One Man's Hero
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John Riley, is an Irish-American officer in the US Army in 1846 just before the break-out of the Mexican-American War. His men have been imprisoned for attending mass with the local Mexicans and he sets out to free them and is promptly attacked by the US Army. They escape into the desert mountains and are captured by Mexican guerilla forces. Riley, wounded in the battle, is nursed back to health by a beautiful Mexican fighter, Marta. After forming a bond with the guerillas, Riley and his men elect to fight on their side. The 'San Patricios', as they are called, fight bravely, but after… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 38%

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"Weighed down by the traditional Hollywood trappings."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"An interesting historical drama about a little-known incident that would have been much better had someone like John Milius directed it."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"An earnest, flawed film for thoughtful, critical viewing."
‑ Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films Guide
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