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Rango (2011)

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Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.

Director:

Gore Verbinski

Writers:

John Logan, John Logan (story) | 2 more credits »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Rango / Lars (voice)
Isla Fisher ... Beans (voice)
Abigail Breslin ... Priscilla (voice)
Ned Beatty ... Mayor (voice)
Alfred Molina ... Roadkill (voice)
Bill Nighy ... Rattlesnake Jake (voice)
Stephen Root ... Doc / Merrimack / Mr. Snuggles (voice)
Harry Dean Stanton ... Balthazar (voice)
Timothy Olyphant ... Spirit of the West (voice)
Ray Winstone ... Bad Bill (voice)
Ian Abercrombie ... Ambrose (voice)
Gil Birmingham ... Wounded Bird (voice)
James Ward Byrkit ... Waffles / Gordy / Papa Joad / Cousin Murt / Curlie / Knife Attacker / Rodent Kid (voice)
Claudia Black ... Angelique (voice)
Blake Clark ... Buford (voice)
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Storyline

Rango is a pet chameleon always on the lookout for action and adventure, except the fake kind, where he directs it and acts in it. After a car accident, he winds up in an old western town called Dirt. What this town needs the most is water, but they also need a hero and a sheriff. The thirsty Rango instantly takes on the role of both and selfishly agrees to take on the case of their missing water. Written by napierslogs

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

From the director of 'Pirates of the Caribbean'


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude humor, language, action and smoking | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

This is the first of Paramount's animated films to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film. See more »

Goofs

While Rango hangs out in the Mayor's antechamber, he plays with a golf club, and knocks over a couple of actual golf balls that fit his character size. Yet when he plays golf with the mayor later, they both use pill bugs as golf balls. See more »

Quotes

Wounded Bird: You kill bird?
Rango: Why, yes, I did.
Wounded Bird: Bird dead, snake come.
Rango: Uh, snake?
Priscilla: He means Rattlesnake Jake, Mr. Rango. He usually doesn't come to town because he's scared of that hawk, but he might come now. Can I have your boots when you're dead?
Rango: No. I ain't got no problem with this Rattlesnake Jake.
Priscilla: That's just what Amos said.
Rango: Amos?
[Priscilla looks at something offscreen, Rango looks and sees a small graveyard with a headstone reading 'Amos, Sheriff Thur-Sat.']
Priscilla: You got any gold fillings?
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Alternate Versions

The DVD and Blu-ray releases include an extended version, which adds one scene after Rattlesnake Jake drags the Mayor off into the desert. Due to the water that has flooded up from the ground, the town of Dirt has become a beach resort and re-named itself Mud. As the locals enjoy the new scenery, Rango gets news that Bad Bill is causing trouble in another town. He decides to make a dramatic exit, delivering an inspired speech to the town while mounted on a roadrunner, but falls out of the saddle before he can finish it. See more »


Soundtracks

Finale
from the motion picture The Kingdom (2007)
Written by Danny Elfman
Courtesy of Universal Studios
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User Reviews

 
Great movie western...
23 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

One of the best animated movies ever made, the trailer shows so little and I'd recommend watching it as it is absolutely outstanding. The animation work to the character development to the soundtrack are perfect in every way. Everything a animated movie should be.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Gore Verbinski Animated Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,079,323, 6 March 2011

Gross USA:

$123,477,607

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$245,724,603
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 (HDTV)
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