Pulp Fiction is a cult classic movie that has made its mark in the film industry. Directed by Quentin Tarantino, the movie was released in 1994 and has since become a favorite among movie enthusiasts. One of the most memorable aspects of the movie is its dialogue. The movie is filled with unforgettable quotes and one-liners that have become a part of pop culture. In this article, we will take a look at some of the most iconic Pulp Fiction movie lines.
“Royale with Cheese”
The movie opens with the characters Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) having a conversation about fast food in Europe. Vincent tells Jules about how in France, a quarter pounder with cheese is called a “Royale with Cheese”. This line has become iconic and is often quoted by fans of the movie.
“Say ‘what’ again”
During a conversation with Brett (Frank Whaley), Jules asks him if he knows what they call a quarter pounder with cheese in France. When Brett responds with “What?”, Jules responds with “Say ‘what’ again. I dare you, I double dare you motherf***er, say ‘what’ one more goddamn time!” This line has become a favorite among fans and is often used to express frustration.
Jules quotes Ezekiel 25:17 before he kills his victims in the movie. The verse goes, “The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness, for he is truly his brother’s keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know my name is the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon thee.” This quote has become synonymous with the character of Jules and is often quoted by fans.
“Zed’s Dead, Baby. Zed’s Dead”
This line is spoken by Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) after he kills the character Zed (Peter Greene). Zed is a corrupt police officer who Butch encounters while trying to retrieve his father’s watch. The line has become a favorite among fans and is often used to express victory.
“I’m Winston Wolfe. I solve problems”
Winston Wolfe (Harvey Keitel) is a character who is hired by Vincent and Jules to clean up a mess they made. When he arrives, he introduces himself by saying, “I’m Winston Wolfe. I solve problems”. This line has become iconic and is often quoted by fans.
“I don’t remember asking you a goddamn thing”
Vincent says this line to Jules when Jules tries to engage him in a conversation about the foot massage Vincent had given to Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman). This line has become a favorite among fans and is often used to express annoyance.
“I’m gonna get medieval on your ass”
Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames) says this line to one of his henchmen, Zed, after he has been captured and is about to be tortured. This line has become iconic and is often quoted by fans.
“Bring out the gimp”
Zed and his partner Maynard (Duane Whitaker) have a captive in their basement. When they decide to bring out their “gimp” to have some fun with their captive, Maynard says this line. This line has become a favorite among fans and is often used to express shock.
“You know what they call a Quarter Pounder with cheese in Paris?”
Vincent says this line to Mia when they are having dinner. This line is a callback to the conversation he had with Jules at the beginning of the movie. This line has become iconic and is often quoted by fans.
These are just a few of the many iconic quotes from Pulp Fiction. The movie’s dialogue has become a part of pop culture and has influenced many other movies and TV shows. Pulp Fiction’s unique blend of humor, violence, and memorable characters has helped it to become a classic that will continue to be enjoyed for years to come.