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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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More references to other Stephen King books were planned, but were scaled back as it became clear that the copyright issues would have taken years to figure out See more »

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Jake Chambers: It's a hotdog.
Roland Deschain: Savages. What breed?
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Interstate 60 (2017) See more »

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Surprisingly Excellent!
4 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jake Chambers is an 11-year-old adventure seeker who discovers clues about another dimension called Mid-World. Upon following the mystery, he is spirited away to Mid-World where he encounters a Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, who is on a quest to reach the "Dark Tower" that resides in End-World and reach the nexus point between time and space that he hopes will save all existence from extinction. But with various monsters and a vicious sorcerer named Walter o'Dim, the Man in Black hot on their trail, the unlikely duo find that their quest may be difficult to complete.

In North America, The Dark Tower was released alongside Kidnap, as well as the wide expansion of Detroit, and is projected to gross around $20 million from 3,451 theaters in its opening weekend. It made $1.8 million from Thursday previews at 2,770 theaters, which began playing at 7:19 P.M. as an ode to the 19:19 of Stephen King lore present in the book series.

Some people were forcing me not to see it,but I saw this film and surprisingly found it excellent.


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