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Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.

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Rango / Lars (voice)
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Beans (voice)
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Mayor (voice)
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Roadkill (voice)
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Doc / Merrimack / Mr. Snuggles (voice)
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Balthazar (voice)
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Wounded Bird (voice)
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Buford (voice)
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Storyline

Rango is a pet chameleon always on the lookout for action and adventure, except the fake kind, where he directs it and acts in it. After a car accident, he winds up in an old western town called Dirt. What this town needs the most is water, but they also need a hero and a sheriff. The thirsty Rango instantly takes on the role of both and selfishly agrees to take on the case of their missing water. Written by napierslogs

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Rated PG for rude humor, language, action and smoking | See all certifications »

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4 March 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Gore Verbinski Animated Project  »

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Budget:

$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,638,613 (UK) (4 March 2011)

Gross:

$123,207,194 (USA) (1 July 2011)
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Trivia

During the scene in which Rango describes the Spirit of the West to the townspeople by drawing images in the sky with a smoldering stick, it is possible to spot the logo of American rock band KISS, Imperial Tie Starfighters from Star Wars IV, a shark fin, a dinosaur and a "Kilroy was here" drawing for a brief moment. See more »

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There are no natural Saguaro cacti in the Mojave Desert. They are native to the Sonoran Desert. See more »

Quotes

Rango: [taken aback] Golden guardians... Alabaster chariot... The Spirit of the West!
[to Spirit]
Rango: Ahem... excuse me... Mister Spirit... sir?
Spirit of the West: [eyeing a fish hook] Now there's a beaut. Sometimes you have to dig deep to find what you're looking for.
[to Rango]
Spirit of the West: So, you made it.
Rango: Is this Heaven?
Spirit of the West: If it were, we'd be eating Pop Tarts with Kim Novak.
Rango: Yeah, ain't that the truth. What are you doing out here?
Spirit of the West: Searching... same as you.
[...]
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References Back to the Future Part III (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

RANGO
Written by John Thum and David Thum
Performed by Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez and Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles
Produced by Hans Zimmer
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Real good fun
21 March 2011 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

This movie is insane! I read a lot of negative reviews here, and all of them had one common factor: children. Of course it's not meant for your 4 year old kid, It's a Gore Verbinski movie. This guy made The Ring and Pirates of Caribbean, none of them had any child-safe approach about them. if you want to make your children happy, go and watch Mars need Mom or something.

Ranting aside, this movie is one hell of fun journey and a feast for eyes. No 3d, shining bright colors, A good script that gives space to each and every character, strange and beautiful landscapes; the list is quite endless. It also happens to be quite post modern in it's approach. I couldn't believe what I was watching on screen. You definitely will long for a second watch.

in movie Things were not shiny and tidy. It was full of grime, the characters experienced real helplessness and despair; you could feel for them. That's a big achievement for an animation movie.


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