- Rated: R
- Run Time: 2 hours, 33 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: December 15, 2009
- Originally Released: 2009
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Extended & alternate scenes
- Nation's pride-the film within the film
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.39
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French, Spanish
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish
- Subtitles - French, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Diane Kruger &
Samm Levine &
Director of Photography:
Executive Production by
Erica Steinberg &
Box Office - 05/20/2009
4 stars out of 5 -- "QUENTIN TARANTINO allows full reign to his boyish enthusiasm with INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, which takes an impish delight in sending up such Second World War adventures as THE DIRTY DOZEN and WHERE EAGLES DARE..."
Variety - 05/20/2009
"[A]n increasingly entertaining fantasia in which the history of World War II is wildly reimagined....The picture is completely distinctive piece of American pop art with a strong Euro flavor that's new for the director."
Entertainment Weekly - 08/21/2009
"Tarantino builds his movie as a collage of interlocking set pieces -- cinematically dazzling, to be sure, enhanced by a meticulously chosen retro soundtrack..." -- Grade: B
Chicago Sun-Times - 08/14/2009
"Quentin Tarantino's INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS is a big, bold audacious war movie....He's the real thing, a director of quixotic delights."
Los Angeles Times - 08/21/2009
"[I]t immediately introduces us to its most polished, most successful character, Landa, beautifully played by German-born Waltz....Having just as much fun is Pitt, who seems more relaxed and comfortable in these comic character parts than in conventional leading man roles."
USA Today - 08/21/2009
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Within the first frames of writer/director Quentin Tarantino's audacious dismantling of history, you may feel as if you took a hit of pure oxygen. His tale, with its tense and jangly pacing, is immediately riveting."
New York Times - 08/21/2009
"From the moment the charming, smiling, laughing Nazi in INGLORIOUS BASTERDS, Quentin Tarantino's latest cinematic happenings, sweeps onto the screen, he owns this film even more than its maker....Mr. Tarantino gives you a lot to chew on..."
Rolling Stone - 09/03/2009
3 stars out of 4 -- "[H]ere's Tarantino with the oxygen blast of multilingual pulp poetry....For anyone professing true movie love, there's no resisting it."
A.V. Club - 08/20/2009
"[The film] features some thrilling action sequences, in which Tarantino's gift for dialogue gets honed to a razor-dangerous edge, and some seamlessly integrated reflections on cinema's role in shaping and reflecting history."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/25/2009
Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS is a film of such ferociously inspired, suspenseful dazzle that it just about heightens your senses."
USA Today - 12/31/2009
Ranked #8 in USA Today's "Top Ten Films Of 2009."
Uncut - 08/17/2009
3 stars out of 5 -- "Lively and literate, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS feels fresher than any Tarantino film in a while."
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