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Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.

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Storyline

In the 1930s, an elderly Tonto tells a young boy the tale of John Reid, the Lone Ranger. An idealistic lawyer, he rides with his brother and fellow Texas Rangers in pursuit of the notorious Butch Cavendish. Ambushed by the outlaw and left for dead, John Reid is rescued by the renegade Comanche, Tonto, at the insistence of a mysterious white horse and offers to help him to bring Cavendish to justice. Becoming a reluctant masked rider with a seemingly incomprehensible partner, Reid pursues the criminal against all obstacles. However, John and Tonto learn that Cavendish is only part of a far greater injustice and the pair must fight it in an adventure that would make them a legend. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Never Take Off the Mask


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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3 July 2013 (USA)  »

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El llanero solitario  »

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Budget:

$215,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$29,210,849 (USA) (5 July 2013)

Gross:

$89,289,910 (USA) (4 October 2013)
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Despite being one of the biggest box office disasters of 2013, Jerry Bruckheimer believes that The Lone Ranger (2013) will be, in years to come, rediscovered as a masterpiece, just like with films like The Wizard of Oz (1939), Pinocchio (1940), Fantasia (1940), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Sleeping Beauty (1959), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Shining (1980), Blade Runner (1982), A Christmas Story (1983), Flashdance (1983), and John Carter (2012) before. In an interview with Vulture Magazine, he said " I think it is going to be looked back on as a brave, wonderful film. I've been though this a lot with journalists. We made a movie years ago called "Flashdance" and I remember one journalist just giving us the worst review ever. Then, about five years later, we get this kind of love letter - that he totally "missed" it. That he loved the movie. And it's kind of the same with you that, any time it's on, you have to watch it. It happens, you know." See more »

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Frank: It was a ranger, Butch. A lone ranger.
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After the main headline credits, a desert landscape appears and the remainder of the credits scroll over a scene of old Tonto walking very slowly into the distance. See more »

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Great Film, ignore the critics on this one
3 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just got back from seeing it and we were thoroughly entertained. Depp and Hammer were fantastic in their roles and the action was over the top, as expected. Be advised, this film is told from Tonto's point of view based on his recollections of what transpired. This is not an Oscar contender, nor was it ever intended to be, but it is a great popcorn flick. It is violent in certain scenes and may not be suitable for smaller children, but for adults and tweens, it is about right. I did think that the first 10-15 mins or so were a little too slap-sticky for me, but once it gets going, it gets good. To all of the naysayers out there, what did you think you were going to see? It is essentially a western Pirates of the Caribbean, and Depp portrayed his character with the usual humorous persona he always does.


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