Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction was groundbreaking in many ways, particularly in the way its characters talked. The film uses the F-word 265 times, which in 1994 was second only to Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas, which had 300. In the years since Pulp Fiction hit theaters, the usage of the word spiked and now Pulp Fiction is not even listed among the Top 25. That’s just one of the surprising facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, so grab a Royale With Cheese and get to know more about Pulp Fiction!
It was 20 years ago that 'Pulp Fiction' hit theaters and changed the landscape of modern cinema. It also launched the career of Samuel L. Jackson, who has gone on to become one of the highest-grossing actors of all-time. Despite his successes and the many roles he's had since then, Jackson can still recite the famous "Ezekiel 25:17" speech from 'Pulp Fiction' from memory.
Ask anyone what their favorite Quentin Tarantino movie is and 9 out of 10 will say 'Pulp Fiction.' Oh sure, you'll get the occasional wise guy who picks 'Jackie Brown' but everyone knows that 'Pulp Fiction' is the ultimate Quentin Tarantino flick. In fact, some love it so much, they make techno mixes out of it. Like this guy.