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Actor Allusion: Many, but the most obvious one is when Rango is flying through the air on the highway, he smacks into the windshield of a car driven by Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo. (It doesn't hurt Rango himself wears Duke's Hawaiian shirt.)
Rango dons a dress at one point in the film; this isn't the first time a Johnny Depp character has worn a dress.
When Rango is in his tank and trying out various different characters, some of them seem to be allusions to other roles of Depp's, including a grizzled sea captain and a Latin lover.
Speaking of , Rango is carried away by woodlice in a brief scene, where he later Pirates of the Caribbean finds a boat in the middle of a salt flat.
He also runs like Jack Sparrow, leaning back, arms akimbo.
And like Jack in the first movie, Rango is also armed with Pirates of the Caribbean one bullet.
The Spirit of the West is voiced by Timothy Olyphant—a brilliant three-pronged Shout-Out to , Justified , and Deadwood as his character model is a The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Clint Eastwood look alike.
Also, this isn't the first time Bill Nighy has portrayed a feared Grim-Reaper figure.
All-Star Cast: Johnny Deep as Rango, Bill Nighy, Alfred Molina, Abigail Breslin and Isla Fisher to name a few.
Fake American: Isla Fisher as Beans.
Hey, It's That Voice!
First lines Rango says in the film? That's Johnny Depp warming up.
How many Academy Awards does Clint Eastwood have? Five. How many 'golden guardians' does the Spirit of the West, an expy of The Man With No Name, have? Five.
Rango's name, despite being Durango without the Du, is most likely a refference to Ringo, the main character of A Pistol For Ringo, an Spaghetti Western staring Giuliano Gemma.
Appearing as Lotso in and the Mayor in this film means that Ned Beatty was in two Academy Award-winning animated films in a row. Toy Story 3 In both cases, he plays the
Big Bad. Album cover artist Roger Deakins was the responsible for the film's unique look.