Some Kind of Hero Reviews

October 17, 2019
Richard Pryor is not only an inspired comedian, but such a fine all-around actor that it's a pity he can't find better material than Some Kind of Hero, which Is every kind of flop.
September 20, 2019
An embarrassingly bad concoction.
October 23, 2018
It may not sound like much of a howler, but with Pryor's talent and Michael Pressman's able directing, there are plenty of laughs and some touching moments as well --most of them in the first half.
April 27, 2018
There aren't enough good Richard Pryor bits in Some Kind of Hero which means that Pryor still isn't being used to his best advantage by Hollywood.
February 23, 2012
Some Kind of Hero is yet another example of how Richard Pryor can take a mediocre film and elevate it to the level of his extraordinary talents.