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An actor in a Wild West show must become a mythical Western Hero when a biker gang descends upon a small Montana town.

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Bart
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Gus
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Sharon
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Marshall Harris
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King (as Hugh R. Dillon)
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Tim
Alonso Oyarzun ...
Pablo
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Dog
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Sheriff Cal
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Deputy Hank
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Trooper
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Sticky
Ben Cardinal ...
Smokey
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Dillman
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Storyline

Standard story of a biker gang taking over a town is not saved by the presence of Lou Diamond Phillips as the head biker or Sean Patrcik Flanery as the avenging townsperson who takes on the gangs with the help of an old codger (Robert Forster). The story starts with Phillips and a cohort robbing a store and injuring a salesperson. The bikers tell everyone in the store that if any one tells who committed the crime, the gang will take revenge on them and their families. Flanery nonetheless proceeds to arrest them with a gun filled with blanks when he next sees them. The gang breaks their leader out of jail, killing the policemen in the process. Flanery & Diamond then trade off attacks. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Big Bad Bart Is Open For Business ...COP KILLING


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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12 April 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Héroe solitario  »

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$5,500,000 (estimated)
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Bart: I don't think he's got the stomach for what's comin'
Gus: If he doesn't, I do.
Bart: Oh I know. You're the first one I'm gonna kill when I get the chance.
Gus: That's fare. You're the first one I'm gonna kill since I get an excuse.
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Special Thanks To: Delphine Matt, Nancy, Richard & Michelle Sally, Bailey, Marcel, Ritchie, Tim, Jamie & Valerie See more »

Soundtracks

Hero's Hero
Performed by Headstones
Composed by Headstones (Trent Carr (as Carr)/Hugh Dillon (as Dillon)/Dale Harrison (as Harrison)/Tim White (as White))
Published by Teeth (Headstones)/Universal Music Publishing, a division of Universal Studios Canada Ltd. (SOCAN)
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Great, B-grade forgettable fun
2 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I put this movie in the same catagory as "Roadhouse" and "Maximum Overdrive" cheap and forgettable, but for some reason, I own all 3....

Lone Hero is not for everyone's taste, but like the commercials for India Pale Ale up here in Canada say, "Those who like it, like it a lot."

Possibly the greatest B-lister working today, Sean Patrick Flannery, stars as a bad guy in a wild west show who turns into a real hero by roughing up some criminal bikers.

The cowardly townsfolk turn against him, and soon he only has a whacked out war veteran on his side. Is the fact that this is a made for cable movie obvious? yes. Is it cliched? yes.

This is just a modern western, and by the time the credits role, the film will be forgotten, but it is fun escapism for the 90 minutes that it lasts. And the theme song is kind of catchy.


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