Some Kind of Hero (1982)
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This fast-moving comedy is laced with poignancy and drama as Pryor assays one of the finest roles of his career as Eddie Keller, a man who returns home after six years as a P.O.W. to find his world changed. Eddie has every right to expect a hero's welcome… View More
Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Michael Pressman
Starring Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray B. Sharkey, Ronny Cox View More
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Movie Summary

This fast-moving comedy is laced with poignancy and drama as Pryor assays one of the finest roles of his career as Eddie Keller, a man who returns home after six years as a P.O.W. to find his world changed. Eddie has every right to expect a hero's welcome, but nothing has stayed the same. His wife loves another man and lost his savings; a daughter he's never seen calls the new boyfriend "Daddy"; his mother is recuperating from a stroke; the Army is withholding his back pay; and he can't get a loan because he has no collateral. He meets a sympathetic soul in Toni (Margot Kidder), a high-class hooker. Realizing he must take some kind of action, Pryor begins a desperate and funny escapade into the world of crime.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Michael Pressman
Starring Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray B. Sharkey, Ronny Cox, Lynne Moody, Olivia Cole, Paul Benjamin, David Adams, Martin Azarow
Studio Name Paramount Pictures
Release Date 1982
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2008
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 96 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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