The Lone Ranger Synopsis
Native American spirit warrior Tonto and man of the law John Reid join forces to battle greed and corruption.
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By Matt Zoller Seitz
For all its miscalculations, this is a personal picture, violent and sweet, clever and goofy. It's as obsessive and overbearing as Steven...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A wild, wacky, wide-screen reimagining of the vintage radio serial and TV series, the film - with Armie Hammer in the hat and mask,...
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By James Berardinelli
Though the story is mostly faithful to the established origin of the character, it's not until the last 15 minutes, when "The William Tell...
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By William Goss
The fact that Johnny Depp alone gets top billing above the title, The Lone Ranger, despite not playing said character sums up the generally...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
There’s a rollicking Wild West adventure buried deep inside The Lone Ranger, a bloated, mega-budget revival of the story of the iconic...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's a 2 1/2-hour slog, with tonal inconsistencies and monotonous, drawn-out action sequences. Scenes alternate between frenetic and...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Except for the dynamite finale, The Long Ranger feels like a long, slow ride to the dump, to the dump, to the dump, dump, dump.
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Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
The Lone Ranger has it all, but what you end up with is not much. It's an extravagantly squandered opportunity.
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By Peter Debruge
Extravagant but exhausting...this over-the-top oater delivers all the energy and spectacle audiences have come to expect from a Jerry...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
This is slick trash. A bloated, unfunny, sometimes downright bizarre train wreck featuring some of the loudest, longest and least...
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Best Movie This Summer

By andrewrasschaert
Being a fan of western movies and seeing the trailer I was skeptical going in to see this movie. I've seen all the "Big" movies this summer and this movie has it all. Comedy, Action (plenty of that),...

What's With The Mask?

By MedRed
The Lone Ranger is a thoroughly modern take on a classic western. The cinematography is excellent and does a great job of capturing the natural beauty of the settings. While not an exceptional...

Terrific Movie! Funny, Touching & Thrilling

By michelebob
I read a few reviews from Critics and decided to go see The Lone Ranger anyway. This was a great decision... this film didn't disappoint me. Every part was perfectly cast. Armie Hammer impressed me by...

Good, Fun time at the Theatre

By pejohnson20
Although there are shortcomings with this movie, they do not take away from the entertainment value. For two-and-a-half hours, we are taken to a place in the Wild West as we envisioned it as...

WOW! Who would of thought.....

By hello79
After all the negative reviews, that this movie would be so GREAT! Another reason to watch a movie and judge for yourself. Full of Action, Humor, and Great Acting as one would expect of Johnny Depp....

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By PBlake317
Loved everything about this movie. It had action, comedy, interesting characters and the whole story involving the little boy was fantastic! We plan on seeing this movie again before it leaves the...

Fun film-critics are wrong as usual

By IheartJewishGirls
This life long Lone Ranger fan enjoyed this film tremendously. I didn't know who Army Hammer was, but I liked him in this film. Depp as always was great. Only negative is that it is a bit young....


By bhibben
The movie is a bit long but it was worth wait to get to the last 30 minutes. From that point on, it was super outstanding, especially for those of us old enough to remember the good old days!...

White Hat and Bird Head Get It Done.

By rtbob99
Great summer movie. I was excited about this movie when I saw the trailers. Was disappointed to hear that some movie reviewers did not like it. Now having seen it, I wonder how those reviewers...

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By gburdan2
I am an older adult who watched the Lone Ranger in black and white, so I wasn't sure what to expect in this more modern rendition of the masked man. If you are a fan of Johnny Depp, and I am, you...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sequences of intense action and violence, and some suggestive material.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Occasionally entertaining but overlong and overly violent.
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