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.
On German advertisement materials, all swastikas were removed or covered up, as it was unclear to the distributor if the swastikas violated German law (which prohibits the exhibition of Nazi symbols except for purposes such as historical accuracy).
Col. Hans Landa:
Let me see your foot.
Bridget von Hammersmark: I beg your pardon?
Col. Hans Landa: Put your foot in my lap.
Bridget von Hammersmark: Hans, you embarrass me.
Col. Hans Landa: Could you please reach into the right pocket of my coat and give me what you find in there?
Col. Hans Landa: May I?
Col. Hans Landa: Voila.
Col. Hans Landa: What's that American expression? "If the shoe fits, ...
Lt Aldo Raine is wearing the 1st Special Service Force unit insignia, yet later he is referred to as a "Secret Service" officer. Raine could be called a "Special Service" or a "Strategic Service" (OSS) officer, but not "Secret Service", which is the organization founded in 1865 and responsible for guarding the US President since 1894.
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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