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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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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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1.85 : 1
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Greg Grunberg was originally set play Detective Wallace MacTee but was forced to drop out last minute due to scheduling conflicts with his role on Heroes (2006). 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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Written by Richard "Roch" Wheeler
Performed by ROCHO
Published by Rocho Music (BMI)
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A waste of time and effort
14 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

i have just watched this movie expecting a lot more than i got! it is amateurish and an insult to all movie goers intelligence. i expected so much more from Cuba Gooding. What is it these days with movie makers trying to be clever with their time shifting. I have no trouble following their efforts at trying to be clever but find it unnecessary and boring.The flawed hero idea and revenge concept never hits the mark and while most of us enjoy a good old revenge movie this one doesn't pull it off. It felt like a B movie and in the end thats what it was, save your money and don't waste your time with this one. Shame on Cuba Gooding for making it


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