'Pulp Fiction' stars reunite at the Oscars to reveal what was inside the briefcase

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Pulp Fiction fans were treated to a reunion at the Oscars as Uma Thurman, Samuel L Jackson and John Travolta took to the stage and finally revealed what was inside the briefcase.

The 1994 hit Quentin Tarantino film's stars were at the Academy Awards to announce who had won best actor, but the moment was a special one for them, too, as they recreated part of their famous dance routine.

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As Thurman and Travolta danced together on stage, Jackson said: "Some actors stay in character through an entire shoot, and some, well, they just never let it go."

US actress Uma Thurman (L), US actor Samuel L. Jackson (C) and US actor John Travolta dance onstage during the 94th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 27, 2022. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)
The actors recreated their famous dance. (Getty Images) (ROBYN BECK via Getty Images)

His co-stars chipped in with Pulp Fiction references as Thurman said: "Maybe later we'll have a $5 milkshake," and Travolta added: "How about a Royale with cheese?"

Standing at the podium, Jackson said: "Pulp Fiction was a masterpiece, but these two think it was all about a dance contest."

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Pointing out the film's famous briefcase and its mysterious contents, he continued: "All of the murder and mayhem that occurred in two hours and 45 minutes was about what was in here.

"And at the end of the film, they stopped the reveal, and the audience was left to draw their own conclusions about the meaning."

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 27: (L-R) Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, and John Travolta speak onstage during the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on March 27, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
Samuel L Jackson took the winner announcement from the briefcase. (Getty Images) (Neilson Barnard via Getty Images)

Jackson then opened the briefcase to reveal a golden winner's envelope containing the name of who had been chosen for best actor.

However, the reunion was overshadowed by the winner being Will Smith for King Richard as he had got up on stage and hit comedian Chris Rock earlier in the ceremony for making a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith's alopecia.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - March 27, 2022.    Will Smith slaps Chris Rock onstage during the show  at the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood on Sunday, March 27, 2022.  (Myung Chun / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Will Smith slapped Chris Rock onstage during the show. (Getty Images) (Myung Chun via Getty Images)

Smith used his speech as an opportunity to apologise for his actions as he tearfully said: "I want to apologise to the Academy, I want to apologise to all my fellow nominees."

He added: "Art imitates life. I look like the crazy father, just like they said. I look like the crazy father just like they said about Richard Williams. But love will make you do crazy things."

Ending his winner's speech, he said: "I’m hoping the Academy invites me back."

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