About

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”.

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Directed by

Quentin Tarantino

Written by

Quentin Tarantino (Screenplay)
Elmore Leonard (Novel)

Runtime

154 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Sid Haig and Pam Grier return!

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book drugs police airport weapon underworld arms deal

Photos

Lists

#215 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role