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Some Kind of Hero
Directed by:
Michael Pressman

Released in the USA on April 02 of 1982, "Some Kind of Hero" is a Comedy/Drama/War film directed by Michael Pressman , starring Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Ronny Cox, Lynne Moody and Olivia Cole.

Richard Pryor is in a new kind of comedy...about some kind of hero...in some kind of mess. [USA theatrical]

Who directed "Some Kind of Hero":

Some Kind of Hero was directed by Michael Pressman, a director, actor, producer, and writer.

Before making Some Kind of Hero, Michael Pressman had directed Those Lips, Those Eyes, released in 1980, Boulevard Nights (1979), The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976). Since, he directed Doctor Detroit, released in 1983, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991), Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2004).

When was "Some Kind of Hero" released:

Some Kind of Hero was initally released in the United States on Friday, April 02, 1982. Also released on this day were Cat People (dir. Paul Schrader) and A Little Sex (dir. Bruce Paltrow). This was thirty-seven (37) years ago.

It has been released on June, 1986 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Some Kind of Hero":

At the casting of Some Kind of Hero we find Richard Pryor, previously seen in Stir Crazy (1980) and In God We Tru$t (1980); Margot Kidder (Heartaches (1981), Superman II (1980)); Ray Sharkey (Love and Money (1982), The Idolmaker (1980)) [ more... ]

What is the Storyline of "Some Kind of Hero":

Eddie Keller is one of the last POWs to be brought home from Vietnam, after several years of torture and deprivation at the hands of the Vietcong. During his captivity, he resists signing a "confession" admitting to war crimes repeatedly, but finally consents to save the life of another prisoner.

Having returned home, Eddie finds the world has moved on without him. His wife has remarried, and had children. His mother has suffered a stroke, and requires constant (and expensive) medical attention. [...]

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