R | | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
According to leaked documents, the shortlist of casting choices for a number of characters is as follows: Pumpkin: Tim Roth, Johnny Depp, Christian Slater, Gary Oldman, Nicolas Cage, Eric Stoltz, and John Cusack. Honey Bunny: Amanda Plummer, Patricia Arquette, Lili Taylor, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bridget Fonda, Phoebe Cates, and Marisa Tomei. Vincent Vega: Michael Madsen, John Travolta, Alec Baldwin, Gary Oldman, William Petersen, Jason Patric, Andy Garcia, Michael Keaton, Denzel Washington, Sean Penn, Tim Roth, Dennis Quaid, Robert Carradine, and Aidan Quinn. Jules: Laurence Fishburne, Samuel L. Jackson, Eddie Murphy, Charles S. Dutton, and Michael Beach. Butch: Matt Dillon, Sean Penn, Nicolas Cage, Aidan Quinn, and Johnny Depp... ...
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 50 mins) In the apartment miracle scene where Jules and Vincent are about to be shot at by the kid in coming out of the adjoining room, there are bullet holes already clearly visible in the wall behind them.
The coffee shop manager in the robbery scene at the end is credited as "Coffee Shop" because he is cut off as he speaks: "I am not a hero, I'm just a coffee shop--"
English, Spanish, French
$9,311,882 (USA) (14 October 1994)