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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Some Kind of Hero
Some Kind of Hero



Status Released

Release Information

  • April 2, 1982


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

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