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Jackie Brown (1997)

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Flight attendant, Jackie Brown smuggles money into the U.S. for an arms dealer named Ordell Robbie. When agent Ray Nicolette and detective Mark Dargus bust Brown with a duffle bag of cash; she is faced with jail time from the authorities or death from Robbie. In order to even the odds, Brown decides to double-cross both parties and keep the smuggled cash for herself. Jackie Brown stars Pam Grier, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Bowen, Robert De Niro, Robert Forster and Bridget Fonda.

Released: December 25th, 1997

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino

Produced by Lawrence Bender

Original story: Rum Punch; by Elmore Leonard

Nominations

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor: Robert Forster (1998)

Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy: Pam Grier (1998)

Golden Globe Award for best Action-Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy: Samuel L. Jackson (1998)

Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Pam Grier (1998)

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Pam Grier (1998)

MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance: Samuel L. Jackson (1998)

Satellite Award for Best Actress in Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical: Pam Grier (1998)

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