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The Dark Tower (2017)

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The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

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The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

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In a world of superheroes, there is only one gunslinger. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for thematic material including sequences of gun violence and action. | See all certifications »

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4 August 2017 (USA)  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,153,698 (USA) (4 August 2017)

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$35,117,942 (USA) (14 August 2017)
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Trivia

The chime that plays in the first official trailer is the same one that plays in the two pocket watches in 'For a Few Dollars More", the 1965 Spaghetti Western that teams up Clint Eastwood and Lee Van Cleef as two bounty hunters chasing a vicious gang. They then starred as antagonists in 'The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly" (1966). Stephen King claims that movie was half the inspiration for 'The Dark Tower'. See more »

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Roland Deschain: Darkness is your weapon, guns are mine.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Interstate 60 (2017) See more »

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The movie is great and franchise is mighty.
10 August 2017 | by (Novorossiysk, Russia) – See all my reviews

This movie should be regarded as a common promotional video of the whole novel. Obviously, it is impossible to squeeze 7 books into one movie. And if producers start with a retelling of a separate book, the viewer unfamiliar with the novel will not understand the essence. Also it's time to unhook from the color of the Gunslinger's skin. Prior to watching the movie, I was skeptical about this moment. But Elba well conveyed the character of the Gunslinger. He is more appropriate in this role than, for example, Ryan Gosling in the new Blade Runner.


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