PG | | Action, Adventure, Western
The sole surviving Texas Ranger (Klinton Spilsbury) of an ambush arranged by outlaw leader Major Bartholomew "Butch" Cavendish (Christopher Lloyd) returns to fight back as a great masked western hero, The Lone Ranger.
According to media reports, Klinton Spilsbury spent a great deal of time drinking, smoking, and brawling off-set during production.
You got him! You got him!
Young John Reid: Shh, sit down. Get down!
Young Tonto: Leave me alone!
First Scalphunter: You ain't never gonna find that little redskin.
Second Scalphunter: When I do, I'm gonna scalp him.
Young John Reid: Go. It's alright. Come on.
Second Scalphunter: The little injun's somewhere.
Young John Reid: Get down.
First Scalphunter: They're at the Reid place. Come on, we're ...
When the Lone Ranger is breaking Silver to ride, the horse's eyes change repeatedly from brown to blue and back. The horse's bridle changes from a bridle with a bit to a rodeo-type bronc halter.
UK versions are cut by 5 secs to remove horse-falls.
$2,945,600 25 May 1981