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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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Quentin Tarantino
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Top Rated Movies #61 | Won 2 Oscars. Another 57 wins & 151 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Foxx ... Django
Christoph Waltz ... Dr. King Schultz
Leonardo DiCaprio ... Calvin Candie
Kerry Washington ... Broomhilda von Shaft
Samuel L. Jackson ... Stephen
Walton Goggins ... Billy Crash
Dennis Christopher ... Leonide Moguy
James Remar ... Butch Pooch / Ace Speck
David Steen ... Mr. Stonesipher
Dana Gourrier ... Cora
Nichole Galicia ... Sheba
Laura Cayouette ... Lara Lee Candie-Fitzwilly
Ato Essandoh ... D'Artagnan
Sammi Rotibi ... Rodney
Clay Donahue Fontenot Clay Donahue Fontenot ... Big Fred's Opponent
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Storyline

In 1858, a bounty hunter named Schultz seeks out a slave named Django and buys him because he needs him to find some men he is looking for. After finding them, Django wants to find his wife, Brunhilde, who along with him were sold separately by his former owner for trying to escape. Schultz offers to help him if he chooses to stay with him and be his partner. Eventually they learn that she was sold to a plantation in Mississipi. Knowing they can't just go in and say they want her, they come up with a plan so that the owner will welcome them into his home and they can find a way. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

The "D" is Silent. Payback Won't Be. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong graphic violence throughout, a vicious fight, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German | French | Italian

Release Date:

25 December 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Django Unchained See more »

Filming Locations:

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,688,000, 30 December 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$162,805,434

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$425,368,238
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

While filming on-location in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Quentin Tarantino rented out a local movie theater to show samurai and Western movies from his own personal collection. See more »

Goofs

When Big Daddy and his group of raiders first spy on Django and Schultz's camp, the Brittle brothers are all laying side by side. When the raiders ride into the camp, however, it appears as though the Brittle brothers have been suddenly stacked on top of one another. See more »

Quotes

[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

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

Alternate Versions

The Chinese version was cut to not be as gory See more »

Connections

Referenced in Showdown at the Dirt Cheap Liquor & Grocery (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Dark Waltz
Written and Performed by Luis Bacalov
Courtesy of EMI General Music Publishing SRL
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User Reviews

 
just plain awful!
27 January 2013 | by lilmomma0705See all my reviews

I expected this movie to be awesome, since the director is awesome. I was sadly mistaken. I have to admit it had good points, but over all I wish I wouldn't have wasted my money. Not only did it throw me off when they were playing rap music in a western movie, but in one second they were talking about going to find someone and the next second they knew exactly where they were and they were already there...really? And the sad thing is, is that I always use this website to compare the "good" movies that are out and this one had the highest rating... now it makes me wonder where the ratings really come from. I expected so much more with all the good actors in this movie. I never expected Samuel l Jackson, Leo DiCaprio, or Jamie fox to be in a movie this horrible.


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