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Pulp Fiction Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Travolta Samuel L. Jackson Bruce Willis

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The adventures of a broad cast of characters intertwine in half a dozen storylines that are related in non-chronological order. Two mob hit men, Jules (Jackson) and Vincent (Travolta), work for crime boss Marsellus Wallace (Rhames) and go to lean on some yuppie drug dealers but screw up the showdown, and specialist Winston "The Wolf" (Keitel) has to clean up the mess. Butch Coolidge (Willis), a small-time boxer, is supposed to throw a fight for Marsellus but bets big on himself and wins, then tries to outrun his angry boss, but takes too much time to retrieve a wristwatch that is a family heirloom. Mrs. Wallace (Thurman), a languid and drug-addled babe, needs looking after, so Marsellus orders Vincent to take her out for the night. They go to a club called Jack Rabbit Slim's, where "Buddy Holly" (Steve Buscemi) is a waiter and "Ed Sullivan" emcees, but Vincent ends up having to save Mia from an overdose. Finally, a couple of small-time thieves, Pumpkin (Roth) and Honey Bunny (Plummer) decide impulsively to hold up a diner, and run into the pros, Jules and Vincent. This exhilarating 1994 comic-noir, only the third film Quentin Tarantino ever directed, won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for his screenplay, as well as the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus



Two men named Vincent (Travolta), and Jules(Jackson) are two hitmen who work for Marcellus Wallace(Ving Rhames). Vincent and Jules go to kill three men who screwed over Marcellus on a business deal. After they kill the three men, they are on their way to wherever they are going, which is never specified. On their way to wherever they are going, with their friend Marvin in the car, Vincent accidentally shoots Marvin in the face. So, Jules and Vincent go to the closest friend's house that they know of, Jimmy(Tarantino). Jimmy gets mad, because he wasn't expecting a dead person to show up at his house. Jules calls Marcellus and Marcellus sends The Wolf (Kietel) over to take care of the problem.
The review of this Movie prepared by Troy Hoffman



This is a movie about two hitmen who go through various things over the course of a day, they are both miraculously saved from bullets that should've killed them. One of them takes this as a sign to get out of the business whereas the other one shrugs it off. It then follows the events that follow those decision to determine the outcome of their lives going only through about a day.
The review of this Movie prepared by Chris



An outstanding, powerful, fun movie. A mixed up story line combining the lives of: Two hit men (Travolta and Jackson) who continuously engage in discussions. Featuring last-ditch prizefighter (Willis), two professional thieves, and numerous others. This violent, humorous, entertainig film is really about nothing in particular, but still hits the mark dead on. This is the film that made Quentin Tarantino a huge star (and he can be seen in the later part of the film as "Jimmy from Taluca Lake.") The out of order format, makes the film even more enjoyable, with the sepparate story's converging throughout the film. Althought this film is not for everyone, I would strongly ugre you to try it, because those who do enjoy it LOVE IT.
The review of this Movie prepared by Evan



Script Analysis of Pulp Fiction

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   Mafia conflict If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals stealing from other criminals    -   criminals killing each other

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   A huge amnt of foul language

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