An over-the-hill movie star (Sam Elliott) deals with a cancer diagnosis and a lifetime of regrets while trying to mend fences with his ex-wife (Katharine Ross) and daughter (Krysten Ritter). At the same time, he pursues a new romantic interest (Laura Prepon). Directed by Brett Haley.
Keegan DeWitt - Composer, QUIET CITY
Brett Haley - Actor, THE RIDGE (2005)
Rob C. Givens
Joseph Rudge - Musical Direction/Supervision
Frank Collison - American Actor
Patrika Darbo - Supporting Actress
Sam Elliott - American Actor, MASK
Max Gail - Detective Stanley Wojohowicz (Wojo) of TV's "Barney Miller"
Maxwell Gail - Detective Stanley Wojohowicz (Wojo) of TV's "Barney Miller"
Katharine Ross - American Actress
Doug Cox - Actor; Screenwriter; Director
Nick Offerman - Actor
Laura Prepon - Actress, THAT '70S SHOW
Linda Lee McBride
"[I]ts a pleasure to luxuriate in the silver-haired 72-year-olds distinctively handsome features and deeply resonant voice..." - 06/09/2017 A.V. Club
"The opening scene of THE HERO offers a welcome reminder of what many a moviegoer already knows: namely, that Sam Elliotts voice is one of the wonders of the cinematic world." - 06/08/2017 Los Angeles Times
"[A] welcome tribute to a lanky, taciturn presence -- a love letter to an actor that reminds us of why we ought to love him, too." - 06/15/2017 Boston Globe
"Mr. Elliott, for whom the story was written and who appears in almost every scene, lends even the most hackneyed moments a faded authenticity." - 06/08/2017 New York Times
"Director Haley comes up with some effective stylistic touches, meshing developments in Lees real life with snippets from his one iconic movie, titled THE HERO." - 06/15/2017 Chicago Sun-Times
3 stars out of 4 -- "THE HERO is a chance for someone who, after a long career in which he's never hurt for work, finally gets to show you everything he's capable of in one fell swoop....It is a gift to Sam Elliott -- and to us." - 06/09/2017 Rolling Stone
"This affectionately crafted project offers Elliott the most substantial big-screen role of his career..." - 01/21/2017 Variety
"In THE HERO, Elliott finally gets to claim center stage, in a role that often slyly invokes his iconic stature and voice." - 06/15/2017 Washington Post