Four Rooms (1995) Poster



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The reason Bruce Willis is not credited is because he violated SAG rules for acting in this film for no money. He appeared for fun and as a favor to Quentin Tarantino, and acting for free violated SAG rules. SAG agreed not to sue Willis if his name was not included in the credits.
Quentin Tarantino's "A Band Apart" Production logo at the beginning of the film shows 'Tim Roth''s "Mr. Orange" unzipping (shedding) his character from Reservoir Dogs (1992) and becoming the bell hop character for Four Rooms.
In the final segment, "The Man From Hollywood", which last 21 minutes, the word "fuck" or a variant of it is said 193 times.
The role of Ted was originally written with Steve Buscemi in mind.
Just before Ted answers a call from The Man in "The Misbehavers", a package of Red Apple cigarettes is visible near the switchboard. This fictitious brand of cigarettes features in other Quentin Tarantino films.
In the fourth episode, the car on the cover of the magazine that Quentin Tarantino shows to 'Tim Roth' is the same one that John Travolta uses in Pulp Fiction (1994).
The fourth room, Quentin Tarantino's "Man From Hollywood" is based on a short story by Roald Dahl called "Man from the south."
Robert Rodriguez and Antonio Banderas shot their segment one week after wrapping up the filming of Desperado (1995).
The cartoon the "Misbehavers" are watching is the same cartoon Ritchie was watching in From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), also directed by Robert Rodriguez.
Salma Hayek plays the dancing woman on the TV screen in "The Misbehavors" directed by Robert Rodriguez. She has appeared in numerous films by the director.
Before "The Misbehavers" turn to the "porno" channel, they are watching the short film Bedhead (1991), also written and directed by Robert Rodriguez.
The film was originally to be titled "Five Rooms," with Richard Linklater contributing a segment; however, he withdrew before production began.
The video game being played by Betty and her friends is Rambo III (1989) for the Sega Genesis, however some scenes show her playing "Rambo" for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
In the fourth room the Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) episode they call "The Man from Rio (or Reno)" is actually called "Man From the South" (ep. #5.15) 1/3/1960.
The "one minute" Chester asks Ted to sit on the stool and listen to his proposal actually lasts one minute and twenty eight seconds of screen time.
Lawrence Bender, who has produced and founded the film production company 'A Band Apart' with Quentin Tarantino, appeared in the segment 'The Wrong Man' and was credited at the end of the film as 'Long Hair Yuppie Scum'. This is the title that he was credited with in Pulp Fiction (1994).
The original idea for the film came from Alexandre Rockwell.

Director Trademark 

Quentin Tarantino:  [long take]  When Ted first enters the Penthouse suite (when Angela says "The Bellboy's here"), the camera goes all around the suite to introduce Ted (and we, the audience) to Chester, Angela, Leo and Norman. It also continues through Chester's praise of Cristal and Jerry Lewis, his temper tantrum, and his self-congratulations about the success of his movie, ending with Norman lighting Angela's cigarette. All in a single take.
Quentin Tarantino:  [bare feet]  Angela is barefoot throughout the fourth installment.
Quentin Tarantino:  [GM motor vehicle]  Reference to a 1964 Chevelle Malibu convertible, previously seen in Pulp Fiction (1994).

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