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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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A German dentist buys the freedom of a slave and trains him with the intent to make him his deputy bounty hunter. Instead, he is led to the site of the slave's wife who belongs to a ruthless plantation owner. Written by BenLobel

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

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Drama | Western

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

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25 December 2012 (USA)  »

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Django sin cadenas  »

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$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$30,688,000 (USA) (30 December 2012)

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$162,805,434 (USA)
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Trivia

During the filming of one of the dinner scenes, Leonardo DiCaprio had to stop the scene because he was having "a difficult time" using so many racial slurs. Samuel L. Jackson then pulled him aside telling him, "Motherfucker, this is just another Tuesday for us." See more »

Goofs

Before Django, Calvin, and Dr Schulze arrive at the plantation, Stephen fills out a check to The Harris Feed Co. for "Sixty Five Dollars", but the numbered amount is for $68.00. After Stephen stamps the check, the camera zooms on the check revealing a different check for the right number amount of $65.00. See more »

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[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 »

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References Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) See more »

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Minacciosamente Lotano
(from "I crudeli (1967)")
Written and Performed by Ennio Morricone
Courtesy of EMI General Music Publishing SRL
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Revenge, violence, torture and hatred glorification.
27 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

I didn't see inglorious bastards cause it sounded bad, and morally warped. I didn't mind kill bill because while it was a revenge movie, there was no really sadistic pleasure taken in causing extra pain, in that sense, it was emotionally realistic. Also the suffering and the anguish of the thirst for revenge was portrayed.

These two latest films of QT's glorify burning seething hatred, torture, pleasure in suffering (Inglorious and Django)- the worst kind of traits you can humanly empathise with. Every one who is killed is "a bad guy", but the "good guys" are also bad guys, in that they revel in the suffering of others (not just the deaths by the way). The difference is only in the backstory, character focus, and degree of sadism. This blurs moral lines in horrible ways, and tempts you into taking satisfaction and joy, not just in victory, but in human suffering.

This is some sick stuff, and I am going to wait until QT stops making revenge movies, before I revisit his movies. They have lost all real human emotional qualities and all sense of moral compass. And BTW, its not that this film grossed me out, its that the main character had a real thing for blood and pain, and that was treated as just and right, not as an emotional curse/burden.


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