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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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In 1858, a bounty hunter named Schultz seeks out a slave named Django and buys him because he needs him to find some men he is looking for. After finding them, Django wants to find his wife, Brunhilde, who along with him were sold separately by his former owner for trying to escape. Schultz offers to help him if he chooses to stay with him and be his partner. Eventually they learn that she was sold to a plantation in Mississipi. Knowing they can't just go in and say they want her, they come up with a plan so that the owner will welcome them into his home and they can find a way. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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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 USA:

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

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Quentin Tarantino: [Red Apple Cigarettes] During the Mandingo fight scene, Django can be seen opening a bag of tobacco with a red apple design on it. See more »


Stephen (Samuel L. Jackson) uses the word "motherfucker" four times throughout the film. This is a linguistic anachronism as the word didn't exist until the WWI era (the Oxford English dictionary lists the earliest use in 1918). 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

During the opening credits, Franco Nero's credit reads as "and with the friendly participation of Franco Nero." See more »


References Fistful of Dollars (1964) See more »


Dopo la congiura
(from "I crudeli (1967)")
Written and Performed by Ennio Morricone
Courtesy of EMI General Music Publishing SRL
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Holy Sh*t!
25 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

I rarely bother to give reviews after watching a movie. But holy crap this was a good movie. I'm pretty sure it is the best movie i've seen all year. and yes i saw dark knight rises, avengers, flight, Argo, hobbit, etc... Tarantino delivers and then some.. Every actor is on point. Awesome performances, great story, it will definitely take you on a ride full of surprises. I would recommend everyone to go watch this film, it is truly a great film.. unless you're a little kid.. don't go watch this movie if you're a little kid. I've seen all of Tarantinos movies and I have to say this has been my favorite. It is just awesome in every way. I'm usually very harsh on movies. I mean ill watch just about anything, but for me to think a movie was actually "good", takes a whole lot. DiCaprio was like i've never seen him before, and being one of my favorite actors, it was a little weird at first. But he does an outstanding job at selling his role within seconds of his first appearance. Waltz delivered as i knew he would. and Jaime Foxx, well he did not fall behind. Last but not least Jackson was hilarious and also did an amazing job... Go watch the movie, it is worth it.

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