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The Lone Ranger (2013)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 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.

Director:

Gore Verbinski

Writers:

Justin Haythe (screenplay), Ted Elliott (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Tonto
Armie Hammer ... John Reid (Lone Ranger)
William Fichtner ... Butch Cavendish
Tom Wilkinson ... Cole
Ruth Wilson ... Rebecca Reid
Helena Bonham Carter ... Red Harrington
James Badge Dale ... Dan Reid
Bryant Prince ... Danny
Barry Pepper ... Fuller
Mason Cook ... Will
JD Cullum ... Wendell
Saginaw Grant ... Chief Big Bear
Harry Treadaway ... Frank
James Frain ... Barret
Joaquín Cosio ... Jesus
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Storyline

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Despite the producers citing the presence of an adviser from the Comanche Nation, some debated the advisability of casting of Johnny Depp as a Native American, and whether the film would present a positive and accurate representation of the Comanche. Depp has stated he believes he has Native American ancestry, possibly from a great-grandmother. He has said that he considered the role a personal attempt "to try to right the wrongs of the past", in reference to portrayals of Native American culture in the media. 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 fifty 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

Frank: [as Tonto and John are running down on top of a moving train, they run into Frank at gunpoint] Going somewhere?
Tonto: Yes.
John Reid: [with chained hands in the air & connected to Tonto] No.
Tonto: Yes.
John Reid: No.
Tonto: Yes.
John Reid: No.
Frank: [shouting] Shut up!
Tonto: [after a pause, Tonto see a mail hook approaching] Yes.
[the mail hook snags John's chains and hauls him and Tonto off]
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Crazy Credits

After the main headline credits, a desert landscape appears and the remainder of the credits scroll over a scene of old Tonto walking very slowly into the distance. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The First Film (2015) See more »

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Written by SCIC, INC.
Performed by Johnny Depp and Comanche Nation
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I recently attended an early screening for the film at Disney's California Adventure and wow it was great. The story is well told and gives you a good idea of how a man named John Reid becomes the Lone Ranger who is brilliantly played by Armie Hammer. Johnny Depp obviously stole the show for his portrayal of Tonto; I thought it was one of his best characters he's ever played. The highlight here is the two's chemistry throughout the film, these are two very different people who both have different perspectives on life and they were just hilarious together. My only problem with the film was the supporting cast, I thought some characters were a little under developed and not as enjoyable as the leads. I wished the villain were just as enjoyable like how Geoffrey Rush was for Curse of the Black Pearl. So in other terms the film is not as good as Curse of the Black Pearl but more superior then the Prate sequels. Go see this movie you'll have a great time, and people can learn from this movie it's got some good messages.


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Country:

USA

Release Date:

3 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lone Ranger See more »

Filming Locations:

Creede, Colorado, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$215,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,210,849, 7 July 2013

Gross USA:

$89,302,115

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$260,502,115
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2.39 : 1
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