Questions tagged [once-upon-a-time-in-hollywood]

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a 2019 comedy-drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie.

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Is it realistic for an actor to act in four movies in six months?

Watching Once Upon a Time in Hollywood which, as I understand it, is mostly a pretty realistic portrayal of Hollywood in 1969. One thing that doesn't feel right, though: the part where the actor is ...
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What's the inspiration for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood's name?

It is known that Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez have a special relationship. As is evident by Tarantino's appearances in Rodriguez' movies and by Grindhouse - their co-directed double-feature. ...
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Did people not wear seat belts in 1970s?

In the movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, the characters played by Leonardo Di Caprio and Brad Pitt never wear seat belts. I do not think characters such as Planski and Sharon wear seat belts ...
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Did Cliff Booth really do this?

In the movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood they just talk about the rumours of Cliff (Brad Pitt) killing his wife. Did he really do that? Nothing can be inferred from his character as he was ...
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Why is Brad Pitt nominated to academy award as a supporting actor? [duplicate]

I've watched "Once upon a time in Hollywood" and it seems to me that Cliff Booth here is one of two main characters. Why is Brad Pitt nominated as a supporting actor?
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What does "it" refer to?

At the pre climax scene of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), before being attacked by a group of hippies, Rick spoke to his dog Brandy: Rick: Hey. I am doing the best I can under the ...
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What pickles is he referring to?

In Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Cliff drives home from Rick's place and sees a hitchhiker called Pussycat: CLIFF: Hello, hot stuff. Pussycat: Looks like third time's the charm. CLIFF: ...
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Could the Bruce Lee scene in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" have been imagined? [duplicate]

The infamous Bruce Lee scene with Cliff Booth is framed as a thought sequence as Cliff is fixing a roof antenna. Although presumably the scene was a flashback, the framing actually makes it ...
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How was the boat murder performed?

In Quentin Tarantino’s latest film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, in a flashback, we see From the context and dialogue it’s clear that these items are used to bring about a death in some fashion (for ...
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Is this scene true or a daydream?

In Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, there is a segment where Cliff goes to the set, gets the job and eventually fights Bruce Lee, which makes him get fired. After that, he is shown fixing the antenna,...
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Is there a reference to a particular porn movie opening night?

In Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, when Sharon Tate and her friends are arriving at El Coyote towards the end of the movie, there is a crowd noise coming from a pornographic theater and Sharon Tate ...
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Why didn’t the Charles Manson character appear in Spahn Ranch? [closed]

In the real life version of the Charles Manson murders, Manson gave orders to his cult gang to execute everyone under the house where a music producer used to live. But the movie version in Once upon ...
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Is Bruce Lee being made fun of?

In Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019), there is a scene where Cliff is watching Bruce Lee talk about how he would cripple another fighter. Cliff laughs and the two end up in a "contest" where Cliff ...
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Why did Sharon not pay for the movie ticket?

In Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019), we see Sharon Tate walking past a movie theater that is featuring a movie with her in it. She decided to watch it and asks to buy one ticket. The attendant ...
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Why do the lead characters use different names?

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a film of Quentin Tarantino. It weaves "multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood's golden age." In the movie, Leonardo DiCaprio's character ...
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