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.
One of the Basterds also played the painter in the background of Adolf Hitler's introductory scene. (Levine admitted this, by posting a picture of himself as the character on his Twitter account at 4:03 p.m. on August 21, 2009.)
Lt. Aldo Raine:
Y'know... Utivich 'n myself heard that deal you made with the brass. "End the war tonight"?... I'd make that deal. How 'bout you Utivich, you make that deal?
Pfc. Smithson Utivich: I'd make that deal.
Lt. Aldo Raine: I don't blame ya! Damn good deal! And that purty little nest you ...
Pfc. Smithson Utivich: Not...
During the whole movie the character of Diane Kruger is referred as "fräulein" in the subtitles that translate the German language into English. The correct grammar would be "Fräulein", the first letter being a capital. It is a noun like Herr or Frau (Mister or Mistress).
Both the opening and closing credits change fonts numerous times, displaying typefaces seen in a variety of earlier and subsequent Tarantino films.
Like other Universal films, in some DVD editions, texts which indicate years, locations or the chapter's titles, were deleted and re-added only in the subtitles option.
English, German, French, Italian
$38,054,676 23 August 2009
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