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Hero Wanted (2008)

After he awakens in a hospital, a man tracks down and murders the man that left him and a bank teller for dead during a robbery, only to end up having the slain thief's associates come after him in retaliation.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Liam Case
... Detective Terry Subcott
... Swain
... Skinner McGraw
... Derek (as Thomas Flannigan)
... Melanie McQueen
... Kayla McQueen
Steven Kozlowski ... Lynch McGraw
... Gill
... Marley Singer (as Samantha Hanratty)
... Cosmo Jackson
... Detective Wallace MacTee
... Gordy McGraw
Lisa Dunne ... Marley's Mom
Elitsa Razheva ... Dawn Case (as Elitza Rajeva)
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A man seeks out and murders the thief that left him and a bank teller for dead during a robbery, only to end up having the slain thief's associates come after him in retaliation. Written by Annonymous

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The Hero Becomes the Hunted. See more »


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Rated R for strong violence, language and brief sexual content | See all certifications »

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10 July 2008 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Anazitontas ton iroa  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Ray Liotta and Tommy Flanagan both also starred in Joe Carnahan's Smokin' Aces (2006), yet shared no scenes. See more »

Goofs

At the end credits Cuba Gooding Jr. is credited as "Liam Chase" when his name in the film is in fact "Liam Case". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Liam Case: [narration] I really wish we hadn't start here. It's too easy to get the wrong idea about me.
[photograph]
Liam Case: That's Dawn, my wife. A car accident ended our happiness, leaving me with an empty home, and an empty life.
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Petey's Blues
Written by Peter Neff (as Peter T. Neff)
Performed by Peter Neff (as Peter T. Neff)
Published by Peter Neff Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Neffscores Music
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13 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

Being that they do so much direct-to-video stuff, it's hard to remember that both Cuba Gooding Jr., and Ray Liotta are award winning actors! Hero Wanted is one of those direct-to-video films. It follows the story of a man who tries to live the righteous life, but even the best of people have their breaking point. This was a really interesting story, with some unexpected twists and turns. It was a pretty good film that really fell under the radar. The story was great and the acting was top notch, but the way it was filmed really left a lot to be desired. The film is frequently jumping months ahead or to a flashback, without any notice or footnotes, it made parts of the film very confusing. There were also a couple of pretty big plot holes, that added to the confusion. This is by no means a classic, but the acting was terrific, the action was pretty cool, and I enjoyed it quite a bit.


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