Some time after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. Bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive captive Daisy Domergue race towards the town of Red Rock, where Ruth will bring Daisy to justice. Along the road, they encounter Major Marquis Warren (an infamous bounty hunter) and Chris Mannix (a man who claims to be Red Rock's new sheriff). Lost in a blizzard, the bunch seeks refuge at Minnie's Haberdashery. When they arrive they are greeted by unfamiliar faces: Bob, who claims to be taking care of the place while Minnie is gone; Oswaldo Mobray, the hangman of Red Rock; Joe Gage, a cow puncher; and confederate general Sanford Smithers. As the storm overtakes the mountainside, the eight travelers come to learn that they might not make it to Red Rock after all...Written by
The roadshow version of the film opens with a faux-vintage Weinstein Company logo, in flat white-on-blue with a very 70s font along with a "Cinerama" logo. The first few credits appear in the same font as the logo's before switching to Tarantino's usual Friz Quadrata. The standard release opens with only the normal Weinstein Company logo before going directly into the sweeping Panavision shots. See more »
From the week of December 25th to 31st 2015, the film was shown exclusively in a 'Roadshow' version at 100 locations across North America (about half of them were 70mm film projection, the other half digital). This version played without previews and ran 187 minutes, including a 4-minute Overture and a 12-minute Intermission. The 'Multiplex' version (digital only) runs 167 minutes, and was shown from January 1, 2016 onwards. In addition to not having the Overture and Intermission, it removes approximately six minutes of footage that Quentin Tarantino felt played better in the 70mm format. See more »
Ready for the Times to Get Better
Written by Allen Reynolds
Performed by Crystal Gayle
Courtesy of Capitol Records Nashville
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
(used in the Roadshow Version) See more »
The problem when a director becomes too successful is that no one dare to say no to him.
They let him ramble on with hours of pointless dialogue, violence and boring back stories. They let him put the actors in a room for almost three hours, saying lines that are totally uninteresting. And they expect the audience to eat it up.
Just because it's QT who have done this, some fan boys, fan girls of the public and press will eat it up and praise it - just because it's done by QT. Any unknown writer/director and it would go straight to the DVD shelf. Well, bring a lot of caffeine and you might get through it. Or... just drink the coffee without the movie/stage play, and you will save both time and money.
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