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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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Skinner McGraw
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Derek (as Thomas Flannigan)
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Melanie McQueen
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Lynch McGraw
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Marley Singer (as Samantha Hanratty)
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Cosmo Jackson
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Detective Wallace MacTee
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Marley's Mom
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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)  »

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Anazitontas ton iroa  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Actor Paul Sampson suffered a minor eye injury during one sequence in which he is shot by Ben Cross' character due to a premature squib detonation. This footage is included in the finished film. See more »

Goofs

As Case stabs Derek, a crewmember's hand holding a piece of equipment briefly comes into view on the right of the frame. See more »

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[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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Blue Dreams
Written by D. DiFonzo and Scott Schreer (as Scott P. Schreer) (BMI)
Published by Freeplaymusic (BMI)
Courtesy of Freeplay Music
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Cuba Gooding not suitable for the role
23 June 2009 | by See all my reviews

Now don't get me wrong - cuba G is a versatile Oscar winning g actor, its just that this role was completely unsuited for him. Cant figure out why the director/producer/promoters shortlisted him for this role that needed a far more intense almost brooding character. Otherwise the movie is,as they say over here, Good Time Pass! Pretty violent and fast moving, with a rather confusing plot that unravels itself towards the end. found the 'bad' guys rather good actually, and the good guys, well, not so good, not even Ray Liotta who is also wasted in the smallish part that he plays. Ben Cross' also smallish role is played with the panache that ben does to all his roles. Hes; one of those actors who can play Victor or villain with equal ease and effectiveness. George Menon, Goa


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