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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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Storyline

A German dentist buys the freedom of a slave and trains him with the intent to make him his deputy bounty hunter. Instead, he is led to the site of the slave's wife who belongs to a ruthless plantation owner. Written by BenLobel

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Life, liberty and the pursuit of vengeance. See more »

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Drama | Western

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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

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,688,000, 30 December 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$162,805,434

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$425,368,238
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Trivia

Christoph Waltz turned down the role when first given the script. He felt it was too tailored to his persona. Quentin Tarantino insisted and wouldn't take no for an answer. Waltz agreed under one condition: his character had to be pure, and never once act in a negative or evil manner. Tarantino sent him a hand written letter that simply said "Of Course, Mein Herr!- Q" Waltz sent a telegram back "Mein Herr, Of Course!- CW" See more »

Goofs

When Broomhilda is instructed to sit down at the dinner table, Stephen puts his hand behind her neck with his fingertips visible. In the next shot, and for the rest of the scene, his fingers are not visible. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Hateful Eight (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Django Theme Song (English Version)
Lyrics by Franco Migliacci, Robert Mellin (uncredited)
Written by Luis Bacalov
Performed by Luis Bacalov, Rocky Roberts
Conducted by Bruno Nicolai (uncredited)
Courtesy of EMI General Music Publishing SRL
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Violence and swearing (and a bit about slavery)
25 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

No spoilers here. Liberal violence and lots of banter, that's the a la carte menu but today's specials include using the phrase 'son of a bitch' so many times it deserves its own drinking game and a script that generally repeats itself rather often leaving it a bit flabby round the edges and less taut than Tarantino classics. The violence, when it comes, seems provoked but unexpected and unnecessary for the characters involved as I could find no empathetic bond with any of the characters to explain their actions although being a QT film you know that unspeakable violence is always a misplaced word away.

Given the serious themes covered it just felt really lightweight and disrespectful. In interview QT seems to think he's dealt with the themes quite sensitively but I couldn't see it. It is caricatured QT and so if there is a spoiler it's that you know exactly what you're going to get.


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