Quentin Tarantino: The director’s 30 best characters, from Cliff Booth to Mia Wallace

Featuring some of the greatest characters in cinema history

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood trailer

People have strong opinions, both good and bad, about films directed by Quentin Tarantino, but he's a filmmaker whose new releases must be seen – if only in order in order to debate whether they rank up there with Pulp Fiction (1994) or way down with The Hateful Eight (2017).

Even if viewers don't like a particular Tarantino film, there'll probably be a small part they do like, thanks to his knack for creating fantastic characters – not to mention casting the perfect people in those roles.

It's no surprise that actors including Samuel L Jackson, Uma Thurman and Leonardo DiCaprio rush to be in his films – all three of whom have turned in some of their best performances in Tarantino films.

We’ve ranked the best 30 characters to appear in Tarantino's film.

Click through the gallery below to see who made the cut.

Tarantino’s most recent film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, is available to stream on NOW.

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