Talk:Death Proof

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Title[edit]

At the begining of the extended edition, there's a title card with the title "DEATH PROOF" over the "real" title (rpobably a pun of how foreign films get their names changed), but I haven't had a chance to check it frame by frame, what does it say? I believe it's Rolling Thunder, but I can't remember as I've only seen it once.Vicco Lizcano (talk) 15:03, 18 January 2008 (UTC) (Hey! Listen!)

and its not about foreign films changing their title, its supposed to be like two separate movies cut together into one, thats why there are tw casts of characters for the separate segments and there is an obvious change in cinematography and color halfway through —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.112.202.169 (talk) 06:53, 10 March 2009 (UTC)

Arlene's death[edit]

"and Arlene's face is torn off by Mike's front wheels". The sound of motor makes it more like rear wheel to me. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 87.207.94.230 (talk) 15:49, 29 January 2008 (UTC)

Added to Kill Bill References[edit]

Right after the dialogue where the Bride says "and she took part in the assassination of 9 people... she should have made it 10" in Kill Bill, they're portraying the Viper Assassination Squad punching the Bride by turns, with Lucy Liu's character ending with a kick. This was repeated in Death Proof, against Stuntman Mike. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 124.217.40.52 (talk) 05:23, 30 January 2008 (UTC)

Just like an exploitation filmmaker to rip-off a riff from a better movie. Naaman Brown (talk) 18:10, 24 September 2009 (UTC)

Article status[edit]

I have cleaned up the articles for Planet Terror and Death Proof, deleted parts that were either unsourced or were not specific to each individual film, and have basically tried to rework each article into something respectful into each individual work and to try not to treat the films as a single work, as the article had previously done due to the fact that the articles were copied out of the Grindhouse (film) article, and not properly. Basically, the articles are now a lot better looking and more specific to each individual film. As the "missing reel" title card only appeared in the US "double feature" version of Death Proof did not appear in the non-double feature version of that film, the "missing reels" info only appears in the Grindhouse and Planet Terror articles. The information about the fake trailers only appears in the Grindhouse article, as the separated version of Planet Terror only contains the Machete trailer, and Death Proof does not feature any trailers. I have also added development information from the Grindhouse article to the Planet Terror and Death Proof articles. (Sugar Bear (talk) 15:40, 2 March 2008 (UTC))

Trivia Sections[edit]

The reverts I made were with respect to WP:TRIVIA. Those lists were nothing more than trivia. Some relevant, most not. If you want, include it into the body of the article, otherwise, it stays off the page. Tool2Die4 (talk) 18:07, 11 March 2008 (UTC)

More Trivia/Cultural References[edit]

Added a trivia entry regarding Nicky Katt's role as the convenience store clerk. The store he works in is called the Circle A. This is a very obvious reference to the 1996 film subUrbia, in which he starred, where a group of teenagers in the movie convene around a convenience store of the same name. I invite you to clean up my presentation of the fact, as I'm no english major. I'm sure someone can make it sound better. But because of how obvious this fact is, (possibly could be classified as a cultural reference), I feel it should be included.

The appearance of characters from Kill Dan, such as Jasper the Rapist, should not be included in the plot description of this film unless it is actually germane to the plot of Death Proof. What happens to Jasper the Rapist in Kill Bill is not really part of the plot of Death Proof at all. ChargersFan (talk) 20:52, 24 July 2008 (UTC)


Mickey Rourke[edit]

Mickey Rourke was to supposed to play the lead in this film. For undisclosed motives, he withdrew from the project. The film's script includes his name, along with Zoe Bell, as the lead actor and actress. I'm not sure we should include this information in the article.

Plot Summary[edit]

Should it not be noted that the plot summary is for the single release version of the movie, and not the "Grindhouse" double feature? Naaman Brown (talk) 15:07, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

As this is about Death Proof, not Grindhouse, no. -mattbuck (Talk) 03:12, 11 December 2009 (UTC)

In the unrated version of Death Proof, Zoë Bell is the one who lands the final blow before the credits roll. Can anyone confirm that Abernathy landed the final blow in the theatrical release? Dan the Hat (talk) 02:49, 31 December 2009 (UTC)

Reception[edit]

How come there's no reception section? -mattbuck (Talk) 03:12, 11 December 2009 (UTC)

Merge with List of characters in Death Proof[edit]

This article provides more information about the characters in Death Proof than the character list does. There is no need for the duplication of this information on a separate page. As such, List of characters in Death Proof should be merged here. Neelix (talk) 13:57, 24 June 2010 (UTC)

Abernathy Ross - Kill[edit]

In the section on Abernathy Ross it says that she delivers the kick that kills Mike. This is wrong. If you look at the scene, it's actually Zoe who performs the lethal kick. --93.104.173.87 (talk) 17:30, 7 February 2011 (UTC)

Incorrect. There's a short scene after the 'Written and Directed by' that shows Abernathy kills him with the axe kick. Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYt9AlsgPCo#t=1m05s — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jbc564 (talkcontribs) 09:00, 25 June 2011 (UTC)

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