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Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Connie (McHugh), a nurse, and Tony Tarantino, an Italian-American actor and musician from New York. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992, first-time writer-director Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs (1992) appeared at the Sundance... See full bio »
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 2015 The Hateful Eight (written by) (post-production)
  Kill Bill: Vol. 3 (character The Bride - as Q) (announced)
  From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (TV Series) (screenplay "From Dusk till Dawn" - 9 episodes, 2014) (based on the film screenplay by - 8 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- Bring Me the Head of Santanico Pandemonium (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- Bizarre Tales (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- Bondage (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- The Best Little Horror House in Texas (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
- Attack of the 50-ft. Sex Machine (2015) ... (based on the film screenplay by)
 2012 Django Unchained (written by)
 2009 Inglourious Basterds (written by)
 2007 Death Proof (written by)
 2007 Grindhouse (written by - segment "Death Proof")
 2006 Reservoir Dogs (Video Game) (screenplay) / (story)
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (story by - 2 episodes)
- Grave Danger: Part 2 (2005) ... (story by)
- Grave Danger: Part 1 (2005) ... (story by)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (character The Bride - as Q) / (written by)
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (character The Bride - as Q) / (written by)
 1997 Jackie Brown (written for the screen by)
 1996 Curdled (Gecko Brothers news report)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (screenplay)
 1995 Four Rooms (written by - segment "The Man From Hollywood")
 1994 Natural Born Killers (story)
 1994 Pulp Fiction (story) / (written by)
 1993 True Romance (written by)
 1992 Reservoir Dogs (background radio dialog) / (written by)
 1987 My Best Friend's Birthday (written by)
 1983 Love Birds in Bondage (Short)
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His company (with Lawrence Bender), A Band Apart Records, issues music releases, concentrating mainly on soundtracks. See more »

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8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 25 Interviews | 39 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Q | Kuenthin Taranthîno | Quentin Tarrantino


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[on Reservoir Dogs (1992)] This movie was never meant to be everything for everybody. And I don't mean that as a slam. I'm just saying I made this movie for myself and everybody else is invited. See more »


Despite the constant comparison between them amongst fans, he considers fellow director Paul Thomas Anderson to be one of his best friends. In fact Tarantino has praised Anderson's work, calling him a "filmmaking artist." Tarantino is also close friends with Sofia Coppola. See more »


[The Mexican Standoff] All his movies (including True Romance (1993), which he only wrote and did not direct) feature a scene in which three or more characters are pointing guns at each other at the same time. See more »


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