Did Tarantino Steal 'Reservoir Dogs' From An 80's Hong Kong Action Flick? (VIDEO)

06/30/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Warning: Tarantino lovers are about to have their world turned upside down. As part of Rotten Tomatoes' "Homage Or Stealing?" series, Tarantino's debut film "Reservoir Dogs" is exposed for being uncannily similar to an 80's Hong Kong action movie. Yes, "City On Fire", starring Chow Yun-Fat, was made five years earlier and pulls some of the same stunts as the jewel thieves and undercover cop in "Reservoir Dogs". Take a look and decide for yourself: is Tarantino's work an homage or a case of grand-theft-movie?

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