The Quentin Tarantino Films Quiz

By: Ed Grabianowski

The Quentin Tarantino Films Quiz
Image: Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images

About This Quiz

"Quizzes! Do you speak it?" Quentin Tarantino is one of the most prolific and polarizing filmmakers of the last few decades. How well do you know his complex mind?
What movie was the first feature film Tarantino directed?
"Four Rooms"
"Pulp Fiction"
"Reservoir Dogs"
"Reservoir Dogs" was Tarantino's first feature, though he directed a student film in the 1980s.

Advertisement

True or false: Tarantino has appeared in every film in which he is the primary director.
TRUE
Tarantino makes at least a cameo appearance in all of the films he directs (the one in "Kill Bill" is hard to spot).
FALSE

Advertisement

Who kills Vincent Vega in "Pulp Fiction?"
Butch
Butch kills Vincent with Vincent's own machine gun in Butch's apartment.
Jules
Marsellus Wallace

Advertisement

Why does Joe assign the codenames in "Reservoir Dogs" instead of letting the guys pick their own?
Everyone ends up fighting over who gets to be Mr. Black if they pick their own names.
Joe has no patience for crooks arguing over who gets the cooler codename.
The codenames are designed to tip off the cops.
The codenames are reused from earlier jobs.

Advertisement

What novel is "Jackie Brown" based on?
Ed McBain's "Cop Hater"
Raymond Chandler's "The Long Goodbye"
Elmore Leonard's "Rum Punch"
"Jackie Brown" is an adaptation of "Rum Punch."

Advertisement

What group was the Bride originally a member of in "Kill Bill?"
Stealers Wheel
Deadly Viper Assassination Squad
She was a member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad before the other Vipers betrayed her.
Serpent Society

Advertisement

On which movie based on a "Saturday Night Live" skit was Tarantino an uncredited writer?
"Coneheads"
"It's Pat"
Tarantino claims he worked on the script for "It's Pat," and why would anyone try to take credit for that if it wasn't true?
"Wayne's World"

Advertisement

Why is Butch in trouble with Marsellus in "Pulp Fiction"?
Marsellus paid Butch to throw his boxing match in the 5th round, but Butch won the fight instead.
Butch not only won the boxing match, he killed the other boxer.
Butch had an affair with Marsellus' wife Mia.
Butch turned state's witness against Marsellus to avoid jail time.

Advertisement

Although Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez collaborated on "Grindhouse," which segment did Tarantino primarily write and direct?
"Planet Terror"
"Death Proof"
"Death Proof" is Tarantino's version of a slasher film starring a stunt man who uses his car as a weapon.

Advertisement

Why is Django freed from slavery in "Django Unchained?"
He knows where a fortune in gold from a train robbery is buried.
He knows the identities of the outlaw Brittle Brothers.
Tracking down the Brittle Brothers is just the beginning of Django's post-slavery life.
Schultz, who frees him, is a self-described "militant abolitionist."

Advertisement

Who do they call in to clean up the car in "Pulp Fiction?"
Butch
the Doctor
the Wolf
Winston Wolfe, played by Harvey Keitel, comes in to direct the cleanup of the bloody car.

Advertisement

What is the name of Django's wife in "Django Unchained?"
Gertrude Oberveldunschecht
Broomhilda von Shaft
Django's quest to free Broomhilda is central to the movie's plot.
Olga von Knacht

Advertisement

Marquis Warren carries a letter written to him by whom in "The Hateful Eight?"
Stonewall Jackson
Ulysses S. Grant
Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln personally wrote the letter to Warren (its authenticity is questionable).

Advertisement

How do the "Inglourious Basterds" intend to assassinate Nazi leaders?
by poisoning them all at a state dinner
by burning down a theater with all of them inside
The Nazis are to be burned alive while watching a propaganda film.
by bombing the train they're all on

Advertisement

What color is associated with the Bride in "Kill Bill"?
silver
red
yellow
The Bride often drives yellow vehicles and wears yellow athletic gear.

Advertisement

What was Tarantino's role in the production of the 1993 film "True Romance?"
executive producer
director
writer
Tarantino wrote the screenplay, but the movie was directed by Tony Scott.

Advertisement

What were the crooks planning to steal in "Reservoir Dogs"?
a mysterious briefcase
diamonds
They're stealing diamonds when the heist goes south.
a shipment of heroin

Advertisement

Which of these movies did Tarantino direct part of?
"Sin City"
He directed some of the driving scenes in the Frank Miller/Robert Rodriguez collaboration "Sin City."
"The ABCs of Death"
"Creepshow 2"

Advertisement

When Vincent and Mia go on their date to the restaurant, their waiter is portraying what 50s icon?
Ringo Starr
Buddy Holly
The Buddy Holly waiter is played by Steve Buscemi.
Marilyn Monroe

Advertisement

What is the name of the mansion and estate where the climax of "Django Unchained" takes place?
the White Rabbit Ranch
Candyland
Candyland is named for the slave-owning Candie family.
Brittle House

Advertisement

What soldier's nickname enrages Hitler in "Inglourious Basterds"?
the Bear Jew
Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz was played by Eli Roth.
the UberJew
the Nazi Hunter

Advertisement

Who said, "Are you gonna bark all day little doggie, or are you gonna bite?"
Mr. Blonde
Michael Madsen as Mr. Blonde says the famous line to Harvey Keitel's Mr. White.
Mr. Pink
Mr. Orange

Advertisement

What is the bet in Tarantino's segment of "Four Rooms," "The Man from Hollywood?"
that Angela won't dare to answer the door naked when the bellhop arrives
that Norman's Zippo lighter will ignite 10 times in a row
If Norman's lighter fails to light 10 times in a row, his pinkie finger will be chopped off (spoiler: it fails on the first try).
that Ted can return with a bottle of wine before Chester finishes drinking the current bottle of wine

Advertisement

What is the title of the fictional Nazi propaganda film central to the plot of "Inglourious Basterds?"
"Nation's Pride"
The film is called "Stolz der Nation," "Nation's Pride."
"The Mighty Reich"
"From Berlin to Paris to London"

Advertisement

What does Mr. Blonde slice off of the cop in "Reservoir Dogs?"
his ear
Mr. Blonde cuts off the cop's ear, then talks into it as a joke.
his penis
his entire face

Advertisement

What weapon does Gogo use to battle the Bride in "Kill Bill?"
a motorcycle
a sword
a metal ball on a chain
The metal ball on a chain battle is one of the film's more memorable fight scenes.

Advertisement

What does Aldo Raine do to Nazis (the ones he doesn’t kill) in "Inglourious Basterds?"
cuts off their thumbs
forces them to say a phrase in Hebrew
carves a swastika into their foreheads
He carves swastikas into their foreheads so they can never hide the fact that they were Nazis.

Advertisement

In "From Dusk till Dawn," which Tarantino wrote, what on-screen role did he play?
Santanico Pandemonium
Richie Gecko
Tarantino plays the creepy psychopath Richie Gecko.
Sex Machine

Advertisement

What is the name of the vehicle the Bride drives when she first leaves the hospital in "Kill Bill?"
Long John Silver
Pussy Wagon
The Bride takes the Pussy Wagon from its previous owner, the sleazebag who raped her while she was in a coma. She is not fond of the truck's name.
K-Billy

Advertisement

What is Jackie Brown's job at the beginning of "Jackie Brown?"
flight attendant
Jackie uses her job as a flight attendant to smuggle cash.
waitress
prison guard

Advertisement

You Got:
/30
Martyn Goodacre/Getty Images