20 Facts About Django Unchained


Django Unchained is a 2012 American revisionist Western film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, and Samuel L Jackson, with Walton Goggins, Dennis Christopher, James Remar, Michael Parks, and Don Johnson in supporting roles.

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Development of Django Unchained began in 2007 when Tarantino was writing a book on Corbucci.

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Schultz attempts to save him, but Django Unchained intervenes to prevent him from blowing their cover.

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Butch Pooch, Candie's bodyguard, kills Schultz, and Django Unchained goes on a rampage, killing Pooch, Candie's lawyer Leonide Moguy, and several of Candie's henchmen, but is forced to surrender when Broomhilda is taken hostage.

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En route there, Django Unchained devises an escape plan and uses his first handbill to prove to his escorts that he is a bounty hunter.

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Once released, Django Unchained kills his escorts and returns to Candyland with dynamite.

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At the mansion, Django Unchained kills Lara, Crash and the remaining henchmen, releases the two remaining house slaves, and kneecaps Stephen before igniting the dynamite he had planted throughout the mansion.

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Django Unchained called this type of film "a Southern", stating that he wanted:.

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Title Django Unchained alludes to the titles of the 1966 Corbucci film Django; Hercules Unchained, the American title for the 1959 Italian epic fantasy film Ercole e la regina di Lidia, about the mythical hero's escape from enslavement to a wicked master; and to Angel Unchained, the 1970 American biker film about a biker exacting revenge on a large group of rednecks.

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Django Unchained's sunglasses were inspired by Charles Bronson's character in The White Buffalo .

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Principal photography for Django Unchained started in California in November 2011 continuing in Wyoming in February 2012 and at the National Historic Landmark Evergreen Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana, outside of New Orleans, in March 2012.

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Django Unchained was the first Tarantino film not edited by Sally Menke, who died in 2010.

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Django Unchained is seen taking out pieces of broken glass from his hand during the scene.

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Morricone made statements criticizing Tarantino's use of his music in Django Unchained and stated that he would "never work" with the director after this film, but later agreed to compose an original film score for Tarantino's The Hateful Eight in 2015.

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Django Unchained's artwork was published in May 2011, a few days after the synopsis and the official title were released to the public.

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In March 2013, Django Unchained was announced to be the first Tarantino film approved for official distribution in China's strictly controlled film market.

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Django Unchained earned a nomination for Best Theatrical Motion Picture from the Producers Guild of America.

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The fact that Django Unchained arrived in theaters right around the time of the Sandy Hook massacre didn't help.

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When Schultz turns his head away from a slave being torn apart by dogs, Django Unchained explains to Calvin Candie—the plantation owner played by Leo DiCaprio—that Schultz just isn't used to Americans.

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Tarantino's first attempt at a Django Unchained sequel was with the unpublished paperback novel titled Django in White Hell.

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