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Django (1966)

Not Rated | | Action, Western | December 1966 (USA)
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A coffin-dragging gunslinger and a half-breed prostitute become embroiled in a bitter feud between a Klan of Southern racists and a band of Mexican Revolutionaries.

Director:

Sergio Corbucci

Writers:

Sergio Corbucci (story), Bruno Corbucci (story) | 5 more credits »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Franco Nero ... Django
José Bódalo ... Gen. Hugo Rodriguez (as José Bodalo)
Loredana Nusciak ... Maria
Ángel Álvarez ... Nathaniel the Bartender (as Angel Alvarez)
Gino Pernice ... Brother Jonathan (as Jimmy Douglas)
Simón Arriaga Simón Arriaga ... Miguel (as Simon Arriaga)
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia ... Klan Member (as Ivan Scratuglia)
Remo De Angelis Remo De Angelis ... Ricardo (as Erik Schippers)
Rafael Albaicín Rafael Albaicín ... Member of Hugo's Gang (as Raphael Albaicin)
José Canalejas ... Member of Hugo's Gang (as José Canalecas)
Eduardo Fajardo ... Major Jackson
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Storyline

In the opening scene a lone man walks, behind him he drags a coffin. That man is Django. He rescues a woman from bandits and, later, arrives in a town ravaged by the same bandits. The scene for confrontation is set. But why does he drag that coffin everywhere and who, or what, is in it? Written by Michael Lawn <mlawn@attmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Django. An audacious man of action, capable of a tender, hopeless love which could only last a day... But a day which was worth all eternity. See more »

Genres:

Action | Western

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

December 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jango See more »

Filming Locations:

Elios Film, Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,150, 23 December 2012

Gross USA:

$25,916

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,916
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (censored) | (censored)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

After filming ended, director Sergio Corbucci allegedly instructed Franco Nero to drag a coffin up a hill without turning around. By the time Nero reached the top, the filming crew had already disassembled the sets, packed their equipment and left the scene. See more »

Goofs

When a close-up of one of the Mexican peasants Jackson kills is shown, the man, though apparently dead (he appears to have been shot in the back of the neck), is visibly breathing. See more »

Quotes

Django: [to a gang] A woman shouldn't be treated in that way.
Klan Member: What's that you said?
Django: It's not important. And if I bothered you, would you accept my apology?
[shoots all five]
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Alternate Versions

Restored version by Blue Underground includes restored scenes not found on previous releases. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Giornata nera (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Django (theme)
Lyrics by Franco Migliacci (as Migliacci) and Robert Mellin (uncredited)
Composed by Luis Bacalov (as Enriquez)
Conducted by Bruno Nicolai (uncredited)
Performed by Rocky Roberts
Published by General Music [it]
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django da da deedeedee de dum
22 August 2003 | by servalansrazorSee all my reviews

Hello y'all. Just would like to add my own little critique of this movie.

Django was probably the first Euro western i'd seen outside of the familiar Leone territory, and, at first i was a little dissapointed. So i watched it again, and again. Then it dawned on me just how cool it was, having been used to the choreographed pyrotechnics of much greater films(ie the leone dollars movies etc) this was a dirty, cold,bitter little movie where nobody really comes out on top, especially the movies protagonist. Yeah, i know he returned to kill and strike again, but this one stands alongside il grande silencio and Keoma as a really good example of a genre theme that would eventually be done to death. So what if it borrows from Leone? Don't forget where he borrowed from in the first place. Anyway, i would just like to say to anyone that has not seen this movie, give it a chance. One final note: in spite of our desensetisation to violence, this is still a stomach churning endeavour, with a body count like a hot day in france, and a sadistic bent that would make peter sutcliffe run for the bathroom, Django reaches parts that only a fistfull of broken fingers can!


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