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Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)

PG | | Action, Crime, Drama | 15 April 1983 (USA)
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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Action star actor Chuck Norris sports a beard in this major motion picture as he would also later do in Code of Silence (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

Rawley Wilkes: Welcome to my hacienda, Mr. McQuade. How nice of you to pay a social visit.
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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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Definitely Chuck Norris's best flick!
1 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What can I say? This one is a classic!! My all time favorite movie is John Carpenter's Escape from New York with Kurt Russell. Lone Wolf McQuade falls into the same genre of early 80's action movies. I saw this movie when I was a kid and thought to myself, "wow-that desert place looks cool as hell". Well now I live in El Paso.

Everything about this movie is great. It has it all. Killer fistfights, beer, explosions, gunfights, awesome scenery, an evil midget, more beer, and one damn fine senorita' played by Barbera Carrera. The fight at the end between Norris and Carradine is one of the best on film. It's up there with the fight in Roadhouse, and in Die Hard. If you like good ole' fashioned kick ass action. This is your movie!!! A Chuck Norris masterpiece!


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