Jackie Brown [DVD] [1997]

  • SKU: 4172342
  • Release Date: 04/15/2011
  • Rating: R
  • 4.6 (56)
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Overall Customer Rating:
97% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (54 out of 56)

Special Features

  • Quentin Tarantino Introductions
  • "Jackie Brown: How It Went Down" Documentary
  • "A Look Back At Jackie Brown" Interview with Quentin Tarantino
  • Chicks With Guns Video
  • Deleted and Alternate Scenes
  • Siskel & Ebert "At The Movies" Jackie Brown Review
  • Jackie Brown On MTV
  • Pam Grier Movie Trailers
  • Robert Forster Movie Trailers
  • Pam Grier Movie Radio Spots
  • Jackie Brown Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Still Galleries
  • Reviews & Articles
  • Filmographies
  • Enhanced Playback Track - DVD-ROM Feature
  • Triva Game - DVD-ROM Feature
  • Screenplay Viewer - DVD-ROM Feature
  • Closed Captioned


Jackie Brown
Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed this adaptation of Elmore Leonard's 1995 Rum Punch, switching the action from Miami to LA, and altering the central character from white to black. Ruthless arms dealer Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson), who lives with perpetually stoned beach-babe Melanie (Bridget Fonda), teams with his old buddy Louis Gara (Robert De Niro), just released from prison after serving four years for armed robbery. ATF agent Ray Nicolette (Michael Keaton) and cop Mark Dargus (Michael Bowen) bust stewardess Jackie Brown (Pam Grier), who was smuggling money into the country for Ordell. Ordell springs Jackie, but when middle-aged bail bondsman Max Cherry (Robert Forster) picks her up at the jail, he's attracted to her, and they choose a romantic route with detours. Mistrust and suspicions surface after Jackie pits Ordell and the cops against each other, convincing Ordell that she's going to double-cross the cops. Tarantino commented on the film's budget: "Jackie Brown only cost $12 million. You can't lose. You absolutely, positively can't lose. And you don't have to compromise." ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Pam Grier
    Pam Grier - Jackie Brown
  • Samuel L. Jackson
    Samuel L. Jackson - Ordell Robbie
  • Robert Forster
    Robert Forster - Max Cherry
  • Bridget Fonda
    Bridget Fonda - Melanie
  • Michael Keaton
    Michael Keaton - Ray Nicolette

Overall Customer Rating

4.6 out of 54.6
56 Reviews
97%of customers recommend this product.

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