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List of Quentin Tarantino Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Pulp Fiction (1994)
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Pulp Fiction
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This independent neo-noir crime film is widely considered the most influential American movie of the 1990s.  Peppered with pitch-black humor and strong violence, Pulp Fiction follows four interrelated stories—involving a boxer, a gangster and his wife—told out of chronological order.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay - Original
3. Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair (2011)
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2
Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair
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2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Crime, Action
Star Cast:
David Carradine, Uma Thurman, Vivica A. Fox, Michael Bowen, Shin'ichi Chiba, Julie Dreyfus
4. Django Unchained (2012)
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2
Django Unchained
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17
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German dentist-turned-bounty-hunter Dr. King Schultz buys African-American slave Django, promising him freedom in exchange for leading Schultz to three outlaw Brittle brothers, overseers at the plantation of Django's former owner. Schultz subsequently enlists Django as his apprentice and accompanies him on a dangerous mission to free his wife Broomhilda, who was sold separately after the couple tried to escape.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Western, Drama
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay
5. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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Inglourious Basterds
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17
2

A team of ruthless Jewish soldiers led by Allied officer Lieutenant Aldo Raine earns notoriety as 'Basterds' for scalping Nazi soldiers in German occupied France. After their meeting with undercover agent and German actress Bridget von Hammersmark ends poorly, their mission converges with the vengeful plan of theater owner Shosanna Dreyfus, whose Jewish family was executed by the Nazis.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth
Genres:
Adventure, War, Drama
6. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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2
Reservoir Dogs
TV-MA
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2

This Quentin Tarantino's neo-noir crime thriller is considered a classic independent and cult film. It has a group of eight men who are a part of a jewellery heist; however, when things go awry and police show up, they begin to suspect the presence of an informant amongst them. The movie alternates between events before and after the robbery.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
7. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1
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2

The Bride, a former assassin, is severely wounded on her wedding day following an attack by her jealous ex-lover and father of her unborn child, accompanied by her former associates, members of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad. She wakes up from coma four years later and embarks on a deadly journey to avenge her lost child.

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller
8. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2
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The second movie of the Kill Bill series sees the Bride carrying on with her vengeful pursuit of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad including Budd, Elle and her ex-lover and boss Bill. They had attempted to murder her and her unborn child. However, she is unaware that the child she presumes to be dead is alive and with Bill.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
9. Sin City (2005)
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2
Sin City
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12
2

Sin City tells four different but intertwined stories occurring in the fictional Basin City: an aging policeman saves a young girl from a pedophile and child-killer; a muscled brute avenges the death of his beloved; a man helps prostitutes from a corrupt cop, the abusive ex-boyfriend of his lover; and a poetic hitman who ties up loose ends.

As:
Director
Director:
Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
10. The Hateful Eight (2015)
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2
The Hateful Eight
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The Quentin Tarantino directed Western thriller revolves around the bounty hunters Major Marquis Warren and John ‘The Hangman’ Ruth. They form an alliance to protect each other’s bounties. Things get brutally violent after they take refuge at Minnie's Haberdashery and attempts are made to rescue the fugitive Daisy, Warren’s bounty. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Crime, Western
11. True Romance (1993)
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True Romance
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12
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The film is about an Elvis-fan Clarence Worley, who falls for and marries a call-girl, Alabama. While trying to retrieve her belongings, Clarence gets into a scuffle with Alabama's pimp, Drexl, and kills him. He mistakenly picks up a suitcase of cocaine in place of Alabama’s clothes. They decide to sell it in Hollywood, but are pursued by the mafia and the police. 

As:
Writer
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Drama, Crime
12. Jackie Brown (1997)
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Jackie Brown
TV-MA
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2

To make ends meet, a flight attendant working for a Mexican airline smuggles money into the United States for a weapons dealer and soon finds herself on the wrong side of the law. This crime film by Quentin Tarantino is adapted from the 1992 novel Rum Punch.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
13. Grindhouse (2007)
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Grindhouse
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A tribute to the 1970s exploitation film, it has two horror feature films - Planet Terror and Death Proof. In the first movie, there is a fierce struggle between the blood thirsty zombies and determined humans who want to survive. In the second movie, a psychopath Hollywood stuntman kills young women by using his death proof car. The movie also features fake exploitation trailers.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Genres:
Action, Horror, Thriller
14. Siu nin Wong Fei Hung chi: Tit ma lau (1993)
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2
Siu nin Wong Fei Hung chi: Tit ma lau
PG-13
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Woo-Ping Yuen
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Donnie Yen, Rongguang Yu, Jean Wang, Sze-Man Tsang, Shun-Yee Yuen
15. Natural Born Killers (1994)
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2
Natural Born Killers
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11
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A chilling crime drama, Natural Born Killers, sees a young serial-killer couple, Mickey and Mallory Knox, travel through three states, murdering 52 people to become television sensations thanks to overzealous reporting by journalist, Wayne Gale. Starring Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis as the Knoxes, and Robert Downey Jr. as Gale, this movie highlights the sensationalization of mass murderers in mainstream media.

As:
Writer
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime
16. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
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From Dusk Till Dawn
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To secure a safe passage over the Mexican border, violent criminals—Seth and Richie Gecko—abduct Jacob Fuller, a pastor and his two children Scott and Kate. After crossing the border, they halt at a bar that turns out to be full of blood sucking vampires. The five now must join hands to survive till it is dawn.

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Richard Gecko
Director:
Robert Rodriguez
Genres:
Action, Horror, Crime
17. Desperado (1995)
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Desperado
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10
2

Following the events of the first film, El Mariachi, former musician and gunslinger, arrives at a small Mexican border town looking for local drug lord Bucho and immediately engages in a gunfight with Bucho's goons. With an infuriated Bucho ready to retaliate, El Mariachi teams up with beautiful bookstore owner Carolina to free the town from the don's clutches.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Rodriguez
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Danny Trejo, Steve Buscemi, Joaquim de Almeida, Cheech Marin
18. Planet Terror (2007)
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2
Planet Terror
11
2

A small town in rural Texas turns into a nightmare when its inhabitants are infected by a deadly biochemical agent and transformed into zombies. Dancer Cherry Darling who replaces her lost leg with an assault rifle and grenade launcher teams up with survivors to fight off the zombies while the infection spreads worldwide. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Robert Rodriguez
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Danny Trejo, Marley Shelton, Josh Brolin, Bruce Willis, Michael Biehn, Rose McGowan
19. Death Proof (2007)
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Death Proof
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Three friends on their way to a vacation meet a strange stuntman Mike. He offers to give lift to another of their friend, Pam, in his Death Proof stunt car and kills her. Later he kills the three friend by hitting their car. Fourteen months later, he picks up another set of girls as his target; however what he does not expect is a fierce fightback.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
20. Four Rooms (1995)
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Four Rooms
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This black comedy anthology has four stories connected by Ted, the lone man on the front desk of the once famous Hollywood hotel, Mon Signor. On the New Year's Eve — the first night of his duty — his job gets exceedingly challenging as he has to assist a coven of witches, deal with a domestic fight with a gun wielding husband, baby sit two mischievous gangster children and judge a drunken bet.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell
Genres:
Comedy
21. Killing Zoe (1993)
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Killing Zoe
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As:
Producer
Director:
Roger Avary
Genres:
Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Martin Raymond, Eric Pascal Chaltiel, Jean-Hugues Anglade
22. Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)
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Sukiyaki Western Django
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4
As:
Cast
Director:
Takashi Miike
Genres:
Western, Action
Star Cast:
Hideaki Itô, Masanobu Andô, Kôichi Satô, Kaori Momoi
24. Hostel (2005)
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Hostel
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8
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Eli Roth
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson, Barbara Nedeljakova, Jan Vlasák
25. Curdled (1996)
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2
Curdled
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8
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
Reb Braddock
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lois Chiles, Kelly Preston, Bruce Ramsay, William Baldwin, Barry Corbin
26. Diary of the Dead (2007)
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Diary of the Dead
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8
2

Diary of the Dead is a found-footage horror film, which tells the story of a group of students who are trying to make a horror film, along with their professor. However, they soon run into real-life zombies, and one by one, they are all hunted down by the walking dead. 

As:
Cast
Director:
George A. Romero
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Guillermo del Toro, Simon Pegg, Martin Roach, Todd Schroeder, Laura de Carteret
27. My Best Friend's Birthday (1987)
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2
My Best Friend's Birthday
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2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Clarence Pool
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Allen Garfield, Craig Hamann, Crystal Shaw Martell, Al Harrell
29. Hostel: Part II (2007)
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1
Hostel: Part II
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7
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Eli Roth
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lauren German, Roger Bart, Heather Matarazzo, Bijou Phillips, Richard Burgi
30. Little Nicky (2000)
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1
Little Nicky
PG-13
7
1

Furious that their father thinks they are not fit enough to rule the Hell, Satan’s two elder sons come down to the earth to create another Hell and while doing so they freeze the entrance of the Hell, knowing that it will cause their father’s body to decompose. Satan is now forced to rely on Nicky, his mild-mannered third son, to bring his errant brothers home before it is too late.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
31. Daltry Calhoun (2005)
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1
Daltry Calhoun
PG-13
7
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Katrina Holden Bronson
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Banks, Johnny Knoxville, Juliette Lewis, Beth Grant, Laura Cayouette, Thomas Jackson Burt
32. Hell Ride (2008)
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1
Hell Ride
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7
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Larry Bishop
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Vinnie Jones, David Carradine, Dennis Hopper, Julia Jones, Larry Bishop, Leonor Varela, Austin Galuppo
34. My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004)
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1
My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure
R
6
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Scott Spiegel
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Raymond Cruz, Alexandra Staden, Fred Pearson, Valentin Teodosiu
35. Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)
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1
Destiny Turns on the Radio
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6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Destiny
Director:
Jack Baran
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, David Cross, Dylan McDermott, James Le Gros, James Belushi
36. Freedom's Fury (2006)
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2
Freedom's Fury
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Colin K. Gray, Megan Raney
Genres:
Documentary, Sport
Star Cast:
Viktor Ageyev, Antal Bolvari, János Bük, Sándor Csoóri, Dwight D. Eisenhower
37. God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
10
2
God Said, 'Ha!'
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Julia Sweeney
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Julia Sweeney
38. Past Midnight (1991)
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Past Midnight
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8
3
As:
Producer
Director:
Jan Eliasberg
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Natasha Richardson, Rutger Hauer, Kibibi Monie
39. Eddie Presley (1992)
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1
Eddie Presley
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeff Burr
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Campbell, Clu Gulager, Duane Whitaker, Robert Lowden
41. Leonard Cohen: Dance Me to the End of Love (1995)
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1
Leonard Cohen: Dance Me to the End of Love
7
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Groom
Director:
Aaron A. Goffman
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Sylvia Binsfeld, Nick Rafter, Laura Bradley, Marc Anthony-Reynolds
42. Scenes from Django Unchained - UK Winner (2013)
8
1
Scenes from Django Unchained - UK Winner
8
1
As:
Writer
Director:
Toby Roberts
Genres:
Western, Short
Star Cast:
Andi Osho, Struan Rodger
43. The Coriolis Effect (1994)
6
1
The Coriolis Effect
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Panhandle Slim
Director:
Louis Venosta
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Jennifer Rubin, Corinne Bohrer, Dana Ashbrook, David Patch
44. Reservoir Wolves (2001)
6
1
Reservoir Wolves
6
1
As:
Writer
Director:
Ramon Woolfe
Genres:
Crime, Short
Star Cast:
Bassim Baz, Samuel Dore, David Ellington, Jonathan Nelson, Andrew Revell

TV Movie(s)

45. The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
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1
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
TV-PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Quentin Tarantino - Kermit's Director
Director:
Kirk R. Thatcher
Genres:
Fantasy, Music, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeffrey Tambor, Queen Latifah, David Alan Grier, Ashanti

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Reservoir Dogs (2006)
Reservoir Dogs
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As:
Writer
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ahmed Best, George Coe, Michael Madsen, Brendan Beiser, Jesse Burch, Michael Cornacchia
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (2014)
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series
TV-MA
As:
Writer
Director:
Robert Rodriguez, Joe Menendez, Dwight H. Little, Eduardo Sánchez, Alejandro Brugués
Genres:
Horror, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Demi Lovato, Eiza González, Danny Trejo, Don Johnson, D.J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia
Reservoir Dogs: Sundance Institute 1991 June Film Lab (1991)
Reservoir Dogs: Sundance Institute 1991 June Film Lab
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Mr. White
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Steve Buscemi, David Jensen
#15SecondScare (2015)
#15SecondScare
As:
Producer
Director:
Wesley Alley, Steven Shea, Andy Paige
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Short
Star Cast:
Brian C. Chenworth, Breeanna Judy, Ellen Smith
Vegetables (1989)
Vegetables
As:
Cast
Director:
Laura Lovelace
Genres:
Horror
Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair (1996)
Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Cavello
Director:
Steven Spielberg, Patrick Algermissen, Alexandra Collett, Eric Eckstein, Greg Hammond
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Penn Jillette, Jennifer Aniston, Katherine Helmond, Teller
From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (1999)
From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter
R
As:
Producer
Director:
P.J. Pesce
Genres:
Western, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Danny Trejo, Michael Parks, Temuera Morrison, Lennie Loftin, Marco Leonardi, Rebecca Gayheart
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999)
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money
R
As:
Producer
Director:
Scott Spiegel
Genres:
Horror, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tiffani Thiessen, Danny Trejo, Bruce Campbell, Robert Patrick, Bo Hopkins, Duane Whitaker, Muse Watson

Quentin Tarantino Awards

Academy Awards
Django Unchained Best Writing, Original Screenplay 2013
Pulp Fiction Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen 1995
Golden Globe Awards
Once Upon a Time ...in Hollywood Best Screenplay - Motion Picture 2020
Django Unchained Best Screenplay - Motion Picture 2013
Pulp Fiction Best Screenplay - Motion Picture 1995
BAFTA Awards
Django Unchained Best Original Screenplay 2013
Pulp Fiction Best Screenplay - Original 1995