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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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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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$41,673,047 (USA) (18 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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[from trailer]
Man in Black: Everyone who walks with you dies.
Roland Deschain: No more.
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Right at the very end of the credits, you here the ominous whistle. See more »

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Referenced in Sean Bradley Reviews: The Dark Tower (2017) See more »

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Brilliant introduction to the saga of The Dark Tower
16 August 2017 | by (Gold Coast Australia) – See all my reviews

I have read the books three times and followed a lot of comments and even spoilers on social media so I went to the movie not knowing what to expect.

I enjoyed every minute. For me it was a brilliant introduction to the world of Stephen King's The Dark Tower. Lots of Easter eggs in there which are fun.

The portrayal of the main characters, the make up and special effects I thought were cleverly done to turn such a huge epic work into a 90minute taster of what I hope is more to come.

Do sit through to the end of the credits.


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