R | | Drama, Western
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Despite Quentin Tarantino writing the role of Django specifically for Will Smith, he ultimately decided to pass on the film, due to him seeing the character as not being the lead. He told Entertainment Weekly, "Django wasn't the lead, so it was like, I need to be the lead. The other character was the lead. I was like, 'No, Quentin, please, I need to kill the bad guy.' I thought it was brilliant. Just not for me."
Who's that stumblin' around in the dark? State your business or prepare to get winged!
The Wallpaper by William Morris called Windrush seen in the dinner table scene hadn't been created when the film is set (1858-59). Windrush patterns were created a few years later, in 1862.
During the opening credits, Franco Nero's credit reads as "and with the friendly participation of Franco Nero."
The Chinese version was cut to not be as gory
English, German, French, Italian
$30,688,000 (USA) (30 December 2012)
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