R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.
The closing title card, "Based on the character of 'The Bride' created by Q and U", refers to the first initials of Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman.
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 subtitles for Cottonmouth's speech say, "Whom in Okinawa made you this steel?" In correct English grammar, it should be "who," not "whom." In Japanese, they are the same word, "Dare."
The opening titles list some of the cast as "Guest Starring...".
Many changes were made to the movie to minimize the violent and adult content when it was broadcast on TBS. One of the most interesting: The "Pussy Wagon" was changed to a "Party Wagon".
English, Japanese, French
£162,857 (UK) (12 October 2003)
$70,099,045 (USA) (28 May 2012)