Jackie Brown

Lists: Drama, Thriller, Crime / Heist

Brief Synopsis: "Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan—with help from a bail bondsman—to keep the money for herself. Based on Elmore Leonard's novel "Rum Punch.""

Overall Ranking: 238 (Rank from 1997: # 6)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 88.89%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 11.11%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Josh of Classicblanca100(full review)
Patrick Devitt100
David Baruffi97
CinemaVisitor Erik90
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
James Patrick90
Steve Habrat89(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest86
J Patterson45

People Involved

  • Pam Grier (Jackie Brown)
  • Samuel L. Jackson (Ordell Robbie)
  • Robert Forster (Max Cherry)
  • Bridget Fonda (Melanie Ralston)
  • Michael Keaton (Ray Nicolette)
  • Michael Bowen (Mark Dargus)
  • Chris Tucker (Beaumont Livingston)
  • Sid Haig (Richter)
  • Lisa Gay Hamilton (Sheronda)
  • Tommy Tiny Lister (Winston)
  • Hattie Winston (Simone)
  • Robert De Niro (Louis Gara)
  • Quentin Tarantino (Director)