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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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Big Fred's Opponent


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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



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:

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


$162,804,648 (USA) (10 May 2013)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


This is the second time Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington have portrayed a married couple. The two previously starred as Ray Charles and Della Bea Robinson in Ray (2004). See more »


When Django and Dr. King Schultz ride in to Candyland for the first time the fields in front of the gates are harvested/cut. When Django and Broomhilda leave Candyland together the fields have tall grass. 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

Normally, the logo for The Weinstein Company is silent. In this film, it is accompanied with the theme music for Miramax from the early 90s, in a nod to Tarantino's first 2 films. See more »


References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »


Ain't No Grave (Black Opium Remix)
Traditional Arrangement by Johnny Cash (as John R. Cash) and Claude Ely
Performed by Johnny Cash
Courtesy of American Recordings, LLC
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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