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  • A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1977)
  • PG
    107 min | Drama
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1977)
PG
107 min | Drama

A troubled boy (Larry B. Scott) becomes addicted to heroin, and his mother (Cicely Tyson) and foster father (Paul Winfield) help him fight it.
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Alice Childress (novel) (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 14, 1977

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Feb 3, 1978 (United States)
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18 cast members
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Cicely Tyson
Sweets Sweets   See fewer
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Paul Winfield
Butler Butler   See fewer
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Helen Martin
Mrs. Bell Mrs. Bell   See fewer
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Glynn Turman
Nigeria Nigeria   See fewer
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David Groh
Cohen Cohen   See fewer
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Kenneth Green
Jimmy Lee Jimmy Lee   See fewer
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Erin Blunt
Carwell Carwell   See fewer
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Arthur French
Security Guard Security Guard   See fewer
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Bill Cobbs
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Sheila Wills
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Arnold Johnson
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Barbara Alston
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Keny Long
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Hartwell Sims
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Claire Brennen
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6.9 / 10 | 293 votes