The Lone Ranger
The Lone Ranger (2013)

From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, comes Disney/ Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger," a thrilling… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 3, 2013
DVD Release Date: December 17, 2013
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp make for an appealing pair of leads, but they're not enough to make up for The Lone Ranger's bland script, bloated length, and blaring action overkill.

Wesley Morris

This isn't the complete disaster of Wild Wild West, but that's only because none of the $250 million was spent to turn Kenneth Branagh into a mechanical spider.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Your expectations of how bad The Lone Ranger is can't trump the reality.

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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

The Lone Ranger is a weird mixture of daffy slapstick and deadly seriousness.

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Mara Reinstein
Us Weekly

Depp has done the kooky, costumed character shtick so many times, it's no longer surprising to see him bury his index finger into the desert sand, then lick it

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Matt Zoller Seitz

It's as obsessive and overbearing as Steven Spielberg's "1941"-and, I'll bet, as likely to be re-evaluated twenty years from now, and described as "misunderstood."

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Nathan Bartlebaugh
The Film Stage

Verbinski delivers a delirious final action sequence that transforms the movie from timid to full-bodied and rousing, but it's too little, too late.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

Frustrating, lazy and lifeless.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

Somewhere, around the hour-and-a-half mark, The Lone Ranger makes the fateful decision not to end. Worse, the movie keeps not-ending for another full hour.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

You thought, 'Wow! Another cool, Jack Sparrow-type makeup job-check out the dead crow on his head!' All one can say of 'The Lone Ranger': what a waste of an excellent costume.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
While beautifully filmed and with great effects, this remake of the classic TV show suffers from a really long first act. Shortened by about 20 minutes this… More
Cynthia S.
Well....what can I say. I DO NOT think that Johnny Depp was miscast. I think that he was the best part of this silliness. In my opinion, it was the way this… More
Red Lats
The action scenes were well done, and I enjoyed Johnny Depp's acting, but I didn't like the story. For instance, if you are going to native legends… More
KJ Proulx
"The Lone Ranger" takes it's source material (somewhat) from the classic television series, and for the most part, this film fails miserably on… More
Jim Hunter
The Long Ranger and Tonto battle a corrupt railroad developer. For an action film, The Lone Ranger is mostly boring. Sure, some of the action sequences are… More
Carlos Magalhães
It is true that it is overlong and has an irregular pacing (some editing required), but it manages to be a very entertaining popcorn movie, making the best of… More