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Hero at Large (1980)

PG
98 min | Comedy, Romance

An idealistic but struggling actor finds his life unexpectedly complicated when he stops a robbery while wearing the costume of Captain Avenger, a superhero character of a film he is hired to to promote. He decides to dabble at being a ...See moreAn idealistic but struggling actor finds his life unexpectedly complicated when he stops a robbery while wearing the costume of Captain Avenger, a superhero character of a film he is hired to to promote. He decides to dabble at being a superhero only to find that it is more difficult and dangerous than he ever imagined. Written by Kenneth Chisholm See less
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Stephen J. Friedman (as Stephen Friedman)
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$ 15,934,737
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Release date
Feb 8, 1980 (United States)

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68 cast members
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John Ritter
Steve Nichols Steve Nichols   See fewer
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Anne Archer
J. Marsh J. Marsh   See fewer
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Bert Convy
Walter Reeves Walter Reeves   See fewer
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Kevin McCarthy
Calvin Donnelly Calvin Donnelly   See fewer
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Anita Dangler
Mrs. Havacheck Mrs. Havacheck   See fewer
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Jane Hallaren
Gloria Preston Gloria Preston   See fewer
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Allan Rich
Marty Fields Marty Fields   See fewer
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Kurt Andon
Fireman Fireman   See fewer
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Gerry Black
Hero at Fire Hero at Fire   See fewer
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Tony Cacciotti
Anthony Casselli Anthony Casselli   See fewer
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William Bogert
TV Moderator TV Moderator   See fewer
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Joyce Brothers
Herself (as Dr. Joyce Brothers) Herself (as Dr. Joyce Brothers)   See fewer
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Gerald Castillo
2nd Hero at Fire 2nd Hero at Fire   See fewer
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Natalie Cilona
Woman in Fire Woman in Fire   See fewer
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Tony Crupi
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Heidi Gold
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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Garry Goodrow
TV Reporter TV Reporter   See fewer
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Michael Gorrin
Mr. Rothberg Mr. Rothberg   See fewer
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Rod Haase
Captain Avenger Captain Avenger   See fewer
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Henrietta Jacobson
Mrs. Rothberg Mrs. Rothberg   See fewer
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Gary Howard Klar
Cameraman (as Gary Klar) Cameraman (as Gary Klar)   See fewer
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Michael Leon
Wilson Wilson   See fewer
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Bryan O'Byrne
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
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James O'Connell
Stage Manager Stage Manager   See fewer
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Church Ortiz
Grocery Store Punk Grocery Store Punk   See fewer
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Robin Sherwood
Lab. Assistant Lab. Assistant   See fewer
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Marley Sims
Denise Denise   See fewer
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Joseph Stern
Assistant Director Assistant Director   See fewer
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Kenneth Tobey
Firechief Palmer Firechief Palmer   See fewer
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Larry Attebery
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Kevin Bacon
2nd Teenager 2nd Teenager   See fewer
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Vanda Barra
Woman in Crowd Woman in Crowd   See fewer
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Neill Barry
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Chris Borgen
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AJ Carothers
Stage Director Stage Director   See fewer
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David James Carroll
Actor on Bus Actor on Bus   See fewer
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Gary Combs
Holdup Man Holdup Man   See fewer
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Rita Crafts
Woman in Crowd Woman in Crowd   See fewer
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Carol Martin
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Lionel Pina
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Michael Prince
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John Roland
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Marilyn Salenger
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Jack Somack
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Rolland Smith
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Willy Stern
Johnny Johnny   See fewer
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Nancy Bleier
Commercial Star Commercial Star   See fewer
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Robert Carricart
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Frank Casey
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Tracey Cohn
Young Girl Young Girl   See fewer
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Kenneth Cory
Man at Rally Man at Rally   See fewer
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Penny Crone
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Alberto Ferrara
Young Boy Young Boy   See fewer
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Leonard P. Geer
1st Thug (as Lenny Geer) 1st Thug (as Lenny Geer)   See fewer
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Tyler Horn
Commercial Star Commercial Star   See fewer
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Peter Iacangelo
Man at Rally Man at Rally   See fewer
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Jack Beers
Subway Passenger (uncredited) Subway Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Boys
Mime (uncredited) Mime (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matteo Cafiso
Boy at Party: Boy in Crowd (uncredited) Boy at Party: Boy in Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Carroll
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert P. Fields
Young Fan (uncredited) Young Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marianne Muellerleile
Woman in Line (uncredited) Woman in Line (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Palma
Street drummer (uncredited) Street drummer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 1,173 votes