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Der Schuh des Manitu (2001)

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 ... See full summary »

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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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Official Sites:

Constantin Film [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

19 July 2001 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

But Manitou See more »

Filming Locations:

Almería, Andalucía, Spain

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Box Office

Budget:

DEM 7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,379,145 (Germany), 10 August 2001

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,317,679
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Runtime:

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

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In one scene Winnetouch plays the famous theme from "The Third Man". Paul Hörbiger, grandfather of Christian Tramitz, who stars as Ranger in this movie, played the role of Porter in The Third Man (1949). See more »

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One of my favorites
1 August 2005 | by hfhfdfseSee all my reviews

A wonderful comedy about Abahachi and Ranger who upon escaping from the hostile Schoschone tribe embark on a quest to find buried treasure of the Apache people. Little do they know that they are followed by the notorious Santa Maria gang but everything changes most unexpectedly when Abahachi's twin brother Winnetouch emerges. Yes, I know, this film was not just a hit, it was a smash in the German speaking part of the world. They should definitely have done it in English, only this way could it achieve a wider release and, I hope, recognition it really deserves. Down here in Russia Manitu's shoe came out in a single ( can you imagine it ) movie theatre in Moscow! No wonder, it went unnoticed. It was not until two years later that the film hit TV and we realized how much we missed. The movie became the top selling DVD overnight. I remember dropping at some video store and asking if they had Manitu's shoe, the salesman told me that this DVD was unavailable then because of an overwhelming demand. He said: Whenever we get this film, it is sold out within a couple of hours. Personally I love this film immensely. Very entertaining, with snappy writing, it pokes fun at an all too familiar genre. The cast is excellent, I enjoyed every moment of this movie and I want to see it again and again.


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