30 Pulp Fiction Facts That Will Make You Want To Watch The Movie All Over Again


Pulp Fiction was one of those movies that changed everything. It seems the film left us with more questions than answers, what does Marcellus Wallace look like? What do they call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in France and what the hell was in that briefcase?! So many years after the instant classic movie, Pulp fiction is still one of the most quoted movies ever and the best film Quentin Tarantino ever did by many fans. Below you can find 30 facts about Pulp Fiction that you definitely didn’t know that will make you want to watch it again.

1. Jules’ character was originally written to have a gigantic afro…

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2. Uma Thurman Originally turned down the part of Mia Wallace…

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3. I finally know what does ” Martin and Lewis or Amos and Andy “

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4. Towards the end of the film, Jules says he wants to retire and become a drifter. In Kill Bill Vol. 2 ( 2004 ), Samuel L. Jackson turns up as Rufus, a piano playing drifter.

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5. Uma Thurman didn’t like the song in the Jack Rabbit Slim’s twist competition, but Quentin told her to ” Trust me “

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6. Travolta talked to a real recovering heroin addict that told him that he needs to drink a bottle of Tequila and sit in a hot tub to barely touch the feeling of what’s it like to feel on heroin. Travolta did it the same night with his wife in the hotel room

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7. The role of Jules was specifically written for Samuel L Jackson but was almost given to Paul Calderon…

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8. Quentin Tarantino decided to play Jimmie and not Lance so he could be behind the camera in the Mia’s overdose scene

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9. The role of Vincent Vega was originally and exclusively written for Michael Madsen…

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10. Chandler Lindauer did not understand the entire speech Christopher Walken gave him…

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11. Bruce Willis wanted to play Vincent Vega but was offered the role of Butch, and we all know how that turned out…

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12. Jules flipping the table over in the beginning was totally improvised and Frank Whaley’s reaction was real…

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13. John Travolta and Quentin Tarantino played vintage board games on the floor of the set…

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14. When Vincent first walks into Mia’s house, one of the back doors is slightly open. This was done so the camera wouldn’t be reflected in the glass.

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15. James Gandolfini was considered for the role of Vincent Vega

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16. Courtney Love claimed Tarantino offered the part of Lance and Jody to her and Kurt Cobain, Tarantino denied it and said he never even met Kurt…

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17. The white 1980 Honda Civic which Butch is driving when he knocks down Marseillus Wallace is the same car as Jackie Brown later drove in the film Jackie Brown ( 1997 )

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18. John Travolta ad-libbed the line ” That’s a pretty good question ” after Uma Thurman asks why it’s necessary to talk about bullshit

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19. Mickey Rourke passed on the part of Butch Coolidge to focus on his real boxing career, he regrets this decision…

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20. You can hear a commercial for a five dollar shake at Jack Rabbit Slim’s in the scene where Butch passes two houses to get his watch from his old apartment…

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21. We will never know what was inside the briefcase, but the prop was just a lightbulb hooked to a battery…

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22. The orange license plate on the wall of the pawn shop is actually a homage to the Smith and Wesson 4913 pistol made by Tarantino.

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23. The restaurant where they filmed the scene was demolished right after the filming ended…

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24. Mr. Blonde AKA Vick Vega, played by Michael Madsen in Reservoir Dogs ( 1992 ) is the brother of Vincent Vega…

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25. Chronologically, the last scene in the movie is Butch and Fabienne riding away on a motorcycle. The very first sound you hear in the movie is the same motorcycle engine

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26. In the opening scene with Honey bunny and Pumpkin, Jules can be heard talking about quitting ” the life ” and Vincent can be seen entering the bathroom.

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27. Something bad happens every time Vincent goes to the bathroom: Mia overdosing, Pumpkin and Honey bunny robbing the restaurant and Butch picking up his gun…

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28. Vincent leaves the diner with the book he reads while on the toilet, and it is visible when he gets shot in Butch’s house.

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29. It was John Travolta’s idea to kill the character of Marvin with a single shot to the head instead of dying a slow painful death after being shot in the throat…

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30. The scene where Vincent giving Mia and adrenaline shot was shot in reverse for impact…

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Hey, if some of these pulp fiction facts surprised you, share with your friends.


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