Some Kind of Hero

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A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country.

  1. James Kirkwood Jr.

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Robert Boris


  3. Michael Pressman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Pryor

    Richard Pryor

    Cpl. Eddie Keller / Ted Segal

  2. Margot Kidder

    Margot Kidder

    Toni Donovan

  3. Ronny Cox

    Ronny Cox

    Col. Powers

  4. Ray Sharkey

    Ray Sharkey

    Sgt. Vinnie DiAngelo

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • April 2, 1982
    R, Theatrical



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