Django Unchained

Django Unchained

  • 2012
  • R
  • 165 min
  • USA
  • drama, western
9/10

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Writer: Quentin Tarantino

Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson

Bold, bloody, and stylistically daring, Django Unchained is another incendiary masterpiece from Quentin Tarantino.

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Director


  • Quentin Tarantino
    Quentin Tarantino
    Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and actor. In the early 1990s he was an independent filmmaker whose films used nonlinear storylines and aestheticization of violence. His films have earned him a variety of Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Palme d'Or Awards and he has been nominated for Emmy and Grammy Awards. In 2007, Total...

Main Cast


Reviews


  • Stephanie Zacharek (NPR)

    Django Unchained is by turns exhilarating, hilarious, horrifying and poetic. | Full Review...

  • Joe Morgenstern (Wall Street Journal)

    Wildly extravagant, ferociously violent, ludicrously lurid and outrageously entertaining, yet also, remarkably, very much about the pernicious lunacy of racism and, yes, slavery's singular horrors. | Full Review...

  • Ade Adeniji (The Rumpus)

    Django Unchained is a must see, full stop. At the very least, films like this are an experience. | Full Review...

  • Lisa Kennedy (Denver Post)

    Django Unchained is Tarantino's most complete movie yet. It is also his most vital. His storytelling talents match the heft of the tale. | Full Review...

Content


Tagline: Life, liberty and the pursuit of vengeance.

Motion Picture Rating: R

Genres: drama, western

Categories: bounty hunter, slavery, racial violence, plantation owner, rescue mission, mississippi, ku klux klan, reunited lovers, whipping, slave trader, 1850s, one against many, freed slave, freedom, year 1858, dentist, servant, gunslinger, racial vengeance, texas

Crew


Producer: Reginald Hudlin, Pilar Savone, Stacey Sher

Editor: Fred Raskin

Casting: Victoria Thomas

Director of photography: Robert Richardson

Costume design: Sharen Davis

Executive producer: Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, James W. Skotchdopole, Michael Shamberg, Shannon McIntosh

Associate producer: William Paul Clark

Production design: J. Michael Riva

Details and Technical Specs


Runtime: 165 min

Country: USA

Language: English, German, French, italian

Sound Mix: SDDS, Datasat, Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Color: Color