Kill Bill: Volume 2 is a 2004 American martial arts film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is the second of two volumes that were released several months apart. It was originally scheduled for a single theatrical release, but was divided into two films with its running time being over four hours. Kill Bill: Volume 1 was released in late 2003, and Kill Bill: Volume 2 was released in early 2004. It stars Uma Thurman as the Bride, who continues her rampage of revenge against an assassination squad led by Bill (David Carradine).