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Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction (1994)
Pulp Fiction poster Rating: 8.9/10 (1,268,850 votes)
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Writer: Quentin Tarantino (story), Roger Avary (story), Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Tim Roth, Laura Lovelace, John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson
Runtime: 154 min
Rated: R
Genre: Crime, Drama
Released: 14 Oct 1994
Plot: The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
But of course. Pulp Fiction, the film that simultaneously shot Tarantino into “superstardom” status and spawned a slew of imitators that would be churned out of Hollywood for the next decade. To find the extent of Tarantino’s influence, look no further than the fact that non-linear storytelling is now not only common, it’s become a staple of high-end television. Tarantino found himself in a neck-and-neck battle with Forrest Gump all throughout awards season, and while he lost out on Best Director and Best Picture to Robert Zemeckis’ fable, he at least took home Best Original Screenplay. Oscars aside, though, Pulp Fiction is an enduring classic that has solidified it’s place in film history as an incredibly influential—and just cool—piece of work. – Adam Chitwood

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