PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A boy haunted by visions of a dark tower from a parallel reality teams up with the tower's disillusioned guardian to stop an evil warlock known as the Man in Black who plans to use the boy to destroy the tower and open the gates of Hell.
There are references to popular music (intentional or not): the Crimson King was introduced by Stephen King in 1994, and the British progressive rock band King Crimson was formed in 1968. A poster in Jake's room has "The Black Keys" (a US band) in writing. When leaving the diner, Walter mumbles "You ain't seen nothing yet" - the title of a 1974 Bachman-Turner Overdrive song.
I'm sworn to defend the Tower. I'll stop at nothing to defend it.
While Jake is being tied up in a chair, at first he is being tied up by Tirana. In the next shot he is being tied up by a man wearing a green jacket. The shot after that we see Tirana walking away, implying that she just finished tying up the boy.
Right at the very end of the credits, you hear the ominous whistle.
$19,153,698 6 August 2017
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