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"D-Jango, you black son of a b*tch!" ― Billy Crash's last words before his death.[source]

Billy Crash was a supporting antagonist in the 2012 film Django Unchained. He was the fight trainer at the plantation known as Candyland, where he trained male slaves for death matches. He was also the right-hand man of Calvin Candie and a feared outlaw who immediately antagonized Django, which later leaded to his brutal death by the hands of the latter.

He was portrayed by Walton Goggins.

Biography

After Dr. King Schultz and Django have successfully tricked Calvin Candie, implying that they planned to buy a fighting slave for an enormous sun of money, Calvin invites them to Candieland to continue their deal there. On the way, one of Crash's men makes a racist remark which leads Django to drag him off his horse, with the horse falling onto him. Crash is about to draw his gun, but Candie de-escalates the situation. After the group continues their travel, Crash threatens Django but then rides off.

After the situation at Candieland has escalated and Schulz and Candie have both been shot, Django is captured, tied up and left in the stables, hanging from the ceiling upside down. He is awoken by Crash, who is wielding a heated knife and is about to castrate him, but is stopped at the last minute by Stephen, who instead sells Django to the LeQuint Dickey Mining Company as a slave, on the orders by Candie's sister, Lara.

Crash is one of the guests at Candie's funeral. When the guests all return to Candieland, they are greeted by Django in the mansion's balcony who escaped while on the way to LeQuint Dickey, much to their shock and surprise. Soon after, Django quickly shoots the remaining Candie's henchmen, including Crash in the chest before the latter had their chances to arm and kill Django and, while Crash is lying on the ground incapacitated, Django taunts him and rhetorically wonders what Crash was about to do when they last met. He then shoots Crash's testicles off between the legs as a revenge for attempting to castrate him with the heated knife, much to the shock, horror and disgust of the present people in the mansion, including Stephen. Wailing in his immense pain and agony, Crash insultingly calls "Django" a black son of a b*tch, to which Django responds that the 'D' is silent and then shoots Crash in the head and shoulder, effectively killing him. Soon after, Crash's lifeless corpse along with the others (including Lara's, and a wounded and incapacitated Stephen) would soon be incinerated in a massive fireball explosion triggered by Django (of which the latter rigged the mansion with a bundle of explosive dynamites and a fuse being lit by Django), killing Stephen and destroying the mansion in the process.

Trivia

  • Much of Crash's storyline was at first Ace Woody's, though after Kevin Costner, and his replacement Kurt Russell departed the film, Woody's role was merged with Crash.
  • It is subtly implied that Crash might be homosexual and it goes without saying that he is also a racist.
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