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The Lone Ranger (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $89,289,910Details
International Box Office $170,700,000
Worldwide Box Office $259,989,910
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $24,866,996 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $20,518,920 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $45,385,916
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Native American warrior Tonto recounts the tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice, as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
31% - Rotten
51% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$275,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 2nd, 2013 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: December 17th, 2013 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, and some suggestive material.
(Rating bulletin 2276, 6/12/2013)
Running Time: 149 minutes
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Keywords: Native Americans, Secret Identity, Government Corruption, Revenge, Genocide, Non-Chronological, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Intertitle, Sibling Rivalry, Surprise Twist, Scene in End Credits, Old Age Makeup
Source:Based on TV
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer, Blind Wink, Infinitum Nihil


   John Reid (Lone Ranger)
   Butch Cavendish
   Rebecca Reid
   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
Joaquin Cosio    Jesus
Damon Herriman    Ray
Matt O'Leary    Skinny
W. Earl Brown    Mustached Ranger
Timothy Murphy    Fritz
Gil Birmingham    Red Knee
Damon Carney    Blaine
Kevin Wiggins    Clayton
Chad Brummett    Martin
Robert Baker    Navarro
Lew Temple    Hollis
Joseph E. Foy    Boy Tonto
Leon Rippy    Collins
Stephen Root    Habberman
Randy Oglesby    Shareholder
Brad Greenquist    Shareholder
Rance Howard    Engireer
Leonard Earl Howze    Homer
Travis Hammer    Young Caverdish
Steve Corona    Young Cole
Matt Page    Soldier #3
Jack Axlerod    Telegraph Operator
Christopher Hagen    Preacher
Freda Foh Shen    Kai
Margaret Bowman    Fat Lady
Liz P. Mendez    Pilar
Laina Loucks    Rosalie
Devon J. Adams    Dancer (Red's)
Desirae Anslover    Dancer (Red's)
Charlotte Cormier    Dancer (Red's)
Megan Pribyl    Dancer (Red's)
Briana Van Schuyver    Dancer (Red's)
Julie Stracener    Dancer (Red's)
Chad Randall    Pawing Drunk
Jason Hill    Mob Member
Todd Anderson    Mob Member
Beth Bailey    Mob Member
Joanne Camp    Glenda
John Keating    Young Crier (Hell on Wheels)
Stephen Brodie    Soldier #1
Will Koberg    Soldier #2
Jack Chang    Huang
Tad Jones    VP Colfax
Robin McGee    Old Crier
Bob Rumnock    Stove Pipe
Grover Coulson    Joe
Tait Fletcher    Grizzled Soldier
Alex Knight    Soldier #4
Argos MacCallum    Farmer
David Midthunder    Fuller's Native American Scout
Allison Volk    Jane
Tom E. Rostkowski    Man Who Congratulates Cole
Malachi Tsoodle-Nelson    Red Knee's Young Warrior
Sean Durham    Cavalry Guard
Anthony R. Burt    Cavalry
R.J. Kirkhope    Cavalry
Will Kirkhope    Cavalry
Kenneth Love    Cavalry

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Justin Haythe
Screenwriter    Ted Elliott
Screenwriter    Terry Rossio
Screenstory    Ted Elliott
Screenstory    Terry Rossio
Screen Story    Justin Haythe
Producer    Jerry Bruckheimer
Producer    Gore Verbinski
Executive Producer    Mike Stenson
Executive Producer    Chad Oman
Executive Producer    Ted Elliott
Executive Producer    Terry Rossio
Executive Producer    Johnny Depp
Executive Producer    Eric Ellenbogen
Executive Producer    Eric McLeod
Director of Photography    Bojan Bazelli
Production Designer    Jess Gonchor
Production Designer    Crash McCreery
Editor    Craig Wood
Editor    James Haygood
Costume Designer    Penny Rose
Music    Hans Zimmer
Visual Effects Supervisor    Tim Alexander
Visual Effects Supervisor    Gary Brozenich
Visual Effects Producer    Shari Hanson
Casting    Denise Chamian
Unit Production Manager    Mark Indig
First Assistant Director    Simon Warnock
Second Assistant Director    Eric Richard Lasko
Associate Producer    Pat Sandston
Associate Producer    Melissa Reid
Associate Producer    Shari Hanson
Associate Producer    Tom Engelman
Associate Producer    Morgan Des Groseillers
ILM Animation Supervisor    Kevin Martel
ILM Visual Effects Executive Producer    Jill Brooks
ILM Visual Effects Producer    Amy Beresford
MPC Visual Effects Supervisor - Vancouver    Matt Middleton
MPC Compositing Supervisor    Marian Mavrovic
MPC Visual Effects Producer    Oliver Money
Production Supervisor    Thomas Hayslip
Supervising Art Director    Jon Billington
Supervising Art Director    Brad Ricker
Art Director (Trains)    Naaman Marshall
Art Director (Trains)    Domenic Silvestri
Art Director    James F. Oberlander
Art Director    Iain McFadyen
Set Decorator    Cheryl Carasik
Lead Set Designer    Greg Papalia
Digital Set Designer    Scott Herbertson
Costume Supervisor    Stacy Horn
Makeup Dept. Head    Joel Harlow
Special Make-up Effects    Joel Harlow
Department Head Hair    Gloria Pasqua-Casny
Sound Mixer    Lee Orloff
Post-Production Supervisor    Amanda Weir
Assistant Director    Dan Urrutia
Supervising Sound Editor    Addison Teague
Sound Designer    Addison Teague
Supervising Sound Editor    Shannon Mills
Sound Designer    Shannon Mills
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Massey
Re-recording Mixer    Christopher Boyes
Sound Designer    Christopher Boyes
Sound Designer    Gary Rydstrom
Visual Effects Supervisor    Edson Williams
Special Effects Supervisor    John Frazier

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/07/03 2 $9,700,000   3,904 $2,485   $9,700,000 2
2013/07/08 2 $3,021,795   3,904 $774   $51,736,805 7
2013/07/09 3 $3,331,180 +10% 3,904 $853   $55,067,985 8
2013/07/10 4 $2,587,793 -22% 3,904 $663   $57,655,778 9
2013/07/11 4 $2,305,414 -11% 3,904 $591   $59,961,192 10
2013/07/12 5 $3,491,445 +51% 3,904 $894   $63,452,637 11
2013/07/13 5 $4,720,875 +35% 3,904 $1,209   $68,173,512 12
2013/07/14 5 $3,293,780 -30% 3,904 $844   $71,467,292 13
2013/07/15 6 $1,406,510 -57% 3,904 $360   $72,873,802 14
2013/07/16 6 $1,657,511 +18% 3,904 $425   $74,531,313 15
2013/07/17 7 $1,244,515 -25% 3,904 $319   $75,775,828 16
2013/07/18 7 $1,135,415 -9% 3,904 $291   $76,911,243 17
2013/07/19 11 $1,318,590 +16% 2,273 $580   $78,229,833 18
2013/07/20 11 $1,799,616 +36% 2,273 $792   $80,029,449 19
2013/07/21 11 $1,261,841 -30% 2,273 $555   $81,291,290 20
2013/07/22 11 $569,166 -55% 2,273 $250   $81,860,456 21
2013/07/23 11 $677,260 +19% 2,273 $298   $82,537,716 22
2013/07/24 11 $569,085 -16% 2,273 $250   $83,106,801 23
2013/07/25 11 $530,212 -7% 2,273 $233   $83,637,013 24
2013/07/26 15 $489,141 -8% 1,267 $386   $84,126,154 25
2013/07/27 14 $703,444 +44% 1,267 $555   $84,829,598 26
2013/07/28 14 $491,832 -30% 1,267 $388   $85,321,430 27
2013/07/29 15 $218,015 -56% 1,267 $172   $85,539,445 28
2013/07/30 15 $250,846 +15% 1,267 $198   $85,790,291 29
2013/07/31 16 $155,782 -38% 1,267 $123   $85,946,073 30
2013/08/01 16 $158,634 +2% 1,267 $125   $86,104,707 31
2013/08/02 - $202,049 +27% 553 $365   $86,306,756 32
2013/08/03 - $271,067 +34% 553 $490   $86,577,823 33
2013/08/04 - $187,529 -31% 553 $339   $86,765,352 34
2013/08/05 - $89,295 -52% 553 $161   $86,854,647 35
2013/08/06 - $92,962 +4% 553 $168   $86,947,609 36
2013/08/07 - $54,608 -41% 553 $99   $87,002,217 37
2013/08/08 - $52,095 -5% 553 $94   $87,054,312 38

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/07/05 2 $29,210,849   3,904 $7,482   $48,715,010 6
2013/07/12 5 $11,506,100 -61% 3,904 $2,947   $60,221,110 13
2013/07/19 11 $4,380,047 -62% 2,273 $1,927   $81,291,290 20
2013/07/26 14 $1,684,417 -62% 1,267 $1,329   $85,321,430 27
2013/08/02 17 $660,645 -61% 553 $1,195   $86,765,352 34
2013/08/09 23 $290,661 -56% 261 $1,114   $87,344,973 41
2013/08/16 29 $222,905 -23% 184 $1,211   $87,707,876 48
2013/08/23 35 $187,784 -16% 141 $1,332   $87,989,692 55
2013/08/30 32 $403,991 +115% 254 $1,591   $88,470,894 62
2013/09/06 36 $193,857 -52% 231 $839   $88,818,158 69
2013/09/13 38 $130,944 -32% 196 $668   $89,008,027 76
2013/09/20 46 $94,751 -28% 138 $687   $89,146,110 83
2013/09/27 46 $60,725 -36% 89 $682   $89,237,148 90
2013/10/04 56 $30,163 -50% 48 $628   $89,289,910 97

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/22/20133608,837 608,837$10,605,941$10,605,9411
12/29/20135220,376-64% 829,213$4,398,705$15,004,6462
1/5/20145110,082-50% 939,295$2,031,013$17,035,6583
1/12/2014865,442-41% 1,004,737$994,718$18,030,3774
1/19/20141534,532-47% 1,039,269$592,569$18,622,9465
1/26/20141624,523-29% 1,063,792$390,406$19,013,3526
2/2/20142916,041-35% 1,079,833$274,301$19,287,6537
2/9/20142521,108+32% 1,100,941$379,733$19,667,3868
2/23/20142420,397 1,144,399$403,249$20,485,27210
3/16/20142620,489 1,194,189$405,682$21,448,70913
3/30/20143014,593 1,216,726$291,276$21,898,54715
4/6/2014276,218-57% 1,222,944$124,111$22,022,65816

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/22/20133510,728 510,728$11,496,486$11,496,4861
12/29/20136164,224-68% 674,952$4,099,023$15,595,5092
1/5/2014661,604-62% 736,556$1,457,561$17,053,0703
1/12/2014639,083-37% 775,639$778,926$17,831,9964
1/19/20141118,726-52% 794,365$384,249$18,216,2455
1/26/20141213,995-25% 808,360$281,292$18,497,5376
2/2/2014208,222-41% 816,581$165,585$18,663,1227
2/23/20142010,609 838,131$257,064$19,185,27010

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