To date, the closest filmmaker Quentin Tarantino have come to make a simple horror film death Proof, despite being a huge horror fan. So much so that it has influenced his non-horror films and there is no denying the genre for his next productions. Now we can add another terrifying horror film to the Oscar-winning filmmaker’s favourite, one he wished he had directed himself.
in an interview last night dana carvewho is filling jimmy kimley Feather Jimmy Kimmel Live, the comedian asked Tarantino about the last film he saw, which made him think he would have been the person to direct it. Tarantino’s answer? battle Royale,
“I’m a big fan of Japanese film battle Royalewho who hunger games was based on hunger games just tore it up. it was awesome to direct battle Royale,” He told Carve.
The hyperviolent Japanese film, released in 2000, sees 42 high school students set loose on an island and pit against each other until only one remains. If they did not comply, their explosive collar would explode. It is to kill or to be killed. battle Royale Koshun was based on a controversial novel by Takami and directed by Kinji Fukasaku.
Of course, Tarantino fans won’t be surprised by his selection; he is constantly named battle Royale In his top twenty films of all time. Even He Cast battle Royale Star Chiaki Kuriyama as Gogo Yubari a few years later Kill Bill: Volume 1, But it is interesting to note that his love for the film still hasn’t waned at all.
If you haven’t seen Tarantino’s fave yet, battle Royale Now available to stream on Freevy, Plex, Pluto TV, Roku, Tubi and Vudu.
You can watch the full interview below, where the filmmaker also talks about his son’s love for zombies, Once Upon a Time in HollywoodScooby-Doo, and more.