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Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)

PG | | Action, Crime, Drama | 15 April 1983 (USA)
After helping the local police with some horse thieves, a Texas Ranger aims at a drug lord with arms trade as well. They're interested in the same woman and they're both into martial arts.

Director:

Steve Carver

Writers:

B.J. Nelson (screenplay), H. Kaye Dyal (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Norris ... J.J. McQuade
David Carradine ... Rawley Wilkes
Barbara Carrera ... Lola Richardson
Leon Isaac Kennedy ... Jackson
Robert Beltran ... Kayo
L.Q. Jones ... Dakota
Dana Kimmell ... Sally McQuade
R.G. Armstrong ... T. Tyler
Jorge Cervera Jr. Jorge Cervera Jr. ... Jefe
Sharon Farrell ... Molly McQuade
Daniel Frishman ... Falcon
William Sanderson ... Snow
John Anderson John Anderson ... Burnside
Robert Arenas Robert Arenas ... Gas Station Attendant
Tommy Ballard Tommy Ballard ... Colonel
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Storyline

The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showdown between the drug lord and the ranger, and involving the woman they both love. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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Taglines:

The 'Mad Dog' Criminal...The 'Lone Wolf' Lawman...The Ultimate Showdown. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the most popular "movie-based" drinking games is to take a drink each time the participants hear "Ranger." See more »

Goofs

When McQuade's new partner is chasing him on the dirt road his windshield cracks. In a later shot the windshield is intact. See more »

Quotes

[McQuade is pointing a gun at Kayo]
J.J. McQuade: What are you doing here?
Kayo: I came to wake you up. I'm your new partner remember?
[McQuade uncocks the gun]
J.J. McQuade: Kid get out of here. And forget that partner crap.
Kayo: But Captain Tyler said...
[McQuade cuts him off by shooting at the ceiling]
J.J. McQuade: Tell Tyler to shove it.
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Crazy Credits

Director of Atmosphere was awarded to Dory Ben-Ami (8 years old at the time) and Jim Lott (78 years old at the time) See more »

Alternate Versions

Norwegian cinema version is heavily cut to get an 16 rating but later video versions are uncut with an 18 rating. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Flash: The Man Who Saved Central City (2015) See more »

User Reviews

The best Chuck Norris movie ever!
29 June 1999 | by Sean26See all my reviews

When I was growing up, I would watch Eye For An Eye a million times a year. That was my favorite Norris movie, until I came across Lone Wolf McQuade in the video stores in 1987. I love that movie SO MUCH! The acting isn't that great (I don't think any of his movies have 1st rate acting), but being an action Norris movie, it's right on target! The musical theme to Lone Wolf McQuade fit very much in the movie. It sounds a bit like those Eastwood spaghetti western themes, but better! If anyone didn't like this movie, they're brain dead! (Anyone who's a Norris fan that is) :) If you're a TRUE Norris fan & if you love action flicks, rent this movie today, you'll love it!


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

15 April 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lone Wolf See more »

Filming Locations:

El Paso, Texas, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,295,300, 17 April 1983

Gross USA:

$12,232,628

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,232,628
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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