tarantino relatedby willydrama | created - 12 Jun 2016 | updated - 14 Apr 2018 | Public
Films and TV related to Quentin Tarantino: inspirations & favorites mentionned in interviews
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1. The Killing (1956)
Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Crook Johnny Clay assembles a five man team to plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.
Big influence on Reservoir Dogs
2. The Evil Dead (1981)
NC-17 | 85 min | Horror
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.
Votes: 172,157 | Gross: $2.40M
Low cost feature
3. Caged Heat (1974)
R | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
In a women's prison, a group of inmates band together to combat the repressive and abusive policies of the warden.
As mentionned by the man
4. Breathless (1960)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.
Votes: 65,675 | Gross: $0.34M
5. Band of Outsiders (1964)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two crooks with a fondness for old Hollywood B-movies convince a languages student to help them commit a robbery.
Votes: 20,410 | Gross: $0.04M
QT's production company
6. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Western
After robbing a Mexican bank, Dad Longworth takes the loot and leaves his partner Rio to be captured but Rio escapes and searches for Dad in California.
One of his favorite westerns
7. Where Eagles Dare (1968)
PG | 158 min | Action, Adventure, War
Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on.
Inspiration for Basterds
8. The Thing (1982)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.
Votes: 337,366 | Gross: $13.78M
9. Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)
G | 82 min | Western
Three cowboys, mistaken for members of an outlaw gang, are relentlessly pursued by a posse.
'Best naturalistic western
10. The Duellists (1977)
PG | 100 min | Drama, War
A small feud between two Napoleonic officers evolves into a decades-long series of duels.
11. Fingers (1978)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Music
A dysfunctional young man is pulled between loyalties to his Italian mob-connected loan shark father and his mentally disturbed Jewish concert pianist mother.
12. Exposed (1983)
R | 100 min | Drama, Music
Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind, and escapes to New York City. There she soon makes a career for herself as a fashion model. During ... See full summary »
Votes: 742 | Gross: $1.82M
Keitel's terrorism speech
13. King Lear (1987)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Everything returns to normal after Chernobyl. That is, everything but art. Most of the great works are lost, and it is up to people like William Shakespear Junior the Fifth to restore the ... See full summary »
One of the fake actor resumé references
14. The Devil Thumbs a Ride (1947)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Law-abiding Jimmy Ferguson soon regrets giving a ride to killer Steve Morgan.
Joe Cabot in action
15. Badlands (1973)
PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama
An impressionable teenage girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend embark on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.
Inspiration for True Romance
16. Q (1982)
R | 93 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
NYPD detectives Shepard and Powell are working on a bizarre case of a ritualistic Aztec murder. Meanwhile, something big is attacking people of New York and only greedy small time crook Jimmy Quinn knows where its lair is.
Influence on Dogs
17. Laws of Gravity (1992)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two incompetent young men from Brooklyn spin out of control after a friend returns from Florida with guns to sell.
Votes: 820 | Gross: $0.12M
guerrilla style filming
18. His Girl Friday (1940)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
Votes: 49,162 | Gross: $0.30M
Pulp style dialogue
19. Rio Bravo (1959)
Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Drama, Western
A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.
Votes: 51,715 | Gross: $12.54M
20. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit".
Inspiration for Butch (Pulp)
21. Kagemusha (1980)
PG | 162 min | Drama, History, War
A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.
Not this one ? Animated ninja series with the Ezekiel quote also influence on Bill
22. Evil Eye (1963)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
A mystery novel-loving American tourist witnesses a murder in Rome, and soon finds herself and her suitor caught up in a series of killings.