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Lizards in Movies
Rango (2011)
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Some of these pictures and descriptions may give away plot details that you might not want to know before watching the film.
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Rango is a pet Chameleon in a glass cage who performs plays he writes with doll parts and dead crickets and his plastic palm tree. One day the cage suddenly flies out of the back of his owner's car and Rango becomes lost in the Mojave Desert, (which here is mysteriously full of Saguaro cactus, a plant that is not found anywhere in the Mojave Desert.) He bounces off one car after another, (including Hunter S. Thompson's windshield - right out of the book (and movie) Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, which is a nice touch for in-the-know adults forced to watch this PG rated movie because Johnny Depp, the voice of Rango, played Hunter S. Thompson in the film version of the book.) But I digress.

Rango wanders around the desert where he eventually meets up with lots of other desert creatures including some other lizards: Beans, a Desert Iguana with hair, eyelashes and breasts, so we know she's female (seen above with Rango); Bad Bill, a Gila Monster; and Waffles, a Horned Lizard.

Some critics hated the fact that the characters were based on real desert creatures, rodents and birds as well as herps, but the realistic animated herps are one of the things that makes this film so much fun, along with Spaghetti Western parodies and the general wisecracking.
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One of the lizards Rango meets is Bad Bill, a Gila Monster who is a hired goon to the town boss, and a very unpleasant character.
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One of the lizards Rango meets is a horned lizard named Waffles.