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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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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. As he said in an interview with Vulture Magazine, "It reminds me of a critic who called 'Flashdance' a 'toxic dump.'" "Ten years later [the critic] said, 'This is really a good movie. I missed it.' I think ['Lone Ranger'] 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 »

Goofs

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Tonto Make-Up Inspired by the Kirby Sattler Painting entitled "I Am Crow" See more »


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After The Battle of Aughrim
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Real film, real stunts, real actors and real fun
4 July 2013 | by (saskatoon, Canada) – See all my reviews

You know the plot; you also know who is in this movie so lets get to it. Gore Verbinski has delivered a film that moves leisurely along peppered with rousing action sequences, comedy, villainy and pathos. It is solid entertainment. I would place this movie alongside Waterworld, The Last Action Hero, and John Carter as unfairly panned films which deserves to succeed in the cinema halls.

It is too bad that there appears to be a hate on for this movie simply because it seems that a lot of money was spent in its making. But look at it this way, when you hire real stunt persons, construct and destroy real trains and stage many stunts for real, it is not going to be cheap. I would rather support this type of movie-making any day instead of the tired CGI based effects laden yawners. Every penny of the budget is on screen in a beautiful shot and staged movie. I found it to be an enjoyable 159 minutes of entertainment.


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