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The Lone Ranger (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Western  |  3 July 2013 (USA)
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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)  »

Also Known As:

El llanero solitario  »

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Box Office

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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Trivia

The "frame story" where young Will meets the old Tonto takes place in 1933, the year of the first Lone Ranger radio broadcast. See more »

Goofs

The vultures in the burial scene are a European species not found in North America. See more »

Quotes

Will: Wait a minute! You're saying you're Tonto? The Tonto?
Tonto: There is another?
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits beyond the production logos. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.193 (2013) See more »

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The Star Spangled Banner
Written by Francis Scott Key
Arranged by Geoff Zanelli
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5 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I tend to side with critics often, and usually find they are on target

  • case in point- Man of Steel - which I had the highest of hopes for,


and felt it was mediocre at best. So, I went in to Lone Ranger with low expectations based on reviews I had read from the so called experts. I was a fan of the series as a kid. Was not sure what to expect from this. Well, This is the Lone Ranger movie for the 21st century. It was fantastic. What movie did these critics watch? It set a perfect tone. Depp was terrific. Hammer was pitch perfect - he became grew to be the Lone Ranger. It left me wanting more, and movies rarely do that for me. Spread the word of mouth - we need this movie to have legs so we get a much deserved sequel. Trust me, its GREAT. And my 7 y/o son loved it just as much.


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