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Pulp Fiction

Fonts Used In the Pulp Fiction Movie Poster

About Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American black comedy crime film directed by famous filmmaker Quentin Tarantino. Tarantino also served as the movie’s screenwriter.

Pulp Fiction stars an ensemble of Hollywood A-listers, including John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, and Bruce Willis. Other lead actors include Tim Roth, Uma Thurman, Ving Rhames, Harvey Keital, and Amanda Plummer.

The movie follows the story of two dreaded Los Angeles mobsters Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson), whose lives are intertwined by a series of unrelated events. Vincent and Jules’ lives are further interwoven by those of their boss, Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames) and his actress wife Mia (Uma Thurman). At the center of the plot is also a struggling boxer named Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis), a master fixer called (Winston Wolfe (Harvey Keital), and two small-time gangsters played by Tim Roth and Amanda Plummer.

Pulp Fiction Font

The Pulp Fiction movie poster appears to have been designed in a font known as Aachen Bold.

Aachen Bold is a variation of Aachen, a relatively popular slab-serif typeface created by Colin Brignall, Jim Wasco, and Alan Meeks. The font is published through International Typeface Corporation (ITC). It was first released in 1969.

Aachen Bold font stands out for its beautiful bold strokes. That makes it particularly suitable for using on titles of a movie, website, newspaper, or magazine. Other design projects where you can apply this font to include on quotes, t-shirt printing, book covers, and homeware designs.

In addition to Aachen Bold, the original font in the Pulp Fiction movie seems to have been inspired by several other typefaces. Examples include Neue Aachen and Times New Roman.

Neue Aachen comes from the same family as Aachen. Which implies that it’s also designed by Colin Brignall, Jim Wasco, and Alan Meeks, and published by ITC.

Times New Roman needs no introduction. The font was designed by Stanley Morison and Victor Lardent, and subsequently commissioned in 1931 by the British newspaper The Times. It was published by font foundry Monotype Imaging.

Where to Download Pulp Fiction Fonts

As already mentioned, Aachen Bold is the typeface that bears the closest resemblance to the original font used in the Pulp Fiction movie poster. You can download this font from Myfonts if you wish to use it for personal and commercial usage.

The download process is as easy as selecting your desired Aachen style and then clicking on the link “Add to Cart.” You can download Pulp Fiction’s Aachen Bold or go for a near-similar version called Aachen Medium. However, note that these styles come at a cost of $39 each.

There are also several alternatives to Aachen Bold that you can try out. Examples include Neue Aachen available on My Fonts ( website and Times New Roman on The Fonts Family (

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