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

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.

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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
Austin Butler ... Tex
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.

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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 »

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Official Sites:

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USA | UK | China

Language:

English

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:

$118,187,467

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$183,520,831
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

One of the Italian films that Rick stars in is directed by Antonio Margheriti; in Inglourious Basterds (2009), "Antonio Margheriti" is the alias used by Donny Donowitz to sneak into the premiere of "Nation's Pride". See more »

Goofs

A bus drives past showing an ad for the show Combat!. That show went off the air in 1967. This incident is probably not a goof. The ad also said it was being shown back to back on Channel 11. At that time, Channel 11 was an independent station and their schedule was filled with reruns, of which Combat! may well have been one. See more »

Quotes

Jay Sebring: Is everyone okay?
Rick Dalton: Well... the fuckin' hippies aren't. That's for goddamn sure.
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Crazy Credits

The Columbia Records logo in the credits is period-appropriate. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the teaser trailer and the next 2 theatrical trailers some shots from deleted scenes are shown.
  • Cliff Booth see Charles Manson walking away from Sharon Tate's house. Both exchange looks. Charlie initially greets Cliff, later Charlie grunts at him.
  • Sharon Tate dancing in a black dress in a moving stage.
  • Mr. Schwartz salute the projectionist before entering the projection room.
  • Sharon Tate swimming in her pool.
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Connections

References Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970) See more »

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The Circle Game
Written by Joni Mitchell
Performed by Buffy Sainte-Marie (as Buffy St. Marie)
Courtesy of Vanguard Records/Concord
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Best of 2019 so far
27 July 2019 | by FilmcapssSee all my reviews

The 9th film by Quentin Tarantino

Once upon a time in Hollywood seems to be Tarantino's most mature, laid back and easy going film. And I mean maturity as in the maturity of Tarantino as a filmmaker. This is very different than every other film of his, it doesn't rely on shock value (until the end anyway), it doesn't have super hardcore violence for the most part, it also doesn't have high tension sequences that we've come to expect from Tarantino, but that's doesn't disappoint you because that high tension galore isn't needed here. It's a comedy about two friends. A fading actor and his stuntman in the aftermath of the golden age of cinema, trying to fit in, in a rapidly changing industry. What I love about this is Tarantino's love for filmmaking, films and the experience of going to the cinema is oozing in this. You can just tell he LOVES what he does and he LOVES going to the movies. The "quirky" kind of tone, the witty, fantastic dialogue is all still there and it is top tier Tarantino. The performances from Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are incredible, such great chemistry, they elevate the film in every scene they are together, Margot Robbie plays Sharon Tate beautifully. And she did a great job respectfully portraying an actress who was murdered tragically. My biggest gripe with the film is that Tarantino didn't use any of his signature high tension, downright uncomfortable sequences regarding the Manson cult. I would've liked to experiences that eeriness when he introduced us to the cult in the film, but he just brushed it off. Other than that the film is incredible artistic, stylized; the soundtrack is amazing, it works incredible well while cliff booth is driving around the night time in LA. It sets the mood perfectly. This is also gonna be one of, if not THE most rewatchable film Tarantino has ever made. Just great. I loved it so much, and I suspect I'll love it even more as time goes on. It's incredible Tarantino made a film with almost no structured narrative and you still come out of it thinking "that was fantastic" ; the last shot of the film is so beautiful, and kind of sad if you read up on the Sharon Tate murder. I loved Tarantino's twist to what happened, it made me wish that only if that had what happened in real life :(


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