Texas Rangers (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  30 November 2001 (USA)
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A ragtag group of youngsters band together after the American Civil War to form the Texas Rangers, a group charged with the dangerous, ruthless duty of cleaning up the West.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Caroline Dukes
Leander McNelly
Randolph Douglas Scipio
Richard Dukes
Frank Bones
Jean-Pierre Marsele
John King Fisher
Billy Morton ...
Kate Newby ...
Henrietta Dukes
Sgt. John Armstrong
Mariachi Guard
Joe Renteria ...
General Cortinas


Set after the American Civil War in the 1870s, 'Texas Rangers' is a story about a group of men determined to maintain peace and contain the chaos that is erupting on the Texan frontier. Native Americans are attempting to reclaim their land, Mexicans are pouring over the U.S. border, and renegade outlaws are tearing up the state, so the Texas Rangers swear to protect the innocent and their loved. To do so, they must be willing to maintain the peace where law enforcement cannot, fight while they are out-manned and out-armed by the opponent, and be willing to die for the freedom for which they fight. Written by Anna <dimenxia@yahoo.com>

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Count Your Bullets.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for western violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 November 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$319,516 (USA) (30 November 2001)


$14,737 (South Africa) (6 September 2002)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film was in development for many, many years. In its earliest stages, it was planned as a directorial project for Sam Peckinpah. See more »


The film is supposed to take place along the Nueces Strip, the coastal line from Nueces County to Brownsville. However, the film frequently shows hills and mountains, which are not found within 200 miles of the Nueces Strip. See more »


Leander McNelly: [in a trench during a gunfight] I'm out... I'm out... someone throw me a cartridge...
Leander McNelly: [bandit overhears and jumps into the trench - McNelly shoot's while grinning] Found One...
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A Fistfull of Rangers
30 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

These people obviously love the old "spaghetti westerns". I was expecting Clint Eastwood to show up at any time. So true to the old genre that it's almost camp. Even the music is true to the genre that I expected to hear the theme from The Good, The Bad,and the Ugly at any moment... Some of the lighting and background is obviously theatrical, and the editing from scene to scene is clipped in places. I don't know why people are complaining so much when this was obviously more than a little tongue in cheek, with a tip of the hat to Italian westerns. Hey, who needs a plot when you've got the good guys against the bad guys? Viewed in that light, it was well-done. Otherwise, hardly an historical document ;-) If you want to know about Texas, read James Mitchner...

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