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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)  »

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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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Trivia

The book that John Reid calls his "bible" is "Two Treatises on Government" by John Locke, a 17th-century English social scientist. See more »

Goofs

When the army captain shoots at Tonto on the roof of the train carriage and then later at John Reid on the other train, he fires more than twelve shots from his two revolvers without reloading. Similarly, John Reid returns the captain's fire, firing more than six shots from his revolver, without reloading. This is likely a tribute to classic westerns where weapons had an inexhaustible supply of ammunition. See more »

Quotes

Tonto: [to Will, the boy dressed as The Lone Ranger] Never take off the mask.
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The Jerry Bruckheimer Logo runs along a railroad instead of an asphalt road. This image was also seen in the trailer. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Chase Australia: Episode #2.13 (2016) See more »

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William Tell Overture: Finale
music by Gioachino Rossini
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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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