My Father The Hero

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Released 1994

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Director:
Steve Miner
Released:
1994
Rating:
PG
Gerard Depardieu stars as an overprotective father who lands in hot water when his overactive teenage daughter gets in over her head at a tropical vacation resort! Soon, the mischievous teen is getting dad in big, big trouble -- hurling him into one madcap misadventure after another. Combining uproarious comedy and a beautiful island setting, MY FATHER,THE HERO, simply overflows with nonstop fun in the sun.

Metacritic Score

  • 75

    San Francisco Chronicle Peter Stack

    My Father, the Hero makes up for its lack of energy with a handful of bright moments created by Depardieu's sheer charm even in a galumphing part. He has to maintain incredulous lo...

  • 75

    Boston Globe Jay Carr

    The film works because Depardieu is relaxed enough to turn in persuasive acting that keep us from noticing how plastic the setup is. [4 Feb 1994, p.52]

  • 50

    Philadelphia Inquirer Carrie Rickey

    How Depardieu rises above this nonsense about a girl who tries to make a beau more interested by telling him that her father is actually her lover is something that a physicist sho...

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