The Lone Ranger 

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

The Lone Ranger (2013 Movie)

“The Lone Ranger” is a 2013 action-adventure film directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie is based on the popular radio and television series of the same name, which first appeared in the 1930s.

The film stars Armie Hammer as John Reid, a district attorney who becomes the legendary masked hero known as the Lone Ranger. Johnny Depp plays the character of Tonto, a Native American warrior who becomes the Lone Ranger’s trusted companion and guide.

The story follows the unlikely partnership between John Reid and Tonto as they team up to fight injustice and corruption in the American Old West. Together, they face a ruthless outlaw named Butch Cavendish, played by William Fichtner, who is terrorizing the region. As they seek justice, the Lone Ranger and Tonto must overcome their differences and work together to bring down Cavendish and his gang.

The film combines action, humor, and a touch of supernatural elements to create a thrilling and entertaining adventure. It also delves into themes of justice, identity, and the complexities of heroism.

While “The Lone Ranger” received mixed reviews from critics and faced some challenges at the box office, it still provides an entertaining and visually impressive experience for audiences. The film showcases impressive action sequences, stunning cinematography, and the dynamic performances of the lead actors.

Overall, “The Lone Ranger” is a modern retelling of a classic tale, bringing the iconic characters to life for a new generation while paying homage to the beloved Western genre. Despite its reception, the film remains an exciting addition to the legacy of the Lone Ranger character.

The Lone Ranger 

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  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $260.5 million
  • Awards: Nominated Academy Awards
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  • Armie Hammer: John Reid/Lone Ranger
  • Johnny Depp: Tonto
  • William Fichtner: Butch Cavendish
  • Tom Wilkinson: Latham Cole
  • Ruth Wilson: Rebecca Reid
  • Helena Bonham Carter: Red Harrington
  • James Badge Dale: Dan Reid
  • Bryant Prince: Danny Reid
  • Barry Pepper: Captain Jay Fuller
  • Mason Cook: Will
  • Saginaw Grant: Chief Big Bear
  • Harry Treadaway: Frank
  • Lew Temple: Hollis
  • Leon Rippy: Collins
  • Stephen Root: Habberman
  • James Frain: Barret
  • Damon Herriman: Ray


  • Director: Gore Verbinski
  • Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer and Gore Verbinski
  • Music: Hans Zimmer

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