In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.
- Year: 2009
- Country: France, Germany, United States of America
- Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
- Studio: The Weinstein Company, Universal Pictures, A Band Apart, Zehnte Babelsberg Film, Visiona Romantica, Peninsula Films
- Keyword: guerrilla warfare, swastika, paris, france, nazi, self sacrifice, sadism, dynamite, mexican standoff, world war ii, jew persecution, masochism, anti-semitism, german occupation of france, british politics, adolf hitler
- Director: Quentin Tarantino
- Cast: Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Eli Roth, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger