Some Kind Of Hero

Although much was lost from James Kirkwood's novel in its transition from the printed page to the screen (despite the author's collaboration on the screenplay), Richard Pryor's assured tragicomic performance is so engaging that this otherwise forgettable film is not only worth watching, but often compelling. Pryor plays Eddie Keller, an Army conscript who...read more

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Some Kind of Hero
This fast moving comedy is laced with poignancy and drama as Pryor assays one of the finest roles of his career as Eddie Keller, a man who returns hom (more…)
Some Kind Of Hero - Official Trailer
00:31 — Corporal Eddie Keller just spent six years as a prisoner of war. Now he's coming home. Richard Pryor wowed audiences with his moving portrayal of the (more…)

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  • Released: 1982
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Although much was lost from James Kirkwood's novel in its transition from the printed page to the screen (despite the author's collaboration on the screenplay), Richard Pryor's assured tragicomic performance is so engaging that this otherwise forgettable f… (more)

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