Django (1966)

A mysterious man trudges into town dragging a mud-stained coffin behind him. This man is Django (Franco Nero). After he saves Maria (Loredana Nusciak) from certain death, Django finds himself in the middle of a war between Mexican… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 21, 1966
DVD Release Date: September 24, 2002
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean Axmaker
Stream on Demand

Corbucci, who co-wrote the story, fashions an unrelentingly violent tale of rival gangs squeezing the life out of a muddy, bloody border town, reveling in the sadism of the genre.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Flavorful enough to convince us that its multitude of sequels was no fluke.

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Bryant Frazer
Film Freak Central

Django is a mean, unpretentious genre wallow.

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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

Sergio Corbucci's Django is trapped between two states (literally Texas and Mexico, more metaphorically life and death) even as he brings a new (a)morality and sadism to a gunslinging figure of old America.

Cole Smithey

[VIDEO ESSAY] With an emphasis on gory brutality, Corbucci introduced a blood-soaked drifter closely modeled after Clint Eastwood's iconic character from Leone's films, but with one clear difference - Django drags a coffin with him everywhere he goes.

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Rob Gonsalves

It's a simple story, but it sticks with you because of what it says about humanity shackled by the structures it built: government, religion, commerce.

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Budd Wilkins
Slant Magazine

Sergio Corbucci's film is notable not only for the artistry of its construction, but also for the underlying anger that fuels its political agenda.

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Ed Whitfield
What Culture

When Tarantino's bulging eyes first laid eyes on can understand his affection for the film's memorable iconography - the dragged coffin, the hand crushed by a rifle butt; stylisation that made a two dime plot more colourful, more memorable.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I found it to be a wonderful junk film to nosh on between more nutritious films, if you may.

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Carlos Magalhães
An amazing B-movie Spaghetti Western that has prompted countless imitations and unofficial sequels (one official only), boasting an iconic sullen anti-hero who… More
David Ladd
With an alleged estimate of over 100 unofficial sequels and one official Sergio Corbucci's "Django" is one of the most popular and loved Italian… More
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Tsubaki Sanjuro
Ohhhhh Djangoooooo!
Chris Weber
The influence of this film is only partially why it is so great. This is one kick ass spaghetti western, directed by the other master of the genre, Sergio… More
Conner Rainwater
In no way is Django a well made film, but it is amazing none the less. The plot is just way too cool to pass up: A man treking through the desert with a machine… More