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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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$36,402,518 (USA) (15 August 2017)
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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 »

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[from trailer]
Man in Black: You really think you can stop me, gunslinger?
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Dark Tower (2017) See more »

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Never slows, never a dull moment, always moving forward; excellent
10 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So shoot me! I loved it! The film has no, none, zero dead, dull, filler time. It moves along at a clip that keeps audiences' eyes glued to the screen, enthralled in the action and in anticipation: What's next!? Idris Elba is terrific. His character could easily be unbelievable, instead it is engaging and credible, he plays it not as an old west character, but as a man who has been beaten down but retains his honor and his intent. With the younger cast member (Tom Taylor, I think is his name) Idris develops a camaraderie and companionship that continues to develop and deepen throughout the film. It is convincing and essential to the story/plot. For me, the pacing of the film. The lack of any dead spots. The continual forward movement of the plot and action were the things that I found most enjoyable. I didn't attend Dark Tower expecting "cinema". I went expecting a good movie. I got it and more. In my estimation, Dark Tower is a terrific movie.


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