Pulp Fiction Synopsis
Three storylines intertwine to provide an insider's view of a series of crimes.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Absolute disaster

By indewrtr88
Did this movie make sense to anyone? And if it did, did you enjoy watching it? This movie is about two things drugs and violence. There is no plot, no comedy, and a definite lack of organization....

Favorite movie of all time!

By jrhilbert2
Hands down master piece! The acting is supurb! If u liked grind house, kill bill, kill bill 2 then u will LOVE THIS!...

Pulp Fiction

By Axanjr
Another one of my favorites with an all-studded cast and excellent plot. Needless to say that I've seen this movie and DVD over 10 times already. Always a good selection to have at a festive event....

If you like pointless drug use and violence with some cool music...

By DrewGuru
Yeah, yeah.. Tarantino this, Tarantino that... I mean yes the acting and the action is great, especially for its time... but should anyone really be watching this nonsense?...

No Better Movie Has Been Made.

By Joe The Met Fan
Genre plays a very important role in my opinion..there are so many great movies on film it's mind boggling...but when I think about all the movues I've seen and enjoyed, I can still get moved by this...


By redyeah
Three stories. Three chances for a great plot. They are woven with the greatest of ease. Travolta's amazing, Thurman is incredible, Jackson kicks ***. mmm, great movie. '"What" ain't no country I've...

One of the coolest films ever!

By Twojay
You know the film & the writer/director. Go see it if it ever plays. Our 35mm print was amazing; the crowd was great; oe of the best in-theater experiences I've ever had!...

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By Blswyldetg
If I knew I was going to die tomorrow and I was given the chance to watch a movie before I died, this would be the movie. Every time you view this movie you will catch something you didn't the time...

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Pulp Fiction

By sillykid
It's a great film. Has great realistic dialog,action,violence,humor. Just overall great....

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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 Tarantino's masterpiece. Entertaining, yet violent.
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