R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.
When Chiaki Kuriyama (Gogo) was shooting the scene where she flings her ball and chain out, she accidentally hit Quentin Tarantino on the head as he stood by the camera.
Do you find me sadistic? You know, I bet I could fry an egg on your head right now, if I wanted to. You know, Kiddo, I'd like to believe that you're aware enough even now to know that there's nothing sadistic in my actions. Well, maybe towards those...
The airplane the Bride is flying into Tokyo is a Boeing 747, an airplane with 4 engines. However the shot of the cockpit is from an airplane with only 2 engines. There are only 2 power levers on the throttle quadrant, and the instruments only show data for 2 engines.
Shin'ichi Chiba (Hattori Hanzo) is listed as the samurai sword advisor. He played a maker of samurai swords in the film.
In the Japanese version, the old Klingon proverb at the beginning was replaced with a dedication to Kinji Fukasaku: "This film is dedicated to master filmmaker - Kinji Fukasaku 1930 - 2003"
English, Japanese, French
£162,857 (UK) (12 October 2003)
$70,099,045 (USA) (28 May 2012)
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