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Almost Heroes (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Western  |  29 May 1998 (USA)
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A road comedy about 2 guys whose mission is to beat Lewis and Clark.

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Barry Del Sherman ...
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Robert Tittor ...
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Jackson (as Joseph Patrick Cranshaw)
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Bent Twig
George Aguilar ...
Chief Two Roads
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Explorers Bartholemew Hunt and Leslie Edwards are setting forth against nature across the country on a journey to the Pacific Ocean against rivals Lewis and Clark. Along the way they have many mishaps and misfortunes. Written by RNWebner

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Almost History... Almost Legends... Mostly Ridiculous.


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Rated PG-13 for crude humor and nudity | See all certifications »

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29 May 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Almost History  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,837,928 (USA) (29 May 1998)

Gross:

$6,114,928 (USA) (10 July 1998)
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Trivia

This film marks the last leading role for Chris Farley who died five months before the film released. However it is not his last film appearance as he had a cameo for the film Dirty Work released later that same year. See more »

Goofs

When Hunt becomes suddenly disgusted with Edwards after peering through his telescope and discovering a naked Fontenot, Edwards realizes the mistake and turns the telescope to his left. The camera, with a point-of-view shot through the telescope, however, pans to the right to reveal a naked Shaquinna. See more »

Quotes

Bidwell: Sir, sir. I've been to hell and back!
Edwards: Yes, I can see that!
Bidwell: I suspect that now you'll want to lead a hunting party, to slay that terrible beast!
Edwards: Well, yes, that thought did cross my mind. Briefly. But now I have a better idea.
Bidwell: Yes sir?
Edwards: I shall fashion for you the finest wooden leg you have ever seen!
Bidwell: Oh, but what about the bear?
Edwards: Rest assured, Bigwell, in twenty years or so, the ravishes of old age will deal with the bear, far more cruelly than we ever could have.
Bidwell: Revenge is sweet sir!
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Opus 71 Third Movement, String Quartet in E Flat Major, 'Andante Con Moto'
Composed by Joseph Haydn (as Franz Joseph Haydn)
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Good, but not Farley's best.
18 February 2002 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

I know that a lot of people hated this movie, but I'm commenting in defense of it. This movie may not have been Chris Farley's nor Matthew Perry's best work, but it is funny. I laughed a few times when I watched it the first time, in fact overall I like the darn movie, even though it's not as good as Farley's other funny works like "Tommy Boy", and "Black Sheep".

Please give this movie a chance. You might like it.


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