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Definition of Pulp fiction

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1994 movie starring Uma Thurman and Samuel Leroy Jackson
novels with uncomplicated plots written for the general public
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Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American black comedy crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and a host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references. The film was nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture; Tarantino and Avary won for Best Original Screenplay. It was also awarded the Palme d'Or at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival. A major critical and commercial success, it revitalized the career of its leading man, John Travolta, who received an Academy Award nomination, as did costars Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman.

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Pulp fiction may refer to:
  • Pulp magazines, short stories presented in a magazine format, printed on cheaply made wood-pulp paper
  • Pulp Fiction, a 1994 film directed by Quentin Tarantino
    • Pulp Fiction (soundtrack), the soundtrack album from the film

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Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps") are inexpensive fiction magazines published from 1896 through the 1950s. The typical pulp magazine was wide by high, thick, and 128 pages long. Pulps were printed on cheap paper with ragged, untrimmed edges.

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