Hero (1992)

We're all heroes if you catch us at the right moment. Even Bernie Laplante.

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Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He's divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe whilst rescuing passengers of a crashed jet. Being a thief who is down on his luck, Bernie takes advantage of the crash, but then someone else claims credit for the rescue.

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  • Dustin Hoffman

    as Bernard 'Bernie' Laplante
  • Geena Davis

    as Gale Gayley
  • Andy García

    as John Bubber
  • Joan Cusack

    as Evelyn Laplante
  • Kevin J. O'Connor

    as Chucky
  • Maury Chaykin

    as Winston
  • Stephen Tobolowsky

    as Wallace
  • Tom Arnold

    as Chick
  • Richard Riehle

    as Robinson
  • Martin Starr

    as Allen in Coma
  • Chevy Chase

    as Deke - Channel 4 News Director
  • Edward Herrmann

    as Mr. Broadman - Man Committing Suicide
  • Jeff Garlin

    as News Vendor
  • Daniel Baldwin

    as Fireman Denton
  • Christian Clemenson

    as James Conklin
  • Warren Berlinger

    as Judge Goines
  • Fisher Stevens

    as Director of Channel 4 Crash Feature
  • James Madio

    as Joey Laplante
  • Clea Lewis

    as Sylvia
Production Laura Ziskin Producer
Writing Laura Ziskin Screenplay
Directing Stephen Frears Director
Sound George Fenton Original Music Composer
Writing David Webb Peoples Screenplay
Editing Mick Audsley Editor
Camera Oliver Stapleton Director of Photography