Almost Heroes

Almost Heroes
Almost Heroes
  • PG-13
  • 1h 32m
  • 1998
Rotten8%
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Matthew Perry and Chris Farley star in the true history of the race to express the United States' Manifest Destiny to reach from sea to shining sea, which can finally he told. To the pantheon of American heroes, the two real conquerors of the American frontier can at last be added: Edwards and Hunt. This is their tale of two men who are Almost Heroes. In the late 18th century, veteran tracker and habitual drunkard Bartholomew Hunt (Farley) and foppish blowhard Leslie Edwards (Perry) lead a bickering, brawling, bumbling crew of misfits and lowlifes across the unexplored territory from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. As they trek westward, Edwards and Hunt and company head down roaring rapids and over the Rockies on their way to historical oblivion. From comedian-director Christopher Guest comes a side-splitting saga of how the West was lost: through the merry misadventures of misguided explorers.
© 1998 Turner Pictures Worldwide, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Seattle Times
Joe Heim
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Unfortunately, Farley's unintended farewell is hardly memorable.

June 25, 2017
CNN.com
Paul Tatara
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All of the guys on the expedition are dumb, and they say and do dumb things in dumb ways, dumbly.

June 25, 2017
New York Daily News
Ron Givens
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Those hallmark Farley situations, when he bursts into apoplexy over some challenge or outrage, see...

June 25, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:May 29, 1998
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
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