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Lone Hero (2002)

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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
Dave 'Squatch' Ward ...
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
Bill Dow ...
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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Quotes

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 »

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In The Dust
Performed by Tree Adams
Written by Tree Adams (as Adam Hirsh) (BMI)
New Dog Old Trix Publishing (BMI)
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Benevolent Heroism
25 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw parts of this movie on HBO while flipping between channels looking for something worthwhile to watch. I thought this made for HBO movie was far from what I was looking for. After seeing parts of it probably half a dozen times and being drawn in, I finally sat down and watched it from beginning to end.

This movie has a straightforward simple plot. At a glance it looks like "Hollywood stock" and the average back cover synopsis at the movie store wouldn't lead you to believe different. But, this film is of higher quality. The writing is good, even witty. The acting is good. The action is a vehicle to the plot, not center stage. It is a light, benevolent, and heroic movie, with action as its backdrop.

Unfortunately I haven't seen anything else written or directed by Ken Sanzel that was worth the time to watch it.


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