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A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich

1978 Rated PG 1hr 47m

Struggling with life in the ghetto, gifted young teen Benjie (Larry B. Scott) turns to heroin to escape his problems. But his troubles only multiply as the drug leads him down a dangerous path to addiction. His mother's boyfriend, Butler (Paul Winfield), tries to help the youth, but Butler has a few things to learn himself before he can get Benjie back on the right track. Ralph Nelson directs this family drama that also stars Cicely Tyson.

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Movie Details

Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.