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Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)

 -  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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Chuck Norris is Lone Wolf McQuade. David Carradine is the man that got in his way. See more »


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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,200,000 (USA)
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The characters of J.J. McQuade (Chuck Norris) and Rawley Wilkes (David Carradine) were described on movie posters in big bold print as being "The Lone Wolf Lawman" and "The Mad Dog Criminal" respectively. 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 »

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[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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Director of Atmosphere was awarded to Dory Ben-Ami (8 years old at the time) and Jim Lott (78 years old at the time) See more »

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CHUCK AT HIS MOVIE BEST.
13 August 2000 | by (Cardiff,Wales) – See all my reviews

This is perhaps the best of all the Chuck Norris movies and is a great precursor for his long running role as WALKER TEXAS RANGER.J.J.McQuade is also a Texas Ranger but somewhat more unkempt and ruthless than his TV counterpart,he is engaged in a running battle against a villainous arms dealer portrayed by David Carradine who faces Norris at the climax in a down and dirty mano a mano kick-fest which by this time the audience is screaming for.This is just the icing on the cake of a pleasing action packed movie directed with great gusto by Steve Carver. The movie also has a superb cod spaghetti western score from Francesco Da Masi,veteran of dozens of Hercules type movies from the 60s;people enjoy this who normally would avoid a Chuck Norris movie,for those who like them anyway this is the best of the bunch.


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