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Summary A Vietnam vet (Richard Pryor) 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.

Some Kind of Hero
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 8 Critic Reviews
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Summary A Vietnam vet (Richard Pryor) 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.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 8 Critic Reviews
68
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Generally Favorable Based on 8 Critic Reviews
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88% Positive
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13% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Production Company Paramount Pictures
Release Date Apr 2, 1982
Duration 1 h 37 m
Rating R
Tagline Richard Pryor is in a new kind of comedy...about some kind of hero...in some kind of mess. [USA theatrical]