Best Quotes from Quentin Tarantino Movies

Kill Bill Quotes

Quentin Tarantino is one of the most well-regarded writer-directors in recent cinematic history, and as such, Quentin Tarantino films are packed crackling dialogue and incredible quotes. Unlike, for example, Wes Anderson movie quotes, the best Tarantino movie quotes are often lengthy monologues or detailed conversations. Many memorable Tarantino movie quotes also contain language I don’t care to replicate here, but even excluding those, we’re left with an abundance of delightful writing and some truly unforgettable utterances.

Behold: The best quotes from Quentin Tarantino movies.

Reservoir Dogs Quotes

Mr. Pink: “I don’t wanna kill anybody. But if I gotta get out that door, and you’re standing in my way, one way or the other, you’re gettin’ outta my way.”

Mr. Blonde: “Listen kid, I’m not gonna bullshit you, all right? I don’t give a good fuck what you know, or don’t know, but I’m gonna torture you anyway, regardless. Not to get information. It’s amusing, to me, to torture a cop. You can say anything you want cause I’ve heard it all before. All you can do is pray for a quick death, which you ain’t gonna get … … You ever listen to K-Billy’s ‘Super Sounds of the Seventies’ weekend? It’s my personal favorite.”

Mr. Pink: “Somebody’s shoved a red-hot poker up our ass, and I want to know whose name is on the handle!”

Mr. Pink: “I’m very sorry the government taxes their tips, that’s fucked up. That ain’t my fault. It would seem to me that waitresses are one of the many groups the government fucks in the ass on a regular basis. Look, if you ask me to sign something that says the government shouldn’t do that, I’ll sign it, put it to a vote. I’ll vote for it, but what I won’t do is play ball.”

Mr Brown: “I’m blind, man. I’m fucking blind.”
Mr. Orange: “You’re not blind, you just got blood in your eyes.”

Joe: “Who’s your parole officer?”
Mr. Blonde: “Seymour Scagnetti.”
Joe: “What’s he like?”
Mr. Blonde: “He’s a fuckin’ asshole.”

Pulp Fiction Quotes

Mia: “Don’t you hate that?”
Vincent: “What?”
Mia: “Uncomfortable silences. Why do we feel it’s necessary to yak about bullshit in order to be comfortable?”
Vincent: “I don’t know. That’s a good question.”
Mia: “That’s when you know you’ve found somebody special. When you can just shut the fuck up for a minute and comfortably enjoy the silence.”

Jules: [Jules shoots the man on the couch] “I’m sorry, did I break your concentration? I didn’t mean to do that. Please, continue, you were saying something about best intentions. What’s the matter? Oh, you were finished! Well, allow me to retort. What does Marsellus Wallace look like?”
Brett: “What?”
Jules: “What country are you from?”
Brett: “What? What? Wh – ?”
Jules: “‘What’ ain’t no country I’ve ever heard of. They speak English in What?”
Brett: “What?”
Jules: “English, motherfucker, do you speak it?”
Brett: “Yes! Yes!”
Jules: “Then you know what I’m sayin’!”
Brett: “Yes!”
Jules: “Describe what Marsellus Wallace looks like!”
Brett: “What?”
Jules: “Say ‘what’ again. Say ‘what’ again, I dare you, I double dare you motherfucker, say what one more Goddamn time!”

Vincent: “And you know what they call a… a… a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?”
Jules: “They don’t call it a Quarter Pounder with cheese?”
Vincent: “No man, they got the metric system. They wouldn’t know what the fuck a Quarter Pounder is.”
Jules: “Then what do they call it?”
Vincent: “They call it a Royale with cheese.”
Jules: “A Royale with cheese. What do they call a Big Mac?”
Vincent: “Well, a Big Mac’s a Big Mac, but they call it le Big-Mac.”
Jules: “Le Big-Mac. Ha ha ha ha. What do they call a Whopper?”
Vincent: “I dunno, I didn’t go into Burger King.”

Jules: “There’s a passage I got memorized. Ezekiel 25:17. ‘The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of the darkness, for he is truly his brother’s keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy My brothers. And you will know I am the Lord when I lay My vengeance upon you.'”

Fabienne: “Whose motorcycle is this?”
Butch: “It’s a chopper, baby.”
Fabienne: “Whose chopper is this?”
Butch: “It’s Zed’s.”
Fabienne: “Who’s Zed?”
Butch: “Zed’s dead, baby. Zed’s dead.”

Esmeralda: “What is your name?”
Butch: “Butch.”
Esmeralda: “What does it mean?”
Butch: “I’m American, honey. Our names don’t mean shit.”

Vincent: “Want some bacon?”
Jules: “No man, I don’t eat pork.”
Vincent: “Are you Jewish?”
Jules: “Nah, I ain’t Jewish, I just don’t dig on swine, that’s all.”
Vincent: “Why not?”
Jules: “Pigs are filthy animals. I don’t eat filthy animals.”
Vincent: “Bacon tastes gooood. Pork chops taste gooood.”
Jules: “Hey, sewer rat may taste like pumpkin pie, but I’d never know ’cause I wouldn’t eat the filthy motherfucker. Pigs sleep and root in shit. That’s a filthy animal. I ain’t eat nothin’ that ain’t got sense enough to disregard its own feces.”
Vincent: “How about a dog? Dogs eats its own feces.”
Jules: “I don’t eat dog either.”
Vincent: “Yeah, but do you consider a dog to be a filthy animal?”
Jules: “I wouldn’t go so far as to call a dog filthy but they’re definitely dirty. But, a dog’s got personality. Personality goes a long way.”
Vincent: “Ah, so by that rationale, if a pig had a better personality, he would cease to be a filthy animal. Is that true?”
Jules: “Well we’d have to be talkin’ about one charming motherfuckin’ pig. I mean he’d have to be ten times more charmin’ than that Arnold on Green Acres, you know what I’m sayin’?”

Jules: “I want you to go in that bag, and find my wallet.”
Pumpkin: “Which one is it?”
Jules: “It’s the one that says Bad Motherfucker.”

Lance: “You’re going to give her an injection of adrenaline directly to her heart. But she’s got, uh, breastplate… So you gotta pierce through that. So what you have to do is, you have to bring the needle down in a stabbing motion.”
Vincent: “I-I gotta stab her three times?”
Lance: “No, you don’t gotta fucking stab her three times! You gotta stab her once, but it’s gotta be hard enough to break through her breastplate into her heart, and then once you do that, you press down on the plunger.”
Vincent: “What happens after that?”
Lance: “I’m kinda curious about that myself…”

Jackie Brown Quotes

Max Cherry: “I’ll bet, besides maybe an afro, you look exactly how you did at 29.”
Jackie Brown: “Well, my ass ain’t the same.”
Max Cherry: “Bigger?”
Jackie Brown: “Yeah.”
Max Cherry: “Ain’t nothin’ wrong with that!”

Ordell Robbie: “Goddamn girl, you gettin’ high already? It’s just 2 o’clock!”
Melanie: “It’s that late?”
Ordell Robbie: “You know you smoke too much of that shit, that shit gonna rob you of your own ambition.”
Melanie: “Not if your ambition is to get high and watch TV…”

Ordell Robbie: “Hey, where’s Melanie?”
Louis: “Well… that’s what I want to tell you. She was being such a pain. She made us late for the pickup because she locked herself in your bathroom for hours with her bong getting high. She was nagging and complaining… so strung out. She wouldn’t shut up, so…”
Ordell Robbie: “You left her back there?”
Louis: “Not exactly. I shot her.”
Ordell Robbie: “You shot Melanie?”
Louis: “Twice.”
Ordell Robbie: “Is she dead? … Is she dead, yes or no?”
Louis: “Pretty much.”

Jackie Brown: “Melanie?”
Melanie: “Jackie?”
Jackie Brown: “Hey, girl, what’s up?”
Melanie: “Hey, are you getting that suit?”
Jackie Brown: “Yeah. You like it?”
Melanie: “It looks really good on you.”
Jackie Brown: “You got something for me?”
Melanie: “You betcha.”
Jackie Brown: “I put a cherry on top. Booh-yah! What the fuck did Ordell ever do for us, huh?”
Melanie: “Thanks.”

Kill Bill Quotes

Hattori Hanzo: “What brings you to Okinawa?”
The Bride: “I’m here to see a man.”
Hattori Hanzo: “Oh yeah? You have a friend living in Okinawa?”
The Bride: “Not quite.”
Hattori Hanzo: “Not a friend?”
The Bride: “I’ve never met him.”
Hattori Hanzo: “Never? Who is he, may I ask?”
The Bride: “Hattori Hanzo.”
Hattori Hanzo: “What do you want with Hattori Hanzo?”
The Bride: “I need Japanese steel.”
Hattori Hanzo: “Why do you need Japanese steel?”
The Bride: “I have vermin to kill.”
Hattori Hanzo: “You must have big rats if you need Hattori Hanzo’s steel.”
The Bride: “… Huge.”

O-Ren Ishii: “As your leader, I encourage you from time to time, and always in a respectful manner, to question my logic. If you’re unconvinced that a particular plan of action I’ve decided is the wisest, tell me so, but allow me to convince you and I promise you right here and now, no subject will ever be taboo. Except, of course, the subject that was just under discussion. The price you pay for bringing up either my Chinese or American heritage as a negative is… I collect your fucking head. Just like this fucker here. Now, if any of you sons of bitches got anything else to say, now’s the fucking time!”

O-Ren Ishii: “You didn’t think it was gonna be that easy, did you?”
The Bride: “You know, for a second there, yeah, I kinda did.”
O-Ren Ishii: “Silly rabbit.”
The Bride: “Trix are…”
O-Ren Ishii: “…for kids.”

Elle Driver: “That’s right. I killed your master. And now I’m gonna kill you too, with your own sword, no less, which in the very immediate future, will become… my sword.”
The Bride: “Bitch, you don’t have a future.”

Bill: “You hocked a Hattori Hanzo Sword?”
Budd: “Yep.”
Bill: “It was priceless.”
Budd: “Well, not in El Paso, it ain’t. In El Paso I got me $250 for it.”

Esteban Vihaio: “How may I be of service to you?”
The Bride: “Where’s Bill?”
Esteban Vihaio: “Ahh… You must be Beatrix. I can see the attraction. I remember when Bill was only five years old, I took him to the movies. It was a movie starring Lana Turner. ‘The Postman Always Ring Twice’ with John Garfields. And whenever she would appear on the screen, Bill would begin to suck his thumb to an obscene amount. And I knew from this very moment, that this boy was a fool for blondes. Mmm…”

Budd: “You’re telling me she cut through eighty-eight bodyguards before she got to O-Ren?”
Bill: “Nah, there weren’t really eighty-eight of them. They just called themselves ‘The Crazy 88.'”
Budd: “How come?”
Bill: “I don’t know. I guess they thought it sounded cool.”

Esteban Vihaio: “If I had met you 40 years ago, you would have been my Number One lady.”
The Bride: “Well, I’m flattered.”
Esteban Vihaio: “You goddamn better well be.”

Death Proof Quotes

Juana: “So how’d you become a stuntman?”
Stuntman Mike: “I learned it from my brother… Stuntman Bob.”

Jasper: “Why’s she dressed like that?”
Abernathy: “Well, you see, we’re making a Hollywood movie in town, and it’s a cheerleading movie and she’s one of the cheerleaders.”
Jasper: “What’s a cheerleader movie?”
Abernathy: “A movie about cheerleaders.”
Jasper: “Is it a porno movie?”
Abernathy: “Yes, it is, but don’t mention it. She’s shy.”

Abernathy: “You best get your ass off of Kim’s car.”
Lee: “I’ve seen Kim sit on it.”
Abernathy: “Your ass ain’t her ass.”

Inglourious Basterds Quotes

Lt. Aldo Raine: “When you join my command, you take on debit. A debit you owe me personally. Each and every man under my command owes me one hundred Nazi scalps. And I want my scalps. And all y’all will git me one hundred Nazi scalps, taken from the heads of one hundred dead Nazis. Or you will die tryin’.”

Lt. Aldo Raine: “Well, I speak the most Italian, so I’ll be your escort. Donowitz speaks the second most, so he’ll be your Italian cameraman. Omar speaks third most, so he’ll be Donny’s assistant.”
Pfc. Omar Ulmer: “I don’t speak Italian.”
Lt. Aldo Raine: “Like I said, third best. Just keep your fuckin’ mouth shut. In fact, why don’t you start practicing, right now!”

Lt. Aldo Raine: “You probably heard we ain’t in the prisoner-takin’ business; we in the killin’ Nazi business. And cousin, business is a-boomin’.”

Lt. Archie Hicox: “Now, about this pickle… we find ourselves in. It would appear there’s only one thing left for you to do.”
Major Dieter Hellstrom: “And what would that be?”
Lt. Archie Hicox: “Stiglitz…”
Sgt. Hugo Stiglitz: “Say ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to your Nazi balls!”

Col. Hans Landa: “Oooh, that’s a bingo! Is that the way you say it? ‘That’s a bingo?'”
Lt. Aldo Raine: “You just say ‘bingo.'”

Sgt. Donny Donowitz: “Teddy fuckin’ Williams knocks it out of the park! Fenway Park on its feet for Teddy fuckin’ Ballgame! He went yardo on that one, out to fuckin’ Lansdowne Street!”

Fredrick Zoller: “Who wants to send a message to Germany?”
Shosanna Dreyfus: “I have a message for Germany … That you are all going to die.”
Adolf Hitler: “Enough! Stop it!”
Joseph Goebbels: “Turn off the projector!”
Shosanna Dreyfus: “And I want you to look deep into the face of the Jew that is going to do it!”
Joseph Goebbels: “I don’t know what’s going on! That does not belong in my movie!”
Shosanna Dreyfus: “Marcel… burn it down.”
Marcel: “Oui, Shosanna.”

Django Unchained Quotes

Dr. King Schultz: “How do you like the bounty hunting business?”
Django: “Kill white people and get paid for it? What’s not to like?”

Dr. King Schultz: “You sure that’s him?”
Django: “Yeah.”
Dr. King Schultz: “Positive?”
Django: “I don’t know.”
Dr. King Schultz: “You don’t know if you’re positive?”
Django: “I don’t know what ‘positive’ means.”
Dr. King Schultz: “It means you’re sure.”
Django: “Yes.”
Dr. King Schultz: “Yes, what?”
Django: “Yes, I’m sure that’s Ellis Brittle … I’m positive he dead.”

Dr. King Schultz: “Anything else about Mr. Candie I should know about before I meet him?”
Leonide Moguy: “Yes, he is a bit of a francophile. Well, what civilized people aren’t? And he prefers ‘Monsieur Candie’ to ‘Mr. Candie’.”
Dr. King Schultz: “Si c’est cela qu’il préfère.”
Leonide Moguy: “He doesn’t speak French. Don’t speak French to him, it’ll embarrass him.”

Calvin Candie: “Your boss looks a little green around the gills.”
Django: “He just ain’t used to seein’ a man ripped apart by dogs is all.”
Calvin Candie: “But you are used to it?”
Django: “I’m just a little more used to Americans than he is.”

The Hateful Eight Quotes

Oswaldo Mobray: “The man who pulls the lever that breaks your neck will be a dispassionate man. And that dispassion is the very essence of justice. For justice delivered without dispassion is always in danger of not being justice.”

Daisy Domergue: “When you get to hell, John, tell them Daisy sent you…”

Sheriff Chris Mannix: “‘Dear Marquis, I hope this letter finds you in good health and stead. I’m doing fine, although I wish there were more hours in the day. It’s just so much to do. Time is changing slowly but surely and it’s men like you will make a difference. Your military success is a credit not only to you but to your race as well. I’m very proud every time I hear news of you. We still have a long way to go but hand in hand, I know we’ll get there. I just want to let you know you’re in my thoughts. Hopefully our paths will cross in the future. Until then I remain your friend. Ole Mary Todd is calling, so I guess it must be time for bed. Respectfully, Abraham Lincoln…’ … ‘Ole Mary Todd…’ That’s a nice touch.”

Oswaldo Mobray: “YOU HAVE TO KICK IT OPEN!”
Joe Gage: “The door isn’t open!”
Daisy Domergue: “What?”
Oswaldo Mobray: “KICK IT OPEN!”
Joe Gage: “Shut that door! It’s a goddamn blizzard out there!”
Oswaldo Mobray: “You have to close the door!”
Joe Gage: “You have to nail it shut!”
Oswaldo Mobray: “You have to- you have to nail it shut! HOLD IT SHUT!”
Joe Gage: “There’s a hammer and nails by the door!”

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Quotes

Jay Sebring: “Is everybody okay?”
Rick Dalton: “Well… the fuckin’ hippies aren’t. That’s for goddamn sure.”

Cliff Booth: [high on acid] “You are real, right?”
Tex: “I’m as real as a donut, motherfucker.”

Gypsy: “Welcome to our community.”
Cliff Booth: “Thanks for having me.”
Gypsy: “And thanks for giving our precious Pussy a ride home.”
Cliff Booth: “Think nothing of it.”
Gypsy: “We love Pussy.”
Cliff Booth: “Yes, we do.”

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