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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.

Director:

Quentin Tarantino
Popularity
183 ( 44)
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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, Broomhilda, 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 Mississippi. 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Life, liberty and the pursuit of vengeance. 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 »

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Trivia

Calvin J. Candie's given names are a reference to Italian director Giorgio Ferroni, who directed several Spaghetti Westerns, including a trilogy starring Giuliano Gemma (Blood for a Silver Dollar (1965), For a Few Extra Dollars (1966), and Wanted (1967)). For these films, he was usually credited as "Calvin J. Padget", "Calvin Jackson Padget" or "Calvin Jakson Padget". Quentin Tarantino has listed the Padget-Gemma trilogy among his favorite Spaghetti Westerns, and used the first film's theme for the soundtrack of Inglourious Basterds (2009). See more »

Goofs

At this time the distinct modern Australian accent did not yet exist and wouldn't develop until the 20th century. Instead people from Australia in the 1850's sounded more English or Irish, so the LeQuint DIckey employee would not have said words such as "fellah" or "buggah" in what's commonly known as an "ocker" accent. 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

There is a small additional scene with the 3 men in a cage at the very end of the credits. See more »

Connections

References Django (1966) 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

 
Loved it! It's a hit.
26 December 2012 | by masha_1512See 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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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:

$30,122,888, 30 December 2012

Gross USA:

$162,805,434

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$425,368,238
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SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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