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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) (6 August 2017)

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$41,673,047 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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Trivia

Based on Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series of novels, which was inspired in part by Robert Browning's poem "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came". See more »

Goofs

On the beginning of the final fight with the man in dark the gunslinger walks in with only half of the bullets on his belt filled. Once he looks at the boy and draws his guns the belt is full of bullets. See more »

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Jake Chambers: It's a hotdog.
Roland Deschain: Savages. What breed?
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Right at the very end of the credits, you here the ominous whistle. See more »

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I don't get the hate
11 October 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am a King fan but not of this particular series of books although I get why fans of the series may be disappointed that it was condensed into one film. In saying that, if you just take this as a fantasy action film then I really don't get the hate for it. It was well acted by all involved, the effects were good and the story kept moving along. One reviewer described it as the worst film of the year and all I can say to that is that is you need to watch more films as there have been some howlers and this definitely isn't one of them. I would agree with the person who said this was "inspired by" rather than "based on" the books and I do think people who haven't read the books so aren't expecting a straight adaptation will enjoy it for what it is. In summary, I would ignore the hate for this and if you fancy a good action film give it a go. You could do a lot worse.


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