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Shoot the Hero (2010)

R | | Action, Comedy | January 2010 (USA)
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A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings. The plot thickens when the crooked casino owner who engineered the heist ... See full summary »

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Christian Sesma

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Christian Sesma
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jason Mewes ... Nate
Samantha Lockwood ... Kate
Danny Trejo ... Crazy Joe
Nick Nicotera ... Fat Smith (as Nic Nac)
Mike Hatton ... Thin Smith
Nicholas Turturro ... Grant
Paul Sloan ... Franklin
Fred Williamson ... The General
Taylor Negron ... Douglas
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brian Drolet ... Hayek
Chris Fries ... (voice)
Josh Marchette Josh Marchette ... Marshetti
Katie Morgan ... Baby Doll
Annemarie Pazmino ... China Doll
David Shackelford ... Red
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Storyline

A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings. The plot thickens when the crooked casino owner who engineered the heist hires two unassuming hit men to clean up the mess, and the soon-to-be husband and wife find themselves discovering new things about themselves and their relationship. Written by Christian Sesma

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Kiss the bride, take the money...

Genres:

Action | Comedy

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La Balade de Crazy Joe See more »

Filming Locations:

Palm Springs, California, USA

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

WILHELM SCREAM: One of the soldiers cries out during the mercenary training simulation. See more »

Quotes

Thin Smith: This is where our usual comfort level of black and white is now in a crappy little gray area.
Fat Smith: I hate crappy little gray areas.
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene after the end credits featuring the Smith brothers and Franklin discussing their new partnership. See more »

Connections

References Kung Fu (1972) See more »

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On Dunes
Written by Zach Huskey
Performed by Dali's Llama
Courtesy of Dali's Llama Records
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Cult Classic
30 September 2010 | by p_rohitSee all my reviews

Sesma is onto something with his tale of Nate, Kate, the Smith Brothers, Crazy Joe, Franklin, Grant, and a band of misfits raising havoc in what appears to be the middle of nowhere.

With over-the-top action sequences and adult-like crude humor of some savory and not-so-savory folks alike, Shoot the Hero is a fun, wham-bam- thank-you-ma'am, edge-of-your-seat ride that will easily become an instant cult-classic with a cerebral bent.

Overall, each of the main characters are rather interesting, with each of their stories told at a grippingly fast pace, reminding moviegoers of a similar gangster-crime saga of a cult classic in El Mariachi.


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