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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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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
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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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1.33 : 1
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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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Shoulder Deep
Performed by Tree Adams
Written by Tree Adams (as Adam Hirsh) (BMI)
New Dog Old Trix Publishing (BMI)
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A modern revamp of the wild west
6 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is a thoroughly acceptable retelling of the 'outlaws run amok in a good old-western town' scenario set in modern times. This film, which is technically an action/adventure, can almost be seen as an homage to the shoot-'em-up cowboy films of a bygone era. It pits a lackluster actor doing hourly shows as a badguy in an old-west theme town against a vicious, win-at-all-costs leader of a motorcycle gang and his thugs. The characters are strong, and if you allow the usual 'willing suspension of disbelief' (and like a little meat to your movies) you will probably have a fun time watching this flick.


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