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


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$12,200,000 (USA)
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Francesco De Masi's score has been said to have been greatly inspired ny and even borrow greatly from Ennio Morricone's score from Sergio Leone's Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) ["Once Upon a Time in the West"]. See more »

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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 »

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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 Norris' best role ever. Spaghetti Western in 1980's Texas
29 October 1999 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Chuck Norris was clean shaven until this role, and since it he hasn't shaved his beard. From this movie, Norris' hit t.v. show Walker Texas Ranger is based.

JJ McQuade (Chuck Norris) is a Lone Wold renegade Texas Ranger. He is unstoppable, using karate kicks and uzi's to hose down the enemy. He is a divorced father, who takes care of his daughter, yet has enough time for a love affair with the stunning Barbara Carrera.

This is also the first movie where Robert Beltran of Star Trek fame is featured. Also in this movie are David Carradine and Leon Isaac Kennedy. So the cast is great, the story is tight, the music by Francesco De Masi is amazing, and the action is constant.

This is a must see for any action fan, it also makes good viewing at home with a beer and a date, because there is a lot of romance in it as well.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED


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