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Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 26 July 2019 (USA)
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A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Director:

Quentin Tarantino
Won 2 Oscars. Another 126 wins & 343 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonardo DiCaprio ... Rick Dalton
Brad Pitt ... Cliff Booth
Margot Robbie ... Sharon Tate
Emile Hirsch ... Jay Sebring
Margaret Qualley ... Pussycat
Timothy Olyphant ... James Stacy
Julia Butters ... Trudi Fraser
Austin Butler ... Tex Watson
Dakota Fanning ... Squeaky Fromme
Bruce Dern ... George Spahn
Mike Moh ... Bruce Lee
Luke Perry ... Wayne Maunder
Damian Lewis ... Steve McQueen
Al Pacino ... Marvin Schwarz
Nicholas Hammond ... Sam Wanamaker

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Storyline

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood's golden age.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The 9th Film from Quentin Tarantino.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, some strong graphic violence, drug use, and sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Margot Robbie is well known for playing the comic book character Harley Quinn. One of the actors among the Manson family cast is Harley Quinn Smith, who was named after the character. See more »

Goofs

The movie takes place in 1969. Pandora's Box was demolished in 1967, but in one scene, Cliff is driving past it in LA. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bounty Law Promo Announcer: This man is worth 500 dollars. And this man's going to collect. He's Jake Cahill, and he lives by... "Bounty Law".
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Crazy Credits

Like Django Unchained (2012), the film opens with the late 1960's Columbia Pictures logo. See more »

Alternate Versions

In October 2019, an extended cut of the film was released in selected theaters with an additional 10 minutes, made up of 4 new scenes which include an extended version of the opening scene, two fake commercials and a new after-credits scene. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time: Episode #1.4 (2020) See more »

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Ready For Action
Written by Syd Dale
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17 May 2020 | by AngusWattsSee all my reviews

Great to see Tarantino return to the peak of his powers after a few sub-par efforts. Pitt and di Caprio give powerhouse performances, sharp script that doesn't miss a beat and grungy production design that nails the era.


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Release Date:

26 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled #9 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,082,018, 28 July 2019

Gross USA:

$142,502,728

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$374,343,626
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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