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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

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

Genres:

Comedy | Western

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Release Date:

19 July 2001 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

But Manitou  »

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Box Office

Budget:

DEM 7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$1,849,062 (Europe) (19 July 2002)
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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

As the credits begin to roll, outtakes from the film are shown. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Winnetou: The Last Shot (1965) See more »

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Puder Rosa Bossa
Written by Michael Herbig and Dieter Holesch
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User Reviews

 
Turn of critique and laugh it up
3 January 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie is not meant to be intellectually stimulating or life-changing. It is meant to be quotable and overall hilarious. The story is simple: Apache and Friend in trouble, Apache has quarter of treasure map to get out of trouble, bad guy follows Apache around trying to find treasure.

Having said that, the movie is filled with little gems of comedy (see Superperforator or ice cream). It also redefines the use of a pen.

The acting in this movie is also quite good. Dimitri, Ranger, and Abahachi are a well known comedy trio who are excellent sketch comedians. As the movie is in a way a 90 minute collection of sketches with the same characters, the performances seem very natural.

I'd say it's probably the best full-out comedy to come out of Germany in some time.


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