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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 154

Budget: $12,000,000

Revenue: $39,673,162

Language: en

Webpage: -

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  •  R

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  • Jackie Brown (1997)
Content Score: 100

(1997)

7.1/10 (605 votes)

Overview

Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan—with help from a bail bondsman—to keep the money for herself. Based on Elmore Leonard's novel “Rum Punch”.

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Six players on the trail of a half a million in Cash. There's only one question... Who's playing who?

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Director: Quentin Tarantino
Writers: ,

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Cast

Pam Grier

Pam Grier
as Jackie Brown

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson
as Ordell Robbie

Robert Forster

Robert Forster
as Max Cherry

Bridget Fonda

Bridget Fonda
as Melanie Ralston

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A review by John Chard

Booyah!

Coming as it did after critical darlings Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, it's perhaps not surprising that Quentin Tarantino's next film failed to - at the time - scale those giddy heights. Yet on reflection these days, when viewing Tarantino's career nearly twenty years later, it's one of his tightest works.

Working from master pulper Elmore Leonard's novel "Rum Punch", Tarantino had a concrete base from which to build on, which he does with aplomb. Cleaving close to the spirit of Leonard, Jackie Brown is rich with glorious chatter, each conversation either pings with a biting ha... read the rest.