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Jackie Brown


Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster, Bridget Fonda View All


Quentin Tarantino (Director) View All

Release: Apr. 10th, 1997
Runtime: 2 hours, 34 minutes
Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan with help from a bail bondsman to keep the money for herself.
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21 A Jackie Brown Discussion
I own Jackie Brown on DVD, the only reason I own it is because it came with the Quentin Tarantino Box Set that you can get in the UK. I only bought the Box Set for Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs, I d...
24 Jackie Brown vs Pulp Fiction
So me and becca (igor) are arguing as i type about which movie people/critics think is Tarantino's best film Jackie Brown or Pulp Fiction, which do you guys think is the better film?...
17 Pulp Fiction or Jackie Brown?
Had you asked me this 5 years ago, I would have said "no contest!" But today, I'm honestly having a hard time, and even leaning towards Jackie Brown. Anybody else out there find Jackie B...

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Jackie Brown is a lengthy, lush crime-drama with the usual, uncut spoken leeway of the main characters, who talk about nothing of importance, while also telling us something important along the way as well a little something known as the Tarantino transcription tactic, which he later perfected in Inglourious Basterds and perhaps to some minds overdid.
There is another brilliant thing that I caught which may or may not be intentional is that in the movie there is a scene involving Robert Forster which would be the first scene in the whole movie where his character is actually getting his hands dirty in criminal life that could potentially kill him.
Then there is Michael Keaton who plays the cop from another film (But seeing as the film was based off a novel, the author had the same character from another novel which was also made into a film).
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