Hero (I) (1992)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit.


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  • Geena Davis and Andy Garcia in Hero (1992)
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19 December 1999 | Troels-4
A bold statement.
I felt not only well entertained by this film, it also reinforced my disdain towards the way media makes heroes out of people with media flair, instead of the people who really deserve it. As Bubber, the imposter, played in the film by Garcia so emphatically puts it: "We're all heroes if you catch us at the right moment". The falseness of this otherwise bold and inspiring message brings out a seldom heard truth about the way lies have sold so well in this century. And how most people are willing to sell their souls for the supposed joy of being a celebrity.

The similarity with the fabulous "Fearless" (starring Jeff Bridges) is striking, in spite of the completely different realization and overall mood of the film.

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Release Date:

2 October 1992

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

California, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,210,875 4 October 1992

Gross USA:

$19,507,345

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,507,345

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