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Directed by:
Stephen Frears

Starring Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia, Joan Cusack, Kevin J. O'Connor and Maury Chaykin, "Hero" (also known as "Ganz normaler Held, Ein", "Eroe per caso", "Accidental Hero") is a Comedy/Drama film directed by Stephen Frears, and written by David Webb Peoples (screenplay), released on October 02 of 1992 in the USA.

One selfless act of courage can really mess up your whole day.

Who is the director of "Hero":

Hero was directed by Stephen Frears, an English director, actor, and producer.

Before making Hero, Stephen Frears had directed The Grifters, released in 1990, Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987), Prick Up Your Ears (1987), The Hit (1984), and Bloody Kids (1979). Since, he directed The Hi-Lo Country, released in 1998, High Fidelity (2000), Liam (2000), Dirty Pretty Things (2002), Chéri (2009), and Tamara Drewe (2010).

What was the release date of "Hero":

Hero was initially released on Friday, October 02, 1992, in the United States. Also released on this day were Mr. Baseball (dir. Fred Schepisi) and Of Mice and Men (dir. Gary Sinise). This was twenty-seven (27) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 16, 1993 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, February 03, 1993 in France; Thursday, February 04, 1993 in Germany; Friday, October 09, 1992 in Italy; Friday, April 02, 1993 in Spain and on Thursday, January 28, 1993 in Australia.

Who is at the casting of "Hero":

At the casting of Hero we find Dustin Hoffman, previously seen in Hook (1991) and Billy Bathgate (1991); Geena Davis (A League of Their Own (1992), Thelma & Louise (1991)); Andy Garcia (Dead Again (1991), The Godfather: Part III (1990)) [ more... ]

  • Christian Clemenson and Maury Chaykin, Stephen Tobolowsky also appeared together in Josh and S.A.M., released in 1993.
  • Joan Cusack and Don Pugsley also appeared together in Corrina, Corrina, released in 1994.
  • Tom Arnold and Joan Cusack can be seen in Nine Months, released in 1995.
  • Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia can be seen in Confidence, released in 2003.

What is the Storyline of "Hero":

"Bernie" LaPlante (Dustin Hoffman) is a pickpocket and petty criminal who anonymously rescues survivors of an aircraft crash, losing a shoe in the process. He later meets a homeless Vietnam veteran, John Bubber (Andy Garcia), tells him about the rescue at the crash site and gives him his remaining shoe. When a television station offers $1 million to the "Angel of Flight 104", Bernie cannot claim the reward, due to his incarceration. John, however, uses the single shoe to take credit for the act. Bernie [...]

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