R | | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Tim Roth plays Mr. Orange in Reservoir Dogs (1992), and in this movie his character's nickname is "Pumpkin". Pumpkins are orange. Oranges and pumpkins are fruit and veg, like the similarities between the characters Roth plays; Mr. Orange in Reservoir Dogs (1992), and Pumpkin in... ...
Forget it. Too risky. I'm through doing that shit.
Yolanda: You always say that. That same thing every time, "I'm through, never again, too dangerous".
Pumpkin: I know that's what I always say. I'm always right, too.
Yolanda: But you forget about it in a day or two.
Pumpkin: Yeah, ...
(at around 1h 5 mins) Capt. Koons' account of Butch's grandfather, Dane Coolidge, contains historical inaccuracies. Koons says Dane Coolidge was called up to fight the Germans in WWII as a Marine and later says Dane was killed at the Battle of Wake Island. Very few US Marines fought against the Germans in WWII. Marines mostly fought in the Pacific against the Japanese which is where Wake Island is. He also says that Dane gave the watch to a gunner on an Air Force transport. The U.S. Air Force wasn't created until after WWII. At that time it would have been called the U.S. Army Air Corps. Transports were also typically unarmed and would not have gunners.
The opening credits end with Produced by Lawrence Bender. Usually movies end opening credits with the Director's credit, however Written and Directed by Quentin Tarantino starts the end credits.
English, Spanish, French
$9,311,882 (USA) (14 October 1994)
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