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  Hero (1992 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hero (also known as Accidental Hero) is a comedy and drama movie starring Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia, Chevy Chase, and Joan Cusack and directed by Stephen Frears.
She soon grooms Bubber's public image as a hero, and even falls in love with him, all the while under the impression that Bubber is the hero.
Mariah Carey originally recorded her #1 hit single, "Hero", for the film but the filmmakers did not think the power ballad was a good fit.
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 Hero Movie Review - MovieWeb
Actually I have still enjoyed quite a few of his American movies, such as the highly stylish Romeo Must Die, but no matter how much I enjoyed them I couldn't bring myself to award any of them a 4-5 star grade.
Despite the name he's not a hero in the Clint Eastwood mold, where he looks tough and fights, he's a person who is doing something he doesn't necessarily agree with but believes it to be the right thing.
Slow motion is used at key points in order to highlight a particularly heroic moment, such as a scene where 2 of the characters join together to deflect the kings arrows.
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 HER0 | Retro Junk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Movie Plot:Stephen Frears' Hero is a contemporary re-working of a Frank Capra-styled fable about a two-bit criminal named Bernie (Dustin Hoffman) who saves several passengers from a plane crash and leaves the scene without being identified, leaving only a lost shoe for identification.
One of the passengers happens to be news-reporter Gale (Geena Davis) who is intent on finding her savior, and offers a million dollars to the "hero" of the crashed flight.
Hero manages to be quite funny and satirical while sticking to a story that is essentially a Hollywood fable.
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 Hero (1992/I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
from Jersey City, NJ I saw "Hero" when it first opened in theaters, and tonight was the first time I saw it in 10 years.
Though it is basically a comedy, it has its human elements that add an earthy quality to the film.
I have seen this movie and would like to comment on it
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 Hero DVD at Video Universe
Gale turns the absent hero into a media celebrity, offering a million dollar reward to the man who can prove that he is the hero by producing the match to a shoe found in the mud outside the plane.
Bernie, who considers himself "a cash kind of guy" changes his mind about the virtues of anonymity, and he tries to prove he is the real hero and claim his reward, while John begins to feel pangs of guilt over his deception and Gale begins to have feelings for the hero she created.
This fast paced social comedy brings to mind Capra heros from the past such as Longfellow Deeds and John Doe, ordinary men who became overnight media sensations and national heroes.
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 Laramie Movie Scope: Hero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
October 6, 1992 -- ``Hero'' stars Dustin Hoffman as a slimy little crook who becomes a hero when he rescues several people from a plane crash.
An impostor, played by Andy Garcia, pretends he is the hero and claims the $1 million reward posted by a television station for the hero.
The ending of the film is a little muddled and parts of the film drag, but it is a pretty good commentary on contemporary values and is more often funny than not.
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Movies have almost totally ignored African Americans of the 1940s.
Easy is an authentic movie hero who is serious about doing the right thing - but only because he's forced into it.
With so many recent movies playing violence as if it were cartoonish and of no consequence, it's refreshing to find that a knife or a gun are true threats in this movie.
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 Movie Info for Hero at Large on MSN Movies
John Ritter plays an unsuccessful actor who takes a job posing as comic-book hero Captain Avenger at comics stores and conventions.
Prodded by his girlfriend Anne Archer to be himself and not rely on a costume and mask to gain adulation, Ritter becomes a bonafide hero when he rescues several citizens from a fire.
Thanks to the enthusiastic performance of John Ritter, Hero at Large remains amusing even when you know what's going to happen next (a common occurrence in this film).
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 Accidental Hero (Hero) (1992)
    Andy Garcia is very good as the false hero, and the ever-lovely Geena Davis is excellent as the news hound chasing the story of the man who pulled her from the wreckage of the plane.
The only letdown was the lack of shadow detail; there were many times during this movie where I would have liked this aspect to have been better handled though it never really got in the way.
It would seem that we are blessed with a movie not yet available in R1.
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 Hero (1992) - Moviefone
Rating: NA Synopsis: Stephen Frears' Hero is a contemporary re-working of a Frank Capra-styled fable about a two-bit criminal named Bernie (Dustin Hoffman) who saves...
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 What a Hero! (1992)
Fans of Andy Lau or Maggie Cheung may want to check this out, but "forgettable" would be the best word to describe this movie.
Andy Lau stars as a silly cop who must win a kung-fu competition vs. bastard cop Roy Cheung or the end of the world will occur.
The saving grace of this movie is Maggie Cheung, who manages to be compelling and believable even in total crap.
www.lovehkfilm.com /reviews/what_a_hero.htm   (173 words)

 Hero Movie Poster
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 Hero (1992) Unofficial Movie Site - Trailers Review DVD Poster Soundtrack
A star athlete in college, he trained as a classical actor and got his first movie role in the early 1940s.
The Movie children 2.95 145 42 Hero for a Day children 2.95 146 3 Lovely and...
Hero (1992) and Mary Reilly (1996) failed miserably at the box office and in the...
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 Movie Review - Hero (1992) - eFilmCritic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Dustin Hoffman stars as a not very heroic hero in 'Hero', a rather unrealistic but entertaining drama.
On the way to pick up his kid and see a movie, he witnesses a plane crash.
Bernie who is now in the doghouse with his kid, whom he never got to take to the movies.
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 MRQE - Movie Review Query Engine - Hero
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Rutger Hauer Hero Wardrobe - £750.00 : Propmasters.net
From the 1992 cult movie, described as Aliens meets Blade Runner, comes this set of hero wardrobe worn by the movie's star Rutger Hauer in his role as 'Stone'.
Comprises of a fl padded Jacket with detailing, to include a 'London Central Division' patch on the right chest, white T-Shirt (with tare to front), Gun Holster, Knife Holster, Ammo Holder and an additional 'London Central Division' Patch.
Pieces from this movie are near impossible to source and this set is probably the most important to ever surface on the open market.
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 Hero (1992)
A petty criminal happens upon a plane crash and reluctantly saves some lives, including that of a female TV reporter.
The woman launches a media campaign to find and reward the hero.
Wittier, more outrageous screwball comedy predicated on similar heroism scam.
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 Hero - Movie Information at filmsandtv.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The heroic luchador storms the ring with his comical sidekick Esqueleto (Hector Jimenez) while trying to impress the lovely Sister Encarnacion (Ana de la Reguera) in this eccentric satire from director Jared Hess.
In fact, the real hero is Bernie LaPlante (Dustin Hoffman) who is amazed at the attention and money Bubber receives.
Set in ancient China, this story relates the exploits of the warrior (Jet Li) who defeated three would-be assassins and prevented them from killing the powerful emperor of China.
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 Amazon.com: Night & The City (1992) / Movie: Video: Robert De Niro,Jessica Lange,Cliff Gorman,Alan King,Jack Warden,Eli ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Definitely, "Night And The City" is not a classic, but it is a funny movie, recommendable for all the fans of the great Robert De Niro that are trying to see the entire Robert De Niro catalogue (like myself).
I am a big Robert DeNiro afficionado so this movie was a big letdown for me. I am sure people are going to vote against this review, but I am being honest here and I don't believe in voting on reveiws.
This movie is violent and has bad language, especially against women and I found those words to be offensive.
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 ACCIDENTAL HERO (1992) - DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Hotshot TV reporter Gayle Gayley literally falls into the story of a lifetime when she's saved from a fiery plane crash.
But her mystery hero disappers into the night...
But is the handsome hero that comes foward really her mysterious saviour?
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Le petit prince a dit (And the Little Prince Said), Movie, 1992
See all comments about this movie and its vehicles
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 "The Last of the Mohicans-1992" Movie Review
(1992) Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig, Hodhi May, Steven Waddington, Wes Studi, Peter Postlethwaite, Colm Meaney, Maurice Roeves, Patrice Chereau
James Fenimore Cooper's classic tale, and hero, Hawkeye (A.K.A. Pathfinder and Deerslayer), have been brought to the screen (in films and on television) in abundance.
Even so, Michael Mann's grand undertaking has classic written all over it.
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 Hero (1992)
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 Our Twisted Hero (1992) | Movie Stills & Images
Our Twisted Hero (1992) Movie Stills and Images
The South Korean teen drama Our Twisted Hero.
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 Hale the Hero (1992) (TV) Unofficial Movie Site - Trailers Review DVD Poster Soundtrack
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 Movie Trivia Quizzes (Tim Burton Quiz)
8) How many Tim Burton movies (as of 2001) have starred Johnny Depp?
Courtney Love and her fake rock band Hole
10) Tim Burton played a character named Brian in a 1992 movie.
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 Hero (1992) Unofficial Movie Site - Trailers Review DVD Poster Soundtrack
Hero (1992) Unofficial Movie Site - Trailers Review DVD Poster Soundtrack
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 NetGlimse.com Hero (1992) Movie Review,trailer, photos, Box office,movie,story,cast
NetGlimse.com Hero (1992) Movie Review,trailer, photos, Box office,movie,story,cast
Starring : Geena Davis, Dustin Hoffman, Andy Garcia, Joan Cusack, Tom Arnold,
Overwiew :When a plane crashes in a rainstorm, Bernie Laplante (Dustin Hoffman), a small time crook, anonymously risks his life and saves everyone.
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