Has helmed several critically and financially successful films, including Jackie Brown (1997), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Inglourious Basterds (2009), and Django Unchained (2012).
Was at one point in his life considering to become a novelist.
Said The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Mario Bava's Black Sabbath (1963), and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) influenced him the most as a director.