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Annie Oakley (1894)
The Bride tells Karen Kim "I'm better than Annie Oakley and I've got you right in my sights."
Queen Christina (1933)
The camera tracking in slowly into the final black-and-white closeup of Uma Thurman as she's driving is clearly a reference to the famous final close-up of Garbo at the ship -- Tarantino has often compared the two actresses
His Girl Friday (1940)
Bill says to the Bride about Tommy her to be husband, "Mind if I meet this fella, I'm a little particular about who my gal marries." Which is just a little too similar to Cary Grant in His Girl Friday saying, "Mind if I meet this guy, I'm a little particular about who my wife marries." His Girl Friday is also one of Tarantino's top ten favorite movies.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
The Bride's real name, 'Beatrix' is partially inspired by Lana Turner's character name in this film, "Beatrix Emery". Lana Turner is also mentioned by Esteban during his conversation with The Bride.
Casablanca (1942)
Character parody of "Sam."
The Talking Magpies (1946) (Short)
Is the cartoon The Bride and B.B. are watching at the end of the film.
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Esteban mentions this as the movie that made Bill "a fool for blondes".
The Golden Stallion (1949)
Is the film on T.V. when The Bride first confronts Bill.
The $64,000 Question (1955) (TV Series)
Bill mentions this show's title during his last conversation with The Bride.
The Searchers (1956)
Uma is framed at the door of the chapel like John Wayne, and Bo Svenson
Quick Draw McGraw (1959) (TV Series)
Bill calls Beatrix "Quick Draw Kiddo"; Sound effect of guitar hitting a body during fight between Elle & The Bride.
Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Score from 'A Fistful of Dollars' is heard after Budd has shot The Bride.
The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
In the DVD of the making of KILL BILL II, Quentin Tarantino states that the fight between Uma Thurman and Daryl Hannah, was inspired by the Japanese horror / sci-fi film WAR OF THE GARGANTUAS. He called his fight "War of the Blond Gargantuas". Hannah's character, in fact states the word "gargantuan" several times as a hint, before her fight with Thurman's Bride.
Navajo Joe (1966)
The main theme from "Navajo Joe" is heard during the climactic scene from "Kill Bill".
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Use of the "Sergio Leone" closeup. Also, "Il Tramanto" from this film's score is heard when The Bride sees Bill in the opening flashback.
The Champagne Murders (1967)
The overhead shots of The Bride in her hotel bathroom.
Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot! (1967)
the shot of the hand rising from the ground
Ironside (1967) (TV Series)
The same excerpt of 'Ironside''s theme song heard in 'Vol. 1' is heard when The Bride first sees Elle Driver.
Face to Face (1967)
The last chapter of "Kill Bill: Vol. 2" is titled "Face to Face"
The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz (1968)
The origin of Chapter 8's title.
The Savage Seven (1968)
Larry mentions Budd being as useless as an "asshole right here", referring to his elbow. Larry Bishop says the same line in 'The Savage Seven'.
A Professional Gun (1968)
Score song "L'Arena" is heard during the scenes where The Bride is both being nailed into, and then later escaping from her coffin.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
The Bride's hand reaches out from inside the grave.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
On her way to Budd's trailer (after escaping the coffin), The Bride is walking through a sun-bathed desert out of focus, then slowly comes into focus, just like Henry Fonda in C'era una volta il West (1968). Also, they way you frst see Bill is similar to the way you first see Charles Bronson in C'era una volta il West.
Zabriskie Point (1970)
Scene immediately before the Bride confronts Budd (Death Valley sequence) and music refer to Death Valley scene in Zabriskie Point
Road to Salina (1970)
Score song "The Chase" is taken from this film, and used during a similar scene; someone speeding through the desert; "Sunny Road to Salina" is heard when The Bride has made her way to Budd's trailer after being buried alive; Esteban tells The Bride that Bill's villa is on "the road to Salina".
Companeros (1970)
The opening scene in the church is exactly like the "marriage" scene between Vasco and Lola
Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Music from "The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh" was used in the scene when Bill confronts Budd.
THX 1138 (1971)
As Bill leaves The Bride with Pai Mei, the license plate on his Jeep reads "THX 1169", referencing this film's title.
Billy Jack (1971)
Text mentioning 'Walking Tall' and 'Billy Jack' is visible on the 'Mr. Majestyk' poster in Budd's trailer.
Fritz the Cat (1972)
When Elle Driver is racing through the desert to meet up with Budd, Quentin Tarantino uses the same set-ups and angles from a scene in "Fritz the Cat" in which Blue the biker rides through the desert on his motorcycle.
Bury Me an Angel (1972)
The Bride's quote "I went on what the movie advertisements refer to as roaring rampage of revenge" is a reference to this film's tagline which was "she's a howling hellcat humping a hot steel hog on a roaring rampage of revenge''.
Chato's Land (1972)
The scene in which Budd is bitten by a snake is mirrored by a scene in Chato's Land, another revenge film
Five Fingers of Death (1972)
The "five point palm of death" manuever is a reference to this film, and Pai Mei's character is a reference to the actor of this movie, who played said character in other films
Summertime Killer (1972)
Score song "Summertime Killer" is taken from this film, heard when The Bride first enters Bill's hacienda.
Walking Tall (1973)
Text mentioning 'Walking Tall' and 'Billy Jack' is visible on the 'Mr. Majestyk' poster in Budd's trailer.
High Plains Drifter (1973)
The Bride walking through the desert is an homage to the opening title sequence of this film.
Coffy (1973)
Several lines of dialogue
Tough Guys (1974)
The main theme from 'Tough Guys' is heard when The Bride attempts to show Pai Mei her kung fu.
Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Character Budd (Michael Madsen) has a poster from this movie hanging in his trailer. It's visible in several scenes.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Referenced in the opening monologue, refering to the similair massacre in this film.
Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
Kill Bill copied the eye scene
Carrie (1976)
the Bride's hand coming up from the grave like the "Carrie" finale
Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Lieh Lo's portrayal of Pai Mei in this film inspired the version of Pai Mei seen in 'Vol. 2'. In the original script, it even reads "Especially films that feature Lieh Lo as the old, white-haired, white-eyebrowed villian "Pai Mei."
Annie Hall (1977)
The flashback of Beatrix (Uma aka The Bride) in school during attendance is an obvious reference to the scene with Woody Allen talking about his childhood and in his class everyone is a kid except him, whose an adult.
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Brutal fights inside a trailer on a desert.
Rolling Thunder (1977)
The Acuna Boys take their name from the gang of villains in 'Rolling Thunder'.
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
Kung Fu training scenes are a direct reference, enhanced by the fact that Gordon Liu stars in both movies. Even the faded colours in this scene match that of the shaolin movie.
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
It is referenced.
The Driver (1978)
Beatrix is described as "the cowgirl who could not be caught" just as Ryan O'Neal was "the cowboy who could not be caught"
Circle of Iron (1978)
The flute David Carradine (Bill) is seen playing in 'Vol. 2' is the same one David Carradine plays in 'Circle of Iron'.
Superman (1978)
Bill's "Superman" speech
Shaolin Abbot (1979)
Lieh Lo's portrayal of Pai Mei in this film inspired the version of Pai Mei seen in 'Vol. 2'. In the original script, it even reads "Especially films that feature Lieh Lo as the old, white-haired, white-eyebrowed villian "Pai Mei."
Zombie (1979)
The eye squishing scene was largely influenced by Fulci's movie. The eye-splinter scene in particularly.
Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
In 'Vol. 2', Gordon Liu plays Pai Mei. In this film, Gordon Liu plays a hero who battles Pai Mei.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The Bride's training by Pai Mei is a reference to Luke Skywalker/Yoda
Shogun Assassin (1980)
Is the movie B.B. and The Bride watch before she confronts Bill.
The Beyond (1981)
The Elle's eye scene
Blade Runner (1982)
Darryl Hannah's twitching on Budd's bathroom floor is a definite reference to her death as Pris in Ridley Scott's film.
Eight Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)
Score from 'Invincible Pole Fighter' heard at the moment Beatrix first sees her daughter.
Gotcha! (1985)
Bill (David Carradine) shoots Beatrix (Uma Thurman) in the leg with a gun that shoots an arrow and says "Gotcha!". The same line and a gun with arrows is being used several times in the movie Gotcha! (1985).
Red Sonja (1985)
"You don't have a future" spoken by sword-wielding woman Brigitte Nilssen is referenced by the "Bitch...you don't have a future" line in Kill Bill vol. 2; spoken by sword-wielding woman Uma Thurman.
Disciples of the 36th Chamber (1985)
Several scenes, including Beatrix's foot getting stuck in Pai Mei's abdomen and the grown Beatrix in the class full of children mirror scenes from early in this film.
Raising Arizona (1987)
close-quarters fight in a run-down trailer
The Princess Bride (1987)
Two cuts to Elle Driver's face, on the left and right cheeks.
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
buried alive, with camera shot of interior and burial sounds
The Vanishing (1988)
the grave scene
Twin Peaks (1990) (TV Series)
His character Esteban Vihaio talks similar to Jean Renault which he played in Twin Peaks
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Bill begins his tale with "Once Upon a Time in China"
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
The sequence durning the fight between Elle Driver and The Bride where Elle attempts to kick The Bride in the head is mirrored in Riki-Oh, down to the camera angles and the use of slow motion.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Straight Blade, Knee-cap pain comment
Supercop (1992)
Uma Thurman's character The Bride says "I would jump on a speeding train with a motorcycle for you", which is clearly a reference to Michelle Yeoh's stunt in Police Story III where she does just this.
Army of Darkness (1992)
The moment the bride comes out of her grave. It is the same shot when Evil Ash emerges from his grave.
Wing Chun (1994)
In the fight with Pai Mei, the Bride gets her foot stuck in his belly, a reference to Wo Ping's earlier work Wing Chun and the actress Michelle Yeoh.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Bare feet
Natural Born Killers (1994)
Bill refers to the Bride as a "natural born killer"
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Bill makes reference to the White Lotus a group of warriors that was created by Raiden
Jackie Brown (1997)
Line: "Now listen carefully 'cause this concerns you."
The Matrix (1999)
The way Biatrix gets up when she fights Pai Mei. The way she throws Elle on the bathroom wall when they fight. Also, The Bride's hotel room number is 101, just like neo's.
Double Jeopardy (1999)
The Bride who lost an unborn baby, wakes up in a coffin, lights a flashlight, hits the coffin lid repeatedly, until it finally cracks open, much as Libby, a mother separated from her young child, wakes up in a coffin, lights a cigarette-lighter, hits the coffin lid repeatedly, until it finally breaks open.
Strip Notes (2002) (Video)
When Larry is cutting shifts from Budd's roster, he's quoting the strip club manager from the documentary 'Strip Notes', also directed by Daryl Hannah.
The Rules of Attraction (2002)
the line early in the film about an 'a**hole' on an elbow

Referenced in 

Grounded for Life: Pictures of Willy (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Sean, Claudia, Eddie and "Crazy Amy".
Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
When the article from USA Today is shown, a photo of Uma Thurman from Kill Bill: Vol. 2 is shown at the top right hand corner of the paper.
'Pulp Fiction' on a Dime: A 10th Anniversary Retrospect (2004) (TV Movie)
a poster behind Tarantino and Thurman
Zen and Now: A Dinner with David Carradine & Friends (2004) (Video)
Talked about by David Carradine, Michael Madsen, and Vivica A. Fox (as Kill Bill).
Sin City (2005)
Jackie Boy's toilet dive shot is equal to the scene with Elle Driver (Daryl Hannah) in the Budd's place fighting sequence with the Bride (Uma Thurman). Both scenes are shot identically, including the flushing and puking by the character.
NCIS: Kill Ari: Part 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
episode title
Drawn Together: The One Wherein There Is a Big Twist: Part 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
Wooldoor says something about learning martial arts training from this movie.
Duck Dodgers: Master & Disaster/All in the Crime Family (2005) (TV Episode)
The Master Moloch character is a take-off on the Pai Mei character, and is also voiced by Tarantino himself.
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005) (TV Movie)
mentioned by Quentin Tarantino
Charmed: Kill Billie: Vol. 2 (2006) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Outrageous Fortune: This Two-Fold Force (2006) (TV Episode)
Jools considers it overrated.
The Making of 'My Super Ex-Girlfriend' (2006) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Simpsons: Kill Gil, Volumes I & II (2006) (TV Episode)
episode title
Grindhouse (2007)
In Planet Terror the last item on Dr. Dakota Block's list of things to do states: Kill Bill
Allemaal film: Verander de wereld (2007) (TV Episode)
Title is shown at the end
Hell Ride (2008)
Score from 'Vol. 2' is heard in Hell Ride.
Hamlet 2 (2008)
The Kill BIll movies are mentioned
Meet the Spartans (2008)
When Leonidas is annoyed by the Dane Cook-lookalike, he first hits him lightly with the five-pressure-point-stroke, a martial arts-stroke that is described and performed in Kill Bill: Vol.2
Troldspejlet: Episode #39.16 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the Kill Bill film series in his review of No More Heroes (2007) (VG)
Clueless Genius: Episode dated 26 July 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Question: What is the poisoned hand? Refer to this movie, and the advise team talked some minutes about this film
The Middleman: The Palindrome Reversal Palindrome (2008) (TV Episode)
Middleman explains how he lost his eye.
MythBusters: Coffin Punch (2008) (TV Episode)
Footage of Beatrix Kiddo (Uma Thurman's character) breaking her way out of the coffin by using short and fast punches to the coffin's lid is shown before the myth that you can escape a coffin by using short and fast punches to the coffin's lid.
Pulse 3 (2008) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Megamind (2010)
Minion tells Megamind the new suit is called the "Black Mamba." Which is the code name of the Bride in Kill Bill.
Angry (2010)
Bo Svenson's character was named Eric in the script, but Bo wanted it changed to Bill to pay homage to the Quentin Tarantino film KILL BILL: VOL. 2 (2004), where Bo starred as Reverend Harmony.
Max Pinlig 2 - sidste skrig (2011)
Christiane is dressed like the bride
The Victim (2011)
Quentin
Brows Held High: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (2012) (TV Episode)
Rap Critic mentions other films scored by RZA
Justice League: Doom (2012) (Video)
After being buried alive Batman escapes from a coffin by punching it until he breaks through.
Django Unchained (2012)
Kiddo is buried at the grave of a "Paula Schultz" who shares the surname of the movies protaganist, Dr.King Shultz.
The Cleveland Show: The Wide World of Cleveland Show (2013) (TV Episode)
Lester's appearance in the Japanese segment is modelled after Pai Mei including the beard flick
Movie Friends - Eine Videothek stellt sich vor (2013) (Video)
Cover was shown.
O'Hellige Jul! (2013)
Hommage to Tarantino
Psych: A Touch of Sweevil (2014) (TV Episode)
The new head detective named one of her Colt 1911 Pistols "Beatrix Kiddo"
The Hateful Eight
same universe

Features 

The Talking Magpies (1946) (Short)
The specific cartoon short at the end of the movie is this one.
The Golden Stallion (1949)
scenes from the movie can be seen on Bill's big-screen TV
Shogun Assassin (1980)
Clips from the films beginning are heard.

Featured in 

The Making of 'Kill Bill' (2003) (TV Movie)
Footage from film is shown.
Charlie Rose: Quentin Tarantino 2003 (2003) (TV Episode)
A clip from each of Tarantino's films to date are shown.
Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong (2003) (TV Movie)
clips
The Making of 'Kill Bill: Volume 2' (2004) (TV Movie)
clips shown
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) (TV Special)
clips
Best! Movies! Ever!: Hotels (2007) (TV Episode)
clips featured to illustrate the best movie hotel scenes
Cheeni Kum (2007)
When Sexy begins to watch adult films, the DVD cover of the movie is seen
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on The Bride.
Atop the Fourth Wall: JLA: Act of God - Part 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
clip of characters discussing Superman
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cat Fights (2011) (TV Episode)
#2
The Spoony Experiment: D.O.A: Dead or Alive (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Propaganda (2012)
Clips shown and analysed

Spoofed in 

2004 MTV Movie Awards (2004) (TV Special)
The scene where Beatrix is dirving in her car saying she has gotten so far and she only has one person left to kill, Bill, is spoofed. Instead, presenter Lindsay Lohan is driving a car saying shes presented so many awards so far, but she only has one left, Best Movie.
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004) (TV Movie)
The film has similiar music and action sequeces between 2 women
Mulva 2: Kill Teen Ape! (2005) (Video)
This is a spoof of the Quinten Tarantino action film.
Robot Chicken: The Deep End (2005) (TV Episode)
parody of the trailer fight scene (Jesus heals Elle Driver's eye before chopping her in two)
Kill Dill (2005) (Short)
This short film parodies the "Kill Bill" movies.
Pinoy/Blonde (2005)
The final fight between The Bride and Bill was spoofed.
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken Christmas Special (2005) (TV Episode)
parody of the trailer fight scene (Jesus heals Elle Driver's eye before chopping her in two)
Date Movie (2006)
with sword duel mimicking duel in Bud's van
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (2006) (Video Game)
The mission "Kill Phil: Part 2" borrows its name from these films.
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Cindy: "Harro? Hibachi Benihana teriyaki?" Ghost boy: "Nagasaki Okinawa Hokkaido Yokahama" (Your Japanese is awful. It dishonors my ears.) [Think Pai Mei]
Cashback (2006)
Brian Kung-Fu is seen practicing the Five-Point-Palm-Exploding-Heart Technique while getting ready for the manager's birthday party
Kill Buljo: The Movie (2007)
opening black & white scene where engagement party is gunned down and only one person survives
Kill Jill: Volume 2 (2007) (Video)
Porn Parody
Beatrix Kiddo & Master Pai Mei's Twist (2009) (Short)
Spoof of characters from this film
The Simpsons: Angry Dad: The Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
The opening Itchy & Scratchy skit is a parody of The Bride being trained.
Kill Buljo 2 (2013)
The film is a parody.
Comix from the Underground: Lost Girls Book 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Opening sequence in black and white set to "A Silhouette of Doom"

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