Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

  • R
  • 2003
  • 111 min
  • USA
  • action, crime, thriller

The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Screenwriter: Quentin Tarantino

Stars: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox

Kill Bill is admittedly little more than a stylish revenge thriller -- albeit one that benefits from a wildly inventive surfeit of style.


  • Quentin Tarantino
    Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and actor. In the early 1990s he was an independent filmmaker whose films used nonlinear storylines and aestheticization of violence. His films have earned him a variety of Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Palme d'Or Awards and he has been nominated for Emmy and Grammy Awards. In...

Main Cast


Producer: Lawrence Bender, Katsuji Morishita

Editor: Sally Menke

Casting: Koko Maeda, Johanna Ray

Director Of Photography: Robert Richardson

Original Music Composer: RZA

Costume Design: Kumiko Ogawa, Catherine Marie Thomas

Executive Producer: Erica Steinberg, E. Bennett Walsh, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Mitsuhisa Ishikawa

Associate Producer: Koko Maeda, Dede Nickerson, Kwame Parker

Production Design: Yohei Taneda, David Wasco

Sound: Scott Sanders, Bob Beher


Tagline: Go for the kill.

Genres: action, crime, thriller

Certificate: R

Categories: revenge, sword, martial arts, yakuza, underworld, gore, coma, japan, bride, sword duel, tough girl, betrayal


Year: 2003

Runtime: 111 min

Country: USA

Language: English, Japanese, French

Color: Black and White, Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS


  • Todd McCarthy (Variety)

    A strange, fun and densely textured work that gets better as it goes along.

  • Jonathan Rosenbaum (Chicago Reader)

    Even more gory and adolescent than its models, which explains both the fun and the unpleasantness of this globe-trotting romp.

  • Peter Bradshaw (Guardian)

    Brutally bloody and thrillingly callous from first to last.