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Pulp Fiction

In Reservoir Dogs, Nice Guy Eddie arranges for Mr. Orange (Tim Roth, all shot to pieces) to be treated by a nurse he knows named Bonnie. And, of course, in Pulp Fiction, Jimmy's wife is a nurse named Bonnie.

Every time you see a pack of cigarettes, it's the same brand: Red Apple.

Vincent Vega doesn't have much luck with bathrooms: He emerges from the bathroom at Mia Wallace's place to find her overdosing. He is heavily criticised by Jules in Jimmy's bathroom for soiling the towel. He emerges from the bathroom at the coffee shop to find a robbery is occurring. After he shoots Brett, a guy comes out of the bathroom with a "hand cannon" and tries to shoot him. Finally, he emerges from the bathroom at Butch Coolidge's flat and is shot dead by Butch.

Danny Devito was an executive producer on this film. In Devito's film "Twins", the names of the two main characters were Vincent and Julius.

Butch smokes "Red Apple" cigarettes. The same brand is smoked by Tim Roth's character in Four Rooms (1995). Red Apple cigarettes appear in all of Tarantino's films.

Quentin Tarantino wrote "The Wolf" character specifically for Harvey Keitel.

The weapons Butch goes through were all put in by Tarantino as an homage to some of his favorite movies of the past. The bat represents the four by four that Bufford Pusser used in "Walking Tall", the chainsaw was for what Leatherface uses in "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre", and the samurai sword was a general reference to Kurosawa movies.

Vincent and Jule's discussion in the car about Europe and especially Amsterdam can be linked to Quentin Tarantino's love for that city. He used to visit Amsterdam a lot and even lived there for awhile. All the stuff Vincent tells Jules about Amsterdam is true by the way.

Kind of funny thing to notice. In the end credits, the Coffee Shop Manager is credited as just Coffee Shop. Quentin Tarantino said this was because when Tim Roth puts the gun to his head and says "Are you gonna be a hero?", the manager only says "No, I'm just a Coffee Shop-" before Tim Roth cuts him off and starts yelling again.

When Vincent and Jules go and "make some time" before they kill the other dudes in the apartment, listen closely when they walk trough the corridor, you can hear a radio announcing Butch's fight.

When Vincent takes Mia to Lance's house to give her the adrenaline shot, two Milton-Bradley board games are visible on the left side of the frame. They are "Operation" and "The Game of Life" - appropriate.

Quentin Tarantino originally wanted to cast himself as Lance (Vincent's drug dealer), but eventually cast himself as Jimmie because he wanted to be strictly behind the camera during the scene of Mia's drug overdose.

Quentin Tarantino must have had a childhood bully by the name of Marvin. In this movie the black guy who gets shot in the face is named Marvin. In Reservoir Dogs, Marvin is the name of the cop Mr. Blonde tortures.

The Statler Brothers song that Bruce Willis was singing along to on the way back to his apartment had a line "smoking cigarettes and watching Captain Kangaroo". In the movie Die Hard With a Vengeance, there's a scene in which he tells Samuel L. Jackson that he'd rather be home "smoking cigarettes and watching Captain Kangaroo".

Jules' "Bad Motherf**ker" wallet actually belongs to Quentin Tarantino. The red convertible also belonged to Quentin, but it was stolen.

In the scene where Butch is deciding to leave the place with the gimp there is a Killian's Irish Red sign on the right and Tennessee license plates on the left of the set. On the neon sign all of the letters of the sign are burnt out except KILL and ED. Butch can either decide to go to Tennessee and walk out the door on the left or he can go right to the sign that says KILL ZED. The letter Z comes from the keychain he is holding in his hand.

Most of the clocks in the pawnshop are set to 4:20. It is a widely acknowledged misconception that all of the clocks in the film are set to this time.

Tarantino originally wrote the role of Jules specifically for Samuel L. Jackson, however it was almost given to Paul Calderon after a great audition. When Jackson heard this, he flew to LA and re-auditioned, getting back the part he was supposed to play. Calderon ended up with a cameo as Paul, the bartender.

Phil LaMarr, who plays Marvin (the black guy, who gets shot in his face) is actually a member of the "MadTV" cast. Once MadTV had a skit called "Gump Fiction" (a crossover of "Forrest Gump" and "Pulp Fiction" - you gotta see this skit. Very funny.). In this skit he also plays Marvin, fearfully cowering like in the movie.

A scene removed from the final cut of the film involves Jules trying to consider what to do while Pumpkin and Honey Bunny are robbing the diner. In the scene, Jules points his gun at the bottom of the table and fires up twice, hitting Pumpkin and killing him. He then spins around and shoots Honey Bunny three times, killing her. As she falls to the floor her gun goes off and hits the long haired Yuppie scum, who dies screaming on the floor. The scene then cuts back to Jules talking to Pumpkin in the diner, revealing the shootings to have happened entirely in Jules' mind.

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Quotes

Jules Winnfield: Ezekiel 25:17. 'The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyrannies of evil men. Blessed is he, who in the name of charity and good will, shepards the weak through the valley of darkness. For he is truly his brothers' keeper and finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know I am the lord when I lay my vengeance upon you.' Now I've been saying that s*** for years, and if you've ever heard it, it meant your ass. I never gave much thought to what it meant, I just thought it was a cold blooded thing to say to a mother f***er before I popped a cap in his ass. But I saw some s*** this morning that made me think twice. Now I'm thinking it could mean you're the evil man, and I'm the righteous man. And Mr. 9mm here is the shepherd, protecting my righteous ass. Or maybe it means that you're the righteous man, and I'm the shepherd, and it's the world that's evil and selfish. Now I'd like that, but you see that s*** ain't the truth. The truth is, YOU'RE the weak, and I'm the tyranny of evil men. But I'm trying, Ringo. I'm trying real hard to be the shepherd.

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Mistakes

When they are giving Mia Wallace the adrenaline shot, they mark her chest with a red magic marker. When the shot has been given, the red mark has disappeared.

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