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Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood (2019)

Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (original title)
R | | Comedy, Drama | 26 July 2019 (USA)
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A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Director:

Quentin Tarantino
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonardo DiCaprio ... Rick Dalton
Brad Pitt ... Cliff Booth
Margot Robbie ... Sharon Tate
Emile Hirsch ... Jay Sebring
Margaret Qualley ... Pussycat
Timothy Olyphant ... James Stacy
Julia Butters ... Trudi Fraser
Austin Butler ... Tex Watson
Dakota Fanning ... Squeaky Fromme
Bruce Dern ... George Spahn
Mike Moh ... Bruce Lee
Luke Perry ... Wayne Maunder
Damian Lewis ... Steve McQueen
Al Pacino ... Marvin Schwarz
Nicholas Hammond ... Sam Wanamaker
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Storyline

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood's golden age.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The 9th Film from Quentin Tarantino.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, some strong graphic violence, drug use, and sexual references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | UK | China

Language:

English | Italian | Spanish

Release Date:

26 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled #9 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,082,018, 28 July 2019

Gross USA:

$140,894,584

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$371,207,970
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)| Dolby Atmos

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Rick Dalton takes his name from Douglas Dalton, Roman Polanski's lawyer. Polanski fled the USA in the seventies after being convicted of sex with a minor, and Dalton was his defense lawyer at the time. There is another nod to Polanski's later notoriety in the scene between Cliff Booth and Pussycat, where he asks her age and for an ID when she makes a sexual suggestion to him. Polanski has gone on to direct a number of other films but has never returned to the US. See more »

Goofs

The first time we see, and hear, Cliff Booth driving off from Rick Dalton's home, in Cliff's own car, a vintage VW Karmann Ghia, he drives off with the car's engine in high gear. The sound we hear however seems not to be that of a the typical air-cooled engine VW motor, but more of that of a sports care with a conventional engine. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bounty Law Promo Announcer: This man is worth 500 dollars. And this man's going to collect. He's Jake Cahill, and he lives by... "Bounty Law".
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Crazy Credits

Like Django Unchained (2012), the film opens with the late 1960's Columbia Pictures logo. See more »

Alternate Versions

In October 2019, an extended cut of the film was released in selected theaters with an additional 10 minutes, made up of 4 new scenes which include an extended version of the opening scene, two fake commercials and a new after-credits scene. See more »

Connections

References The Mercenary (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Choo Choo Train
Written by Donnie Fritts (as Donald Fritts) and Eddie Hinton
Performed by The Box Tops
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Not for everyone
27 July 2019 | by carlvan1977See all my reviews

The first 2 hours is only for lovers of everything late 60s retro,great cinematography and outstanding acting.The last 45 minutes fasten your seatbelts because classic Tarantino kicks in.


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