Quentin Tarantino Reveals What He Thinks Is The Best Movie He’s Ever Made

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Legendary writer and director Quentin Tarantino told digital radio host Howard Stern “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood” is his best movie ever in an interview Tuesday.

The epic film, starring everyone from Margot Robbie to Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, is a fictionalized journey through 1960s Hollywood. Chronicling a faux-interpretation of the events surrounding the golden era cinema, the Manson Family, and what evolved into the industry we know today, “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood” is absolutely one of Tarantino’s best films.

“For years people used to ask me stuff like that,” Tarantino told Stern. “And I would say something like, ‘Oh, they’re all my children.’ I really do think ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ is my best movie.”

When all was said and done, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” grossed $374 million worldwide at the box office and received 10 Academy Award nominations, and a major win for Pitt, according to Variety. On paper and in Tarantino’s mind, it’s easy to see why this film in his catalog ranks so highly.

But then again, when was the last time anyone saw a bad movie by this legitimately exceptional writer and director? There are only a handful of Tarantino movies I haven’t seen, and to this day, “Reservoir Dogs” remains my all-time favorite film (although I tend to go a little “High Fidelity” and do all my top favorite films, bands in sets of five). (RELATED: ‘Yellowstone’ Creator Casts Three Faces Many Viewers Have Seen For His New CIA Drama)

“Inglourious Basterds,” “Pulp Fiction,” and “The Hateful Eight,” these films changed cinema when they were released.

So has Tarantino ever actually made a bad movie? You tell me.