A broken down boxing promoter finds that his son has become a hero fighting in the pacific and is about to come home for a war bond tour. Trouble is, he's been lying about how successful ... See full summary »
Some people will find something worthwhile in the most forgettable movies, and they're welcome to their opinion, but "My Son the Hero" is much more of a sow's ear than a silk purse. Some of the actors are fine, the pace is fairly fast, and it isn't awfully boring, but it's a far cry from a good, funny movie. Anyone who sees "darkness" or depth in this silly and derivative picture is seeing only what they want to see.