Hero Poster

Release Date: September 22nd, 1992

DVD Release Date: May 25th, 1999

PG-13|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
Serial swindler Bernie Laplante (Dustin Hoffman) makes the first selfless gesture of his life when he helps save injured passengers from a roadside plane crash and then vanishes into the night. Hoping to find the hero who pulled her out of the wreck, reporter Gale Gayley (Geena Davis) announces a $1 million prize for stepping forward. But when handsome vagrant John Bubber (Andy Garcia) takes credit, Bernie struggles to expose him amid a media circus and countless adoring fans.

Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia, Joan Cusack, Kevin J. O'Connor, Maury Chaykin, Stephen Tobolowsky, Christian Clemenson

Director: Stephen Frears

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Columbia, TriStar Pictures

Keywords: Rivalry, Deception, Transformation, Bar, Wife, Son, 1990s, Mystery, Heartwarming, Rescue, Amusing