How well do you remember "The Hateful Eight"? Quiz

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Take our quiz on Tarantino's blood-in-the-snow western thriller and find out!

In which state is "The Hateful Eight" set?

It takes place outside the fictitious town of Red Rock, Wyoming.

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What is the last name of Kurt Russell's bounty hunter?

"Ruth" is an archaic term for "gentleness," so it's really not appropriate.

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What was John Ruth's nickname?

He earns it because he insists on capturing his fugitives alive and delivering them to the hangman.

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What is the last name of the fugitive, Daisy?

She's said to be a killer, but we don't learn the details of her crimes.

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From whom does Major Marquis Warren have a personal letter?

Don't laugh about Django. though -- that Tarantino character was originally supposed to have a role in this film.

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Chris Mannix is a "Lost Causer." What does this make him?

He and Daisy almost bond over their dislike of black people and Warren in particular.

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Why does Chris Mannix say he's going to Red Rock?

Whether he is telling the truth is left up to the viewer.

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What is the name of the lodging where the stagecoach stops?

Oddly, a "haberdashery" makes clothes, usually for men.

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How many people are on the stagecoach when it arrives at Minnie's?

It makes you wonder how much a six-horse team could really pull.

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Who plays the hangman, Oswaldo Mobray?

He uses his native accent -- or a version of it -- in the movie.

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How do the lodge's guests have to secure the door?

People yelling, "You have to nail it shut!" is one of the film's recurring bits.

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What kind of game board is on the table in front of General Smithers?

Smithers was playing chess with "Sweet Dave" earlier.

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What angers John Ruth at the dinner table?

It's Mannix who realizes this, and Warren confirms it.

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Why does Warren carry the fake letter?

Given that it's not real, he did a good acting job, feigning outrage when Daisy spit on it.

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Which two characters play a musical instrument in the film?

Bob plays "Silent Night" on the piano, and Daisy plays a folk ballad on the guitar.

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Where does Joe Gage (Michael Madsen) say he is going?

Gage is the quiet type, and for that reason no one seems to trust him.

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What suspicious item is lodged in the floorboards at Minnie's?

Later, we see that the jar of candy shattered during the violent takeover of the haberdashery.

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What does John Ruth do after Daisy finishes her folk song?

Russell famously smashed a vintage guitar from a museum, because he wasn't told it needed to be swapped out for a replica.

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Which two characters die of the poisoned coffee?

Ruth's death scene is particularly revolting, as he vomits blood onto Daisy's face.

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Who in the group does a Sherlock Holmes-style exposition of the poisonings?

In particular, he hammers away at the identity of "Bob" the Mexican and whether Minnie really would have left him in charge.

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Who at Minnie's has a dedicated chair?

Tarantino has said that Sweet Dave and Minnie were to be a slave and owner who fell in love -- a story thread that might have proven controversial.

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What is (or was) Minnie's last name?

We hear her full name in the "The Four Passengers" segment.

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Which person was stabbed, not shot?

He's stabbed when the Domingre Gang takes over Minnie's Haberdashery.

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Where is Jody hiding the entire time?

This allows Jody to shoot Warren in a very delicate place.

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What relationship is Jody to Daisy?

He's "Jody Domingre," while her name is "Daisy Domergue."

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Why do Daisy and Jody have slightly different last names?

In early America, with poor literacy and no mass media, misspellings and variant names easily took root.

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Who plays "Six-Horse Judy," the stage driver?

What a New Zealander is doing as a stagecoach driver in 1870s Wyoming is never explained.

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Why do the Domingre Gang members let General Smithers live?

Smithers makes no effort to tip off the others.

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How does Daisy die?

"Murdering bastards, you got to hang," Ruth tells them earlier in the film.

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Which two characters are still alive at the film's end?

Don't be too happy, though -- we're led to believe they can't possibly survive.

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Was-it-true bonus round! Did Warren really kill General Smithers' son the way he said he did?

Many fans believe Warren did kill CC Smithers, but embellished the details so Smithers would try to shoot him.

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Was-it-true bonus round! Were there really 15 gang members waiting in Red Rock?

The consensus: Daisy would do anything to save her own life at this point. Besides, why wouldn't they descend on Minnie's when the weather was good, like the other four did?

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Was-it-true bonus round! Was the Lincoln letter real or fake?

The consensus is that it's fake: Warren says it is, and doesn't change his story at the end, where there's nothing left to gain.

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Which actor/actress was nominated for an Oscar for "Hateful Eight"?

Ennio Morricone was also nominated for the score, and Robert Richardson for cinematography. Morricone won.

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"The Hateful Eight" was boycotted for which reason?

Tarantino referred to the shootings as "murders," which didn't sit well with officers or their professional organizations.

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Which of these actors had never worked with Tarantino before?

Viggo Mortenson was considered for Jody, but couldn't commit; Katee Sackhoff read for Daisy but was thought to be too young.

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Throughout the film, many people were actually in Minnie's Haberdashery?

So why it's "The Hateful Eight"? Maybe just for the rhyme, and because it's Tarantino's eighth film.

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