Quentin Tarantino Universe Timeline

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What’s on the Quentin Tarantino Universe Timeline?

Quentin Tarantino has directed and written a lot of films, each more crazy and ridiculously amazing than the last. But you might not have known that they are all part of the same universe…sort of. Tarantino himself admited that there were two universes within his films. One was his “real” universe, with films like Resevoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction. But there were also in-universe films, meaning films that characters from films like Pulp Fiction would go and see. These in-universe films include Kill Bill and From Dawn Till Dusk, among others.

This timeline attempts to place them all together. Since many films don’t give a clear placement, we’ve placed those in the order of when they were produced. We have, however, placed all of the in-universe films together in one bunch. Films like Inglorious Basterds or The Hateful Eight obviously take place much earlier, so those films are set at the beginning of the timeline.

Where to Start?

Since most of these films stand on their own, you can start wherever you would like. However, since Pulp Fiction is considered a classic and one of Tarantino’s best, we recommend you start with that one. You may then continue with the others in chronological order or however you see fit.

We hope you enjoy this Quentin Tarantino universe timeline. If you did, you might enjoy checking out some of our others, such as the View Askewniverse page.

#Time/Series:Buy:Name:Type:Author/Director:Year:Notes:
1Main UniverseBuyDjango UnchainedFilmQuentin Tarantino2012
2Main UniverseBuyThe Hateful EightFilmQuentin Tarantino2015
3Main UniverseBuyInglorious BasterdsFilmQuentin Tarantino2009
4Main UniverseBuyReservoir DogsFilmQuentin Tarantino1992
5Main UniverseBuyTrue RomanceFilmTony Scott1993
6Main UniverseBuyPulp FictionFilmQuentin Tarantino1994
7Main UniverseBuyNatural Born KillersFilmOliver Stone1994
8In-universe FilmBuyKill Bill Vol. 1FilmQuentin Tarantino2003An in-universe film
9In-universe FilmBuyKill Bill Vol. 2FilmQuentin Tarantino2004An in-universe film
10In-universe FilmBuyFrom Dusk Till DawnFilmRobert Rodriguez1996An in-universe film
11In-universe FilmBuyFrom Dusk Till Dawn 2FilmScott Spiegel1999An in-universe film
12In-universe FilmBuyFrom Dusk Till Dawn 3FilmP. J. Pesce1999An in-universe film
13In-universe FilmBuyDeath ProofFilmQuentin Tarantino2007An in-universe film
14Main UniverseBuyFour RoomsFilmQuentin Tarantino1995
15Main UniverseBuyCurdledFilmReb Braddock1996
16Main UniverseBuyGrindhouseFilmQuentin Tarantino2007
17Main UniverseBuyPlanet TerrorFilmRobert Rodriguez2007

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