• Released
  • October 14, 1994
  • R , 2 hr 33 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
  • 5,290 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Three storylines intertwine to provide an insider's view of a series of crimes.

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Critic Ratings

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Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
The most imaginative movie to come along in ages. [18 Oct 1994, p.A14(W)]
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It is an exhilaration from beginning to end. It's the movie equivalent of that rare sort of novel where you find yourself checking to see...
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100

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Pulp Fiction is at least three movies rolled into one, and they're all scintillating.
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100

Film Threat

By Brad Laidman
The first masterwork of the post-modern pop culture generation...gets better with every viewing, and like good rock n' roll, needs to be...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Pulp Fiction isn't just funny. It's outrageously funny. [14 Oct 1994]
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
For a brutal black comedy about L.A. hitmen, Pulp Fiction bursts out of its binding with loopy delights. [14 Oct 1994]
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100

Entertainment Weekly

[Tarantino's] ability to take what seem like minor conversational themes and dovetail them onto later exchanges for maximum comic effect is...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Like "Citizen Kane," Pulp Fiction is constructed in such a nonlinear way that you could see it a dozen times and not be able to remember...
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100

Rolling Stone

The new King Kong of crime movies...Ferocious fun without a trace of caution, complacency or political correctness to inhibit its 154...
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100

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
With this film, every layer that you peel away leads to something deeper and richer. Tarantino makes pictures for movie-lovers, and Pulp...
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Do you want fries with Royale with Cheese?

By roberson2013
Most movies will have a similar plot to another movie, and you are always expecting the same thing. Pulp Fiction is very different, and in a very unique and brilliant way. This is hands down the best...

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Rated R | For strong graphic violence and drug use, pervasive strong language and some sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Tarantino's masterpiece. Entertaining, yet violent.
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