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Django (1966)

Unrated | | Action, Western | December 1966 (USA)
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In the opening scene a lone man walks, behind him he drags a coffin. That man is Django. He rescues a woman from bandits and, later, arrives in a town ravaged by the same bandits. The scene... See full summary »

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José Bódalo ...
Gen. Hugo Rodriguez (as José Bodalo)
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Ángel Álvarez ...
Nathaniel the Bartender (as Angel Alvarez)
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Brother Jonathan (as Jimmy Douglas)
Simón Arriaga ...
Miguel (as Simon Arriaga)
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia ...
Klan Member (as Ivan Scratuglia)
Remo De Angelis ...
Ricardo (as Erik Schippers)
Rafael Albaicín ...
Member of Hugo's Gang (as Raphael Albaicin)
José Canalejas ...
Member of Hugo's Gang (as José Canalecas)
Eduardo Fajardo ...
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In the opening scene a lone man walks, behind him he drags a coffin. That man is Django. He rescues a woman from bandits and, later, arrives in a town ravaged by the same bandits. The scene for confrontation is set. But why does he drag that coffin everywhere and who, or what, is in it? Written by Michael Lawn <mlawn@attmail.com>

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Django. An audacious man of action, capable of a tender, hopeless love which could only last a day... But a day which was worth all eternity. See more »

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Action | Western

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December 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,150 (USA) (21 December 2012)

Gross:

$25,097 (USA) (1 February 2013)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The inspiration for Quentin Tarantino's film Django Unchained (2012), although it is not a remake of this film, despite the theme song being used in the opening credits and Franco Nero making a cameo opposite Jamie Foxx's Django. See more »

Goofs

When the Mexican bandit who whips Maria is about to flog her for the first time, the wounds that he makes can be seen for a fraction of a second before the whip actually hits Maria's back. See more »

Quotes

Nataniele: I sure never thought I'd end up grave-digging and not even getting paid for it, either. Anyhow, it's better to be above ground doing that than below ground doing nothing.
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Referenced in Django the Bastard (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Django (theme)
Lyrics by Franco Migliacci (as Migliacci) and Robert Mellin (uncredited)
Composed by Luis Bacalov (as Enriquez)
Conducted by Bruno Nicolai (uncredited)
Performed by Rocky Roberts
Published by General Music [it]
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A man and his coffin
12 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Franco Nero is Django, a man dragging a coffin behind him, seeking vengeance for the wrongs dealt to him and his loved one in the Western staple. When we first meet him he saves a hybrid girl from being horse-whipped. But which side is he playing for, and where do his loyalties really lie? Very enjoyable and the theme song is great, but avoid the dubbed version I implore you, as it's one of the worst one I've ever heard. Perhaps not as well known or as good as "the Man with No Name" trilogy, but well worth seeing none the less.

My Grade: B

Blue Underground DVD Extras: Part of BU's Spaghetti Western Collection. "Django- The One and Only" (13 minute documentary); Poster & Stills gallery; Talent Bios for Sergio Corbucci and Franco Nero; Theatrical Trailer (I have this film released by Anchor Bay as well, and while the BU version is superior, I'm keeping that one too because it has a nifty Django shoot out game and came paired with "Django Strikes Again")

Easter Eggs: Highlight the coffin for Trailers of "Django Kill!", "Run, Man, Run", and "A Man called Blade"


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