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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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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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This Christmas, Django is off the chain. 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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25 December 2012 (USA)  »

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Django sin cadenas  »

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$30,688,000 (USA) (30 December 2012)

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$162,805,434 (USA)
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Trivia

Four characters use the word "nigger" at least ten times: Calvin Candie (29 times), Stephen (27), Django (14) and Big Daddy (11). See more »

Goofs

After Django shoots Miss Laura, he tells Cora and Sheba they can leave Candieland. Cora is seen going out the door of the mansion with an oil lantern. Cut to Cora running towards the entrance gate and the lantern has disappeared. 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

There is a small additional scene with the 3 men in a cage at the very end of the credits. See more »

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References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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Un monumento
(from "I crudeli (1967)")
Written and Performed by Ennio Morricone
Courtesy of EMI General Music Publishing SRL
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What an absolute load of rubbish!
18 October 2013 | by (Uk) – See all my reviews

What on earth was Tarantino thinking of with this Turkey?

I feel that I just wasted 2 and a half hours of my life on this nonsense, some good actors have certainly abandoned their professionalism for this over long ( by an hour and a half) bunch of claptrap.

Are we really supposed to believe that this in any way represents the treatment of slaves in the USA, can the character of Django be believed or stand up to any kind of reasoned examination in the historical context? NO of course not, it's just a blood and guys fest with no redeeming features.

Never watching a Tarantino film again and this one is just about to be jettisoned into the trash can.

Awful awful awful...


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