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Lone Hero (2002)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  12 April 2002 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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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: [objecting to being stuffed into the trunk] Ya know I could suffocate in here.
John: No. You fellas ventilated my car just fine.
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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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Get Back Home
Performed by Tree Adams
Written by Tree Adams (as Adam Hirsh) (BMI)
New Dog Old Trix Publishing (BMI)
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Diverting "drive in" type action film with a good plot
1 June 2002 | by (Margate, Florida) – See all my reviews

This film was recently shown in the spring of 2002 on HBO. The twist to this film involves one of the participants in a local town's wild west show given to tourist. A criminalistic motorcycle gang invades the town. It is that participant mentioned above who cleverly fights off this gang, one with the help of a friend who apparently is well versed in weapondry and by getting a few of the towns participants to assist him when the gang makes its final assault to seize the town with their ultimate goal of perhaps killing innocents and pillaging the town for whatever they can use on their travels. Lou Diamond Phillips is ideal as the head of the biker gang with a mean wise guy attitude. Sean Patrick Flannery is perfect as the mild mannered participant that wards off the gang. Robert Forster is good support as the friend of Flannery and the weapons expert.

There is a style to this action film that although makes it a sort of "B" film that makes it a cut above similar type films. I would say that the plot-story line is the key that is carried out very well.


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