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  • Apr 29th 2013 at 10:15AM
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Quentin Tarantino fans will likely remember Vincent Vega's cherry 1964 Chevrolet Malibu Convertible in Pulp Fiction. In a movie drenched in automotive references, the Malibu is very nearly a character in and of itself, and it serves as the subject of Vega's soliloquy about the kind of man who vandalizes another's automobile. It also happened to be Tarantino's personal car when the film was shot, and was apparently stolen shortly after production wrapped. Now police have located the car some 19 years later.

As it turns out, the thieves cloned the vehicle identification number from another '64 Malibu and had the car registered under the new digits. It was then sold to an unsuspecting buyer. Police happened upon the duplicate VINs while investigating another potential theft. Right now, it's unclear whether Tarantino has taken possession of the Chevrolet, if it has remained in the possession of the fraud victim, or whether it's caught somewhere in the gears of justice. Either way, you can catch Vega's memorable thoughts on the car keying in the Pulp Fiction clip below. But consider yourself warned: the video contains explicit language as Not Safe For Work as it comes.

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      • 2 Years Ago
      Pulp fiction was 19 years ago!!??!! Sweet cuppin cakes that makes me feel old.
      • 2 Years Ago
      A great movie and a big fan of Tarantino, I think he represents the best of the cutting edge directors today and history will in time reflect that. Richard from Amish Stories
      • 2 Years Ago
      Gah! I really hate it when AB has a link to a car and all it does is link to all the AB articles about that brand or model. I expected to see some sweet 1964 Malibu, instead I get the ghastly 2013.
      • 2 Years Ago
      I think the thieves should get a personal visit from Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield. It should be the last visit they get in this world.
      Justin Shaw
      • 2 Years Ago
      Favorite movie period. Followed by django unchained