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Django (1966)

 -  Western  -  December 1966 (USA)
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A coffin-dragging gunslinger enters a town caught between two feuding factions, the KKK and a gang of Mexican Bandits. That man is Django, and he is caught up in a struggle against both parties.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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José Bódalo ...
Gen. Hugo Rodriguez (as José Bodalo)
Loredana Nusciak ...
Ángel Álvarez ...
Nathaniel the Bartender (as Angel Alvarez)
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Brother Jonathan (as Jimmy Douglas)
Simón Arriaga ...
Miguel
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia ...
Klan Member (as Ivan Scratuglia)
Remo De Angelis ...
Mexican Officer (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 ...
Maj. Jackson
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Storyline

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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Plot Keywords:

bandit | coffin | gang | rescue | cowboy | See more »

Taglines:

Django, have you always been alone? Django, you must face another day. See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

December 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jango  »

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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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(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film spawned hundreds of unofficial sequels. Some were incorrectly titled Django, and were only titled so to cash in on the original. The film was so popular in Germany that almost every Franco Nero western there bears the Django name. See more »

Goofs

Modern suburbs can be seen in the distance behind Brother Jonathan in his close-up when he creeps in from the alley. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Maj. Jackson: [threatens Django with his weapon] Start praying if you like, I don't mind. It's a smart thing to do when you know that death is coming for you. Oh, haven't you got your burial suit with you? We'll have to leave you to the vultures. So now begin your prayer... I can't hear you!
Django: Can you hear this?
[shoots Major Jackson and his gang]
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Soundtracks

Django
(theme)
Lyrics by Franco Migliacci (as Migliacci)
Composed by Luis Bacalov (as Enriquez)
Performed by Rocky Roberts
Published by General Music [it]
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"DJANGOOOOO!"
11 September 2000 | by (CALIfornia) – See all my reviews

If you've already seen Leone's FISTFULL OF DOLLARS a million times like I have, then you might be a little dissapointed when watching this one, since it's basically the same thing. Only difference here is that there's a little bit of gore which can upset a few people. And the dubbing is pretty awful, It sounds like the same guy who voices over 3 other characters in the film.

I could go on about some other distractions, but I'm not here to pan this flick.As a matter of fact, I LIKE IT! You have to realize that this film was a stepping-stone for the action genre that has continued to this day. So give credit where credit is due!

Perhaps my favorite part of the film is the opener, Django himself, walking (What? No horse?) through a dark,cold,muddy world, dragging his good ol' mysterious coffin and being accompanied by the music of the title song (A catchy tune which sounds like a combination of Elvis and the Moody Blues).

What follows next is common in "Spaghetti-land", so If you love these films or have never seen any, be obliged to take a peek at this flick.


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