In the below clip writer/director Quentin Tarantino talks with AFI Conservatory Dean Richard Gladstein and AFI Fellows at the AFI Conservatory’s Opening Day on August 21, 2017 about filmmaking. He cites how he used the last ten minutes from the Asian movie “City on Fire” to create a different storyline for his feature film “Reservoir Dogs”. In the past, Tarantino faced a lot of criticism for this decision.
Below are excerpts from the movie “City on Fire” and “Reservoir Dogs” played one after another.
Here are more movies that may or may not have directly inspired Tarantino.