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Grindhouse (2007)

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Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's homage to exploitation double features in the 60s and 70s with two back-to-back cult films that include previews of coming attractions between them.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Stuntman Mike (segment "Death Proof")
... Zoë Bell (segment "Death Proof") (as Zoe Bell)
... Abernathy (segment "Death Proof")
... Butterfly (segment "Death Proof")
... Jungle Julia (segment "Death Proof")
... Kim (segment "Death Proof")
... Pam (segment "Death Proof") / Cherry (segment "Planet Terror")
... Shanna (segment "Death Proof") / Judy (segment "Thanksgiving")
... Lee (segment "Death Proof")
... Warren (segment "Death Proof") / Rapist #1 (segment "Planet Terror")
... Marcy (segment "Death Proof")
... Dov (segment "Death Proof") / Tucker (segment "Thanksgiving")
... Nate (segment "Death Proof")
... Omar (segment "Death Proof")
... Lanna Frank (segment "Death Proof")
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Storyline

A double-bill of thrillers that recall both filmmakers' favorite exploitation films. "Grindhouse" (a downtown movie theater in disrepair since its glory days as a movie palace known for "grinding out" non-stop double-bill programs of B-movies) is presented as one full-length feature comprised of two individual films helmed separately by each director. "Death Proof," is a rip-roaring slasher flick where the killer pursues his victims with a car rather than a knife, while "Planet Terror" shows us a view of the world in the midst of a zombie outbreak. The films are joined together by clever faux trailers that recall the '50s exploitation drive-in classics. Written by alfiehitchie

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The sleaze-filled saga of an exploitation double feature. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong graphic bloody violence and gore, pervasive language, some sexuality, nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

TFM [France] | West Video [Russia]

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Release Date:

6 April 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Grind House  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$53,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,596,613, 6 April 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,031,037, 17 June 2007
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The cheerleader costume worn by Mary Elizabeth Winstead in Death Proof (2007) says "Vipers", an homage to the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad (DiVAS) in "Kill Bill". It is also the same colors as the jump suit Uma Thurman wore and Bruce Lee wore before her in Game of Death (1978); yellow with black stripes. See more »

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During the opening scene of "Planet Terror" where Cherry is dancing, there is a mirror in the background, in which, you can see the crew filming. See more »

Quotes

Pam: Is that cowboy wisdom?
Stuntman Mike: I'm not a cowboy, Pam. I'm a stuntman.
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Crazy Credits

Just below the listing for Quentin's personal chef is the following credit: "Personal Chef for Mr. Rodriguez - Robert Rodriguez" See more »

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Soundtracks

Paranoia Prima
Written and Performed by Ennio Morricone
Courtesy of EMI General Music
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A silly film/s with no story and extreme violence
20 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

People nowadays just like nonsensical violence, it really does not make sense for our society to produce this utter trash. Especially by directors that have such a big following, it just leads to many poisoned minds that have a much harder tolerance to violence and as of such are capable of much more violence than someone less exposed to imagery of this sort.

Directors with such a large following should really know better. So should publishing houses and cinemas.

This film that should not be called film. This is a porn flick for weirdos who are into extreme violence. You know the sort, those that need to see a psychologist.

I think less of the people that review this highly, than the directors that actually made it.


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