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Django Unchained (2012)

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With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.


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Former dentist, Dr. King Schultz, buys the freedom of a slave, Django, and trains him with the intent to make him his deputy bounty hunter. Instead, he is led to the site of Django's wife who is under the hands of Calvin Candie, a ruthless plantation owner. Written by BenLobel

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This Christmas, Django is off the chain. See more »


Drama | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong graphic violence throughout, a vicious fight, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 December 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Django sin cadenas  »

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Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$30,122,888 (USA) (28 December 2012)


$162,804,648 (USA) (10 May 2013)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Both Jamie Foxx and Don Johnson played characters in the movie and original television version of Miami Vice respectively. While Jamie played the Rico Tubbs role in the movie Miami Vice (2006), Don played Sonny Crockett in the television series Miami Vice (1984). See more »


The Wallpaper by William Morris called Windrush seen in the dinner table scene hadn't been created when the film is set (1858-59). Windrush patterns were created a few years later, in 1862. See more »


[first lines]
Dicky Speck: [cocks rifle] Who's that stumblin' around in the dark? State your business or prepare to get winged!
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Crazy Credits

The font used in the opening credits is the same font as in the original Django's credits. See more »


References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »


Written and Performed by Jerry Goldsmith
Featuring guest soloist Pat Metheny
Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Music Inc.
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One of the best profanity movies of the year
7 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After the huge success of this movie over the past few weeks I started wondering what is Tarantino's winning recipe for this movie. Was it the depiction of brutality African people were subjected to during the slavery? Certainly not, since there are movies that do a much better job in that area. Was it the spaghetti western style? Not the best one in that area either. The satirical portrayal of some characters or situations? The movie has its funny moments, but with all of my generosity I could not call it a comedy nor a satire. And then it struck me. Profanity. Profanity spiced with a few jokes and the right dose of blood spatter. Thinking back to his previous work I started to see the pattern. This recipe seems to be very successful with the audience. Why not give the masses what they want, right? That one worked for Rome too. At least for a while. It seems to me the prophecy of the movie Idiocracy regarding our society is becoming a reality much sooner than expected.

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