• The Lone Ranger (2013)

The Lone Ranger

Release Date: July 3rd, 2013

DVD Release Date: December 17th, 2013

PG-13 |2 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

In 1933 a boy discovers an ancient Native American in a sideshow carnival tent. The Indian is Tonto (Johnny Depp), the old companion of John Reid (Armie Hammer), a lawman more famously known as the Lone Ranger. With this opportunity to set the record straight about his and Reid's adventures, Tonto recalls the day in 1869 when he first encountered the man who would be his trusted friend and tells of their teamwork bringing down Butch Cavendish (William Fichtner) and other Old West outlaws.

Cast: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter, James Badge Dale, Bryant Prince

Director: Gore Verbinski

Genres: Western , Action , Adventure

Production Co: Blind Wink, Infinitum Nihil

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Rivalry, Small town, Quest, 1930s, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    A moderately amusing but very uneven revisionist adventure with franchise and theme park intentions written all over it...This attempt by Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer to plant the flag for another Pirates of the Caribbean-scaled series tries to have it too many ways tonally, resulting in a work that wobbles and thrashes all over the place as it attempts to find the right groove. show more

  • 45
    Bob MondelloNPR

    There's a couple of hundred million dollars' worth of technical wizardry up there on screen, and nothing is at stake. Except, maybe, for some future amusement park ride, and the sequels, and toys and hats and masks. And piles and piles of silver, if enough people lay down their hard-earned dollars to hear Hammer's hearty "Hi-yo." show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Johnny Depp's Tonto wears a dead crow on his head in The Lone Ranger. The star himself carries a dead movie on his shoulders. show more

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