• Released
  • December 25, 2012
  • R , 2 hr 45 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
  • 20,077 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The most consistently entertaining movie of 2012. It's 165 minutes long and shouldn't be a minute shorter, a film of surprises, both in...
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100

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The film doesn't play it safe, so neither will I. Instead, I'll say that it finds Mr. Tarantino perched improbably but securely on the top...
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie Quentin Tarantino has written and directed is corkscrewed, inside-out, upside-down, simultaneously clear-eyed and completely out...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Wake up, people. Tarantino lives to cross the line. Is Django Unchained too much? Damn straight. It wouldn't be Tarantino otherwise.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
There's an epic spaghetti Western feel to Quentin Tarantino's latest action/comedy/romance hybrid that is by turns dazzling, daring,...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Only Tarantino could come up with such a wild cross-cultural mash, a smorgasbord of ingredients stemming from spaghetti Westerns, German...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Just when we thought Quentin Tarantino had shown us all the cojones he has, in rides Django Unchained.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
DiCaprio, having a blast, makes Candie the equivalent of Waltz's Nazi in "Inglourious Basterds": a racist villain who mesmerizes us by...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Is Django Unchained about race and power and the ugly side of history? Only as much as "Inglourious Basterds" was about race and power and...
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60

Movieline

By Alison Willmore
The film also comes across like a rough cut that was never looked at as a coherent whole, and some segments that start off as promising...
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Rated R | For Strong graphic violence throughout, a vicious fight, language and some nudity.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Tarantino's slavery tale is uneven and brutal but brilliant.
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