Rent Show Me a Hero (2015) on DVD and Blu-ray - DVD Netflix

Show Me a Hero

2015 NR 1 season

Want to watch for free? Join for a free month

Show Me a Hero

2015 NR 1 season
  • Overview
  • Seasons
  • Details
In this six-part miniseries, the newly elected mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., finds himself smack-dab in the middle of controversy when he's forced to implement a federal government mandate encouraging racial integration through public housing.
SEASON  1
  • SEASON  1

Summary of Season 1 (2015) - 2 discs

After federal authorities order the construction of public housing in white middle-class areas of Yonkers, N.Y., the city's young mayor is forced to carry out the mandate amid an atmosphere roiling with fear and racism.
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen 1.78:1
Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral), French, Portuguese (Brazilian)
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Screen
Widescreen 1.78:1
Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish (Neutral), French
CC
No
Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
age 14+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 14+
  • Fast, free delivery

    Free delivery to your mailbox and free returns.

  • No late fees

    Keep your movies as long as you want with no due dates.

  • Super easy

    Pick your movies, watch when you want, return, and repeat.

  • The best titles

    The best movies and TV shows, plus weekly new releases.

Reviews

age 14+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that Show Me a Hero is a miniseries that deals with weighty adult issues such as racism, class, and poverty in a serious and sobering way that reflects the series' true-story origins. Characters regularly use unbleeped language such as "f--k" and "s--t" and get into spirited arguments that spark violent protests. You'll also see light sexual tension and kissing, along with social drinking and cigarette smoking.

Sexual Content

Kissing, sexual tension.

Violence

Verbal sparring, rioting, and violent protesting; some characters carry weapons and/or are threatened with physical harm.

Language

Frequent, unbleeped usage of words such as "f--k," "s--t," "a--hole," and "piss."

Social Behavior

Themes explore racism, social class, and the mechanics of local politics with a tone that's more realistic (read: pessimistic) than hopeful. But there's an attempt to show that people are just that -- people.

Consumerism

Some brand names are mentioned (Maalox, Stoli).

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Social drinking, cigarette smoking. Some scenes take place in bars.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

How it works

  • 1

    Create your list

    Browse from thousands of movies and shows.

  • 2

    Free delivery

    We send out your disc the next business day.

  • 3

    Watch and repeat

    Free returns, plus no due dates or late fees.

Unlimited movies sent to your door, starting at $7.99 a month.