Some Kind of Hero

Some Kind of Hero

"Richard Pryor is in a new kind of comedy...about some kind of hero...in some kind of mess."
  • R
  • 1982
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 5.8  (1,383)
  • 68

Eddie Keller is a Vietnam veteran who has just returned from war. Not only did he see battle, but he was imprisoned for a time in a prisoner of war camp. Hence, he is greeted with great fanfare as a hero by friends, relatives and even strangers in his hometown. However, the warm welcome wears off before too long as everyone else goes back to their regular lives. That is when Eddie comes to realize that his life has changed forever, and he now must figure out how to operate in a world that no longer makes sense to him.

Some Kind of Hero
Some Kind Of Hero
Some Kind Of Hero

Trailer - 31 sec

Description
Eddie Keller is a Vietnam veteran who has just returned from war. Not only did he see battle, but he was imprisoned for a time in a prisoner of war camp. Hence, he is greeted with great fanfare as a hero by friends, relatives and even strangers in his hometown. However, the warm welcome wears off before too long as everyone else goes back to their regular lives. That is when Eddie comes to realize that his life has changed forever, and he now must figure out how to operate in a world that no longer makes sense to him.

Some Kind of Hero is a 1982 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8 and a MetaScore of 68.

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  • Release Date
    1982
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (1,383)
  • Metascore
    68