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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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$35,117,942 (USA) (14 August 2017)
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Idris Elba appeared the previous year in Star Trek Beyond (2016) opposite the late Anton Yelchin. Yelchin had appeared in Hearts in Atlantis (2001), which was also based on a Stephen King novel with connections to the Dark Tower series: Anthony Hopkins's character appears in the final novel of the series, and notes that Jake Chambers could easily have been a "twinner" for Bobby Garfield. Elba also appeared opposite Hopkins in Thor (2011). See more »

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

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Great adaption of the books

If you don't appreciate this movie then you don't understand the books. I've read all of the books and wondered how they would make this a movie. They did a great job, they gave it focus and made it a MOVIE. There's no way you could have shot these books as movies. It would just be impossible. They took the heart of the books are were able to perfectly adapt them for a movie. You were satisfied and didn't feel like this was all set up but were ready for the next movie. People who are disappointed need to just read the books again and I'd like to hear how they would make a movie out of this.


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