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Manitou's Shoe (2001)

Der Schuh des Manitu (original title)
Abahachi, Chief of the Apache Indians, and his blood brother Ranger maintain peace and justice in the Wild West. One day, Abahachi needs to take up a credit from the Shoshone Indians to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Abahachi / Winnetouch / Grauer Star (extended edition) (as Michael Bully Herbig)
Christian Tramitz ...
Ranger
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Santa Maria (as Sky Du Mont)
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Uschi
Hilmi Sözer ...
Hombre
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Tim Wilde ...
John
Siegfried Terpoorten ...
Jim
Robinson Reichel ...
Joe
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Jack
Irshad Panjatan ...
Tim Sikyea ...
Berater Schoschone #1
Robert Alan Packard ...
Berater Schoschone #2
Salvatore Pascale ...
Kleiner Schoschone
Antonio Ramirez ...
Falscher Hase
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Storyline

Abahachi, Chief of the Apache Indians, and his blood brother Ranger maintain peace and justice in the Wild West. One day, Abahachi needs to take up a credit from the Shoshone Indians to finance his tribe's new saloon. Unfortunately Santa Maria, who sold the saloon, betrays Abahachi, takes the money and leaves. Soon, the Shoshones are on the warpath to get their money back, and Abahachi is forced to organize it quickly. Luckily, he, his twin brother Winnetouch, beautiful dancer Uschi and the Greek Dimitri each own a quarter of a treasure map that leads them to 'the shoe of Manitu'. There, Santa Maria already awaits them to take their new treasure away as well. But he did not think about the determination of Abahachi's team. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Die neue Komödie von Bully

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Comedy | Western

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19 July 2001 (Germany)  »

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Budget:

DEM 7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,379,145 (Germany) (10 August 2001)
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Trivia

When Abahachi shows Ranger the picture of his father, he actually shows Pierre Brice playing the title character in Winnetou: The Last Shot (1965). He tells Ranger that his father could speak French fluently and nobody knows why. Pierre Brice in from France. See more »

Goofs

In the tap dance sequence before starting to sing the Superperforator song, the scratch in the parquet that Sky Dumont makes in the main tap dance can already be seen. See more »

Quotes

Santa Maria: Soon I'll be the richest man in the West. I could even take you for my wife.
Uschi: What would I do with your wife?
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Crazy Credits

"Erkan" and "Stefan", the duo known from Erkan & Stefan (2000), introduce the film to the audience. See more »

Connections

Spoofs A Fistful of Dollars (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Superperforator
Written by Dieter Holesch and Ecco Meinecke
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User Reviews

 
Favorite Movie!!!!
2 September 2005 | by (Pennsylvania, United States) – See all my reviews

This is by far the best German film I have ever seen, and it is most definitely one of the funniest I've ever seen in my entire life. The comedic timing with Abahachi and Ranger were perfect, and Winnietouch added even more of a twist and even more laughs - being a gay Indian. This movie was meant to bash a German writer back in (I'm not sure) the late 1800's who wrote about the American Wild West, even though he had never been there. So of course, his stories were ridiculous and often hard to believe. "Der Schuh des Manitu" embodies everything a spoof should be, with love affairs, gay Indians, misunderstandings, random happenings, and, of course, a truly spectacular cast! I hope this encourages everyone who reads this to definitely check out this movie, because it's definitely worth it!!


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