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.
Samuel L. Jackson previously auditioned for Reservoir Dogs (1992). From this point forward, with the exception of Death Proof (2007), he has been involved in all of Quentin Tarantino's films in some capacity.
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, ...
Captain Koonz tells young Butch that the gold watch was bought by Erine Coolodge at a shop in Knoxville on the day he set sail for Europe. If a military man was about to get on a boat then he would not be in a city that is hundreds of miles from the ocean on the same day.
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--"
In the United Arab Emirates, a completely different version of the film was released theatrically. The film was re-edited so that each story was told without intercutting. The Vincent Vega/Jules Winnfield story and the Bonnie Situation were first, then the story concerning Vincent Vega and Marcellus Wallace's wife was told, and finally the Gold Watch story was told. The film ended with Butch and Fabian riding off on the chopper.
English, Spanish, French
$9,311,882 (USA) (14 October 1994)