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My Father, the Hero (1994)

My Father, the Hero (1994)

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Disney not only recycled the French farce Mon Pere, Ce Heros but brought back the lead actor of the original, Gerard Depardieu, for the Americanized remake My Father, the Hero. Depardieu plays Andre, the loving but neglectful French father of fourteen-year old Nicole (Katherine Heigl), who now wants to be called Nicky. To make up for lost time, Andre picks up Nicole from the condo of his ex-wife Megan (Lauren Hutton) to take her on a vacation to the Bahamas. Nicole, bitter at her father's frequent absences and embarrassed to be seen with him in the Bahamas, concocts a tale in which she tells her fellow vacationers that Andre is her lover -- and an ex-con to boot. Andre, oblivious to whom everyone thinks he is, tries to act like a father taking his daughter on a trip, shocking everyone with unintentional double entendres. At the same time, Nicole is making eyes at the handsome Ben (Dalton James).

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Cast

Ann Hearn
as Stella
Emma Thompson
as Isabelle (uncredited)
Manny Jacobs
as Raymond
Robert Miner
as Mr. Porter
Betty Miner
as Mrs. Porter
Yusef Bulos
as Cab Driver
Stacey Williamson
as Airport Bartender
Malou Corrigan
as Ben's Girlfriend
Robin Bolter
as Raymond's Girlfriend
Steve Wise
as Ben's Father
Judy Clayton
as Ben's Mother
Noa Meldy
as Pablo's Girlfriend
Sid Raymond
as Elderly Guest
Anthony Delaney
as Hotel Bartender
Michelle Riu
as Girl on TV
Dave Corey
as Father at Beach
Tom Bahr
as Guest
Juan Santillan
as Tango Dancer
Eileen Santillan
as Tango Dancer
Isiah Taylor
as Baha Man
Colyn Grant
as Baha Man
Fred Ferguson
as Baha Man
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Critic Reviews for My Father, the Hero

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (3)

Iffy premise undercuts what could have been a sweet romance.

Full Review… | October 21, 2014
Common Sense Media

Off-putting comedy junk full of creepy material.

October 6, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

Depardieu is solid, but this movie fails to hold the audience's interest.

August 2, 2002
Arizona Daily Star

Audience Reviews for My Father, the Hero

My Father The Hero is very funny Movie.

Wahida K
Wahida K

Super Reviewer

eh

Curtis Lilly
Curtis Lilly

Super Reviewer

great movie, funny comedy

danny d
danny d

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