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The plot centers on a movie star Lee Hayden (Elliott), whose career high as a Western film icon is now several decades in the past. Today he makes his living doing voice-overs, and spends most of his spare time smoking weed or hanging out with his pal (Offerman).

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Based on 12 The Hero reviews, The Hero gets an average review score of 65.
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thefilmstage.comCinema
The cancer-diagnosis plot device is certainly well-worn and can often be viciously maudlin, but Haley does well in utilizing it as a means to work on something a bit more nuance...
128d ago
B+/A+
theplaylist.netCinema
“The Hero” feels looser, more abstract, and more symbolically ambitious than the winsome “I’ll See You In My Dreams,” and at times you wish for a bit more narrative rigor. But i...
128d ago
80/100
www.nytimes.comCinema
This film belongs to its star.
128d ago
3/4
www.rollingstone.comCinema
Playing a former star given a second chance at life, the legendary actor gets a rare spotlight – and the role of a career.
128d ago
C+/A+
www.avclub.comCinema
It’s great to see Sam Elliott in a starring role, but The Hero isn’t worth his talents.
128d ago
70/100
time.comCinema
In The Hero, Sam Elliott plays Lee Hayden, an aging, mostly out-of-work actor--the cowboy roles in which he used to specialize have all but disappeared.
128d ago
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The Hero release date for Blu-ray, DVD, VOD September 19, 2017 4 Weeks Ago (US)
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