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Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)

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A nameless gunfighter arrives in a town ripped apart by rival gangs and, though courted by both to join, chooses his own path.

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Credited cast:
Hideaki Itô ...
Gunman
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Kôichi Satô ...
Taira no Kiyomori
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Ruriko
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Minamoto no Yoshitsune
Renji Ishibashi ...
Village Mayor
Yoshino Kimura ...
Shizuka
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Benkei
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Sheriff
Taigi Kobayashi
Yutaka Matsushige
Toshiyuki Nishida
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Akira
Masato Sakai ...
Taira no Shigemori
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A revolver-wielding stranger crosses paths with two warring clans who are both on the hunt for a hidden treasure in a remote western town. Knowing his services are valuable to either side, he offers himself to the clan who will offer up the largest share of the wealth. Written by IMDb Editors

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An epic tale of blood, lust and greed. See more »

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Action | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, including a rape | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 September 2007 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Düello  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,172, 31 August 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$48,034, 21 September 2008
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Quentin Tarantino later on directed his own Django movie, Django Unchained (2012). See more »

Goofs

Right before the end-fight it starts to snow heavily for some reason, probably just for aesthetics. However, a thick blanket of snow covers everything except the chest filled with gold-nuggets. No snow seems to have fallen on the chest at all. See more »

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[first lines]
Ringo: [shoots a snake out of the claws of a flying hawk and cuts egg out of it]
Cowboy: [draws his gun on Piringo and whistles appreciatively]
Boss: Piringo. Been looking for you. It's the end of the road for you.
Boss: [gong] What's that sound?
Ringo: That's the sound of the Gion Shoja temple bells.
Boss: What?
Ringo: You know, those Heike and Genji boys. On a distant island, these to clans split into the Reds and the Whites. Waged a war. Sort of like that, uh, War of the Roses, ya know? In England?
Boss: Who won? The Whites?
Ringo: This ...
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References Django (1966) See more »

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Bored to death.
16 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

OK not to death (i cant be reviewing this from Hades) but certainly to sleep. When i rent this film i knew already that it wasn't a standard western. I expected a highly stylised movie with surrealistic elements and perhaps humour. Well none of those happened at least in the right way. I liked the idea of a Japanese influenced western. No problem with that. The language also didn't annoyed me that much since all the films in Greece have subtitles. It rather was on the good side of weirdness of this film.

The problem was with the plot. There wasn't any!! At least one that made sense! A gunslinger walks in a village torn between two gangs searching for gold. Thats it! Nothing more! Its absolutely childish and SLLLLLLLOW. OK you may think that many fun films have week plot which they match with great action. Well not here people.. The action shots are nothing special and many times they don't even show the result of the action. There is not even the extra gore element present, to spice things up. The performances had nothing special. Including Tarantino who propably was there just to have fun and get some bucks also.

I was thinking to see this in cinema, but thank god i had no time then. I rent it so they only fooled me in losing 2 euros. I fell asleep for 10min while watching it (wasnt even tired that day) and i didn't got back to see what i missed. That says a lot.


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