Quentin Tarantino Movies Quiz

Editor’s note: For clarification purposes, this quiz will only encompass the eight films directed in their entirety by Tarantino – including Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Volume I, Kill Bill Volume 2, Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained and The Hateful Eight. Topics will be a grab-bag and include but not be limited to actors/actresses, soundtrack music, Oscar nominations/wins, scenes, etc. Have fun! Answers in the comments.


A scene from Inglourious Basterds.
  1. Music – The song Surf Rider is used in the closing credits to which Tarantino film?
  2. Quotes – What specific weapon is Samuel L. Jackson’s Jackie Brown character Ordell referring to when he says, “When you absolutely, positively have to kill every mother f—er in the room – accept no substitute?”
  3. Writers – Tarantino adapted the script to Jackie Brown for the screen based on the novel Rum Punch by what American author?
  4. Actors – What popular ’80s TV actor appears as plantation owner “Big Daddy” in Django Unchained?
  5. Actresses – Besides Jackie Brown, name any other film released before Jackie Brown in which actress Pam Grier had a credited role.
  6. Bands – What is the name of the band who recorded Stuck in the Middle With You, which was used prominently in the “ear” scene in Reservoir Dogs?
  7. Director’s Trademarks – Tarantino frequently casts comic actors in token roles in his films – Steven Wright in Reservoir Dogs, Kathy Griffin/Julia Sweeney in Pulp Fiction, Chris Tucker in Jackie Brown and Mike Myers in Inglorious Basterds. Which comic actor – whom has been nominated for two acting Oscars – appeared in a scene in Django Unchained? For an extra bonus point, which actor – whom has appeared onscreen with the previous actor in other movies – appeared in a small role in The Hateful Eight?
  8. Directors – Which actor/director directed Nation’s Pride, the “film within the film” shown in Inglorious Basterds? This actor/director also appears in Inglourious Basterds.
  9. Real Names – What is revealed to be the real name of “The Bride” in Kill Bill Vol. 2?
  10. Fake Names – Which actor plays “Mr. Blonde” in Reservoir Dogs?
  11. Languages – In addition to English and German, identify the other two languages spoken by Christoph Waltz’ character Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds.
  12. Film Jobs – New Zealand actress Zoe Bell appears briefly on screen as “Six Horse Judy” in The Hateful Eight. What specific job is she better known for frequently performing on the sets of TV shows such as Xena: Warrior Princess and in multiple Hollywood films?
  13. Acting Families – Actress Bridget Fonda plays the “surfer girl” character Melanie in Jackie Brown. How is she related in real life to actress Jane Fonda?
  14. Sex Scenes – Which Oscar-winning actor shares a brief standing-up sex scene in the kitchen with Bridget Fonda in Jackie Brown and says, “That hit the spot” when the scene finishes?
  15. Old-Timey Words – What 12-letter word beginning with the letter “h” describes a specific type of business commonly found in the 19th and early 20th centuries is also the setting for one specific scene in Django Unchained and almost all of the scenes in The Hateful Eight?
  16. Film Formats – In addition to being released digitally, which of Tarantino’s films was presented on screen in 70-mm Ultra Panavision format in 50 theaters nationwide upon its release?
  17. Fim Scenes – When Bruce Willis’ Pulp Fiction character “Butch” is in a pawn shop preceding the scene involving “the gimp,” he takes a moment to choose his weapon, and handles a variety of them. Which is the one he ultimately picks and uses in this scene? Hint – this type of weapon is also prominently used in a film later released by Tarantino.
  18. Character Names – What is the first and last name of Leonardo DiCaprio’s character in Django Unchained? Bonus – what is the first and last name of Christoph Waltz’ character in the same film?
  19. Actresses – The actress playing “Honey Bunny” in Pulp Fiction is the daughter of what Oscar winning actor?
  20. College Mascots – After the “cleanup” scene in Pulp Fiction, Jules and Vincent have to change out of their black suits. John Travolta’s character Vincent Vega winds up wearing a T-shirt from what California university, which uses a banana slug as its mascot?

One thought on “Quentin Tarantino Movies Quiz

  1. 1. Pulp Fiction
    2. AK-47
    3. Elmore Leonard
    4. Don Johnson
    5. too many to list…
    6. Stealers Wheel
    7. Jonah Hill/Channing Tatum
    8. Eli Roth
    9. Beatrix Kiddo
    10. Michael Madsen
    11. Italian and French
    12. Stunts
    13. niece
    14. Robert DeNiro
    15. haberdashery
    16. The Hateful Eight
    17. Samurai sword
    18. Calvin Candie/King Schultz
    19. Christopher Plummer
    10. UC Santa Cruz

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