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Original Script


#1

I just read Tarantino’s original script for NBK and it’s a hell of a script. Much better than Oliver Stone’s crappy movie( the only good thing was the closing credit sequence). However here is the link for Tarantino’s script:

http://www.godamongdirectors.com/scripts/killers.shtml


#2

It’s also available on paperback:



<LINK_TEXT text=“http://www.tarantino.info/wiki/index.ph … Screenplay”>http://www.tarantino.info/wiki/index.php/Natural_Born_Killers/Screenplay</LINK_TEXT>


#3

I’m a fan of NBK but for every reason but Stone. I liked JFK and Wallstreet but not much after that. His vision for the film was far to chaotic and it really prevented me from getting into the characters or even enjoying the dialogue as much as I could have. But I loved the entire cast, especially Downey, Jones, and Harrelson. Bob Richardson’s cinematography was fantastic as well.


#4

[quote=“Noir_Fiction”]
I’m a fan of NBK but for every reason but Stone. I liked JFK and Wallstreet but not much after that. His vision for the film was far to chaotic and it really prevented me from getting into the characters or even enjoying the dialogue as much as I could have. But I loved the entire cast, especially Downey, Jones, and Harrelson. Bob Richardson’s cinematography was fantastic as well.
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If Tarantino had made it, we would have got a far darker, less violent and better movie. Stone was stoned when he made this movie. It looks like a movie by a kid who just discovered the Special Effects in iMovie. He over-use the effects and also had to made Dwight and Scagnetti psycos. The only good part is the credits. Leonard Cohen’s “The Future” whould are perfect for the movie. But it whould have worked better if Tarantino made it: A dark screen after Gale being shot and a song with the words: I have seen the future brother, it is murder!


#5

When I first saw this film, I was deeply disappointed. Nothing seemed right about it, and the violence wasn’t operatic or cinematic, the way it was in the Tarantino script, it was just, glorified. What I mean by that is, QT had it in his head what it would look like, and how it would be, and he would have done it so much more beautifully, but Stone just, negated it for the most part, aside from the opening sequence. I love Platoon, but I can’t say I give a fuck about anything else Stone’s ever done. He doesn’t impress me in the slightest.


#6

Oliver Stone tried to make NBK as a satire and you can’t turn QT’s work into a satire. It wasn’t written that way and you couldn’t even use QT’s work as a base to work from to turn it into a satire. Stone just ended up with a hot sticky mess. If Stone wanted a satire he should thrown out QT’s script and started fresh but Stone is too lazy and incompetent a writer to do that.


#7

Oliver Stone is so much better than Tarantino. Atleast Oliver Stone has won an Academy award for one of his films unlike Quentin Tarantino.


#8

[quote=“nublob”]
Oliver Stone tried to make NBK as a satire and you can’t turn QT’s work into a satire. It wasn’t written that way and you couldn’t even use QT’s work as a base to work from to turn it into a satire. Stone just ended up with a hot sticky mess. If Stone wanted a satire he should thrown out QT’s script and started fresh but Stone is too lazy and incompetent a writer to do that.
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stone is a great writer… Scarface? Conan the barbarian? Year of the dragon??? Salvador? Platoon? JFK??



i think tarantino’s script was already a kind of a satire. actually, i was surprised when i read it how a lot of dialog in the film were actually tarantino’s. having said that the only thing i like in this film is Robert Downey Jr.

[quote=“Mr.Pink”]
Oliver Stone is so much better than Tarantino. Atleast Oliver Stone has won an Academy award for one of his films unlike Quentin Tarantino.
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you already said that, it was already stupid the first time.


#9

[quote=“Cpt tonyanthony”]
having said that the only thing i like in this film is Robert Downey Jr.

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I think Woody and Robert whould have worked in the original.


#10

very true! the scenes between them are the best. the “manson beat you” routine is super funny.


#11

Not sure how QT would have made it, but both Woody H and Robert DJ were very good…


#12

[quote=“tamasg00”]Not sure how QT would have made it, but both Woody H and Robert DJ were very good…[/quote]

I really liked the opening sequence but after that it was hit and miss. Me and my friends agree, the movie flies off the fucking rails once our heroes hit the Indian. Fuck.