Django Unchained Pulled from Chinese Theaters on Opening Day

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Django Unchained just can't escape controversy. The film won two Oscars, but some took issue with the films excessive violence and use of the N-Word.

It's been a while since we've heard about the Christmas release, but today was opening day for Django in China. That is, until the film was pulled from theaters Nationwide.

Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz & Samuel L. Jackson Django Unchained

The film's importer cites unspecified technical issues as the reason for the suspension, though some are speculating that Chinese censors took issue with the content.

Django Unchained had been advertised for weeks, however, and was reportedly edited to clear the censors.

Check out our Django Unchained quotes page for some clues as to what might have caused the suspension.

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Django Unchained Quotes

Calvin Candie: White cake? Dr. King Schultz: I don't go in for sweets, thank you.
Calvin Candie: Are you brooding 'bout me getting the best of ya, huh?
Dr. King Schultz: Actually, I was thinking of that poor devil you fed to the dogs today, D'Artagnan. And I was wondering what Dumas would make of all this.
Calvin Candie: Come again?
Dr. King Schultz: Alexander Dumas. He wrote "The Three Musketeers." I figured you must be an admirer. You named your slave after his novel's lead character. If Alexander Dumas had been there today, I wonder what he would have made of it?
Calvin Candie: You doubt he'd approve?
Dr. King Schultz: Yes. His approval would be a dubious proposition at best.
Calvin Candie: Soft-hearted Frenchy?
Dr. King Schultz: Alexander Dumas is black.

[Cocks rifle] Who's that stumblin' around in the dark? State your business or prepare to get winged.

Dicky Speck

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Django Unchained is pure Quentin Tarantino, from its whip-smart banter to the bloody path that its heroes leave behind them - and this...

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