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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bartholomew Hunt
... Leslie Edwards
... Jonah
... Sergeant
Robert Tittor ... Priest
... Nicholas Burr
David Packer ... Bidwell
... Guy Fontenot
... Shaquinna
... Father Girard
... Higgins
... Jackson (as Joseph Patrick Cranshaw)
... Pratt
... Bent Twig
... Chief Two Roads
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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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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,837,928, 31 May 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,114,928, 12 July 1998
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Filmed in fall 1996 under the title Edwards & Hunt. It was originally intended for release in summer 1997, but was delayed for a year due to a merger. See more »

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When Pratt picks up Bidwell's ear, he sings Brahms' "Lullaby" into it. This song would not be written until 1868. See more »

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Hunt: What I remembered the most were the animals.
Edwards: [smiles] Ah, the animals...
Hunt: Fearsome beasts of the mountains and plains. I've seen a bear so powerful... that it *snapped* a man's body in half with his huge jaws. Garrgghh! Garrgghh! I've seen a badger with paws as big as frying pans. And that'd rip your face right off! Right off! Nothing you can do with that! Just rip it off! Once there was a hawk that swooped down from the sky... Aggghhh! Aggghhh! Aggghhh! And plucked a man's eyeballs out of his ...
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Lullaby
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Written by Johannes Brahms
Performed by Hamilton Camp
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Great Film
13 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

I read about half of the reviews and I think my opinion falls in line with about half of the crowd. This movie was one of the best Chris Farley physical style comedies that I had seen in awhile. If you don't like Chris Farley, of course you won't like the movie. If you try to take this movie too seriously, you won't like the movie. If you just want to sit back and get a few laughs, then you SHOULD like the movie.

I still laugh the most at the eagle scenes. That is just pure lame comedy at it's best. That scene and the rest of the movie never get old after watching it numerous times.


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