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.
Master SGT. Wilhelm:
Who are you? BRITISH, AMERICAN? WHAT?
Lt. Aldo Raine: We're American! What're you?
Master SGT. Wilhelm: I'M A GERMAN, YOU IDIOT!
Lt. Aldo Raine: You speak English pretty good for a German.
Master SGT. Wilhelm: I agree!
Until after WWII, modern foreign languages were not commonly taught in Germany. Thus, few if any German soldiers spoke any English, let alone American English. In fact, fluent English would almost certainly indicate intelligence training, which regular soldiers and police officers did not receive.
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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