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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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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)  »

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Almost History  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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$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 Edwards and the crew are camping for there first night out, the first image is next to the river with a rocky shore with no trees. Then after Hunt breaks the news about the crews moral, Edwards goes outside to get to know the crew. The campsite setting is in a thick forest on the same night. See more »

Quotes

Pratt: [Talking into Bidwell's ear in his hand] Bidwell? Bidwell! I fear the bear has killed Mr. Bidwell sir! He's failed to communicate with the me, by way of his ear...
Edwards: It doesn't work that way, it doesn't work anyway! But even if it did, he couldn't talk through it!
Pratt: [Again, talking into Bidwell's ear in his hand] Sh... Bidwell?
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Lullaby
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Written by Johannes Brahms
Performed by Hamilton Camp
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The more I watch this, the better it gets!
24 December 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Farley and Perry lead a team who are racing Lewis and Clark to blaze a trail to the Pacific coast of the newly settled America. Historically speaking, the setting of the film and costumes seem surprisingly accurate and I was totally convinced that I was looking at the early 1800's.

I watched it the first time and giggle a bit, I watched it the second time and laughed here and there, I watched it for the third time and laughed nearly all the way through! This film is like an acquired taste and just gets better with watching.


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