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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)

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

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$89,289,910 (USA) (4 October 2013)
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"Sands' Theme", from Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), is credited to "Tonto's Giant Nuts." It was actually written by Johnny Depp, who invented the name as a joke. Despite popular rumor, it is not the name of his band. See more »

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Twist-up lipstick was invented in 1923. See more »

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[last lines]
John Reid: Hi ho Silver, away!
Tonto: Don't ever do that again.
John Reid: Sorry.
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Connections

References Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) See more »

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Swan Lake Op.20 Suite 1 (Swan Theme)
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Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Worth the wait
5 July 2013 | by (Kolkata, India) – See all my reviews

I was a little disappointed about the critics' review of the movie, since I adore Johnny Depp and had been waiting for the movie to release for months. I was pleasantly surprised. The movie was lovely. It had action (as promised), a good plot and pretty generous doses of humor for a movie of this genre. Depp stole the show with his portrayal of Tonto, but the other actors were great as well. The obvious comparison of this movie is with the Pirates of the Caribbean series because of Verbinski and Depp. There were parts of the movie, especially those where Tonto's actions generated laughs from the theater, which reminded me of the latter. Both have Depp in eccentric roles which provide ample comic relief. But since the themes are completely different, I feel that a comparison is not exactly fair. All in all, it is a good, lighthearted, entertaining way to spend two and a half hours, and I am considering hitting the theater for it again soon.


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