Local Hero

  • 1983
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy

Charming, whimsical, and practically perfect, LOCAL HERO reminds us of the great pleasures that British comedy used to routinely provide. This is the greatest Ealing comedy never made: a quirky character comedy with a skillful use of location that is sweetly reminiscent of WHISKEY GALORE!. A discerning eye may even spot a wee bit of the magical Powell-Pressburger...read more

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Local Hero - Official Trailer
02:02 — An oil company executive encounters unexpected situations when he travels to a small Scottish fishing town with the intent of buying it. Quirky quiet (more…)
Local Hero - (Original Trailer)
An American executive gets involved with the inhabitants of a Scottish village he's scouting for a new refinery in Local Hero (1983).

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Charming, whimsical, and practically perfect, LOCAL HERO reminds us of the great pleasures that British comedy used to routinely provide. This is the greatest Ealing comedy never made: a quirky character comedy with a skillful use of location that is sweet… (more)

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