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.
Director Enzo G. Castellari of The Inglorious Bastards (1978) allowed Quentin Tarantino to use the title Inglourious Basterds (2009) in exchange for a cameo as a General yelling "Fire!" (as Castellari appears in his own film). Tarantino filmed Castellari as a General in the theater pointing out the burning screen, but the scene did not ... ...
Mein Führer, do you still wish to see Private Butz?
Adolf Hitler: Who and what is a "Private Butz"?
The Brigitte Horney card on Archie Hilcox's forehead changes direction in between takes.
Both the opening and closing credits change fonts numerous times, displaying typefaces seen in a variety of earlier and subsequent Tarantino films.
English, German, French, Italian
£3,596,415 (UK) (21 August 2009)
$120,540,719 (USA) (17 December 2009)
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