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Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)

PG  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  15 April 1983 (USA)
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The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably ... See full summary »

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The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showdown between the drug lord and the ranger, and involving the woman they both love. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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When Norris meets Carradine all hell breaks loose! See more »


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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,200,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Second of four consecutive movies where Chuck Norris had a first name starting with the letter "J". Norris was Josh Randall in Forced Vengeance (1982), J.J. McQuade in this movie, and Colonel James Braddock in both Missing in Action (1984) and Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985). See more »

Goofs

After Snow got pulled out of his burning vehicle and thrown due to the following explosion of the tank-truck we can clearly see his glasses on the lying on the ground, which remains there as McQuade throws him into his car and drives off. The very next scene, after they stopped on another location, he gets dragged, meant for his interrogation, but this time he is wearing his glasses. See more »

Quotes

[McQuade is pointing a gun at Kayo]
J.J. McQuade: What are you doing here?
Kayo: I came to wake you up. I'm your new partner remember?
[McQuade uncocks the gun]
J.J. McQuade: Kid get out of here. And forget that partner crap.
Kayo: But Captain Tyler said...
[McQuade cuts him off by shooting at the ceiling]
J.J. McQuade: Tell Tyler to shove it.
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A "Spiritual Adviser" is credited in the closing credits. It is director John Milius. See more »

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The best Chuck Norris movie ever!
29 June 1999 | by (Worcester, MA) – See all my reviews

When I was growing up, I would watch Eye For An Eye a million times a year. That was my favorite Norris movie, until I came across Lone Wolf McQuade in the video stores in 1987. I love that movie SO MUCH! The acting isn't that great (I don't think any of his movies have 1st rate acting), but being an action Norris movie, it's right on target! The musical theme to Lone Wolf McQuade fit very much in the movie. It sounds a bit like those Eastwood spaghetti western themes, but better! If anyone didn't like this movie, they're brain dead! (Anyone who's a Norris fan that is) :) If you're a TRUE Norris fan & if you love action flicks, rent this movie today, you'll love it!


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