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Quentin Tarantino did have a favorite scene in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — but he recently revealed it was a moment audiences never saw.

In an interview with CinemaBlend’s ReelBlend podcast to promote his novelization of the 2019 Sony film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, the Oscar-winning writer-director gave more insight into his material and admitted he made a cut to the film that made both himself and DiCaprio emotional. However, the scene does take place in the novelization.

The moment in question is between DiCaprio’s Rick Dalton and Julia Butters’ Trudi Fraser (the young actress in the fictitious Lancer pilot within the film), who share an evening phone conversation after their first day on set, which is in the movie. Basically, the two share a moving conversation about how lucky they are to be in the business before they do a line reading of their following day’s scene. The moment is poignant, but also heartfelt, giving more insight into the Dalton character.

Tarantino said that was tough to say goodbye to in the cutting room — but he had no choice.

“That was my favorite scene in the script,” Tarantino said on the podcast. “So the idea that that wouldn’t be in the movie was unfathomable. That was my favorite scene in the script. I think it was probably Leo’s favorite scene that he shot. We were in tears. It was the only time— I’ve gotten misty-eyed every once in a while shooting this scene versus that scene. But that scene, I mean, Julia and I were in tears every time we finished every take. We were just really proud of that sequence.”

Tarantino further explained, “The reason it’s not in the film is — it’s a two-fold reason. It seems like an ending to the movie, which, actually was OK in the script, because in the script, I looked at everything that happens in February as part of a three-act structure — and then the stuff that happens on the night of the murder as an epilogue. But that was the wrong way to think about it. Once we started putting the movie together, the stuff that happens in August isn’t an epilogue, it’s the third act. We’ve got to look at it that way. And so, they pulled off the scene. The scene is terrific. It’s not about them. But when we really worked on assembly … we realized that after the Spahn Ranch, that ends the February section. There’s no coming back from that. That is the ending of that. And now we can’t just end it with the Spahn Ranch. So the idea is, after Spahn Ranch, we have to wrap up February as soon as we possibly can. And then once we do, then we go into August. And that happens a lot in movies. You drop scenes that are really terrific, but a timeline imposes itself on the cut.”

The entire moment is in the book and fans can even get a tiny glimpse of it in the film during the commercial for the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood novelization.

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was a different kind of movie for the writer-director. It didn’t rely on the conventions of existing genre films. In fact, as the story of a washed-up actor riddled with insecurities who once played a hard-as-nails, gun-toting cowboy in a TV western series, it was sort of a deconstruction of Tarantino’s past genre work.

At the very least, it was a deconstruction of the mythos surrounding movie stars. But it still had plenty of Tarantino’s pitch-black comedy and stylized violence. So, here are Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’s funniest and most shocking moments.

Funniest: Rick’s breakdown in his trailer

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Leonardo DiCaprio improvised this whole scene. He brought the idea to Quentin Tarantino on the set. Initially, Rick Dalton’s Lancer shoot was going to go smoothly. DiCaprio only suggested that Rick should start flubbing his lines to be able to stay in character and perform the scene as Rick would perform it, not how he would perform it.

This led to the two of them conceiving Rick’s breakdown in his trailer, a scene that Tarantino has compared to Taxi Driver. Rick’s meltdown is a hysterical scene, but there is an underlying drama in Rick refusing to accept that his best days are behind him. It’s a fear that we can all relate to.

Most shocking: George Spahn is sound asleep in bed

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From a Pop Tart sealing Vincent Vega’s fate to bullets tearing up the floorboards of a French dairy farm, we’ve come to expect any long, drawn-0ut, relatively calm scene in a Tarantino movie to end with something horrifying. In Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, when Cliff arrives at Spahn Ranch and finds a gaggle of creepy hippies living there, he suspects foul play.

They stand between Cliff and George Spahn, the owner of the ranch and an old friend of his, and refuse to let him into George’s bedroom, claiming he’s sleeping. When they finally let him in, Cliff cautiously approaches George’s room and, much to his (and the audience’s) surprise, everything the hippies said is true. George is sound asleep.

Funniest: Cliff fights Bruce Lee

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Cliff chuckles when Bruce Lee claims that he could beat Cassius Clay in a fight. Lee is offended by Cliff’s derision and they get into a confrontation that leads to a best-of-three sparring match. In the first fight, Lee takes a running start, jumps up, and kicks Cliff in the chest, knocking him to the ground. Cliff compliments the kick, then asks him to try it again.

The next time Lee goes to kick Cliff, Cliff grabs his leg and slams him into the side of a nearby car, denting the door. The fight is broken up when Randy’s wife Janet Miller, who didn’t even want to hire Cliff in the first place, objects to Cliff beating up the series’ lead and also reveals that it’s her car.

Most shocking: Cliff punches Clem until he replaces his tire

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After we expected a violent confrontation in George Spahn’s bedroom and it turned out to be a harmless situation, Tarantino still gave us the violence we were looking forward to. When he returns to Rick’s car, Cliff finds that one of the tires has been slashed. He identifies the culprit, Steve “Clem” Grogan, and tells him, “If something were to happen to my boss’ car, well, I’d get in trouble. Lucky for you, he’s got a spare. Fix it.”

Initially, Clem refuses to replace the tire. So, Cliff punches him in the face, picks him up by his hair, punches him in the face again, and repeats the process until he does it.

Funniest: Rick’s conversation with Trudi Fraser on the set of Lancer

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On the set of Lancer, as he waits to shoot his scenes, Rick meets a precocious child actor named Trudi Fraser. Although she’s only eight years old, she’s more mature than Rick, has a stronger grasp on the craft of acting (giving him a lesson in the virtues of method acting), and has more highbrow literary tastes, reading a biography of Walt Disney while Rick reads a pulp western novel.

Trudi is also more emotionally stable than Rick. As he breaks down crying, describing the has-been protagonist from his book, Trudi comes over to comfort him. Julia Butters played the scene (and all of her subsequent scenes) amazingly.

Most shocking: Cliff flirts with Pussycat

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Brad Pitt has been one of the moviegoing world’s most beloved leading men since the mid-‘90s. So, it was kind of shocking to see him playing a borderline sexual predator in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. After picking up Pussycat and offering to drive her out to Spahn Ranch, he flirts with her, despite the fact he’s a middle-aged man and she’s alarmingly young.

She instigates it, but Cliff goes along with it. He refuses to let her perform sexual acts on him without seeing some I.D. confirming that she’s over 18, but the fact that that’s the only roadblock is pretty disturbing.

Funniest: Rick confronts the “f****** hippies”

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When Rick comes out of his house in his bathrobe, a blender full of margaritas in hand, to tell the hippies that just pulled up to get their “mechanical a******” off his street, he inadvertently changes the course of (alternate) history. He assumes they came up his road to smoke pot in a secluded spot, but they actually came to scope out Sharon Tate’s house – the house next door to Rick’s – in anticipation of killing everyone inside.

Rick’s rant in his bathrobe, as he continues to swig margarita from his blender, causes the Manson Family murderers to change their plans and target the star of Bounty Law instead.

Most shocking: “The dude killed his f****** wife!”

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In 1969, years after Bounty Law went off the air, Cliff Booth is struggling to find work as a stuntman. When Rick Dalton asks his colleague Randy Miller to give Cliff a job, we find out why. Randy doesn’t “dig the vibe he brings on a set,” so he refuses to hire Cliff (at first). Rick asks if there’s some kind of beef between Cliff and Randy, and Randy simply says, “The dude killed his f****** wife!”

An ambiguous flashback sequence suggests that, yes, Cliff did kill his wife, but it may have been an accident. He was holding a harpoon gun, she was nagging him, and somehow, she died. That’s all we know for sure. It gives Cliff some ominous mystique.

Funniest: “Nah, it was dumber than that.”

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When the Manson Family murderers confront Cliff Booth in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’s big finale, they’re surprised at his nonchalance. He’s just smoked an acid-laced cigarette and, unbeknownst to them, he has a four-legged trick up his sleeve.

When Cliff recognizes Tex among the hippies he met on Spahn Ranch, he says, “You were on a horsie.” Tex says, “Yeah.” “Uh...You are...?” “I’m the Devil, and I’m here to do the Devil’s business.” Cliff cracks, “Nah, it was dumber than that. Something like...Rex.” When one of the other hippies says, “God, shoot him, Tex!,” Cliff remembers his name: “Tex!”

Most shocking: Brandy mauls Tex

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Seconds after joking with Tex about his name while Tex holds him at gunpoint, Cliff escalates the situation drastically. He clicks his tongue, which alerts Brandy to the danger, and Brandy jumps up from the couch and mauls Tex.

Since these people are based on real-life murderers who killed a pregnant woman and her friends on this night, Brandy’s attack acts as the latest in Quentin Tarantino’s long line of cinematic revenge fantasies, after Jewish soldiers killed Hitler and Django killed hundreds of white slavers. In this sense, there’s something gruesomely satisfying about Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’s blood-soaked finale.

What was the whole point of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood?

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Are there any inappropriate scenes in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood?

Sex & Nudity (5) In one scene, a woman's bikini bottoms are riding up her behind and takes up half the screen. A night sequence takes place at a Playboy event where women dance in outfits that show cleavage and lower body.nullOnce Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) - Parents Guide: Sex & Nuditywww.imdb.com › title › parentalguide › nuditynull

Why Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is great?

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a film that is aesthetically appealing from start to finish. Quentin Tarantino's interpretation of 1969 Hollywood is a lush world with superb detail. This movie serves as a love letter to the place Tarantino presumably grew up with. The cast features an All Star ensemble of actors.nullReviews: Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood - IMDbm.imdb.com › title › reviewsnull

Was Once Upon a Time in Hollywood a hit or a flop?

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