Trivia: Jackie Brown

  • Actor Allusion: Jackie and Max have a conversation about getting old and growing tired. Their actors, Pam Grier and Robert Forster, had been big stars in the seventies but their stars had waned by the time they took this movie. Ironically, this movie revitalized their careers.
  • Approval of God: Elmore Leonard named this as one of his favorite adaptations of his novels.
  • Casting Gag: Sid Haig played villainous characters in a lot of blaxpoitation films opposite Pam Grier; in this film, he has a cameo as a judge. When filming the scene, Grier (who didn't know he had been cast) was so shocked to see him in a lawful role that she burst out laughing.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Foxy Brown attempts to smuggle money under Beetlejuice's nose while dealing with Jules — who is porking The Third Linda-and Travis Bickle, and in the meantime, she falls for Dan Holland. Oh, and James Carter finally gets shot to death.