Take the Quentin Tarantino Superfan Quiz

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Quentin Tarantino is a filmmaker’s filmmaker and a cinephile’s cinephile — a pop-culture junkie who packs his movies with moments both familiar and unforgettable. Rife with minute details and pop-culture allusions that may initially elude moviegoers, Tarantino's films reward repeated viewings. Which raises the question: Have you seen them enough times? And have you adequately studied up on the man himself? Test your knowledge of the Tarantino-verse with this quiz — and don't hold your breath for “What do they call a Quarter-Pounder With Cheese in France?”

How Well Do You Know Quentin Tarantino?

How Well Do You Know Quentin Tarantino?

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What brand of cigarettes appears frequently in Tarantino’s films?

Red Apple

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Which ear does Mr. Blonde cut off?

Right

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Which movie has Tarantino called his worst?

Death Proof

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What song plays during the lap-dance scene in Death Proof?

The Coasters, “Down in Mexico”

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After Samuel L. Jackson, who has appeared in the most Tarantino films?

Zoe Bell

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Which of the following did not appear on Tarantino’s 2012 list of favorite films?

The Searchers

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How many Oscars has Tarantino won?

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How much does a milkshake cost in Pulp Fiction?

$5

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What film heavily inspired the plot of Reservoir Dogs?

City On Fire

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Which is the only film Tarantino did not shoot in widescreen?

Jackie Brown

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How many people does Brad Pitt’s Aldo Raine kill in Inglourious Basterds?

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Who wrote the Bride’s “Revenge Theme” in Kill Bill?

Quincy Jones

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The Kill Bill character Hattori Hanzo is named after a character from what TV show?

Shadow Warriors

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What do the card-playing white men use for currency in Django Unchained?

Severed ears

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Who directed Nation’s Pride, the film-within-a-film in Inglourious Basterds?

Eli Roth

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What was the working title of Inglourious Basterds?

Once Upon a Time in Nazi-Occupied France

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How many languages are spoken in Inglourious Basterds?

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Tarantino’s original script for True Romance was originally part of the script for what movie?

Natural Born Killers

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According to Mia Wallace, everyone is a _____ or a _____.

Beatles, Elvis

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Who won an Oscar for co-writing Pulp Fiction with Tarantino?

Roger Avary

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What school mascot is on Vincent Vega’s T-shirt at the end of Pulp Fiction?

UC Santa Cruz’s Sammy the Banana Slug

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Who wrote the poem Stuntman Mike recites to earn his lap dance in Death Proof?

Robert Frost

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For which actor does Stuntman Mike say he doubled?

Lee Majors

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The miniature sets used on Kill Bill: Vol. I were leftovers from what film?

Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

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How many people does Bill kill onscreen in Kill Bill volumes 1 and 2?

0

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Sonny Chiba, who portrays Hattori Hanzo in Kill Bill, is called “bar none, the greatest actor working in martial arts movies today” in what film?

True Romance

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The Directors Guild of America forbade Tarantino from directing an episode of what TV show?

The X-Files

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Which Inglourious Basterds character is named after the director of the original Inglorious Bastards?

Antonio Margheriti

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Who is Vincent Vega and Mia Wallace’s waiter in Pulp Fiction?

Buddy Holly

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Which film did Robert Rodriguez score?

Kill Bill: Vol. II

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All of Tarantino’s screenplays (but not necessarily the eventual films) feature a character named what?

Scagnetti

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What cereal does Lance eat in Pulp Fiction?

Fruit Brute

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Tarantino’s production company is named after a film by what filmmaker?

Jean-Luc Godard

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What fake film title appears onscreen before the real title of Death Proof?

Thunderbolt

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Which of the following jobs has Tarantino never had?

Projectionist

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In Pulp Fiction, Vincent Vega and Mia do a dance from what movie?

8 ½

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Tarantino impersonated Elvis on what classic TV show?

The Golden Girls

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Which three fingers does Lt. Hicox erroneously hold up in the bar in Inglourious Basterds?

Pointer, middle, ring

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Who sued Tarantino for assault in 1997?

Don Murphy

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In Django Unchained, what was the name of the wife who cut eyeholes in the bags for Big Daddy’s group of masked raiders?

Jenny

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Tarantino is named after a character from what TV show?

Gunsmoke

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To what band does Jackie Brown introduce Max Cherry?

The Delfonics

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Tarantino wrote the foreword for which book?

Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi

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What is the sequence in which the Bride kills or otherwise incapacitates the members of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad?

Copperhead, Cottonmouth, California Mountain Snake

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Tarantino is thanked in the liner notes for which album?

Nirvana, In Utero

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Who dubbed Christolph Waltz’s dialogue for the German release of Inglourious Basterds?

Christolph Waltz

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Which movie has the fewest onscreen deaths?

Jackie Brown

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