Rango is an animated comedy western film released in 2011, directed by Gore Verbinski and featuring the voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, and Ned Beatty. The film tells the story of a pet chameleon named Rango (voiced by Johnny Depp) who becomes stranded in the Mojave Desert and finds himself in a town called Dirt, which is facing a severe water shortage.
Rango poses as a tough gunslinger and is appointed sheriff of Dirt, but he soon discovers that the town’s problems are not what they seem. With the help of some colorful characters, including Beans (voiced by Isla Fisher), a spunky iguana, and a wise old tortoise named Spirit of the West (voiced by Timothy Olyphant), Rango sets out to uncover the truth about Dirt’s water shortage and save the town.
The film received critical acclaim for its animation, humor, and voice performances, with many praising Johnny Depp’s performance as Rango. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and grossed over $245 million worldwide, making it a commercial success. The film is considered a classic in the animated comedy western genre and is often cited as one of the best animated films of 2011.
Duration: 107 min.