Jackie Brown (1997) Poster



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Edited into 

The Making of 'Kill Bill' (2003) (TV Short)
clips shown


Rashômon (1950)
The final money trade in the clothing store is viewed from multiple characters' perspectives, a reference to Rashomon.
The Killing (1956)
The Drop off sequence is almost identical to the Robbery sequence in The Killing.
The Graduate (1967)
The opening shot of Pam Grier moving along an airport conveyor belt is a direct lift from the opening shot from this film.
The Big Doll House (1971)
The song "Longtime Woman" performed by Pam Grier for this film, is heard during a similar scene in 'Jackie Brown'; I.E. women being led and locked into a prison cell.
Vampyros Lesbos (1971)
Score song "The Lion and the Cucumber" is taken from this film.
Across 110th Street (1972)
Bobby Womack's main theme for this film is used in the opening credits of 'Jackie Brown'.
Coffy (1973)
Excerpts of Roy Ayers' score from 'Coffy' are heard multiple times throughout the film.
The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
Several similar scenes and a character named Jackie Brown
Superchick (1973)
The opening credit sequence of Jackie Brown mirrors the one in 'Superchick'; Jackie is even shown walking down the exact same colorful hallway.
Foxy Brown (1974)
Pam Grier's character's name is based on her character's name in this film.
Truck Turner (1974)
When Ordell tells Melanie to pick up the phone and she grudgingly does so and hands it over quickly, that's a direct reference to "Truck Turner"
TNT Jackson (1974)
Light switch fight scene
Shampoo (1975)
During a scene in a kitchen between Warren Beatty and Carrie Fisher, her character Lorna suddenly says "Wanna fuck?". This is referenced in Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown" where Bridget Fonda says the same thing, also in a kitchen, to Robert De Niro.
'Sheba, Baby' (1975)
The shot of Jackie kissing Max in his office at the end of Jackie Brown is the same as the end of Sheba, Baby.
Mandingo (1975)
Ordell mentions Mandingo during his first conversation with Max.
Bucktown (1975)
Samuel L Jackson says "I'm as serious as a heart attack."
Taxi Driver (1976)
The scene where Louis (Robert DeNiro) is shown myriad weapons by a gun dealer references the scene in 'Taxi Driver' where Travis Bickle (also Robert DeNiro) does the same.
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar (1976) (TV Series)
In the closing credits, Tarantino gives special thanks to "Bert D'Angelo's Daughter". Tarantino girlfriend at that time was Mira Sorvino
Alligator (1980)
Max (Robert Forster) makes mention of a receding hairline problem, a reference to the running gag involving Madison (also Robert Forster) in 'Alligator'
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Title referenced by Ordell.
Sharky's Machine (1981)
"Street Life" from 'Sharky's Machine' can be heard when Jackie is driving to the final money pickup.
Sudden Impact (1983)
Famous line mentioned.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Ordell: "I'm not asking you, I'm telling you"
Stick (1985)
The scene where Ordell and Louis contemplate who took the money in the VW van mirrors a shot and scene from 'Stick'; both films are also based on Elmore Leonard novels.
Silver Bullet (1985)
A book of this title (Cycle of the Werewolf) is seen in Melanie's bag
Tapeheads (1988)
The scene where Ordell is telling Beaumont about Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles references 'Tapeheads'.
Game, Set, and Match: Berlin Game: Part 1 (1988) (TV Episode)
Max Cherry is reading the book Berlin Games when Jackie Brown is released from jail.
The Killer (1989)
Ordells talks about how his clients want to buy dual 45s because the want to be like "The Killer"
Iron Maze (1991)
The cut photo is from that movie. (Japanese Woods)
True Romance (1993)
Ordell's line 'A pot to piss in or a window to throw it out." is first heard in 'True Romance'.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Several dialogue lifts; Teriyaki Donut is seen at one point; Jackie picks out Mia's black and white pant suit in the clothing store.
Wolf (1994)
A 'Wolf' poster is visible outside the Del Amo mall theater.
New York Undercover (1994) (TV Series)
Ordell mentions 'New York Undercover' when he's telling Louis all about the guns he sells.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995) (TV Series)
Advertisement seen.
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (1995) (Video Game)
Arcade machine is seen
The American President (1995)
Is the film Max sees at the Del Amo mall before running into Jackie; poster visible outside the Del Amo mall theater.
Hard Eight (1996)
The scene in which Jackie practices her aim with a gun while waiting for Ordell is taken from 'Sydney'.
A Time to Kill (1996)
Use of the line "Yes, they deserved to die, and I hope they burn in hell." by Jackson's characters in both films.
The Fan (1996)
The line "serious as a heart attack" being used by Robert DeNiro in both films.

Referenced in 

Out of Sight (1998)
Rush Hour (1998)
Light switch fight scene
Patricia Gennice (1998)
Patricia Gennice walks in the opening credits as Pam Grier in the opening credits of this film, and with the same soundtrack
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
"Someone tell Jackie Brown I found her hat."
From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic (1999) (TV Movie)
Samuel L. Jackson quotes his Jackie Brown character
All the Rage (1999)
Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier (1999) (TV Episode)
Road Trip (2000)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
A poster of the film can be seeen in Jason Biggs's dressing room.
Pulp Fiction: The Facts (2002) (Video)
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
Uses the typical Quentin Tarantino in-the trunk shot. All of his movies are referenced.
Bad Eggs (2003)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
The same animated plane flight map seen in 'Jackie Brown' is used in 'Kill Bill'.
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003) (Video Game)
On the top floor in the gun workshop, one of the cleaners refers to Annie Finn, a streetwise gun-dealing black woman, as "Jackie Brown".
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Die fremde Frau (2004) (TV Movie)
Lead actress runs in an airport and the opening credits runs through it
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Line: "Now listen carefully 'cause this concerns you."
Michael Blanco (2004)
Title quoted on the radio
Gilmore Girls: Pulp Friction (2005) (TV Episode)
Students at the Quentin Tarantino party dress as characters from the film.
Generation Jedi (2005) (TV Movie)
The film is mentioned
After the End (2005) (Short)
Poster hanging in Lou's room
Strictly Background (2007)
mentioned & poster seen on wall
Grindhouse (2007)
The woman who picks up the bag from Jackie on the trial run is eating food from the Acuna Boys restaurant.
Numbered with the Dead (2007) (Video)
Movie poster in background, multiple scenes
Death Proof (2007)
Acuña Boys first appeared in Jackie Brown.
Righteous Kill (2008)
mentioned in dialogue
Bad Movie Beatdown: Equilibrium (2009) (TV Episode)
is said to be better than Equilibrium
From Manila with Love (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Sid Haig in interview
God Bless America (2011)
Gun dealer in the hotel quotes Samuel L Jackson "AK-47. The very best there is. When you absolutely, positively got to kill every motherfucker in the room, accept no substitutes."
Alpha/Bravo (2011)
Said by director to have inspired the use of inter titles.
Neighboring Sounds (2012)
A poster can be seen in Dinho's room.
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown.
Show of the Week: Sleeping Dogs (2012) (TV Episode)
The host mistakenly claims that the Mr. Black outfit in the Sleeping Dogs game is an homage to this film.
The Dirties (2013)
DVD is shown in Matt's room.
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
Trevor's Los Santos apartment is very similar to one depicted in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown.
Christmas Cruelty! (2013)
Homage to Quentin Tarantino.
Brows Held High: Cloud Atlas: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"Can we watch Jackie Brown after this?"
Missing Reel: Blaxploitation (2014) (TV Episode)
Various stills
Neighbors (2014)
Garf (Jerrod Carmichael) dresses up as the Samuel L. Jackson character Ordell Robbie for the Robert De Niro party.
Drive Hard: Sid Haig Remembers 'Pit Stop' (2014) (Video)
poster shown
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.73 (2014) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned by name.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Just a Dream? (2014) (Short)
Geeks Who Drink: John DiMaggio vs. David Giuntoli (2015) (TV Episode)
listed as a film with Samuel L. Jackson
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Quentin Tarantino/Nick Kroll & John Mulaney/Moon Taxi/Ilan Rubin (2015) (TV Episode)
Quentin Tarantino talks about his earlier movie
The Journey (2016)
title mentioned in conversation by Martin McGuinness
Tähdet, tähdet: Elokuvamusiikki (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the episode.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.73 (2016) (TV Episode)
title character is correct response in "The Del-Tones" category
Just Breathe (2017) (Short)
Dad shows DVD
Hollywood Game Night: Veep vs. The Walking Dead (2017) (TV Episode)
Used as an answer or clue in one of the games
Rick and Morty: Pickle Rick (2017) (TV Episode)
The rat fight scene pays tribute to an iconic fight scene from this movie
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #10.26 (2017) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; still shown


Detroit 9000 (1973)
Seen on Melanie's TV at one point.
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Seen on Melanie's TV at one point.
The Mad Dog Killer (1977)
Melanie watches this film on TV.
The Late Late Show with Tom Snyder (1995) (TV Series)
Seen on Beaumont's TV at one point.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: The Best Films of 1997 (1998) (TV Episode)
Ebert's #5 pick.
The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1998) (TV Special)
Siskel & Ebert: Sphere/The Borrowers/The Wedding Singer (1998) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Academy of Robots' Choice Awards Special (1998) (TV Special)
Features clips from this film.
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
The Larry Sanders Show: Pilots and Pens Lost (1998) (TV Episode)
A poster is visible.
If We Picked the Winners (1998) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown for all the major Oscar nominees.
Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier (1999) (TV Episode)
Breathtaking (2000)
VHS video played in livingroom
Baadasssss Cinema (2002) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Jackie Brown: How It Went Down (2002) (Video)
scenes shown
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
Excerpts appear in the film.
Charlie Rose: Quentin Tarantino 2003 (2003) (TV Episode)
A clip from each of Tarantino's films to date are shown.
Double Dare (2004)
footage from this movie is shown
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.127 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
eXploitation CinemA (2009) (Short)
Pam Grier scene.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Daybreakers/Leap Year/Youth in Revolt (2010) (TV Episode)
Director Intervention segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Book of Eli/The Spy Next Door/Fish Tank (2010) (TV Episode)
Screenplay Cliché segment
Cinemassacre's Top 10 Worst Movie Cliches (2010) (Short)
A clip is shown.
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Mr. Black (2015) (Short)
Seen on TV.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes (2008) (TV Episode)
Robert Forster again plays a bail bondsman.
God Bless America (2011)
The gunseller's monologue about AK 47 is a rip off from Samuel Lee Jackson's lines in Jackie Brown.
Jackie Brown: Remake (2012) (Short)
based on the same screenplay, specially for the foot scene with Bridget Fonda
Tarantino Remake Compliation (2012) (Short)
Based on the same screenplay, specially for the foot scene with Bridget Fonda

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