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Django Unchained (2012)

R  |   |  Western  |  25 December 2012 (USA)
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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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Life, liberty and the pursuit of vengeance. See more »

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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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25 December 2012 (USA)  »

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Django sin cadenas  »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$162,804,648 (USA) (10 May 2013)
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The quilt that is on the bed that Broomhilda is thrown onto is an Underground Railroad style. Myth has it that slaves would use quilts to communicate and the Underground Railroad style was saying to "pack up and go". See more »

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Dr. King Schultz uses the word "Panache" at the meal scene with Calvin Candie, defining it as "as sense of showmanship" (emphasized with gesture). This usage of the word originated with Edmond Rostand's play, "Cyrano de Bergerac," which was created in 1897 (38 years after the scene in the movie). Prior to this, usage of the word was either literal or pejorative; it was literally a "plume" on a helmet, or foppish ornament. See more »

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Dicky Speck: [Cocks rifle] Who's that stumblin' around in the dark? State your business or prepare to get winged!
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Loved it! It's a hit.
26 December 2012 | by (KY) – See all my reviews

Absolutely loved every minute of this movie. Usually I'm not too crazy about Tarantino's movies, but this one is definitely the best one I've seen in a long time. The actors were picked perfectly. The overall experience of a movie is amazing. When we first went to watch it, I was a bit skeptical and thought I'd end up leaving an hour into the movie (it's a 3 hr movie), but it grabbed my attention from the very beginning and I didn't even wanna get up to go to the bathroom, afraid to miss something. I'm usually very particular about the movies, nothing can hardly satisfy me, but this one is definitely in the top 5. Soundtrack was perfect. When I got home, I've done some more research on it and loved it even more! Overall, I would highly recommend this film!


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