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True Romance Scene versus a Taxi Driver Scene


#21

[quote]in the TRue Romance script I believe Clarence has a vision of Drexl trying to sell Alabama to a john, and in the script Drexl says the SAME exact thing Harvey Keitel says to DeNiro in Taxi Driver…something the ways of, “You can cum in her mouth, you can cum in her ass, you can cum all over her” or something. [/quote]

Now what the fuck? Why didn’t tony scott put that in the muthafukin movie. jesus christler dealer.


#22

Yeah why did he leave that out it sounds great. Now i gotta go read the script to find it. Damn the man.


#23

maybe because it was word-for-word direct rip off from TAXI DRIVER?



Another prime example of Tarantino’s rip - offs.


#24

DREXL

"And I’ll make a million-dollar bet, Alabama’s at the same address.

Marty, take the car and go get ‘er. Bring her dumb ass back here."



He hands Marty the driver’s license. Marty goes to get the car keys and a jacket.



(to Marty)

I’ll keep lover boy here entertained.

(to Clarence)

You know the first thing I’ll do when she gets here. I think I’ll make her

suck my dick, and I’ll come all in her face. I mean it ain’t nuttin’ new.

She’s done it before. But I want you as a audience.

(hollering to Marty)

Marty, what the fuck are you doin’?


#25

[quote]               DREXL

"And I’ll make a million-dollar bet, Alabama’s at the same address.

   Marty, take the car and go get ‘er. Bring her dumb ass back here."



He hands Marty the driver’s license. Marty goes to get the car keys and a jacket.



         (to Marty)

   I’ll keep lover boy here entertained.

         (to Clarence)

   You know the first thing I’ll do when she gets here. I think I’ll make her

   suck my dick, and I’ll come all in her face. I mean it ain’t nuttin’ new.

   She’s done it before. But I want you as a audience.

         (hollering to Marty)

   Marty, what the fuck are you doin’?

[/quote]

That doesn’t have anything to do with the “Taxi Driver” speech, yet it’s a very cool line. I would’ve loved to hear it.



Kentucky-Fried, just because QT talks about dick-sucking doesn’t mean he’s directly rippin-off “Taxi Driver” ya know?


#26

That wasn’t the part of the script I was talking about.



The scene has Clarence and Alabama sitting and watching some stupid movie when Clarence gets FLASHES of Drexel pimping Alabama to Johns and such. As he has these FLASHES (thats what they are called in the script) he’s kissing Alabama and playing around with her, after the FLASHES are over we resume with Clarence going to the bathroom where he decides he’s gonna go kill Drexel.



Here’s the part of the script I was talking about that is EXACTLY the same as what Harvey Keitel says in TAXI DRIVER:











He starts kissing her and moving her down on the seat. She resists.



ALABAMA

(playfully)

No no no no no no no no no…



CLARENCE

(playfully)

Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes…





FLASH ON:



A big mean-looking black man in pimp’s clothes.



PIMP

Bitch, you better git yo ass back on the street an’ git me my money.



Pimp on street corner with his arm around Alabama, giving her a sales pitch to a potential customer.



PIMP

I’m tellin’ you, my man, this bitch is fine. This girl’s a freak! You can

fuck ‘er in the ass, fuck ‘er in the mouth. Rough stuff, too. She’s a freak

for it. Jus’ try not to fuck ‘er up for life.





FLASH ON:



Pimp beating Alabama.



PIMP

You holdin’ out on me, girl? Bitch, you never learn!





FLASH ON:



Alabama passionately kissing the uninterested pimp.



PIMP

Hang it up, momma. I got no time for this bullshit.





BACK TO:



TV showing kung fu film.



BACK TO:



Clarence’s face. There’s definitely something different about his eyes.



Clarence springs off the couch and goes into his bedroom. Alabama’s startled by his sudden movement.



ALABAMA

(yelling after him)

Where you goin’, honey?



CLARENCE

(off)

I just gotta get somethin’.


#27

[quote]
               PIMP

   I’m tellin’ you, my man, this bitch is fine. This girl’s a freak! You can

   fuck 'er in the ass, fuck 'er in the mouth.




[/quote]

Yep, that sentence is very similar alright; I give you that. But then again, it’s only one short sentence; QT most probably just wanted to pay a small homage to “Taxi Driver”. It wasn’t as if that short statement was very essential for the story, know what I mean?


#28

Probably why Tony Scott took it out.


#29

[quote=“WinslowLeach”]

  1. This is about the similarities between TRUE ROMANCE and TAXI DRIVER
  2. Natural Born Killers isnt a QT film, its an Oliver Stone piece of shit film based on QT’s original story.
  3. Comparing Taxi Driver to Natural Born Killers is like comparing Champagne to Piss. It dont belong together.




[/quote] mr. brown was refering to the publicity poster, i guess , not the films as such. The layout of poster is very simillar


#30

"Natural Born Killers isnt a QT film, its an Oliver Stone piece of shit film based on QT’s original story."



calling NBK a peice of shit film is redicilous, seriously