He has won Oscars for his shocking and still provocative film, but after his next two films wrap up, Quentin Tarantino has confirmed he is retiring and walking away from his career as a director.
While at Adobe Max, a creativity conference at the San Diego Convention Center, Tarantino confirmed the rumors that he was ending his work after 10 films, meaning he has two more to go.
"Drop the mic. Boom. Tell Everybody. 'Match that s**t,'" he said.
At the same conference, Tarantino also revealed his personal definition of success, saying that if he is considered one of the best when his careers end, then he would find himself to be successful.
"Hopefully, the way I define success when I finish my career is that I'm considered one of the greatest filmmakers that ever lives. And going further, a great artist, not just filmmaker," he said.
Among the final two films he will direct is one that he teases earlier this year as a "Bonnie and Clyde-esque" tale that is set in 1930s Australia.
Tarantino's career has included his being the director of Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003), Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004), Inglorious Basterds (2009), Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair (2011), Django Unchained (2012) and The Hateful Eight (2015). He was nominated for Directing Oscars for Pulp Fiction and Inglorious Basterds, as well as screenplay nominations for those films and Django Unchained. He won the Screenplay Oscars for Pulp Fiction and Django.