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One Man's Hero (1999)

R
121 min | Action, Drama, History

"One Man's Hero" tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish, and other immigrants of the Catholic religion, who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ethnic ...See more"One Man's Hero" tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish, and other immigrants of the Catholic religion, who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ethnic prejudice in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War. The plot centers around the personal story of John Riley, an Irishman who had been a Sergeant in the American Army, who is commissioned as a Captain in the Mexican Army, and commands the battalion, as he leads his men in battle, and struggles with authorities on both sides of the border. See less
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Budget
$ 11,350,000
Opening Wknd
$ 108,567
Gross (USA)
$ 240,067
Gross (World)
$ 240,067
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Release date
Sep 24, 1999 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Tom Berenger
John Riley John Riley   See fewer
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Mark Moses
Col. Benton Lacy Col. Benton Lacy   See fewer
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Stuart Graham
Corporal Kenneally Corporal Kenneally   See fewer
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Gregg Fitzgerald
Paddy Noonan Paddy Noonan   See fewer
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Don Wycherley
Brian Athlone Brian Athlone   See fewer
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Wolf Muser
Cpl. Schultz Cpl. Schultz   See fewer
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Luke Hayden
Seamus McDougherty Seamus McDougherty   See fewer
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Ilia Volok
Daniel Grzbalski Daniel Grzbalski   See fewer
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Patrick Bergin
General Winfield Scott General Winfield Scott   See fewer
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James Gammon
General Zachary Taylor General Zachary Taylor   See fewer
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Carlos Carrasco
Dominguez Dominguez   See fewer
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Stephen Tobolowsky
Captain Gaine Captain Gaine   See fewer
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Dermot Martin
Seamus Fitzgerald Seamus Fitzgerald   See fewer
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Jason Hool
Peter O'Neil Peter O'Neil   See fewer
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Gary Hershberger
Eammon Daly Eammon Daly   See fewer
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Steve Leone
John Daly John Daly   See fewer
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Jorge Bosso
Col. Maximo Nexor Col. Maximo Nexor   See fewer
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Luis Lorenzo
Padre Varga (as Luis Lorenzo) Padre Varga (as Luis Lorenzo)   See fewer
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Prince Albert of Monaco
James Kelley James Kelley   See fewer
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Mark Thomas
McFadden McFadden   See fewer
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Rodolfo de Anda
General Ampudia General Ampudia   See fewer
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Roger Cudney
Col. Harney Col. Harney   See fewer
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James Polak
Brander Brander   See fewer
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Brett Hool
Army Recruiter Army Recruiter   See fewer
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Raúl Martínez
1st Guerilla 1st Guerilla   See fewer
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Fernando Elizondo
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Alek Carrera
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6.2 / 10 | 1,004 votes