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Death Proof (2007)

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Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.

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In Austin, Texas, the girlfriends Julia, Arlene and Shanna meet in a bar to drink, smoke and make out with their boyfriends before traveling alone to Lake LBJ to spend the weekend together. They meet the former Hollywood stuntman Mike, who takes Pam out in his "death-proof" stunt car. Fourteen months later, Mike turns up in Lebanon, Tennessee and chase Abernathy, Zoë and Kim, but these girls are tough and decide to pay-back the attack. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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These 8 Women Are About To Meet 1 Diabolical Man! See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Release Date:

31 May 2007 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

Grindhouse Presents: Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£407,525 (UK) (21 September 2007)

Gross:

£707,262 (UK) (28 September 2007)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was physically scratched to achieve its dirty look, rather than digitally scratch the film footage. See more »

Goofs

JJ has her hands and feet dangling out of the car's side-windows while lying on the rear-bench. In the Civic hatchback the girls are riding in, the rear-windows can't be lowered. Later on the car is also shown with the windows back in place. See more »

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[first lines]
Arlene: [shouting to Jungle Julia] Hold on, I gotta come up! I gotta take the world's biggest fuckin' piss!
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During the opening credits, the Troublemaker Studios logo remains in it's original form but the Dimension Pictures logo has been rendered in a 1970s style. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Unexpected Violence (Violenza in attesa)
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Performed by Ennio Morricone
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Typical Quentin Tarantino film
8 November 2008 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

Many Quentin Tarantino fans were disappointed by this film. Actually I don't understand why. It's a typical Tarantino's film. Like Jackie Brown was an imitation of blaxploitation films, Kill Bill was an imitation of samurai films, this film is an imitation of 70's car chase films. Probably the most known example of these films would be Mad Max, but there were lot's of them, I've seen some on TV channel Movies for Man 2. And yes, it's an imitation not a parody like Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror which was more a parody. The characters of this movie are girls with a very manly characters who hang out with a pretty womanish guys. That's kinda unusual neither in films neither in real life and that's also is very typical for Tarantino films. And of course there is Stuntman Mike a psycho killer, played by Kurt Russell, who was very good in his role. So don't get fulled by bad reviews, this movie is a masterpiece.


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