R | | Adventure, Drama, War
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.
During his recruiting monologue near the beginning of the movie, Lieutenant Aldo Raine states that he's a descendant of "the mountain man Jim Bridger," who really did have Native American wives. Consequently, his nickname is "Aldo the Apache." In ... ...
Who wants to send a message to Germany?
Shosanna Dreyfus: I have a message for Germany.
Shosanna Dreyfus: That you are all going to die.
Adolf Hitler: Enough! Stop it!
Joseph Goebbels: Turn off the projector!
Shosanna Dreyfus: And I want you to look deep into the face of the Jew that is going to do it!
Joseph Goebbels: I don't know what's going on! ...
Many of the subtitling "errors", such as "Merci" instead of "Thank You", are intentional, given that these phrases are interchangeable and can be understood without English translation.
The film uses the 1963-1990 Universal Pictures logo.
English, German, French, Italian
£3,596,415 (UK) (21 August 2009)
$120,540,719 (USA) (17 December 2009)
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