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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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According to the producers, had Bruce Lee been alive at the time, he would have been offered the part that eventually went to David Carradine. Had Lee taken the part, the producers would have billed the film as "the rematch of the century". See more »

Goofs

When McQuade pulls Snow from the burning truck, and begins to carry him away in a "fireman's carry," he is twisted up on his side with his arm pulled behind him. When the camera changes angles, he is being carried correctly. See more »

Quotes

Molly: I didn't know you took days off.
J.J. McQuade: Hi Molly.
Molly: Where have you been stranger?
J.J. McQuade: I've been real busy.
Molly: Oh boy, same old trouble huh?
J.J. McQuade: My kind of trouble doesn't take vacations.
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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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