Inglourious Basterds

After strangling Bridget von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger) for being a spy, Colonel Landa (Christoph Waltz) captures Raine (Brad Pitt) and Utivich (B.J. Novak) and takes them to a secluded building, intentionally leaving Ulmer and Donowitz (Omar Doom and Eli Roth) in the theatre with the bombs on their legs. He explains to Raine that to end the war, he is willing to let the German high command be destroyed, and will let Raine take him into custody in exchange for total immunity from war crimes and a home in America. He even puts the bombs from Raine's legs under Hitler's seat in the balcony. Raine agrees and they strike a deal over a radio to an OSS commander. Meanwhile, Shosanna (M


Factual error: When the real German soldiers are playing 20 questions in the bar, one of the cards shows the name of Genghis Khan. This is an English-language word; as Germans, they would have written Dschingis Khan instead. As the whole scene deals with exposing the British/American spies and subtle differences in their language or behaviour, this is especially unfavorable here.


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Lt. Aldo Raine: The German will be sickened by us, the German will talk about us, and the German will fear us.

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Trivia: A dummy of Quentin Tarintino is used as one of the scalped dead Nazis in the scene where the basterds are in the valley and Donny beats the German officer into a pulp.


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Question: Does Emmanuelle Mimieux know of the Bastard's plan to blow up the cinema and do the Bastards know that Emmanuelle Mimieux is going to burn it down, or are the plans not connected at all?

Answer: They're unconnected. As happens often in Tarantino's films, their storylines are completely separate until they intersect at that point.

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