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The Best Quentin Tarantino Characters of All Time

Updated December 17, 2019 6.7k votes 720 voters 11.6k views41 items

List RulesVote for your favorite Quentin Tarantino characters from any movie that he has directed.

Quentin Tarantino's films are all related by events, character associations, or branding from movie to movie. The most memorable of the three being the characters. Because he writes and directs his own movies, Tarantino has the ability to create excellent characters that transcend the films that they are in and burn their place into pop culture. From their cool dialogue and names to their meticulously curated look, we are ranking the best Quentin Tarantino characters across all of his films, from Reservoir Dogs to Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Who could forget such characters as Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega from Pulp Fiction or Beatrix Kiddo from Kill Bill? You'll even find Tarantino, himself, on this list in the role of Mr. Brown. But which character in the Quentin Tarantino universe is the best? You get to help decide using your votes.

Vote up your favorite characters from Tarantino's movies to get them closer to the top of the list.

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  • Jules Winnfield
    Video: YouTube

    The truth is you're the weak. And I'm the tyranny of evil men. But I'm tryin', Ringo. I'm tryin' real hard to be the shepherd.

    • Film: Pulp Fiction
    • Actor: Samuel L. Jackson
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  • Hans Landa
    Video: YouTube

    However, the reason the Führer has brought me off my Alps in Austria and placed me in French cow country today is because it does occur to me. Because I'm aware what tremendous feats human beings are capable of once they abandon dignity.

    • Film: Inglourious Basterds
    • Actor: Christoph Waltz
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  • Dr. King Schultz
    Video: YouTube

    My good man, did you simply get carried away with your dramatic gesture, or are you pointing your weapon at me with lethal intention?

    • Film: Django Unchained
    • Actor: Christoph Waltz
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  • Vincent Vega
    Video: YouTube

    I got a threshold, Jules. I got a threshold for the abuse that I will take. Now, right now, I'm a f*ckin' race car, right, and you got me the red. And I'm just sayin', I'm just sayin' that it's f*ckin' dangerous to have a race car in the f*ckin' red. That's all. I could blow.

    • Film: Pulp Fiction
    • Actor: John Travolta
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