Title Matching "American Hero" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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A teacher is asked to be a superhero using a special alien suit with powers he can barely understand or control.

Stars: William Katt, Connie Sellecca, Robert Culp, Michael Paré

Votes: 3,709

2. Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018)

PG | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.0
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57 Metascore

The true story of a stray dog who joins his new master on the battlefields of the First World War. For his valorous actions, Sgt. Stubby is still recognized as the most decorated dog in American history.

Director: Richard Lanni | Stars: Logan Lerman, Helena Bonham Carter, Gérard Depardieu, Jordan Beck

Votes: 648 | Gross: $3.14M

3. The Greatest American Hero (2018 TV Movie)

Comedy

An updated version of the classic 1980s TV show, this time with a female protagonist.

Director: Christine Gernon | Stars: Hannah Simone, George Wendt, Gia Sandhu, Ellie Reed

4. G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1983)

300 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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The GI Joe Special Missions force must battle to build a counterweapon to Cobra's teleportation device.

Stars: Michael Bell, Arthur Burghardt, Christopher Collins, B.J. Ward

Votes: 1,342

5. American Hero (2015)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

4.9
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42 Metascore

Melvin, a reluctant Superhero, lives only for crime, women and drugs - until he realises that the only way he will ever get to see his estranged son is to go straight and fulfil his potential as a crime fighter.

Director: Nick Love | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Eddie Griffin, Luis Da Silva Jr., Christopher Berry

Votes: 3,584

6. The Last American Hero (1973)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Sport

6.4
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A young hellraiser quits his moonshine business to try to become the best NASCAR racer the south has ever seen.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Valerie Perrine, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ned Beatty

Votes: 1,291

7. Michael Jordan: An American Hero (1999 TV Movie)

PG | Biography, Drama, Sport

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It starts as a little kid and shows the man behind the legend grow up to the nba

Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Debbie Allen, Ernie Hudson, Robin Givens, Lou Rawls

Votes: 246

8. A Real American Hero (1978 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Bufford Pusser is the Sheriff of a Tennessee County who must go against a former friend, and a group of women who use an old blue law to segregate a recently freed prostitute. To fight them... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Forrest Tucker, Brian Kerwin, Ken Howard

Votes: 199

9. Ali: An American Hero (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

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Interprets Cassius Clay's life, his Muslim transformation into Muhammad Ali and his 1974 fight with George Foreman for the heavyweight championship.

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: David Ramsey, Clarence Williams III, Joe Morton, Vondie Curtis-Hall

Votes: 192

10. The Greatest American Hero: The Fan Series (2009)

28 min | Short, Action, Comedy

6.2
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A revamp of the successful '80s television series by Stephen J. Cannell, where an ordinary school teacher is given superhuman powers after receiving a super-suit by aliens. Unfortunately he... See full summary »

Director: Mitch Yapko | Stars: Allen Rueckert, Don Stark, Brittany Ross, Morgan Snyder

Votes: 17

11. American Hero (1997)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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Jack Armstrong who left the life of violence behind him must use his military skills once again.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Musetta Vander, Patrick Thomas, Jeff Corey

Votes: 22

12. Bugs Bunny: All American Hero (1981 TV Movie)

23 min | Animation, Family

7.5
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Directors: Friz Freleng, David Detiege | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 72

13. American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes (2016 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Director: Kenny Reff | Stars: George W. Bush, Eric Dane, Michael Douglas, Taylor Kitsch

14. Cornman: American Vegetable Hero (2001)

70 min | Adventure, Action, Comedy

5.7
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A loser develops the ability to communicate with corn and becomes a crazy super hero. He battles the evil villain, Dr. Hoe, who wants to own all the corn in the world.

Director: Barak Epstein | Stars: Mike Wiebe, Melissa R. Bacelar, Adam Lockhart, James Hoke

Votes: 91

15. American Humane Hero Dog Awards (2018 TV Special)

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Director: Richard A. Preuss | Stars: James Denton, Danielle Fishel, Christian Lanz, Beth Stern

16. John Glenn: American Hero (1998 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

7.1
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John Glenn goes on another journey into outer space for tests on how old age is affected there. His whole life is chronicled in this informative documentary, from his first mission above to... See full summary »

Director: Blaine Baggett | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Kurt Brown, Scott Carpenter, Lyn Freedman

Votes: 32

17. American Heroes Saltwater Challenge (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

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A documentary on how one boy's compassion brought soldiers severely wounded in Afghanistan to compete in America's oldest fishing tournament.

Director: Robert Nixon

18. The Greatest American Hero (2008– )

Adventure

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Stars: Brad Heller, Josh Kirby, Milton Lawrence, Kimmy McKinley

19. Tuskegee Airmen: American Heroes (1999 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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This production tells the gripping true story of the 332nd Fighter Group and the 99th Fighter Squadron of the US Army Aire Corps - the Tuskdegee Airmen - America's first black combat pilots... See full summary »

Director: Richard Borenstein | Star: Ossie Davis

20. Small Town Boy, Real American Hero (2011)

90 min | Documentary

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Many men and women voluntarily risk life and limb in the United States military in time of war. Those who pay the ultimate price are called "hero" by their surviving peers. This is the ... See full summary »

Stars: Dale Dye, Joseph L. Galloway, Harold G. Moore

21. A True American Hero: Thomas Yoxall (2017)

5 min | Short, Drama

9.7
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Based on the true events, this short depicts the gruesome scene that took place in Arizona and highlights the lasting effects on everyone involved.

Director: Jake Noecker | Stars: Kevin Hendricks, Theo McLemore, Chris Noecker, Kimberley Noecker

Votes: 18

22. American Hero (1995 Video Game)

Action, Comedy

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An FMV game for Jaguar CD that never got finished.

Directors: David Brandes, Jeff Burr | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Musetta Vander, Patrick Thomas, Lawrence Tierney

23. For Auction: An American Hero (1986 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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Director: Robert Drew

24. American Hero (2012)

Music

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Stars: Ariel Fournier, Ken Fournier, Jack Griffo, Elle Lazo

25. American Heroes & Legends (1992–1995)

Family

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26. Old American Hero (2008)

Short, Western

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When a cowboy card game goes awry a melancholy Sheriff regains his pride.

Director: Gregory Hoffman | Stars: Gwynne Flanagan, Erik Heger, Karl Ramsey

27. American Heroes: A Tribute to Navajo Code Talkers (2003 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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This short piece names all 29 Congressional gold medal and 318 silver medal recipients that were finally honoured for their efforts in 2002. This also tells a bit of the history of the Navajo code talkers.

Stars: Eugene R. Crawford, Carl N. Gorman, Joe Morris Sr., James Nahkai Jr.

28. Greatest American Hero spoof (1981)

58 min | Action

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Director: Jeffrey Riegel | Stars: Keith Grimes, Jeffrey Riegel, Tasciotti, Gary Riegel

29. Invisible Heroes: African-Americans in the Spanish Civil War (2015 TV Movie)

77 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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In 1936, some 2,800 young Americans, together with 50,000 volunteers from 54 countries, offered their lives in defense of the Spanish Republic. What is less known is that 85 African ... See full summary »

Directors: Alfonso Domingo, Jordi Torrent

Votes: 8

30. Real American Heroes (2011)

31 min | Short, Action, Comedy

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Arlan Chase a young new recruit has just been stationed in Afghanistan for his first tour, keeping his long term hope of returning home in mind Arlan tries to keep a low profile but quickly... See full summary »

Director: Ori Guendelman | Stars: Erik Estrada, Ben Faigus, Peter Gannon, Jason Hodson

31. All American Hero (1999)

8 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Ben Jessop | Stars: Demord Dann, Marcel Maillard

Votes: 20

32. The Honors: A Salute to American Heroes (2014 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Director: Steve Fisher | Stars: Bret Baier, Paul Berry, Lorraine Bracco, Megyn Kelly

33. G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1992 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

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Director: Formula Jun

34. American Hero (2007)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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What is a hero? Explore the heroic roots of the American West that lives on today through the poets, musicians, and artists of the Heber City Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

Director: Daniel Bean

35. The American Hero Ride (2008)

89 min | Documentary

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Pictures rides with The Eagle's Nest IMB's (Independant Misfit Bikers) on their annual 400-mile trip from Tulsa, Oklahoma to the VA Hospital (Spinal Center) in Memphis, Tennessee to raise ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Randal | Star: Dan Snow

36. FIREBALL RUN: American Heroes Challenge (2011)

60 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

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The FIREBALL RUN Adventurally is one epic GAME. For 9 days, through 18 cities, spanning 3500 miles teams from everywhere, must solve clues & accomplish missions in order to navigate America... See full summary »

Director: J Sanchez | Stars: Valentino Balboni, Kevin Boulton, Andy Haffen, Doc Harmony

37. The True Story of an American WWII Hero (2012 TV Movie)

111 min | Biography, War

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This is the true story of Harry Beeman, Gunner's Mate First Class on board the USS Ellet during many historic battles. This is a compilation of memories from his front porch in the Midwest to the front lines of battle.

Director: Joe G. Lenders | Star: Darron MacMathe

38. Change the World: American Heroes (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Carter Oosterhouse, Monica Pedersen

39. Ann Maguire: An American Hero (2016)

62 min | Documentary

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The biography of Ann Maguire who made extraordinary contributions to the gay rights movement, breast cancer movment, work to eradicate homelessness, and managed several major political ... See full summary »

Director: Marguerite Rizzi

40. American Heroes (1997– )

26 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

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In 1994, Serling and his partner, Roland Seeman, developed and shot a half-hour series pilot in Bosnia to share how others have selflessly dedicated their lives to help others.

Stars: Diane Paul, Sonya Thompson, Toby Wolf, Mike Watkiss

41. Great American Heroes (2012– )

30 min | Reality-TV

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Follows Trace Adkins on his nationwide tour as he takes time away from the stage to celebrate the good folks in the communities he visits who may seem ordinary at first glance, but are ... See full summary »

Star: Trace Adkins

42. American Hero (2009)

15 min | Short, Drama

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A story of love and redemption, about an American Iraqi Veteran, who comes home apparently intact but mentally and emotionally damaged. While his devoted sister suffers in the struggle to ... See full summary »

Director: Begonya Plaza | Stars: James Augustus Lee, Begonya Plaza

43. The Honors: A Salute to American Heroes (2015 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Director: Steve Fisher | Stars: Buzz Aldrin, Bret Baier, Paul Berry, Dean Cain

44. American Heroes for Hire (2011– )

Talk-Show

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American Heroes for Hire showcases a select group of young veterans to assist them with finding employment after returning home. Today's war veterans face many obstacles when applying for a... See full summary »

Stars: Sheilah Griggs, Craig Morgan

45. American Hero (2011)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

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In March 2009 a soldier attempted to murder his roommate dressed as the Joker. He fled to Shenandoah National Park. American Hero tracks his drive down Skyline Drive and the resulting inter net response to his death.

Director: Richard Knox Robinson

46. New American Heroes: The 1999 Senior Olympics (2000– )

35 min

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47. American Hero Awards (1997 TV Special)

120 min

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Director: J.D. Lobue | Stars: Ron Masak, Stacy Burcham, Robert Stack

48. The Honors: A Salute to American Heroes (2013 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Director: Steve Fisher | Star: Paul Berry

49. An American Hero: Frank Nishimura (2016)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Shannon Gee | Stars: Bradley Fujimoto, Josh Judd, Ken Mochizuki, Nadine Nagamatsu

50. Heroes of an American Town (2006 Video)

128 min | Documentary

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This film profiles the exploits of the heroes of Tulare, California, including two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Bob Mathias. It also focuses on the B-17 monument "Preston's Pride," which is ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Traub | Star: Dan Traub


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