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The Lone Ranger (2013)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Western | 3 July 2013 (USA)
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Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.

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In the 1930s, an elderly Tonto tells a young boy the tale of John Reid, the Lone Ranger. An idealistic lawyer, he rides with his brother and fellow Texas Rangers in pursuit of the notorious Butch Cavendish. Ambushed by the outlaw and left for dead, John Reid is rescued by the renegade Comanche, Tonto, at the insistence of a mysterious white horse and offers to help him to bring Cavendish to justice. Becoming a reluctant masked rider with a seemingly incomprehensible partner, Reid pursues the criminal against all obstacles. However, John and Tonto learn that Cavendish is only part of a far greater injustice and the pair must fight it in an adventure that would make them a legend. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Never Take Off the Mask


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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3 July 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El llanero solitario  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$215,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$29,210,849 (USA) (5 July 2013)

Gross:

$89,289,910 (USA) (4 October 2013)
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Trivia

The two steam locomotives used in the film each had a pair of 1,000 hp Cummins diesel engines in their tenders that supplied their power and movement, and where hydraulic hoses connected the engines to their tenders. Both trains were operated by a computer inside both of their cabs, but a real locomotive engineer had to be inside them to control the brakes, and he would override the computers in case of an emergency. Visual effects were used to produce the smoke and steam that came from the engines. See more »

Goofs

When John is in the grave, Tonto wipes some sand over him after he knocks him out. Moments later, when Tonto and the white horse are standing over him, the sand is gone. The sand returns later, when the white horse is swiping over John's badge. See more »

Quotes

Tonto: Bad trade.
Tonto: [tosses Cole back the watch he gave Tonto as a child]
Latham Cole: [Last Lines] Bad... Trade?
[Recognizes Tonto moments before his death]
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Crazy Credits

The Jerry Bruckheimer Logo runs along a railroad instead of an asphalt road. This image was also seen in the trailer. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Disney Infinity (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Stars and Stripes Forever
Written by John Philip Sousa
Arranged by Geoff Zanelli
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Great Film, ignore the critics on this one
3 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just got back from seeing it and we were thoroughly entertained. Depp and Hammer were fantastic in their roles and the action was over the top, as expected. Be advised, this film is told from Tonto's point of view based on his recollections of what transpired. This is not an Oscar contender, nor was it ever intended to be, but it is a great popcorn flick. It is violent in certain scenes and may not be suitable for smaller children, but for adults and tweens, it is about right. I did think that the first 10-15 mins or so were a little too slap-sticky for me, but once it gets going, it gets good. To all of the naysayers out there, what did you think you were going to see? It is essentially a western Pirates of the Caribbean, and Depp portrayed his character with the usual humorous persona he always does.


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