PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Western
A road comedy about 2 guys whose mission is to beat Lewis and Clark.
Elias, the shop owner that Bartholomew Hunt goes to for a bath, a shave, and a tooth removal, is loosely based on Charles Willson Peale, a painter from colonial times who also practiced taxidermy and dentistry.
What I remembered the most were the animals.
Edwards: Ah, the animals...
Hunt: Fearsome beasts of the mountains and plains. I've seen a bear so powerful... that it *snapped* a man's body in half with his huge jaws. Garrgghh! Garrgghh! I've seen a badger with paws ...
When Hunt carries the Eagle egg back to camp, a close-up of his feet reveals that he is wearing modern boots with rubber soles and a patterned tread.
$2,837,928 (USA) (31 May 1998)
$6,114,928 (USA) (12 July 1998)
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