what.
Ever since I remember my mom would drop me -- that at the theater.
On Saturday is to watch -- magnetics.
And I film look at movies I want to be part of that magic I knew I wasn't going to be on the screen.
Because it just wasn't my thing one -- I knew I could I knew I could do something behind the -- if it ever since I was little what I would do is.
I organized hockey team -- organized a baseball team.
When I was nineteen years old you know got a sponsor got two kids together so I knew I could get behind the scenes that make things happen and that's -- we do and I'll make things happen.
-- you know it because that's amazing and my father would tell me.
And he grew up really -- -- and bed -- in Brooklyn.
And I wish to be able look at all they -- to see a double feature for Nickels and try and but he had that -- he really you know I never got into film.
How did you transition because I think this is the quintessential American success story.
How did you make that transition and then become this great success that you are you know what I worked ever since I was a kid and -- years -- that was a stock boy did you know things -- Through my dad whatever I can jobs and to get all -- save my money sort go to college it was a thing my parents always come them -- you've got to go to college got a good college got to get an education so important.
-- they didn't have an education and barely got through high school so once I.
Got into college and went to -- -- on -- graduated there was a great student.
But I had emotional intelligence so I can you know like.
I have to draw I have an ambition so I went and started mail -- in Detroit for an advertising agency because I didn't nobody in Hollywood and you know anybody.
So I got work my way to the television department is I work really hard.
Help the people were in the telling -- doing stuff that they.
Didn't want to do so who's weekends it was Sunday's it was late at night was minute did you pick -- that at midnight at the airport -- -- -- gotta go do it.
It's amazing these -- that's how you -- got to work hard.
Good things happen you know it's funny because I was washing pots pans and dishes every Friday Saturday and Sunday at a restaurant last twelve I was delivering papers when I was eight.
And it seems like we kind of lost that work ethic and then one door opens after another and can -- you one of the biggest producers of all time in which you find the harder you work the luckier you get -- Yeah it's true it's true.
You know you hope for so yeah a new movie that's that another pirates is coming out.
And -- lead actors -- Well he's a good not seeing it -- I don't always counted on this.
-- of all the people you were what do you think of some of the most talented people you've -- Johnny Depp is by far the most he really is an abuse of amazing actor he really is I mean he is he's an artist he's sensitive.
Smart came to Hollywood as musician.
And -- -- gonna in the cages couch.
And Nixon you should see my agent you know you're good looking guy first job he went up forty -- -- -- -- grows from there but he's a -- guards got two beautiful kids can and he loves him.
Yeah I also know that you were put Gary Sinise.
Who was a friend of mine -- -- like a lot.
You you've not been shy about somebody a political views and rights supporters some Republicans.
-- -- a lot of actors over the years and they often tell the story that that does not help them in their pursuit of their profession who is obviously -- -- Now I think Hollywood's pretty fair about -- I mean I really do I think it's about always about the work and if you do good work people are gonna honor you with and work with you again it's it's ever about your politics you also did another film that I -- black hawk down.
And we recently had the capture of and killing Osama bin Laden.
And I was is I was prepared for this interview and think and what would you do with that that story.
Well you'd which you do is try to -- a terrific author should really research and talk to him and black hawk down.
Mark Bowden interviewed hundreds of men that went over there got their stories talk to music not this -- they -- their hearts to mentor -- actually what happened there.
Give another book called a horse soldiers from -- same Doug Stanton went out in an interviewed a lot of the men who were the first people into Afghanistan right after nine elevenths.
You know and they were there to protect their campsites when they went over there and that's.
That's what it's all about how did you get the slow for the military can you really -- by the way that black hawk down movie it breaks your heart right you know anybody loves the military and appreciates that freedom.
I mean what they had to endure what they went through my name was unbelievable they protect our freedom -- protect our freedom they protect our shores and you got to tip your hat to him.
They put their lives.
At risk all the time when you talk to -- say it's about country family and that's what they're about they're about their country.
And -- more thing before.
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