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The Hero (2017)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 9 June 2017 (USA)
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An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality.

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An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality.

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Rated R for drug use, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Sam Elliott and Nick Offerman starred together on several episodes of Parks and Recreation with Elliott playing Ron Dunn, the Eagleton counterpart of Ron Swanson (Offerman). See more »

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4 June 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sam Elliott and Nick Offerman were great, but that's about all I can say about this--not because of the acting by others, but because it was an overused story. They didn't have much to work with. The plot was predictable and hackneyed. It was like a movie I'd seen--many times before--including the standard situation (shown in the trailer) about an absent father and the strained relationship with his child and everything that predictably happens. We waited for the ending to see if it would redeem itself, but no.


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