Django Unchained 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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By amiratlanta78
This is one of Tarantino's best if not the best. Fantastic acting by everyone, honestly. Jamie Foxx was good on so many levels. Christoph Waltz brought his character to life and was outstanding....


By Simba42
As someone who is a writer and takes the art of movie making as serious as I do the entertainment value, Django reaches new dimensions. Jamie Fox has always been talented but the combination of a...

Tarrentino Doesn't Disappoint

By Nutt32
Once Again one of the greatest film makers of our time has blessed us with another great film. He casted the perfect characters and if you like action, westerns, or a good store this movie doesn't...

Dynamite! (The "D" ain't silent)

By MedRed
If you like Tarantino movies, you will love Django. There is gratuitous violence, blood, and swearing. Django is not for the squeamish. There's also 109 instances of the N word... Django is not for...

Django Unchained

By KenFisher
Saw it on Christmas Day, with three others. We all loved it. Very exceptional. Great entertainment, really great action. Spell binding. Did not seem like a long movie. Controversial theme pulled...

Outrageously Twisted Spaghetti Western

By Elainemkeller
Director Quentin Tarantino crafts an outrageously twisted spaghetti western - complete with ingenious characters played by the best-of-the-best actors. If you're a fan of Tarantino, you'll love this...

Clint Eastwood Would Be Proud!!!

By middekmovie
Love, Love, Love this movie!! Quintin Tarintino has truly brought back the good old fashioned spaghetti western, and managed to bring it up to date with modern music that fit the movie to a Tee! ...

Go see it.

By rollergirl99
My husband and I both enjoyed it. As with most Quentin Tarantino films, the acting, cinematography, script, and directing were all spot on. The story was great. This is an adult film, and yes, as...

Do not Listen to the Critics Go See it for yourself

By Feegibson
This is a must go see despite what the critics say. Jamie Foxx, Samuel Jackson, Leonardo D. and Christopher Waltz were all outstanding. Jamie might get a oscar nod for this.The acting was great with...

If you have the stomach...

By sociohawk
As usual, Tarantino was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyed this movie, although I think that "Inglorious Basterds" remains Tarantino's best film to date. Christoph Waltz makes a great anti-hero, and Jamie...

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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 Tarantino's slavery tale is uneven and brutal but brilliant.
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