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Actor + Director | 40 Great Collaborations In Movies
24. Uma Thurman & Quentin Tarantino   View Complete List Back Page 24/40 Next

Quentin Tarantino
3
films
Uma Thurman

Best Film
Kill Bill gave us The Bride, an icon in sneakers, but Pulp Fiction is Tarantino's masterpiece, a reinvention of crime noir that popped a wig on Thurman's head and a rocket under the bum of Hollywood.
Notable Pairings
Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill: Volumes 1 & 2

What's The Secret Of Their Success?
Muses are fragile things - delicate sources of inspiration to be nurtured and treasured. Well, normally. Quentin Tarantino unleashed 88 henchmen on his - Uma Thurman - in Kill Bill, after putting her through the kind of gym regime that'd monster Jeff Capes, let alone an actress who'd just had a baby. Thurman responded with a kinetic turn as The Bride, leaving jaws (and 88 henchmen) dropped in its wake. Let's call it mutual dedication, then.

Were They As Good With Anyone Else?
QT has rarely made a misstep - ahem, ok maybe Death Proof - and Inglourious Basterds was proof that he's still one of cinema's great provocateurs. Thurman's non-Tarantino movies have been interesting rather than essential, so we await Kill Bill 3 with very baited breath.


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