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Ordinary Heroes (1986)

| Drama, War | TV Movie
This is about a man falling in love with a woman and then immediately gets drafted into the Army during the Vietnam War. In the war he becomes blind and gets discharged.

Director:

Peter H. Cooper

Writer:

Ira Barmak (screenplay) (as Ira R. Barmak)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Dean Anderson ... Tony Kaiser
Richard Baxter Richard Baxter
Valerie Bertinelli ... Maria
Jesse D. Goins ... Kenny Bryant
Dixie Jones Dixie Jones ... Woman At Bus Stop
Matthew Laurance
Victor Morris ... Medic
Doris Roberts
Liz Torres
Dennis W. Zerull Dennis W. Zerull ... Soldier #4
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This is about a man falling in love with a woman and then immediately gets drafted into the Army during the Vietnam War. In the war he becomes blind and gets discharged.

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When he came back, everything was different. His home. His country ... and most of all - the girl he left behind.

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Drama | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

An Ordinary Guy See more »

Filming Locations:

Park City, Utah, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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A summary of the film without giving it all away!
12 February 2000 | by littlejake4See all my reviews

this is a film about two very stubborn people who fall in love with one another in the 1970's. Tony Kaiser and his girl friend maria move in together and begin planning their lives when he is suddenly drafted into the army during the Vietnam war. He serves 14 months and right before he is scheduled to go home he is wounded. He feels helpless and he does not call Maria because he does not want her to know what has happened to him. There are some moving scenes in the film and some scenes are sad. THis is a decent Tv film from the 1980's and is above average when it comes to tv movies of the week. Anderson is very good in the role of Tony Kaiser but Maria, played by val bertinelli(?) is a bit annoying but she kind of grows on you.


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