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Manitou's Shoe (2001)
"Der Schuh des Manitu" (original title)

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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 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
Rick Kavanian ...
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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But Manitou  »

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Budget:

DEM 7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$180,166 (Switzerland) (28 September 2001)

Gross:

$987,540 (Germany) (19 July 2002)
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Trivia

When the Indian Chief - Listiger Lurch - asks for a war hatchet, one of his assistants responds - in a fake Apache dialect - that it got broken because the one they bought had a very cheap quality. The last word he utters in this fake dialect is "Tchibo". Tchibo is a chain of stores very popular in Germany, which is characterized by selling a handful of generic items at low prices. 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

After the credits have ended, we see Winnetouch riding on his horse, complaining about most of the audience having already left and searching his way home. See more »

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References Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) See more »

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Superperforator
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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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