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Hero and the Terror (1988)

Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the ... See full summary »

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William Tannen

Writers:

Michael Blodgett (novel), Dennis Shryack (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Norris ... Danny O'Brien
Brynn Thayer ... Kay
Steve James ... Robinson
Jack O'Halloran ... Simon Moon
Jeffrey Kramer ... Dwight
Ron O'Neal ... Mayor
Murphy Dunne Murphy Dunne ... Theater Manager
Heather Blodgett ... Betsy
Tony DiBenedetto Tony DiBenedetto ... Dobeny
Billy Drago ... Dr. Highwater
Joe Guzaldo Joe Guzaldo ... Copelli
Peter Miller Peter Miller ... Chief Bridges
Karen Lorre ... Ginger (as Karen Witter)
Lorry Goldman Lorry Goldman ... Ginger's Manager
Christine Wagner Christine Wagner ... Doctor
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Storyline

Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has started killing women again, and O'Brien is the only man who can stop him. Written by Darryl Schneider <fish2@datanet.ab.ca>

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Heroes hit hardest.


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hero See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$5,301,200
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Golan-Globus Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the undercover scene, when Danny is cooking eggs, he is introduced as Carlos, which is in fact Chuck Norris' real name. See more »

Goofs

When Kay is shopping for the red dress, Danny turns away from the window to purchase a newspaper from a vending machine, but his reflection on the shop window remains stationary between the shots. See more »

Quotes

Danny O'Brien: Well, the way I see it, Victor, you have two choices: you can swim for it or you can give it up.
Victor: [chuckles] I'm gonna break you like a bad habit numb-nuts.
Danny O'Brien: Well, that is a third choice.
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Soundtracks

Two Can Be One
Music by David Michael Frank (as David M. Frank)
Lyric by Robert Jason and Denise Osso
Performed by Joe Pizzulo and Stephanie Reach
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A chill goes up my spine
17 April 2001 | by DragofanSee all my reviews

WOW! I've heard many negative reviews of this film but holy cow is it a nail biter! Chuck Norris is at his prime in this movie, a performance he was only able to top in Delta Force One and Two. Billy Drago, as Doctor Highwater, leads a solid supporting cast in making this movie a huge success. Every time Chuck and Billy team up they create an explosion of action and emotion. I've watched this movie several times and every time I come away with something new I have learned about the characters or the plot itself. This movie has an awful high babe factor as well. Bottom line: Drago and Norris are an hit on screen!


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