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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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Almost History  »

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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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Trivia

Lewis and Clark both had surnames that can also be first names. This is also the case with the two lead actors in this film, Chris Farley and Matthew Perry. See more »

Goofs

After Hunt and Edwards escape from Hidalgo's gauntlet. Hunt gives Edwards a boost to the top of the rock you can see a microphone in the top left corner of the screen. See more »

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Hunt: Walk to Asia? I like it.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Three to Tango (2018) See more »

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Opus 71 Third Movement, String Quartet in E Flat Major, 'Andante Con Moto'
Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn (as Franz Joseph Haydn)
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'Almost' Perfect!

ALMOST HEROES was without a doubt one of the funniest movies of 1998. It was also one of those rare comedies that are almost perfect. After seeing it several times now, I still feel it could have been perfect if not for two things. The first being that despite the movie being very well edited, there are times when it seems that there was some serious cutting down for a PG-13 rating.

The second thing keeping this movie from being perfect is just like with OLD SCHOOL, there are some attempts at humor in the movie that seem out of place in a movie like this. Sadly, this was Chris Farley's last movie. Nearly seven years after his death, it is still hard to believe he's gone. He was in my opinion, the funniest guy ever!


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