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The Hero

Legendary actor Sam Elliott plays Lee Hayden, a washed-up Western film icon, who today makes a living through voiceovers, while leading a sedentary life accompanied by copious amounts of weed and former co-star turned dealer Nick Offerman.

Upon being struck with a surprise cancer diagnosis, Lee quickly prioritizes, and commits to proving his self-worth through a reprisal of his most iconic role, The Hero, in a sequel to the beloved Western film. 

Lee also attempts to mend the relationship with his estranged daughter Krysten Ritter and his ex-wife Katherine Ross, while sparking a new relationship with a stand-up comic played by Laura Prepon.

The Hero was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

93 min / CA / Oklahoma Premiere

Director: Brett Haley
Writer: Marc Basch, Brett Haley
Producers: Sam Bisbee, Houston King, Erik Rommesmo
Cast: Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Krysten Ritter, Katharine Ross, Nick Offerman

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