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Manitou's Shoe (2001)

Der Schuh des Manitu (original title)
The hilarious adventures of two best friends, Apachi Indian chief Abahachi and cowboy Ranger, in the Wild West.

Director:

Michael Herbig (as Michael Bully Herbig)

Writers:

Michael Herbig (as Michael Bully Herbig), Alfons Biedermann | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Herbig ... Abahachi / Winnetouch / Grauer Star (extended edition) (as Michael Bully Herbig)
Christian Tramitz ... Ranger
Sky du Mont ... Santa Maria (as Sky Du Mont)
Marie Bäumer ... Uschi
Hilmi Sözer Hilmi Sözer ... Hombre
Rick Kavanian ... Dimitri
Tim Wilde ... John
Siegfried Terpoorten ... Jim
Robinson Reichel ... Joe
Oliver Wnuk ... Jack
Irshad Panjatan Irshad Panjatan ... Häuptling Listiger Lurch
Tim Sikyea Tim Sikyea ... Berater Schoschone #1
Robert Alan Packard Robert Alan Packard ... Berater Schoschone #2
Salvatore Pascale Salvatore Pascale ... Kleiner Schoschone
Antonio Ramirez Antonio Ramirez ... Falscher Hase
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Storyline

Abahachi, Chief of the Apache Indians, and his blood brother Ranger maintain peace and justice in the Wild West. One day, Abahachi needs to take up a credit from the Shoshone Indians to finance his tribe's new saloon. Unfortunately Santa Maria, who sold the saloon, betrays Abahachi, takes the money and leaves. Soon, the Shoshones are on the warpath to get their money back, and Abahachi is forced to organize it quickly. Luckily, he, his twin brother Winnetouch, beautiful dancer Uschi and the Greek Dimitri each own a quarter of a treasure map that leads them to 'the shoe of Manitu'. There, Santa Maria already awaits them to take their new treasure away as well. But he did not think about the determination of Abahachi's team. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Taglines:

Die neue Komödie von Bully

Genres:

Comedy | Western

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Details

Official Sites:

Constantin Film [Germany]

Country:

Germany | Spain

Language:

German

Release Date:

19 July 2001 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

But Manitou See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

DEM7,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,492,980
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (re-release) | (DVD) | (extended)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Diana Herold: (Blonde Squaw), cast member of the Bullyparade (1997), at the near end of the movie. See more »

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In the tap dance sequence before starting to sing the Superperforator song, the scratch in the parquet that Sky Dumont makes in the main tap dance can already be seen. See more »

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Santa Maria: Good morning, men. Everybody make wee wee and then we ride!
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Alternate Versions

In the summer of 2002 the film was re-released in Germany as "Der Schuh des Manitu - Extra Large" with 8 minutes of newly shot footage. This footage is called "The Prologue" and deals with the birth and childhood of the main characters Winnetouch and Abahachi. See more »

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Seen for the first time (English subtitle version)
12 December 2004 | by RastasSee all my reviews

I like movies that make me feel good and surprise me.

I am a non German language savvy viewer and as such relied heavily on the sub titles. It was clear to me that the translations or humour misses the point for English speakers in some instances.

Not withstanding that, I still laughed out loud in a room full of people who were looking at me strangely.

I appreciated the humour (and who cares if I missed any of it, I will never know). I was asked by a friend to describe it and I called it a "Flying High in the desert, in the style of sauerkraut western" They understood immediately and sat down to watch the rest of it with me, laughing just as hard.

Simple comedy, good angles for the humour. I enjoyed... 9/10 for something just out there and surprising.


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