In German-occupied France, young Jewish refugee Shosanna Dreyfus witnesses the slaughter of her family by Colonel Hans Landa. Narrowly escaping with her life, she plots her revenge several years later when German war hero Fredrick Zoller takes a rapid interest in her and arranges an illustrious movie premiere at the theater she now runs. With the promise of every major Nazi officer in attendance, the event catches the attention of the "Basterds", a group of Jewish-American guerrilla soldiers led by the ruthless Lt. Aldo Raine. As the relentless executioners advance and the conspiring young girl's plans are set in motion, their paths will cross for a fateful evening that will shake the very annals of history. Written by
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When Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) is introduced, he is shown wearing the insignia for the "Black Devils" the 1st Special Service Force, composed of both Canadian and American soldiers. See more »
At the premiere , Hans Landa is shown with a shiny gold-colored medal called "Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross"wrapped around his neck . A german soldier (especially a Colonel) would only display an Iron Cross like that . Also there are several colonels at the premiere that have two or more Iron Crosses . An soldier from the Reich's army would only have one Iron Cross , no matter which rank he has (For example a soldier would only have one Iron Cross , and a colonel would also have only one Iron Cross) See more »
Lt. Aldo Raine:
My name is Lt. Aldo Raine and I'm putting together a special team, and I need me eight soldiers. Eight Jewish-American soldiers. Now, y'all might've heard rumors about the armada happening soon. Well, we'll be leaving a little earlier. We're gonna be dropped into France, dressed as civilians. And once we're in enemy territory, as a bushwhackin' guerrilla army, we're gonna be doin' one thing and one thing only... killin' Nazis. Now, I don't know about y'all, but I sure as hell didn't come down ...
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Both the opening and closing credits change fonts numerous times, displaying typefaces seen in a variety of earlier and subsequent Tarantino films. See more »
That's what I thought, when I heard about the cast of Inglorious
Basterds. And I'm both from Germany and into movies.
That guy is older than 50 and so far he almost only played in mediocre
TV series - and even there he didn't play the main parts. Obviously
nobody ever noticed, what he's capable of. Now, thanks to QT, he got
one shot to change that - and - let's put it this way - that was a
bingo! He is the living proof of what a great caster Tarrantino is.
By the way: I think it's a great privilege to watch the movie as a
German - being able to understand everything. And the German dialog is
written almost as good as the English.
Now I could repeat, what many others have written here before. I'll put
it short: Finally, QT is back.
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