Grindhouse is a 2007 anthology film: a double feature consisting of two feature-length segments directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino bookended by trailers for "coming attractions," advertisements, and in-theratre announcements reminicent of those typical in US theaters in the 1970s. The film's name comes from the slang term "grindhouse," that refers to a type of theater in the United States. During the 1960s and continuing through to the 1980s, these theaters would typically show double or even triple features of exploitation films.
Rodriguez's feature is a zombie film entitled Planet Terror. Set in a rural Texas town, a deadly gas is released into that air that causes many of its inhabitants to become infected and turn into festering, zombie-like creatures.
Tarantino's segment is called Death Proof. In it, a crazed stunt man targets young women, murdering them with his "death proof" stunt car. Each segment is preceded by faux trailers for exploitation films in other genres.
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