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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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Storyline

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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This Christmas, Django is off the chain. See more »

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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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Release Date:

25 December 2012 (USA)  »

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Django sin cadenas  »

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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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Trivia

Quentin Tarantino: [Long Shot] During the dinner scene in Candyland, there is a long shot where Stephen walks from the kitchen to the dining room, then it switches off to Schultz. See more »

Goofs

At 1hr 15mins, Django is seen wearing sunglasses. This is 1858/9 and sunglasses proper did not appear until the 20th century. This is almost certainly an intentional oddity introduced by director Tarantino. 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

Normally, the logo for The Weinstein Company is silent. In this film, it is accompanied with the theme music for Miramax from the early 90s, in a nod to Tarantino's first 2 films. See more »

Connections

References Django (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Gavotte
Arranged by Grace Collins
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Violence and swearing (and a bit about slavery)
25 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

No spoilers here. Liberal violence and lots of banter, that's the a la carte menu but today's specials include using the phrase 'son of a bitch' so many times it deserves its own drinking game and a script that generally repeats itself rather often leaving it a bit flabby round the edges and less taut than Tarantino classics. The violence, when it comes, seems provoked but unexpected and unnecessary for the characters involved as I could find no empathetic bond with any of the characters to explain their actions although being a QT film you know that unspeakable violence is always a misplaced word away.

Given the serious themes covered it just felt really lightweight and disrespectful. In interview QT seems to think he's dealt with the themes quite sensitively but I couldn't see it. It is caricatured QT and so if there is a spoiler it's that you know exactly what you're going to get.


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