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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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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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$100,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$162,804,648 (USA) (10 May 2013)
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The film did not receive a rating from the MPAA until over a week before its wide domestic release. Nevertheless, Quentin Tarantino decided in the best interests of audiences to tone down the film's violence. According to Tarantino, "the MPAA actually gave an R rating to a rougher version than I ultimately ended up presenting to the public...I could handle a rougher version of the movie than what exists right now. I have more of a tolerance for it, but I kind of realized that when I watched that version of the movie with audiences, that I was traumatizing them too much. It's just that f**king simple. And I want people to enjoy the movie at the very end of it." See more »

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In the ending credits the song "Minacciosamente Lontano" by Ennio Morricone is misspelled "Minacciosamente Lotano". See more »

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

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*sigh* AKA "The Worst Movie For Race Relations In America In The Last 30 Years"
4 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

Opening Statement: "This film is the greatest, longest, most boring, unimaginative, tasteless, self-indulgent piece of racist trash that I have ever seen in a movie theater. Do not see it for history will prove you to be a damned fool."

This is what sensible critics should have said about this movie.

In my defense: First, let me say that I have been a tremendous Tarantino fan my whole life and have seen all of his movies. Second, let me say that I will not be attending anymore of his films in a theater. Third, "Django Unchained" is not a bad movie, in the same way that "Birth of a Nation" is not a bad movie. All these things considered, this is one of my least favorite movie experiences of all time. It completely lacks substance, with the exception of ketchup and corn syrup. There are few things about this film that I actually enjoyed (Christoph Waltz being one exception.) The rest? I can say little in its defense. Instead of making a statement about America's brutal history of slavery and its atrocities, "Django Unchained" rolls around the filth under the excuse that "its a satire," "its comical," "its making a statement," "its a parody," "its campy."

NO.

(these are not acceptable excuses)

Tarantino should not get to do this. A great movie could have been achieved, but he made damn sure to cross that line. In the absence of any real moral message, social statement, or will to style, Tarantino has continued to rely upon ultra-violence to win him points with audiences and critics. If Tarantino wanted to keep me interested, I would recommend he cut the laughable redundant gimmicks that he has fallen back upon time and time again.

Please.

I am tired of seeing someone getting their junk blown off in every Tarantino movie. Its not shocking anymore, its just repetitious. And his signature scenes of extended dialogue are no longer witty, nor do they keep my mind sharp in between the ever escalating blood baths.

So please Mr. Tarantino its time to make a new movie, not just a more violent version of the one you made last time.


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