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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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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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Life, liberty and the pursuit of vengeance. See more »

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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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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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In one of the scenes at the beginning, Tarantino used an arrangement of the main music theme from the film Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), directed by Don Siegel, and original score written by Ennio Morricone. See more »

Goofs

As Calvin Candie rides in the carriage towards his house the smoke from his cigarette blows away to his right. When the carriage then parks up for him to introduce Schultz and Django to Stephen the smoke is blowing across in front of the house, i.e. in the opposite direction. 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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The Columbia logo is the 1968-76 version. See more »

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Waltz is great - but the movie is a loser...
18 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

Over rated indeed...

The movie had several points where something could have been made with it or done with the characters - but all were lost...

Waltz was amazing and really the only saving grace to the movie. Had he not been in it, I would not have finished it. DeCaprio was decent, and definitely the second best in a movie of underwritten characters. Jackson was a horrible actor in a horrible role - amazing that he felt it was an Oscar worthy performance...

The special effects were over the top and not realistic - but I think that gore is what it was going for - but between that and the violence, I was lost in the point.

Definitely not worth the Oscar buzz it got, and another loser from a writer/director that has so much undirected, unrefined talent...


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