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Some Kind of Hero (1982)

R
97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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.See moreA 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. Written by JD-2 See less
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$5,631,293
Gross (US & Canada)
$23,671,186
Gross (World)
$23,671,186
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Apr 2, 1982 (United States)

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Richard Pryor
Eddie Keller Eddie Keller   See fewer
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Ray Sharkey
Vinnie Vinnie   See fewer
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Colonel Powers Colonel Powers   See fewer
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David Adams
The Kid The Kid   See fewer
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Shelly Batt
Olivia Olivia   See fewer
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Susan Berlin
Jeanette Jeanette   See fewer
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Mary Betten
Lady Teller Lady Teller   See fewer
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Herbie Braha
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Anthony Charnota
Base Commander (as Anthony R. Charnota) Base Commander (as Anthony R. Charnota)   See fewer
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Matt Clark
Mickey Mickey   See fewer
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Jude Farese
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Elizabeth Farley
Bank Secretary Bank Secretary   See fewer
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John Fujioka
Captain Tan Tai Captain Tan Tai   See fewer
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Raymond Guth
Motel Clerk Motel Clerk   See fewer
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Anne Haney
Monica Lewis Monica Lewis   See fewer
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Mary Jackson
Frances Frances   See fewer
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Peter Jason
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Caren Kaye
Sheila Daniels Sheila Daniels   See fewer
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Enid Kent
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Nan Martin
Hilda Hilda   See fewer
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Bill Morey
Major Ryan Major Ryan   See fewer
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Warren Munson
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Kenneth O'Brien
Jim (Bartender) Jim (Bartender)   See fewer
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Kario Salem
Young Soldier Young Soldier   See fewer
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Pearl Shear
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Jon Van Ness
Powers' Aide Powers' Aide   See fewer
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Sandy Ward
Colonel Maxwell Colonel Maxwell   See fewer
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Aka
Tough Guard #2 (as AKA) Tough Guard #2 (as AKA)   See fewer
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David Banks
Disc Jockey Disc Jockey   See fewer
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David Byrd
Doorman Doorman   See fewer
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Mathew Clark
Bandit #3 Bandit #3   See fewer
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Kenneth S. Eiland
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Alberto Isaac
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Leigh C. Kim
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Stephen Kurumada
Dentist Dentist   See fewer
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Richard McKenzie
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Nicholas Mele
Officer Officer   See fewer
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Harvey Parry
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Bill M. Ryusaki
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William Schoneberger
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Danny Wong
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Hayward Soo Hoo
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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Toby Holguin
Basketball Player (uncredited) Basketball Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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David LeBell
Patient at VA (uncredited) Patient at VA (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 1,160 votes