R | | Crime, Drama, Romance
In Detroit, a lonely pop culture geek marries a call girl, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood. Meanwhile, the owners of the cocaine, the Mob, track them down in an attempt to reclaim it.
The trivia section, in the DVD special features, reports that Quentin Tarantino sold this script for about ten thousand dollars. With this money, he purchased the red Chevy Chevelle convertible that Vincent Vega drives in Pulp Fiction (1994).
In "Jailhouse Rock" he was everything rockabilly's about. I mean, he is rockabilly. Mean, surly, nasty, rude. In that movie he couldn't give a fuck about nothing except rockin' and rollin', living fast, dying young and leaving a good-looking corpse.
In an establishing shot in front of the theater, supposedly in Detroit, where Clarence is watching Shin'ichi Chiba movies, there is a street sign in the background which clearly says "Hollywood Boulevard". The theater itself is Vista Theater, a legendary smaller theater in East Hollywood.
In the first release of the Unrated Director's Cut on DVD in the US, Clarence's "I'd fuck Elvis" speech is the original version as he talks more in-depth about a particular scene in Jailhouse Rock. In the re-release of the Unrated Director's Cut (in the 2-disc special edition), some of the dialog from Clarence is cut.