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The Inglorious Bastards (1978) More at IMDbPro »Quel maledetto treno blindato (original title)


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Director:
Writers:
Sandro Continenza (written by) &
Sergio Grieco (written by) ...
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Release Date:
December 1981 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Whatever the Dirty Dozen did they do it dirtier! See more »
Plot:
In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony... See more » | Add synopsis »
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These guys are doin' a coupla things and a coupla things only, not just killin' Nazis. See more (43 total) »

Cast

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Bo Svenson ... Lt. Robert Yeager
Peter Hooten ... Tony

Fred Williamson ... Pvt. Fred Canfield
Michael Pergolani ... Nick
Jackie Basehart ... Berle

Michel Constantin ... Veronique
Debra Berger ... Nicole
Raimund Harmstorf ... Adolf Sachs

Ian Bannen ... Col. Charles Thomas Buckner
Flavio Andreini ... Examination Corporal
Peter Boom ... German Officer on Train
Vito Fornari ... SS Officer
Manfred Freyberger ... SS Commander

Joshua Sinclair ... The Sergeant (as John Loffredo)
Mike Morris ... Colonel Hauser
Donald O'Brien ... SS Commander of Convoy (as Donald O'Brian)
Gerard Schwarz ... German Telephone Operator
Bryan Rostron ... German Scientist (as Rostron Brian Torquil)
Massimo Vanni ... French Resistance Member
Bill Vanders ... German General on Train (as William Vanders)
Mauro Vestri ... French Resistance Member
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nick Alexander ... Examination Corporal (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Enzo G. Castellari ... German Officer (uncredited)
Larry Dolgin ... Marshall / Sachs (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Ulla Johannsen ... Naked Woman with Machine Gun (uncredited)
Rocco Lerro ... German Gate Guard (uncredited)
Edward Mannix ... Redneck Bastard (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Pietro Plinio Quinzi ... French Reisistenace Member (uncredited)
Roberto Sbarigia ... German Mortar Officer (uncredited)
Franco Ukmar ... American Troop Leader (uncredited)
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Directed by
Enzo G. Castellari 
 
Writing credits
Sandro Continenza (written by) &
Sergio Grieco (written by) &
Romano Migliorini (written by) &
Laura Toscano (written by) &
Franco Marotta (written by)

Sandro Continenza  screenplay &
Sergio Grieco  screenplay &
Romano Migliorini  screenplay &
Alberto Piferi  dialogue collaboration &
Franco Marotta  screenplay &
Laura Toscano  screenplay

Sandro Continenza (dialogue) &
Sergio Grieco (dialogue) &
Romano Migliorini (dialogue) &
Laura Toscano (dialogue) &
Franco Marotta (dialogue)

Produced by
Roberto Sbarigia .... producer
 
Original Music by
Francesco De Masi 
 
Cinematography by
Giovanni Bergamini (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Gianfranco Amicucci 
 
Production Design by
Pier Luigi Basile  (as Pierluigi Basile)
Aurelio Crugnola 
 
Set Decoration by
Pier Luigi Basile  (as Pierluigi Basile)
Aurelio Crugnola 
 
Costume Design by
Ugo Pericoli 
 
Makeup Department
Giancarlo De Leonardis .... hair stylist
Giovanni Morosi .... makeup artist (as Gianni Morosi)
 
Production Management
Ennio Di Meo .... unit manager
Pino Mangogna .... unit manager
Roberto Sbarigia .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mario Maffei .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Enrico Sanchini .... drapes
 
Sound Department
Nick Alexander .... dubbing editor
Domenico Dubbini .... sound recordist
Mario Ottavi .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Gino De Rossi .... special effects
Antonio Margheriti .... special effects: miniatures unit (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Rocco Lerro .... stunt coordinator
Angelo Ragusa .... stunts
Clemente Ukmar .... stunts
Franco Ukmar .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gianfranco Massa .... still photographer
Luciano Micheli .... key grip
Silvano Michisanti .... gaffer
Enrico Priori .... assistant camera
Stefano Sbarigia .... assistant camera
Otello Spila .... camera operator
Gaetano Valle .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Otello Polci .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Roberto Amicucci .... second assistant editor
Cesarina Casini .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Francesco De Masi .... conductor
 
Other crew
Silvia Caperna .... administrator
Gioia Donati .... script supervisor
Armando Grilli .... armorer
Egle Guarino .... script supervisor
Alfonso Licata .... administrator
Adalberto Spadoni .... production accountant
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Quel maledetto treno blindato" - Italy (original title)
"Counterfeit Commandos" - USA (reissue title)
"Deadly Mission" - USA (video title)
"G.I. Bro" - USA (recut version)
"Hell's Heroes" - USA (video title)
"The Dirty Bastard" - Philippines (English title)
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Runtime:
99 min | UK:90 min (cut version) | Germany:76 min (cut version)
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Language:
Color:
Color (Telecolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-18 (uncut) (2007) | Finland:K-16 (cut) (1978) | France:U | Germany:18 (DVD rating) | Hong Kong:IIB | Iceland:16 | Italy:T | Netherlands:16 (US version) | Norway:(Banned) (original rating) | Norway:15 (uncut DVD version) (2007) | Norway:16 (Video rating) (1988) | Norway:16 (video) (1981) (unrated video version) | Norway:(Banned) (1978-2003) (cinema release) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:M18 | Spain:13 | Sweden:(Banned) | Sweden:15 (video rating) | UK:15 | USA:R | West Germany:18 (nf)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Fred Williamson did his own stunts.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: A wire can be seen pulling a soldier during a grenade explosion in the first battle with the Waffen-SS.See more »
Quotes:
[last lines]
Tony:Nicole! Nicole.
Nicole:Tony! Tony!
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FAQ

Is Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds based on the movie
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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
These guys are doin' a coupla things and a coupla things only, not just killin' Nazis., 1 December 2009
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

Enzo Castellari's B movie "Quel maledetto treno blindato" is nowadays probably most recognizable because its English title "The Inglorious Bastards" inspired the title of Quentin Tarantino's 2009 movie. Castellari's movie contains a similar plot, with American GIs killing Nazis. In this case, our heroes are about to get taken to prison at the beginning, when their captors get killed by Nazi gunfire. So, the now free convicts decide to make their way to neutral Switzerland. Along the way, there's plenty of goose-stepping goons to shoot, and there's even some hot women. The main point of the movie is to show Fred Williamson off as a cool tough guy.

So, this isn't one that you're supposed to interpret as a Fellini-style film. This is pure, unadulterated fun. Really cool.

I bet that Brad Pitt's comment at the end of Tarantino's version not only reflected what Tarantino probably assumed about his movie, but what Castellari probably assumed about this one.

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