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.
In 2005, Quentin Tarantino was quoted as saying that he had written the script, a World War II story, but that he needed to convert it to a shooting script. He said that writing the script and preparing a shooting script were two different things.
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, ...
Colonel Landa is seen in uniform and he is wearing a Nazi Party pin. The German military was specifically excluded from being party members.
Colonel Landa is an SS officer. Although members of the Wehrmacht were always expected to be apolitical the SS was the military arm of the Nazi Party, they were NOT members of the Wehrmacht.
The film uses the 1963-1990 Universal Pictures logo.
In the German version, the French dialogs referring to English language ("anglais") have been re-dubbed to refer to German ("allemand"), as English dialogs have been dubbed into German. Also, in the scene with Private Butz the translations from German into English and vice versa have been re-dubbed into ironic comments by Wilhelm Wicki (which would not make sense otherwise, as both Aldo Raine and Pvt. Butz are talking German in the German dub).
English, German, French, Italian
£3,596,415 (UK) (21 August 2009)
$120,540,719 (USA) (17 December 2009)
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