Ticket sales were low despite mostly positive reviews. He grew bored with the James Best Acting School and quit after two years although he made a point of keeping in touch with all his acting friends. 1990s
In January 1992 Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs was screened at the Sundance Film Festival and was an immediate hit.
Filmmaker and historian Peter Bogdanovich has called him "the single most influential director of his generation. 1 (2003) and Vol. 2 (2004) – a highly stylized "revenge flick" in the cinematic traditions of Chinese martial arts spaghetti westerns and Italian horror.